Wakefield v Leeds: Predicted line-ups and late injury news

Wakefield take on Leeds today in the third game of the 2021 Betfred Super League season, but how do we expect both sides to line up?

Wakefield fans will be keen to see new halfback recruit Mason Lino in Trinity colours for the first time, following his move from the NRL. And, even more good news for the Wakefield faithful is that both Tom Johnstone and David Fifita are likely to play after missing some time in pre-season because of injury. Max Jowitt, Jay Pitts, Kyle Wood, Eddie Battye and Ryan Hampshire are out though.

Meanwhile, Leeds captain Luke Gale hopes to play after a torn pectoral muscle sustained on the opening day of pre-season, whilst Leeds’ three new signings Zane Tetevano and King Vuniyayawa and half-back Kyle Eastmond are all included in the squad, despite the latter said to be around a week away from playing.

Wakefield haven’t done bad against Leeds in recent years, winning three games from five and they could well pull off a shock here.

Wakefield Trinity
21. Alex Walker
2. Tom Johnstone
3. Bill Tupou
4. Reece Lyne
5. Liam Kay
6. Jacob Miller
7. Mason Lino
8. David Fifita
23. Josh Wood
10. Tinirau Arona
11. Matty Ashurst
12. Kelepi Tanginoa
13. Joe Westerman
Substitutes
16. James Batchelor
17. Chris Green
19. Jordan Crowther
22. Adam Tangata

Leeds Rhinos
16. Richie Myler
2. Tom Briscoe
27. Jack Broadbent
21. Alex Sutcliffe
24. Luke Briscoe
15. Liam Sutcliffe
7. Luke Gale
8. Mikolaj Oledzki
9. Kruise Leeming
10. Matt Prior
11. Alex Mellor
12. Rhyse Martin
13. Zane Tetevano
Substitutes
14. Brad Dwyer
17. Cameron Smith
19. King Vuniyayawa
20. Bodene Thompson

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