Castleford Tigers vs Wakefield Trinity: 21-man squads, injury news, kick-off time & TV details

Castleford Tigers take on Wakefield Trinity in a highly anticipated West Yorkshire derby this Friday night at the Jungle.

Castleford enjoyed an incredible 46-18 thrashing of Hull FC last Friday night but they are now down to the bare bones in terms of manpower.

Meanwhile, Wakefield endured a tough 13-12 defeat to reigning champions St Helens, though they will have taken a lot from that loss.

21-man squads

Castleford Tigers

2. Derrell Olpherts
4. Jake Mamo
5. Bureta Faraimo
7. Danny Richardson
8 Liam Watts
9 Paul McShane
10. George Lawler
11. Kenny Edwards
12. Adam Milner
13. Joe Westerman
15. George Griffin
17. Mahe Fonua
21. Alex Sutcliffe
22. Daniel Smith
23. Greg Eden
25. Suaia Matagi
28. Brad Martin
32 Cain Robb
33. Jason Qareqare
37. Alex Mellor
38 Kieran Hudson

Wakefield Trinity

6 Jacob Miller
7 Mason Lino
8 Eddie Battye
9 Liam Hood
10 Tinirau Arona
11 Matty Ashurst
14 Jordy Crowther
15 Jai Whitbread
16 James Batchelor
17 Lee Gaskell
18 Lee Kershaw
20 Jack Croft
21 Brad Walker
22 Yusuf Aydin
27 Lewis Murphy
29 Issac Shaw
30 Corey Hall
34 Rob Butler
35 David Fifita
37 Josh Bowden
38 Jamie Shaul

Injury news

Castleford will be without Gareth O’Brien and Alex Mellor after the duo sustained head knocks in the win over Hull FC. Jake Mamo, however, has had his one-match ban overturned following an appeal, with signing from Whitehaven, Kieran Hudson, potentially in line to make his Castleford debut. The likes of Nathan Massey, Jake Trueman and Ryan Hampshire are out for the season. Meanwhile, Wakefield will be without Jorge Taufua after he suffered an arm injury in the loss to Saints. There will also be a late fitness test on Lee Gaskell, but Kelepi Tanginoa is banned.

Kick-off time

The game will kick off at 8pm on Friday night at the Jungle.

TV details

The game will be broadcast live from 7.30pm on Sky Sports Arena. Highlights will also be found on the Super League Show as well as Super League’s YouTube Channel.

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