Team news: Warrington v Wakefield (Fri)

Drew Darbyshire

Warrington will welcome back Blake Austin for Friday’s clash with Wakefield.

Steve Price has made five changes to his Warrington side that lost at Salford last week. Austin, Mike Cooper, Toby King, Dec Patton and Chris Hill return to the squad.

Jack Hughes, Luther Burrell, Danny Walker, Matt Davis and Ben Westwood drop out for the Wolves.

Wakefield coach Chris Chester has made three changes to his outfit that were defeated by Wigan last time out. Bill Tupou, Chris Annakin and James Batchelor have been sidelined with injuries.

George King, Titus Gwaze and Lee Kershaw come in for Trinity.

The Super League game takes place at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Friday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: Warrington are 5/6 with a handicap 2-way of -13.5 points.

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

Wakefield 19-man squad: Joe Arundel, Danny Brough, Jordan Crowther, Anthony England, Morgan Escare, Chris Green, Titus Gwaze, Ryan Hampshire, Ben Jones-Bishop, Lee Kershaw, George King, Danny Kirmond, Craig Kopczak, Reece Lyne, Jacob Miller, Tyler Randell, Adam Tangata, Kelepi Tanginoa, Kyle Wood.

Warrington are 2/9 to claim the two points, while Wakefield’s odds are 4/1.

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