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Great Britain captain Paul Sculthorpe will make his comeback from injury in St Helens? home game against Castleford.
The Saints captain has not played since August, after undergoing major knee surgery, and was a frustrated spectator as his side opened their engage Super League campaign with a 40-16 win at Harlequins on Saturday.
Sculthorpe will be up against younger brother Danny, who joined Castleford from Wigan in the close season. New Zealand international back rower Vinnie Anderson is also set to return on Friday, after recovering from a thumb operation.
But St Helens will be without second rower Jon Wilkin and prop Paul Anderson because of injury.
St Helens v Castleford, Knowsley Road, Friday February 18, Kick-off 8pm
St Helens 18-man squad: V. Anderson, Cayless, Cunningham, Fa'asavalu, Fozzard, Gardner, Gilmour, Graham, Hardman, Hooper, Long, Lyon, Meli, Pryce, Roby, Sculthorpe, Talau, Wellens.
Castleford 18-man squad: Platt, Shenton, Dyer, Blanch, Kain, Sculthorpe, Henderson, Nutley, Mason, Roarty, Bird, Huby, Fletcher, A. Smith, Viane, Fa'aoso, McGoldrick, Ward.
Referee: R Laughton