Fans Frenzy

Fans Frenzy

  • Fun to be had as Warriors Community Foundation take over the DW

  • Games and prizes to be won at pre-match event

  • Be sure to send in your selfies to win prizes and look out for the SkyTry rugby balls

The Wigan Warriors Community Foundation will be taking over the Super League showdown with Warrington tomorrow night with a host of great games and prizes for fans young and old.

The Community Foundation have exhibitions and games available pre match on Friday from ball hunts to inflatables!

Do you know the DW stadium like the back of your hand? Well test yourself with a ball hunt. Hidden around the stadium will be 10 ‘Sky Try’ balls to collect for any fan who can find them. Once you find a ball simply take a selfie with your ball with the #skytryselfie to @WiganWarriorsCF on twitter, Wigan Warriors on facebook (/wiganwarriorsrl) or WiganWarriorsrl on instagram, to be entered into a draw to win a signed shirt.

Fancy yourself as the next Matty Smith? Try our ‘Set of Six’ game. Make your way to our BCC Cars Warriors Foundation area in the South/East Corner and try your hand at making 5 passes and a kick into our rugby inflatable. Every Participate will then be entered into our #skytryselfie to draw for a signed shirt.

BCC Cars will also be joining us on the day to show you around some of the cars they have on offer and information on their great company and fleet. If you don’t fancy the games but still want to get involved then simply make your way down to the BCC Cars Warriors Foundation area and collect a ‘Sky Try’ Sticker. Once in the Stadium take a selfie showing off your sticker with your best game face and using the hashtag #skytryselfie tweet us @wiganwarriorsCF or tag @WiganWarriorsrl on instagram or post the image on the Club’s Facebook page /wiganwarriorsrl to be entered into a draw for a Warriors 2016 signed shirt.

So come on down and join us and let’s make our big game against the Warrington Wolves BIGGER!

Sky Try is a seven year programme that will support and develop grassroots participation of the sport across the UK.

Sky Try Primary Rugby League: is delivery in a clusters of primary schools selected located around targeted community Clubs targeting 8-9 year olds (Key Stage 2). Each primary school will receive a minimum of 5 weeks consecutive coaching, followed by a recruitment event such as an assembly or participation festival. All Primary teachers in the Sky Try project will be offered CPD. Community Clubs will be selected to work as targeted partners for participation by the Sky Try deliverer. The Sky Try deliverers will work with these Clubs to help upskill coaches at Primary Rugby League age groups through running coach development CPD, and actively recruit participants who have received delivery in the primary school.

Sky Try Local school competition and player development: is aimed at increasing local opportunities for secondary school boys to play Rugby League, either for the first time or to assist in providing more regular opportunities for students at Key Stage 3 (year’s 7 – 9 boys) to play. Linked to the competition delivery is the CPD workshops for secondary school teachers and community coaches U12-U14 that assist in further development of Rugby League and sustainability of the sport.

Sky Try Play Touch: is a 6 week touch workout project aimed at increasing the number of girls participating at Key Stage 3 and 4 (years 12 – 15) benefiting from an extraordinary participant experience.

Making the big games bigger: is targeted at increasing the number spectators at club matches and RFL major events through the Sky Try local projects.

The seven year partnership with Sky is a great opportunity for Rugby League to have a significant impact and make a difference.

The Sky Try Rugby League Programme is the test bed for future projects and will be delivered with rigorous governance that will have lasting impact on the sport in years to come.

Terms and conditions apply for the competitions, please visit the stand for full details

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