Super League briefing

  • Last Updated: May 17 2014, 19:16 BST

Team news and statistics ahead of the rest of the Magic Weekend action in the First Utility Super League.

Jordan Turner: Recovered from hand injury
Jordan Turner: Recovered from hand injury

Sunday, May 18

Huddersfield (5) v Bradford (13)

Huddersfield are buoyed by the return of England forward Brett Ferres, who has completed a five-match ban, while full-back Scott Grix returns in place of Jake Connor and Aaron Murphy takes over on the wing from the injured Jermaine McGillvary.

Bradford welcome back scrum-half Luke Gale, who missed the defeat by St Helens with a hamstring strain, and loose forward James Donaldson, who has been out for a month with an ankle injury, but on-loan prop Antonio Kaufusi cannot play against his parent club.

Last season: Bradford 58 Huddersfield 6, Bradford 6 Huddersfield 42 Huddersfield 18 Bradford 43.

Last six league matches: Huddersfield L L W W W W Bradford L L L L W L.

Top tryscorers: Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield) 8; Adrian Purtell (Bradford) 6.

Top goalscorers: Danny Brough (Huddersfield) 49; Jamie Foster (Bradford) 24.

Referee: R Hicks.

Wakefield (12) v Castleford (4)

Wakefield are set to give a debut to winger Richard Owen, who joined them from Castleford this week, and coach Richard Agar also welcomes back centre Dean Collis, who has been sidelined with a quad injury since the two sides last met on Good Friday.

Castleford could give a debut to former Wigan and Salford prop Lee Jewitt following his arrival from France while Michael Channing returns at centre in place of Ashley Gibson.

Last season: Wakefield 36 Castleford 32, Castleford 49 Wakefield 24 Castleford 16 Wakefield 37.

Last six league matches: Wakefield L L L L W W Castleford W L W W L L.

Top tryscorers: Reece Lyne & Jarrod Sammut (Wakefield) 6; Justin Carney (Castleford) 10.

Top goalscorers: Jarrod Sammut (Wakefield) 37; Marc Sneyd (Castleford) 43.

Referee: J Child.

Warrington (7) v St Helens (2)

Warrington are boosted by the return of England second rower Ben Westwood, who has missed the last six matches with a torn calf. That is likely to be the only change to the team that beat Catalan Dragons.

St Helens centre Jordan Turner is poised to return following his recovery from a hand injury, with Matty Dawson set to switch to the wing in place of the injured Adam Swift.

Last season: St Helens 16 Warrington 29, St Helens 22 Warrington 48 Warrington 10 St Helens 22.

Last six league matches: Warrington W L W L L W St Helens W W L L W W.

Top tryscorers: J Monaghan (Warrington)

9; Tom Makinson (St Helens) 14.

Top goalscorers: Chris Bridge (Warrington) 20; Luke Walsh (St Helens) 45.

Referee: P Bentham.