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Leeds

  • McGuire, Hall (2), Watkins, Mcshane,
    Goals: Sinfield (4),
28 - 22

Warrington

  • Monaghan (2), Atkins, Myler,
    Goals: Hodgson (3),
  • Super League
  • 7th Apr 2013
  • KO 18:45
  • Att: 15,059

Super League: Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves

Last updated: 7th April 2013   Subscribe to RSS Feed

Tony Smith Warrington Wolves

Tony Smith: expecting another close encounter

Zak Hardaker Leeds Rhinos

Zak Hardaker: not featured since Super League round two

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Full-back Zak Hardaker is set to return to the Leeds side for Sunday's clash with Warrington at Headingley after recovering from a thumb injury.

Hardaker has been out of action since suffering a fracture against Salford back in Super League round two. He replaces Joe Vickery, who has been ruled out with a hamstring injury.

The Rhinos are also without combative prop Ryan Bailey, who begins a four-match suspension following his sending-off in last week's win at Catalan, but forward Kylie Leuluai returns to the squad.

Brett Delaney and Ian Kirke both came off with injuries against the Dragons and are doubtful, although the pair are named in the Rhinos' 19-man squad.

Recall

Warrington recall winger Chris Riley and hooker Mickey Higham, who were both rested against London on Easter Monday.

Back-rower Tyrone McCarthy is back in contention for a place after being named in the Wolves' 19-man squad.

Sunday's game is a repeat of last year's Challenge Cup final and Grand Final and with just two points separating the sides in the table, Wolves boss Tony Smith is expecting another close encounter against his former club in front of the Sky Sports cameras.

Smith told the Warrington club website: "They pose some threats to us and we pose threats to them as well. It should be a good contest like we've had in the past.

"Sometimes we've gone there and done well but we've also been on the other end of it as well. But that's all memories - it's what we do on Sunday evening that counts and hopefully it will be a good one for us this week."

Leeds squad: Hardaker, Watkins, Moon, Hall, McGuire, Burrow, Leuluai, McShane, Peacock, Jones-Buchanan, Ablett, Sinfield, Ward, Delaney, Kirke, Clarkson, Achurch, Moore, Singleton

Warrington squad: Atkins, Bridge, Carvell, Cooper, Currie, Grix, Harrison, Higham, Hill, Hodgson, McCarthy, J Monaghan, M Monaghan, Myler, Ratchford, Riley, Waterhouse, Westwood, Wood

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Super League Table - September 14 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 27 38
2 Wigan Warriors 27 37
3 Huddersfield Giants 27 37
4 Castleford Tigers 27 36
5 Warrington Wolves 27 35
6 Leeds Rhinos 27 32
7 Catalan Dragons 27 29
8 Widnes Vikings 27 27
9 Hull K R 27 23
10 Salford Red Devils 27 23
11 Hull FC 27 22
12 Wakefield Wildcats 27 21
13 Bradford Bulls * 27 10
14 London Broncos 27 2
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