Thompson in squad for Wakefield derby

Jordan Thompson.
Jordan Thompson.

CASTLEFORD Tigers head coach Ian Millward has made two changes to his 19-man squad for Friday’s derby game against Wakefield Wildcats at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium.

Hooker Adam Milner returns after two games in the under 20s and his fellow former England Academy team-mate, utility player Jordan Thompson, is included for the first time this year.

Making way for the home-grown duo are James Grehan and Ryan Hudson, the two members of last week’s 19-man squad who missed out on the final match day 17 for the game against Hull KR.

The Tigers squad is:

1 - Richard Owen

2 - Nick Youngquest

4 - Kirk Dixon

5 - Josh Griffin

6 - Rangi Chase

7 - Danny Orr

8 - Jake Emmitt

9 - Daryl Clark

11 - Brett Ferres

12 - Jonathan Walker

13 - Steve Snitch

14 - Stuart Jones

15 - Adam Milner

17 - Lee Mitchell

20 - Grant Millington

21 - Oliver Holmes

22 - Nathan Massey

23 - Ryan McGoldrick

25 - Jordan Thompson

Supporters have until Thursday at 5pm to buy tickets for the Wakefield clash from the club shop in Carlton Lanes or by calling 01977 555336.

By buying tickets from the Tigers you can earn 10 per cent commission for the club.

Tickets are available for adults at £20 and concessions £12, junior season ticket holders can also swap their vouchers in store.

For supporters’ that require wheelchair access, contact Wakefield directly on 01924 211611.