Melbourne Storm forward Jordan McLean has been selected as the new Kangaroos 18th man following the withdrawal of prop Shannon Boyd.
After footing it with the Canberra Raiders and Melbourne Storm in eventual defeats over the past fortnight, the Warriors were relieved to beat the Roosters.
The return of experienced trio Simon Mannering, Kieran Foran and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck headline New Zealand's squad to face the Kangaroos.
The Warriors kicked a last-minute penalty to beat the Roosters on Sunday afternoon in Auckland. Here are the five key points from the Round 9 match.
The Melbourne Storm have put an exclamation mark on their premiership credentials with a dominant win over the Dragons to cement first place.
Bulldogs back-rower Adam Elliott's confidence was shaken when a long-awaited NRL debut last year didn’t pan out how he had hoped, but he's responded well.
A last-gasp Shaun Johnson penalty goal saw the Warriors snatch victory over the Sydney Roosters in a dramatic contest at Mount Smart Stadium.
Dragons halfback Jackson Willis played a starring role with a hat-trick and a try assist to help the NYC Dragons to a win over the Storm.
The St George Illawarra Dragons and Melbourne Storm have confirmed their 17-man line-ups ahead of their Round 9 Telstra Premiership clash.
Wests Tigers prop Aaron Woods has joined the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs on a four year deal that will keep him at the club until the end of the 2021 season.