Wigan Warriors to give a record SIX debutants

Coach Adrian Lam is handing all six of the youngsters in his squad their debuts against St Helens tonight.

Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 7:46 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 7:52 pm
Umyla Hanley

It is the first time Wigan have had six players making their Super League debuts; twice they have had five, in 2006 and '07.

Harry Smith, 20, will captain the Warriors line-up.

Umyla Hanley, Sam Halsall, James McDonnell, Harry Rushton, Kai Pearce-Paul and Ben Kilner are all in the 17.

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Wigan: Hanley; Halsall, Hankinson, McDonnell, Bibby; Shorrocks, Smith; Byrne, Borough, Bullock, Greenwood, Rushton, Wells. Subs: Flower, Clark, Pearce-Paul, Kilner.

St Helens: Coote; Welsby, Naqama, Simm, Grace; Lomax, Fages; Walmsley, Roby, Leeds, Knowles, Bentley, Graham. Subs: Taia, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Amor, Dodd.