The biggest derby in Rugby League is now just a couple of weeks away as Wigan Warriors prepare to face St Helens at the JJB Stadium on Thursday 9th April 2009 with an 8pm kick off.
Already over 16,000 tickets for the clash have been sold and fans are urged to get hold of their tickets as soon as possible to get the best seats in the house. Tickets are available in person from the JJB Stadium Ticket Office, via the Ticket Office Hotline on 0871 66 33 552 and online.
The game is attracting fans from far and wide, including twelve coach loads of Rugby League fans from Cumbria with the amateur clubs of Kells, Ulverston and Hensingham, amongst others, heading to the JJB Stadium for the big match.
Hospitality is also selling well and is already 90% full, only a few places remain. If you wish to make it an extra special evening and snap up the limited packages that are still available then please contact Sam Banks on 01942 770436.
Speaking about the game, Chief Executive Mick Hogan said,
“We are delighted with the sale of tickets for the clash so far and I am sure they will continue to sell well as the game draws ever nearer. The fixture this year takes place on the Thursday before Easter and we are expecting a huge crowd for what is the biggest game of the season between two of Rugby League’s fiercest rivals.”
Fans will be able to see a major advertising campaign for the game which gets underway at the weekend which includes radio, newspaper and outdoor media.