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St Helens v Wakefield

15 October 2020 0 Comments

Written by Callum Walker

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Thursday 15th October, 17:30, Super League Round 9, Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, St Helens versus Wakefield Trinity Match Preview

Another rearranged fixture sees St Helens take on Wakefield that should have taken place seven rounds ago. It’s a case of first versus bottom as high-flying Saints – who have eight more wins than their opponents – aim to consolidate their position at the top whilst Wakefield aim to stop a run of nine straight defeats.

St Helens

There is just one change for Kristian Woolf with young second-rower Jake Wingfield given the nod for the first time in place of James Graham who is self-isolating.


21 Man Squad
Kyle Amor Joe Batchelor
James Bentley Lachlan Coote
Lewis Dodd Theo Fages
Regan Grace Morgan Knowles
Matthew Lees Jonny Lomax
Tommy Makinson Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook
Kevin Naiqama Dominique Peyroux
James Roby Josh Simm
Aaron Smith Zeb Taia
Alex Walmsley Jack Welsby
Jake Wingfield

Coach: Kristian Woolf

Wakefield Trinity

Ben Jones-Bishop is back for Trinity, as are Chris Green and Romain Navarrete.


21 Man Squad
Matty Ashurst Connor Bailey
James Batchelor Eddie Battye
Jack Croft David Fifita
Chris Green Ryan Hampshire
Tom Johnstone Ben Jones-Bishop
Max Jowitt Craig Kopczak
Reece Lyne Romain Navarrete
Innes Senior Adam Tangata
Kelepi Tanginoa Alex Walker
Joe Westerman Josh Wood

Coach: Chris Chester

LAST TIME THEY MET

It’s a case of déjà vu for these two sides having met just last weekend when Saints ran out 20-16 winners. That extended the Lancashire side’s winning run against Trinity to six.

THE ERL PREDICTION

St Helens by 8

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