20th July 2018, 09:00 | league_1

Betfred League 1: Round 18 Preview

Betfred League 1: Round 18 Preview

Two points separate Oldham in third to Keighley in eighth, Bradford Bulls and York City Knights look to be the only teams to be able to battle it out for automatic promotion with two points also separating them.

Bulls host Knights at Odsal Stadium on Sunday, the two teams last faced off in February, Bulls took the two points on that day.

The two games on Saturday sees two of three bottom teams face two of the teams battling for the top five.

Coventry Bears host Keighley Cougars, while West Wales Raiders will be looking for their first win at home to Workington Town.

Hunslet and Doncaster are just outside of the top five and will face each other this weekend, Hunslet are currently two points and a place ahead of Doncaster.

Doncaster beat West Wales last weekend 102-6 whist Hunslet lost to league leaders Bradford.

Oldham will hope to pull away from those below as they play North Wales Crusaders, Whitehaven on the same points as Oldham will face London Skolars.

Hemel Stags will face Newcastle Thunder who lost to North Wales last week 24-20, while Hemel lost to Coventry Bears. 

Saturday: Coventry Bears v Keighley Cougars, West Wales Raiders v Workington Town

Sunday: Bradford Bulls v York City Knights, Hunslet v Doncaster, Oldham v North Wales Crusaders, Whitehaven v London Skolars, Newcastle Thunder v Hemel Stags