Super League match preview: Catalan Dragons v Salford City Reds
Last Updated: 09/02/13 4:43pm
Catalan Dragons host Salford City Reds on Saturday hoping to make it two wins from two at the start of the new Super League season.
The French outfit made a very encouraging start to life under new coach Laurent Frayssinous last weekend as they got their campaign up and running with a 32-24 away victory over Hull KR.
The Dragons will be confident of maintaining their perfect record over a Salford side who were shut out by Wigan and have made only one change to their 19-man party for the match.
Kevin Larroyer comes in with half-back William Barthau the man to make way, while Scott Dureau and Lopini Paea are still unavailable as they continue to make their way back from injury.
Salford winger Danny Williams will sit out the trip to Perpignan in southern France after tearing his hamstring in last weekend's thumping 42-0 home defeat by Wigan.
The Reds will also be without the services of Martin Gleeson who has still not shaken off a calf injury, although he could be back in contention for the clash with Leeds next week.
Salford supremo Phil Veivers still finds his squad light on numbers and is awaiting international clearance for Liam Foran and Vic Mauro who have agreed to join from the Manly Sea Eagles.
Catalan (from): Webb, Blanch, Pryce, Taia, Bosc, Elima, Henderson, Casty, Menzies, Anderson, Mounis, Pelissier, Larroyer, Millard, Pala, Bousquet, Fakir, Baitieri, Duport
Salford (from): Murphy, Broughton, Gibson, R. Williams, Evalds, McGoldrick, Fages, Jewitt, Godwin, McPherson, Ashurst, Dixon, Wild, Nero, Gledhill, Boyle, James, Neal, Owen
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Sun 5th Jul
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Hull FC0 - 0Castleford Tigers
Salford Red Devils0 - 0Hull K R
Wakefield Wildcats0 - 0Warrington Wolves
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Fri 17th Jul
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Leeds Rhinos0 - 0Salford Red Devils
Wigan Warriors0 - 0Widnes Vikings
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Sun 19th Jul
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Fri 24th Jul
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Super League 2013, round two
Brian Carney and Phil Clarke present the Super League Player of the week for round 2.
Brian Carney and Phil Clarke present the Super League Team of the week for Round 2.
Rod Studd, Mike Stephenson, Chris Irvine and Andy Wilson take an in-depth look at the headlines from the past seven days in rugby league.
- Super League recap
- Millward hails Tigers' grit
- Betts praises beaten Vikings
- Victorious Giants irk coach
- Ellis kicks Tigers to victory
- Giants walk tall at the summit
- No chance in Hull for Bradford
- Saints score win at Vikings
- Agar pays tribute to Cockayne
- Wildcats see off plucky Robins
- Dragons too hot for Reds
- Briers grabs point for Wolves
- KC Stadium clash postponed
- Vikings v Saints: Teams
- Tigers v Rhinos: Teams
- Giants v Broncos: Teams
- Wildcats v Hull KR: Teams
- Warriors v Wolves: Teams
- Higham: Wolves looking sharp
- Hull FC v Bulls: Teams
- Briscoe set for Widnes return
- Ferres looking to beat London
- Lee expects more from Broncos
- Betts wary of Saints backlash
- Hauraki ready for face Rhinos