Super League preview: Warrington Wolves v Hull KR
Last Updated: 21/07/13 3:36pm
Two of Super League's most in-form sides meet on Sunday when Hull KR travel to Warrington Wolves, with both sides having won their last five matches.
Wolves are just two points adrift of league leaders Wigan Warriors while recent form has seen the Robins elevated to sixth in the Super League standings.
Tony Smith has named two changes to the Wolves squad which triumphed 44-24 over Huddersfield Giants last time out.
Glenn Riley joins the match-day squad while there is no room for Simon Grix as the hosts look to assert their authority in a tight top three.
Prop Brad Dwyer comes into Smith's 19-man party with Adrian Morley out of contention for the Round 22 clash.
Smith acknowledges the form of Hull KR and issues a thorough warning to his players that they must remain on the pulse if they are to prevail.
"They are a danger when on their game and have some terrific players right across the field," he said. "We expect a tough battle and we will need to be switched on for the full duration."
Similarly, Craig Sandercock has also made two changes to his Rovers side, which beat Salford City Reds 28-18 in the last round of fixtures.
Tyler Hepi joins the travelling party at the expense of outside back Adam Brown as the Robins look for a sixth successive victory.
Back row Corey Paterson is also left out of the squad with Sean Gleeson making the trip to the Halliwell Jones Stadium.
Wolves: C. Bridge, Briers, Carvell, Cooper, Currie, Dwyer, Harrison, Higham, Hill, Hodgson, McCarthy, J. Monaghan, M. Monaghan, Ratchford, C. Riley, G. Riley, Waterhouse, Williams, Wood.
Hull K R: Salter, Netherton, Walker, Gleeson, Tuimavave, Cox, Mika, Burns, Horne, Beaumont, Hall, Paea, D. Hodgson, Lovegrove, Dobson, Withers, Eden, Hepi, J. Hodgson.
First Utility Super League
Tue 30th Jun
Hull K R34 - 28Salford Red Devils
Wed 1st Jul
Wakefield WildcatsvsHull FC
Thu 2nd Jul
Warrington WolvesvsWigan Warriors
Fri 3rd Jul
Leeds RhinosvsSt Helens
Sun 5th Jul
Huddersfield Giants0 - 0Hull K R
Hull FC0 - 0Wakefield Wildcats
Salford Red Devils0 - 0Catalans Dragons
Castleford Tigers0 - 0Widnes Vikings
Thu 9th Jul
Wigan WarriorsvsLeeds Rhinos
Fri 10th Jul
St Helens0 - 0Huddersfield 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.
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- Depth charge
- Giants climb to the top
- Wolves too strong for Rovers
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- 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
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- City Reds v Dragons: Teams
- Rhinos v Wildcats: Teams
- Vikings v Broncos: Teams
- Bulls v Hull FC: Teams
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