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Match preview: Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield head to Humberside for their first match since their controversial exit from the Tetley’s Challenge Cup, as they lock horns with Hull FC at the KC Stadium in Thursday’s televised clash. That 17-16 defeat will no doubt still leave a bitter taste in the mouths of Giants fans, but they have a quick turnaround to put things right, and ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield v St Helens

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Arguably the tie of the round in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this weekend is the tussle between last year’s league leaders Huddersfield and current table toppers St Helens. With the Saints still undefeated in 2014, it is a huge test for Paul Anderson and his men to overturn former ally Nathan Brown. The Giants have seemingly been given a huge ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull KR v Warrington Wolves

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Hull Kingston Rovers and Warrington lock horns in one of five all-Super League clashes this weekend, with the Wolves looking to continue their rich recent history in the famous tournament. With Matthew Russell easing himself back to full fitness for the Wolves, the visitors are likely to be considered as favourites for their trip to East Hull – where they ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield Giants v Warrington Wolves

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Two of the games major forces clash today at the John Smiths Stadium, as Huddersfield and Warrington look to make movements towards the head of the Super League table. Prop Eorl Crabtree is set to make his 350th appearance for Huddersfield. Hooker Shaun Lunt is back from injury and Michael Lawrence is available after a ban, while young full-back Jake ... Read More »

Match preview: Widnes Vikings v Bradford Bulls

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Widnes will be hoping to continue their excellent start to the season by keeping Bradford Bulls in negative points, as the two sides collide at the Select Security Stadium on Sunday. The Vikings will be heading into the game in high spirits, after managing to keep Hull FC scoreless last week, winning 7-0 at the KC Stadium. And Denis Betts ... Read More »

Match previews: Tomorrow in Championship One

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Gateshead Thunder v Gloucestershire All Golds Sunday 3.00pm at Gateshead International Stadium Gateshead Thunder are without Tom Lynch for their clash with Gloucestershire All Golds. Lynch was given a one-match ban for punching in a recent Tetley’s Challenge Cup tie against Swinton Lions. Joe Brown and Matt Barron will both make their 100th Gateshead appearance if selected for Sunday’s match ... Read More »

Match preview: St Helens v Leeds Rhinos

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It is arguably the match of the season so far, as the only two remaining unbeaten sides in Super League lock horns at Langtree Park. Table-topping St Helens – who have won all six of their opening games – take on Leeds, who have dropped just a solitary point so far in Super League XIX. It promises to be a ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v Catalan Dragons

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Wigan Warriors will be looking to deny Catalan a second consecutive victory in the Super League, as they look to keep their own momentum going on Friday night. The DW Stadium plays host to two sides in slightly different form, with the Dragons still languishing at the wrong end of the table, despite that win over Huddersfield last time out. ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Salford Red Devils

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Hull FC will be looking to bounce back from their disappointing defeat at home to Widnes tonight, as they face a resurgent Salford Red Devils side. The Black and Whites suffered the humiliation of being kept scoreless by their opponents last weekend, and they will need to rediscover their attacking spark against a Salford team who bounced back to winning ... Read More »