Super League briefing

  • Last Updated: May 28 2014, 16:51 BST

Team news and statistics ahead of Thursday night's Super League clash between Huddersfield and Wigan.

Sean O'Loughlin: Expected to return
Sean O'Loughlin: Expected to return

Thursday, May 29

Huddersfield (6) v Wigan (4)

Wigan captain Sean O'Loughlin is poised to return from his latest injury setback but the Warriors remain without a host of senior players including Eddy Pettybourne, Matty Bowen, Liam Farrell, Ben Flower, Blake Green, Michael McIlorum and Dan Sarginson.

Wales captain Craig Kopczak has been dropped by Huddersfield following last week's loss at St Helens and fellow prop Anthony Mullally will also not feature. Winger Jodie Broughton (groin) is out but Jermaine McGillvary (ankle) could return.

Last season: Wigan 12 Huddersfield 30, Huddersfield 22 Wigan 10.

Last six league matches: Huddersfield W W W W W L; Wigan W W L W W W.

Top try-scorers: Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield) 8; Joe Burgess, Liam Farrell & Iain Thornley (Wigan) 7.

Top goalscorers: Danny Brough (Huddersfield) 61; Matty Smith (Wigan) 42.