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  • Huby, Dixon, Hauraki, Milner, Carney,
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  • Higham (2), Briers, Carvell, Monaghan, Myler, Dwyer,
    Goals: Ratchford (6),
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Super League preview: Castleford Tigers v Warrington Wolves

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Brad Dwyer Warrington Wolves 2012

Brad Dwyer comes into Tony Smith's travelling party as the Wolves look to assert pressure on league leaders Huddersfield Giants

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Tigers prop Ryan Boyle is back in action following his suspension

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Warrington Wolves travel to the Wish Communications Stadium to face Castleford Tigers on Sunday in a bid to maintain their pressure on Super League leaders Huddersfield Giants.

The Wolves are just one point adrift of the Giants at the summit and enter Round 23 with five successive league victories to their name, while the Tigers welcome the third place side following back-to-back defeats.

Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has been forced to make three changes to the 19-man squad which lost to the Giants last time out, with injuries hitting the squad.

Knee problems mean both Oliver Holmes and Jonathan Walker are unavailable for selection while prop Ben Davies has since been released from the club.

Prop Ryan Boyle is back in Powell's 19-man squad following a suspension while Keith Mason and Charlie Martin are also back in action.

Bounce back

Meanwhile the Wolves will be looking to bounce back after suffering a shock Challenge Cup exit at the hands of Hull last weekend.

Despite that, Wolves coach Tony Smith will hope his side can return to form as the Super League run-in begins with just five games left to play.

Smith has lost Mike Cooper and Brett Hodgson to knee injuries while Michael Monaghan is also absent from the travelling party.

The trio are replaced by Brad Dwyer, James Laithwaite and Tyrone McCarthy as the Wolves continue their bid for top spot in Super League.

Smith's men are level on points with second-place Wigan and just one point adrift of leaders Huddersfield as the competition for places gets fierce.

Tigers: Owen, Carney, Shenton, Dixon, Ellis, Chase, Clare, Huby, Hauraki, Millington, Milner, Massey, Thompson, Tansey, Fleming, Martin, Mason, Boyle, Channing.

Wolves: C. Bridge, Briers, Carvell, Currie, Dwyer, Grix, Harrison, Higham, Hill, Laithwaite, McCarthy, J. Monaghan, Morley, Myler, Ratchford, C. Riley, Waterhouse, Westwood, Wood.

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Super League Table - July 27 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 22 34
2 Leeds Rhinos 22 32
3 Wigan Warriors 22 30
4 Castleford Tigers 22 30
5 Warrington Wolves 22 28
6 Huddersfield Giants 22 28
7 Catalan Dragons 22 23
8 Widnes Vikings 22 21
9 Hull K R 22 20
10 Wakefield Wildcats 22 19
11 Salford Red Devils 22 17
12 Hull FC 22 16
13 Bradford Bulls * 22 4
14 London Broncos 22 0
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