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Late Mail: Round 1

NRL.com Fri, Mar 07, 2014 - 3:00 PM

Gold Coast forward Ryan James is battling a shoulder injury. Copyright Renee McKay/NRL Photos. Copyright: Renee McKay/NRL Photos.

All the Saturday team news for Round 1 of the 2014 Telstra Premiership season. For complete line-ups, see the official NRL team lists.

Panthers v Knights
Panthers: Jamal Idris is reportedly out with a hamstring injury, while Jamie Soward (ankle) is on track to play. Tim Grant (ribs) is in some doubt with Jeremy Latimore on standby.
Knights: Jeremy Smith is in doubt with a knee injury, with David Fa'alogo on standby to come into the 17.

Sea Eagles v Storm
Sea Eagles: Steve Matai is in doubt with a foot injury, while Jamie Lyon is likely to play despite a thigh injury.
Storm: No changes expected.

Cowboys v Raiders
Cowboys: No changes expected.
Raiders: No changes expected.

Dragons v Wests Tigers
Dragons: No changes expected, with Mike Cooper set to drop off the bench.
Tigers: Robbie Farah, Chris Lawrence, Aaron Woods and Pat Richards developed boils during the week but are all likely to play.

Eels v Warriors
Eels: No changes expected.
Warriors: No changes expected.

Sharks v Titans
Sharks: Todd Carney is expected to be ruled out with a hamstring injury, with Wade Graham set to replace him at five-eighth. Beau Ryan is in doubt with a neck injury. 
Titans: Ryan James is unlikely to play due to a shoulder injury.