SL Preview: Wakefield v London (Sun)

Wakefield Wildcats are set to welcome back prop forward Andy Raleigh against London at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium who comes into the 19-man squad in place of suspended Paul Aiton.

Head coach Richard Agar has also confirmed Matty Wildie will start the game which is set to celebrate Trinity’s 140 year anniversary with a bumper crowd expected for Sunday’s important home clash.

Meanwhile under-19’s players Joel Wicks and Harry Little are both in 19-man London squad for the game. The club can also confirm the loan signing of Jacob Fairbank from Huddersfield in time for the match, while Mason Caton-Brown could also debut having impressed during his dual registration with Hemel Stags.

The Broncos will be without 11 regular starters for the game; Jamie O’Callaghan, David Howell, Michael Witt, Antonio Kaufusi, Chad Randall, Shane Rodney, Chris Bailey, Tony Clubb, Matt Cook, Will Lovell and Tommy Lee.

Wakefield 19-man squad: Mathers, Fox, Collis, L. Smith, Cockayne, Sykes, T. Smith, Poore, Raleigh, Lauititi,Kirkmond, Washbrook, Wood, Amor, Wilkes, Mariano, Lyne, Wildie, Walshaw.

London 19-man squad: Bishay, Bryant, Caton Brown, Channing, Colbon, Dixon, Dollapi, Dorn, Fairbank, Fisher, Grady, Hurst, Krasniqi, Little, Melling, Robertson, Sarginson, Wheeldon, Wicks.

Prediction: An improved London, but a Wakefield win.

Stats:

The 28-0 Wakefield victory in the reverse of this fixture earlier in the season makes London one of only three teams to have been nilled in Super League XVIII, the others are Castleford and Salford.

Super League summary:

London Broncos won 13

Wakefield won 18

2 draws

London Broncos highest score: 72-8 (H, 2005) (also widest margin)

Wakefield highest score: 54-12 (H, 2010) (also widest margin)

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