Rohan Smith makes bold Harry Newman decision

Tonight Castleford Tigers host Leeds Rhinos in what could be the perfect way to kickstart their season.

It is always a big game between two local rivals and the Jungle always creates a hostile atmosphere for the Rhinos.

However, the Tigers come into the game having lost their opening four games of the season and parted company with coach Lee Radford and with Andy Last taking interim charge.

Last has made it clear that he wants the job permanently and beating their big city rivals would be the perfect way to do so.

As for Leeds, they have won the last two and a win here should be expected and thus this becomes a chance to show that they can be consistent unlike recent seasons.

To do so, coach Rohan Smith has made a big call again with star player Harry Newman who played 25 minutes last week against Wakefield Trinity scoring with his first touch.

He starts despite much speculation that he would again feature on the bench.

He is the only change to the starting 13. In a surprise switch, outside back Luis Roberts is named on the bench perhaps as cover for Newman.

James Bentley again starts on the bench with Kruise Leeming not yet fit enough to feature. Sam Walters is unfortunate to drop out of the side.

As for the Tigers, former Leeds man Jack Broadbent moves back to centre after starting fullback last week.

Greg Eden takes over at fullback. Jason Qareqare is on the wing and Paul McShane returns to the side at nine.

Former Rhino Alex Mellor starts at second-row.

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