Catalans Dragons forced to take detour en route to Huddersfield Giants

Catalans Dragons have been forced to take a detour en route to Huddersfield Giants.

That was reported by the French side’s Twitter account who tweeted: “Due to the strong winds today in Perpignan, the take-off of the plane is impossible. The Dragons are therefore heading for Toulouse airport.”

Huddersfield were able to overcome a stubborn Barrow Raiders side last week in Cumbria whilst Catalans managed to withstand a strong Featherstone Rovers outfit.

In the league, the Giants have lost two games and the Dragons just one.

21-man squads for tonight’s game:

Huddersfield Giants

2 Jermaine McGillvary
4 Ricky Leutele
5 Ashton Golding
6 Tui Lolohea
7 Theo Fages
9 Danny Levi
10 Michael Lawrence
11 Josh Jones
13 Luke Yates
14 Matty English
15 Joe Greenwood
16 Jack Cogger
17 Owen Trout
18 Sebastine Ikahihifo
19 Adam O’Brien
20 Oliver Wilson
21 Leroy Cudjoe
23 Olly Russell
25. Innes Senior

Catalans Dragons

2. Tom Davies
3. Samisoni Langi
5. Fouad Yaha
7. Josh Drinkwater
8. Gil Dudson
11. Matt Whitley
12. Mike McMeeken
13. Benjamin Garcia
14. Alrix Da Costa
16. Paul Seguier
17. Mickael Goudemand
18. Matthieu Laguerre
19. Arthur Romano
20. Tyrone May
21. Corentin Le Cam
22. Dylan Napa
24. Mathieu Cozza
25. César Rouge
27. Joe Chan
28. Sam Kasiano
29. Sam Tomkins

Injury news

Tui Lolohea may be back for Huddersfield as will Theo Fages. There could also be a first appearance of the season for Jack Cogger. The likes of Sam Hewitt and George Roby all drop out from the 21-man squad. For Catalans, Benjamin Jullien returns following concussion protocols, but ther

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