Team news: Huddersfield v Catalans (Fri)

Drew Darbyshire

Aaron Murphy will return for Huddersfield in their crunch clash against Catalans on Friday.

Huddersfield coach Simon Woolford has made three changes to his side that lost at St Helens last week. Murphy, Oliver Roberts and Matt Frawley come back into the squad.

Michael Lawrence, Sam Hewitt and Tom Holmes drop out for the Giants.

Steve McNamara has made two changes to his Catalans outfit that lost at Wigan last time out. Ben Garcia and Arthur Mourgue replace Matt Whitley and Remi Casty.

The Super League match takes place at the John Smith’s Stadium on Friday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: Huddersfield to win by 6-10 points is 5/1.

Huddersfield 19-man squad: Darnell McIntosh, Jermaine McGillvary, Lee Gaskell, Matt Frawley, Paul Clough, Kruise Leeming, Suaia Matagi, Aaron Murphy, Alex Mellor, Adam O’Brien, Oliver Roberts, Ukuma Ta’ai, Jake Wardle, Sebastine Ikahihifo, Adam Walne, Jon Luke Kirby, Louis Senior, Louis Senior, Oliver Wilson, Chester Butler.

Catalans 19-man squad: Brayden Wiliame, Lewis Tierney, Samisoni Langi, Micky McIlorum, Ben Garcia, Greg Bird, Julian Bousquet, Mika Simon, Benjamin Jullien, Alrix Da Costa, Mikael Goudemand, Lambert Belmas, Lucas Albert, Antoni Maria, Jason Baitieri, Arthur Romano, Arthur Mourgue, Sam Kasiano, Sam Tomkins.

Huddersfield are priced at 4/9 to win the game, while Catalans are 2/1.

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