Hull FC v Hull KR: 21-man-squad and injury news

Hull FC and Hull KR will finally do battle on Saturday at the MKM Stadium, as part of the Super League’s Rivals Round.

The previous derby fixture did not go ahead, despite trying to fit the match in on two different dates. The first date saw a Hull KR outbreak scupper it, while Hull FC had an outbreak for the second postponement.

The Black and Whites will be hoping to bounce back this week, after defeat in the south of France against Catalans Dragons last week. Meanwhile, Hull KR will hope to keep their momentum after beating Wigan Warriors.

It is set to be the first derby in front of fans since February 2020.

The match is due to kick off at 3pm, and will be live on Sky Sports.

Hull FC

Hull will welcome six important players back to their squad. Jake Connor, Jamie Shaul, Marc Sneyd, Andre Savelio, Jordan Johnstone and Connor Wynne are all back in contention after injuries and suspensions respectively. Youngsters Marcus Walker, Joel Speed, Jacob Hookem and Will Wallis drop out, as Brett Hodgson is able to name a 21-man-squad this week.

21-man-squad: 1 Jake Connor, 2 Bureta Faraimo, 3 Carlos Tuimavave, 6 Josh Reynolds, 7 Marc Sneyd, 8 Scott Taylor, 9 Danny Houghton, 11 Andre Savelio, 12 Manu Ma’u, 13 Ligi Sao, 14 Jordan Johnstone, 15 Joe Cator, 16 Jordan Lane, 17 Brad Fash, 19 Ben McNamara, 20 Jack Brown, 21 Adam Swift, 22 Josh Bowden, 23 Connor Wynne, 24 Cameron Scott, 29 Jamie Shaul.

Hull KR

Tony Smith has made just one enforced change to the side that beat Wigan last time out. Ethan Ryan has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a wrist injury. Mikey Lewis replaces him, after missing out last week under concussion protocols.

21-man-squad: 2 Ben Crooks, 3 Greg Minikin, 4 Shaun Kenny-Dowall, 5 Ryan Hall, 8 Albert Vete, 9 Matt Parcell, 10 Korbin Sims, 11 Brad Takairangi, 12 Kane Linnett, 14 Jez Litten, 15 George Lawler, 16 George King, 18 Matty Storton, 20 Mikey Lewis, 24 Joe Keyes, 25 Rowan Milnes, 26 Will Maher, 27 Luis Johnson, 28 Muizz Mustapha, 30 Will Tate, 33 Jimmy Keinhorst.

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