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Castleford

  • Super League
  • 8th Mar 2013
  • KO 20:00
  • Att: 11,852

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Props Josh Bowden and Liam Watts have been included in Hull FC's squad for the visit of Castleford Tigers to the KC Stadium on Friday.

Neither player has featured this season but their chance comes after Hull lost at Widnes last week to drop to 12th in the Super League table.

Stand-off Daniel Holdsworth has recovered from the head injury that kept him out of the previous two matches but scrum-half Brett Seymour is on leave after being involved in a car crash.

"If it's all plain sailing, you don't really see the true character in people but I've seen the character we have in the squad this week, and I know we have plenty to work with," Hull coach Peter Gentle told the club's official website.

"Going through a bit of adversity has probably brought us a bit closer together as a group too, there's strength and unity there and we've got to turn that into a siege mentality and hopefully it will help us win some games.

"The players know last week's performance wasn't up to standard but it's what we do off the back of that now that matters.

"We know the fans deserve better but the main motivation is more self-pride than anything. We let ourselves down and the only way to fix that is to play better."

Same again

Castleford Tigers coach Ian Millward is set to stick with the team that was pipped 28-22 by Wigan last Sunday.

Winger James Clare has been included in the Tigers' initial 19-man squad for the first time this season but is likely to be surplus to requirements on match day.

Hull squad: Arundel, Briscoe, Bowden, Galea, Heremaia, Holdsworth, Horne, Houghton, Johnson, Lineham, Lynch, McDonnell, O'Meley, Pitts, Tickle, Watts, Westerman, Whiting, Yeaman

Castleford squad: Carney, Shenton, Webster, Dixon, Chase, Ellis, Clark, Huby, Gilmour, Hauraki, Millington, Emmitt, Milner, Massey, Holmes, Thompson, Tansey, Clare, Mason

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Super League Table

Super League Table - July 20 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 21 32
2 Wigan Warriors 21 30
3 Leeds Rhinos 21 30
4 Castleford Tigers 21 29
5 Warrington Wolves 21 28
6 Huddersfield Giants 21 26
7 Catalan Dragons 21 23
8 Widnes Vikings 21 21
9 Hull K R 21 18
10 Salford Red Devils 21 17
11 Wakefield Wildcats 21 17
12 Hull FC 21 15
13 Bradford Bulls * 21 2
14 London Broncos 21 0
Forthcoming Super League Fixtures
TimeFixture
Super League
Thursday 24th July
20:00Hull vs Castleford
Friday 25th July
20:00Salford vs Leeds
20:00St Helens vs Widnes
Saturday 26th July
15:00London Broncos vs Hull K R
Sunday 27th July
15:00Bradford vs Wigan
15:00Huddersfield vs Catalan Dragons
15:00Warrington vs Wakefield
Thursday 31st July
20:00Wigan vs Salford
Friday 1st August
20:00Hull vs St Helens
20:00Leeds vs Bradford

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