SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Leeds v Warrington (7:45pm, Emerald Headingley, Sky Sports)

Warrington make just a solitary change to their squad; Mitch Brown comes back into the fray – he replaces youngster Morgan Smith. Leeds are handed a triple injury boost; Nathaniel Peteru, Brad Dwyer and Jack Walker all come back in.

Leeds squad: Golding, Briscoe, Watkins, Hall, Moon, Myler, Cuthbertson, Parcell, Singleton, Jones-Buchanan, Ablett, Ward, Dwyer, Mullally, Ferres, Peteru, Handley, Walker, Walters.
Warrington squad: Akauola, Atkins, K Brown, M Brown, Charnley, Clark, Cooper, Goodwin, Hill, Hughes, King, Lineham, Livett, Murdoch-Masila, Patton, Philbin, Ratchford, Roberts, Westwood.

Huddersfield v Widnes (7:45pm, John Smith’s Stadium)

There are three changes for Huddersfield; young Academy prospects Oliver Russell and Jake Wardle could make their first-team debuts having been included by Chris Thorman. Matty English also returns; they replace Aaron Murphy, Oliver Roberts and Jared Simpson. Widnes loanee Jimmy Keinhorst retains his place in the Vikings’ squad for the trip to West Yorkshire on Friday night. Wellington Albert is also back in the Vikings’ 19-man group.

Huddersfield squad: Mamo, Turner, Gaskell, Ikahihifo, Leeming, Lawrence, Hinchcliffe, Rankin, Ta’ai, Clough, Smith, O’Brien, Mellor, McIntosh, Dickinson, Wood, English, Wardle, Russell.
Widnes squad:
 Ah Van, Albert, Burke, Cahill, Chapelhow, Craven, Gerrard, Gilmore, Hanbury, Heremaia, Ince, Johnstone, Keinhorst, Leuluai, Olbison, Runciman, White, Whitley, Wilde.

Ben Flower of Wigan Warriors




Wigan v Salford (8pm, DW Stadium)

There is a triple boost for Wigan on the injury front; Ben Flower, Sam Tomkins and John Bateman are all fit and return to Shaun Wane’s 19-man squad. Joe Burgess, Callum Field and Josh Ganson are the men who make way – with Burgess suffering with a knee injury. Levy Nzoungou and Gavin Bennion could make their Salford debuts after being included in a much-changed Red Devils squad. Mark Flanagan, Lee Mossop, and Josh Jones are out – as is fullback Niall Evalds due to concussion.


Wigan squad: Bateman, Clubb, Davies, Escare, Flower, Gildart, Hamlin, Isa, Leuluai, Marshall, Navarrete, O’Loughlin, Powell, Sarginson, Sutton, Tautai, J Tomkins, S Tomkins, Williams.
Salford squad: Johnson, Welham, Sa’u, Littlejohn, Kopczak, Tomkins, Hauraki, Tas, Lannon, Burgess, McCarthy, Nakubuwai, Wood, Olpherts, Bibby, Nzoungou, Murray, Bennion, Shorrocks.