Dragons vs Salford preview


On Friday, the Dragons will face Salford Red Devils in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals, kick-off at 7pm at the Totally Wicked Stadium.

Since the start of the 2020 season, Steve McNamara’s men have won 6 of their 9 games, with 5 wins in Super League and the latest qualification in the Challenge Cup Round Six against Wakefield.


Team news

The Dragons will still be without David Mead and Tom Davies but Sam Moa, Micky McIlorum and Josh Drinkwater are back in the squad.

Here is Catalans Dragons’ 21-man squad to face Salford Red Devils on Friday:


Last meetings

Head to head in Super League (29 games):

15 wins for the Dragons

1 draw

13 wins for Salford


Head to head in Challenge Cup (1 game):

1 victory for the Dragons


Last five meetings:

20.05.18 | Salford Red Devils 12 – 26 Dragons Catalans | St James’ Park

21.07.18 | Dragons Catalans 44 – 10 Salford Red Devils | Gilbert Brutus Stadium

09.03.19 | Dragons Catalans 0 – 46 Salford Red Devils | Gilbert Brutus Stadium

21.07.19 | Salford Red Devils 40 – 14 Dragons Catalans | AJ Bell Stadium

07.03.20 | Dragons Catalans 30 – 14 Salford Red Devils | Gilbert Brutus Stadium


Hsitory: Dragons v Salford

20.05.2018 | Salford 12 – 26 Dragons

Dragons Catalans: Gigot, Brougthon, Mead, Wiliame, Tierney, Bird, Drinkwater, Simon, McIlorum, Moa, Jullien, Garcia, Casty | Remplaçants : Baitieri, Bousquet, Baitieri, Maria

T: Ben Garcia, Julian Bousquet, Jodie Broughton (3)

G: Tony Gigot (4)

On the 20th May 2018, the Dragons took part in the 12th Magic Weekend against the Red Devils of Salford in Newcastle. After three defeats in a row at St James’ Park between 2015 and 2017, the Dragons finally won for the first time in Newcastle following a 26-12 win.


Head to Head



Live game


Live match

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Agenda of the weekend

Friday 18th September

7.00pm | Dragons – Salford

9.15pm | Leeds – Hull KR


Saturday 19th September

3.30pm | Warrington – St Helens

6.00pm | Hull FC – Wigan Warriors