Wigan Warriors at Millwall
Here, Tom McCooey looks at other unusual Super League venues to have hosted Wigan
In 1998 an On the Road Super League round saw Wigan face St Helens at the home of Swansea City FC. Wigan breezed to a 36-2 win in front of 8,572 fans. On August 1, 1999 Wigan faced Gateshead Thunder at the home of Hearts FC. But Gatehead won the match 20-16 in front of 4,978 fans. Bradford Bulls temporarily played at Valley Parade, the home of Bradford City FC, between 2001 and 2002 and beat Wigan three times at the venue In June 2009 Wigan suffered an unexpected 20-16 defeat at Brewery Field in Celtic Crusaders first Super League season before moving to Wrexham... which brings us to Wrexhams Racecourse ground, where Wigan won 46-26 in 2010 and 48-16 the following season before Crusaders bowed out of existence. On June 4, 2011 Wigan faced Catalans 97 miles from Perpignan in Montpellier.
A crowd of 9,732 watched the 20-12 win for the Dragons. SWPix Wigan took their Super 8s game against Catalans to Millwall FCs The Den on September 5, 2015. Wigan won the match 42-16. A crowd of more than 12,000 gathered at WIN Stadium in New South Wales to see Wigan beat Hull FC 24-10 last season. SWPix