Easter Monday Super League games – Squad Lists & Previews

Super League 19-man squads for Easter Monday games

Catalans Dragons v Widnes Vikings (17:00 BST, Sky Sports)

Catalans: Escaré, Pomeroy, Tonga, Dureau, Elima, Henderson, Casty, Taia, Anderson, Mounis, Bosc, Pelissier, Whitehead, Garcia, Pala, Cardace, Bousquet, Maria, Baitieri.

Widnes: Ah Van, Brown, Craven, Galea, Gerrard, Gilmore, Gore, Heremaia, Hulme, Joseph, Kavanagh, Leuluai, Manuokafoa, Marsh, O’Carroll, Owens, Phelps, White, Whitley. Referee: Ben Thaler.

Catalans Dragons have full-back Morgan Escaré returning from suspension in place of debutant Stan Robin while forward Louis Anderson also returns after missing Good Friday’s win at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats through illness.

Widnes coach Denis Betts makes a number of changes, recalling Patrick Ah Van, Danny Craven, Tom Gilmore, Grant Gore, Declan Hulme, Phil Joseph and Ben Kavanagh. He rests fullback Rhys Hanbury and halfbacks Kevin Brown and Joe Mellor, but teenage backrower Matt Whitley, who made his debut against Warrington on Thursday, keeps his place.

Hull Kingston Rovers v Huddersfield Giants (15:00)

Hull KR: Blair, Boudebza, Burke, Campese, Cockayne, Dixon, Donaldson, Goulding, Green, Horne, Kelly, Larroyer, Lunt, Mantellato, Ollett, Salter, Sio, Walker.

Huddersfield: Grix, McGillvary, Cudjoe, Wardle, Murphy, Brough, Robinson, Crabtree, Huby, Hughes, Bailey, Lawrence, Kopczak, Wood, Ta’ai, Broughton, Mullally, Ellis, Johnson. Referee: Phil Bentham.

Hull KR recall prop James Green from suspension, and he replaces the injured Tyrone McCarthy, while centre Liam Salter returns for Kris Welham, who damaged a thumb in the voctory against Hull FC. French hooker John Boudebza is also recalled to the squad, although Shaun Lunt is likely to start against his parent club.

Leroy Cudjoe returns to the Giants squad after he missed the defeat by Salford Red Devils with an ankle injury. Aussie backrower Chris Bailey is likely to replace the injured Brett Ferres and prop Anthony Mullally is also back in the frame after injury.

Leeds Rhinos v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (15:00)

Leeds: Hardaker, Watkins, Moon, Hall, McGuire, Burrow, Aiton, Peacock, Ablett, Sinfield, Ward, Delaney, Achurch, Cuthbertson, Sutcliffe, Singleton, Yates, Golding, Handley.

Wakefield: Arundel, Crowther, Godinet, Griffin, Hall, Hand, Kirmond, Lauitiiti, McShane, Miller, Owen, Ryan, Riley, Sammut, Scruton, D Smith, T Smith, Trout, Washbrook. Referee: Matt Thomason.

Kevin Sinfield is likely to return for Leeds after missing the last three matches with a hamstring injury as the Rhinos seek a fourth straight win to consolidate their lead at the top of the table.

Wakefield centre Dean Collis and prop Mickael Simon both suffered injuries against Catalans Dragons. Jordan Crowther, Jordan Hand and Pita Godinet are likely to be selected in the matchday 17.

Salford Red Devils v Wigan Warriors (15:00)

Salford: Jones-Bishop, J Griffin, Sa’u, Johnson, Chase, Dobson, Morley, Lee, Tasi, Hansen, Hauraki, D Griffin, Taylor, Caton-Brown, Evalds, Walne, Hood, Forster, Paterson.

Wigan: Bateman, Bowen, Burgess, Clubb, Farrell, Farrell, Gelling, Greenwood, Hampshire, McIlorum, Mossop, Patrick, Sarginson, Smith, Sutton, Tautai, Tierney, Tomkins, Williams. Referee: Richard Silverwood.

Salford fullback Kevin Locke will miss the game after he was concussed in the Red Devils’ win at Huddersfield Giants, and he is likely to be replaced by Niall Evalds, while centre Mason Caton-Brown and forward Adam Walne are also added to the 19-man squad.

Wigan coach Shaun Wane has left Dom Manfedi and Joel Tomkins out of his 19-man squad. But he has recalled Matty Bowen at fullback and he has also included prop forward James Greenwood, fullback Lewis Tierney and second rower Connor Farrell in his squad.

St Helens v Hull FC (15:00)

St Helens: Makinson, Turner, Jones, Swift, Masoe, Roby, Amor, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Walmsley, Flanagan, Hohaia, Thompson, Richards, Dawson, Savelio, Charnock, Ashworth, Davies, Bailey.

Hull FC: Shaul, Lineham, Talanoa, Pryce, Paea, Houghton, Minichiello, Westerman, Palea’aesina, Thompson, Hadley, Michaels, Naughton, Bowden, Cunningham, Logan, Abdull, Rankin, Howarth. Referee: Robert Hicks.

St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham will have to select a team without Paul Wellens and Joe Greenwood, after both were injured against Wigan on Friday, and he has selected Jack Ashworth, Ricky Bailey, Olly Davies and Lewis Charnock in his 19-man squad.

Hull coach Lee Radford has called former Bradford Bulls fullback Curtis Naughton into his 19-man squad, while halfback Jordan Abdull is also in the squad. Jack Logan keeps his place at centre for the injured Kirk Yeaman but prop forward Liam Watts will miss the game after suffering a leg injury against Hull KR on Thursday.

Warrington Wolves v Castleford Tigers (14:45, Sky Sports)

Warrington: Asotasi, Atkins, Bridge, Clark, Currie, England, Harrison, Higham, Hill, King, Laithwaite, Monaghan, Myler, O’Brien, Penny, Philbin, Ratchford, Sims, Westwood.

Castleford: Dorn, Shenton, Carney, Roberts, Gale, Lynch, Milner, Millington, Cook, Massey, Boyle, Moore, Mariano, Wheeldon, Finn, Tansey, Channing, Crossley, Maher. Referee: James Child.

Warrington Wolves scrum-half Richie Myler could make his comeback in a Sky Sports televised game from a six-match absence that was caused by a hernia problem. Forwards George King and Joe Philbin are also added to the squad that lost at Widnes Vikings on Thursday. Former Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark will face his old side, despite suffering a nose injury, but winger Matty Russell will miss the game with an ankle problem.

Castleford second rower Frankie Mariano could make his first appearance of the season in place of Jake Webster, who suffered a head injury in the defeat by Leeds Rhinos, while coach Daryl Powell has also called up Cumbrian Academy star Will Maher.