Betfred Super League: Team news and statistics

Last Updated February 16 2018, 16:08Rugby League
Daryl Powell
Daryl Powell

We have the team news and statistics for the rest of the second round of fixtures in the Betfred Super League.

Sunday, February 11

Castleford (12) v Widnes (2)

Castleford coach Daryl Powell has responded to his side's big opening defeat at St Helens by recalling Jy Hitchcox and Alex Foster from Halifax while Jamie Ellis is set to take over at stand-off from an injured Jake Trueman. Hitchcox is set go onto the wing if, as expected, Greg Eden takes over at full-back from Ben Roberts.

Widnes coach Denis Betts has called up 20-year-old Olly Ashall-Bott in place of winger Patrick Ah Van, who broke an arm in the opening win over Catalans Dragons. Forwards Danny Walker and Sam Wilde are also included in the 19-man squad.

Last season: Castleford 32 Widnes 22, Widnes 0 Castleford 34.

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

Top try scorers: Paul McShane (Castleford) 1; Chris Dean (Widnes) 2.

Top goal scorers: Luke Gale (Castleford) 1; Tom Gilmore (Widnes) 6.

Referee: C Kendall.

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