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Williams: This is a dream come true

George Williams was “buzzing” after making history with his hometown club.

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Sean O'Loughlin and Ben Flower

History in the making!

Wigan made history with their 22-6 victory against Cronulla to win the World Club Challenge. Here are some of our favourite pictures...

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Shane Flanagan

No complaints from Sharks boss Flanagan

Cronulla Sharks boss Shane Flanagan admitted Wigan deserved the spoils following his side’s 22-6 World Club Challenge defeat at the DW Stadium.

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Shaun Wane with the World Club Challenge trophy

Wane: It’s hard to put it into words

Shaun Wane admitted he was struggling for the right words to describe completing his collection of trophies as Wigan Warriors boss.

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Wigan Warriors celebrate their World Club Challenge win

Wigan Warriors 22 Cronulla Sharks 6

Wigan clinched their fourth World Club Challenge title - and their first since 1994 - with a gutsy victory against Australian champions Cronulla.

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Frank-Paul Nuuausala was in the Roosters' 2014 World Club winning side

Exclusive club to get Nu member?

Frank-Paul Nuuausala can join an exclusive club with victory today.

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John Bateman

Bateman: Make it personal

John Bateman has urged his team-mates to make the World Club Challenge “personal”.

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Sean O'Loughlin faced the media after captain's run today

O’Loughlin: Whole of Super League behind us

Wigan captain Sean O’Loughlin is urging his team to create history when they take on Australian champions Cronulla in the 2017 World Club Challenge at the DW Stadium.

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Wigan players Brian Case, Joe Lydon, Richard Russell, Steve Hampson and Andy Goodway in the bath with the trophy after beating Manly - picture Frank Orrell

Russell remembers epic win

Tomorrow’s World Club Challenge will bring 30-year old memories rushing back for Richard Russell.

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Joyce is 'a keen rugby fan'

Rugby league so brutal, says Latics boss

Latics manager Warren Joyce will be back at the DW Stadium tomorrow to watch stable-mates Wigan Warriors bid for a world title.

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Henderson Gill is mobbed by young fans after the Wigan v Manly World Club Challenge - picture by Frank Orrell

Wane hopes history can inspire his stars

Shaun Wane challenged his players to make memories to last a lifetime - by leaving nothing to chance in their “brutal” World Club Challenge.

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Nicky Kiss plants one on captain Ellery Hanley after the 1987 win over Manly

Sealed with a Kiss: 30 World Club moments

This year marks three decades since Wigan’s first World Club Challenge victory. PHIL WILKINSON picks out 30 memories and flashpoints from Wigan’s games against Australian clubs over the years...

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Lewis Tierney

Why Gildart and Tierney can make history

Lewis Tierney is desperate for World Club Challenge success but played down any significance of making history in the competition.

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Shaun Wane has picked his squad

Wane reveals World Club squad

Shaun Wane has revealed his squad for the World Club Challenge.

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George Williams

Williams: We owe them one in World Club Challenge

George Williams insists there is no danger of Wigan being awe-struck when they come up against Cronulla Sharks.

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Wayne Bennett faced the media today

Bennett opens up about England captaincy

Wayne Bennett has faced questions about who will captain England this year - Sean O’Loughlin or Sam Burgess.

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Shaun Edwards leads the celebrations at Brisbane in 1994

Talking RL: Why Wigan have a great chance to make history

We all know how good Dean Bell was for Wigan. We all know what Kris Radlinski did for the club.

Sam Powell was the only Wigan player to feature in all of their games in 2016

Powell prepares for a special milestone

Sam Powell will mark a special personal milestone as he aims to help Wigan land the World Club Challenge title.

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Wayne Bennett with Super League club coaches last night

‘No more than three Warriors in next England team’

England coach Wayne Bennett has revealed a maximum of three Wigan players will take part in the mid-season Test against Samoa.

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Liam Farrell is playing in his third World Club Challenge

The Liam Farrell column: ‘We need a win to keep NRL interest in World Club’

Club games don’t get any bigger than this.

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