Saints host Trinity as they look to reach back to back semi finals


St Helens welcome Wakefield Trinity to the Totally Wicked Stadium on Saturday as they look to make it back to back Challenge Cup semi finals.

The Saints have only lost one game in all competitions so far this season and will hope to continue this form.

Trinity are in the hunt for the playoffs, but like many teams around them, have suffered from frustrating inconsistencies.

The home sides squad is returning to full strength as they welcome back Luke Thompson, Mark Percival, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook and Danny Richardson into their squad.

The four players to drop out of last weeks squad against Castleford Tigers at Magic Weekend are Adam Swift, James Bentley, Theo Fages and Kyle Amor.

As for Wakefield, they are missing two key players in David Fifita and Max Jowitt, who both picked up injuries last week. They do  however welcome back halfback Danny Brough, who was absent last week.

The game will kick off at 3.15pm at the Totally Wicked Stadium.

Key Battle

Regan Grace vs. Mason Caton-Brown- Two young and very exciting wingers, both are known for their try scoring ability. They should both have very exciting battles down the left hand side.

Tommy Makinson vs. Ben Jones-Bishop- The other two wingers. Here, you have two wingers who are established and have won a fair few trophies. Both are also England internationals and it should be a brilliant battle.


Wakefield will certainly have a threat with Danny Brough back, but I still think Saints overall are the better team, so I will back them to go through by 10.

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