Warriors honoured by council

Players and staff from Wigan Warriors were recognised by Wigan Council last night at a small ceremony at the town hall.

Thursday, 24th November 2016, 8:54 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 10:30 am
Warriors chairman Ian Lenagan collects his award from Mayor of Wigan, coun Ron Conway

They were invited to a ‘thank you’ event hosted by the Mayor of Wigan, coun Ron Conway, and presented with a special award to recognise their Super League Grand Final triumph last month.

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Leader of the council, Lord Peter Smith, said: “Wigan is a place where a great deal of its history is rooted in a passion for sport. Wigan Warriors are a prime example of why we encourage people to ‘Believe in Wigan’.

“Their success this season has brought further pride to our borough.”