Updated: Round 16 Official NRL Team Lists

The Official NRL team lists for Round 16 of the Telstra Premiership, announced first on NRL.com and now updated with the Friday late mail.

FRIDAY

St George Illawarra Dragons v Gold Coast Titans at WIN Stadium, 7:35pm (local). #NRLSTIGLD

DRAGONS: Brett Morris, Daniel Vidot, Chase Stanley, Matt Cooper, Jason Nightingale, Jamie Soward, Ben Hornby, Dan Hunt, Mitch Rein, Trent Merrin, Beau Scott, Ben Creagh, Dean Young. Interchange: Nathan Fien, Jack de Belin, Matt Prior, Jake Marketo

Late Mail: Dean Young is tipped to start from the bench with Jake Marketo starting at lock.

TITANS: Phil Graham, Kevin Gordon, Jamal Idris, Steve Michaels, David Mead, Aidan Sezer, Scott Prince, Luke Douglas, Matt Srama, TBA, Nate Myles, Mark Minichiello, Ashley Harrison. Interchange (from): Michael Henderson, Brenton Lawrence, Ben Ridge, Luke O’Dwyer, Dominique Peyroux

Late Mail: Beau Champion (ankle), William Zillman (hamstring) and Matt White (tonsilitis) are all out. Phil Graham is expected to come into the side at fullback, with Steve Michaels moving into the centres. Dominique Peyroux has been added to the bench, with Nate Myles likely to move into the front row.


Brisbane Broncos v South Sydney Rabbitohs at Suncorp Stadium, 7:35pm (local). #NRLBRISOU

BRONCOS: Josh Hoffman, Dale Copley, Jack Reed, Justin Hodges, Gerard Beale, Corey Norman, Peter Wallace, Josh McGuire, Andrew McCullough, Petero Civoniceva, Alex Glenn, Sam Thaiday, Corey Parker. Interchange (from): Ben Hunt, Ben Te'o, Matt Gillett, Dunamis Lui, Mitchell Dodds

Late Mail: Corey Parker will return early from the cut to his leg suffered in State of Origin II, while Ben Hannant has been ruled out with a thigh strain. Josh McGuire will start in the front row.

RABBITOHS: Greg Inglis, Nathan Merritt, Justin Hunt, Andrew Everingham, Dylan Farrell, John Sutton, Adam Reynolds, Scott Geddes, Issac Luke, Luke Burgess, Chris McQueen, Dave Taylor, Michael Crocker. Interchange (from): Ben Lowe, Dave Tyrrell, Jason Clark, Nathan Peats, Shaune Corrigan, George Burgess

Late Mail: Greg Inglis has been cleared of an elbow injury and will play. Sam Burgess is still a week away from returning from a knee injury.


SATURDAY

North Queensland Cowboys v Canberra Raiders at Dairy Farmers Stadium, 5:30pm (local). #NRLNQLCAN

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

Late Mail: Matt Scott has pulled out of the game following the death of his mother. A replacement has yet to be named. It had been expected Cory Paterson would drop off the five-man bench.

RAIDERS: Reece Robinson, Dimitri Pelo, Jarrod Croker, Blake Ferguson, Edrick Lee, Josh Dugan, Josh McCrone, David Shillington, Travis Waddell, Tom Learoyd-Lahrs, Josh Papalii, Joel Thompson, Shaun Fensom. Interchange (from): Matt McIlwrick, Bronson Harrison, Sam Mataora, Dane Tilse, Trevor Thurling

Late Mail: Trevor Thurling will fall off the Canberra bench.


Penrith Panthers v Parramatta Eels at Centrebet Stadium, 7:30pm (local). #NRLPENPAR

PANTHERS: Lachlan Coote, Etu Uaisele, Michael Jennings, Geoff Daniela, Josh Mansour, Harry Siejka, Luke Walsh, Dayne Weston, Kevin Kingston, Tim Grant, Clint Newton, Cameron Ciraldo, Luke Lewis. Interchange (from): Nigel Plum, Chris Armit, Ryan Simpkins, Blake Austin, Arana Taumata

Late Mail: Arana Taumata is tipped to beat Blake Austin to the final spot on the bench. Sam McKendry and Travis Burns won't make early returns from a calf and cheekbone injury respectively.

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


SUNDAY

Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs v Melbourne Storm at Virgin Australian Stadium, 2:00pm (local). #NRLCBYMEL

BULLDOGS: Ben Barba, Luke Macdougall, Josh Morris, Krisnan Inu, Jonathan Wright, Josh Reynolds, Kris Keating, Aiden Tolman, Michael Ennis, Sam Kasiano, Frank Pritchard, Dene Halatau, Greg Eastwood. Interchange (from): James Graham, Dale Finucane, Corey Payne, David Stagg, Josh Jackson, Martin Taupau

Late Mail: Frank Pritchard has been cleared to play despite suffering concussion last week.

STORM: Gareth Widdop, Matt Duffie, Dane Nielsen, Justin O'Neill, Anthony Quinn, Cameron Smith, Cooper Cronk, Jesse Bromwich, Ryan Hinchcliffe, Jason Ryles, Sika Manu, Ryan Hoffman, Todd Lowrie. Interchange: Rory Kostjasyn, Bryan Norrie, Siosaia Vave, Kevin Proctor

Late Mail: Sika Manu is in doubt with a corked quad.


Sydney Roosters v Manly Sea Eagles at Allianz Stadium, 3:00pm (local). #NRLSYDMAN

ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Adam Henry, Joseph 'BJ' Leilua, Tautau Moga, Sam Perrett, Braith Anasta, Mitchell Pearce, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Jake Friend, Martin Kennedy, Aidan Guerra, Mitchell Aubusson, Frank Paul Nuuausala. Interchange (from): Anthony Mitchell, Boyd Cordner, Lama Tasi, Mose Masoe, Tom Symonds, Tinirau Arona, Daniel Mortimer

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

Late Mail: Tony Williams is not expected to make an early return from a back injury this weekend.


MONDAY

Newcastle Knights v Wests Tigers at Hunter Stadium, 7:00pm (local). #NRLNEWWST

KNIGHTS: Darius Boyd, James McManus, Dane Gagai, Timana Tahu, Akuila Uate, Jarrod Mullen, Tyrone Roberts, Kade Snowden, Danny Buderus, Willie Mason, Chris Houston, Joel Edwards, Neville Costigan. Interchange (from): Chris Adams, Zeb Taia, Adam Cuthbertson, Alex McKinnon, Zane Tetevano

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

Late Mail: The Tigers will give Robbie Farah the option of playing on Monday night, following the death of his mother last weekend.