Super League briefing
Team news and statistics for Friday night's games in Super League XVIII.
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Leeds expect to welcome back England internationals Danny McGuire, Ryan Bailey and Jamie Jones-Buchanan as well as Australian centre Joel Moon, which enables Zak Hardaker to return to full-back. Rob Burrow reverts to hooker in place of Paul McShane, who serves a one-match ban.
Catalan Dragons are boosted by the return of prop Remi Casty, who missed his side's win over Wigan with a hamstring injury, while full-back Brent Webb returns to Headingley for the first time since he ended his six-year stay at the end of last season.
Last season: Catalan Dragons 38 Leeds 34, Leeds 34 Catalan Dragons 18.
Last six league matches: Leeds L W W W W L Catalan Dragons L W L L W W.
Top tryscorers: Ryan Hall, Joel Moon and Kallum Watkins (Leeds) 14; Morgan Escare (Catalan Dragons) 16.
Top goalscorers: Kevin Sinfield (Leeds) 90; Thomas Bosc (Catalan Dragons) 78.
Referee: Phil Bentham (Warrington).
St Helens coach Nathan Brown goes with an unchanged team as they chase a sixth successive win, with hooker James Roby still a week away from making his comeback from his latest ankle injury,.
Warrington are without full-back Brett Hodgson but have stand-off Lee Briers and prop forwards Adrian Morley and Garreth Carvell back from injury and there are places in coach Tony Smith's initial squad for scrum-half Gareth O'Brien, who recently returned from a two-month loan spell at St Helens, and centre Rhys Evans.
Last season: St Helens 12 Warrington 22, Warrington 16 St Helens 28.
Last six league matches: St Helens L W W W W W Warrington W W W W W L.
Top tryscorers: Francis Meli (St Helens)14; Joel Monaghan (Warrington) 22.
Top goalscorers: Jonny Lomax (St Helens) 19; Brett Hodgson (Warrington) 64.
Referee: Richard Silverwood (Mirfield).
Wigan's 19-man squad includes just six members of their Challenge Cup-winning team, with youngsters Lewis Tierney, Ryan Hampshire, Joe Burgess, George Williams, James Greenwood and Dominic Manfredi set to get their chance alongside former British and Irish Lions forward Andy Powell, who has made two appearances since switching codes.
Hull make four changes to the side that lost to Wigan at Wembley, with skipper Gareth Ellis and props Mark O'Meley and Andy Lynch injured and hooker or half-back Aaron Heremaia suspended. Josh Bowden, Chris Green and Paul Johnson are vying to fill the front-row vacancies while coach Peter Gentle has called up youngsters Dean Hadley and Liam Kent and veteran half-back Richard Horne, who has been out for three months with a foot injury.
Last season: Wigan 48 Hull 10, Hull 12 Wigan 56.
Last six league matches: Wigan L W L W L L Hull L L L W W W.
Top tryscorers: Josh Charnley (Wigan)30; Ben Crooks (Hull) 19.
Top goalscorers: Pat Richards (Wigan) 89; Danny Tickle (Hull) 38.
Referee: James Child (Dewsbury).