Castleford Tigers’ Jordan Turner set for lengthy spell on the sidelines

Castleford Tigers star Jordan Turner is set for a spell on the sideline after it was confirmed that he suffered a devastating injury in the club’s defeat at Huddersfield Giants.

The Tigers went down 36-24 at the John Smith’s Stadium, but Turner will be forced to sit out the next few weeks or months with a fractured hand.

It is hardly good news for Castleford who face a Wigan Warriors side determined to get back on the horse after their first defeat of the season.

Both sides are coming off disappointing losses with Wigan going down 28-0 to the Catalans Dragons in the south of France on Saturday night.

The Tigers didn’t fare much better away at the Huddersfield Giants with a 36-24 loss their fourth defeat in five games.

21-man squads

Wigan Warriors

2 Jake Bibby
3 Zak Hardaker
5 Liam Marshall
6 Cade Cust
7 Tommy Leuluai
9 Sam Powell
10 Patrick Mago
11 Willie Isa
12 Liam Farrell
13 John Bateman
14 Morgan Smithies
16 Harry Smith
17 Oliver Partington
19 Ethan Havard
20 Liam Byrne
21 Kai Pearce-Paul
22 Joe Shorrocks
23 Jai Field
24 Abbas Miski
25 Sam Halsall
28 Brad O’Neill

Castleford Tigers

2 Derrell Olpherts
4 Jake Mamo
5 Bureta Faraimo
6 Jake Trueman
8 Liam Watts
9 Paul McShane
10 George Lawler
11 Kenny Edwards
13 Joe Westerman
15 George Griffin
17 Mahe Fonua
19 Tyla Hepi
20 James Clare
21 Alex Sutcliffe
22 Daniel Smith
23 Greg Eden
24 Cheyse Blair
25 Suaia Matagi
28 Brad Martin
31 Gareth O’Brien
32 Cain Robb

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