Team News: Hull FC vs Huddersfield

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis is all set to make his Super League return after three months out injured.

Ellis has missed the last thirteen top flight games, having last featured in first grade against Castleford back in April. He made his comeback from injury for the Reserves this past weekend, playing around 50 minutes.

There’s another boost for Hull with Albert Kelly also included after missing last weeks game at Leeds, and there is also a welcome return for Chris Green. Jordan Thompson drops out from the squad, as does Jack Downs.

Former FC pivot Jordan Rankin meanwhile will feature against his old club for the first time.

Hull 19-man-squad: 1. Jamie Shaul, 2. Mahe Fonua, 3. Carlos Tuimavave, 4. Josh Griffin, 5. Fetuli Talanoa, 6. Albert Kelly, 7. Marc Sneyd, 8. Scott Taylor, 9. Danny Houghton, 10. Liam Watts, 12. Mark Minichiello, 13. Gareth Ellis, 14. Jake Connor, 15. Chris Green, 17. Danny Washbrook, 21. Sika Manu, 22. Josh Bowden, 28. Brad Fash, 29. Masimbaashe Matongo.

Huddersfield 19-man-squad: 2. Jermaine McGillvary, 3. Leroy Cudjoe, 4. Lee Gaskell, 6. Danny Brough, 8. Sam Rapira, 9. Ryan Hinchcliffe, 10. Shannon Wakeman, 12. Dale Ferguson, 14. Kruise Leeming, 15. Sebastiane Ikahihifo, 16. Oliver Roberts, 17. Ukuma Ta’ai, 18. Paul Clough, 22. Tyler Dickinson, 24. Darnell McIntosh, 30. Alex Mellor, 31. Adam O’Brien, 33. Martyn Ridyard, 35. Jordan Rankin.

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