Round 13 preview

19 May 2022

Round 13 preview


Thursday 19 May

Warrington Wolves v St Helens (20.00) - Sky Sports Arena

The Wolves are buoyed by the return of half-back Gareth Widdop who has missed the last three games through injury. Young forward Luke Thomas could make his Betfred Super League debut after being named in the Warrington squad for the first time.

Josh Thewlis is unavailable for the Wolves after picking up a knee injury in Round 12.

Kristian Woolf has made just one change to the Saints 21-man squad after their Round 12 win against Hull FC. Utility back Dan Hill joins the squad, replacing young winger Jumah Sambou.

Warrington Wolves: Matty Ashton, Joe Bullock, Daryl Clark, Jason Clark, Mike Cooper, Ben Currie, Matt Davis, Riley Dean, Oliver Holmes, Toby King, Ellis Longstaff, Billy Magoulias, Peter Mata’utia, Robbie Mulhern, Joe Philbin, Stefan Ratchford, Ellis Robson, Luke Thomas, Gareth Widdop, George Williams, Connor Wrench.

St Helens: Jack Welsby, Tommy Makinson, Mark Percival, Jonny Lomax, Alex Walmsley, James Roby, Matty Lees, Sione Mata’utia, Joe Batchelor, Morgan Knowles, Joey Lussick, LMS, Curtis Sironen, Agnatius Paasi, Jake Wingfield, James Bell, Josh Simm, Ben Davies, Konrad Hurrell, Dan Norman, Daniel Hill.

Friday 20 May

Salford Red Devils v Castleford Tigers (20.00) - Sky Sports Arena

Sam Luckley and King Vuniyayawa drop out of the Red Devils 21-man squad ahead of Friday's clash with Cas, whilst experienced front-rower Greg Burke makes a timely return.

Lee Radford makes just one change to the Tigers 21-man squad following their Round 12 win against Hull KR. Liam Watts will begin the first of his two-match suspension and is replaced by young forward Sam Hall. 

Salford Red Devils: Ryan Brierley, Ken Sio, Kallum Watkins, Tim Lafai, Joe Burgess, Brodie Croft, Marc Sneyd, Sitaleki Akauola, Andy Ackers, Greg Burke, Elijah Taylor, Danny Addy, Ryan Lannon, Harvey Livett, Chris Atkin, Jack Ormonroyd, Matt Costello, Morgan Escare, Amir Borouh, Deon Cross, Tyler Dupree.

Castleford Tigers: Derrell Olpherts, Jake Mamo, Jake Trueman, Danny Richardson, Paul McShane, George Lawler, Kenny Edwards, Adam Milner, Joe Westerman, Nathan Massey, George Griffin, Mahe Fonua, Daniel Smith, Greg Eden, Cheyse Blair, Suaia Matagi, Ryan Hampshire, Brad Martin, Sam Hall, Gareth O’Brien, Jason Qareqare.

Huddersfield Giants v Toulouse Olympique (19.45) - John Smith's Stadium

Ian Watson makes five changes to his squad with the Giants just over a week away from their Challenge Cup Final against Wigan. Jermaine McGillvary, Chris Hill, Josh Jones, Jack Cogger and Seb Ikahihifo have all been added to the 21-man squad ahead of Round 13.

Theo Fages, Louis Senior, Oliver Roberts, Nathan Mason and Jack Ashworth are the five players to drop out. 

New signing Corey Norman is set to make is Toulouse debut after being named in the 21-man squad. Latrell Schaumkel could make his first appearance of the season after recovering from a knee injury which has kept him out for the past seven months.

Lloyd White and Ilias Bergal are the players to make way.

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

Toulouse Olympique: Latrell Schaumkel, Mathieu Jussaume, Paul Marcon, Corey Norman, Lucas Albert, Romain Navarrete, Harrison Hansen, Andrew Dixon, Anthony Marion, Eloi Pelissier, Maxime Puech, Mitchell Garbutt, James Cunningham, Chris Hankinson, Gadwin Springer, Justin Sangare, Matty Russell, Olly Ashall-Bott, Maxime Stefani, Tony Gigot, Daniel Alvaro.

