Team news for weekend Betfred Super League matches

Last Updated July 07 2018, 18:22Rugby League
Greg Eden
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Team news and statistics ahead of the weekend action in the Betfred Super League.

Sunday, July 8

Castleford (4) v Leeds (8)

Castleford welcome back last year's leading tryscorer Greg Eden from a hamstring injury and loose forward Adam Milner, who missed the defeat by Catalans with a back problem.

New Leeds coaching duo Kevin Sinfield and James Lowes welcome back captain Stevie Ward from a two-match absence with concussion and fellow back rower Brett Delaney returns in place of Jack Ormondroyd. The squad also includes Brad Dwyer and Jordan Lilley.

Last season: Leeds 12 Castleford 23, Castleford 29 Leeds 18, Castleford 66 Leeds 10.
Last six league matches: Castleford L W W D W L; Leeds L L L L L L.
Top tryscorers: Jy Hitchcox (Castleford) 10; Ash Handley (Leeds) 9.
Top goalscorers: Luke Gale (Castleford) 35; Kallum Watkins (Leeds) 34.

Referee: L Moore.

Hull KR (11) v Salford (10)

Hull KR second rower James Donaldson is set to take the place of Chris Clarkson, who is down with a chest infection, while Will Oakes is competing with Liam Salter for a wing berth.

Salford lost full-back Jack Littlejohn and centre Kris Welham to injury in their defeat at Warrington but Josh Jones and Tyrone McCarthy are fit again and coach Ian Watson has also called up Ed Chamberlain, Levy Nzoungou and Greg Johnson.

Last season: No corresponding fixture.
Last six league matches: Hull KR L W L L D W; Salford L L L L W L.
Top tryscorers: Ryan Shaw (Hull KR) 10; Jake Bibby (Salford) 9.
Top goalscorers: Ryan Shaw (Hull KR) 55; Rob Lui (Salford) 31.

Referee: G Hewer.

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