Hull FC boosted by returning forwards for cup clash

Hull FC boss Lee Radford has been handed a major injury boost for the forthcoming game against Salford, as two of his pack of absent forwards are back in the 19-man squad.

It is the second week in succession the Black and Whites face the Red Devils, but this week they will be able to call on the services of Mickey Paea and Garreth Carvell. Paea has completed his two-match suspension, whilst Carvell has finally shaken off a niggling injury to soar into contention for the cup tie.

They replace Ben Crooks – who drops out of the squad – and Richard Horne, who is rested due to picking up a slight injury in the 30-8 win over Brian Noble’s men last Friday.

Hull FC squad to face Salford Red Devils: Arundel, Carvell, Colbon, Hadley, Heremaia, Houghton, Miller, Paea, Paleaaesina, Pitts, Rankin, Shaul, Talanoa, Thompson, Tuson, Watts, Westerman, Whiting, Yeaman.

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