Sky Sports Media

Articles Written: 3

Recent Articles by Sky Sports Media

Korkidas guilty, free to play

RELEGATION-THREATENED Wakefield have been boosted by the news Michael Korkidas has been cleared to play in their vital clash with Bradford on Friday.The Australian forward was sent off against St Helens last Friday for head-butting Saints centre Jamie Lyon during Wakefield's 34-12 defeat at Knowsley Road.Despite being found guilty of illegal use of the head at the League's disciplinary committee, they also found that the sending off was punishment enough.The tough prop is therefore cleared to keep his ever-present record this season to face Bradford in a must-win encounter for the struggling Wildcats.Defeat against The Bulls will see Wakefield's relegation confirmed, but a point could yet set up a thrilling decider against Castleford next week.Wakefield will also be able to call upon the services of Darrell Griffin for the trip to The Grattan Stadium at Odsal after he completed a one-game ban.Source:

Anderson dismisses rumours

ST Helens coach Daniel Anderson has denied any truth in reports that he is set to leave the Super League leaders to join Australian club Sydney Roosters.

Preview: Huddersfield v Leeds (C. Cup)

DANNY McGuire will be given until an hour before kick-off to prove his fitness for Sunday's Challenge Cup semi-final at Odsal.The prolific Leeds and Great Britain stand-off suffered a shin injury in the defeat to St Helens last weekend but has been included in Tony Smith's initial squad.He will undergo a fitness test on Sunday and Smith said: "We will give him right up until the game."Lee Smith and Ian Kirke have been added to the group on duty against Saints while new signing Clinton Toopi will not arrive until after the game.Jamie Thackray is ineligible having played for Hull against Bradford in the fourth round.Huddersfield coach Jon Sharp has reported no fresh injury problems after the Giants Super League victory over Castleford.Paul Reilly needed eight stitches in a head wound after that tough encounter but he will be fit to play on Sunday.Loan signing Kevin Brown is ineligible so Sharp will have to make at least one change to his starting line-up.Challenge Cup Semi-Final, Sunday July 30Grattan (Odsal) Stadium, Bradford Kick Off: 1500 BST, live coverage on BBC2Leeds 18-man squad: Donald, Walker, Senior, Smith, McGuire, Burrow, Bailey, Diskin, Peacock, Lauitiiti, Ellis, Sinfield, Millard, Poching, Jones-Buchanan, Gibson, Scruton, KirkeHuddersfield (from): Reilly, Aspinwall, DeVere, Donlan, Thorman, Paul, Crabtree, Drew, Gannon, Nero, Snitch, Wild, Jones, Jackson, Smith, McDonald, Grayshon, Raleigh, Gardner, Hemmingway, Mason.Source:

Advertising Opportunities

  Latest Tweets

Advertising Opportunities