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SUPER LEAGUE PREVIEW | Castleford Tigers vs Hull KR

Castleford Tigers welcome Hull KR to the Jungle on Sunday. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Yorkshire derby.

SQUAD NEWS

Castleford Tigers

Daryl Powell will be happy to welcome back Jake Webster and Junior Moors to his squad. The Tigers are heading into this game off the back of an impressive win away at Warrington, with stand-out performer Cory Turner retaining his place in the squad.

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However, the arrival of Quentin Laulu-Togaga’e and the return to fitness of two key men could see the enigmatic youngster drop out of the matchday 17.

Castleford Tigers 19-man squad: Clark, Cook, Foster, Gill, Hitchcox, Holmes, Laulu-Togaga’e, Massey, McMeeken, Millington, Milner, Minikin, Moors, Sene-Lefao, Shenton, Trueman, Turner, Wardle, Webster.

Hull KR

The Robins welcome back Shaun Lunt and Lee Jewitt. The big inclusion in the squad is that of new signing Joel Tomkins.

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Tim Sheens will be looking to close the gap on the top eight with a win. The East Hull men have been very hit and miss all season, but as players are beginning to return from injury, they might hit form at the right time of the season

Hull KR 19-man squad: Quinlan, Vaivai, Shaw, Scruton, Lunt, Masoe, Blair, Greenwood, Kavanagh, Jewitt, Donaldson, Clarkson, Marsh, Salter, Atkin, Tickle, Wallis, Smith, Tomkins.

HEAD TO HEAD

The Tigers ran out 12-42 winners when these sides met two weeks ago. The West Yorkshire outfit boast many ex rovers players including Mitch Clark, Jake Webster, Matt Cook and Jamie Ellis.

KEY BATTLE- Jesse Sene Lefao vs Joel Tomkins

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All eyes will be on the man making his debut for the Robins. Joel Tomkins has shown what he is capable of in both rugby codes and he will be looking to get off to a good start as he faces Jesse Sene-Lefao, one of the hardest-working second-rowers across the whole of Super League.

THE IMPORTANT DETAILS

Date: 17th June 2018
Venue: Mend-A-Hose Jungle
Kick-off: 15:30
Referee: L. Moore

WHO WILL WIN?

Who will come out on top in this Yorkshire derby?

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