ESSEX Leopards return to action with a double-header in Yorkshire this weekend against Bradford Dragons and Leeds Carnegie.

Saturday night sees the Big Cats looking for revenge against a Bradford team who defeated them 94-72 earlier in the season.

The Dragons were top of the league at that stage but have now slipped down to sixth place and suffered a shock 67-51 loss at Brixton on Sunday in a game scouted by Leopards coach RobertYoungblood.

The game will also see a return to Bradford for guard Tom Martin who was part of the Dragons side that split their league games with Leopards last season.

After their latest clash, Leopards will then move on to Leeds on Sunday where they will meet the newly crowned National Cup winners.

Carnegie are currently enjoying their most successful season in Division One and are third in the table with eight wins and four defeats.