Three Changes to Squad

Three Changes to Squad

  • Wigan face Salford at the DW Stadium on Thursday night, 8pm kick-off
  • Mossop, Gregson and Bretherton come into squad.
  • Shaun Wane confirms Willie Isa out for 6 weeks

Wigan Warriors make three changes to their 19-man squad to face Salford on Thursday.

The Warriors picked up a series of injuries in last weekends World Club Series defeat to Brisbane Broncos.

Lee Mossop, Nick Gregson and Joe Betherton come in to replace Michael McIlorum, Willie Isa and Josh Charnley.

On McIlorums injury Shaun Wane said: “”Micky is being operated on next week, it will be a long one but we’ll know more after the operation.”.

He also went onto confirm that Willie Isa could miss up to 6 weeks after suffering a knee injury. Meanwhile Oliver Gildart looks set to deputise for Josh Charnley again, as the England winger sits out with a facial injury.

On The Red Devils, Wane continued

“They’ve played well, I’ve watched all of their games. They beat us in a pre-season game, we had our internationals missing but they still won.

“They’ve got two good halves and some big names, they’re a tough team to beat but if we’re on we’ll challenge them.”

Wigan Warriors 19-man-squad

John Bateman, Joe Bretherton, Gregg Burke, Tony Clubb, Liam Farrell, Ben Flower, Anthony Gelling, Oliver Gildart, Nick Gregson, Dom Manfredi, Lee Mossop, Sean O’Loughlin, Sam Powell, Dan Sarginson, Matty Smith, Ryan Sutton, Taulima Tautai, Lewis Tierney, George Williams

Wigan face Salford in the First Utility Super League on Thursday. Tickets start from £22 for adults and £15 for concessions and are available online HERE. From the DW Stadium Ticket Office and the Ticket Hotline – 0871 6633 552.

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