His fellow starting second-rower Zane Tetevano is beginning a two-match ban after being sent-off in that game.
The good news is second-rower James McDonnell’s likely return from an arm injury, while there could be a reshuffle in the backs as Aidan Sezer makes his comeback after recovering from quad muscle damage.
The big question could be over the bench as Smith decides whether to carry a back-up hooker or an outside-back. Here’s how Rhinos might line up.
1. Full-back: Richie Myler
At scrum-half last week, but will revert to full-back if the returning Aidan Sezer starts. Photo: Ed Sykes/SWpix.com
2. Wing: Nene MacDonald
Has made the position his own in recent weeks. Photo: Ed Sykes/SWpix.com
3. Centre: Harry Newman
Bagged a brilliant brace in last week's win at Wigan. Photo: Ed Sykes/SWpix.com
4. Centre: Rhyse Martin
Both last week's second-rowers are unavailable, but Martin will probably remain at centre. Photo: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com
5. Wing: Ash Handley
Will depend on the full-back situation, but will probably revert to wing from full-back. Photo: Ed Sykes/SWpix.com
6. Stand-off: Blake Austin
Outstanding in the second half of last week's win. Photo: Ed Sykes/SWpix.com