Burns misses derby with broken cheekbone

Travis Burns
Travis Burns

Travis Burns is set to miss the Good Friday derby with Wigan after suffering a broken cheekbone against Hull KR.

Joe Greenwood has been recalled while Jack Ashworth has been named in injury-hit Saints’ 19-man squad.

In the absence of both Luke Walsh and Travis Burns, Jon Wilkin and Lance Hohaia are likely to start in the halves with Paul Wellens set to return at full-back.

James Roby is named in the provisional 19-man squad but must pass a series of tests in order to be passed fit to play.

The Saints 17 will be chosen from: Tommy Makinson, Jordan Turner, Josh Jones, Adam Swift, Mose Masoe, James Roby, Kyle Amor, Jon Wilkin, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Alex Walmsley, Mark Flanagan, Lance Hohaia, Luke Thompson, Greg Richards, Paul Wellens, Joe Greenwood, Matty Dawson, Andre Savelio and Jack Ashworth.

Shaun Wane will select his Wigan side from: Anthony Gelling, Dan Sarginson, Joe Burgess, George Williams, Matty Smith, Dom Crosby, Michael McIlorum, Joel Tomkins, Liam Farrell, John Bateman, Tony Clubb, Ryan Hampshire, Dom Manfredi, Lee Mossop, Taulima Tautai, Larne Patrick, Logan Tomkins, Ryan Sutton and Connor Farrell.

The game kicks off at 3pm and the referee will be Phil Bentham.