Jamie Ellis and Nathan Massey back for Castleford and Huddersfield’s Ukuma Ta’ai returns

Drew Darbyshire

Castleford duo Jamie Ellis and Nathan Massey will return on Friday and so will Huddersfield star Ukuma Ta’ai.

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has made three changes to his side that won at Salford Red Devils last week. Ellis, Massey and Lewis Peachey come in for Joe Wardle, Gadwin Springer and Tuoyo Egodo. If selected, youngster Peachey will make his Tigers debut.

Simon Woolford has made just one change to his Huddersfield Giants team that beat Wigan Warriors last time out. Tonga international Ta’ai replaces Jake Wardle.

The televised Super League Round 22 clash takes place at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Friday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Tigers 19-man squad: Clare, Clark, Cook, Eden, Ellis, Gill, Holmes, Laulu-Togaga’e, Massey, McShane, Millington, Milner, Moors, Peachey, Sene-Lefao, Shenton, Trueman, Watts, Webster.

Giants 19-man squad: Mamo, McGillvary, Cudjoe, Turner, Murphy, Gaskell, Brough, Lawrence, Hinchcliffe, Ferguson, Rankin, Roberts, Ta’ai, Clough, Smith, O’Brien, Mellor, McIntosh, English.

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