Wigan Warriors vs Toulouse Olympique: Kick-off time, TV channel and predicted line-ups

Wigan Warriors were shocked last week by Wakefield meaning their chances of winning the League Leaders’ Shield are now remote at best.

Their dreams of Old Trafford are of course still very much alive but they certainly need a boost of momentum after last week’s defeat so a game against Toulouse who are now all but relegated is perhaps the perfect fixture for them.

As for the French side, it’s last chance saloon. They need a win as soon as possible but away to Wigan a victory seems unlikely.

Kick-off time and TV channel

The game kicks off at 20:00.

There is no live TV coverage but highlights will be shown on BBC on the Super League.

Predicted Line-ups

Wigan Warriors
Wigan could be boosted by the return of both Liam Farrell and John Bateman in the second-row though Morgan Smithies may not be risked with Willie Isa possibly back at 13. Kai Pearce-Paul could also remain in the team at centre. Brad O’Neill will stick it out at nine.

23 Jai Field
1 Bevan French
25 Sam Halsall
21 Kai Pearce-Paul
5 Liam Marshall
6 Cade Cust
16 Harry Smith
8 Brad Singleton
28 Brad O’Neill
20 Liam Byrne
12 Liam Farrell
13 John Bateman
11 Willie Isa
Substitutes
10 Patrick Mago
15 Kaide Ellis
17 Oliver Partington
22 Joe Shorrocks

Toulouse Olympique
Needing a win, Toulouse will have to shuffle around their spine. The loss of Olly Ashall-Bott and Corey Norman could see Tony Gigot move to fullback and Chris Hankinson join Lucas Albert in the halves making Guy Armitage’s return to the centres timely. Maxime Stefani may replace Dominique Peyroux in the backrow.

31 Tony Gigot
5 Paul Marcon
4 Mathieu Jussaume
24 Guy Armitage
25 Matty Russell
21 Chris Hankinson
7 Lucas Albert
8 Romain Navarrete
28 Nathan Peats
35 Daniel Alvaro
30 Maxime Stefani
16 Joe Bretherton
13 Anthony Marion
Substitutes
10 Harrison Hansen
14 Eloi Pelissier
23 Justin Sangare
29 Lambert Belmas

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