Having won the cup in 2009, Warrington successfully defended the trophy for the first time in the club's
history with a stunning 30-6 victory against Leeds Rhinos at Wembley on 28th August
2010. The following day there was a homecoming parade through
Warrington from Woolston along Manchester Road to the Town Hall where players
and officials were invited for a civic reception.
This page has a gallery of photos that
I took during the homecoming that I hope captures the atmosphere as the whole
town seemed to celebrate with The Wire.
any of the images to see a larger version. The larger photos are all 810x540
pixels and have been cropped and significantly reduced from the originals. The originals were
shot on two DSLR cameras at 15 or 10 megapixels.
At the Stadium
Taken a little earlier in the afternoon outside the Halliwell Jones Stadium.
The Build Up at
The Town Hall The
crowds were starting to build from 3pm when the Town Hall Gardens were opened.
We were standing on Church Street a short distance up from the big roundabout by
Mersey Street and Fennel Street. With Lance Todd Trophy winner Lee Briers
holding the cup, it was a great opportunity to get some photos of the cup
On our way to the Town Hall, we managed to see them again as they approached the Town Hall Gates along
Finally, a series of photos as the bus entered the Town Hall Gardens and with
the players on the Town Hall steps.
Prints of many of these images are available for
sale online if you would like any for your own collection. See my online photo-sales facility at www.photoboxgallery.com/btphoto
(opens in a new window). All photos are unbranded, without my logo or text
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offer them branded or unbranded. This gallery is also available on
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