Head to Head: Wigan vs Warrington

Head to Head: Wigan vs Warrington

  • fifth time the sides have played this season

  • Wigan won narrowly 13-12 last time around

  • Wigan lead 35 wins to 21 in the Super League era

Take a look through all the stats that matter ahead of the Super 8s round five clash between Wigan and Warrington

Warrington will make the short trip up the M6 tonight for the second time this season. Last time around the Warriors grabbed victory with a last-gasp drop goal from Josh Woods to make it 13-12.

It’s been a very competitive year for these sides with both securing two wins from the four games played.

Wigan completed a comprehensive win in Newcastle at the Magic Weekend, beating the Wire 38-10 back in May. Warrington soon got their own back by knocking the Cherry & Whites out of the Challenge Cup at the quarter-final stage in a clinical 23-0 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

The Warriors are four from four in the Super 8s. Warrington have only lost one of their four game so far, going down 28-18 to Castleford Tigers at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle back in August.

Wigan sit second in the Super 8s on 40 points while Warrington are in fourth with 35 points, each with three games left to play.

Super League era

In the Super League era Wigan lead the way in victories with 35 wins to Warrington’s 21. The sides have drawn on 3 occasions.

Wigan’s highest score over Warrington is also that of the highest margin, beating the Wire 58-4 at home in 2002.

Warrington’s highest score against the Warriors came in 2001 where they won 47-38. Their widest margin was a 40-10 win over Wigan in 2016.

Players to Watch

Top Try Scorers:

Wigan – Liam Marshall (16), Tom Davies (12), Oliver Gildart (11).

Warrington – Tom Line (16), Josh Charnley (15), Stefan Ratchford (13)

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