Super League Easter Monday: Team news, kick-off times & TV coverage

Super League Easter Monday squad news
(L-R) Kaide Ellis, Curtis Sironen and Brad Takairangi could all return to action on Easter Monday

Here is everything you need to know about the Easter Monday round in Super League, inclduing team news, kick-off times and television coverage.

Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos | 3:00pm | Sky Sports Arena

Jack Walker
Leeds will be missing Jack Walker

Castleford coach Lee Radford has made three changes to his side that beat Wakefield on Thursday. Cheyse Blair, Brad Martin and Jason Qareqare come in for Alex Sutcliffe, Greg Eden and Jack Sadler.

Leeds will be without full-back Jack Walker (hamstring) and winger Liam Tindall (hip). Rhinos interim boss Jamie Jones-Buchanan has called upon 17-year-old pair Max Simpson and Jack Sinfield, who are yet to make their first team debuts.

Castleford: Evalds, Olpherts, Mamo, Trueman, Watts, McShane, Edwards, Milner, Westerman, Massey, Griffin, Fonua, Hepi, Clare, Smith, Blair, Matagi, Martin, Hall, O’Brien, Qareqare.

Leeds: Sutcliffe, Handley, Austin, Oledzki, Leeming, Prior, Bentley, Martin, Tetevano, Dwyer, Mellor, Smith, Thompson, Briscoe, Gannon, Broadbent, O’Connor, Donaldson, Mustapha, Simpson, Sinfield.

Huddersfield Giants v St Helens | 3:00pm

St Helens
Curtis Sironen returns for St Helens

Huddersfield coach Ian Watson has rotated his squad ahead of the visit of champions St Helens. Nathan Mason, Jack Ashworth and Sam Hewitt come into contention for the Giants.

St Helens coach Kristian Woolf has made three changes to his side that beat Wigan on Good Friday. Curtis Sironen, Kyle Amor and Josh Simm replace Will Hopoate, Lewis Dodd and Morgan Knowles.

Huddersfield: McGillvary, Leutele, Golding, Lolohea, Hill, Levi, Lawrence, Jones, Yates, Cogger, Russell, Greenwood, O’Brien, Wilson, Cudjoe, L Senior, I Senior, Roberts, Mason, Ashworth, Hewitt.

St Helens: Welsby, Makinson, Percival, Lomax, Walmsley, Roby, Lees, Batchelor, Lussick, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Sironen, Paasi, Amor, Wingfield, Bell, Simm, Davies, Hurrell, Norman, Royle, Bennison.

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Salford Red Devils v Catalans Dragons | 3:00pm

Mike McMeeken
Catalans will be without Mike McMeeken for a month due to a dislocated wrist

Wales international Gil Dudson is back in the Catalans squad to face his former club Salford. However, the Dragons will be without Sam Tomkins, Mike McMeeken, Samisoni Langi, Dean Whare and Julian Bousquet due to injury.

Salford: TBA

Catalans: Mourgue, Davies, Yaha, Pearce, Drinkwater, Dudson, McIlorum, Whitley, Garcia, Da Costa, Jullien, Seguier, Goudemand, Laguerre, Romano, May, Napa, Dezaria, Rouge, Chan, Kasiano.

Toulouse Olympique v Hull KR | 3:00pm

Brad Takairangi Hull KR
Brad Takairangi could return for Hull KR

Toulouse boss Sylvain Houles has named an unchanged squad to the one that fell short to Catalans in last Thursday’s first-ever Super League French derby.

Hull KR will be without Ireland international Frankie Halton for their trip to the south of France. However, Brad Takairangi could return for the Robins.

Scotland international full-back Lachlan Coote has been replaced in the squad by exciting youngster Phoenix Laulu-Togaga’e.

Toulouse: Vaivai, Marcon, Albert, Navarrete, Hansen, Dixon, Marion, Pelissier, Puech, Garbutt, Cunningham, Bergal, Hankinson, Springer, Sangare, Armitage, Russell, Pezet, Ashall-Bott, Stefani, Gigot.

Hull KR: Crooks, Takairangi, Kenny-Dowall, Hall, Abdull. Parcell, King, Hadley, Linnett, Storton, Litten, Sims, Minchella, Keinhorst, Dagger, Milnes, Maher, Ryan, Wood, Richards, Laulu-Togaga’e.

Wigan Warriors v Wakefield Trinity | 3:00pm

Super League Kaide Ellis
Wigan prop Kaide Ellis returns from a five-match suspension

Warriors hooker Sam Powell will be free to play despite his Grade E Dangerous Contact charge against St Helens. He was charged following a crusher tackle on Jon Bennison.

No penalty notices will take effect until midnight on Wednesday. This means each player is eligible for the Super League fixtures taking place on Easter Monday.

Wigan coach Matt Peet has made one change to his side that lost to St Helens on Good Friday. Kaide Ellis returns having served his five-match suspension and replaces the injured captain Tommy Leuluai.

Wakefield coach Willie Poching has decided to rest winger Tom Johnstone for their trip to Wigan. Trinity will also be without Liam Hood, Jordan Crowther and Jai Whitbread on Easter Monday.

Wigan: French, Bibby, Cust, Singleton, Powell, Mago, Isa, Farrell, Bateman, Smithies, Ellis, Smith, Partington, Havard, Byrne, Shorrocks, Field, Miski, Halsall, McDonnell, O’Neill.

Wakefield: Jowitt, Lyne, Miller, Lino, Battye, Arona, Ashurst, Tanginoa, Pitts, Batchelor, Gaskell, Kay, Walker, Aydin, Adebiyi, Bowes, Eseh, Murphy, Shaw, Hall, Minns.

Hull FC v Warrington | 5:30pm | Sky Sports Arena

George Williams Warrington SWpix
George Williams is back for Warrington | Photo: Manuel Blondeau / SWpix

Hull coach Brett Hodgson has made three changes to his side that lost to Hull KR on Good Friday. Connor Wynne, Aidan Burrell and Jamie Shaul come in for Josh Griffin, Andre Sevelio and Ben McNamara.

Warrington half-back George Williams has recovered from an abdominal injury and replaces Matt Davies in Daryl Powell’s squad.

Hull: Connor, Swift, Tuimavave, McIntosh, Reynolds, Gale, Sao, Houghton, Satae, Ma’u, Lane, Lovodua, Evans, Fash, Brown, Johnstone, Bowden, Wynne, Vulikijapani, Burrell, Shaul.

Warrington: Ashton, Bullock, Charnley, D Clark, J Clark, Cooper, Currie, Dean, Hughes, King, Longstaff, Magoulias, Mata’utia, Mulhern, Philbin, Ratchford, Robson, Thewlis, Walker, Widdop, Williams.

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Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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