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

Wigan celebrate Liam Farrell's hat-trick
Wigan celebrate Liam Farrell's hat-trick

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

Thursday, September 19

Warrington (2) v Castleford (1)

Warrington coach Steve Price recalls forward Joe Philbin and half-back Dec Patton in place of Sitaleki Akauola and Matty Smith, who is suspended. Forwards Harvey Livett and Lama Tasi are also back in contention.

Castleford will have loose forward Adam Milner back after missing the Wigan game through illness but they have lost Jesse Sene-Lefao to suspension and Nathan Massey to a shoulder injury. Jacques O'Neill and Will Maher are added to the 19-man squad.

Last season: No corresponding fixture.

Last six league matches: Warrington L W L W L L; Castleford L W L W W L.

Top try scorers: Blake Austin (Warrington) 18; James Clare (Castleford) 14.

Top goal scorers: Stefan Ratchford (Warrington) 82; Peter Mata'utia (Castleford) 52.

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Friday, September 20

Wigan (2) v Salford (1)

Wigan have second rower Liam Farrell back from suspension but prop Ollie Partington misses out after receiving a one-match ban. Winger Liam Marshall is fit after missing the last two matches with a hamstring injury but centre Dan Sarginson is rated 50-50 with a similar problem and Chris Hankinson stands by.

Salford have former Wigan prop Gil Dudson returning to the squad, along with back rowers Mark Flanagan and Tyrone McCarthy, who all sat out the win over Hull KR.

Last season: No corresponding fixture.

Last six league matches: Wigan W W W W W W; Salford W W W W W W.

Top try scorers: Liam Marshall (Wigan) 15; Niall Evalds (Salford) 22.

Top goal scorers: Zak Hardaker (Wigan) 90; Krisnan Inu (Salford) 78.

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