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

Leeds v Wigan (8pm, Sky Sports) Brett Delaney makes a welcome return for Leeds, with Josh Jordan-Roberts missing out. Wigan make two changes from the side that defeated Salford in the Challenge Cup, with youngsters Jack Wells and Josh Ganson replacing Joel Tomkins (groin) and Sam Powell (suspension). Liam Farrell retains his place in the squad despite not recovering in…

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Super League club-by-club regular season review plus grading

Castleford Tigers (1st) Highlight: Take your pick so far; although Tigers fans will not forget the 66-10 mauling of local rivals Leeds back in March in a hurry, surely. Lowlight: There haven’t been many, but the disappointing defeat to Salford in the driving rain earlier in the season is perhaps the most frustrating. Star player: There are plenty of contenders…

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Key duo return for Warrington as Widnes make six changes

Warrington Wolves have welcome Kevin Brown and Matty Russell back into their 19-man squad to face Widnes. The pair have missed the last six weeks of action, with England halfback Brown nursing a foot injury while Russell has endured a knee problem. But the duo will return on Thursday as the Wolves look to build on their win over Wigan.…

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Wolves boost top eight hopes with Catalans victory

Warrington Wolves moved to within three points of the top eight with a 24-16 win over fellow strugglers Catalans Dragons. Jodie Broughton crossed in the corner to give the visitors an early lead however Ben Jullien touched down at the other end almost instantly for Warrington. Ryan Atkins went over for Wire’s second however Richie Myler brought Catalans level at 10-all.…

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Smith expecting Catalans to be fired up as good friend McNamara takes charge

Warrington coach Tony Smith believes close friend Steve McNamara will have Saturday’s opponents Catalans Dragons fired up ahead of Saturday’s huge clash between the two sides. McNamara will take charge of the Dragons for the first time as he looks to begin to overturn the fortunes of the French outfit and get them back into the top eight. However, the…

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