Match Preview

Saturday 20th May 2017, 14:30
Super League - Round: 14
Scheduled for TV

Round: 14  Official: C Kendall  Venue: St James' Park, Newcastle

Scheduled for TV

Widnes Vikings

Widnes Vikings VS. Wakefield Trinity

Wakefield Trinity

19 Man Squad

Widnes Vikings 19 Man Squad Wakefield Trinity 19 Man Squad
Buchanan1Arona
Burke2 Arundel
Cahill3 Ashurst
Chamberlain4 Batchelor
J. Chapelhow5 Caton-Brown
Chase6 England
Dudson7 Fifita
Gerrard8 Finn
Hanbury9 Grix
Heremaia10 Hirst
Houston11 Huby
Ince12 Jones-Bishop
Johnson13 Kirmond
Manuokafoa14 Lyne
O'Carroll15 Miller
Runciman16 Sio
White17 B. Tupou
Wilde18 Williams
Johnstone19 Wood

Stats over last 8 encounters

Widnes Vikings   Wakefield Trinity
180 TOTAL POINTS 164
4 TOTAL WINS 4
4 TOTAL LOSES 4
0 TOTAL DRAWS 0
32 TOTAL TRIES 29
26 TOTAL GOALS 24
0 TOTAL DROP GOALS 0

Head to Head

Last 8 Meetings
14th July 2017: Wakefield Trinity win 36-8 at Halton Stadium
20th May 2017: Wakefield Trinity win 34-12 at St James' Park, Newcastle
7th April 2017: Wakefield Trinity win 30-4 at The Beaumont Legal Stadium
21st August 2016: Widnes Vikings win 40-8 at Select Security Stadium Halton
29th April 2016: Wakefield Trinity win 18-16 at Select Security Stadium Halton
7th February 2016: Widnes Vikings win 24-16 at Belle Vue Stadium
12th September 2015: Widnes Vikings win 46-4 at Belle Vue
24th May 2015: Widnes Vikings win 30-18 at Belle Vue Stadium

Widnes Vikings will give debuts to loan signings Rangi Chase, Jack Johnson and Sam Wilde while hooker Lloyd White and back rower Chris Houston are back from injury. Winger Ryan Ince also returns to take over from the injured Patrick Ah Van but half-back Joe Mellor is out with a quad strain.

Wakefield Trinity coach Chris Chester recalls prop Craig Huby, half-back Jacob Miller, winger Ben Jones-Bishop and second rower Danny Kirmond after resting them for the cup tie against Dewsbury Rams. Jordan Crowther, Ashley Gibson and Anthony Walker are the players to make way.

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