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

Leeds Rhinos are set to face the biggest marker of where they are under new head coach Rohan Smith when they face Wigan Warriors this Thursday night.

Leeds go into this one on the back of a disappointing 20-6 loss to Toulouse Olympique in the blazing heat in the south of France.

Wigan, meanwhile, could not be more confident following a 60-0 hammering of Hull FC last Friday night.

21-man squads

Leeds Rhinos

2. David Fusitu’a
3 Harry Newman
4. Liam Sutcliffe
5. Ash Handley
8. Mikolaj Oledzki
11. James Bentley
12. Rhyse Martin
14. Brad Dwyer
16. Richie Myler
17. Cameron Smith
19 Bodene Thompson
21. Morgan Gannon
24. Jarrod O’Connor
25. James Donaldson
26. Corey Johnson
27 Muizz Mustapha
29 Liam Tindall
32. Jack Sinfield
33. Zak Hardaker
34. Yusuf Aydin

Wigan Warriors

1. Bevan French
2. Jake Bibby
5. Liam Marshall
6. Cade Cust
9. Sam Powell
10. Patrick Mago
11. Willie Isa
12. Liam Farrell
14. Morgan Smithies
15. Kaide Ellis
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
36 Mike Cooper

Injury news

Leeds were without the likes of Blake Austin, Aidan Sezer, Zak Hardaker and Liam Sutcliffe last week after all four pulled up short due to injury and illness. As such, head coach Rohan Smith has named just a 20-man squad, but Hardaker and Sutcliffe have been named whilst Sezer and Austin surprisingly miss out once more. Wigan, meanwhile, are injury free following that incredible win over Hull FC last week with Mike Cooper potentially coming in for his debut after his move from Warrington Wolves yesterday.

Kick-off time

The game will kick off at 8pm on Thursday night at Headingley.

TV details

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

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