DW Stadium to host U19s Grand Final

DW Stadium to host U19s Grand Final

  • Academy Super League Grand Final confirmed for DW Stadium on Friday (5:30pm K.O.).

  • Wigan Warriors Under-19s progress to final after beating Warrington Wolves 50-22 on Saturday afternoon.

  • Under-19s to play St Helens as a curtain-raiser ahead of the first team Play-Off Qualifier Game against Salford Red Devils (7:45pm K.O.).

Wigan Warriors Under-19s will play their Academy Super League Grand Final against local rivals St Helens at the DW Stadium this Friday, 5:30pm kick-off.

Shane Eccles’ side beat Warrington Wolves 50-22 on Saturday afternoon to reach the final and the game will be a curtain-raiser to the first team fixture with Wigan set to host Salford Red Devils in the Betfred Super League Play-Off Qualifier at 7:45pm.

Wigan Warriors Marketing Director, Martin McLoughlin, said: “Those who have followed our Under-19s side this season have seen an extremely talented and entertaining group of players who deserve a large audience on the big stage.

“We are delighted to be able to host the Academy Grand Final before our Play-Off clash with Salford on Friday in what promises to be a bumper evening of rugby league, and I’d like to thank the staff at the DW Stadium and Wigan Athletic FC for their help and support in what is set to be a huge night for the Club.”

Warriors Head of Youth, Mick Cassidy, added: “I know that Wigan fans will be keen to show their support and I’d urge anyone who can get down to the stadium a little earlier than usual to do so.

“This Under-19s side have performed superbly well all season, and we’re looking forward to facing local rivals Saints in front of the Cherry and White faithful on Friday.”

This great double header of rugby league action takes place at the DW Stadium on Friday 20th September. Tickets are now on sale and start from £23 for Adults, £16 for Concessions with Juniors from £10.

Season Ticket Holders and Members can get £5 off the ticket price by purchasing their ticket before 5pm Thursday 19th September.

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