Warrington wolves new head coach Steve Price has named four of his star recruits in his squad for their season opener against the Leeds Rhino’s. Former Gold coast half back Tyrone Roberts will line up alongside former New Zealand international Bryson Goodwin, Tongan super star Ben Murdoch-Masila and Mitch Brown as the Wolves look to start their season with a bang!
The Wolves also have young Ben Currie back in the squad, after an excellent World Cup with England, the versatile backrower only started two games for his club side last season but is now fully fit and will be like a new signing to the squad.
New signing Sitaleki Akauola, is one of three prop forwards unavailable for the game and will join Dom Crosby and Toby King on the side lines.
Warrington squad: Ryan Atkins, Kevin Brown, Mitch Brown, Daryl Clark, Mike Cooper, Ben Currie, Bryson Goodwin, Chris Hill, Jack Hughes, George King, Tom Lineham, Ben Murdoch-Masila, Declan Patton, Joe Philbin, Stefan Ratchford, Tyrone Roberts, Matty Russell, Morgan Smith, Ben Westwood
Leeds Rhino’s coach Brain McDermott has included three of his off-season recruits in his squad for their season opener against Warrington Wolves.
The experienced, former England half back Ritchie Myler joined the Rhino’s after two years in the South of France with Catalan Dragons, while hooker Brad Dwyer joined after failing to agree terms with his pervious club Warrington and New Zealand born Prop forward Nathaniel Peteru will make his Super League debut after joining from the Gold Coast Titans.
McDermott has also included fullbacks Ashton Golding and Jack Walker as the debate continues over who will be the clubs first choice full back.
Notable absentees from the squad are Back rowers Stevie Ward and Brett Ferres, along with Prop forward Keith Galloway as the trio are all still recovering from injury and post season operations.
Leeds squad to face Warrington: Golding, Briscoe, Watkins, Sutcliffe, Hall, Moon, Myler, Cuthbertson, Parcell, Singleton, Jones-Buchanan, Ablett, Dwyer, Delaney, Mullally, Garbutt, Peteru, Ormondroyd, Walker