Preview | Salford Red Devils V Leeds Rhinos | Friday 3rd May

Preview | Salford Red Devils V Leeds Rhinos | Friday 3rd May

by | May 2, 2019

Salford Red Devils will be looking for a home comeback as we host Leeds Rhinos tomorrow at the The Salford Stadium (kick-off 7:45 PM).

 Last time out

It was a positive trip to London for the Red Devils last Saturday as the team equalled their record for most away wins of a Super League season with a 10-30 victory against London Broncos.
Joey Lussick opened the scoring in the seventh minute before Niall Evalds scored his 66thSuper League try for Salford, setting a new club record.
Salford had a 24-0 lead at half time with Daniel Murray and Jackson Hastings also going over in the first half.
London fought back in the second half with Rhys Williams and Matt Fleming scoring for the Broncos, but Lee Mossop secured the Salford win on his return to the squad.


Leeds Rhinos also had a huge 22-0 advantage at half time in their Sunday fixture against Hull Kingston Rovers.
With two tries from Ash Handley and a further two from Tom Briscoe and Jack Walker, Leeds sat comfortably in the lead before the second half.
Hull KR fought back ferociously in the second-half but Leeds were able to hold off for the win, despite a last minute try from Weller Hauraki to bring the score to 28-24.

Form

Salford have shown strength over the past few fixtures with impressive away wins at Warrington and London.
The Red Devils will be looking for a win at home following a close defeat to Wigan Warriors at the The Salford Stadium.
Leeds are currently sat four point behind Salford at 10thin the tableafter struggling to find their footing this 2019 Betfred Super League season.
The Rhinos will be aiming to get their first consecutive win of the season at the The Salford Stadium after winning just four of 13 games.

Head-to-head

Salford’s scrum half Jackson Hastings has made his mark on the club since joining in July 2018.
Scoring 10 tries so far this season, it is not surprising that Hastings is currently ranking in join second for Steve Prescott Man of Steel.
Hastings will go head-to-head with Richie Myler in tomorrow’s clash at the The Salford Stadium.

Team News

Welsh International Gil Dudson has been named in Head Coach Ian Watson’s 19-man squad to replace Logan Tomkins.
After suffering an injury when the Red Devils hosted Wigan Warriors on Easter Monday, Dudson did not feature in last weekend’s 30-10 victory over London Broncos.

Squad

Salford: Niall Evalds, Kris Welham, Jake Bibby, Rob Lui, Lee Mossop, Josh Wood, Gil Dudson, Josh Jones, George Griffin, Mark Flanagan, Joey Lussick, Adam Walker, Greg Burke, Tyrone McCarthy, Ben Nakubuwai, Dan Murray, Derrell Olpherts, Krisnan Inu, Jackson Hastings.
Leeds: Tom Briscoe, Kallum Watkins, Konrad Hurrell, Ash Handley, Tui Lolohea, Richie Myler, Adam Cuthbertson, Matt Parcell, Brad Singleton, Trent Merrin, Liam Sutcliffe, Nathaniel Peteru, Mikolaj Oledzki, Jamie Jones-Buchanan, Cameron Smith, James Donaldson, Harry Newman, Owen Trout, Wellington Albert.
Tickets are available from the The Salford Stadium ticket office, over the phone at 0161 786 1570 or online HERE.

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