Hull KR v Warrington: Lachlan Coote named & Jack Hughes returns

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Lachlan Coote replaces Will Dagger for Hull KR as they host Warrington this Friday.

Coote, 31, has been limited to just two appearances so far this season due to a hamstring injury. He made the switch to Craven Park during the off-season from St Helens on a two-year contract.

Ryan Hall returns to the mix, having been rested for their Challenge Cup tie against Leigh. Tony Smith’s side claimed their spot in the quarter-finals with a 24-18 victory over Leigh.

Ben Crooks made his first appearance from injury in the cup tie. He has been named again in the Hull KR squad.

Captain Jack returns

Warrington skipper Jack Hughes returns to the 21-man squad following his suspension. Daryl Powell’s side look to return to winning ways having lost their last four in league and cup.

Most recently, they were knocked out of the cup by Wakefield at the Halliwell Jones Stadium with a 16-12 score.

Joe Bullock is also back in contention having recovered from a minor elbow injury. He has missed the club’s last two games.

Billy Magoulias could make his second appearance for the club, having made his debut against Trinity last weekend.

Winger Matty Ashton missed his side’s tie with Wakefield in the latest Challenge Cup action. Connor Wrench returned from injury for the first time since round one. He replaced the former Swinton man on the wing. Both Wrench and Ashton have been named in the squad.

Hull KR: Coote, Crooks, Kenny-Dowall, Hall, Abdull, Parcell, King, Linnett, Storton, Litten, Sims, Minchella, Keinhorst, Lewis, Milnes, Maher, Ryan, Wood, Richards, Garratt, Halton.

Warrington: Ashton, Bullock, Charnley, D.Clark, J.Clark, Cooper, Davis, Holmes, Hughes, King, Longstaff, Magoulias, Mata’utia, Mulhern, Philbin, Thewlis, Walker, Widdop, Williams, Wrench.

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About Josh McAllister 1307 Articles
Journalist. Joined the Love Rugby League team full time at the start of 2022 having been a freelance reporter for several years. Previously media manager for Swinton and Rochdale.

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