Team news and statistics ahead of the weekend's Super League action

Sean O'Loughlin of Wigan
Sean O'Loughlin of Wigan

Get the team news and statistics ahead of this weekend's crucial action in the Betfred Super League.

Thursday, September 12

Wigan (2) v Castleford (5)

Wigan coach Adrian Lam hopes to have skipper Sean O'Loughlin back from a torn pectoral muscle in place of second rower Liam Farrell, who is suspended. Lam has also named prop Ben Flower in his 19-man squad after the player has made just one substitute appearance in the last three months.

Castleford coach Daryl Powell makes just one change to the team that beat Hull, bringing back forward Chris Clarkson, who has missed the last three matches with a torn hamstring.

Last season: Castleford 19 Wigan 18, Wigan 28 Castleford 12.

Last six league matches: Wigan W W W W W W Castleford W L W W L W.

Top try scorers: Liam Marshall (Wigan) 15; James Clare (Castleford) 15.

Top goal scorers: Zak Hardaker (Wigan) 87; Peter Mata'utia (Castleford) 52.

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