Life is a Matter of Cherry & White

Life is a Matter of Cherry & White

The club initially played in blue and white hooped jerseys before changing in 1886 to the now famous ‘Cherry and White’ hoops that are synonymous with the club today. In 1895 the Wigan club became founder members of the Northern Union following the breakaway from the Rugby Union.

On 6 September 1902 the club played at its new purpose built ground Central Park for the first time against Batley in the opening match of the Northern Union’s newly formed First Division. An estimated crowd of 9,000 spectators saw Wigan beat Batley by 14 points to 8.

The tenure at Central Park lasted until 1999 when the curtain fell on the famous old stadium after a pulsating final clash between Wigan and arch rivals St Helens.

In between those years, the Cherry and Whites brought plenty of silverware back to Central Park, including 1 Grand Final Trophy, 17 League Championships, the Challenge Cup on many occasions including a record beating eight consecutive times between 1988 and 1995, 20 Lancashire Cups and a plethora of other titles including 3 World Championship wins.

We hope to be challenging for more honours in 2019 with your legendary support

Adult Season Tickets start from just £190 - with concessions remaining at only £125 and Juniors still an amazing £30!In recent seasons the Club has reduced prices for Juniors and we have again reduced the price of East stand junior season tickets to just £30 in our commitment to increase the number of young fans and families watching the game.

2018 season ticket holders have until October 31st to “keep their Seat” and renew for the 2019 season

As an existing Season Ticket holder, simply follow the details below;

  • Visit eTickets and log in
  • Click on ‘Renew Now’ in the box on the right hand side of the page
  • Click the down arrow in the Class field and select the Auto-Renewal price
  • Add this seat to your basket
  • Click on basket, review your order and then click Proceed To Checkout
  • Fill in your bank details, then select Validate Direct Debit

Alternatively, complete the process in person at the ticket office or over the phone on 01942 311111.

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