Noble Name's 18 for Wolves Clach

Wigan Warriors have recalled David Vaealiki but there is still no room for Pat Richards in the 18-man squad for the engage Super League clash against Warrington Wolves at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Sunday.

Eamon O'Carroll drops out of last week's 18 to accomodate the Kiwi but the side will be otherwise unchanged as the Warriors seek a sixth successive win.

Warrington are without scrum-half Simon Grix, who has undergone a shoulder reconstruction, but the return of hooker Mark Gleeson enables Michael Sullivan to revert to his customary half-back role.

Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors, Sunday July 23 2006

Warrington 20-man squad: Grose, Fa’afili, M. Gleeson, Kohe-Love, Reardon, Briers, Sullivan, Leikvoll, Hilton, Swann, Wainwright, M. Gleeson, Westwood, Wood, Barnett, Parker, Bracek, Bridge, Cooper, Pickersgill.

Wigan 18-man squad: Ashton, Calderwood, Dallas, Dobson, Fielden, Fletcher, Godwin, Hansen, Higham, Hock, Logan, McAvoy, O’Loughlin, Orr, Paleaaesina, Radlinski, Tickle, Vaealiki.

Coach Noble said:

"I watched David in the U21's last weekend, and he looked particularly strong. He was strong in defence and was dangerous with the ball in his hand."

The Warriors have sold almost 2500 tickets for this game, and with a close to capacity crowd expected, cash turnstiles will NOT be available on the day.

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