Roby back for Saints v Wigan

Saints v Castleford, Feb 27
Saints v Castleford, Feb 27

Hooker James Roby, who suffered a hand injury against Salford last week, has been declared fit for Saints’ derby showdown against Wigan Warriors on Friday, but Tommy Makinson and Luke Thompson are marked absent.

Head coach Keiron Cunningham will select his 17 from:

3. Jordan Turner, 4. Josh Jones, 5. Adam Swift, 6. Travis Burns, 8. Mose Masoe, 9. James Roby, 10. Kyle Amor, 12. Jon Wilkin, 13. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, 14. Alex Walmsley, 15. Mark Flanagan, 17. Mark Percival, 19. Greg Richards, 22. Matty Dawson, 25. Andre Savelio, 26. Lewis Charnock, 28. Jack Ashworth 30. Matty Fleming, 34. Shannon McDonnell.

Shaun Wane will choose his Wigan side from:

1. Matty Bowen, 2. Josh Charnley, 4. Dan Sarginson, 5. Joe Burgess, 6. George Williams, 7. Matty Smith, 8. Dominic Crosby, 9. Michael McIlorum, 10. Ben Flower, 11. Joel Tomkins, 12. Liam Farrell, 13. Sean O’Loughlin, 14. John Bateman, 16. Sam Powell, 20. Ryan Hampshire, 23. Lee Mossop, 24. Taulima Tautai, 25. Larne Patrick, 28. Ryan Sutton.

The game kicks off at 8pm and the referee is Richard Silverwood.