R1 Team Announcements Direct from the Coach
In 2009 NRL.com and BigPond are expanding the rugby league video library to include exclusive vision from inside the clubs.
From team announcements to press conferences, player profiles and random interest pieces our club channels will keep you informed on the inner workings of your club.
For example you can:
- Check in as Sharks' coach Ricky Stuart announces his Round 1 team,
- Hear Tim Sheens select his Tigers, or
- Review the Storms' combination for Round 1 with coach Craig Bellamy.
- Review the Listen to the Raider's new coach David Furner on his Green Machine for Round 1.
To access the club-specific videos navigate to the NRL Channel in BigPond TV and select 'Club Content'.
ROUND 1 TEAMS
MELBOURNE STORM v ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS at Olympic Park, 7.30pm
STORM: Billy Slater, Steve Turner, Will Chambers, Willie Isa, Anthony Quinn, Greg Inglis, Cooper Cronk, Jeff Lima, Cameron Smith (capt), Adam Blair, Sika Manu, Ryan Hoffman, Dallas Johnson. Interchange: Ryan Hinchcliffe, Kevin Proctor, Aiden Tolman, Brett White.
DRAGONS: Darius Boyd, Jason Nightingale, Chase Stanley, Matt Cooper, Wendell Sailor, Jamie Soward, Ben Hornby (capt), Justin Poore, Dean Young, Michael Weyman, Beau Scott, Ben Creagh, Jeremy Smith. Interchange: Dan Hunt, Matt Prior, Luke Priddis, Jarrod Saffy
Referees: Tony Archer, Gavin Badger
BRISBANE BRONCOS v NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS at Suncorp Stadium, 8.30pm
BRONCOS: Karmichael Hunt, Antonio Winterstein, Alex Glenn, Israel Folau, Jharal Yow Yeh, Darren Lockyer (capt), Peter Wallace, Nick Kenny, Aaron Gorrell, Joel Clinton, Sam Thaiday, Ben Te'o, Corey Parker. Interchange: Andrew McCullough, Lagi Setu, David Taylor, Steve Michaels, Ashton Sims, Aaron Sweeney,Josh McGuire (three to be omitted)
COWBOYS: Matt Bowen, Ty Williams, Ashley Graham, Willie Tonga, Ben Farrar, Travis Burns, Johnathan Thurston (capt), Carl Webb, Aaron Payne, Antonio Kaufusi, Manase Manuokafoa, Ben Harris, Luke O'Donnell. Interchange: Clint Amos, Matthew Scott, Shane Tronc, Scott Bolton, James Tamou (one to be omitted)
Referees: Jared Maxwell, Tony De Las Heras
SATURDAYWARRIORS v PARRAMATTA EELS at Mt Smart Stadium, 5.30pm
WARRIORS: Wade McKinnon, Denan Kemp, Brent Tate, Jerome Ropati, Manu Vatuvei, Joel Moon, Nathan Fien, Sam Rapira, Ian Henderson, Steve Price (capt), Simon Mannering, Ben Matulino, Micheal Luck. Interchange: Lance Hohaia, Russell Packer, Jacob Lillyman, Leeson Ah Mau, Epalahame Lauaki (one to be omitted)
EELS: Luke Burt, Joel Reddy, Ben Smith, Krisnan Inu, Eric Grothe, Jarryd Hayne, Brett Finch, Nathan Cayless (capt), Matthew Keating, Josh Cordoba, Nathan Hindmarsh, Weller Hauraki, Feleti Mateo. Interchange: Kris Keating, Todd Lowrie, Tim Mannah, Fuifui Moimoi, Taulima Tautai, Joe Galuvao (two to be omitted)
Referees: Ashley Klein, Alan ShortallCRONULLA SHARKS v PENRITH PANTHERS at Toyota Stadium, 7.30pm
SHARKS: Brett Kearney, Misi Taulapapa, Ben Pomeroy, Blake Ferguson, Luke Covell, Trent Barrett, Brett Seymour, Kade Snowden, Corey Hughes, Luke Douglas, Reece Williams, Anthony Tupou, Paul Gallen (capt). Interchange: Ben Ross, Bryan Norrie, Grant Millington, Blake Green, David Simmons, Reni Maitua (two to be omitted)
