Five talking points from Warriors’ loss at Wakefield

Phil Wilkinson looks at five talking points from Wigan’s 32-0 defeat in their last match of 2017.

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No - I don't wish it could be Christmas every day ...

Can I be the first to wish you all a very merry Christmas?
Fans saw the worst of Wigan at the DW Stadium last Sunday

Talking RL: The Warriors have paid the price for lack of consistency

It could be worse. If rugby league was like football, all three of these crucial games would be taking place at the same time.

Liam Farrell in action against Castleford last Sunday

The Liam Farrell Column: Lack of effort? No, a lack of rugby smarts

I know everyone will want to know: Why?

Tom Davies crosses for a try against Castleford

The 18th Man Column: ‘Wane should bring in attack coach’

What an anticlimax to all the hard work of the last two weeks. The way we’ve dug in after the disappointment of Wembley and won away at Saints and Hull left me really positive going into Sunday’s game.

Nicola Adam

Keeping A-head of the game

My journey home from work can be a bit hairy.

There’s simply no hiding place in the digital world

‘Today’s newspaper is tomorrow’s fish and chip paper.’

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Being the bigger person can be a weighty topic

Being the bigger person will make you a better person in the long run, according to the saying.

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Mum’s the word ... not “Mummy”

When you have children, you’re filled with excitement at their every milestone.

Too much screen time playing games and watching videos on mobile phones and child iPads is feared to be a major factor in the decline in the ability of young children to talk effectively or hold a conversation

My phone owns me and it’s not OK

It’s my entire world boiled down into a small, rectangular, metal device which hides away easily in my pocket, my smallest handbag and in tiny, dark, places where I cannot find it.

Anthony Gellings late try helped ensure Wigans fate remains in their own hands

Talking RL: Is it really must-win again?

Last week was ‘must-win’; week before, too.

Wigan Warriors
Liam Farrell and Sam Powell model the shirt Wigan will wear against Castleford on Sunday

The Liam Farrell Column: Cas’ will want to spoil our top-four dreams

It’s great to be up to third in the ladder, but we’re not changing our mind-set.

The menace that is a hair straightener

Have I turned my straighteners off? #modernproblems

They call it a modern problem.

Oliver Gildart: Phil Wilkinson's Dream Team pick at centre

Talking RL: My Dream Team revealed

My voting form for the Super League DreamTeam landed in my inbox on Monday.

Darren Wrudd was impressed with Sam Tomkins masterclass at St Helens.

The 18th Man Column: We’re in charge of our own play-off destiny

Just when we needed it, that was a real tonic for the fans and the club itself after a long day at the office the previous week in London.

Zak Hardaker is Liam Farrell's Man of Steel choice

The Liam Farrell Column: My choice for Man of Steel was not too Hard!

The voting slips for the Steve Prescott Man of Steel arrived at the club this week.

Willie Isa in action at Wembley

The Liam Farrell Column: This derby is sudden-death

From one must-win big game, to another.

Sam Tomkins reflects on defeat

Talking RL: Wembley display was frustrating and encouraging

Wembley week was busier and better, admittedly. But derby week isn’t bad, either.

Paul Cook

The 12th Man: Cooking-up a storm

Latics’ unbeaten run came to an end as they lost 4-1 to Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night but they will be hoping to maintain their winning League One form against Paul Cook’s former club Portsmouth tomorrow.

Liam Farrell with Sean O'Loughlin in 2011

The Liam Farrell Column: Underdogs? Probably. But we are confident

You can sense the excitement in training.

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