Hodgson has failed to recover from a hamstring injury, which saw the fullback leave the field prematurely for Warrington against Leeds.
Shannon McDonnell will directly replace Hodgson, while Sia Soliola moves from the second row to the centres to replace Sa.
David Fa’alogo, who was originally brought into the squad as 18th man, will start at loose forward. while Trent Waterhouse will occupy Soliola’s original second row spot.
The Super League play-offs in their current form may attract some criticism, but they are keeping the season alive for several clubs in the bottom half.
The bonus point system, that has been in place in the Championships for the past eight seasons, is on the agenda for possible inclusion in Super League next year.
A Bullish future, Salford are Devilishly close to something significant, Luke Walsh and the curse of the Saints, and rewarding mediocrity, all in Five Things this week.