Leeds Rhinos v Wakefield Wildcats: Latest team news

Brad Singleton.
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Leeds Rhinos have made late changes to their Boxing Day Heatshot Festive Challenge line-up.

Luke Briscoe, who missed most of last season due to injury, starts on the right-wing in place of James Duckworth (hamstring). Ian Kirke, who was due to start at prop, has a rib problem so Mitch Achurch moves from loose-forward to the front-row, Brett Delaney will start at No 13 and Alex Foster comes into the second-row. The England contingent has yet returned to training, Brad Singleton, above, and Danny McGuire are suspended and Jamie Jones-Buchanan, Stevie Ward and Jimmy Keinhorst remain injured.

Wakefield have called up Tom Johnston from their academy ranks to start on the left-wing and n signings Paul McShane, Richard Moore and Daniel Smith will feature against their former club.

Leeds Rhinos: Jones-Bishop, L Briscoe, Minns, Moon, Handley, Sutcliffe, Hardaker, Achurch, Aiton, Bailey, Clarkson, Foster, Delaney. Subs Minchella, R Ward, Milton, White, Walters.

Wakefield: Mathers, Fox, L Smith, Lyne, Johnstone, Sykes, Wildie, Tautai, McShane, Moore, Walshaw, Kirmond, Trout. Subs Goulding, Washbrook, Lauitiiti, Shulver, D Smith, Anakin.

Referee: Joseph Cobb (Leigh).

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