NRL Casualty Ward: Round 8

All the NRL injuries and suspensions heading into Round 8 of the 2012 Telstra Premiership.

WEDNESDAY

St George Illawarra Dragons v Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium, 4:00pm (local).

DRAGONS: Atelea Vea (knee)/Mitch Rein (pec) – indefinite; Cameron King (thumb) – Rd 10.

ROOSTERS: Frank Paul Nuuausala (jaw) – Rd 12; Anthony Cherrington (knee)/Boyd Cordner (knee) – indefinite.

Melbourne Storm v Warriors at AAMI Park, 7:00pm (local)

STORM: Sika Manu (ankle) – Rd 13.

WARRIORS: Micheal Luck (shoulder/wrist) – Rd 12; Steve Rapira (ankle)/Jacob Lillyman (biceps)/Alehana Mara (knee) – Rd 9; Jerome Ropati (hamstring) – indefinite.

FRIDAY

Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs v Manly Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium, 7:35pm (local)

BULLDOGS: Trent Hodkinson (knee) – Rd 11-13.

SEA EAGLES: Ben Farrar (ACL) – indefinite; Tony Williams (suspension) – Rd 11.

Brisbane Broncos v Gold Coast Titans at Suncorp Stadium, 7:35pm (local)

BRONCOS: Jordan Kahu (knee)/Jharal Yow Yeh (ankle) – season; Ben Te’o (susp) – Rd 9.

TITANS: Beau Falloon (biceps) – Rd 12; Ryan James (unknown) – Rd 10; Kayne Lawton (hamstring)/Beau Champion (neck) – indefinite; Aashley Harrison (susp) – Rd 9.

SATURDAY

South Sydney Rabbitohs v North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium, 7:30pm (local)

RABBITOHS: Roy Asotasi (pec) – finals; James Roberts (knee) – indefinite; Luke Burgess (foot) – Rd 9; Sam Burgess (knee) – Rd 13.

COWBOYS: Ben Jones (pec)/Matt Scott (foot)/Kane Linnett (hamstring) – indefinite.

SUNDAY

Canberra Raiders v Cronulla Sharks at Canberra Stadium, 2:00pm (local)

RAIDERS: Trevor Thurling (knee) – indefinite; Josh Dugan (shoulder) – Rd 9; Brett White (knee)/Terry Campese (knee) – season.

SHARKS: Nathan Gardner (knee) – season; Anthony Tupou (knee) – Rd 11; Isaac Gordon (susp)/Nathan Stapleton (knee) – Rd 10.

Parramatta Eels v Wests Tigers at Parramatta Stadium, 3:00pm (local)

EELS: Ben Smith (pec)/Rory Brien (shoulder) – indefinite; Jacob Loko (knee) – season.

TIGERS: Gareth Ellis (foot)/Chris Heighington (hand) – indefinite; James Tedesco (knee) – season.

MONDAY

Newcastle Knights v Penrith Panthers at Hunter Stadium, 7:00pm (local)

KNIGHTS: Ryan Stig (eye) – indefinite.

PANTHERS: Nigel Plum (shoulder) – Rd 20; Junior Tia Kilifi (toe)/Michael Gordon (fibula)/Tim Grant (calf)/Nathan Smith (ankle)/Kevin Kingston (elbow) – indefinite.