Preview | Salford Red Devils V Hull Kingston rovers | Saturday 11 May

Salford Red Devils take a break from Super League as they host Hull Kingston Rovers at the AJ Bell Stadium for round six of the Coral Challenge Cup on Saturday 11 May.

Last time out

The Red Devils will be looking to continue on from last week’s win against Leeds Rhinos at the AJ Bell Stadium.

Rob Lui and Jackson Hastings lead the way as Salford dominated the game to finish with a 28-16 home victory.

Lee Mossop opened the scoring in the first 10 minutes of the game; while Adam Walker, Rob Lui and Joey Lussick also went over to secure the win for the Red Devils

Hull Kingston Rovers were not so lucky after suffering a 26-42 loss at home against St Helens.

Despite tries from Danny Addy, Ryan Shaw, Jimmy Keinhorst and Will Oaks, the Robins failed to hold off against Saints, conceding eight tries in total.

Form

Salford are currently six points ahead of Hull KR, sitting at sixth place in the Betfred Super League table.

The Red Devils have improved both their home and away form since an impressive 76-6 win over Rochdale Hornets in the previous round of the Coral Challenge Cup.

Hull KR are currently suffering on a fourth straight losing streak in Super League following their 14-10 victory over Leigh Centurions in their last cup match.

Team News

This week’s 19-man squad sees the return of Ken Sio following seven weeks out due to injury. He will replace Mark Flanagan with the rest of the squad remaining unchanged from last week’s meeting with Leeds Rhinos.

Squad

Salford: Evalds, Welham, Bibby, Lui, Mossop, Wood, Dudson, Jones, Griffin, Lussick, Walker, Burke, McCarthy, Nakubuwai, Murray, Olpherts, Sio, Inu, Hastings.

Hull KR: Hall, Crooks, Keinhorst, Shaw, McGuire, Mulhern, Lunt, Tomkins, Hauraki, Atkin, Vaivai, Addy, Lawler, Lannon, Linnett, Drinkwater, Dagger, Harrison, Rooks.