Preview: Bad Friday Derby

It's BAD FRIDAY as Saints host rivals Wigan Warriors in Round 22 of the Betfred Super League with kick off at 7:45pm and there is tons for you to enjoy here at the Totally Wicked Stadium.

Team News and Match Preview:

Justin Holbrook named his 19-man squad ahead of the match in which James Roby is included.

Holbrook also previewed the clash here.

We also caught up with Jonny Lomax ahead of the Derby.

What’s On:

  • Turnstiles – Open at 5pm.
  • Curtain Raiser – Our U19s are in action as they face Castleford Tigers U19s with the game kicking off at 5:15pm.
  • Red Vee Cafe Bar – Opens at 5pm for you to enjoy a pre-match drink (or two).
  • Biffa Passing Game – Come over and visit our partners Biffa’s passing game outside the club ticket office/superstore.
  • RFL Wellbeing Round – There will be a Gazebo situated outside the club ticket office/superstore with flyers and volunteers collecting on behalf of State of Mind.
  • Club Face Painters – These will be operating in the Hattons Solicitors Family Stand and the Totally Wicked North Stand from around 6:30pm … come along and get your face painted in Saints colours for free!
  • Member Offers – We have two great offers for you – Any pie or hotdog & hot drink just £4. Any Pie & any alcoholic beverage just £6 and we also now have Nachos & Cheese available on selected kiosks! Just show your membership card at the kiosk to access the offers.
  • Carling Bar in the Totally Wicked North Stand – Fans in the North Stand can now join West Stand supporters in enjoying a 500ml Carling PETs from our new bottle bar in the concourse. Price is £4.
  • Contactless Payment – Will be available in the Karalius, Popular Side, Marching Inn, and Murphy’s bars to speed up your service.
  • The A-Star Saints Angels – Will be performing several new performances before the game and at half time.
  • Half Time Entertainment – A Biffa branded bin wagon will be backed into the Northwest corner and you can watch two contestants have 3 chances each to grubber the ball (i.e. it has to bounce at least once) into the back of the wagon from the cross marked on the pitch on the 20m line. Our Cash Dash Saints Lottery will be drawn.


The Match is sponsored by Adapt Training, the Match Ball sponsor is O2 Business Centre Rainford whilst the Man of the Match will be selected by Sherdley Park Golf Club.


All home areas of the Totally Wicked Stadium are now SOLD OUT for the BAD Friday Derby vs Wigan Warriors this evening! The game, as a result, is now ALL TICKET with none left to purchase from the Ticket Office and there will be no cash turnstiles on any stands, including the away end. Click here for more info.

Saints Superstore:

The Saints Superstore will be open until kick-off and for 45 minutes after the final whistle. Check out the brand-new 2019 Summer Trainingwear range now in-store.


The programme, sponsored by Warrington Audi, is based on a retro design from 1996. Priced at £3, it features an interview with Luke Thompson as well as an interview with Jonny Lomax whilst you can also hear from James Roby, Justin Holbrook and Eamonn McManus.

Please note: Anyone caught throwing beer, or any other liquid, alongside smoke grenades or flares, risks being banned for a period of games, and/or having Memberships tickets rescinded.

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