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  • Adrian Lam names 21-man squad to face Wakefield Trinity in Round 13 of the Betfred Super League.
  • Three changes as Mitch Clark, Dom Manfredi and Harry Rushton are replaced by Ben Flower, Liam Byrne and Chris Hankinson.
  • Wigan Warriors vs Wakefield Trinity, Friday 25th September, Halliwell Jones Stadium, K.O. 8:15pm.

Adrian Lam has named the Wigan Warriors 21-man squad to face Wakefield Trinity this Friday at the Halliwell Jones Stadium (K.O. 8:15pm).

The Warriors Head Coach has made three changes to his last 21-man squad, with Ben Flower, Liam Byrne and Chris Hankinson coming in for Mitch Clark, Dom Manfredi and Harry Rushton.

Welsh forward Flower returns after serving a two-match ban received for a Grade B ‘Dangerous Contact’ against Hull KR in Round 11.

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Byrne, Flower and Hankinson return to the 21-man squad.

Byrne and Hankinson also return to availability for Friday’s encounter with Trinity.

Young second-row Morgan Smithies serves the fourth of a six-match ban received for two separate incidents during Wigan’s win over Castleford in Round 10. Learn more HERE.

Injury news

Winger Dom Manfredi misses out due to a head knock sustained in last weekend’s victory over Hull FC, but is expected to return for next weekend’s Coral Challenge Cup Semi Final with Leeds Rhinos.

Prop-forward Joe Bullock misses out with a hand injury sustained versus Catalans in Round 12. Speaking on Tuesday, the Head Coach provided an updated on the 27-year-old.

“[Bullock] could potentially be next week, fingers crossed. Worst case scenario it’s week to week from there.”  

Experienced forward George Burgess also misses out as he continues to fully overcome a hip problem.

Winger Liam Marshall continues his long-term recovery from an Anterior Cruciate Ligament knee injury sustained during the Round 10 tie with Castleford.

Prop Tony Clubb remains sidelined with a long-term neck injury.

Half-back Jake Shorrocks continues his recovery from a hamstring injury.

21-man squad to face Wakefield Trinity


1. Zak Hardaker
3. Chris Hankinson
4. Oliver Gildart
5. Joe Burgess
6. Bevan French
7. Tommy Leuluai
9. Sam Powell
11. Willie Isa
12. Liam Farrell
13. Sean O’Loughlin
14. Ben Flower
15. Joe Greenwood
17. Oliver Partington
20. Liam Byrne
23. Jake Bibby
28. Harry Smith
29. Jack Wells
30. Ethan Havard
31. Jackson Hastings
32. Amir Bourouh
33. Joe Shorrocks

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