Updated: Round 23 team lists

The official team lists for Round 23 of the Telstra Premiership season, now updated with the Friday late mail.

FRIDAY:

North Queensland Cowboys v Brisbane Broncos at Dairy Farmers Stadium, 7:35pm

Cowboys: Matthew Bowen, Ashley Graham, Brent Tate, Willie Tonga, Kalifa Faifai Loa, Ray Thompson, Johnathan Thurston (c), Matthew Scott (c), James Segeyaro, James Tamou, Gavin Cooper, Tariq Sims, Dallas Johnson. Interchange (from):  Glenn Hall, Scott Bolton, Ashton Sims, Cory Paterson.

Late Mail: Johnathan Thurston and Matt Scott are almost certain to play. Aaron Payne has been ruled out with a fractured eye socket, replaced by James Segeyaro.

Broncos: Josh Hoffman, Gerard Beale, Jack Reed, Justin Hodges, Jharal Yow Yeh, Darren Lockyer (c), Peter Wallace, Josh McGuire, Andrew McCullough, Scott Anderson, Alex Glenn, Sam Thaiday, Corey Parker. Interchange: Matt Gillett, Ben Hunt, Ben Te'o, David Hala, Dale Copley.

Late Mail: Jharal Yow Yeh is likely to play despite missing training on Thursday with an ankle injury. Dale Copley is on standby.


Penrith Panthers v Wests Tigers at Centerbet Stadium, 7:35pm

Panthers: TBC, David Simmons, Brad Tighe, Junior Vai Vai, Adrian Purtell, Harry Seijka, Luke Walsh, Tim Grant, Nafe Seluini, Petero Civoniceva (c), Trent Waterhouse, Nigel Plum, Nathan Smith. Interchange: Kevin Kingston, Dayne Weston, Sam McKendry, Matthew Bell.

Late Mail: Michael Jennings has been stood down by the Panthers for disciplinary reasons. Luke Lewis may play despite not being named because of a shoulder injury.

Tigers: Tim Moltzen, Beau Ryan, Blake Ayshford, Mitch Brown, Matt Utai, Benji Marshall, Robert Lui, Bryce Gibbs, Robbie Farah (c), Keith Galloway, Liam  Fulton, Gareth Ellis, Chris Heighington. Interchange: Wade McKinnon, Todd Payten, Matt Groat, Aaron  Woods



SATURDAY:

New Zealand Warriors v Newcastle Knights at Mt Smart Stadium, 5:30pm

Warriors: Kevin Locke, Bill Tupou, Joel Moon, Shaun Berrigan, Manu Vatuvei, James Maloney, Shaun Johnson, Russell Packer, Aaron Heremaia, Jacob Lillyman, Feleti Mateo, Simon Mannering (c), Micheal Luck. Interchange (from): Pita Godinet, Sam Rapira, Ben Matulino, Ukuma Ta’Ai, Lewis Brown.

Late Mail: Lewis Brown is expected to drop off the bench.

Knights: Kurt Gidley (c), James McManus, Junior Sa’u, Adam MacDougall, Akuila Uate, Ryan Stig, Jarrod Mullen, Evarn Tuimavave, Isaac De Gois, Antonio Kaufusi, Chris Houston, Neville Costigan, Joel Edwards. Interchange: Peter Mata'utia, Richie Fa’aoso, Cameron Ciraldo, Zane Tetevano.

Late Mail: Matt Hilder has been ruled out with a foot injury, Peter Mata'utia has been added to the squad.



Parramatta Eels v Manly Sea Eagles at Parramatta Stadium, 7:30pm

Eels: Luke Burt, Etu Uaisele, Justin Horo, Ben Smith, Jordan Atkins, Jarryd Hayne, Casey McGuire, Tim Mannah, Matt Keating, Fuifui Moimoi, Nathan Hindmarsh (C), Taniela Lasalo, Reni Maitua. Interchange: Shane Shackleton, Mitchell Allgood, Pat O’Hanlon, Justin Poore.

Late Mail: Jordan Atkins is expected to play after recovering from a neck injury, despite not training this week. Reni Maitua has recovered from a virus and will play.

Sea Eagles: Brett Stewart, Michael Robertson, Jamie Lyon (c), Steve Matai, Will Hopoate, Kieran Foran, Daly Cherry-Evans, George Rose, Matt Ballin, Brent Kite, Anthony Watmough, Joe Galuvao, Glenn Stewart. Interchange (from): Darcy Lussick, Jamie Buhrer, Shane Rodney, Tony Williams, Tim Robinson.

