Super League treatment room as coaches check on players ahead of Rivals Round



ivals round is fast approaching and Super League head coaches will be checking on a heap of players as the season heats up.

Wigan Warriors meet St Helens this week in what promises to be a full-blooded affair, while Hull FC host Hull KR in the highly-anticipated first Hull derby of the year, and with play-off places on the line, it promises to be a cracker.

Warrington Wolves and Catalans Dragons will play out an interesting one at the top of the table, while Leeds Rhinos host West Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Giants, Castleford Tigers meet Wakefield Trinity and Salford take on Leigh.

With that in mind, here’s a look at who’s ruled out and who is a doubt.

Castleford Tigers

Ruled out: Sosaia Feki (Achilles), Jake Trueman (back)

Doubtful: Michael Shenton (face), Jacques O’Neill (hamstring)

Catalans Dragons

Ruled out: Arthur Romano (knee), Ben Garcia (arm), Jason Baitieri (knee), Matt Whitley (hernia)

Doubtful: Joel Tomkins (elbow), Sam Kasiano (knee)

Huddersfield Giants

Ruled out: Adam O’Brien (shoulder), Darnell McIntosh (Achilles), Joe Wardle (ankle), Aidan Sezer (ankle),

Doubtful: Lee Gaskell, Michael Lawrence, Oliver Russell (all unspecified),

Hull FC

Ruled out: Josh Griffin (Achilles)

Doubtful: Masi Matongo (knee), Jake Connor (knee)

Hull KR

Ruled out: Elliot Minchella (knee), Dean Hadley (shoulder), Adam Quinlan (shoulder), Will Dagger (quad)

Doubtful: Shaun Kenny-Dowall (foot), Jordan Abdull (thumb)

Leeds Rhinos

Ruled out: Jack Walker (foot), Liam Sutcliffe (knee), Alex Mellor (knee), Mikolaj Oledzki (toe)

Doubtful: Jack Broadbent (ankle), Luke Gale (knee), Konrad Hurrell (leg), Matt Prior (Covid), King Vuniyayawa (head), Callum McLelland (head)

Leigh Centurions

Ruled out: Ryan Brierley (eye), Jack Ashworth (suspended)

Doubtful: Blake Wallace, Lewis Tierney, Ben Reynolds (all unspecified)

Salford Red Devils

Ruled out: Kallum Watkins (knee)

Doubtful: Oliver Roberts, Ken Sio, Sebastine Ikahihifo (all unspecified)

St Helens

Ruled out: Theo Fages (shoulder), Jake Wingfield (shoulder)

Doubtful:

Wakefield Trinity

Ruled out: Bill Tupou (knee), Jordan Crowther (knee), Josh Wood (jaw)

Doubtful: Reece Lyne (arm)

Warrington Wolves

Ruled out: Jason Clark (ankle)

Doubtful: Robbie Mulhern (eye)

Wigan Warriors

Ruled out: Bevan French (hamstring), Brad Singleton (suspended), Oliver Partington (suspended)

Doubtful: Tommy Leuluai (hamstring), Sam Powell





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