Updated: Round 7 Official NRL Team Lists

The official NRL team lists for Round 7 of the Telstra Premiership, now updated with the Friday morning late mail.


FRIDAY

St George Illawarra Dragons v Newcastle Knights at WIN Jubilee Oval, 7:35pm (local). #NRLSTINEW

DRAGONS: Brett Morris, Daniel Vidot, Kyle Stanley, Matt Prior, Jason Nightingale, Jamie Soward, Ben Hornby (c), Dan Hunt, Mitch Rein, Michael Weyman, Beau Scott, Ben Creagh, Dean Young. Interchange: Nathan Fien, Jeremy Latimore, Trent Merrin, Jack De Belin

Late Mail: Matt Cooper is not expected to return from an ankle injury.

KNIGHTS: Darius Boyd, James McManus, Junior Sa’u, Timana Tahu, Akuila Uate, Jarrod Mullen, Tyrone Roberts, Kade Snowden, Danny Buderus (c), Richie Fa’aoso, Chris Houston, Zeb Taia, Neville Costigan. Interchange (from): Matt Hilder, Joel Edwards, Adam Cuthbertson, Alex McKinnon, Evarn Tuimavave

Late Mail: Evarn Tuimavave is expected to drop off the bench.


Brisbane Broncos v Canberra Raiders at Suncorp Stadium, 7:35pm (local). #NRLBRICAN

BRONCOS: Josh Hoffman, Gerard Beale, Jack Reed, Justin Hodges, Dale Copley, Corey Norman, Ben Hunt, Ben Hannant, Andrew McCullough, Petero Civoniceva, Alex Glenn, Sam Thaiday (c), Matt Gillett. Interchange: Kurt Baptiste, Josh McGuire, Corey Parker, Dunamis Lui

Late Mail: Peter Wallace is out with a groin strain, meaning Ben Hunt moves to halfback and Kurt Baptiste comes onto the bench as the new utility. Dunamis Lui replaces the suspended Ben Te'o on the bench.

RAIDERS: Reece Robinson, Blake Ferguson, Jarrod Croker, Shaun Berrigan, Jack Wighton, Terry Campese (c), Josh McCrone, David Shillington, Glen Buttriss, Tom Learoyd-Lahrs, Joe Picker, Bronson Harrison, Josh Papalii. Interchange: Travis Waddell, Jarrad  Kennedy, Sam Mataora, Dane Tilse, Sam Williams

Late Mail: Terry Campese is in doubt with a knee injury, but will be given until kickoff to prove his fitness. Sam Williams is on standby.


SATURDAY

Melbourne Storm v Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs at AAMI Park, 5:30pm (local). #NRLMELCBY

STORM: Billy Slater, Matt Duffie, Dane Nielsen, Will Chambers, Justin O'Neill, Gareth Widdop, Cooper Cronk, Jesse Bromwich, Cameron Smith (c), Bryan Norrie, Kevin Proctor, Ryan Hoffman, Todd Lowrie. Interchange (from): Ryan Hinchcliffe, Rory Kostjasyn, Siosaia Vave, Jason Ryles, Anthony Quinn

Late Mail: Anthony Quinn is likely to drop off the bench, with Justin O'Neill to keep his spot on the wing.

BULLDOGS: Ben Barba, Steve Turner, Josh Morris, Jonathan Wright, Bryson Goodwin, Josh Reynolds, Kris Keating, Aiden Tolman, Michael Ennis (c), Sam Kasiano, Frank Pritchard, Dene Halatau, David Stagg. Interchange: James Graham, Greg Eastwood, Corey Payne, Joel Romelo


Sydney Roosters v North Queensland Cowboys at TIO Stadium, 7:00pm (local). #NRLSYDNQL

ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Justin Carney, Joseph 'BJ' Leilua, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Sam Perrett, Braith Anasta (c), Mitchell Pearce, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Jake Friend, Martin Kennedy, Boyd Cordner, Mitchell Aubusson, Tinirau Arona. Interchange (from): Aidan Guerra, Lama Tasi, Brad Takairangi, Anthony Mitchell, Daniel Mortimer, Jack Bosden

COWBOYS: Matthew Bowen, Ashley Graham, Brent Tate, Antonio Winterstein, Kalifa Faifai Loa, Johnathan Thurston (c), Ray Thompson, Ashton Sims, Aaron Payne, James Tamou, Gavin Cooper, Glenn Hall, Dallas Johnson. Interchange (from): James Segeyaro, Scott Bolton, Ricky Thorby, Tariq Sims, Mosese Pangai

Late Mail: Moses Pangai is expected to drop off the Cowboys bench.


