Castleford Tigers announce squad for a second time but with one big change

It was reported earlier the 21-man squad that Castleford had named for their match on Friday night against Wigan, however they’ve now re-announced the squad with one switch.

Their earlier and initial squad saw just three changes from the 21-man squad that faced St Helens with Jack Broadbent, Jake Mamo and Cain Robb all missing out.

Their replacements were Alex Sutcliffe, Suaia Matagi and Daniel Smith, however that’s now changed.

Rather than being dropped from the squad like initially announced, Jack Broadbent has actually retained his spot at the expense of one of the Tigers’ most senior players.

Broadbent was electric against St Helens and it was his work on the left flank that copped the high tackle from Jack Welsby and Castleford’s penalty try.

One man who had struggled on that left flank was Jordan Turner with the experienced centre dropping a couple of passes that would have seen him through.

He’s since been dropped and is no longer in this revised squad of Castleford’s with Broadbent taking his place instead.

The initial squad report is linked here and shows the full squad at the bottom of the article, but it’s clearly changed with Turner being the one absentee.

Turner is closing in on 300 Super League appearances but it’s unclear at the moment if he has been dropped on the basis of form or injury.

The initial team news was released at 12:30 via their website and Twitter page but the tweet has since been deleted meaning it’s unclear if Turner’s involvement was an error, or if this is a later change.

Here is the revised squad list.

1. Niall Evalds

2. Greg Eden

4. Mahe Fonua

5. Bureta Faraimo

6. Gareth Widdop

7. Jacob Miller

8. George Lawler

9. Paul McShane

10. George Griffin

11. Kenny Edwards

12. Alex Mellor

13. Joe Westerman

14. Nathan Massey

15. Alex Sutcliffe

16. Adam Milner

17. Jack Broadbent

19. Albert Vete

20. Muizz Mustapha

22. Daniel Smith

23. Suaia Matagi

32. Liam Watts

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