MATCH PREVIEW - WARRINGTON WOLVES

posted on 12 August 2016

The second round of the First Utility Super 8s will see Wakefield Trinity Wildcats welcome Warrington Wolves to Belle Vue this Sunday 14th August, kick-off 3pm.

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats will be looking to respond to their frustrating defeat against Wigan Warriors last week. Wildcats’ head coach, Chris Chester has made three changes to his side after welcoming back a few familiar faces.

Ben Jones-Bishop makes a return after being ruled out last week with a shoulder injury. He is joined by Jonny Molloy who has missed the previous two fixtures with a pectoral injury. Youngster James Batchelor is also in contention after his return from the Australian tour with England Academy.

The three players making way are youngsters’ Liam Senior and Bradley Moules, Anthony Tupou is also ruled out after he has been suffering with a slight injury over the past few months.

Warrington Wolves come to Belle Vue on Sunday on the back of a defeat to St Helens. Wolves head coach, Tony Smith has made two changes to his side with Declan Patton and Joe Philbin being replaced by Ben Evans and Kevin Penny.

The previous meeting between both sides was two weeks ago at the Leigh Sports Village for the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Semi-Final, unfortunately it was a defeat for the Wildcats.

Wildcats 19-man squad: Tinirau Arona, Joe Arundel, James Batchelor, Jordan Crowther, David Fifita, Liam Finn, Craig Hall, Ben Jones-Bishop, Max Jowitt, Reece Lyne, Judah Mazive, Jacob Miller, Jonny Molloy, Scott Moore, Nick Scruton, Mikey Sio, Bill Tupou, Jason Walton, Andy Yates

Wolves 19-man squad: Ryan Atkins, Daryl Clark, Ben Currie, Brad Dwyer, Ben Evans, Rhys Evans, Kurt Gidley, Chris Hill, Jack Hughes, George King, Toby King, Kevin Penny, Stefan Ratchford, Matty Russell, Chris Sandow, Ashton Sims, Joe Westerman, Ben Westwood, Sam Wilde

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