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Super League match preview: Hull KR vs Wigan Warriors

Date: Sunday 1st March
Venue: KC Lightstream Stadium
Kick-off: 3.00pm


Hull KR 19 man squad:

Dixon, Cockayne, Goulding, Mantellato, Sio, Blair, Kelly, Walker, Carlile, Larroyer, Horne, McCarthy, Allgood, Bailey, Burke, Salter, Green, Campese, Boudebza

Wigan Warrios 19 man squad:

Bateman, Burgess, Charnley, Clubb, L. Farrell, C. Farrell, Gelling, Greenwood, Hampshire, McIlorum, Patrick, Powell, Sarginson, Smith, Sutton, Tautai, J. Tomkins, L.Tomkins, Williams

Last Five Meetings

Hull KR 14-14 Wigan – Round 24 2014

Wigan 34-20 Hull KR – Round 5 2014

Wigan 21-16 Hull KR – Round 23 2013

Hull KR 14-46 Wigan – Challenge Cup Round 5 2013

Hull KR 6-84 Wigan – Round 10 2013


It is fair to say that Hull KR’s form against Wigan Warriors is nothing short of terrible, with the Warriors being undefeated in the last 14 meetings between the sides as KR have picked up a solitary point in that time.

Wigan’s biggest victory in this fixture was in 2013 as they travelled to Hull and inflicted an 84-6 hammering to the home side

You have to go back as far as 2009, when the DW was the JJB Stadium, to find the Robin’s last triumph in this fixture as they won 20-12.

The home side go into this game without a point in the league as they lost out late on to Leeds Rhinos 30-40 and were on the wrong end of a 44-24 score-line at Wakefield.

Wigan have three points to their name as Widnes Vikings fought back to earn a point in a 22-22 draw in the first game of the new season, however they bounced back to defeat Huddersfield 24-16 and will be looking to remain unbeaten.

STAT: The last time Hull KR won at home in this fixture was in Round 21 of the 2008 season when they were victorious 39-22.


Hull KR have a strong squad in 2015 which looks to be taking some time to gel but given their poor record against Wigan they could be waiting another week for their first win of the season. My SuperBru prediction is Wigan by 10 points

My name is Sean Hayes. I am from Widnes, England. I am currently studying journalism at Salford University. Aspiring sports journalist and rugby league fanatic whether it is watching, playing or writing about the greatest game! Follow me on twitter @SHayesNBL

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