Late Mail: Will Hopoate and Tony Williams are in doubt with hamstring injuries, and Steve Matai is in some doubt with a shoulder injury.



Gold Coast Titans v Melbourne Storm at Skilled Park, 7:30pm

Titans: Jordan Rankin, Steve Michaels, William Zillman, Dominique Peyroux, David Mead, Beau Henry, Preston Campbell, Luke Bailey (c), Matt Srama, Matt White, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark Minichiello, Luke O'Dwyer. Interchange (from): Brenton Lawrence, Will Matthews, Bodene Thompson, Clinton Toopi, Greg Bird.

Late Mail: Anthony Laffranchi is in some doubt with a corked leg. Greg Bird will need to pass a fitness test to play.

Storm: Billy Slater, Justin O'Neill, Dane Nielsen, Maurice Blair, Anthony Quinn, Gareth Widdop, Cooper Cronk, Jesse Bromwich, Cameron Smith (c), Bryan Norrie, Adam Blair, Sika Manu, Kevin Proctor. Interchange: Beau Champion, Ryan Hinchcliffe, Atelea Vea, Jaiman Lowe.

Late Mail: Jesse Bromwich is in doubt with an elbow injury.




SUNDAY:

Canberra Raiders v South Sydney Rabbitohs at Canberra Stadium, 2:00pm

Raiders: Josh Dugan, Blake Ferguson, Jarrod Croker, Joel Thompson, Reece Robinson, Josh McCrone, Sam Williams, Brett White, Alan Tongue (c), David Shillington, Danny Galea, Bronson Harrison , Shaun Fensom. Interchange: Joe Picker, Josh Miller, Josh Papalii, Sam Mataora.

Late Mail: Reece Robinson is a likely starter, although he'll need to pass a fitness test. Alan Tongue is also expected to play despite a shoulder concern.

Rabbitohs: Nathan Merritt, Dylan  Farrell, Shaun Corrigan, Greg Inglis, Chris McQueen , John Sutton, Chris Sandow, Ben Ross, Issac Luke, Shannan McPherson, Eddy Pettybourne, David Taylor, Michael Crocker (c). Interchange: Luke Burgess, David Tyrrell, Jason Clark, Nathan Peats.



St George Illawarra Dragons v Sydney Roosters at WIN Stadium, 3:00pm

Dragons: Darius Boyd, Brett Morris, Kyle Stanley, Matt Cooper, Jason Nightingale, Jamie Soward, Ben Hornby (c), Dan Hunt, Nathan Fien, Michael Weyman, Beau Scott, Ben Creagh, Matt Prior. Interchange: Jon Green, Trent Merrin, Adam Cuthbertson, Dean Young

Late Mail: Mark Gasnier has been ruled out with a hip injury, with Kyle Stanley coming into the centres. Jamie Soward is a 50-50 chance to recover from a back injury.

Roosters: Anthony Minichiello, Sam Perrett, Joseph 'BJ' Leilua, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Phil Graham, Braith Anasta (c), Mitchell Pearce, Jason Ryles, Jake Friend, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, TBC, Aidan Guerra, TBC. Interchange: Anthony Mitchell, Mose Masoe, Brad Takairangi, Lama Tasi

Late Mail: Todd Carney and Nate Myles have been stood down by the club for breaching a team alcohol ban. Braith Anasta is likely to move into the halves to replace Carney.



MONDAY:

Cronulla Sharks v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Toyota Stadium, 7:00pm

Sharks: Nathan Gardner, Isaac  Gordon, Ben Pomeroy, Ricky Leutele, Nathan Stapleton, Wade Graham, Chad Townsend, Kade Snowden, John Morris, Luke  Douglas, Jeremy  Smith, Jayson Bukuya, Paul Gallen. Interchange (from): Anthony Tupou, Sam Tagataese, Albert Kelly, Colin  Best, Josh Cordoba.

Late Mail: Paul Gallen avoided suspension at the judiciary on Wednesday but remains in some doubt due to a calf injury, missing training on Thursday. Albert Kelly or Colin Best are expected to drop off the bench.

Bulldogs: Ben Barba, Steve Turner, Josh Morris, Jamal Idris, Jonathon Wright, Ben  Roberts, Trent Hodkinson, Aiden Tolman, Josh Reynolds, Sam Kasiano, Frank Pritchard, Andrew Ryan (c), Dene Halatau. Interchange: Greg Eastwood, Chris Armit, Corey Payne, Mickey Paea.