Team news: Warrington v Castleford (Thurs)

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Warrington will be without Matty Smith for Thursday’s game against Castleford.

Steve Price has made two changes to his Warrington side that lost at Leeds last week. Harvey Livett and Lama Tasi replace Matty Smith [suspended] and Sitaleki Akauola.

Castleford coach Daryl Powell has also made two changes to his outfit that lost at Wigan last time out. Jacques O’Neill and Will Maher come in for Jesse Sene-Lefao [suspended] and Nathan Massey.

The televised elimination play-off takes place at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Thursday night, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: Josh Charnley is 8/1 to score the game’s first try.

Warrington 19-man squad: Blake Austin, Josh Charnley, Daryl Clark, Jason Clark, Mike Cooper, Ben Currie, Bryson Goodwin, Chris Hill, Jack Hughes, Toby King, Tom Lineham, Harvey Livett, Jake Mamo, Ben Murdoch-Masila, Dec Patton, Joe Philbin, Stefan Ratchford, Lama Tasi, Ben Westwood.

Castleford 19-man squad: Cheyse Blair, James Clare, Chris Clarkson, Matt Cook, Jamie Ellis, Oliver holmes, Will Maher, Peter Mata’utia, Mike McMeeken, Paul McShane, Grant Millington, Adam Milner, Greg Minikin, Jacques O’Neill, Jordan Rankin, Daniel Smith, Jake Trueman, Calum Turner, Liam Watts.

Warrington are 1/2 to progress through to the next round of the play-offs, while Castleford are priced at 15/8.


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