Rochdale Hornets 32
24 London Skolars
Sunday 12th May 2013 Spotland Stadium Kick Off: 15:00:00
Rochdale Hornets Squad
London Skolars Squad
Hornets wait on trio
Danny Davies is ruled out for Rochdale Hornets, while Alex McClurg, Dave Hull and Wayne English all face late fitness tests before Ian Talbot finalises his squad to face London Skolars.
Hornets are looking to bounce back from last week's 35-18 defeat against North Wales Crusaders.
Talbot said: "We paid them too much respect from the start and we gave ourselves too big a mountain to climb, but we'll take the positives because we then matched them for the last 60 minutes."
He added: "London are going all right. They've got some big guys in the pack - Dave Williams is a monster - and they've got two good half-backs. Ade Adebisi has also been around a long time, so they've got threats all over.
"We'll need to produce an 80-minute performance if we're going to get the win."
Skolars coach Joe Mbu could name an unchanged side from last week's win over South Wales Scorpions.
Mbu said: "We're reasonably fit and healthy, but going to Rochdale is going to be tough and I don't take anyone lightly in this division.
"We know we'll be in for a tough game and we're under no illusions that we've got some hard work ahead of us."