Sunday 13th February - 3pm
Dewsbury Rams coach Warren Jowitt has been dealt a major blow after stand-off Pat Walker suffered a broken hand during last week's 40-38 defeat in Toulouse.
Walker is now facing three months out. "It's a big blow because he's our main playmaker," said Jowitt. "I'm now actively looking for a stand-off to provide cover." Hooker Luke Blake could come back into the Rams' side after training all week.
Jowitt said: "We let ourselves down defensively against Toulouse. We scored 38 points, so to not come away with a win is not great."
On Keighley Cougars, Jowitt added: "They've got a new coach so they'll play differently. I'm going to watch their DVD and break it down. Their pack hasn't changed much, but they've got some new players and a new coach so it should be a very good test for us."
Andy Shickell is Keighley's only doubt, having suffered ankle and knee problems during the Cougars victory over Rochdale last week.
Keighley coach Jason Demetriou said: "I thought we did a lot of very good things in the game. Defensively we were excellent, and for a first competitive hit out it was a good start."
However, the former Wakefield captain insists there is more to come. He added: "We showed that if we stick to the systems and execute them properly how simple the game can be. If the players are patient enough to stick to the systems for 80 minutes then we'll do well."
Manchester Rangers have emerged over the last year or two as new contenders in the world of community rugby league.
Wakefield Trinity coach Christ Chester is enjoying his coaching once again, after his previous job at Hull KR put pressure on him personally.
Leigh Centurions have entered a dual registration partnership agreement with Sheffield Eagles for the 2017 season.
Salford forward Josh Jones could be out for the next six weeks after breaking his hand in the friendly win over Rochdale.
Sheffield Eagles have added centre Perry Whiteley to next season’s squad after agreeing a one-year deal.