Manly Sea Eagles v Gold Coast Titans at Brookvale OVal, 7:30pm (local).  #NRLMANGLD

SEA EAGLES: Brett Stewart, Jorge Taufua, Jamie Lyon (c), Steve Matai, David Williams, Kieran Foran, Daly Cherry-Evans, Jason King (c), Matt Ballin, Brent Kite, Anthony Watmough, Jamie Buhrer, Vic Mauro. Interchange (from): Nick Skinner, Joe Galuvao, Darcy Lussick, Dean Whare, Daniel Harrison, Dean Whare, Liam Foran

Late Mail: Brett Stewart (ribs) and Kieran Foran (hamstring) are both in serious doubt. Dean Whare and Liam Foran are on standby to replace the pair at fullback and five-eighth.

TITANS: William Zillman, Kevin Gordon, Jamal Idris, Beau Champion, David Mead, Aidan Sezer, Scott Prince (c), Luke Bailey, Matt Srama, Luke Douglas, Nate Myles, Luke O’Dwyer, Ashley Harrison. Interchange (from): Matthew White, Michael Henderson, Mark Minichiello, Bodene Thompson, Jordan Rankin

Late Mail: Mark Minichiello (ankle) and Matt White (elbow) are both in doubt and will face fitness tests. Jordan Rankin seems likely to drop off the bench. Greg Bird will travel with the team and is a chance of being a late inclusion.


SUNDAY

Warriors v South Sydney Rabbitohs at Mt Smart Stadium, 2:00pm (local). #NRLWARSOU

WARRIORS: TBA, Bill Tupou, Ben Henry, Jerome Ropati, Manu Vatuvei, James Maloney, Shaun Johnson, Sione Lousi, Nathan Friend, Ben Matulino, Feleti Mateo, Simon Mannering (c), Elijah Taylor. Interchange (from): Russell Packer, Ukuma Ta’Ai, Konrad Hurrell, Sam Rapira, Lewis Brown, John Palavi, Krisnan Inu

Late Mail: Kevin Locke is out with a corked thigh, with Krisnan Inu called into the side, although the exact lineup of the 17 is yet to be finalised. Jerome Ropati may start at fullback, with Inu coming into the starting side at centre. The final four-man bench is still to be finalised.
 
RABBITOHS: Greg Inglis, Andrew Everingham, Matt King, Shaune Corrigan, Dylan Farrell, John Sutton, Adam Reynolds, Scott Geddes, Issac Luke, Dave Tyrrell, Eddy Pettybourne, Dave Taylor, Michael Croker. Interchange (from): Ben Lowe, Chris McQueen, Jason Clark, Neccrom Areaiiti, Justin Hunt

Late Mail: Nathan Merritt is a chance of making his long-awaited return from a toe injury.


Cronulla Sharks v Parramatta Eels at Toyota Stadium, 2:00pm (local). #NRLCROPAR

SHARKS: Matthew Wright, Stewart Mills, Ben Pomeroy, Colin Best, John Williams, Todd Carney, Jeff Robson, Bryce Gibbs, John Morris, Ben Ross, Jeremy Smith, Jayson Bukuya, Paul Gallen (c). Interchange (from): Andrew Fifita, Wade Graham, Jon Green, Sam Tagataese, Mark Taufua

EELS: Jarryd Hayne, Ken Sio, Esi Tonga, Willie Tonga, Cheyse Blair, Ben Roberts, Chris Sandow, Tim Mannah, Matthew Keating, Mitchell Allgood, Nathan Hindmarsh (c), Taniela Lasalo, Reni Maitua. Interchange: Casey McGuire, Fuifui Moimoi, Justin Poore, Joseph Paulo


Penrith Panthers v Wests Tigers at Centrebet Stadium, 3:00pm (local). #NRLPENWST

PANTHERS: Lachlan Coote, Etu Uaisele, Michael Jennings, Brad Tighe, David Simmons, Travis Burns, Luke Walsh, Sam Mckendry, Kevin Kingston, Dayne Weston, Cameron Ciraldo, Clint Newton, Luke Lewis (c). Interchange (from): Danny Galea, Mitch Achurch, Blake Austin, Ryan Simpkins, Matt Robinson

Late Mail: Michael Jennings (pec), Kevin Kingston (elbow) and Etu Uaisele are all tipped to be ruled out with injury. Nafe Seluini, Geoff Daniela and Sandor Earl are their likely replacements. There are reports Blake Austin could start the game at five-eighth, with Travis Burns shifting to hooker or the bench, and David Simmons dropping out of the side.

TIGERS: Tim Moltzen, Beau Ryan, Joel Reddy, Chris Lawrence, Lote Tuqiri, Benji Marshall, Tom Humble, Aaron Woods, Robbie Farah (c), Keith Galloway, Adam Blair, Liam  Fulton, Matt Bell. Interchange: Blake Ayshford, Ben Murdoch-Masila, Ray Cashmere, Junior Moors