Super League preview: Salford City Reds v Catalan Dragons
Last Updated: 20/07/13 4:35pm
Catalan Dragons will be looking to put their Tetley's Challenge Cup disappointment behind them against Salford City Reds in Super League action on Friday night.
The French club, who sit fifth in the standings, bowed out of the prestigious competition last Saturday with a 24-13 defeat to Hull FC on home soil.
The City Reds had last weekend off and head coach Brian Noble will be hoping his team can secure just their sixth league victory in their 22nd match of the campaign.
Noble has not made any changes to the squad that conceded 22 second-half points last time out in a 28-18 loss at Hull KR.
The Reds are looking for a first win at the Salford City Stadium since they beat Widnes at the end of May.
Dragons boss Laurent Frayssinous has made changes with William Barthau, Elliott Whitehead, Mathias Pala and Thibaut Margalet coming in contention.
Brent Webb, Olivier Elima, Louis Anderson, Jason Baitieri, remain sidelined while Julian Bousquet is suspended and will play no part
Leon Pryce, Damien Blanch, Mickael Simon and Jamal Fakir have all dropped out of Catalan's 19-man squad
Salford City Reds: Broughton, Gibson, Gleeson, Gaskell, D. Williams, Ashurst, Dixon, Wild, Godwin, McPherson, James, Neal, Fages, Sneyd, McGoldrick, Griffin, Jewitt, A. Walne, Emmitt.
Catalan Dragons: Taia, Bosc, Dureau, Henderson, Casty, Menzies, Mounis, Barthau, Maria, Pelissier, Larroyer, Millard, Pala, Paea, Duport, Vaccari, Escare, Margalet, Whitehead.
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 22
Leeds welcome back England captain Kevin Sinfield in Friday's re-arranged Super League game at Wakefield.
Three Salford players have been given bans in the wake of Friday's stormy Super League game against Catalan Dragons.
Wigan coach Shaun Wane defended his decision to field a weakened side despite suffering a 22-16 defeat to St Helens.
- St Helens edge out Wigan
- Eight facing punching charges
- Depth charge
- Giants climb to the top
- Wolves too strong for Rovers
- Saints v Warriors: Teams
- Betts salutes young Vikings
- City Reds boss hails best win
- Agar looks ahead after loss
- Lawton treble downs Broncos
- Rhinos keep Wildcats at bay
- Salford heap misery on Dragons
- Bulls revive play-off hopes
- Burrow on the air
- Wolves v Hull KR: Teams
- Giants v Tigers: Teams
- Rhinos v Wildcats: Teams
- Vikings v Broncos: Teams
- Bulls v Hull FC: Teams
- Sammut targets Hull FC clash