Shaun Wane gets perfect parting gift as Wigan beat Warrington in Grand Final

• Wigan 12-4 Warrington
• Dominic Manfredi brace gives Wigan fifth Super League title

For Wigan, the Super League title for the fifth time. For their coach, Shaun Wane, and his group of departing stars, the fairytale finale in cherry and white they had dreamed of – though this is quite unlike any other fairytale you are likely to have read before.

Wane, who will leave his beloved hometown club as Super League champions after masterminding yet another title triumph for the Warriors, had promised for months that the emotion surrounding his departure from the club at the season’s end following nearly 35 years with the club would a positive, not a negative.

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