Updated: Round 12 NRL Team Lists

The official NRL team lists for Round 12 of the Telstra Premiership, announced first on NRL.com, now updated with the Friday late mail.

FRIDAY

Melbourne Storm v Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park, 7:35pm (local). #NRLMELBRI

STORM: Billy Slater, Matt Duffie, Dane Nielsen, Will Chambers, Justin O’Neill, Gareth Widdop, Cooper Cronk, Jesse Bromwich, Cameron Smith (c), Jason Ryles, Bryan Norrie, Ryan Hinchcliffe, Todd Lowrie. Interchange: Anthony Quinn, Rory Kostjasyn, Michael Greenfield, Jaiman Lowe, Luke Kelly, Maurice Blair, Kenny Bromwich

Late Mail: Cameron Smith, Cooper Cronk and Billy Slater are all expected to play, although Ryan Hinchcliffe could start the game in place of Smith.

BRONCOS: Josh Hoffman, Gerard Beale, Jack Reed, Matt Gillett, Dale Copley, Corey Norman, Peter Wallace, Scott Anderson, Andrew McCullough, Josh McGuire, Alex Glenn, Ben Te'o, Corey Parker. Interchange: Ben Hunt, David Hala, Dunamis Lui, Mitchell Dodds, Ben Hannant

Late Mail: Ben Hannant has joined the squad after being left out of the team on Tuesday and is expected to back up after Origin, but fellow Queensland stars Sam Thaiday, Justin Hodges and Petero Civoniceva will be rested.


South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium, 7:35pm (local). #NRLSOUCAN

RABBITOHS: Nathan Merritt, Andrew Everingham, Matt King, Dylan Farrell, Justin Hunt, John Sutton, Adam Reynolds, Scott Geddes, Issac Luke, Dave Tyrrell, Eddy Pettybourne, Sam Burgess, Michael Crocker. Interchange (from): Ben Lowe, Luke Burgess, Josh Starling, Jason Clark, Dave Taylor, Greg Inglis, Chris McQueen

Late Mail: Maroons stars Greg Inglis and David Taylor will be given until kick-off to prove their fitness. Both are expected to play, with Inglis returning to fullback, Nathan Merritt moving to the wing and Justin Hunt making way.

RAIDERS: Reece Robinson, Edrick Lee, Jarrod Croker, Joel Thompson, Jack Wighton, Josh McCrone, Sam Williams, David Shillington (c), Travis Waddell, Tom Learoyd-Lahrs, Josh Papalii, Bronson Harrison, Shaun Fensom. Interchange (from): Shaun Berrigan, Joe Picker, Sam Mataora, Dane Tilse, Dimitri Pelo, Mark Nicholls

Late Mail: Josh Papalii has been cleared to play despite suffering an arm injury last week, and Queensland's David Shillington will also play.


SATURDAY

Newcastle Knights v Gold Coast Titans at Hunter Stadium, 5:30pm (local). #NRLNEWGLD

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

Late Mail: Akuila Uate is in some doubt following a head knock during State of Origin. Darius Boyd is likely to back up, and Danny Buderus is expected to return from his achilles injury.

TITANS: William Zillman, Kevin Gordon, Jamal Idris, Beau Champion, David Mead, Aidan Sezer, Scott Prince, Luke Bailey (c), Matt Srama, Nate Myles, Greg Bird, Mark Minichiello, Ashley Harrison. Interchange (from): Luke Douglas, Brenton Lawrence, Ben Ridge, Luke O’Dwyer, Matt White, Jordan Rankin

Late Mail: Origin trio Nate Myles, Ashley Harrison and Greg Bird have all been cleared to play, while halfback Scott Prince will also make his return from an ankle injury.


St George Illawarra Dragons v Parramatta Eels at WIN Jubilee Oval, 7:30pm (local). #NRLSTIPAR

DRAGONS:  Brett Morris, Daniel Vidot, Kyle Stanley, Matt Cooper, Jason Nightingale, Jamie Soward, Ben Hornby (c), Dan Hunt, Mitch Rein, Jeremy Latimore, Beau Scott, Ben Creagh, Dean Young. Interchange (from): Cameron King, Leeson Ah Mau, Trent Merrin, Jack de Belin, Atelea Vea, David Gower, Chase Stanley, Jake Marketo

Late Mail: David Gower, Chase Stanley and Jake Marketo are expected to drop from the bench.

EELS: Jarryd Hayne, Luke Burt, Ryan Morgan, Cheyse Blair, Ken Sio, Casey McGuire, Chris Sandow, Tim Mannah, Matt Keating, Justin Poore, Nathan Hindmarsh (c), Matthew Ryan, Reni Maitua. Interchange (from): Joseph Paulo, Fuifui Moimoi, Mitchell Allgood, Taniela Lasalo, Taulima Tautai


SUNDAY

Penrith Panthers v Manly Sea Eagles at Centrebet Stadium, 2:00pm (local). #NRLPENMAN

PANTHERS: Lachlan Coote, Etu Uaisele, Geoff Daniela, Brad Tighe, Josh Mansour, Blake Austin, Luke Walsh, Sam Mckendry, Kevin Kingston, Tim Grant, Clint Newton, Cameron Ciraldo, Luke Lewis (c). Interchange (from): Ryan Simpkins, Nigel Plum, Dayne Weston, Travis Burns, Danny Galea

Late Mail: Luke Lewis is in doubt with a sore shoulder after Origin.

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

Late Mail: Tony Williams has been ruled out with a back injury for six weeks in a major blow for Manly. Kieran Foran is likely to be ruled out with an ankle injury, with brother Liam to replace him at five-eighth.


Wests Tigers v North Queensland Cowboys at Campbelltown Sports Stadium, 3:00pm (local). #NRLWSTNQL

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

Late Mail: Chris Lawrence is in doubt with a hamstring injury, and Ben Murdoch-Masila is in doubt with a quadriceps problem. Robbie Farah is expected to play.

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

Late Mail: Matt Scott is under an injury cloud after Origin.


MONDAY

Sydney Roosters v Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium, 7:00pm (local). #NRLSYDCBY

ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Peni Tagive, Joseph 'BJ' Leilua, Tautau Moga, Sam Perrett, Braith Anasta, Mitchell Pearce, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Jake Friend, Martin Kennedy, Aidan Guerra, Mitchell Aubusson, Boyd Cordner. Interchange (from): Lama Tasi, Brad Takairangi, Mose Masoe, Daniel Mortimer, Tinirau Arona

BULLDOGS: Ben Barba, Krisnan Inu, Josh Morris, Jonathan Wright, Timoteo Lafai, Josh Reynolds, Kris Keating, Aiden Tolman, Michael Ennis, Sam Kasiano, Frank Pritchard, Dene Halatau, Greg Eastwood. Interchange (from): James Graham, David Stagg, Corey Payne, Trent Hodkinson, Joel Romelo

Late Mail: New signing Krisnan Inu is likely to get his debut for the Bulldogs on the wing, with Luke MacDougall out with an elbow injury.


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