Team news ahead of this weekend’s Super 8s Qualifiers including Warrington Wolves v Catalans Dragons.
Warrington Wolves v Catalans Dragons (Saturday, 3pm)
Warrington are likely to make just one change, with back-rower Ben Westwood back from suspension to make his 400th appearance for the club. Forward Joe Westerman (hip) is set to return next week but there is no time frame for Ben Currie’s comeback from a knee injury.
Winger Fouad Yaha has replaced the injured Iain Thornley in the only change to the Dragons’ 19-man squad.
Warrington: Ryan Atkins, Kevin Brown, Daryl Clark, Mike Cooper, Brad Dwyer, Peta Hiku, Chris Hill, Jack Hughes, Benjamin Jullien, George King, Tom Lineham, Declan Patton, Joe Philbin, Stefan Ratchford, Matty Russell, Andre Savelio, Ashton Sims, Morgan Smith, Ben Westwood.
Catalans: Krisnan Inu, Brayden Wiliame, Fouad Yaha, Luke Walsh, Richie Myler, Sam Moa, Paul Aiton, Remi Casty, Louis Anderson, Justin Horo, Greg Bird, Julian Bousquet, Ben Garcia, Jason Baitieri, Vincent Duport, Lucas Albert, Thibaud Margalet, Romain Navarrete, Lewis Tierney.
Halifax RLFC v Widnes Vikings (Sunday 3pm)
Halifax prop Ryan Boyle serves the one-match suspension for his ‘chicken-wing’ tackle on Hull KR prop Mose Masoe. Second-rower Will Calcott has also dropped out of the squad with loose forward Jacob Fairbank and winger James Saltonstall coming in.
Widnes head coach Denis Betts reported a “couple of bumps and bangs” after the defeat at Warrington but he expects to have everyone that featured last week available. Half-back Tom Gilmore is set to return from injury but prop Alex Gerrard completes his two-match ban.
Halifax: Ed Barber, Mitch Cahalane, Brandon Douglas, Jacob Fairbank, Shane Grady, Simon Grix, Ben Heaton, Ben Johnston, Ben Kaye, Alex Mammone, Brandon Moore, Elliot Morris, Scott Murrell, James Saltonstall, Will Sharp, Michael Sio, Steve Tyrer, James Woodburn-Hall, Rob Worrincy.
Widnes: Chris Bridge, Jack Buchanan, Greg Burke, Hep Cahill, Jay Chapelhow, Danny Craven, Gil Dudson, Rhys Hanbury, Chris Houston, Jordan Johnstone, Manase Manuokafoa, Stefan Marsh, Joe Mellor, Tom Olbison, Charly Runiman, Corey Thompson, Danny Walker, Lloyd White, Matt Whiteley.
London Broncos v Featherstone Rovers (Sunday, 3pm)
Junior Roqica and Michael Channing have dropped out of the London side narrowly beaten by Catalans, with Kieran Dixon, John Boudebza, Lewis Bienek and Tom Spencer all in line for recalls.
Centre Chris Ulugia returns for Featherstone while Jason Walton and Jordan Baldwinson have also been included in John Duffy’s 19-man squad. Fellow forward James Lockwood misses the trip through suspension.
London: Elliott Kear, Rhys Williams, Ben Hellewell, Kieron Dixon, Jarrod Sammut, William Barthau, Thomas Spencer, Mark Ioane, Jay Pitts, Andy Ackers, Eddie Battye, Ben Evans, Apirana Pewhairangi, Matthew Davis, Matty Gee, Alex Walker, Lewis Bienek, John Boudebza, Sam Wilde.
Featherstone: Ian Hardman, Chris Ulugia, Misi Taulapapa, Luke Briscoe, Kyle Briggs, Anthony Thackeray, Darrell Griffin, Keal Carlile, Andrew Bostock, John Davies, Richard Moore, Frankie Mariano, Matthew Wildie, Jason Walton, Josh Hardcastle, Daniel Igbinedion, Sam Brooks, Connor Farrell, Jordan Baldwinson.