Chester anticipates battle on Friday with Charnley in Wolves squad

He played a significant role in the path which led to Josh Charnley’s professional debut eight years ago – and Wakefield coach Chris Chester expects to face the winger on Friday night when Trinity travel to Warrington. Charnley is in Warrington’s 19-man squad for the clash, just days after agreeing to return to Super League following an 18-month stint in…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Leeds v Castleford (7:45pm, Elland Road – Sky Sports) Leeds are unchanged for Friday’s Grand Final rematch with Castleford at Elland Road. The Tigers, meanwhile, make one change to their squad – but it is a significant one, as prop Jesse Sene-Lefao has undergone MCL surgery which will rule him out for a number of weeks. Jy Hitchcox takes his…

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TotalRL’s expert fan panel preview Friday night’s Super League action

Warrington v St Helens Warrington fan – Peter Thomas There are games that take place every season that you look out for when the fixtures are announced and then there are games that fill you with a sense of dread. This Friday’s clash with St Helens ticks both boxes for me and being wholly honest, I’m concerned. Saints are more…

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Mayor of Warrington resigns after comments about King brothers

The Mayor of Warrington has officially resigned following the storm concerning comments he made about Warrington Wolves brothers George and Toby King. Les Morgan commented in a Facebook group in the hours after the Wolves’ loss to Hull on Friday on a discussion noting: “Who is worse, Toby or George King? You decide?” Morgan said that it was ‘a pity that…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s five Super League games

Wakefield v Huddersfield (7:45pm, Sky Sports) Wakefield make three changes for Friday’s televised clash with Huddersfield. Out go the injured Kyle Wood, plus Reece Lyne and Justin Horo. In their place come Jordan Crowther, Joe Arundel and Keegan First. Giants coach Rick Stone makes one change to his 19-man squad for the game. Forward Adam Walne drops out due to…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Warrington v Wigan (7:45pm, Sky Sports) There are two huge boosts for Warrington ahead of Friday’s showdown with Wigan. Star half-back Tyrone Roberts is back in the mix and fully-fit, while fellow new recruit Sitaleki Akauola is also fit to be included – he is in line to make his debut for the Wolves. Wigan make a number of changes…

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Crosby eyes happier times on and off the field after tragic-stricken 2017

Dom Crosby has admitted he is unsure where he would be in life without the support of Warrington Wolves as he prepares for happier times both on and off the field in 2018. Crosby made his comeback following nine months out injured against Widnes last weekend – but there was serious tragedy off the field for the 27-year-old and his…

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Price says timing suited Leeds as Hill leaves to be with wife during Warrington defeat

Warrington Wolves coach Steve Price said the timing of captain Chris Hill’s departure from the game for unconventional reasons suited Thursday’s opponents Leeds perfectly. Hill withdrew himself midway through the second half of Thursday’s 16-12 loss to the Rhinos to be with his wife, who had been rushed to hospital after going into labour with their fourth child. And Price,…

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Atkins aiming to overtake Pryce in try-scoring charts

Ryan Atkins has set his sights on surpassing some of Super League’s greatest players in the competition’s all-time try-scoring charts before the end of his career. The 32-year-old is already sixth on the list, with his haul of 171 Super League tries having surpassed some of the competition’s most prolific try-scorers. Despite only crossing ten times in Super League last…

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