Home team Score Away Team

Wakefield

  • Southern, Mariano,
    Goals: Sykes (2),
12 - 42

Warrington

  • Atkins (3), Riley (2), Ratchford (2),
    Goals: Hodgson (7),
  • Super League
  • Super League
  • 20th May 2012
  • KO 15:30
  • Att: 8,483

Wildcats v Wolves: Teams

At Rapid Solicitors Stadium, Sunday May 20th, KO: 3.30pm

Last updated: 18th May 2012   Subscribe to RSS Feed

Adrian Morley Warrington Wolves

Adrian Morley: Wolves skipper still missing for Sunday's trip to Wakefield

 Richard Agar - Wakefield

Richard Agar: Welcomes back second row pair Ali Lauitiiti and Steve Southern

Related links

Teams

Also see

High-flying Warrington Wolves will be confident of maintaining their hunt for top spot when they travel to Wakefield Wildcats on Sunday.

The Wolves have been in blistering form this season and secured a place in the semi-finals of the Carnegie Challenge Cup last weekend by winning at the Catalan Dragons.

Tony Smith's side secured a 22-6 success in last season's corresponding fixture having edged out Richard Agar's troops 32-30 on home soil in March.

Wakefield are without prop Matt James because of suspension but they are boosted by the return from injury of second row pair Ali Lauitiiti and Steve Southern, who have been out since Good Friday, and front rower Paul Johnson.

Hooker Andy Ellis drops out after joining Featherstone Rovers on loan.

Undecided

"Ali Lauitiiti and Steve Southern are back in the 19-man squad but we have not decided on our team yet. I will tell the lads our team on our last team run on Saturday," said Agar.

"Ali and Steve trained with us for the last two weeks and have come through with flying colours. Ali is a player we have missed enormously and I think he is a major influence on our side when he is on the field.

"He may be a quiet guy but he has shown a lot of leadership qualities for us this year and we are looking forward to getting him back on the pitch.

Warrington are still without skipper Adrian Morley but utility back Stefan Ratchford is poised to make his comeback from a two-month lay-off with a shoulder injury.

Omitted

Winger Joel Monaghan and centre Chris Bridge are left out and replaced by Matty Blythe and Rhys Williams.

Wolves boss Smith is delighted to have utility man Simon Grix back and available for selection.

"You would be hard pressed to find many players in Super League that play as many roles as Simon does, as well as he does," said Smith.

"There is no doubt that he is one of the most versatile players in the competition and we are grateful to have him. He has many attributes that help him play those multiple roles to the standard he does.

"Yes, you need to have intelligence to understand and recognise the differing requirements of each role, but he is very versatile in his skill set too."

Wakefield: Mathers, Fox, Collis, Mellars, Cockayne, John, Wood, Raleigh, Lauitiiti, Southern, Washbrook, Aiton, Amor, Johnson, Kirmond, Mariano, Smith, Trout, Sykes.

Warrington: Atkins, Blythe, Briers, Carvell, Cooper, Currie, Grix, Harrison, Higham, Hill, Hodgson, McCarthy, O'Brien, Ratchford, Riley, Waterhouse, Westwood, Williams, Wood.

SkyBet
Click here for more betting

Super League Table

Super League Table - September 14 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 27 38
2 Wigan Warriors 27 37
3 Huddersfield Giants 27 37
4 Castleford Tigers 27 36
5 Warrington Wolves 27 35
6 Leeds Rhinos 27 32
7 Catalans Dragons 27 29
8 Widnes Vikings 27 27
9 Hull K R 27 23
10 Salford Red Devils 27 23
11 Hull FC 27 22
12 Wakefield Wildcats 27 21
13 Bradford Bulls * 27 10
14 London Broncos 27 2
Forthcoming First Utility Super League Fixtures
TimeFixture
First Utility Super League
Thursday 5th February
20:00Widnes vs Wigan
Friday 6th February
20:00St Helens vs Catalans Dragons
Sunday 8th February
15:00Huddersfield vs Hull
15:00Warrington vs Salford
15:00Hull K R vs Leeds
15:30Castleford vs Wakefield
Thursday 12th February
20:00Salford vs St Helens
Friday 13th February
20:00Hull vs Warrington
20:00Leeds vs Widnes
20:00Wigan vs Huddersfield
Today's Results
TimeResult
First Utility Super League
Saturday 11th October
St Helens 14 - 6 Wigan
Friday 3rd October
Wigan 16 - 12 Warrington
Thursday 2nd October
St Helens 30 - 12 Catalans Dragons
Friday 26th September
Huddersfield 16 - 18 Catalans Dragons
Thursday 25th September
Castleford 14 - 30 Warrington
Saturday 20th September
Leeds 20 - 24 Catalans Dragons
Warrington 22 - 19 Widnes
Friday 19th September
St Helens 41 - 0 Castleford
Thursday 18th September
Wigan 57 - 4 Huddersfield
Sunday 14th September
Wakefield 18 - 42 Hull K R

Experts & Blogs

Stevo

Stevo

Read the thoughts and opinions of Stevo with skysports.com