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Warrington v Wigan

09 October 2020 0 Comments

Written by Callum Walker

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Friday 9th October, 19:45, Super League Round 15, Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds, Warrington Wolves versus Wigan Warriors Match Preview

What should be the best tie of the round sees second-placed Warrington do battle against third-placed Wigan. On the same amount of points as well as points percentage, these two sides have been neck-and-neck all year. The Wolves do, however, come into this fixture on the back of two defeats for the first time all season – ironically both against Salford – which ended a nine-match losing run. Wigan are also on a two-game losing run, having gone down to Leeds and St Helens.

Warrington Wolves

Warrington’s Sitaleki Akauola, Keanan Brand and Luis Johnson come in for Ben Murdoch-Masila, Josh Thewlis and Danny Walker.


21 Man Squad
Sitaleki Akauola Matty Ashton
Blake Austin Keanan Brand
Josh Charnley Daryl Clark
Jason Clark Mike Cooper
Ben Currie Matt Davis
Anthony Gelling Chris Hill
Jack Hughes Luis Johnson
Toby King Jake Mamo
Declan Patton Joe Philbin
Stefan Ratchford Ellis Robson
Gareth Widdop

Coach: Steve Price

Wigan Warriors

Brad Singleton could make his debut for Wigan, with Morgan Smithies back from suspension. Ethan Havard, however, is out with injury.


21 Man Squad
Jake Bibby Amir Bourouh
Joe Bullock Liam Farrell
Bevan French Joe Greenwood
Samuel Halsall Zak Hardaker
Jackson Hastings Willie Isa
Thomas Leuluai Dom Manfredi
James McDonnell Sean O’Loughlin
Oliver Partington Sam Powell
Joseph Shorrocks Brad Singleton
Harry Smith Morgan Smithies

Coach: Adrian Lam

LAST TIME THEY MET

Wigan were victorious in the opening game of the season against Warrington, narrowly beating their rivals 16-10. That was the Warriors’ second consecutive victory over Warrington.

THE ERL PREDICTION

Wigan Warriors by 6

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