Championship One Preview: Hunslet Hawks v Oxford

Hunslet Hawks coach Barry Eaton will give late fitness tests to David March (hamstring), Liam Hood (knee) and Andy Ballard (knee) before finalising his team to face Oxford.
The Hawks are looking to bounce back after last week’s 40-0 defeat against York City Knights.
Eaton said: “We conceded some tries that were very uncharacteristic for us, and then we just tried too hard and made things worse by pushing passes and taking risks.
“We’ve had a very frank review. No stone has been left unturned as to why it happened and making sure it doesn’t happen again.”
Karl Temata has an outside chance of featuring for Oxford, while coach Tony Benson will check on Chris Clarke (ribs), Alex Thompson, Valu Bentley and Jimmy Rowlands before naming his side.
Oxford are aiming for a first victory over Hunslet in 2014, having lost their first two fixtures earlier in the season.
Benson said: “We lost heavily in the first game, then reduced the score a lot in the second game, and I think we’ve improved again since then. We should give them a decent game.”

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