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Wigan homecoming details announced
Warriors Homecoming Details Announced
Wigan Warriors, in association with Wigan Council, are today able to announce the Wembley Homecoming Event which will take place at the DW Stadium on Sunday 28th August from 2.30pm.
The event which is free of charge will see Wigan Council, Wigan Warriors and its fans celebrate the teams achievement in reaching the 2011 Carnegie Challenge Cup Final at Wembley, which takes place the day before.
In the event of a victory at Wembley the West and East Stands will open from 2.30pm with unreserved seating. In the event of a draw or defeat only the West Stand will be open. The team are expected to return to the Stadium between 3.30pm and 4pm approximately, dependent on traffic following their return from London.
There will be free car parking in the Stadium Car parks and food and drink will also be available in the concourses. The South Stand Bar will be open from 2pm until the team arrival for 2011 Season Ticket Holders only (please bring a season ticket access card as proof).
In the event of a Wigan victory against Leeds Rhinos, the team will board an open top bus on the A49 Warrington Road and travel to the DW Stadium, turning left at the Saddle Junction along Robin Park Road and down Stadium Way, where fans are expected to line the streets to welcome home the Warriors.
The fun afternoon will include live entertainment, music from a local band, the Berkeley Warrior Girls and Warriors mascot Max. On stage, host Stewart Williams will be joined by Graham Lovett and presenter of Wish FM programme