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Leeds Rhinos vs Huddersfield Giants: Kick-off time, TV Channel and Team News

Leeds Rhinos take on Huddersfield Giants on Easter Sunday to wrap up Rivals Rounds.

The two sides have served up some classics in recent years. Many go back to their clash in 2015 which decided the League Leaders’ Shield but last year there was a draw and a last minute winner at Headingley.

Will we get the same drama today?

Kick-off time and TV channel

The game kicks off at 18:00 at Headingley.

TV coverage starts on Sky Sports Action and Sky Showcase from 17:45.

Team News

In terms of squad news, there is a major inclusion for the Rhinos who have been able to name star winger Ash Handley.

Handley has been absent since an ankle injury against Wakefield Trinity in Round Four after he scored a length of the field effort against Champions St Helens.

Coach Rohan Smith revealed midweek that he had a chance of playing.

The other big news is the absence of new signing Derrell Olpherts.

The winger struggled against Hull KR last week in the rain and isn’t included.

David Fusitu’a is out for six to eight weeks after suffering “a decent ankle” injury last week.

Liam Tindall could replace him with a first appearance of the season after starring for Bradford Bulls on dual registration.

Luis Roberts is also absent but Leon Ruan is named.

As for Huddersfield Giants, Will Pryce is named despite suffering an ankle injury that looked like leaving him out for weeks.

Ash Golding is out after picking up an injury against Salford Red Devils which will see him miss the next three months.

Jermaine McGillvary, Leroy Cudjoe and Jake Bibby will be gunning for the spot on the wing.

McGillvary has recovered from leg and shoulder injuries.

Harvey Livett also returns from injury

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