Super League Briefing

  • Last Updated: May 24 2014, 13:44 BST

Team news and statistics ahead of the weekend's remaining matches in the First Utility Super League.

Richie Myler: Returns for Warrington
Richie Myler: Returns for Warrington


Castleford (3) v Widnes (6)

Castleford full-back Luke Dorn is poised to return after missing the last six matches with a hamstring injury and hooker Adam Milner is back in contention after sitting out the win over Wakefield. Prop Lee Jewitt will make his home debut.

Widnes bring in scrum-half Tom Gilmore and hooker Grant Gore in place of injured duo Danny Craven and Jon Clarke and centre Cameron Phelps is set to replace Chris Dean after recovering from an elbow problem. Prop Phil Joseph is injured and coach Denis Betts has called up Matt Whitley and Ed Chamberlain from the club's Under-19s.

Last season: Widnes 38 Castleford 42, Castleford 28 Widnes 26.

Last six league matches: Castleford L W W L L W; Widnes L L W W L W.

Top tryscorers: Justin Carney (Castleford) 12; Kevin Brown (Widnes) 10.

Top goalscorers: Marc Sneyd (Castleford) 50; Danny Tickle (Widnes) 41.

Referee: B Thaler.

Hull KR (8) v London Broncos (14)

Twins Adam and Jonny Walker are reunited at Hull KR for the first time for three months, with the former shaking off an ankle injury, while prop Jordan Cox is also set to return at the expense of James Green after recovering from the illness that forced him to sit out the derby win.

Former Hull KR back-row forward George Griffin is back in the Broncos squad to face his old club, taking the place of last week's debutant Maxime Herold, while full-back Nesi Mataitonga returns from injury.

Last season: Hull KR 22 London Broncos 34, London Broncos 22 Hull KR 42.

Last six league matches: Hull KR W W L L D W; London Broncos L L L L L L.

Top tryscorers: Omari Caro (Hull KR) 10; Mason Caton-Brown (London Broncos) 6.

Top goalscorers: Travis Burns (Hull KR) 43; Josh Drinkwater (London Broncos) 19.

Referee: R Hicks.

Wakefield (12) v Warrington (7)

Wakefield will give a debut to former Castleford winger Richard Owen in place of Chris Riley, who will not play against his parent club as part of a gentleman's agreement. Coach Richard Agar also brings into his 19-man squad academy graduates Matty Wildie, Chris Annakin and Max Jowitt in place of Dean Collis and Daniel Smith.

Warrington have scrum-half Richie Myler back after a six-match absence with a shoulder injury but second Trent Waterhouse misses out after damaging his knee in the win over St Helens.

Last season: Warrington 26 Wakefield 14, Wakefield 34 Warrington 41.

Last six league matches: Wakefield L L L W W L; Warrington L W L L W W.

Top tryscorers: Reece Lyne & Jarrod Sammut (Wakefield) 6; Joel Monaghan (Warrington) 11.

Top goalscorers: Jarrod Sammut (Wakefield) 39; Chris Bridge (Warrington) 24.

Referee: G Stokes.

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