Wigan

  • Lyndsay steps down at Wigan

    Wigan chairman, Maurice Lindsay is to step down at the end of the Super League season. Lindsay, 66, who joined the club in 1979, said: “I think it is fair to say that the club was close to bankruptcy at that time and was enjoying little success.  I think it is also fair to say that I played a major part in putting matters right and the club became a major success once again.” Lindsay, who had a spell as chief executive of the Rugby Football League before returning to the club, has seen Wig...

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  • UCLan and Wigan Warriors team up

    University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has secured a sponsorship deal with the Wigan Warriors for the 2009 and 2010 engage Super League seasons. The partnership will see the Warriors benefit with video analysis support from UCLan, a number of university degree places for its Accelerate Squad players and staff as well as fitness testing support for all Wigan’s squads from scholarship through to first team. The club aim to use the university’s extensive marketing and communication channels t...

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  • Kris Radlinski Joins Wigan Board

    Wigan Warriors general manager Kris Radlinski has been promoted to a position on the club's board of directors. Radlinski, who used to play full-back for Wigan and Great Britain, will join club chairman Ian Lenagan and non-executive director Winston Higham on the board. The 38-year-old scored 183 tries in 322 appearances for Wigan between 1993 and 2006 and has been a key member of the backroom team in his role of general manager since 2010. Lenagan said: "Shaun Wane and I are very well aware of...

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  • Wigan To Play NZ Warriors In London?

    Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan has revealed ambitious plans for international expansion by suggesting to a New Zealand radio station – Trackside Radio - he wants to see his Warriors side take on New Zealand Warriors in London. Following the announcement that Wigan will play South Sydney in Australia in 2018, it appears Lenagan is open to further games against NRL opponents. Lenagan said “We, for example, have a very close relationship with New Zealand Warriors because there’s lots of Kiwis who...

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  • Wigan Set Up London Fixture in Milwall's Den

    Wigan have revealed they will play their Super 8s game against with Catalans Dragons at Milwall's home ground The Den on Saturday, September 5th. “We are taking a Super League game to London and we intend to leave our mark,” said Ian Lenagan, Wigan Chairman. “We understand that some of our fans in and around Wigan may feel a little disgruntled by the move; however, we sincerely hope that they can understand the opportunity this provides us to grow as a Club. With a bigger fan base, mo...

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  • Wigan Add CWM FX As Club Partner

    Wigan Warriors have announced forex trading firm CWM FX as a new official club partner in a move which will see the club's headquarters renamed CWM FX Central Park. CWM FX have offices in London and Manchester and offer professional trading platforms and features, giving users the power to customise their trading experience to fit personal needs for any trade. They will have their logo feature on all Wigan home and away shirts, as well as training apparel. Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan said: "It i...

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  • 188 Bet Take A Punt On Wigan

    Wigan Warriors have unveiled leading online bookmaker 188BET as the club’s new main sponsor with the firm's logo set to appear on the front of the new 2016 shirts which are due to be unveiled shortly. This deal marks a succession of high profile sponsorship deals from 188BET, who have in the past been associated with football, cricket and snooker and will be well known to Warriors fans having previously appeared on the shoulder of the Wigan Warriors shirt back in 2010. Wigan Warriors’ market...

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  • Lenagan Speaks To iSportconnect

    Wigan Warriors chairman Ian Lenagan has spoken to iSportconnect about turning the club into a profit-making business from one that made a £1 million-per-year loss, changing kit supplier and sponsor in 2015 and what he thinks the future holds for rugby league. Can you tell us about your background and how you became the chairman of Wigan Warriors? I’m a ‘Wiganer’ by birth, I was born and brought up in Wigan until I was 18 and went off to university. My family’s a working class family but...

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  • End of JJB shirt tales at Wigan

    JJB Sports will be stepping down as the main shirt sponsors of the Wigan Warriors at the end of the current Super League season. JJB have been the main club sponsor for eight years and have had their name on the front of the home and away shirt for the same period. They have also previously been the kit and training wear manufacturer and supplier. The club have begun the process of finding a new main sponsor for 2009 season and negotiations are well underway with several interested parties. War...

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  • Saracens and Warriors Unite

    Wigan Warriors and Saracens have announced a historic partnership between the two clubs, incorporating co-operation between the respective coaching teams and academies, player loans and a cross-code match. Joel Tomkins, 24, Wigan and England, will join Saracens with immediate effect. The centre said: “I will always be a proud Wiganer, but everybody in rugby union and rugby league can see there is something very special happening at Saracens, and I can’t wait to be part of it.” Ian Lenagan...

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