Updated: Round 24 team lists

Round 24 is the NRL’s Exercise Your Mood Round. In conjunction with the Black Dog Institute we believe everyone deserves peace of mind.

Exercise Your Mood Week is being held between September 12-18 and draws attention to the importance of exercise for maintaining good mental health. One in five Australians suffer from a mood disorder such as depression and bipolar disorder.   

To find out more about the campaign and how you can be involved, visit the Black Dog Institute website: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au.

FRIDAY

South Sydney Rabbitohs v North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium, 7:35pm.

Rabbitohs: Nathan Merritt, Dylan Farrell, Shaune 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, Dave Tyrrell, Jason Clark, Nathan Peats.

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

Late Mail: Matt Scott is expected to play despite struggling with back problems this week. James Segeyaro should play despite an ankle injury.



Melbourne Storm v St George Illawarra Dragons at AAMI Park, 7:35pm.

Storm: Billy Slater, Sisa Waqa, Dane Nielsen, Beau Champion, Anthony Quinn, TBA, Gareth Widdop, Jesse Bromwich, Cameron Smith (c), Bryan Norrie, Adam Blair, Sika Manu, Kevin Proctor. Interchange: Rory Kostjasyn, Ryan Hinchcliffe, Troy Thompson, Jaiman Lowe

Late Mail: Maurice Blair has been ruled out with a shoulder injury. Cameron Smith could switch to halfback, with Rory Kostjasyn or Ryan Hinchcliffe to replace him at hooker. Dane Nielsen is struggling with injury but should play.

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

Late Mail: Mark Gasnier has been ruled out with a hip injury, with Beau Scott expected to replace him in the centres. Brett Morris is also in doubt with his partner set to give birth. Kyle Stanley is on standby.

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SATURDAY

Gold Coast Titans v Canberra Raiders at Skilled Park, 5:30pm.

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

Late Mail: Luke Bailey has been ruled out with a virus, and Beau Henry is out for the rest of the season with an ankle injury. Anthony Laffranchi should move to the front row, with Luke O'Dwyer taking his spot in the back row. William Zillman could replace Henry at five-eighth. Esi Tonga will be added to the squad.

Raiders: David Milne, 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 (from): Michael Picker, Joe Picker, Josh Papalii , Sam Mataora, Jarrad  Kennedy



Sydney Roosters v Cronulla Sharks at Sydney Football Stadium, 7:30pm.

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, Brad Takairangi, Aidan Guerra, Boyd Cordner. Interchaneg (from): Anthony Mitchell, Mose Masoe, Tinirau Arona, Lama Tasi, Tom Symonds

Late Mail: Shaun Kenny-Dowall (groin), Sam Perrett (foot) and BJ Leilua (hamstring) are in doubt. Kane Linnett is out for the season with a knee injury. Justin Carney and Tom Symonds could come into the 17.

Sharks: Nathan Gardner, Isaac Gordon, Matthew Wright, Colin  Best, Nathan  Stapleton, Wade Graham, Chad Townsend, Kade Snowden, John Morris, Luke Douglas, Jeremy Smith, Sam Tagataese, Paul Gallen (c). Interchange (from): Anthony Tupou, Johnny Mannah, Paul Aiton, Tyson Frizell, Josh Cordoba

Late Mail: Paul Gallen has been unable to train due to an ongoing calf injury and is in doubt. Wade Graham (concussion) and Kade Snowden (hip) are likely to play, while there are also doubts over Isaac Gordon (cork) and Anthony Tupou (hamstring).



Penrith Panthers v New Zealand Warriors at Centrebet Stadium, 7:30pm.

Panthers: Michael Jennings, David Simmons, Brad Tighe, Junior Vaivai, Adrian Purtell, Travis Burns, Luke Walsh, Tim Grant, Kevin Kingston, Petero Civoniceva (c), Trent Waterhouse, Nigel Plum, Nathan Smith. Interchange (from): Nafe Seluini, Dayne Weston, Sam Mckendry, Matthew Bell, Shane Elford

Late Mail: Travis Burns is in doubt with a hand injury, with Harry Siejka on standby.

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): Lance Hohaia, Sam Rapira, Ben Matulino, Elijah Taylor, Lewis Brown

Late Mail: Lance Hohaia has been cleared to return from a knee injury.




SUNDAY

Manly Sea Eagles v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Brookvale Oval, 2:00pm.

Sea Eagles: Brett Stewart, Michael Robertson, Jamie Lyon (c), Steve Matai, David Williams, 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: Tim Robinson will drop off the extended bench.

Bulldogs: Ben Barba, Steve Turner, Josh Morris, Jamal Idris, Jono Wright, Kris Keating, Trent Hodkinson, Aiden Tolman, Josh Reynolds, Sam Kasiano, Frank Pritchard, Andrew Ryan (c), Dene Halatau. Interchange: Greg Eastwood, Chris Armit, Joel Romelo, David Stagg

Late Mail: Chris Armit is expected to return from a calf injury.



Wests Tigers v Parramatta Eels at Sydney Football Stadium, 3:00pm.

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

Eels: Luke Burt, Ryan Morgan, Justin Horo, Ben Smith, Chris Hicks, 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




MONDAY

Newcastle Knights v Brisbane Broncos at Ausgrid Stadium, 7:00pm.

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, Nev Costigan, Joel Edwards. Interchange (from): Matt Hilder, Lisiate Richie Fa'aoso, Cameron Ciraldo, Zane Tetevano, Keith Lulia

Late Mail: Junior Sa'u is battling a hamstring injury, with Keith Lulia on standby.

Broncos: Josh Hoffman, Gerard Beale, Jack Reed, Justin Hodges, Dane Copley, 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.

Late Mail: Ben Hannant trained this week and is a chance to have recovered from his hip injury by Monday night.