PANTHERS: Lachlan Coote, Michael Gordon, Michael Jennings, Brad Tighe, Shane Elford, Luke Lewis, Jarrod Sammut, Tim Grant, Paul Aiton, Petero Civoniceva (capt), Trent Waterhouse, Gavin Cooper, Nathan Smith. Interchange: Frank Pritchard, Adam Woolnough, Frank Puletua, Masada Iosefa, Matthew Bell, Wade Graham (two to be omitted)
Referees: Jason Robinson, Phil HainesBULLDOGS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at ANZ Stadium, 7.30pm
BULLDOGS: Luke Patten, Hazem El Masri, Josh Morris, Jamal Idris, Bryson Goodwin, Ben Roberts, Brett Kimmorley, Ben Hannant, Michael Ennis, Michael Hodgson, Gary Warburton, Andrew Ryan (capt), David Stagg. Interchange: Lee Te Maari, Chris Armit, John Kite, Ben Barba
SEA EAGLES: Brett Stewart, Michael Robertson, Jamie Lyon, Steve Matai, Andrew Suniula, Chris Bailey, Matt Orford (capt), Brent Kite, Matt Ballin, Josh Perry, Anthony Watmough, Glenn Hall, Glenn Stewart. Interchange: Heath L'Estrange, Jason King, Adam Cuthbertson, Shane Rodney, Shane Neumann (one to be omitted)
Referees: Ben Cummins, Brett Suttor
For a full rundown of all your match requirements, check in with the NRL.com Scores pages. Teams, previews, match summary & statistics, the review and highlights, it's all on the Scores pages.
GOLD COAST TITANS v NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS at Skilled Park, 2pm
TITANS: Preston Campbell, Esi Tonga, Josh Graham, Brett Delaney, Jordan Atkins, Mat Rogers, Scott Prince (capt), Luke Bailey (capt), Nathan Friend, Matt White, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark Minichiello, Ashley Harrison. Interchange: Aaron Cannings, Brad Meyers, Luke O'Dwyer, William Zillman, Michael Henderson (one to be omitted)
KNIGHTS: Kurt Gidley (capt), James McManus, Junior Sau, Adam MacDougall, Akuila Uate, Ben Rogers, Jarrod Mullen, Dan Tolar, Isaac De Gois, Ben Cross, Steve Simpson, Cory Paterson, Zeb Taia. Interchange: Matt Hilder, Chris Houston, Richie Fa'aoso, Cameron Ciraldo
Referees: Matt Cecchin, Chris JamesSYDNEY ROOSTERS v SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS at Sydney Football Stadium, 3pm
ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Sam Perrett, Mitchell Aubusson, Sia Soliola, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Braith Anasta (capt), Mitchell Pearce, Mark O'Meley, James Aubusson, Nate Myles, Lopini Paea, Craig Fitzgibbon, Setaimata Sa. Interchange: Frank-Paul Nuuausala, Shane Shackleton, Sisa Waqa, Jake Friend, Martin Kennedy (one to be omitted)
RABBITOHS: Rhys Wesser, Nathan Merritt, Colin Best, Shaune Corrigan, Fetuli Talanoa, John Sutton, Chris Sandow, Luke Stuart, Issac Luke, Roy Asotasi (capt), David Kidwell, Shannan McPherson, David Fa'alogo. Interchange: Ben Lowe, Eddy Pettybourne, Jaiman Lowe, Garret Crossman, Jamie Simpson (one to be omitted)
Referees: Shayne Hayne, Steve Lyons
WESTS TIGERS v CANBERRA RAIDERS at Campbelltown Stadium, 7pm
TIGERS: Tim Moltzen, Taniela Tuiaki, Dean Collis, Chris Lawrence, Beau Ryan, John Morris, Benji Marshall, Bryce Gibbs, Robbie Farah (capt), Keith Galloway, Gareth Ellis, Chris Heighington, Dene Halatau. Interchange: Rhys Hanbury, Rocky Trimarchi, Todd Payten, Daine Laurie, Corey Payne (one to be omitted)
RAIDERS: David Milne, Phil Graham, Adrian Purtell, Joel Monaghan, Justin Carney, Terry Campese, Marc Herbert, David Shillington, Glen Buttriss, Josh Miller, Glen Turner, Bronson Harrison, Alan Tongue (capt). Interchange: Stuart Flanagan, Trevor Thurling, Joe Picker, Nigel Plum, Brett Kelly (one to be omitted)
Referees: Tony Archer, Gerard Sutton