Updated: Round 3 Team Lists
The official team lists for Round 3 of the NRL season. Now updated with Friday's late mail team news.
Parramatta Eels v South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium, 7:30PM
Eels: Jarryd Hayne, Luke Burt, Chris Walker, Ryan Morgan, Etu Uaisele, Daniel Mortimer, Jeff Robson, Tim Mannah, Casey McGuire, Shane Shackleton, Nathan Hindmarsh (C), Taniela Lasalo, Ben Smith. Interchange: Matt Keating, Justin Horo, Billy Rogers, Fuifui Moimoi.
Rabbitohs: Rhys Wesser, Nathan Merritt, Dylan Farrell, Greg Inglis, Fetuli Talanoa, John Sutton, Chris Sandow, Luke Stuart, Issac Luke, Roy Asotasi (c), Eddy Pettybourne, David Taylor, Dave Tyrrell. Interchange: Ben Ross, Shannon McPherson, Michael Crocker, Chris McQueen.
Gold Coast Titans v Brisbane Broncos at Skilled Park, 7:30PM
Titans: William Zillman, Esikeli Tonga, Steve Michaels, Bodene Thompson, David Mead, Greg Bird, Scott Prince, Luke Bailey, Riley Brown, Matthew White, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark Minichiello, Ashley Harrison. Interchange (from): Michael Henderson, Sam Tagataese, Ryan James, Preston Campbell, Brad Meyers.
Peter Sterling's Late Mail: Brad Meyers could get a start in place of Anthony Laffranchi or Mark Minichiello, who are returning from injury.
Broncos: Josh Hoffman, Gerard Beale, Jack Reed, Justin Hodges, Jharal Yow Yeh, Darren Lockyer, Peter Wallace, Sam Thaiday, Andrew McCullough, Ben Hannant, Alex Glenn, Matt Gillett, Corey Parker. Interchange (from): Ben Hunt, Ben Te’o, Josh McGuire, Shane Tronc.
Penrith Panthers v Cronulla Sharks at Centrebet Stadium, 5:30PM
Panthers: Lachlan Coote, Michael Gordon, Michael Jennings, Adrian Purtell, David Simmons, Luke Lewis, Luke Walsh, Tim Grant, Kevin Kingston, Petero Civoniceva, Trent Waterhouse, Nigel Plum, Matthew Bell. Interchange: Sam McKendry, Masada Iosefa, Sarafu Fatiaki, Sandor Earl.
Peter Sterling's Late Mail: New signing Timana Tahu could still make his Panthers debut, and would bump Sandor Earl off the bench if he is named.
Sharks: Nathan Gardner, Matthew Wright, Ben Pomeroy, Colin Best, John Williams, Albert Kelly, Wade Graham, Kade Snowden, John Morris, Luke Douglas, Jeremy Smith, Anthony Tupou, Paul Gallen. Interchange (from): Josh Cordoba, Broderick Wright, Paul Aiton, Dean Collis, Johnny Mannah.
Wests Tigers v Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium, 7:30PM
Tigers: Wade McKinnon, Lote Tuqiri, Blake Ayshford, Chris Lawrence, Matt Utai, Benji Marshall, Robert Lui, Andrew Fifita, Robbie Farah, Keith Galloway, Simon Dwyer, Todd Payten, Chris Heighington. Interchange (from): Tim Moltzen, Aaron Woods, Jason Schirnack, Alan Schirnack.
Raiders: David Milne, Blake Ferguson, Jarrod Croker, Joel Thompson, Daniel Vidot, Josh McCrone, Matt Orford, Tom Learoyd-Lahrs, Glen Buttriss, David Shillington, Joe Picker, Bronson Harrison, Shaun Fensom. Interchange (from): Travis Waddell, Trevor Thurling, Dane Tilse, Brett White, Josh Miller, James Stuart, Reece Robinson.
Peter Sterling's Late Mail: Josh Dugan a chance to come in at fullback despite not being named because of injury. Jarrod Croker is in doubt with a corked thigh, Reece Robinson is on standby.
