Hicks to referee the Grand Final

Rugby League knock on

Super League match official Robert Hicks has been chosen by the RFL to referee Saturday’s Grand Final between Wigan and Warrington .

It’s the second showpiece final Hicks will have taken charge of this year as he also officiated at the Challenge Cup final where Warrington lost to Catalans Dragons meaning he joins a select group of officials to do both major finals in one season . This will be the Oldham referees second Grand Final having taken charge of the 2016 final between the same two clubs .

Richard Thompson and Chris Kendall have been appointed touch-judges, with Ben Thaler as video referee.