Leeds Rhinos v Wakefield Trinity (20.00) - Headingley Stadium

Rhinos head coach Rohan Smith takes charge of his first home game on Friday Night and welcomes both Morgan Gannon and Liam Sutcliffe back into his squad.

Smith is still without experienced prop Matt Prior as he completes the second of his two-match suspension.

Trinity welcome back skipper Jacob Miller from suspension. Tom Lineham could also feature after returning from injury for in the reserves last week. 

Eddie Battye and Thomas Minns also re-join the squad, whilst Tom Johnstone, Brad Walker, Harry Bowes and Lewis Murphy drop out.

Leeds Rhinos: David Fusitu'a, Liam Sutcliffe, Ash Handley, Blake Austin, Mikolaj Oledzki, Kruise Leeming, James Bentley, Rhyse Martin, Zane Tetevano, Brad Dwyer, Richie Myler, Cameron Smith, Tom Holroyd, Bodene Thompson, Morgan Gannon, Sam Walters, Jack Broadbent, Jarrod O'Connor, James Donaldson, Jack Sinfield, Zak Hardaker.

Wakefield Trinity: Max Jowitt, Reece Lyne, Tom Lineham, Jacob Miller, Mason Lino, Eddie Battye, Liam Hood, Tinirau Arona, Matty Ashurst, Kelepi Tanginoa, Jay Pitts, Jai Whitbread, James Batchelor, Lee Gaskell, Liam Kay, Yusuf Aydin, Corey Hall, Thomas Minns, Rob Butler, David Fifita.

Saturday 21 May

Hull KR v Catalans Dragons (12.30) - Channel 4

Elliot Minchella and Frankie Halton are again available for the Robins after overcoming their own respective injuries. 

Brad Takairangi drops out of the squad and is likely to be unavailable for the remainder of the season after tearing his hamstring against Cas in Round 12., whilst Matt Parcell is also unavailable.

Steve McNamara names an unchanged squad after Catalans home win against Warrington last weekend. The Dragons are still without the likes of Mike McMeeken, Josh Drinkwater, Samisoni Langi and Dean Whare through injury.

Hull KR: Lachlan Coote, Ben Crooks, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Ryan Hall, Albert Vete, George King, Dean Hadley, Matty Storton, Jez Litten, Luis Johnson, Korbin Sims, Elliot Minchella, Jimmy Keinhorst, Will Dagger, Rowan Milnes, Will Maher, Ethan Ryan, Greg Richards, Frankie Walton, Will Tate, Charlie Cavanaugh.

Catalans Dragons: Arthur Mourgue, Tom Davies, Fouad Yaha, Mitchell Pearce, Gil Dudson, Micky McIlorum, Julian Bousquet, Matt Whitley, Benjamin Garcia, Alrix Da Costa, Benjamin Jullien, Paul Seguier, Mickael Goudemand, Matthieu Laguerre, Arthur Romano, Tyrone May, Dylan Napa, Jordan Dezaria, Joe Chan, Sam Kasiano, Sam Tomkins.

Hull FC v Wigan Warriors (15.00) - MKM Stadium

Brett Hodgson makes two changes to his Hull FC squad ahead of Saturday's clash with Wigan. Kane Evans returns after missing Round 12 through injury, whilst Cameron Scott has recovered from an ankle injury which has kept him out since February.

The pair replace Brad Fash - who drops out through concussions protocols - and young half back Jacob Hookem. 

The Warriors make five changes to their squad ahead of Round 13. Liam Marshall, John Bateman, Morgan Smithies, Liam Byrne and Jai Field all return after sitting out last weeks defeat at Huddersfield.

Kaide Ellis will serve his one-match suspension this week and misses out, as does James McDonnell, Umyla Hanley, Logan Astley and Jack Bibby. 

Hull FC: Jake Connor, Adam Swift, Carlos Tuimavave, Josh Griffin, Darnell McIntosh, Josh Reynolds, Luke Gale, Ligi Sao, Danny Houghton, Chris Satae, Manu Ma’u, Jordan Lane, Joe Lovodua, Kane Evans, Jack Brown, Jordan Johnstone, Josh Bowden, Connor Wynne, Cameron Scott, Jamie Shaul, Scott Taylor.

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