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Hull FC ring the changes for Cas trip
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Hull FC ring the changes for Cas trip

by: Aaron Bower, March 14, 2014, 2:45 pm

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford has made three changes to his 19-man squad, as they head to West Yorkshire to face the unbeaten Castleford Tigers.

Tom Lineham misses out, after he sustained a long-term injury against the Bradford Bulls last week. That means an opportunity has arose for Liam Colbon, with the former Wigan and Hull KR man looking set for his debut this Sunday. Colbon arrived at the KC Stadium on a one-year contract last month.

Jacob Miller has been left out, whilst prop Feka Paleaaesina misses out due to a calf injury. However, the loss of Paleaaesina has been offset by the return of Garreth Carvell, as he returns from an ankle problem. Joe Arundel is the third change, with his arrival in the squad giving competition to the backs for Sunday.

There are four former Castleford players in the Hull FC squad, with Arundel being one of them. Jordan Thompson, Liam Watts and Joe Westerman complete the quartet of former Tigers players who could face their former club this weekend.

Hull FC 19-man squad to face Castleford Tigers (Mend-A-Hose Jungle, Sunday, 3:30pm): Arundel, Bowden, Carvell, Colbon, Crooks, Ellis, Heremaia, Horne, Houghton, Paea, Rankin, Shaul, Talanoa, Thompson, Tuson, Watts, Westerman, Whiting, Yeaman.

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