Round 7 preview

30 Mar 2022

Round 7 preview

Thursday 31 March 

Wigan Warriors v Hull FC (20.00) - Sky Sports Main Event & Arena

Bevan French has been included in Wigan's 21-man squad for the first time this season with Matt Peet revealing that French will be part of the 17 in Round 7.

Iain Thornley also returns to the squad following an injury picked up in Round One, whilst Brad Singleton is available after serving a two-match suspension.

Hull FC captain Luke Gale returns to the 21-man squad after serving his five-match suspension picked up in Round Two. Kane Evans is also available following his ban whilst Darnell McIntosh also returns to the squad after recovering from a calf injury.

Wigan Warriors: Bevan French, Jake Bibby, Zak Hardaker, Iain Thornley, Liam Marshall, Cade Cust, Brad Singleton, Sam Powell, Patrick Mago, Willie Isa, Liam Farrell, John Bateman, Morgan Smithies, Harry Smith, Oliver Partington, Ethan Havard, Liam Byrne, Joe Shorrocks, Jai Field, Abbas Miski, Brad O'Neill. 

Hull FC: Jake Connor, Adam Swift, Carlos Tuimavave, Josh Griffin, Darnell McIntosh, Luke Gale, Ligi Sao, Danny Houghton, Chris Satae, Andre Savelio, Manu Ma’u, Jordan Lane, Joe Lovodua, Kane Evans, Brad Fash, Ben McNamara, Jack Brown, Jordan Johnstone, Josh Bowden, Connor Wynne, Mitieli Vulikijapani.

Friday 1 April 

Huddersfield Giants v Catalans Dragons (19.45) - John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield welcome Theo Fages and Josh Jones back to their 21-man squad ahead of Friday's clash with Catalans. Tui Lolohea misses out after pulling out of the warm-up prior the Giants' cup game last weekend. 

Mitchell Pearce and Jordan Dezaria remain unavailable for Catalans due to suspension. Micky McIlorum and Dean Whare also miss out through injury.

Huddersfield Giants: Jermaine McGillvary, Ricky Leutele, Ashton Golding, Tui Lolohea, Theo Fages, Chris Hill, Danny Levi, Michael Lawrence, Josh Jones, Chris McQueen, Luke Yates, Matty English, Joe Greenwood, Jack Cogger, Owen Trout, Sebastine Ikahihifo, Adam O'Brien, Oliver Wilson, Leroy Cudjoe, Oliver Russell, Innes Senior.

Catalans Dragons: Tom Davies, Samisoni Langi, Fouad Yaha, Josh Drinkwater, Gil Dudson, Matt Whitley, Mike McMeeken, Benjamin Garcia, Alrix Da Costa, Paul Seguier, Mickael Goudemand, Matthieu Laguerre, Arthur Romano, Tyrone May, Corentin Le Cam, Dylan Napa, Mathieu Cozza, Cesar Rouge, Joe Chan, Sam Kasiano, Sam Tomkins.

Leeds Rhinos v St Helens (20.00) - Sky Sports Arena

Brad Dwyer misses out in Round Seven after picking up a one-match suspension during the Rhinos cup game last week. He joins Zane Tetevano who serves the second of his two game ban this week.

Youngster Max Simpson has been called up to Leeds' 21-man squad in Dwyer's place.

Alex Walmsley returns to the Saints squad after missing the last two games through injury. Regan Grace is unavailable this week after leaving the field early during his return to action in the cup last weekend.

Saints captain James Roby is in line to make his 500 appearance for the club if he features against the Rhinos in Round Seven.

Leeds Rhinos: Jack Walker, Liam Sutcliffe, Ash Handley, Blake Austin, Aidan Sezer, Mikolaj Oledzki, Kruise Leeming, Matt Prior, James Bentley, Rhyse Martin, Alex Mellor, Cameron Smith, Bodene Thompson, Tom Briscoe, Morgan Gannon, Jack Broadbent, Jarrod O'Connor, James Donaldson, Muizz Mustapha, Max Simpson, Liam Tindall.

St Helens: 1, Jack Welsby, 2, Tommy Makinson, 4. Mark Percival, 6. Jonny Lomax, 7. Lewis Dodd, 8. Alex Walmsley, 9. James Roby, 12. Joe Batchelor, 13. Morgan Knowles, 14. Joey Lussick, 15. LMS, 16. Curtis Sironen, 17. Agnatius Paasi, 18. Kyle Amor, 19. Jake Wingfield, 21. Josh Simm, 22. Ben Davies, 23. Konrad Hurrell, 24. Dan Norman, 26. Sam Royle, 27. Jon Bennison.

Castleford Tigers v Toulouse Olympique (20.00) - Mend-A-Hose Jungle

Cas make one change to their 21-man squad after their Challenge Cup victory against Leeds last week. Daniel Smith has a calf strain and drops out, being replaced by James Clare. 

Adam Milner could make his first Super League appearance of 2022 after making a successful return to action for the Tigers last week.

James Cunningham is back in the Toulouse squad after sitting out the last four matches through injury. Junior Vaivai could also feature after missing Toulouse's Round Six win against St Helens.

Castleford Tigers: Niall Evalds, Derrell Olpherts, Jordan Turner, Jake Mamo, Bureta Faraimo, Jake Trueman, Liam Watts, Paul McShane, George Lawler, Kenny Edwards, Adam Milner, Joe Westerman, Nathan Massey, George Griffin, Mahe Fonua, Tyla Hepi, James Clare, Alex Sutcliffe, Greg Eden, Suaia Matagi, Gareth O’Brien.

Toulouse Olympique: Junior Vaivai, Paul Marcon, Lucas Albert, Romain Navarrete, Harrison Hansen, Andrew Dixon, Dominique Peyroux, Anthony Marion, Eloi Pelissier, Maxime Puech, Joseph Bretherton, Joseph Paulo, Mitch Garbutt, James Cunningham, Chris Hankinson, Justin Sangare, Guy Armitage, Matty Russell, Olly Ashall-Bott, Maxime Stefani, Tony Gigot.

Hull KR v Warrington Wolves (20.00) - Sewell Group Craven Park

Lachlan Coote is back in contention for Hull KR following a brief spell on the sidelines with a hamstring injury. The Robins remain without Albert Vete as he nurses a calf injury picked up in Round Six.

Wolves skipper Jack Hughes returns to the 21-man squad after serving his suspension picked up after Round Six, whilst Joe Bullock is also available after recovering

Hull KR: Lachlan Coote, Ben Crooks, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Ryan Hall, Jordan Abdull, Matt Parcell, George King, Kane Linnett, Matty Storton, Jez Litten, Korbin Sims, Elliot Minchella, Jimmy Keinhorst, Mikey Lewis, Rowan Milnes, Will Maher, Ethan Ryan, Sam Wood, Greg Richards, Tom Garratt, Frankie Halton.

Warrington Wolves: Matty Ashton, Joe Bullock, Josh Charnley, Daryl Clark, Jason Clark, Mike Cooper, Ben Currie, Matt Davis, Oliver Holmes, Jack Hughes, Toby King, Ellis Longstaff, Billy Magoulias, Peter Mata'utia, Robbie Mulhern, Joe Philbin, Josh Thewlis, Danny Walker, Gareth Widdop, George Williams, Connor Wrench. 

Sunday 3 April

Wakefield Trinity v Salford Red Devils (15.00) - Be Well Support Stadium

Wakefield Trinity: TBC

Salford Red Devils: TBC