2020 Super League – Warrington Wolves vs Toronto Wolfpack Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When is Warrington Wolves vs Toronto Wolfpack taking place? Friday 21st February, 2020 – 19:45 (UK)

Where is Warrington Wolves vs Toronto Wolfpack taking place? Halliwell Jones Stadium

What is the expected weather for Warrington Wolves vs Toronto Wolfpack? 10c with showers expected

What channel is Warrington Wolves vs Toronto Wolfpack on? Warrington Wolves vs Toronto Wolfpack will not be televised live in the UK

Where can I stream Warrington Wolves vs Toronto Wolfpack? Warrington Wolves vs Toronto Wolfpack cannot be streamed live in the UK

Where can I get tickets for Warrington Wolves vs Toronto Wolfpack? Click here for the official Super League ticket section

What was the outcome in the last meeting? Toronto Wolfpack 10-66 Warrington Wolves

THE TEAM NEWS

WARRINGTON WOLVES

  • Warrington suffered a shock loss at Wakefield in poor conditions last week as they failed to build on their brilliant win over St. Helens and they will be keen to respond by putting on a show at home to Toronto.
  • Marquee signing Gareth Widdop made his debut for the Wolves last week but may take several matches before he gets fully up to speed with his understanding with halfback partner Blake Austin also needing time to gel.
  • Warrington head coach Steve Price has opted to name the same 21-man squad as last week but youngster Matty Ashton will hope to force his way back into the matchday 17 after he was surprisingly dropped for the Wakefield game.

21-man squad: Akauola, Ashton, Austin, Brand, Burrell, Charnley, D. Clark, J. Clark, Cooper, Currie, Davis, Johnson, King, Lineham, Mamo, Murdoch-Masila, Philbin, Ratchford, Robson, Walker, Widdop

Unavailable: Jack Hughes (Injured), Leilani Latu (Match Fitness), Chris Hill (Suspended), Anthony Gelling (Disciplinary)

Questionable:

TORONTO WOLFPACK

  • Toronto could not live with Wigan in the final 20 minutes of their clash last week as they remain without a victory in Super League and now face another difficult contest as they travel to Warrington.
  • The Wolfpack suffered more injury woe last week with James Cunningham ruled out for a significant period with a hamstring injury but should have Jon Wilkin and Sonny Bill Williams available for this game after the pair were both named in the squad.
  • The Canadian outfit have also made a move to bolster their threadbare squad with the addition of Tony Gigot, the French international joining on a four-week trial period, but they are still unable to name a full complement of 21 players in their initial squad.

21-man squad: Ackers, Dixon, Gigot, Kay, Leutele, McCrone, Mellor, Miloudi, Mullally, O’Brien, Olbison, Russell, Sidlow, Singleton, Springer, Thompson, Wallace, Wheeler, Wilkin, Williams

Unavailable: Darcy Lussick (Injured), Chase Stanley (Ineligible), James Cunningham (Injured)

Questionable: Joe Mellor (Injured), Jon Wilkin (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Warrington were unable to back-up their magnificent display over St. Helens as they could not deal with the poor conditions in their loss to Wakefield. They will look to respond to that defeat as they host Toronto, who continue to struggle with a small squad, and the Wolves are likely to be too good for the Wolfpack by quite the convincing scoreline.

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