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MATCHDAY

All requests for press passes must be submitted to Alastair Hancock via email 48 hours before the day of the game. Tickets will be available from the DW Stadium Ticket Office two hours before kick off.

Access to the stadium is via corner Q Gate by the Ticket Office for all media. Photographers’ bibs are available from a DW Steward on entry at the Q Gate. The press room is situated on the corridor to the left of the DW Stadium Reception.

RFL Accredited media only will be permitted access to the DW Stadium for all Wigan Warriors games.

There are two press areas within the DW Stadium with a number of press seats within the West Stand as well as seats on the Main West Stand Gantry for radio and television. The gantry is restricted to 40 personnel, which usually means a maximum of 20 other media at televised Sky matches.

Generally the press box area is unreserved however listed below are the seats generally taken by local media due to ISDN line facilities:

X137-138 - Time Keepers

X124-125-126 - BBC 5 Live/ BBC 5 Live Xtra

W124-125 - Sky Sports

W137-138-139 - BBC Radio Manchester

W140-141 - BBC ‘Away’ Radio

CAR PARKING

Car Park 3 is available for free parking for media on matchdays.

REFRESHMENTS

All media and photographers will receive a voucher for a pie and drink (hot or cold) when collecting passes from the DW Stadium Ticket Office. The voucher is available to use at any vendor inside the West Stand concourse.

POST-MATCH

Both home and away Head Coaches will be brought into the Media Room for post-game reaction approximately 20-30 minutes after the conclusion of each game. Press requiring individual players are requested to speak with Alastair Hancock.

WIFI

There is free WIFI in the press box and press room, the username and passwords are available on a matchday.

WEEKLY PRESS CONFERENCE

Wigan Warriors hold a weekly virtual press conference at Robin Park Arena, where the Head Coach and a player will be available to the media.

All other newspaper, radio and television interviews must be arranged via Alastair Hancock to fit in with training schedules.

PHOTOGRAPHY

The Official Club Photographer is Bernard Platt who can be contacted on 07787 721725.

CONTACT

Alastair Hancock - Media and Communications Executive:

MEDIA GUIDE

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