Richard Agar has named the quartet of Danny Kirmond, Andy Raleigh, Dean Collis and Taulima Tautai in his 19-man squad for Friday’s clash with the Rhinos (kick-off: 8pm).
Kirmond looks set to shake off the knee injury that forced him from the field early at Headingley Carnegie to lead the team out whilst Raleigh was boosted by the news that he hadn’t suffered a fractured cheekbone as first feared and will be in contention to take on the Champions.
There could also be a return for centre Collis and forward Tautai following hamstring and thumb injuries respectively. Collis missed last week’s game as he continued his rehabilitation from a recurrence of a troublesome muscle injury.
Tautai has been out of action since only his second Wildcats appearance against Wigan Warriors in June. The returning duo replace Bobbie Goulding and Chris Annakin from the squad named this time last week.
The squad in full is:
Tickets for Friday’s game are selling quickly and after last Friday’s match drew the biggest rugby league crowd of the weekend anywhere in the world, supporters are advised to purchase in advance to avoid disappointment and to beat the matchday queues.
Purchase by visiting the Wildcats Ridings Centre Store, the Rapid Solicitors Stadium Box Office, by calling 01924 201548/211611 or buy online.
Any supporters with tickets for the original fixture scheduled for March are advised that these remain valid for Friday.
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