Super League team news and statistics including Wigan v Castleford

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Friday, August 10

Hull (6) v Wakefield (7)

Hull have back-row forward Dean Hadley and prop Chris Green returning from injury as they look to atone for their record 72-10 defeat by Wakefield last month.

Wakefield have prop Anthony England back from injury in the only change to the team that lost to Huddersfield in their last match a fortnight ago.

Last season: Hull 19 Wakefield 18.

Last six league matches: Hull L W L L L L Wakefield W L L D W L.

Top try scorers: Bureta Faraimo (Hull) 16; Tom Johnstone (Wakefield) 17.

Top goal scorers: Marc Sneyd (Hull) 49; Liam Finn (Wakefield) 39.

Referee: J Smith.

St Helens (1) v Huddersfield (5)

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook is set to give an unchanged team the chance to make amends for their Challenge Cup defeat, with centre Ryan Morgan and second rower Dominique Peyroux still sidelined through injury.

Huddersfield will give a debut to new signing, prop forward Suaia Matagi, while loose forward Daniel Smith is recalled, along with Jake Mamo and Kruise Leeming, to help plug the gaps caused by injury to Aaron Murphy and Michael Lawrence.

Last season: St Helens 40 Huddersfield 16.

Last six league matches: St Helens W W W W W W Huddersfield W L W W W W.

Top try scorers: Ben Barba (St Helens) 23; Darnell McIntosh (Huddersfield) 12.

Top goal scorers: Danny Richardson (St Helens) 101; Danny Brough (Huddersfield) 47.

Referee: S. Mikalauskas.

Warrington (4) v Catalans Dragons (8)

Warrington will give a debut to new signing Bodene Thompson while fellow forward Sitaleki Akauola returns from illness and coach Steve Price is set to turn to Mitch Brown, Ben Pomeroy and Morgan Smith in place of rested trio Stefan Ratchford, Mike Cooper and Ben Murdoch-Masila.

With an eye on Wembley, Catalans coach Steve McNamara rests a host of players from the team that beat St Helens in the Cup semi-finals, including Sam Moa, Louis Anderson, Julian Bousquet, Lewis Tierney, Benjamin Jullien, Tony Gigot and Josh Drinkwater.

Last season: No corresponding fixture.

Last six league matches: Warrington W W L D W L Catalans Dragons W W W D W L.

Top try scorers: Josh Charnley (Warrington) 12; Fouad Yaha (Catalans Dragons) 11.

Top goal scorers: Bryson Goodwin (Warrington) 29; Josh Drinkwater (Catalans Dragons) 44.

Referee: B Thaler.

Wigan (2) v Castleford (3)

Wigan have prop Ryan Sutton and stand-off George Williams back from injury and academy prop Oliver Partington is set to make his debut in place of the suspended Taulima Tautai. Centre Chris Hankinson is out with an eye injury.

Castleford have centre Jake Webster back from injury to take over from Peter Mata'utia, who damaged a hamstring on debut at Widnes, while forwards Joe Wardle and Will Maher are back in the frame.

Last season: Wigan 20 Castleford 38.

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

Top try scorers: Liam Marshall (Wigan) 15; Jy Hitchcox (Castleford) 10.

Top goal scorers: Sam Tomkins (Wigan) 77; Jamie Ellis (Castleford) 47.

Referee: J Child.

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