New Zealand Warriors v St. George Illawarra Dragons at Mt. Smart Stadium, 2:00PM
Warriors: Lance Hohaia, Kevin Locke, Joel Moon, Jerome Ropati, Krisnan Inu, James Maloney, Brett Seymour, Sam Rapira, Aaron Heremaia, Russell Packer, Simon Mannering (c), Feleti Mateo, Micheal Luck. Interchange (from): Shaun Berrigan, Jacob Lillyman, Ben Matulino, Lewis Brown, Elijah Taylor.
Dragons: Darius Boyd, Brett Morris, Mark Gasnier, Matt Cooper, Jason Nightingale, Jamie Soward, Ben Hornby, Dan Hunt, Nathan Fien, David Gower, TBC, Ben Creagh, Matt Prior. Interchange (from): Michael Greenfield, Jon Green, Trent Merrin, Kyle Stanley, Mitch Rein.
Peter Sterling's Late Mail: Ben Hornby believes he will play but has not been confirmed at this stage. Kyle Stanley or Nathan Fien could replace him at halfback. If Fien was switched to No.7, Mitch Rein would move into hooker.
Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs v Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium, 2:00PM
Bulldogs: Ben Barba, Steve Turner, Timoteo Lafai, Jamal Idris, Bryson Goodwin, Kris Keating, Trent Hodkinson, Aiden Tolman, Michael Ennis, Sam Kasiano, Jake Foster, Andrew Ryan, David Stagg. Interchange: Mickey Paea, Frank Pritchard, Corey Payne, Dene Halatau.
Roosters: Anthony Minichiello, Sam Perrett, Kane Linnett, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Joseph 'BJ' Leilua, Todd Carney, Mitchell Pearce, Jason Ryles, Mark Riddell, Martin Kennedy, Braith Anasta, Mitchell Aubusson, Nate Myles. Interchange (from): Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Mose Masoe, Jake Friend, Frank-Paul Nuuausala, Tom Symonds.
Manly Warringah Sea Eagles v Newcastle Knights at Brookvale Oval, 3:00PM
Sea Eagles: Brett Stewart, Michael Robertson, Will Hopoate, Tony Williams, David Williams, Kieran Foran, Daly Cherry-Evans, Jason King (c), Matt Ballin, Brent Kite, Anthony Watmough, Joe Galuvao, Glenn Stewart. Interchange (from): Terence Seuseu, Jamie Buhrer, George Rose, Vic Mauro, Tim Robinson.
Knights: Kurt Gidley, James McManus, Tafeaga Junior Sa'u, Wes Naiqama, Akuila Uate, Beau Henry, Jarrod Mullen, Antonio Kaufusi, Matt Hilder, Evarn Tuimavave, Zeb Taia, Cameron Ciraldo, Chris Houston. Interchange (from): Ben Rogers, Cory Paterson, Lisiate Richie Fa'aoso, Dan Tolar, Joel Edward.
Peter Sterling's Late Mail: Kurt Gidley is a major doubt. Shannon McDonnell to fill in if Gidley is out. Jarrod Mullen and Junior Sau are expected to play despite picking up knocks last week.
North Queensland Cowboys v Melbourne Storm at Dairy Farmers Stadium, 7:00PM
Cowboys: Matthew Bowen, Ashley Graham, Will Tupou, Willie Tonga, Kalifa Faifai Loa, Ray Thompson, Johnathan Thurston, Matthew Scott, Aaron Payne, James Tamou, Gavin Cooper, Glenn Hall, Dallas Johnson. Interchange (from): James Segeyaro, Leeson Ah Mau, Tariq Sims, Ashton Sims.
Storm: Billy Slater, Justin O'Neill, Dane Nielsen, Beau Champion, Anthony Quinn, Gareth Widdop, Cooper Cronk, Kevin Proctor, Cameron Smith, Bryan Norrie, Adam Blair, Sika Manu, Ryan Hinchcliffe. Interchange (from): Todd Lowrie, Jaiman Lowe, Troy Thompson, Jesse Bromwich, Matt Duffie, Adam Woolnough.