2020 away day guide

2020 away day guide

A closer look at Wigan Warriors’ 2020 Betfred Super League fixtures and a ground-by-ground guide as Adrian Lam’s side are set to travel over 9,600 miles next season.

Castleford Tigers

  • Ground: The Mend-A-Hose Jungle, Wheldon Road, Castleford
  • Stadium Capacity: 12,000

Wigan’s first away game of the new campaign will be at The Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

Adrian Lam and his side will make the trip to West Yorkshire on Friday 7th February (7:45pm K.O.).

The Warriors will make their second trip to Castleford on Friday 29th May (7:45pm K.O.), before welcoming Daryl Powell’s outfit to the DW Stadium on Friday 14th August (7:45pm K.O.).

The Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

Catalans Dragons

  • Ground: Gilbert Brutus Stadium, Perpignan, France
  • Stadium Capacity: 13,000

The Cherry and Whites will face Catalans three times in 2020, with the first two meetings coming at the DW Stadium in Round 8 (Sunday 22nd March, 3pm K.O.) and Round 21 (Friday 10th July, 7:45pm K.O.).

Wigan will make the trip over the channel to the Gilbert Brutus Stadium on Saturday 22nd August (6pm K.O., 5pm GMT) as they’ll take on the Dragons in Perpignan, France.

*Travel**

Official travel packages to Catalans will be available via travel partner Shearings. Details will be released across the Wigan Warriors website and social media channels later this week.

Gilbert Brutus Stadium.

Huddersfield Giants

  • Ground: John Smith’s Stadium, Stadium Way, Leeds Road, Huddersfield
  • Stadium Capacity: 24,500

The Warriors face Huddersfield in Round 5 of the Betfred Super League, with the former being the visitors at the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday 1st March (3pm K.O.).

The reverse fixture between the sides will take place on Sunday 3rd May (3pm K.O.) as Wigan host the Giants.

The John Smith’s Stadium.

Hull FC

  • Ground: KCOM Stadium, West Park, Hull
  • Stadium Capacity: 25,586

Wigan and Hull FC will meet twice in 2020, with the first clash coming on Sunday 23rd February (3pm K.O.) at the DW Stadium.

The Cherry and Whites will head to the KCOM Stadium in the reverse fixture on Saturday 20th June (5pm K.O.).

KCOM Stadium.

Hull Kingston Rovers

  • Ground: Hull College Craven Park, Preston Road, Hull
  • Capacity: 12,225

Similar to the Catalans fixtures, Wigan will play Hull KR three times with the first two meetings coming at the DW Stadium.

Lam’s side will host Rovers on Sunday 8th March (3pm K.O.) and Friday 15th May (7:45pm K.O.), before travelling to Hull College Craven Park on Sunday 28th June (3pm K.O.).

Hull College Craven Park.

Leeds Rhinos

  • Ground: Emerald Headingley Stadium, St Michaels Lane, Headingley, Leeds
  • Capacity: 21,062

The Warriors and the Rhinos will go head-to-head twice next season, with the first encounter coming at the DW Stadium on Friday 17th April (7:45pm K.O.).

Wigan will travel to Leeds for the game at Emerald Headingley Stadium on Friday 3rd July (7:45pm K.O.).

Emerald Headingley Stadium.

Salford Red Devils

  • Ground: AJ Bell Stadium, 1 Stadium Way, Eccles, Salford
  • Capacity: 12,000

The Warriors face the Red Devils at the AJ Bell Stadium on Friday 13th March (7:45pm K.O.) in the first of three meetings between the teams in 2020.

Wigan welcome Salford to the DW Stadium twice within a month, with the first fixture coming on Friday 24th July (7:45pm K.O.) and the second being on Friday 28th August (7:45pm K.O.).

AJ Bell Stadium.

St Helens

  • Ground: Totally Wicked Stadium, McManus Drive, Peasley Cross, St Helens
  • Capacity: 18,000

The traditional Good Friday derby will be the first meeting between Wigan and St Helens in 2020, as it’s the turn of the latter to host the biggest game in Super League next year.

The Warriors will make the short trip over Billinge Hill to take to the field at the Totally Wicked Stadium on Friday 10th April (2:45pm K.O.), before heading back there on Friday 31st July in Round 23 (7:45pm K.O.).

Wigan will host Saints at the DW Stadium in their final home game of the regular season on Friday 4th September (7:45pm K.O.).

The Totally Wicked Stadium.

Toronto Wolfpack

  • Ground: Lamport Stadium, King St W, Toronto, Canada
  • Stadium Capacity: 9,600

Wigan and newly-promoted Toronto will go head-to-head for the first time in Round 3 on Thursday 13th February (7:45pm K.O.) as the Warriors welcome the Canadian outfit to the DW Stadium.

The reverse fixtures takes place on Saturday 25th April (1:30pm K.O., 6:30pm GMT), as Wigan will make their longest journey of the season as they travel 3,397.871 miles to Toronto.

The Warriors will face the Wolfpack at the Lamport Stadium.

Travel

Official travel packages to Toronto will be available via travel partner Shearings. Details will be released across the Wigan Warriors website and social media channels later this week.

Lamport Stadium.

Wakefield Trinity

  • Ground: Mobile Rocket Stadium, Doncaster Road, Belle Vue, Wakefield
  • Capacity: 9,333

Like the St Helens fixtures, Wigan will play against Wakefield twice away before their home fixture. Lam and his team will go to the Mobile Rocket Stadium in Round 9 on Friday 27th March (7:45pm K.O.) and in Round 17 on Thursday 11th June (7:45pm K.O.).

The encounter at the DW Stadium will be in Round 24 on Friday 7th August (7:45pm K.O.).

The Mobile Rocket Stadium.

Warrington Wolves

  • Ground: The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Mike Gregory Way, Warrington
  • Capacity: 15,200

The opening game of the 2020 Betfred Super League campaign sees Wigan host Warrington on Thursday 30th January (7:45pm K.O.).

The Cherry and Whites will then face Steve Price’s side at the Magic Weekend in Newcastle and in the final game of the season at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Friday 11th September (7:45pm K.O.).

The Halliwell Jones Stadium.

For directions to the Super League grounds and for more information, click HERE.

Magic Weekend, Newcastle

  • Ground: St James’ Park, Barrack Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Capacity: 52,354

For the fourth year running Wigan will face Warrington at the Magic Weekend as it returns to St James’ Park, Newcastle in 2020.

Since the concept began in 2007, the Warriors have won eight of their 12 games - making them the most successful team in Magic Weekend history.

And with it being a fixture usually with plenty of drama, the Warriors’ record against the Wolves in the past few seasons includes one win, one draw and one loss.

The two teams will renew their Magic rivalry on Sunday 24th May (7:45pm K.O.).

St James’ Park.

For more information on the Magic Weekend as well as tickets and travel, click HERE.

Keep up to date with all of Wigan’s fixtures this season with our 2020 i-calendar, available now! Download the Warriors Stanza i-cal by clicking HERE!

Catch every Wigan Warriors home fixture and get exclusive offers for away games with a 2020 Season Ticket! The Early Bird offer is currently running until 31st of December, giving you the best possible price on your new Season Ticket. For more info, click HERE.

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