Fylde Hawks sit in 2nd place in the Cotton Traders Premier Division after three excellent wins in the four fixtures to date. On Saturday they travel to Whitefield to play Sedgley Park 2nds who are in 4th place. Their squad is:
15 Sam Fisher; 14 Fraser Stanier, 13 Daniel Jones, 12 Brett Whitehead, 11 Jake Foster; 10 Henry Pearson, 9 Kyle Macauley; 1 Oliver Parkinson, 2 Blake Wilkinson, 3 Jonathan James Wild, 4 Will Atkinson, 5 Tom Steer, 6 Ilisoni Bavou, 7 Luke Clitheroe, 8 James Torkington (c).
16 Tom Fox, 17 Seb Smith, 18 Ryan Evans.
Fylde Saracens welcome Broughton Park 2nds to the Woodlands (ko 3pm). The Sarries are in 7th place in the Sale Sharks Division One, their visitors tomorrow a place below. Interestingly, former, now retired, 1st XV locks Roger Banks and Greg Johnson, are drafted in to provide ballast to the pack. Banks made 201 1st XV appearances, Johnson 111. A third former 1st teamer, Jon Green, is on the bench.
15 Callum Wilkinson; 14 Chris Horsfield, 13 Mulenga Chilufya, 12 Karl Etherington, 11 Matt Worsnip; 10 David William Reed, 9 Alex Vowles-Bradley; 1 George Cook, 2 Richard Appleyard (c), 3 Matty Clayton, 4 Roger Banks, 5 Greg Johnson, 6 Will Hodgkins, 7 Tom Hodgkins, 8 Steven Billy James.
16 John Green, 17 Alex Graham, 18 Cian O’Donnell.