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Zach Eckersley | Wigan Warriors

28. Zach Eckersley


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Position: Centre
Date of birth: 10/11/2003
Heritage number: 1125
Previous club: Waterhead RLFC
Wigan Debut: vs Hull KR (A), lost 38-28, sub, at Sewell Group Craven Park, Hull 29/08/2022.


Eckersley made his debut off the bench in the game at Hull KR in August 2022 as one of seven debutants.

  • Played as a youngster for Waterhead, the same club that Kevin Sinfield, Paul Sculthorpe and Barrie McDermott started at.
  • Zach’s father, Chris, played for Oldham and Warrington Wolves as a winger.
  • Eckersley Joined Wigan on a scholarship aged 14.
  • He is a keen goal kicker and has been coached by Joe Ford, brother of George.
  • In his high school days, Zach was a keen sprinter and represented Oldham & Royton Harriers as well as Greater Manchester schools.

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