The match is also the second leg of the Paul ‘Curly’ Quiney Cup. The match, sponsored by the Middleton family, seems likely to attract the biggest crowd of the season so far to the Leisure Centre with a lot riding on the game.
Hull Dockers lie in 5th place and bring good form into the fixture with a good win at West Bowling followed by a 60-6 demolition of East Leeds. Dockers also remain in the top two automatic promotion hunt.
Beverley’s recent form, although patchy, still sit in 7th place and spirits remain high in the camp. Scott Taylor remains confident of securing a top six play-off place which would be an achievement following promotion last season.
On the team news front, Billy Riby and Alex Calvert look set for returns from paternity leave and ankle injuries respectively.
In a very full days entertainment, Beverley Academy will take on an RAF select side, kicking off at 12noon.