Sitaleki Akauola set to make Warrington debut while Joe Burgess and Dan Sarginson miss out for Wigan

Sitaleki Akauola could make his Warrington debut against Wigan on Friday night while Joe Burgess and Dan Sarginson have failed to make the Warriors squad.

The Wolves could also see the return of their marquee signing, Tyrone Roberts, with the half-back being named in Steve Price’s 19-man squad while Akauola could make his Super League bow. Matty Russell misses out on selection.

Shaun Wane has been a few changes to his Warriors side. Frank-Paul Nuuausala was released on Wednesday so he is obviously out while Burgess and Sarginson have failed to make the cut.

Promising youngster Craig Mullen and France international Romain Navarrete are included. John Bateman is set to make his first Super League appearance of the season after returning last week.

Wolves 19-man squad:

1 Stefan Ratchford

2 Tom Lineham

3 Bryson Goodwin

4 Ryan Atkins

6 Kevin Brown

7 Tyrone Roberts

8 Chris Hill

9 Daryl Clark

10 Mike Cooper

11 Ben Currie

12 Jack Hughes

13 Ben Murdoch-Masila

14 Dom Crosby

15 Declan Patton

16 Sitaleki Akauola

17 Joe Philbin

21 Mitch Brown

22 Morgan Smith

34 Ben Westwood

Warriors 19-man squad:

1 Sam Tomkins

2 Tom Davies

4 Oliver Gildart

6 George Williams

7 Sam Powell

8 Tony Clubb

9 Tommy Leuluai

10 Ben Flower

11 Joel Tomkins

12 Liam Farrell

13 Sean O’Loughlin

14 John Bateman

15 Ryan Sutton

17 Taulima Tautai

19 Willie Isa

20 Morgan Escaré

22 Liam Marshall

25 Romain Navarrete

38 Craig Mullen

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