Team news: Wigan v Hull KR (Fri)

Bevan French is set to make his Wigan debut when they take on Hull KR this Friday.

Wigan coach Adrian Lam has made three changes to his side that beat Hull FC last week. French, Ben Flower and Joe Greenwood come in for Sean O’Loughlin [pectoral], Jake Shorrocks and Chris Hankinson.

Tony Smith has also made three changes to his Hull KR outfit that beat Castleford last time out. Kyle Trout, Will Dagger and Mikey Lewis replace Mitch Garbutt, Craig Hall and Owen Harrison.

Trout could make his debut for the Robins after arriving from Dewsbury, while Lewis could make his Super League bow after impressing on loan at Newcastle in League 1.

The Super League math takes place at the DW Stadium on Friday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: Wigan are priced at 5/6 with a handicap 2-way of -15.5 points.

Wigan’s 19-man squad: Joe Burgess, Liam Byrne, Tony Clubb, Liam Farrell, Ben Flower, Bevan French, Oliver Gildart, Joe Greenwood, Zak Hardaker, Willie Isa, Tommy Leuluai, Liam Marshall, Romain Navarrete, Ollie Partington, Sam Powell, Jarrod Sammut, Dan Sarginson, Morgan Smithies, George Williams.

Hull KR’s 19-man squad: Adam Quinlan, Ben Crooks, Jimmy Keinhorst, Ryan Shaw, Danny McGuire, Robbie Mulhern, Mose Masoe, Joel Tomkins, Weller Hauraki, Chris Atkin, Danny Addy, George Lawler, Josh Drinkwater, Will Dagger, Mikey Lewis, Daniel Murray, Dean Hadley, Jez Litten, Kyle Trout.

Wigan are favourites to take the spoils at 1/6, while Hull KR are 5/1 to cause an upset.


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