Wilkin back to face Leeds

Saints' Jon Wilkin celebrates his try against Huddersfield Giants
Saints' Jon Wilkin celebrates his try against Huddersfield Giants
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Jon Wilkin returns to Saints’ 19-man squad ahead of Friday’s Battle of the Roses against defending champions Leeds Rhinos at the Totally Wicked Stadium.

The former skipper replaces prop Alex Walmsley who suffered a shoulder and neck problem in the 30-12 win at Warrington last week.

Coach Justin Holbrook will selected his 17 from:1. Jonny Lomax, 2. Tommy Makinson, 3. Ryan Morgan, 4. Mark Percival, 5. Adam Swift, 6. Theo Fages, 7. Matty Smith, 9. James Roby, 10. Kyle Amor, 11. Zeb Taia, 12. Jon Wilkin, 13. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, 14. Luke Douglas, 16. Luke Thompson, 17. Dom Peyroux, 18. Danny Richardson, 19. Regan Grace, 20. Matty Lees, 23. Ben Barba.

Leeds boss Brian McDermott will chose his side from:

1. Ashton Golding, 2. Tom Briscoe, 3. Kallum Watkins, 5. Ryan Hall, 6. Joel Moon, 7. Richie Myler, 9. Matt Parcell, 10. Brad Singleton, 11. Jamie Jones-Buchanan, 12. Carl Ablett, 14. Brad Dwyer, 15. Brett Delaney, 16. Anthony Mullally, 22. Ash Handley, 23. Jack Ormondroyd, 24. Jack Walker, 27. Cameron Smith, 28. Mikolaj Oledzki, 30. Josh Walters.

The game kicks off at 7.45pm and the referee will be James Child.

Tickets for the clash remain on sale from the Ticket Office at the Totally Wicked Stadium, by calling 01744 455 052 or online here.