Super League Round 17: Team news, kick-off times & TV coverage

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Here is everything you need to know about Round 17 in Super League, including team news, kick-off times and television coverage.

Castleford v Huddersfield | Friday | 8pm | Sky Sports Arena

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Toby King could make his Huddersfield debut against Castleford.

Castleford head coach Lee Radford makes two changes to his team that defeated Catalans in golden point extra time. Liam Watts misses out due to suspension, and Ryan Hampshire misses out through injury. The pair are replaced by the returning Niall Evals and Jason Qareqare.

Toby King has been named by Ian Watson and could make his Huddersfield debut in shirt number #37.

Castleford: Evalds, Olpherts, Mamo, Faraimo, Trueman, Richardson, McShane, Lawler, Edwards, Milner, Westerman, Massey, Griffin, Fonua, Smith, Eden, Blair, Matagi, Martin, Qareqare, Mellor.

Huddersfield: Pryce, McGillvary, Golding, Lolohea, Levi, Lawrence, Jones, McQueen, Yates, English, Greenwood, Trout, Ikahihifo, Wilson, Cudjoe, L.Senior, Russell, I.Senior, Mason, Hewitt, King.

Hull v Leeds | Saturday | 3pm

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Leeds are without the suspended trio of Harry Newman, Bodene Thompson and Zane Tetevano. Jack Walker, Cameron Smith, Jack Sinfield and Morgan Gannon all return to the Rhinos squad.

Hull’s Adam Swift, Luke Gale, and Manu Ma’u all miss out through injury. Brett Hodgson has included Harvey Barron, Charlie Severs, Denive Balmforth, and Matty Laidlaw – the latter of whom is named in a Super League 21-man squad for the very first time. 

Hull: Griffin, McIntosh, Sao, Houghton, Satae, Lane, Lovodua, Evans, Fash, Brown, Johnstone, Wynne, Scott, Hookem, Shaul, Taylor, Severs, Barron, Balmforth, Litten, Laidlaw.

Leeds: Walker, Fusitu’a, Sutcliffe, Handley, Austin, Sezer, Oledzki, Leeming, Prior, Bentley, Martin, Dwyer, Myler, Smith, Gannon, Walters, O’Connor, Donaldson, Simpson, Sinfield, Hardaker.

Injuries: Brett Hodgson provides latest on Swift and Gale & reveals fresh injury blow

Catalans v St Helens | Saturday | 5pm (UK) | Sky Sports Mix

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Arthur Mourgue, Tom Davies, Mike McMeeken and Jordan Dezaria all miss out for Catalans due to injuries. Dean Whare returns after 14 weeks on the sidelines.

Kristian Woolf welcomes back Sione Mata’utia and James Bell from suspensions. Mark Percival, Will Hopoate and Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook all miss out through injuries.

Catalans: Langi, Whare, Yaha, Pearce, Drinkwater, Dudson, McIlorum, Bousquet, Whitley, Garcia, Da Costa, Jullien, Seguier, Goudemand, Laguerre, Romano, May, Napa, Chan, Kasiano, Tomkins.

St Helens: Welsby, Makinson, Grace, Lomax, Walmsley, Roby, Lees, Mata’utia, Batchelor, Knowles, Lussick, Sironen, Paasi, Wingfield, Bell, Simm, Davies, Hurrell, Norman, Bennison, Hill.

Saints: St Helens hoping for a change of luck for Will Hopoate

Toulouse v Hull KR | Saturday | 8pm (UK)

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Toulouse are without Ilias Bergal, Andre Dixon, Eloi Pelissier, Hugo Pezet and Lloyd White. However Mitch Garbutt, Romain Navarrete and Justin Sangare have all been named.

Tony Smith has only managed to name a 20-man squad for their trip to France in Super League. Ryan Hall drops out due to a rib cartilage injury alongside George King who misses out with a minor hamstring tear. Sam Wood could make his return after missing the last two months with a knee injury.

Toulouse: Schaumkel, Jussaume, Marcon, Norman, Albert, Navarette, Hansen, Peyroux, Marion, Bretherton, Paulo, Garbutt, Hankinson, Sangare, Armitage, Russell, Ashall-Bott, Peats, Belmas, Gigot, Alvaro.

Hull KR: Coote, Crooks, Kenny-Dowall, Vete, Parcell, Hadley, Storton, Litten, Sims, Minchella, Keinhorst, Dagger, Lewis, Milners, Maher, Ryan, Wood, Richards, Halton, Tate.

Wakefield v Wigan | Sunday | 3pm

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Sean Robinson of Newcastle Falcons is tackled by Kyle Evans of Doncaster Knights during the RFU Championship Cup match in 2019

Dual-code winger Kyle Evans has been named in Wakefield’s squad and could make his debut after signing with the club earlier this week.

Wigan boss Matt Peet has named an unchanged 21-man squad.

Wakefield: Jowitt, Miller, Lino, Battye, Hood, Arona, Ashurst, Tanginoa, Pitts, Crowther, Whitbread, Batchelor, Gaskell, Croft, Aydin, Bowes, Murphy, Hall, Butler, Fifita, Evans.

Wigan: French, Bibby, Marshall, Leuluai, Singleton, Powell, Mago, Isa, Farrell, Bateman, Ellis, Smith, Partington, Havard, Byrne, Pearce-Paul, Shorrocks, Field, Miski, Halsall, O’Neill.

Warrington v Salford | Sunday | 3pm

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Jake Wardle, Matty Nicholson and Greg Minikin could all make their Warrington debuts this Sunday. Riley Dean has been recalled from his loan spell with Newcastle Thunder and has been included.

Salford captain Elijah Taylor will miss the clash through suspension.

Warrington: Bullock, D.Clark, J.Clark, Cooper, Currie, Davis, Dean, Harrison, Holmes, Mata’utia, Mikaele, Minikin, Mulhern, Nicholson, Ratchford, Thewlis, Walker, Wardle, Widdop, Williams, Wrench.

Salford: Brierley, Sio, Watkins, Lafai, Burgess, Croft, Sneyd, Akauola, Ackers, Burke, Livett, Atkin, Ormondroyd, Williams, Costello, Luckley, Cross, Gerrard, Dupree.

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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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