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Official Round 3 Team Lists

NRL.com Sat, Mar 22, 2014 - 8:30 PM

The return of Todd Carney is a massive boost to Cronulla's chances of bouncing back from last week's thrashing. Copyright: NRL Photos/Grant Trouville. Copyright: NRL Photos/Grant Trouville.

Wests Tigers v Rabbitohs - Fri 21 Mar, 7:40pm (local), ANZ Stadium

Wests Tigers

1 James Tedesco
2 David Nofoaluma
3 Keith Lulia
4 Tim Simona
5 Pat Richards
6 Braith Anasta
7 Luke Brooks
8 Aaron Woods
9 Robbie Farah
10 Keith Galloway
11 Liam Fulton
12 Bodene Thompson
13 Adam Blair

Interchange
14 Martin Taupau
15 Ava Seumanufagai
16 Sauaso Sue
17 James Gavet

Coach: Mick Potter

Rabbitohs

1 Greg Inglis
2 Nathan Merritt
3 Joel Reddy
4 Bryson Goodwin
5 Lote Tuqiri
13 John Sutton
7 Adam Reynolds
8 George Burgess
9 Issac Luke
10 Sam Burgess
15 Ben Lowe
12 Ben Te'o
14 Joe Picker

Interchange
16 David Tyrrell
17 Luke Burgess
19 Kyle Turner
20 Nathaniel Neale

Coach: Michael Maguire

Tim Simona (shoulder) and Liam Fulton (concussion) will both return from injuries. Cory Paterson drops off the extended bench.
Dylan Walker and Chris McQueen are both out, with John Sutton shifting into the halves and Kyle Turner and Nathaniel Neale moving onto the bench.


Broncos v Roosters- Fri 21 Mar, 7:40pm (local), Suncorp Stadium

Broncos

1 Ben Barba
2 Daniel Vidot
3 Jack Reed
4 Dale Copley
18 Lachlan Maranta
6 Josh Hoffman
7 Ben Hunt
15 Martin Kennedy
9 Andrew McCullough
10 Corey Parker (c)
11 Alex Glenn
12 Sam Thaiday
13 Matt Gillett

Interchange
14 David Hala
16 Todd Lowrie
17 Jarrod Wallace
19 Corey Oates

Coach: Anthony Griffin

Roosters

1 Anthony Minichiello (c)
2 Daniel Tupou
3 Michael Jennings
4 Shaun Kenny-Dowall
5 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
6 James Maloney
7 Mitchell Pearce
8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
9 Jake Friend
10 Sam Moa
11 Boyd Cordner
12 Mitchell Aubusson
13 Frank-Paul Nuuausala

Interchange
14 Daniel Mortimer
15 Aidan Guerra
16 Dylan Napa
17 Kane Evans

Coach: Trent Robinson

Ben Hannant suffered a hamstring strain at training and joins the suspended Josh McGuire on the sidelines, with Martin Kennedy into the starting side and Corey Oates making his return from a shoulder injury on the bench. The Broncos will rest the No.5 jersey as a tribute to Jharal Yow Yeh following his retirement this week.
The Roosters have named an unchanged 17.

Panthers v Bulldogs - Sat 22Mar, 4.30pm (local), Sportingbet Stadium

Panthers

1 Matt Moylan
2 Kevin Naiqama
3 Dean Whare
4 Jamal Idris
18 David Simmons
6 Jamie Soward
21 Isaac John
8 Nigel Plum
9 Kevin Kingston (C)
10 Sam McKendry
11 Lewis Brown
12 Elijah Taylor
13 Adam Docker

Interchange
14 James Segeyaro
15 Jeremy Latimore
16 Tyrone Peachey
17 Tim Grant

Coach: Ivan Cleary

Bulldogs

1 Sam Perrett
20 Tim Lafai
3 Josh Morris
21 Drury Low
5 Corey Thompson
6 Josh Reynolds
7 Trent Hodkinson
8 Aiden Tolman
9 Michael Ennis
10 James Graham
11 Frank Pritchard
12 Tony Williams
13 Dale Finucane

Interchange
14 Josh Jackson
15 Patrick O'Hanlon
16 Tim Browne
17 David Klemmer

Coach: Des Hasler

In two late changes, David Simmons and Isaac John come into the side for Josh Mansour and Peter Wallace.
Tim Lafai replaces Mitch Brown on the wing and Drury Low comes in for Chase Stanley in the centres.

Sharks v Dragons - Sat 22 Mar, 7:00pm (local), Remondis Stadium

Sharks

1 Michael Gordon
2 Sosaia Feki
3 Blake Ayshford
4 Ricky Leutele
5 Jonathan Wright
6 Todd Carney
7 Daniel Holdsworth
8 Sam Tagataese
9 John Morris
10 Bryce Gibbs
11 Tupou Sopoaga
12 Wade Graham
13 Chris Heighington

Interchange
15 Tinirau Arona
16 Matt Prior
17 Siosaia Vave
20 Isaac De Gois

Coach: Peter Sharp

Dragons

1 Adam Quinlan
2 Brett Morris
3 Dylan Farrell
4 Gerard Beale
5 Jason Nightingale
6 Gareth Widdop
7 Sam Williams
8 Tyson Frizell
9 Mitch Rein
10 Dan Hunt
11 Leeson Ah Mau
12 Ben Creagh (c)
13 Trent Merrin

Interchange
15 Kyle Stanley
16 Joel Thompson
17 Mike Cooper
20 Jack de Belin

Coach: Steve Price
Todd Carney, Siosaia Vave and Isaac De Gois return, with Michael Lichaa and David Fifita dropping off the bench.
Jack de Belin will return from a leg cork, with Jack Stockwell and Bronson Harrison dropping to NSW Cup.

