Castleford play Hull KR looking for second victory since lockdown

Castleford Tigers face Hull KR in the first match of the latest Super League round.

The Tigers are looking for their second win since lockdown, and a reaction from their 48-6 beating against the Robins’ city rivals Hull FC.

As for the Robins, they will be hoping to build on last week’s victory against Salford Red Devils.

The match kicks off at 5.30pm, and the referee will be Gareth Hewer.

Team News

Castleford have made four changes to the side beaten by Hull FC on Sunday.

Derrell Olpherts, Greg Eden, Daniel Smith and Dan Fleming all return to the 21-man squad.

Tyla Hepi is suspended, while Gareth O’Brien, Matt Cook and Brad Graham all drop out.

Hull KR make three changes to the side that beat Salford last week.

Will Dagger, Nathaniel Peteru and Dan Murray come into the squad, to replace Mitch Garbutt, Matty Storton and Ryan Brierley. It is believed Garbutt has played his last game for the Robins.

He is set to join Toulouse in the off-season, and he has been ruled out with an elbow injury.

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