Wigan edge out Penrith to win their fifth World Club Challenge

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Are the tectonic plates in club rugby league shifting? Is Super League finally catching up with the NRL? The truthful answer is: who knows? And right now, try asking anyone associated with Wigan Warriors if they even care. All that matters to this town where rugby league means more than almost everything else is that once again, they are the kings of the club game.

The talk all week had been of how this group of players, who have now won every trophy there is to win since Matt Peet took charge little over two years ago, had their own chance to follow in the footsteps of legends who have won this title on four occasions in the past for Wigan.

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Written by Aaron Bower at DW Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2024/feb/24/wigan-penrith-world-club-challenge-rugby-league-match-report under the title “Wigan edge out Penrith to win their fifth World Club Challenge”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.