Wakefield Wildcats and Castleford Tigers name derby squads

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WAKEFIELD Trinity Wildcats and Castleford Tigers have announced their 19-man squads ahead of their Super League XVI derby at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium on Saturday.

Prop forwards Liam Higgins and Jarrad Hickey are both named in the Wildcats line-up along with first team regulars Tommy Lee, Julien Rinaldi and Paul Johnson.

Ryan Tongia is set to play his second game for the Cats after successfully making his debut last week against Warrington Wolves.

Aaron Murphy, Josh Griffin, Matthew Blaymire, Luke George and Frankie Mariano are all forced to watch from the sidelines this week with injuries.

Trinity squad: Korkidas, Rinaldi, Henderson, Morrison, Lee, Tony, Smith, P Johnson, Dean, Morton, Gledhill, Howarth, Veivers, Higgins, Wildie, Amor, Hickey, Tadulala, Tongia.

Tigers squad: Mathers, Youngquest, Owen, Chase, Orr, Hudson, Snitch, Jones, Milner, Isa, Aspinwall, Massey, Thompson, McGoldrick, Holmes, Widders, J Davies, Parker, B Davies.

Read tomorrow’s Wakefield Express for more news from the Wakefield Wildcats.