Super League Round 11: Team news, kick-off times & TV coverage

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Theo Fages in action for Huddersfield | Photo: Alex Whitehead/SWpix

Here is everything you need to know about Round 11 in Super League, including team news, kick-off times and television coverage.

Wakefield v Huddersfield | Thursday | 8:00pm | Sky Sports Mix

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Theo Fages returns to the Huddersfield squad after an injury related absence. Trio Chris Hill, Tui Lolohea and Jack Cogger are missing through suspension

Wakefield will be looking to avoid their fifth straight defeat in all competitions. Tonga international David Fifita will return from a six-match absence.

Wakefield: Jowitt, Johnstone, Lyne, Miller, Lino, Battye, Arona, Ashurst, Tanginoa, Pitts, Crowther, Whitbread, Batchelor, Gaskell, Kay, Walker, Aydin, Bowes, Murphy, Hall, Fifita.

Huddersfield: McGillvary, Wardle, Leutele, Golding, Fages, Levi, Lawrence, Jones, McQueen, Yates, English, Greenwood, Trout, Wilson, Cudjoe, Russell, Senior, Mason, Ashworth, Hewitt, Roby.

Catalans v Castleford | Friday | 7:30pm

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Photo: Allan McKenzie/SWpix

Catalans will be without Melbourne Storm-bound Joe Chan is suspended and won’t be available this weekend. France international prop Jordan Dezaria is back in the squad.

Castleford coach Lee Radford has made three changes to his squad that beat St Helens last Friday. Danny Richardson (neck) and Ryan Hampshire (hand) return for the Tigers, along with Sam Hall. The trio replace Tyla Hepi, Greg Eden and Cheyse Blair.

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

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

Warrington v Wigan | Friday | 8:00pm | Sky Sports Arena

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Warrington have named an unchanged squad to the one that beat Huddersfield last week. Half-back George Williams didn’t play against the Giants due to a quad injury, but he could return to face former club Wigan on Friday.

Wigan have also named an unchanged sqaud from the one that won 30-24 against Salford on Sunday. Sam Powell serves the second of his six-match suspension, whilst Tommy Leuluai and Kai Pearce-Paul remain sidelined through injury.

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

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

Leeds v Hull KR | Friday | 8:00pm

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Leeds interim coach Jamie Jones-Buchanan has named a 20-man squad for the visit of Hull KR in Super League. Zak Hardaker could make his second debut for the club, although he didn’t train on his second day with the Rhinos (Wednesday) due to illness.

Rhinos half-back Blake Austin returns to the squad after completing his return-to-play protocol following a head injury. He is joined in the squad by Sam Walters and Oli Field for the first time this season.

Leeds remain without James Bentley (suspension), Zane Tetevano (suspension), Tom Briscoe (ankle), Liam Sutcliffe (knee), David Fusitu’a (knee), Harry Newman (hamstring), Aidan Sezer (groin), Richie Myler (groin), Tom Holroyd (ankle), Jack Walker (hamstring) and Corey Johnson (knee).

As for Hull KR, coach Tony Smith has made two changes to his side. Matt Parcell returns to the squad following his return-to-play protocol and replaces Kane Linnett, who is facing lengthy spell on the sidelines. Will Tate replaces Phoenix Laulu-Togaga’e in the other change.

Leeds: Handley, Austin, Oledzki, Leeming, Prior, Martin, Dwyer, Smith, Thompson, Gannon, Walters, Broadbent, O’Connor, Donaldson, Mustapha, Simpson, Tindall, Field, Sinfield, Hardaker.

Hull KR: Coote, Crooks, Takairangi, Kenny-Dowall, Hall, Abdull, Vete, Parcell, King, Hadley, Storton, Litten, Sims, Minchella, Keinhorst, Milnes, Maher, Ryan, Wood, Richards, Tate.

St Helens v Salford | Friday | 8:00pm

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St Helens coach Kristian Woolf has brought back the big guns this week after resting them for their 30-10 defeat at Castleford in Super League last week.

Tommy Makinson, Will Hopoate, Mark Percival, Jonny Lomax, Alex Walmsley, James Roby, Matty Lees, Joe Batchelor, Morgan Knowles, Sione Mata’utia and Agnatius Paasi all return for Saints.

Curtis Sironen and Konrad Hurrell, who has been linked with a return to the NRL for 2023, will serve the second game of their two-match bans.

Salford coach Paul Rowley has called up Myles Dalton-Harrop from the reserves. The Red Devils are without Elijah Taylor, Ryan Brierley, Marc Sneyd, Dan Sarginson, Joe Burgess, Shane Wright, Harvey Livett, Tim Lafai and James Greenwood.

St Helens: Welsby, Makinson, Hopoate, Percival, Lomax, Walmsley, Roby, Lees, Mata’utia, Batchelor, Knowles, Lussick, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Paasi, Amor, Simm, Davies, Norman, Royle, Hill, Sambou.

Salford: Sio, Watkins, Croft, Akauola, Ackers, Burke, Addy, Vuniyayawa, Lannon, Atkin, Ormondroyd, Wells, Johnson, Williams, Costello, Escare, Bourouh, Cross, Gerrard, Dalton-Harrop.

Hull v Toulouse | Saturday | 3:00pm

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Hull coach Brett Hodgson has made three changes to his squad that beat Catalans Dragons 14-8 in Super League on Sunday. Connor Wynne, Denive Balmforth and Davy Litten replace Josh Reynolds (suspended), Mitieli Vulikijapani (unavailable) and Aidan Burrell.

Toulouse will be without Laatrell Schaumkel (knee), Guy Armitage (fractured larynx), Joseph Paulo (hamstring), Dom Peyroux (jaw) and Mitch Garbutt (abductor). Lucas Albert is suspended.

Hull: Connor, Tuimavave, McIntosh, Sao, Houghton, Satae, Ma’u, Lane, Lovodua, Evans, Fash, Brown, Johnstone, Bowden, Wynne, Hookem, Shaul, Taylor, Barron, Balmforth, Litten.

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

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About Josh McAllister 1313 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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