McNamara revealed that uncapped twins George and Tom will join older brother Sam in the 24-man squad
Sam Tomkins hopes to be relieved of the Wigan captaincy for his last game for the club – Saturday’s Super League Grand Final against Warrington at Old Trafford.
A double-header of games a few miles apart today will go a long way towards determining the emerging pattern of this season’s Super League play-offs.
Salford played their last game as the City Reds before this week’s planned rebranding as the Red Devils at Castleford. Apart from the name change, the club will announce a series of new faces to go with scrum-half, Tim Smith, signed from Wakefield for “a substantial fee.”
Warrington failed to go back to the top of the Super League table as they fell victim to an unlikely double at the hands of an inspired 12-man Widnes.
England’s women rugby union side crashed to a 3-0 series whitewash in New Zealand after losing their final tour game in Pukekohe yesterday.
Wigan’s two rivals for the League Leaders’ Trophy have the opportunity to step up the pressure this weekend. With the Warriors not going to St Helens until Monday night, both Huddersfield and Warrington have the chance to steal a march on them tomorrow.
Wigan 48 Widnes 4
Daryl Powell takes charge of his hometown club for the first time in France this afternoon. The newly appointed Castleford coach takes them to the Catalan Dragons looking for a result to get his reign off to an optimistic start.
Wakefield climbed above Widnes in the Super League table as they became only the second visiting team to win at the Stobart Stadium this season.
Wakefield prop Justin Poore has been warned by his coach to curb his temper. The 28-year-old former Parramatta forward has been sent off twice in his first 12 matches for his new club and will sit out Sunday’s Super League game against Warrington because of suspension.
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Huddersfield Town 1 Wigan Athletic 4
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