The first West Yorkshire match-up of the new season sees Huddersfield Giants take on Leeds Rhinos at the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday.
Head Coach Simon Woolford has made two changes from last week’s win over Catalans Dragons. Jake Wardle and Ollie Wilson drop out of the squad. They are replaced by Tom Holmes and Jordan Turner.
They remain without former Rhino Ashton Golding.
21-man-squad: 2 Jermaine McGillvary, 4 Jordan Turner, 5 Darnell McIntosh, 6 Lee Gaskell, 7 Aidan Sezar, 8 James Gavet, 9 Adam O’Brien, 10 Suiaia Matagi, 11 Joe Wardle, 12 Kenny Edwards, 13 Michael Lawrence, 14 Matty English, 16 Aaron Murphy, 17 Ukuma Ta’ai, 18 Paul Clough, 22 Tom Holmes, 23 Oliver Russell, 24 Innes Senior, 25 Louis Senior, 27 Sam Wood, 28 Adam Walne.
The Rhinos have made just one change to their 21-man-squad as Ava Seumanufagai replaces captain Stevie Ward in the squad. Rhyse Martin will captain the side.
They remain without winger Tom Briscoe.
21-man-squad: 1 Jack Walker, 3 Harry Newman, 4 Konrad Hurrell, 5 Ash Handley, 6 Rob Lui, 7 Luke Gale, 8 Ava Seumanufagai, 10 Matt Prior, 11 Alex Mellor, 12 Rhyse Martin, 14 Brad Dwyer. 15 Liam Sutcliffe, 16 Richie Myler, 17 Adam Cuthbertson, 19 Mikolaj Oledski, 21 Rhys Evans, 22 Cameron Smith, 23 Callum McLelland, 24 Luke Briscoe, 25 James Donaldson, 28 Tom Holroyd.