Super League

Catalans v Wigan

12 Sep 20 0 Comments

Written by Callum Walker

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Saturday 12th September, 17:00, Super League Round 12, Stade Gilbert Brutus, Perpignan, Catalans Dragons versus Wigan Warriors Match Preview

It will be the first game with spectators since March as Catalans open the gates to 5,000 fans ahead of the eagerly-anticipated clash with Wigan. The Warriors sit in third, having dropped two places following their surprise loss to Hull KR in round 11. Catalans, however, are in fourth, four points behind Wigan, but having played three games less. The French side are on a three-game winning streak whilst Wigan’s own three-game winning streak ended last week.

Catalans Dragons

Catalans are without Sam Moa, Micky McIlorum, Josh Drinkwater, David Mead and Tom Davies as Samisoni Langi, Lambert Belmas, Julian Bousquet and Lewis Tierney come in.

21 Man Squad
Lucas Albert Jason Baitieri
Lambert Belmas Julian Bousquet
Remi Casty Alrix Da Costa
Israel Folau Ben Garcia
Mickael Goudemand Benjamin Jullien
Sam Kasiano Samisoni Langi
James Maloney Antoni Maria
Arthur Mourgue Arthur Romano
Lewis Tierney Joel Tomkins
Sam Tomkins Matt Whitley
Fouad Yaha

Coach: Steve McNamara

Wigan Warriors

Adrian Lam has reshuffled his squad following last week’s defeat to Hull KR with Sean O’Loughlin, Ethan Havard, Joe Bullock and George Burgess coming in for Ben Flower, Liam Byrne, Amir Bourouh and Chris Hankinson.

21 Man Squad
Jake Bibby Joe Bullock
Joe Burgess George Burgess
Mitch Clark Liam Farrell
Bevan French Oliver Gildart
Joe Greenwood Zak Hardaker
Jackson Hastings Joseph Havard
Willie Isa Thomas Leuluai
Dom Manfredi Sean O’Loughlin
Oliver Partington Sam Powell
Joseph Shorrocks Harry Smith
Jack Wells

Coach: Adrian Lam


Wigan ran out 46-12 winners the last time these two sides met back in 2019. In fact, the Warriors have lost just once in their past 12 games against Catalans.


Catalans Dragons by 12

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