Wakefield v Warrington: 21-man-squad and injury news

Wakefield Trinity will start the post Chris Chester era by welcoming Warrington Wolves to the Mobile Rocket Stadium on Sunday.

Trinity will be hoping to arrest their five-match losing run against a Warrington side looking for a third straight victory. A win for Warrington will also see them close the gap to St Helens in second place.

The match takes place at 3pm.

Wakefield Trinity

Willie Poching is able to name a 21-man-squad this week, after Chester was only able to name 20 ahead of last week’s defeat against Huddersfield Giants. Reece Lyne drops out, but Jay Pitts is back from suspension, and Lee Kershaw is also back in contention.

21-man-squad: 1 Max Jowitt, 2 Tom Johnstone, 5 Liam Kay, 6 Jacob Miller, 7 Mason Lino, 8 David Fifita, 9 Kyle Wood, 10 Tinirau Arona, 11 Matty Ashurst, 12 Kelepi Tanginoa, 13 Joe Westerman, 14 Jay Pitts, 15 Eddie Battye, 16 James Batchelor, 17 Chris Green, 18 Innes Senior, 20 Joe Arundel, 25 Brad Walker, 26 Yusuf Aydin, 27 Lee Kershaw, 29 Ryan Hampshire.

Warrington Wolves

Steve Price has only named a 19-man-squad for this match. Joe Philbin, Rob Mulhern, Eribe Doro and Ellis Longstaff have all dropped out of the squad that was due to face Hull last week. Gareth Widdop returns from an ankle injury, while youngsters Tom Whitehead and Morgan Burgess are also added. Daryl Clark and captain Jack Hughes will serve the suspensions they picked up after the win at Leeds Rhinos.

19-man-squad: 1 Stefan Ratchford, 2 Tom Lineham, 4 Toby King, 5 Josh Charnley, 6 Blake Austin, 7 Gareth Widdop, 8 Chris Hill, 10 Mike Cooper, 11 Ben Currie, 15 Matt Davis, 16 Danny Walker, 17 Matty Ashton, 18 Jake Mamo, 20 Sitaleki Akauola, 23 Josh Thewlis, 27 Connor Wrench, 31 George Williams, Morgan Burgess, Tom Whitehead.

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