Cowboys v Warriors - Sat 22 Mar, 8:00pm (local), 1300 Smiles Stadium

Cowboys

1 Michael Morgan
2 Kyle Feldt
3 Brent Tate
4 Kane Linnett
5 Antonio Winterstein
6 Johnathan Thurston (c)
7 Robert Lui
8 Matt Scott
14 Rory Kostjasyn
10 James Tamou
11 Gavin Cooper
12 Jason Taumalolo
13 Tariq Sims

Interchange
9 Ray Thompson
15 Glenn Hall
16 Ashton Sims
17 Scott Bolton

Coach: Paul Green

Warriors

1 Sam Tomkins
2 Glen Fisiiahi
3 Dane Nielsen
4 Jerome Ropati
5 Manu Vatuvei
6 Chad Townsend
7 Shaun Johnson
8 Sam Rapira
9 Nathan Friend
10 Ben Matulino
11 Jayson Bukuya
12 Simon Mannering (c)
16 Sione Lousi

Interchange
13 Feleti Mateo
14 Jacob Lillyman
15 Suaia Matagi
20 Konrad Hurrell

Coach: Matthew Elliott
Rory Kostjasyn starts at hooker, with Ray Thompson moving back to the bench.
John Palavi is bumped off the bench by the returning Konrad Hurrell. Feleti Mateo will also start on the bench with Sione Lousi playing in the back row.

Sea Eagles v Eels - Sun 23 Mar, 3:00pm (local), Brookvale Oval

Sea Eagles

1 Peta Hiku
2 Cheyse Blair
21 Tony Santini
4 Steve Matai
5 David Williams
3 Jamie Lyon (c)
7 Daly Cherry-Evans
8 Josh Starling
9 Matt Ballin
10 Brenton Lawrence
11 Anthony Watmough
12 Justin Horo
13 Glenn Stewart

Interchange
14 James Hasson
15 Dunamis Lui
16 Jamie Buhrer
17 Jason King

Coach: Geoff Toovey

Eels

1 Jarryd Hayne (c)
2 Semi Radradra
3 Will Hopoate
4 Willie Tonga
5 Vai Toutai
6 Corey Norman
7 Luke Kelly
8 Tim Mannah (c)
9 Nathan Peats
10 Fuifui Moimoi
11 Ben Smith
12 Manu Ma'u
13 Kenny Edwards

Interchange
14 Joseph Paulo
15 Kelepi Tanginoa
16 Peni Terepo
18 David Gower

Coach: Brad Arthur

Five-eighth Kieran Foran is a late omission for Tony Santini, who moves into the centres with Jamie Lyon at No.6. Glenn Stewart returns at lock while Brett Stewart, Tom Symonds and Jorge Taufua remain on the injured list.
Nathan Peats returns from a ban, while Darcy Lussick's four-match suspension for a high tackle begins. Fomer Manly prop David Gower will make his Eels debut off the bench with Mitch Allgood ruled out.

Raiders v Titans - Sun 23 Mar, 6:30pm, GIO Stadium

Raiders

1 Anthony Milford
2 Reece Robinson
3 Jarrod Croker
4 Matt Allwood
5 Edrick Lee
6 Jack Wighton
7 Terry Campese (c)
17 Shannon Boyd
9 Glen Buttriss
10 Brett White
11 Jarrad Kennedy
12 Joel Edwards
13 Paul Vaughan

Interchange
14 Josh McCrone
15 Matt McIlwrick
16 David Shillington
8 Dane Tilse

Coach: Ricky Stuart

Titans

1 William Zillman
2 Kevin Gordon
3 Brad Tighe
4 Brad Takairangi
5 David Mead
13 Ashley Harrison
7 Albert Kelly
8 Luke Douglas
9 Beau Falloon
15 Luke Bailey
11 Greg Bird (c)
12 David Taylor
10 Nate Myles (c)

Interchange
14 Matthew White
16 Mark Minichiello
17 Paul Carter
18 Ryan James

Coach: John Cartwright

Shannon Boyd will start at prop at the expense of Dane Tilse. With Josh Papalii out injured and Shaun Fensom suspended, Jarrad Kennedy and Paul Vaughan join the starting side, with Matt McIlwrick and David Shillington joining the interchange.
Ashley Harrison will play five-eighth with Aidan Sezer (quad) ruled out, with Nate Myles moving into the back-row. Luke Bailey will start for Myles in the front row, while Ryan James will play his first NRL game of the season off the bench.

Storm v Knights - Mon 24 Mar, 7:00pm (local), AAMI Park

Storm

1 Billy Slater
2 Sisa Waqa
3 Will Chambers
4 Mahe Fonua
5 Young Tonumaipea
6 Ben Hampton
7 Cooper Cronk
8 Jesse Bromwich
9 Cameron Smith (c)
10 Bryan Norrie
11 Kevin Proctor
12 Ryan Hoffman
13 Ryan Hinchcliffe

Interchange
14 Kenny Bromwich
15 Tohu Harris
16 Jordan McLean
17 George Rose

Coach: Craig Bellamy

Knights

1 Matt Minto
2 James McManus
3 Dane Gagai
4 Joey Leilua
5 Akuila Uate
6 Michael Dobson
7 Tyrone Roberts
8 Kade Snowden
9 Kurt Gidley
18 David Fa'alogo
11 Beau Scott
12 Robbie Rochow
13 Jeremy Smith

Interchange
10 Willie Mason
19 Adam Clydsdale
16 Alex McKinnon
17 Adam Cuthbertson

Coach: Wayne Bennett

The Storm are unchanged.
Chris Houston and Travis Waddell have been omitted, with veteran forward David Fa'alogo and exciting young hooker Adam Clydsdale in. Fa'alogo will start in the front row for Willie Mason, with Clydsdale coming off the bench.

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