Super League briefing

  • Last Updated: June 29 2014, 0:47 BST

Team news and statistics ahead of Sunday's action in the First Utility Super League.

Kearney: Should be back for Bradford on Sunday
Kearney: Should be back for Bradford on Sunday

Sunday, June 29

Leeds v Catalan

Leeds recall props Jamie Peacock and Kylie Leuluai after resting them against Widnes and second rower Mitch Achurch returns in place of Jamie Jones-Buchanan, who has a calf injury. Back rower Stevie Ward is back in contention, along with centre Luke Briscoe, who made his Rhinos debut in the last home game.

Catalan coach Laurent Frayssinous welcomes back forwards Olivier Elima and Louis Anderson while hooker Eloi Pelissier is also set to return after completing a one-match ban. Australian scrum-half Sam Williams takes over from Thomas Bosc.

Last season: Leeds 20 Catalan Dragons 12, Catalan Dragons 12 Leeds 27.

This season: Catalan Dragons 12 Leeds 40.

Last six league matches: Leeds W L W L L W; Catalan Dragons L W W D W W.

Top tryscorers: Ryan Hall (Leeds) 13; Morgan Escare (Catalan Dragons) 15.

Top goalscorers: Kevin Sinfield (Leeds) 56; Thomas Bosc (Catalan Dragons) 47.

Referee: R Hicks.

Wakefield v Hull

Wakefield coach James Webster sticks with the team that beat Wigan, with Lee Gilmour continuing in the second row after the club extended his loan spell from Castleford.

Hull have prop Liam Watts and hooker Danny Houghton back after both missed the trip to Catalan Dragons while scrum-half Jacob Miller is recalled in place of fellow Australian Jordan Rankin, who has been granted compassionate leave. Centre Ben Crooks is ruled out with a groin injury picked up in the defeat in Perpignan.

Last season: Hull 26 Wakefield 27, Wakefield 22 Hull 34.

This season: Hull 16 Wakefield 23.

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

Top tryscorers: Reece Lyne (Wakefield) 7; Jamie Shaul (Hull) 13.

Top goalscorers: Jarrod Sammut (Wakefield) 41; Ben Crooks (Hull) 20.

Referee: R Silverwood.

Warrington v Bradford

Warrington have lost prop Ben Evans with an ankle injury so Anthony England, who has missed the last two matches with a shoulder problem, is vying with 19-year-old George King to take his place.

New Bradford coach James Lowes expects to have full-back Brett Kearney back after missing the last seven matches with a broken thumb, which will enable Lee Gaskell to revert to stand-off. Centre Adam Henry is back in contention after sitting out the defeat by Hull KR.

Last season: Bradford 12 Warrington 26, Warrington 32 Bradford 4.

This season: Bradford 34 Warrington 28.

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

Top tryscorers: Joel Monaghan (Warrington) 15; Adrian Purtell (Bradford) 8.

Top goalscorers: Chris Bridge (Warrington) 43; Jamie Foster (Bradford) 26.

Referee: M Thomason.