2012 Wigan Warriors season

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Wigan Warriors 2012 season
Super League XVII Rank1st
Play-off resultQualifying Semi-finals
Challenge Cup Semi-finals
2012 recordWins: 25; Draws: 0; Losses: 7
Points scoredFor: 994; Against: 449
Team information
Chairman Ian Lenagan
Head Coach Shaun Wane
Captain
Stadium DW Stadium
Top scorers
Tries Sam Tomkins and Josh Charnley (36 each)
Points Josh Charnley (294)
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The Wigan Warriors play Rugby League in Wigan, England. Their 2012 season results in the Super League XVII and 2012 Challenge Cup are shown below.

Contents

Super League

Regular season

Matches

DateOpponentH/AResultScorersAtt.Pos.
5 February 2012 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants H16–2016,771
11 February 2012 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos H20–615,370
19 February 2012 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls A 54–1615,699
26 March 2012 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers A 46–48,156
6 March 2012 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons H36–1214,464
11 March 2012 Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings A 37–367,357
18 March 2012 Broncoscolours.png London Broncos H42–3012,608
23 March 2012 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves H20–2221,267
30 March 2012 Redscolours.svg Salford Red Devils A 40–206,774
6 April 2012 Saintscolours.svg St Helens A 28–1017,980
9 April 2012 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats H36–613,609
22 April 2012 Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. A 56–1211,549
4 May 2012 HKRcolours.svg Hull KR H36–2214,457
18 May 2012 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants A 32–1210,123
27 May 2012 Saintscolours.svg St Helens N 42–1632,953
1 June 2012 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos A 50–816,113
9 June 2012 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons A 26–3913,858
25 June 2012 Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings H52–1213,445
29 June 2012 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls H22–3019,628
8 July 2012 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats A 52–109,107
21 July 2012 Broncoscolours.png London Broncos A 44–64,309
27 July 2012 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers H40–1613,975
3 July 2012 Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. H48–1017,736
10 August 2012 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves A 10–3013,859
11 August 2017 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants H18–1410,619
20 August 2012 Saintscolours.svg Salford Red Devils H38–613,703
2 September 2012 HKRcolours.svg Hull KR A 42–368,845
8 September 2012 Saintscolours.svg St Helens H18–2621,522

Source: [1]

Table

As of 9 September 2012
Super League XVII
PosTeamPldWDLPFPAPDPts
1 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 272106994449+54542
2 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 272016909539+37041
3 Saintscolours.svg St Helens R.F.C. 271728795480+31536
4 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 271809812611+20136
5 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 2716011823662+16132
6 Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. 2715210696621+7532
7 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 2714013699664+3528
8 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 271301463376413126
9 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 271411263375612323 [lower-alpha 1]
10 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers 2710116753729+2421
11 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds 27811861884422617
12 Broncoscolours.png London Broncos 27702058889030214
13 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers 27602155494839412
14 Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings 276021532108255012
Source: superleague.co.uk and BBC Sport.
Rules for classification: 1st on competition points; 2nd on match points difference.
Competition points: for win = 2; for draw = 1; for loss = 0.
Notes:
  1. Bradford Bulls deducted 6 points on 25 July 2012 for entering administration [2]

Play-offs

DateRoundOpponentH/AResultScorersAtt.
14 September 2012Qualifying Play-offs Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons H46–67,232
28 September 2012Qualifying Semi-Final Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos H12–138,235

Source: [1]

Challenge Cup

After finishing second in the Super League XVI, Wigan Warriors entered the 2012 Challenge Cup at the fourth round. Their opening game saw them thrash North Wales Crusaders by 94 points. A win in the fifth round against Featherstone Rovers saw them beat derby rivals St Helens in the quarter finals before losing to their other rivals, Leeds Rhinos, in the semi-finals. [3]

DateRoundOpponentH/AResultScorersAtt.Ref.
16 April 2012Fourth Round NWCrucolours.png North Wales Crusaders H98–44,198 [4]
27 April 2012Fifth Round Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers A 32–164,082 [5]
12 May 2012Quarter Final Saintscolours.svg St Helens H18–412,864 [6]
14 June 2012Semi Final Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos A 28–3912,860 [7]

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