Wigan Warriors and Workington Town agree partnership

Championship side Workington Town have agreed a development partnership with Super League champions Wigan Warriors.

The deal will mean Town are loaned players under the dual registration scheme, tightening a relationship that has already seen this season.

On Tuesday, Workington

"We'll learn from Wigan's set-up, as well as getting players when needed," said Town director Malcolm Allison.

"We have been developing our relationship with them for quite a while now and this is great news."

Last season, Wigan had a dual-registration relationship with Workington's divisional rivals South Wales Scorpions, while

The Warriors become the eighth Super League club to agree such an arrangement this term.

London Broncos, Catalan, Salford, Wakefield, Warrington and Widnes are the six teams without a dual-registration partner.

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