Bulls’ coach Lowes has no fitness worries ahead of Trinity showdown

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Visiting Bradford Bulls coach James Lowes will select his side for today’s million pound game at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats from a fully-fit squad.

Kingstone Press Championship player of the year Lee Gaskell – who suffered kidney damage during Bulls’ defeat at Belle Vue in August – is set to start after making a successful comeback off the bench in last Saturday’s home defeat by Halifax.

Nine players – Adam O’Brien, Adam Sidlow, Adrian Purtell, Dale Ferguson, Dane Nielsen, Danny Williams, Danny Addy, Jake Mullaney and Tom Olbison – could return today after being rested last week.

Ryan Shaw, Omari Caro, Adam Henry, James Clare, James Mendeika, Vila Halafihi and Dan Fleming make way.

Super League side Wildcats are without injured prop Scott Anderson (knee) and Ben Kavanagh has also dropped out from the side beaten at Sheffield Eagles last week.

Anthony Mullally, Anthony Walker, Jordan Tansey and Scott Moore are all in line for a recall.

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats: from Jowitt, Lyne, Tupou, Arundel, Johnstone, Miller, Godinet, Yates, Sio, Scruton, Simon, Washbrook, Annakin, Lauitiiti, Kirmond, Mullally, Walker, Tansey, Moore.

Bradford Bulls: from O’Brien, Sidlow, Purtell, Mellor, Ferguson, Nielsen, Addy, Williams, Lauaki, Siejka, Mullaney, Pitts, Baile, Gaskell, Ryan, Blythe, Clough, Crossley, Olbison.

Referee: Richard Silverwood (Mirfield). Kick-off: Today, 2.50pm.

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