Super League briefing: Team news and statistics

Castleford Tigers' Oliver Holmes
Castleford Tigers' Oliver Holmes

Team news and statistics ahead of the weekend's action in the Betfred Super League.

Sunday, March 17

Castleford (2) v Salford (4)

Castleford forward Oliver Holmes is set to make his first appearance of the season after recovering from shoulder surgery in the only change to the team that lost at Warrington.

Salford are set to give a debut to new signing Adam Walker, who has completed a 20-month ban for cocaine use and has been called into the squad in place of prop Greg Burke.

Last season: Salford 6 Castleford 24, Castleford 22 Salford 8.

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

Top try scorers: Greg Eden (Castleford) 6; Niall Evalds and Ken Sio (Salford) 5.

Top goal scorers: Paul McShane (Castleford) 12; Ken Sio (Salford) 13.

Hull KR (6) v Catalans Dragons (8)

Hull KR have lost forwards James Greenwood and Lee Jewitt to injury but welcome back captain Joel Tomkins from suspension and prop Robbie Mulhern from injury.

Catalans coach Steve McNamara brings in hooker Alrix Da Costa to replace the injured Michael McIlorum and has stand-off Tony Gigot back from a cut knee. Arthur Romano could make his first appearance of the season.

Last season: Catalans Dragons 18 Hull KR 16, Hull KR 23 Catalans Dragons 4.

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

Top try scorers: Mitch Garbutt, Craig Hall and Jimmy Keinhorst (Hull KR) 3; Brayden Wiliame (Catalans Dragons) 3.

Top goal scorers: Josh Drinkwater (Hull KR) 5; Sam Tomkins (Catalans Dragons) 12.

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