Storm Eunice update: Which rugby league matches are confirmed on and off

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Wigan Warriors say tonight's (Friday's) Betfred Super League round two visit of Leeds Rhinos will go ahead, despite Storm Eunice.

A club statement said: "We can confirm that tonight’s game at the DW Stadium between Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos is still on.

"An amber weather warning has been issued for strong winds across the North West, including Wigan Borough, but the game remains on.

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"We advise all fans to travel carefully and arrive to the ground early as queues are expected around the DW Stadium."

Wigan's DW Stadium. Picture by Ed Sykes/'s DW Stadium. Picture by Ed Sykes/
Wigan's DW Stadium. Picture by Ed Sykes/

The fixture kicks-off at 8pm and turnstiles will be open from 6.30pm.

Rhinos' reserves were due to begin their season against Newcastle Thunder at Stanningley today, but that fixture has been called off because of a waterlogged pitch.

Batley Bulldogs' Championship fixture against Sheffield Eagles, scheduled for Fox's Biscuits Stadium, Mount Pleasant, on Sunday, was postponed following a lunchtime pitch inspection today.

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