Wigan Warriors gallery: Players whose dads (or grandads!) have played for the club

Oliver Gildart is set to make his 100th Warriors appearance.

Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 4:22 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th April 2019, 12:34 pm
Oliver Gildart. SWPix

Here, Phil Wilkinson looks at players whose dads (and/or grandads) have also pulled on a Wigan shirt

The winger, who spent four seasons with Wigan from 1998, is the grandson of one of the all-time greats - Billy Boston, who has a stand named after him.
A lot is made of the fact his brother-in-law is Andy Farrell, but his dad Keiron was a Wigan player of some note during a decade-long stint from 1970.

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The current Warriors and England centres dad Ian played for his hometown club from 1986-94, and was in the side which won the 91 World Club Challenge.
A fringe halfback for four years from 1983, his dad - and namesake - had two spells with Wigan from 1958-60 and 65-67.
Tierney was a 2017 WCC winner with Wigan, and his dad Jason Robinson has a special place in the clubs history for his wing wizardry during the 1990s.
Graeme West played more than 200 times for Wigan between 1981 and 92. Son Dwayne played just two first team games in 1999 before moving to St Helens
The current Sky Sports pundit was a talented loose-forward in the early 90s at the club where his dad, Colin, made 426 appearances and went on to coach.
The brothers each played a handful of games in 2005 and 08 respectively, following both their dad, Bernard jnr (1972-81,) and grandad Bernard snr (1944)
The current wingers great grandad, Gwynne Davies, debuted in 1930 and went on to make nearly 300 appearances and tour with the British Lions.
Dad David played 39 matches for Wigan during four seasons from 1987 and was a team-mate of Shaun Wane - who handed Marshall junior his shot.
Kyle Shelford made one appearance for Wigan in 2016. His late dad Adrian was a Kiwi prop who won three Challenge Cups with Wigan between 1988 and 1990