Hull FC v Hull KR (R9) preview

Hull FC are boosted by the return of chief playmaker Paul Cooke for the hotly-anticipated derby clash with Hull Kingston Rovers.

Cooke has missed the last five matches with a hamstring injury. Coach Peter Sharp also looks set to recall second rower Danny Tickle and prop Paul King at the expense of Wayne Godwin and Graeme Horne.

Rovers welcome back captain and scrum-half James Webster, who has missed the last three games with an ankle injury, while coach Justin Morgan has dropped full-back Ben Cockayne and centre Gareth Morton following Friday