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  • Adrian Lam names the Wigan Warriors 21-man squad to face St Helens in Round 14 of the Betfred Super League.
  • 10 changes to the side that faced Wakefield.
  • Wigan Warriors vs St Helens, Tuesday 29th September, AJ Bell Stadium, K.O. 7:45pm.

Head Coach Adrian Lam has named the 21-man squad to face St Helens on Tuesday night in the Betfred Super League (K.O. 7:45pm).

The two sides will meet on neutral ground at Salford’s AJ Bell Stadium in a battle of second versus third.

Lam has made 10 changes to the squad that faced Wakefield, with a number of young talents in line to make their first-team debut for the Warriors.

Umyla Hanley, Kai Pearce-Paul, Ben Kilner and Sam Halsall are all included in the Warriors’ 21-man squad for the first time.

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Umyla Hanley, Kai Pearce-Paul, Ben Kilner and Sam Halsall are all included in the 21 for the first time.

Half-back Jake Shorrocks returns to the 21 after being sidelined with a hamstring injury since the return from lockdown.

Prop Joe Bullock features after sitting out Wigan’s last two games with a hand injury.

Dom Manfredi also returns to the squad after missing out on Friday’s Round 13 fixture against Wakefield with a head knock.

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

Injury news

Experienced forward George Burgess 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.

21-man squad to face St Helens

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3. Chris Hankinson
9. Sam Powell
11. Willie Isa
14. Ben Flower
15. Joe Greenwood
19. Joe Bullock
20. Liam Byrne
21. Dom Manfredi
22. Mitch Clark
23. Jake Bibby
27. Jake Shorrocks
28. Harry Smith
29. Jack Wells
31. Jackson Hastings
32. Amir Bourouh
34. Kai Pearce-Paul
35. Sam Halsall
36. James McDonnell
37. Harry Rushton
39. Umyla Hanley
40. Ben Kilner

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