Team news: Salford v Castleford (Thurs)

Drew Darbyshire

Nathan Massey could return for Castleford in Thursday’s elimination play-off against Salford.

Daryl Powell has made two changes to his Castleford side that won at Warrington last week. Massey and Greg Eden replace injured duo Mike McMeeken and Calum Turner.

Salford coach Ian Watson has named an unchanged side from the one that lost at Wigan last time out. Josh Wood and Greg Burke could feature after missing out on the final matchday 17-man squad last week.

The televised Super League play-off takes place at the AJ Bell Stadium on Thursday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: A try to be scored before 10:00 minutes is 4/5.

Salford 19-man squad: Niall Evalds, Kris Welham, Jake Bibby, Lee Mossop, Josh Wood, Gil Dudson, Josh Jones, George Griffin, Mark Flanagan, Joey Lussick, Adam Walker, Greg Burke, Tyrone McCarthy, Logan Tomkins, Ken Sio, Krisnan Inu, Ryan Lannon, Tui Lolohea, Jackson Hastings.

Castleford 19-man squad: Cheyse Blair, James Clare, Chris Clarkson, Matt Cook, Greg Eden, Jamie Ellis, Oliver Holmes, Will Maher, Nathan Massey, Peter Mata’utia, Paul McShane, Grant Millington, Adam Milner, Greg Minikin, Jacques O’Neill, Jordan Rankin, Daniel Smith, Jake Trueman, Liam Watts.

Salford are the favourites to reach the semi-finals at 8/13, while Castleford’s odds are 6/4.

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