Betfred Super League: Team news and statistics

Last Updated March 11 2018, 13:09Rugby League
Greg Eden of Castleford
Greg Eden of Castleford

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

Saturday, March 10

Catalans Dragons (12) v Hull KR (9)

Catalans Dragons have both experienced hookers Paul Aiton and Michael McIlorum back from injury as they look for their first win of the season.

Hull KR expect to have half-back Danny McGuire back after recovering from a hip injury, which will enable Maurice Blair to revert to the second row of the pack, as the Robins look to complete an early-season double.

Last season: No corresponding fixture.

Last six league matches: Catalans Dragons L L L L L L Hull KR L L L L W L.

Top try scorers: David Mead (Catalans Dragons) 3; Adam Quinlan and Ryan Shaw (Hull KR) 2.

Top goal scorers: Lucas Albert (Catalans Dragons) 5; Ryan Shaw (Hull KR) 7.

Referee: S. Mikalauskas.


Sunday, March 11

Castleford (8) v Salford (10)

Castleford are still without winger Greg Eden and second rower Joe Wardle as they continue to recover from hamstring injuries so James Clare prepares to start his second spell with the club, while Matt Cook and Jake Trueman are in line for recalls.

Salford coach Ian Watson recalls forward George Griffin in place of Craig Kopczak and also includes back rower Weller Hauraki, who missed out on the defeat at St Helens with a minor knock.

Last season: Castleford 38 Salford 14, Salford 13 Castleford 12.

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

Top try scorers: Greg Minikin and Michael Shenton (Castleford) 2; Niall Evalds (Salford) 4.

Top goal scorers: Luke Gale (Castleford) 8, Gareth O'Brien (Salford) 9.

Referee: L Moore.

Greg Minikin
Greg Minikin

Wigan (3) v Wakefield (2)

Wigan are set to give a first appearance of the season to prop Romain Navarrete after losing Joel Tomkins with a swollen knee, while close-season recruit Gabe Hamlin is named in coach Shaun Wane's 19-man squad.

Wakefield hooker Tyler Randell is set to make his first appearance of the season after recovering from a knee injury while winger Mason Caton-Brown and centre Joe Arundel make way for the return of Tom Johnstone and Reece Lyne, who were rested for the win over Huddersfield. Second rower Justin Horo also returns.

Last season: Wigan 30 Wakefield 42, Wakefield 10 Wigan 16.

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

Top try scorers: Liam Marshall (Wigan) 5; Tom Johnstone (Wakefield) 4.

Top goal scorers: Sam Tomkins (Wigan) 14; Liam Finn (Wakefield) 12.

Referee: C Kendall.


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