Friday Stats

Friday Stats

WIGAN WARRIORS v CASTLEFORD TIGERS (Friday, 8.00pm)

Castleford are seeking their first win over Wigan in eight matches on Friday night.

The Warriors have won six of the last seven meetings between the sides, to go with a 22-22 draw at The PROBIZ Coliseum on 12 June, 2011.

The Tigers' last victory against the Warriors was 28-22 at the JJB Stadium (as it was then known) on 20 February, 2009. Wigan have won their last four home meetings with Castleford since then, including an 18-12 success in the 2009 Super League play-offs.

Wigan's Josh Charnley has scored tries in his last four games against Castleford as follows: 3-1-2-2. The hat-trick he scored was while on loan at Hull KR in 2010.

2012 meeting:
Castleford 4, Wigan 46 (SLR4, 26/2/12)

Super League summary
Wigan won 24 (includes wins in 2002 and 2009 play-offs)
Castleford won 7 (includes win in 1999 play-offs)
3 draws

Wigan highest score: 54-12 (H, 2001) (Widest margin: 54-12, H, 2001; 46-4, A, 2012)
Castleford highest score: 38-18 (H, 2006) (also widest margin)

Referee - G Stokes

Other information - courtesy of Kevin Riley

In these statistics Super League refers to Super League, league games, not play off matches.
Darrell Goulding needs 2 points for 250 career points for Wigan
Sean O'Loughlin needs 8 points for 300 career points for Wigan.
Sam Tomkins needs 24 points for 500 career points for Wigan.
George Carmont needs 10 points for 250 regular season Super League points.
Gareth Hock will play his 150th regular season Super League game if selected.
Michael McIlorum will play his 100th regular season Super League game if selected.
Sam Tomkins has scored tries in his last 4 Super League games and in 13 of the 19 he has played this season.
Josh Charnley has scored tries in 9 of his last 10 Super League games and in 14 of the 20 he has played in this season.
George Carmont has scored tries in 6 of his last 8 Super League games.
Iain Thornley has scored tries in both his games for Wigan.

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