Super League preview: Salford City Reds v Huddersfield Giants
Last Updated: 29/03/13 2:59pm
Salford interim coach Alan Hunte will be hoping his side can build on last week's encouraging performance against St Helens as they prepare to face table-toppers Huddersfield.
The Reds gave Saints a real scare before succumbing to a narrow 14-10 loss at Langtree Park last Friday to give themselves renewed belief heading into the Easter double-header.
Hunte has handed a first senior call-up to centre Edwin Okanga-Ajwang, and the youngster will be vying with Nial Evalds to take the place of injured winger Danny Williams.
Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson will be hoping for a positive response from his troops after their resounding 28-2 reversal at Warrington last time out.
Having been recalled from his loan spell at Batley, prop Anthony Mullally gets a spot in Anderson's party in place of the rested Larne Patrick.
Meanwhile, 18-year-old back-rower Peter Aspinall is named in the senior squad for the first time this season.
Salford 19-man squad: Broughton, Gibson, Howarth, Foran, Ashurst, Dixon, Wild, Godwin, Nero, Boyle, James, Neal, Fages, Sneyd, Owen, Evalds, Griffin, Murphy, Okanga-Ajwang
Huddersfield 19-man squad: 1 Scott Grix, 3 Leroy Cudjoe, 4 Joe Wardle, 5 Jermaine McGillvary, 6 Danny Brough, 7 Luke Robinson, 8 Eorl Crabtree, 9 Shaun Lunt, 10 Craig Kopczak, 11 Brett Ferres, 13 David Faiumu, 18 Aaron Murphy, 19 Jamie Cording, 20 Jacob Fairbank, 21 Dale Ferguson, 22 Anthony Mullally, 23 Matty Dawson, 25 Peter Aspinall, 29 Stuart Fielden
First Utility Super League
Tue 30th Jun
Hull K R34 - 28Salford Red Devils
Wed 1st Jul
Wakefield Wildcats26 - 16Hull FC
Thu 2nd Jul
Warrington Wolves17 - 6Wigan Warriors
Fri 3rd Jul
Leeds Rhinos46 - 18St Helens
Sun 5th Jul
Huddersfield Giants32 - 14Hull K R
Hull FC31 - 24Wakefield Wildcats
Salford Red Devils18 - 14Catalans Dragons
Castleford Tigers34 - 20Widnes Vikings
Thu 9th Jul
Wigan WarriorsvsLeeds Rhinos
Fri 10th Jul
St HelensvsHuddersfield Giants
Sun 12th Jul
Hull FC0 - 0Castleford Tigers
Salford Red Devils0 - 0Hull K R
Wakefield Wildcats0 - 0Warrington Wolves
Widnes Vikings0 - 0Catalans Dragons
Thu 16th Jul
Warrington WolvesvsSt Helens
Fri 17th Jul
Hull K RvsHull FC
Leeds Rhinos0 - 0Salford Red Devils
Wigan Warriors0 - 0Widnes Vikings
Sat 18th Jul
Catalans DragonsvsHuddersfield Giants
Sun 19th Jul
Wakefield Wildcats0 - 0Castleford Tigers
Thu 23rd Jul
Hull FCvsWigan Warriors
Fri 24th Jul
St Helens0 - 0Hull K R
Sun 26th Jul
Huddersfield Giants0 - 0Wakefield Wildcats
Leeds Rhinos0 - 0Catalans Dragons
Widnes Vikings0 - 0Salford Red Devils
Castleford Tigers0 - 0Warrington Wolves
Super League 2013, round nine
Wakefield have been confirmed as winners of their Good Friday derby against Castleford by the Rugby Football League.
Wakefield coach Richard Agar expects his side to be handed the points after the game with Castleford was abandoned.
Wakefield Wildcats defeated Castleford Tigers 37-16 in a match abandoned seven minutes before the end.
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- Warriors claim bragging rights
- No whingeing from McDermott
- Bulls deny Rhinos at the death
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