Amateur RL: Pivotal points to be earned by city sides at both ends of the ladder

Richard Wheelhouse.
Richard Wheelhouse.
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LEEDS TEAMS face vital games at both ends of the National Conference Division One table tomorrow.

Second-placed Hunslet Club Parkside will travel to Castleford’s Lock Lane without eight first-team regulars who are away on a stag weekend. Mark Stubley, Jack Kirmond, Jack Carvill and James Milburn are recalled, alongside Jay Cunningham and Jake Corney.

Hunslet Warriors' Daryl Gaunt.

Hunslet Warriors' Daryl Gaunt.

Eighth-placed Hunslet Warriors are away to Shaw Cross Sharks, who are seventh place.

Caldon Bravo, Lloyd Templeton and inspirational half-back Richard Wheelhouse will return for Warriors, but Ben Gale and Daryl Gaunt are unavailable and full-back Gary McClelland is in doubt due to a head injury.

Kieran Webster (knee), Richard Hulme (thumb) and Dwayne Barker (biceps) have been ruled out of third-placed Milford Marlins’ home game against York Acorn.

Joe Tharme and Robin Wilkes are unavailable, but centre Steve Bacon, hooker Josh Parle, club captain Andy Barker and back-rower Scott Watson are all back in contention.

Division Two leaders Oulton Raiders visit Leigh East and second-placed East Leeds play host to Askam.

Easts will be close to full-strength with Shane Plunkett back from holiday and Lee Priestley and Tim Norfolk available following work commitments.

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