Warriors v Rhinos | Team news
Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos go head-to-head in the first Play-off eliminator this Thursday live on Sky Sports Arena!
Thursday 23 September
Liam Marshall returns to the Warriors 21-man squad ahead of Thursday’s Play-off eliminator. Forwards Brad Singleton and Morgan Smithies are also included after sitting out last weeks win against Catalans, with John Bateman also expected to feature after he was rested.
Joe Bullock misses out, however – he picked up a shoulder injury against the Dragons in Round 25 and is unavailable.
The Rhinos welcome four players back into their squad for this week’s trip to the DW Stadium. Zane Tetevano returns after completing his three-match suspension picked up against Thursday’s opponents Wigan back in Round 21.
Mikolaj Oledzki, Alex Mellor and King Vuniyayawa are also included following their respective injury layoffs, in what is a huge boost to Richard Agar’s side ahead of Thursday’s crunch tie.
Wigan Warriors: Zak Hardaker, Oliver Gildart, Liam Marshall, Brad Singleton, Sam Powell, Willie Isa, Liam Farrell, John Bateman, Oliver Partington, Morgan Smithies, Tony Clubb, Liam Byrne, Harry Smith, Ethan Havard, Jake Bibby, Mitch Clark, Joe Shorrocks, Kai Pearce-Paul, Sam Halsall, James McDonnell, Jackson Hastings.
Leeds Rhinos: Tom Briscoe, Harry Newman, Konrad Hurrell, Ash Handley, Rob Lui, Mikolaj Oledzki, Kruise Leeming, Matt Prior, Alex Mellor, Rhyse Martin, Zane Tetevano, Brad Dwyer, Richie Myler, Cameron Smith, Tom Holroyd, King Vuniyayawa, Bodene Thompson, Luke Briscoe, James Donaldson, Jack Broadbent, Morgan Gannon.
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