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London and Huddersfield announce squads
London are without scrum-half Thomas Leuluai, who has a broken ankle, but welcome back stand-off Luke Dorn and include in their initial squad hooker John Clough, who has joined the club on loan from Salford.
Huddersfield have added rugby union convert Stephen Jones, young half-back Tom Hemingway and back rower Stuart Jones to last week?s squad and will play winger Lee Greenwood against his old club.
They are still without Michael De Vere, Paul Reilly, Ben Roarty and Stanley Gene.
London v Huddersfield, Griffin Park, Sunday July 24
London 20-man: Bradley-Qalilawa, Dorn, Clough, Haumono, Highton, Hopkins, Kirkpatrick, Lolohea, Lucky Luisi, McLinden, Mateo, Mbu, O?Halloran, Purdham, Smith, Stephenson, Sykes, Tookey, Trindall, Wells.
Huddersfield 20-man: O?Hare, Evans, Donlan, Thorman, March, Drew, Gannon, Nero, S. Jones, Smith, Crabtree, Grayshon, White, Jackson, Clayton, Hemingway, S. Jones, McDonald, Greenwood, St Hilaire.
Referee: A Klein
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Widnes and Hull announce squads
Widnes have suffered a body blow with stand-off Owen Craigie ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery but centre Adam Hughes is available after missing the last three games with a hamstring injury.
Hull trio Danny Washbrook, Danny Brough and Richard Whiting are all in contention to take over from suspended stand-off Paul Cooke, although 17-year-old Tommy Lee has also been named in the initial squad.
Full-back Shaun Briscoe and winger Nathan Blacklock remain sidelined with knee injuries while back rower Shayne McMenemy has not recovered from a shoulder injury and prop Paul King is rested ahead of next week?s Challenge Cup semi-final.
Widnes v Hull, The Halton Stadium, Sunday July 24
Widnes 20-man: Hughes, Emelio, Myler, O?Connor, Millard, J. O?Neill, Cassidy, Stankevitch, Finnigan, Hulse, Whitaker, Frame, Mills, Fa-alogo, Smith, Whittle, Holmes, Nash, Viane, J. O?Neill.
Hull 20-man: Barnett, Brough, Carvell, Chester, Dixon, Dowes, Higgins, G. Horne, R. Horne, Kearney, Lee, McNicholas, Raynor, Saxton, Swain, Thackray, Tony, Washbrook, Whiting, Yeaman.
Referee: R Laughton
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