Wheeldon and Thackeray back in Featherstone Rovers squad for Doncaster tie

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup
Ladbrokes Challenge Cup

SCOTT Wheeldon and Anthony Thackeray look set to make long-awaited returns to Featherstone Rovers action this weekend after being included in head coach John Duffy’s King Street Solicitors 19-man squad ahead of Sunday’s trip to Doncaster (kick-off 3.00pm).

Victory for Duffy’s side will see Featherstone advance into the sixth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

Josh Hardcastle is also back in contention after serving a one-match suspension, with Danny Maskill returning to the Rovers’ pre-match line-up.

Mitch Clark, Harry Newman and Jansin Turgut have been called back to their parent clubs to avoid becoming cup tied, while Ian Hardman is rested.

The King Street Solicitors 19-man Squad is: Shaun Robinson, Misi Taulapapa, Luke Briscoe, Martyn Ridyard, Anthony Thackeray, Scott Wheeldon, Keal Carlile, Richard Moore, Connor Farrell, John Davies, James Lockwood, Matty Wildie, Gareth Hock, Luke Cooper, Tom Holmes, Josh Hardcastle, Brad Knowles, Sam Brooks, Danny Maskill.