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Summary

  1. Castleford Tigers 20-4 Catalans Dragons
  2. Huddersfield Giants 14-34 Salford Red Devils
  3. Hull KR 18-16 Hull FC

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Hull Kingston Rovers v Hull FC

    Team news and squads

    Hull KR host city rivals Hull FC in their opening match of the 2019 Super League season at Craven Park.

    Rovers include several new signings in their squad, including Josh Drinkwater, Kane Linnett and Weller Hauraki, while Joel Tomkins will captain the side.

    Hull FC are without England's Jake Connor, who is suspended.

    Albert Kelly (shoulder) and Fetuli Talanoa (knee) are among several injury absentees, but Marc Sneyd is likely to feature for the first time since July.

    Half-back Sneyd missed the end of the 2018 campaign with a knee problem.

    Hull KR finished 10th on their return to Super League last season and confirmed their top-flight status via the Qualifiers, while Hull FC were eighth at the end of the Super 8s.

    Hull KR:Hall, Crooks, Keinhorst, Shaw, McGuire, Mulhern, Masoe, Tomkins, Greenwood, Hauraki, Garbutt, Lee, Atkin, Vaivai, Addy, Lawler, Linnett, Drinkwater, Dagger.

    Hull FC:Shaul, Faraimo, Tuimavave, Griffin, Sneyd, Taylor, Houghton, Hadley, Minichiello, Thompson, Dawson-Jones, Matongo, Fash, Manu, Lane, Paea, Langtree, Litten, Washbrook.

  2. Huddersfield Giants v Salford Red Devils

    Team news and squads

    Huddersfield Giants head coach Simon Woolford has only named 18 players in his initial squad because of injuries.

    Akuila Uate could make his full debut for the Giants but winger Jermaine McGillvary (hamstring) is out until March.

    Salford Red Devils could give debuts to new signings Ken Sio and Gil Dudson.

    Kris Welham returns to the squad after missing the friendly with Wigan Warriors, while Logan Tomkins is back after missing the end of last season.

    Huddersfield Giants (from):McIntosh, Turner, Uate, Gaskell, Frawley, Leeming, Matagi, Murphy, Mellor, Lawrence, O'Brien, Roberts, Ta'ai, English, Ikahihifo, Walne, Senior, Wardle.

    Salford Red Devils (from):Evalds, Welham, Sa'u, Bibby, Lui, Mossop, Jones, Griffin, Flanagan, Lussick, Burke, McCarthy, Lakubuwai, Tomkins, Olpherts, Sio, Turgut, Hastings.

  3. Castleford Tigers v Catalans Dragons

    Team news and squads

    Castleford Tigers could give a debut to Jordan Rankin after he joined the club in a swap deal from Huddersfield Giants.

    Greg Eden and Ben Roberts both come into the squad after missing the friendly against Leeds Rhinos.

    Catalans Dragons will be without the injured Greg Bird (broken thumb) for the first month of the season.

    England international Sam Tomkins could make his debut for Les Dracs after joining from Wigan.

    Castleford Tigers (from):Clare, Clark, Cook, Eden, Foster, Massey, Mata'utia, McMeeken, McShane, Millington, Milner, Minikin, Moors, Rankin, Roberts, Sene-Lefao, Shenton, Trueman, Watts.

    Catalans Dragons (from):Gigot, Mead, Wiliame, Tierney, Langi, Smith, Casty, McIlorum, Moa, Edwards, Garcia, Bousquet, Simon, Jullien, Whitley, Da Costa, Goudemand, Baitieri, Tomkins.