Today, Tuesday 30th April 2013 marks 200 days to go to the Quarter Final Fixture here at the DW Stadium.
The match will be a key part of Rugby League World Cup 2013, the next big sporting event in the UK after the Olympics.
RLWC2013 is the pinnacle of Rugby League and will see New Zealand try to defend their title against the big guns of Australia and co-tournament hosts England and Wales.
Tickets for the Quarter Final Fixture here at the DW Stadium on Saturday 16th November 2013 are already on sale and are selling well. With prices for this fixture priced from just £15.00, this is an affordable event on the doorsteps of local fans.
RLWC2013 General Manager, Sally Bolton said,
"There's less than 200 days to go now to the start of the tournament and 200 days to go today to the Quarter Final Fixture at the DW Stadium. Fans in Wigan will be getting excited at seeing some of the world's best players at their ground.
"It's not long the stars of the international game will be here in the UK. The buzz is building around all our host towns and cities and we're sure that will also attract some new fans to our extraordinary sport."