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

Castleford Tigers take on Wigan Warriors this Saturday afternoon at the Jungle live on Channel 4.

The Tigers go into this fixture on the back of a dismal 30-16 defeat to the Salford Red Devils, but they have had week off due to the Challenge Cup Final.

Wigan Warriors were part of that Final, beating Huddersfield Giants in the showpiece event.

21-man squads

Castleford Tigers

2 Derrell Olpherts
5 Bureta Faraimo
6 Jake Trueman
7 Danny Richardson
8 Liam Watts
9 Paul McShane
10 George Lawler
11 Kenny Edwards
12 Adam Milner
13 Joe Westerman
14 Nathan Massey
15 George Griffin
17 Mahe Fonua
22 Daniel Smith
23 Greg Eden
24 Cheyse Blairr
25 Suaia Matagi
26 Ryan Hampshire
28 Brad Martin
31 Gareth O’Brien
33 Jason Qareqare

Wigan Warriors

1 Bevan French
2 Jake Bibby
4 Iain Thornley
5 Liam Marshall
8 Brad Singleton
9 Sam Powell
10 Patrick Mago
11 Willie Isa
12 Liam Farrell
13 John Bateman
15 Kaide Ellis
16 Harry Smith
17 Oliver Partington
19 Ethan Havard
20 Liam Byrne
22 Joe Shorrocks
23 Jai Field
24 Abbas Miski
25 Sam Halsall
28 Brad O’Neill
30 Matty Nicholson

Injury news

Castleford are down to the bare bones as head coach Lee Radford confirmed the Tigers have just 21 players fit and available. Niall Evalds, Sosaia Feki and Callum McLelland are some of those out, though Liam Watts does return from suspension and Bureta Faraimo from injury. Jake Mamo, however, went home on compassionate leave during the week leaving the Tigers with a big centre hole to fill. Wigan, meanwhile, will be without Tommy Leuluai and Cade Cust following their Challenge Cup win last weekend.

Kick-off time

The game will kick off at 2pm on Saturday afternoon.

TV details

The game will be broadcast live on Channel 4 from 1.30pm on Saturday. Highlights will also be shown on the Super League Show as well as Super League’s YouTube channel.

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