Halifax RLFC vs Salford Red Devils The Qualifiers Round 3 Preview

Salford's new imports seem to have done the trick for the Super League side, currently sat at the top of the Qualifiers table and almost certain to avoid the drop and the dreaded million pound game. Halifax currently sitting bottom of the table after a close loss to Toronto and a slightly larger loss to Toulouse.

The last time these two sides faced off was back in 2015, this was a comfortable Salford win at a score of 50-28. Going on recent form Salford have won their last 3 games while Halifax are in search of their first win in 3 games when they face Salford, making the visitors the form team in this fixture.

Halifax were forced to add yet another back to the injury list last week, Steve Tyrer the latest casualty, his place goes to the returning Adam Tangata, the forward returning from injury as the only change to the 19. Luke Burgess is back after 4 weeks out with a knee injury for the Red Devils, Daniel Murray and Tyrone McCarthy all return to the 19 man squad.

Halifax RLFC :Jordan Baldwinson, Chester Butler, Liam Cooper, Jacob Fairbank, Dan Fleming, Shane Grady, Simon Grix, Ben Heaton, Ben Johnston, Sion Jones, Ben Kaye, Will Maher, Brandon Moore, Kieren Moss, Scott Murrell, Will Sharp, Adam Tangata, Sam Wood, James Woodburn-Hall

Salford Red Devils: Kris Welham, Junior Sa’u, Niall Evalds, Robert Lui, Josh Jones, Mark Flanagan, Lama Tasi, Ryan Lannon, Luke Burgess, Tyrone McCarthy, Ben Nakubuwai, Josh Wood, Derrell Olpherts, Jake Bibby, Daniel Murray, Ed Chamberlain, Greg Burke, Jackson Hastings, Joey Lussick


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