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Late Mail: Round 18

Titans winger David Mead is set to miss this weekend's game with a hamstring injury. Credit: Robb Cox. Copyright: NRL Photos

Sea Eagles v Tigers

Sea Eagles: Jorge Taufua is in doubt with an ankle injury, but Geoff Toovey says Daly Cherry-Evans will back up from Origin II.

Tigers: No changes expected for Wests, with Robbie Farah and Aaron Woods backing up from Origin.

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Warriors v Eels

Warriors: Expected to be 1-17.

Eels: Jarryd Hayne was left out of Parramatta's team on Tuesday and is set to be replaced by Chris Sandow at fullback again. Ken Sio could replace Vai Toutai on the wing.

Storm v Bulldogs

Storm: Melbourne's Origin stars are expected to back up, including Cooper Cronk who was left out of the Storm's team list on Tuesday after recovering from a broken arm. Cronk is set to start at halfback in place of Ben Roberts.

Bulldogs: Josh Reynolds has copped a three-week suspension for a shoulder charge in Origin III. His replacement is yet to be named, with back-up half Moses Mbye still out with a foot injury. Josh Morris is in doubt with a knee injury after Origin.

Titans v Raiders 

Titans: Greg Bird is suspended for two weeks for a dangerous throw. David Mead has a hamstring injury and is set to be replaced on the wing by Anthony Don. Cody Nelson is out for two games after being one of five NRL players suspended by the NRL for betting on matches.

Raiders: Reece Robinson or Matt Allwood are likely to replace rookie Jeremy Hawkins, who is prevented from playing by the second-tier salary cap.

Sharks v Knights

Sharks: Paul Gallen and Luke Lewis are likely to back up from Origin, pushing Tim Robinson and Tupou Sopoaga off the extended bench.

Knights: No changes expected, with the Knights' Origin trio backing up from Wednesday. 

Panthers v Broncos

Panthers: Kevin Naiqama, Elijah Taylor and Adam Docker are all expected to shake off injury concerns to play.

Broncos: Andrew McCullough will return from his knee injury and Brisbane's Queensland quartet should back up on Monday night.

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