Hull KR vs Hull FC: 21-man squads, injury news, kick-off time & TV details

What better way to end the Magic Weekend than with arguably the biggest rivalry in Super League? The Hull derby has produced some brilliant moments over the years, and the quality of the two sides is arguably as similar as it has ever been.

The big change for Rovers will be the absence of Tony Smith, as he was sacked after their defeat to Toulouse. But with Danny McGuire taking charge, the change will not be too drastic, and morale will not have taken too much of a knock. The challenge is still a significant one, as regardless of form, games like this tend to bring out the best in a team.

Having been considered the ‘big brother’ of this rivalry for years, the black and whites would like to try to re-establish their dominance, especially given the result last time these sides met. Winless in the last four, and with lots of teams breathing down their neck, they need a win to avoid relinquishing their sixth spot.

21-man squads

Hull KR
1. Lachlan Coote
2. Ben Crooks
4. Shaun Kenny-Dowall
8. Albert Vete
9. Matt Parcell
11. Dean Hadley
14. Jez Litten
16. Korbin Sims
17. Elliot Minchella
18. Jimmy Keinhorst
19. Will Dagger
20. Mikey Lewis
21. Rowan Milnes
22. Will Maher
23. Ethan Ryan
23. Sam Wood
25. Greg Richards
27. Frankie Halton
28. Will Tate
31. Connor Moore
34. Zach Fishwick

Hull FC
4. Josh Griffin
5. Darnell McIntosh
7. Luke Gale
9. Danny Houghton
10. Chris Satae
13. Jordan Lane
14. Joe Lovodua
17. Brad Fash
20. Jack Brown
23. Connor Wynne
27. Jacob Hookem
28. Aidan Burrell
29. Jamie Shaul
30. Scott Taylor
31. Charlie Severs
34. Davy Litten
35. Matty Laidlaw
36. Jack Walker
37. Josh Simm
38. Ellis Longstaff
39. Lewis Martin

Injury news

Ryan Hall is still out due to a rib cartilage issue, as well as George King who suffered a hamstring injury against Huddersfield. Matty Storton is not in the squad, after dislocating his toe against Toulouse.

Cameron Scott is out for Hull FC due to an adductor injury. Ligi Sao, Kane Evans and Jordan Johnstone are all absent from the 21 due to suspension.

Kick-off time and TV details

The game will kick off at 17:30 on Sunday, and will be shown live on Sky Sports Action.

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