Wigan Warriors vs Catalans Dragons: Kick-off time, TV channel and predicted line-ups

In what could be a dress rehearsal for an eventual semi-final, Wigan again conclude the season against Catalans as they did last year hoping for a similar result as they build momentum for the semi-finals.

Some of the gloss has been taken off the fixture by Catalans taking the same approach Wigan took against Hull KR and naming a rested and young team.

This won’t stop Wigan from looking to build nicely into knockout rugby.

Kick-off time and TV channel

The game kicks off at 20:00.

TV coverage starts at 19:30 on Sky Sports Arena.

Wigan Warriors
Wigan have the chance to bring back their strongest side after last week’s defeat to Hull KR. Of course, anyone with a slight niggle won’t be included with play-offs waiting. The team named by Matt Peet will shed some light on how he intends to line up in the play-offs and where Thomas Leuluai figures in this after his return. It will also show us how Peet intends to replace Liam Farrell moving forward and his solution to Wigan’s centre conundrum.

23 Jai Field
1 Bevan French
2 Jake Bibby
21 Kai Pearce-Paul
5 Liam Marshall
6 Cade Cust
16 Harry Smith
8 Brad Singleton
28 Brad O’Neill
36 Mike Cooper
13 John Bateman
11 Willie Isa
14 Morgan Smithies
Substitutes
7 Thomas Leuluai
10 Patrick Mago
15 Kaide Ellis
22 Joe Shorrocks

Catalans Dragons
With Catalans possibly naming 12 potential debutants in the squad, it’s very possible we could see a team with some of the highest squad numbers in Super League history with the likes of 45 set to feature for the French side. Josh Drinkwater, Benjamin Jullien, Arthur Romano, Corentin Le Cam, Mathieu Cozza and Tiaki Chan will bring some experience.

26 Romain Franco
19 Arthur Romano
45 Adrien Salies
15 Benjamin Jullien
41 Maxime Jobe
25 Cesar Rouge
7 Josh Drinkwater
24 Mathieu Cozza
39 Leo Llong
36 Hugo Salabio
35 Bastien Scimone
21 Corentin Le Cam
33 Tiaki Chan
Substitutes
42 Enzo Colchero
40 Ugo Tison
37 Lucas Ribas
38 Leo Laurent

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