Nine players return for Leeds ahead of semi-final

Leeds Rhinos 22-14 Leigh Centurions

Nine players have returned to Leeds 19-man squad for Saturday’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Hull FC.

Ryan Hall, Stevie Ward, Kallum Watkins, Danny McGuire, Joel Moon, Matt Parcell, Adam Cuthberston, Liam Sutcliffe and Brett Ferres are all back for the game in Doncaster.

Brian McDermott fielded a young side in their last game against Wigan, with the Rhinos head coach not risking a number of his key players in preparation for this week.

Hull boss Lee Radford has named an unchanged team, with captain Gareth Ellis available after getting valuable game-time under his belt last week.

Leeds Rhinos 19-man squad:

Golding, Briscoe, Watkins, Moon, Hall, McGuire, Parcell, Culbertson, Jones-Buchanan, Ablett, Ward, Sutcliffe, Singleton, Garbutt, Keinhorst, Ferres, Mullally, Lilley and Jordan-Roberts.

Hull FC 19-man squad: 

Shaul, Fonua, Tuimavave, Griffin, Talanoa, Kelly, Sneyd, Taylor, Houghton, Watts, Minichiello, Ellis, Connor, Green, Washbrook, Manu, Bowden, Fash and Matongo.