THE Super League coaches have named their squads for tonight’s game.
Leeds Rhinos boss Rohan Smith has made two changes from the squad that lost to Warrington Wolves in round one with Nene MacDonald making his debut and Cameron Smith starting at loose-forward.
David Fusitu’a is on the wing with Luis Roberts dropping out. Sam Lisone drops to the bench.
Rohan Smith has made two changes to his side to face Warrington with Nene Macdonald making his debut at centre and Cameron Smith starting at loose forward
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For Hull FC, Tony Smith has named an unchanged 17 with Chris Satae dropping to the bench meaning Brad Fash starts at prop and Joe Lovodua coming in at loose-forward.
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📋 The team news is in for this evening's Betfred Super League Round 2 fixture against @leedsrhinos at Headingley Stadium.
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— Hull FC (@hullfcofficial) February 24, 2023
Meanwhile, Wakefield Trinity’s Max Jowitt has succumbed to a training injury for tonight’s away clash at Wigan Warriors. That means that Lee Gaskell is preferred at fullback with Samisoni Langi in the halves and Jorge Taufua in the centres. Kelepi Tanginoa is also on the bench after missing round one with a hamstring issue.
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XIII | Gaskell, Lineham, Hall, Taufua, Murphy, Langi, Lino, Whitbread, Smith, Butler, Pitts, Ashurst (C), Proctor
SUBS | Kay, Battye, Atoni, Tanginoa
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— Wakefield Trinity (@WTrinityRL) February 24, 2023
Wigan boss Matt Peet has named his squad. Willie Isa comes into the back-row with Patrick Mago coming onto the bench as Kai Pearce-Paul drops out.
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🔒 Matt Peet has locked in his team for our Round 2 home opener against @WTrinityRL this evening!#WWRL #SLWIGWAK pic.twitter.com/4cSK0FfoUz
— Wigan Warriors 🍒⚪️ (@WiganWarriorsRL) February 24, 2023
Huddersfield Giants boss Ian Watson has named Esan Marsters and Kevin Naiqama as debutants against the Warrington Wolves. Will Pryce will partner Theo Fages in the halves with Tui Lolohea at fullback. Jermaine McGillvary will make his 300th Giants appearance.
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Ian Watson selects an unchanged 13 this evening, with Esan and Kevin making their Giants competitive debuts! ✨#CowbellArmy🐮🔔 | @FirstWestYorks pic.twitter.com/dYEDfNhBoV
— Huddersfield Giants (@Giantsrl) February 24, 2023
Warrington youngster Adam Holroyd has come in for Matty Nicholson who will sit out with a dislocated shoulder. The machine Paul Vaughan again starts in the front-row after a 55-minute stint in the win over Leeds last week.
📋 Tonight's team to take on the Giants!
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— Warrington Wolves (@WarringtonRLFC) February 24, 2023