SUPER 8S PREVIEW: Castleford v Warrington

Castleford Tigers make one change from the team who won last week’s home game against Hull FC, with Michael Channing replacing Paul McShane.

The Tigers will also be looking for revenge for the 44-6 hiding they received from the Wolves at the Jungle just a couple of weeks ago.

Wire are boosted by the return of talismanic back rower Ben Westwood to the ranks from suspension.

Ben Harrison and Ryan Atkins also return after injury, but prop Anthony England is out with an elbow.

Warrington have endured a tough couple of weeks, losing twice at Headingley. First to Hull KR in the Challenge Cup semi-final, and then being hammered 49-10 by Leeds in their opening Super 8s game.

Castleford (19-man squad): Boyle, Carney, Channing, Cook, Dorn, Finn, Gale, Gibson, Holmes, Lynch, Massey, McMeeken, Millington, Milner, Moors, Roberts, Shenton, Springer, Webster.

Warrington (19-man squad): Asotasi, Atkins, Clark, Currie, Dwyer, Evans, Harrison, Hill, King, Monaghan, Myler, Penny, Philbin, Ratchford, Sandow, Sims, Westwood, Wheeler, Wilde


Michael Shenton is three tries away from 100 (82 for Castleford, 2008-2010 & 2013-2015 and 15 for St Helens, 2011-2012)

Super League Summary:

Castleford won 15
Warrington won 29 (includes win in 2014 play-offs)
Castleford highest score: 52-26 (H, 2006) (Widest margin: 40-6, H, 2014)
Warrington highest score: 64-6 (A, 2006) (Widest margin: 62-0, H, 2011)

Last 10 Meetings:

Castleford 6, Warrington 44 (SLR23, 26/7/15)
Warrington 14, Castleford 22 (SLR9, 6/4/15)
Castleford 14, Warrington 30 (SLPSF, 25/9/14)
Warrington 48, Castleford 10 (SLR24, 15/8/14)
Castleford 40, Warrington 6 (SLR10, 21/4/14)
Castleford 30, Warrington 40 (SLR23, 4/8/13)
Warrington 40, Castleford 24 (SLR1, 3/2/13)
Castleford 26, Warrington 40 (SLR21, 22/7/12)
Warrington 54, Castleford 6 (SLR12, 22/4/12)
Castleford 18, Warrington 48 (SLR20, 1/7/11)

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