Historic Trophy Tour ahead of WCC

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Historic Trophy Tour ahead of WCC

Post by josie andrews » Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:44 pm

Historic Trophy Tour ahead of WCC

Betfred Super League, World Club Challenge and NRL Trophies to tour Super League clubs ahead of World Club Challenge game

Fans have the chance to see the iconic NRL Provan-Summons Trophy for the first-time on British soil

The three trophies will be available for Warriors fans to see on Thursday’s WCC event and on Saturday in the Grand Arcade Shopping centre (11am-1pm)

Wigan Warriors are delighted to announced that ahead of Sunday’s Betfred World Club Challenge there will be a Fans Trophy Tour for Betfred Super League Clubs from Friday 15 February.


The tour will see the prize that is up for grabs in Sunday’s Betfred World Club Challenge game, the Betfred World Club Challenge trophy, plus the Betfred Super League Trophy and for the first time on British soil, the NRL Telstra Premiership Provan-Summons Trophy tour ten Super League grounds ahead of Sunday’s Wigan Warriors vs Sydney Roosters clash at the DW Stadium (kick-off 7pm).

Organised by the Warriors, fans will have the opportunity to see the three trophies as part of celebration of rugby league and the upcoming Betfred World Club Challenge between the Betfred Super League champions Wigan Warriors and NRL champions Sydney Roosters, at Wigan’s DW Stadium on Sunday 17 February.

The trophy tour will make history with the legendary NRL Telstra Premiership Provan-Summons Trophy being made available to visit ten Betfred Super League clubs across the weekend ahead of the eagerly anticipated clash of champions on Sunday evening.

On the iconic Provan-Summons Trophy, Wigan Warriors Executive Director, Kris Radlinski said: “The Trophy, which is currently held by the Sydney Roosters, is one of the most recognisable in the sporting world and as a gesture to other Betfred Super League Club fans, Wigan have arranged a trophy tour so everyone can enjoy this piece of history as we build up to Sunday’s showpiece at the DW Stadium.

“I’d like to thank the Sydney Roosters and the NRL for supporting this concept, and we’re looking forward to what promises to be another memorable weekend kicked off by the Betfred World Club Challenge Trophy tour.”

Fans of Wigan Warriors can see it up close and personal at an exclusive World Club Challenge event on Thursday leading up to the Betfred World Club Challenge Final at the DW Stadium on Sunday evening, before Friday’s tour that will kick-off in Wigan in the morning before heading to St Helens, Salford, Huddersfield, Leeds, Wakefield, Castleford and Hull. On Saturday morning, all three trophies will be on show in Wigan’s Grand Arcade, near the Warriors World store from 11am-1pm before heading to Warrington for when the Roosters train at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

Check with your Betfred Super League Club for the time and location that the trophy will be on the day. Due to logistical constraints the tour is unable to make London Broncos and Catalans Dragons.

Don’t forget you can see the three trophies together earlier than anyone else by booking your place at the World Club Challenge VIP event. for more information, click HERE.

There is still time to book your place at the DW Stadium for the 2019 Betfred World Club Challenge. Get your tickets HERE.

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