Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos - FIVE talking points ahead of tonight's Super League derby duel

IT'S another derby date in Super League tonight as Leeds Rhinos '“ buoyed by their 30-18 win over St Helens last week '“ make the short trip to Castleford Tiger's Wheldon Road home.

Leeds Rhinos head to Castleford Tigers tonight.

Daryl Powell’s side are still smarting from their 56-12 at the hands of Warrington Wolves last week and will be eager to hit back as quickly as possible.

1: It could be a battle of returning pivots. Tigers hope to welcome back Ben Roberts and Danny McGuire could feature for Leeds Rhinos. Both will make a big difference.

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2: A crowd of close to 11,500 is expected. That will make for an electric atmosphere.

HAPPY DAYS: Castleford head coach Daryl Powell, front, goes head-to-head with Leeds Rhinos counterpart Brian McDermott on Thursday night.

3: The fact Rhinos can leave out Singleton and Garbutt - again - and Baldwinson and Achurch have returned to dual-registration club Featherstone proves their injury crisis is easing. No excuses now.

4: Their next two matches are at home to Wakefield and Hull KR, so Rhinos have an opportunity to build a winning run.

5: Tigers had the upper hand last year winning twice at Headingley, but they have never beaten Leeds at the Jungle under Daryl Powell.

HAPPY DAYS: Castleford head coach Daryl Powell, front, goes head-to-head with Leeds Rhinos counterpart Brian McDermott on Thursday night.