Matterson waits to choose starting line-up

The Tigers will select from a 21-man squad with former Hull FC centre Kirk Dixon set to make his debut and prop Tere Glassie a definate absentee with a rib cartilage problem.

Dixon is added to last weeks squad along with three teenage forwards, Jason Payne, Ryan Boyle and Michael Knowles, who will all be hoping to step into Glassie's place.

Michael Shenton remains in the squad although he missed out of last weeks win at Doncaster and will again be a late call, whilst 16-year-old Richard Owen, who scored a debut try at Doncaster, remains in contention to keep his place.

Matterson said: "We are looking to improve on last week's performance at Doncaster because we felt that it was a bit of a let down following our strong performance against Hull [in the previous weeks friendly]."

"We went well for about 20 minutes or so against the Lakers but little more.It looks as if the conditions are going to be a bit tough on Sunday and with
Featherstone in form on the back of a really good off season we are expecting a strong challenge but the guys are up for it."

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