Featherstone coach Daryl Powell said: “This is a huge game for a variety of reasons. Firstly Halifax are going really well and will be rightly favourites for this game, which creates motivation for all our players.
“In addition, they have opened up a bit of a gap between us, which makes it even more crucial at this relatively early stage of the season.
“Both teams have quality all over the field and it promises to be an outstanding game of rugby league.”
Harrison said: “This game brings its own level of intensity. Halifax v Featherstone is the biggest game of the season in the Kingstone Press Championship.”