Round 22 preview

4 Aug 2022

Round 22 preview

Thursday 4 August

Hull KR v Toulouse Olympique (20.00) - Sky Sports Action

The Robins welcome five players back into their squad ahead of Thursday's clash with Toulouse. Skipper Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Matty Storton, Frankie Halton and Jimmy Keinhorst all return from injury to boost the Robins squad. Korbin Sims is also included following the completion of his one-match suspension.

Danny McGuire will be without experienced full-back Lachlan Coote after he suffered a concussion against Wigan last time out, whilst Will Dagger's season has come to an end due to a ruptured Achilles.

Toulouse welcome front rower Daniel Alvaro back into their squad following the completion of his one-match suspension last week. Latrell Schaumkel and Eloi Pelissier also return, but Ilias Bergal and Joseph Paulo both drop out through injury.

Hull KR: Ben Crooks, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Matt Parcell, George King, Matty Storton, Jez Litten, Korbin Sims, Elliot Minchella, Jimmy Keinhorst, Rowan Milnes, Will Maher, Ethan Ryan, Sam Wood, Greg Richards, Frankie Halton, Will Tate, Phoenix Laulu-Togaga’e, Zach Fishwick, Harvey Moore, Connor Barley.

Toulouse Olympique: Latrell Schaumkel, Mathieu Jussaume, Paul Marcon, Corey Norman, Lucas Albert, Romain Navarrete, Harrison Hansen, Dominique Peyroux, Anthony Marion, Eloi Pelissier, Maxime Puech, Joseph Bretherton, James Cunningham, Chris Hankinson, Justin Sangare, Matty Russell, Olly Ashall-Bott, Nathan Peats, Lambert Belmas, Tony Gigot, Daniel Alvaro.

Friday 5 August

Huddersfield Giants v Hull FC (19.45) - John Smith's Stadium

The Giants are boosted by the return of Tui Lolohea and Leroy Cudjoe ahead of Friday's clash with Hull FC. They will be without the services of Olly Russell, however, after the half-back picked up a one-match suspension against Warrington last weekend.

Chris Satae returns to the Hull FC squad after recovering from an ankle injury whilst Connor Wynne is available following the completion of his one-match ban. The pair replace youngsters Davy Litten and Charlie Severs in the Black & Whites squad.

Huddersfield Giants: Will Pryce, Ashton Golding, Tui Lolohea, Theo Fages, Danny Levi, Michael Lawrence, Josh Jones, Chris McQueen, Luke Yates, Matty English, Joe Greenwood, Owen Trout, Adam O'Brien, Oliver Wilson, Leroy Cudjoe, Louis Senior, Innes Senior, Sam Hewitt, Jack Ashworth, Toby King.

Hull FC: Jake Connor, Darnell McIntosh, Luke Gale, Danny Houghton, Chris Satae, Jordan Lane, Joe Lovodua, Kane Evans, Brad Fash, Jack Brown, Jordan Johnstone, Connor Wynne, Mitieli Vulikijapani, Jacob Hookem, Scott Taylor, Harvey Barron,Matty Laidlaw, Jack Walker, Josh Simm, Ellis Longstaff, Will Smith.

Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves (20.00) - Sky Sports Action

Sam Powell drops out of the Wigan squad after picking up an injury against Hull KR last week. Brad O'Neill is also unavailable through suspension. Brad Singleton returns to the Warriors squad having served the last of his three-match suspension last time out. 

Thomas Mikaele is fit to play against the Warriors this week despite leaving the field with an ankle injury in Round 21. However, fellow new signing Matt Dufty will miss his sides trip to Wigan after sustaining a foot injury in the same game. 

Wigan Warriors: Bevan French, Jake Bibby, Liam Marshall, Cade Cust, Brad Singleton, Patrick Mago, Willie Isa, Liam Farrell, Morgan Smithies, Kaide Ellis, Harry Smith, Oliver Partington, Liam Byrne, Kai Pearce-Paul, Joe Shorrocks, Jai Field, Abbas Miski, Sam Halsall, Junior Nsemba, Mike Cooper, Harvie Hill.

