Ian Millward previews the Super League action taking place on Thursday and Friday as well as providing his best NRL bets.
Wakefield's Matt Ryan will miss the rest of the season after being told he needs to have a shoulder operation.
Bradford Bulls forward Manase Manuokafoa has agreed a two-year deal with Widnes from 2015.
Halifax winger Rob Worrincy has had a suspension for betting increased from six to nine months following a failed appeal.
Gareth Ellis wants Hull to replicate Castleford's success when they return next season.
Simon Johnson has been appointed as a non-executive member of the RFL's independent board of directors.
Team news and statistics ahead of Thursday's action in the First Utility Super League.
Team news for Thursday's First Utility Super League clash between Hull FC and Castleford Tigers.
Team news for Friday's First Utility Super League clash between St Helens and the Widnes Vikings.
Team news for Friday's First Utility Super League clash between Salford Red Devils and Leeds Rhinos.