Team news: Castleford v Wigan (Fri)

Castleford will be without star hooker Paul McShane on Friday night, but Wigan will welcome back Joe Greenwood.

Daryl Powell has made four changes to his Tigers outfit that were defeated at Leeds last time out. McShane will start his three-match suspension, while Jordan Rankin, Junior Moors and Chris Clarkson all drop out through injury.

The Castleford quartet have been replaced by Tuoyo Egodo, Jacques O’Neill, Calum Turner and Mitch Clark.

Wigan coach Adrian Lam has made one change to his Warriors side that thrashed Catalans Dragons last week. Greenwood returns from suspension and replaces Liam Paisley.

The Warriors are without forward Gabe Hamlin, who has been provisionally suspended following a UK anti-doping violation. Wigan are still without Tony Clubb, Sam Powell, Liam Farrell and Liam Marshall through injury.

The televised Super League match takes place the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Friday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: Joe Burgess scored a hat-trick last week, and he’s priced at a lovely 9/1 to be the game’s first try scorer!

Castleford’s 19-man squad: James Clare, Mitch Clark, Matt Cook, Greg Eden, Tuoyo Egodo, Alex Foster, Oliver Holmes, Will Maher, Nathan Massey, Peter Mata’utia, Grant Millington, Adam Milner, Greg Minikin, Jacques O’Neill, Jesse Sene-Lefao, Michael Shenton, Jake Trueman, Calum Turner, Liam Watts.

Wigan’s 19-man squad: Joe Bullock, Joe Burgess, Liam Byrne, Tom Davies, Ben Flower, Oliver Gildart, Joe Greenwood, Zak Hardaker, Willie Isa, Tommy Leuluai, Dom Manfredi, Romain Navarrete, Sean O’Loughlin, Ollie Partington, Jarrod Sammut, Dan Sarginson, Jake Shorrocks, Morgan Smithies, George Williams.

Castleford’s odds are 5/6 to win the game, while Wigan are priced at 11/10 to take the two points at the Jungle.

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