Huddersfield Giants vs Salford Red Devils: Kick-off time, TV channel and predicted line-ups

A few weeks ago this would have seemed like a foregone conclusion, but Salford’s uptick in form coupled with Huddersfield shock and comprehensive defeat to Castleford the Giants look beatable here.

Salford have shown resolve all season especially last week and also have attacking prowess.

So, the Giants will have to be on top form to ensure they avoid defeat and don’t endure a repeat of their shock magic defeat to Salford 10 years ago.

Kick-off time and TV channel

The game kicks off at 13:00.

TV coverage comes courtesy of Sky Sports Action.

Huddersfield Giants
Granted after defeat it could be easy for Ian Watson to make changes but Watson will likely stick rather than twist due to the Giants’ great form throughout the season in general. Toby King will make his second start for his home town team and Theo Fages will likely return although his inclusion would sadly see Olly Russell left out. Speaking of Olivers, Oliver Wilson is a slight doubt after a knee injury last week and is likely one of the “niggles” Ian Watson mentioned in his press conference.

6 Tui Lolohea
25 Innes Senior
37 Toby King
21 Leroy Cudjoe
2 Jermaine McGillvary
1 Will Pryce
7 Theo Fages
20 Oliver Wilson
9 Danny Levi
17 Owen Trout
11 Josh Jones
12 Chris McQueen
13 Luke Yates
Substitutes
10 Michael Lawrence
15 Joe Greenwood
18 Sebastine Ikahihifo
5 Ashton Golding

Salford Red Devils
One of the questions for Salford sits on the wing. Will Joe Burgess be ready to replace Rhys Williams on the wing or will Williams again get the nod. Elsewhere, Greg Burke and Elijah Taylor are back in the fold and could give them more bite down the middle but who will be the unlucky players to miss out as consequence.

1 Ryan Brierley
2 Ken Sio
28 Deon Cross
4 Tim Lafai
22 Rhys Williams
6 Brodie Croft
7 Marc Sneyd
19 Jack Ormanroyd
9 Andy Ackers
29 Alex Gerrard
17 Harvey Livett
3 Kallum Watkins
13 Elijah Taylor
Substitutes
18 Chris Atkin
10 Greg Burke
26 Sam Luckley
32 Tyler Dupree

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