Warrington Wolves: Kyle Amor, Matty Ashton, Joe Bullock, Daryl Clark, Jason Clark, Ben Currie, Matt Davis, Riley Dean, James Harrison, Oliver Holmes, Peter Mata'utia, Tom Mikaele, Greg Minikin, Robbie Mulhern, Matty Nicholson, Stefan Ratchford, Josh Thewlis, Danny Walker, Jake Wardle, George Williams, Connor Wrench. 

Sunday 7 August

St Helens v Castleford Tigers (13.00) - Channel 4

St Helens will be without Regan Grace for the remainder of the season after he ruptured his Achilles against Salford last week. Tommy Makinson returns to the squad for the first time in four matches ahead of Sunday's clash with the Tigers, whilst Curtis Sironen is also available.

Castleford are without Jake Mamo after he suffered a head knock against Trinity last week, but do welcome Alex Mellor and Gareth O'Brien after they completed their respective concussion protocols. Cheyse Blair is also included, whilst Sosaia Feki also makes his first appearance in the Tigers squad this season.

St Helens: Jack Welsby, Tommy Makinson, Jonny Lomax, Alex Walmsley, James Roby, Matty Lees, Joe Batchelor, Morgan Knowles, Joey Lussick, LMS, Curtis Sironen, Jake Wingfield, James Bell, Ben Davies, Konrad Hurrell, Dan Norman, Sam Royle, Jon Bennison, Lewis Baxter, Dan Hill, Taylor Pemberton.

Castleford Tigers: Derrell Olpherts, Bureta Faraimo, Danny Richardson, Liam Watts, Paul McShane, Kenny Edwards, Adam Milner, Joe Westerman, George Griffin, Mahe Fonua, Alex Sutcliffe, Greg Eden, Cheyse Blair, Suaia Matagi, Brad Martin, Sam Hall, Sosaia Feki, Gareth O'Brien, Cain Robb, Jason Qareqare, Alex Mellor.

Leeds Rhinos v Salford Red Devils (15.00) - Headingley Stadium

Matt Prior will miss the Rhinos next two matches after picking up his fourth suspension of the season last weekend. Zane Tetevano returns to the Leeds squad after he served the final game of his ban last time out.

Ryan Brierley is set to return to the Red Devils squad following the completion of his one-match suspension.

Leeds Rhinos: David Fusitu'a, Harry Newman, Liam Sutcliffe, Ash Handley, Aidan Sezer, Mikolaj Oledzki, James Bentley, Rhyse Martin, Zane Tetevano, Brad Dwyer, Richie Myler, Cameron Smith, Bodene Thompson, Morgan Gannon, Sam Walters, Jarrod O'Connor, James Donaldson, Corey Johnson, Muizz Mustapha, Liam Tindall, Zak Hardaker.

Salford Red Devils: TBC

Wakefield Trinity v Catalans Dragons (15.00) - Be Well Support Stadium

Kelepi Tanginoa returns to the Trinity squad after serving his one-match suspension last week. 

Gil Dudson and Joe Chan both drop out of the Catalans squad ahead of Sunday's trip to Wakefield. Tom Davies and Tyrone May both make a timely return for the Dragons after the pair recovered from their respective injuries. 

Wakefield Trinity: Jacob Miller, Mason Lino, Eddie Battye, Liam Hood, Tinirau Arona, Matty Ashurst, Kelepi Tanginoa, Jordy Crowther, Jai Whitbread, James Batchelor, Lee Gaskell, Lee Kershaw, Brad Walker, Yusuf Aydin, Lewis Murphy, Isaac Shaw, Corey Hall, David Fifita, Kyle Evans, Josh Bowden, Jamie Shaul.

Catalans Dragons: Arthur Mourgue, Tom Davies, Samisoni Langi, Dean Whare, Fouad Yaha, Mitchell Pearce, Josh Drinkwater, Michael McIlorum, Alrix Da Costa, Benjamin Jullien, Paul Seguier, Mickael Goudemand, Arthur Romano, Tyrone May, Corentin Le Cam, Mathieu Cozza, Cesar Rouge, Romain Franco, Sam Kasiano, Sam Tomkins, Tiaki Chan.