21-man squads: Challenge Cup semi-finals

Josh McAllister

We’ve got all the team news ahead of this weekend’s Challenge Cup semi-finals.

Wigan v Leeds, Saturday, 2:30 (BBC). 

A list of stars return for the Warriors, with head coach Adrian Lam making 10 changes to the squad that faced St Helens mid-week.

Latest signing Brad Singleton misses out, but the club have confirmed that he could be available within the next two weeks, while skipper Sean O’Loughlin is named in the squad.

Brad Dwyer returns for Leeds following his positive coronavirus test three weeks ago, while centre Konrad Hurrell is included having completed his isolation period as part of the track and trace protocol.

Five players who featured in Wednesday’s Super League clash against Catalans Dragons are named again, with Adam Cuthbertson, Alex Sutcliffe, Jack Walker, Luke Briscoe and Callum McLelland all named in the squad.

Wigan 21-man squad v Leeds: Hardaker, Gildart, Burgess, French, Leuluai, Powell, Isa, Farrell, O’Loughlin, Flower, Greenwood, Partington, Bullock, Byrne, Manfredi, Bibby, Smith, Havard, Hastings, Bourouh, Shorrocks.

Leeds 21-man squad v Wigan: Walker, T.Briscoe, Hurrell, Handley, Lui, Gale, Seumanufagai, Leeming, Prior, Mellor, Martin, Dwyer, L.Sutcliffe, Myler, Cuthbertson, Oledski, McLelland, L.Briscoe, Donaldson, A.Sutcliffe, Holroyd.

Salford v Warrington, Saturday, 5:00 (BBC) 

Likewise, a list of stars return for both Salford and Warrington following their mid-week clash.

Salford fought back from an 18-0 score-line to claim a 20-18 victory, thanks to a late Krisnan Inu penalty conversion.

Salford 21-man squad v Warrington: Welham, Sarginson, Inu, Lolohea, Brown, Mossop, Lussick, Dudson, Lannon, Pauli, McCarthy, Ikahihifo, Burke, Atkin, Flanagan, Greenwood, Williams, Kear, Ormondroyd, Roberts, Watkins.

Warrington 21-man squad v Salford: Ashton, Austin, Charnley, Clarke, Cooper, Currie, Davis, Gelling, Hill, Hughes, King, Mamo, Murdoch-Masilla, Patton, Philbin, Ratchford, Robson, Thewlis, Walker, Widdop.