Updated: Round 26 Official NRL Team Lists

The official NRL team lists for Round 26 of the Telstra Premiership, announced first on NRL.com.

FRIDAY

Newcastle Knights v South Sydney Rabbitohs at Hunter Stadium, 7:35pm (local). #NRLNEWSOU

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

Late Mail: Chris Houston has been cleared of concussion and will play.


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

Late Mail: Issac Luke will play from the bench, with Ben Lowe and Justin Hunt and one other player to drop out of the 17.


Brisbane Broncos v Penrith Panthers at Suncorp Stadium, 7:35pm (local). #NRLBRIPEN

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

Late Mail: Justin Hodges picked up a shin injury at training on Thursday and is in some doubt, although the Broncos have said he is still likely to play. Dale Copley has been cleared of a leg injury.

PANTHERS: Michael Gordon, Josh Mansour, Michael Jennings, Brad Tighe, David Simmons, Lachlan Coote, Luke Walsh, Sam Mckendry, Kevin Kingston, Tim Grant, Clint Newton, Cameron Ciraldo, Nigel Plum. Interchange (from): Dayne Weston, Mitch Achurch, Matt Robinson, Adam Docker, Ryan Simpkins



SATURDAY

Gold Coast Titans v Manly Sea Eagles at Skilled Park, 5:30pm (local). #NRLGLDMAN

TITANS: William Zillman, Kevin Gordon, Jamal Idris, Steve Michaels, David Mead, Aidan Sezer, Scott Prince, Nate Myles, Beau Falloon, Luke Douglas, Greg Bird, Mark Minichiello, Ben Ridge. Interchange (from): Matt White, Ryan James, Brenton Lawrence, Luke O'Dwyer, Dominique Peyroux

Late Mail: Nate Myles is a serious doubt with a sternum injury, with Dominique Peyroux on standby.


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

Late Mail: Jason King will play despite a shoulder injury.



Wests Tigers v Melbourne Storm at Leichhardt Oval, 7:30pm (local). #NRLWSTMEL

TIGERS: Tim Moltzen, Matt Utai, Blake Ayshford, Beau Ryan, Marika Koroibete, Chris Lawrence, Benji Marshall, Aaron Woods, Masada Iosefa, Keith Galloway, Adam Blair, Gareth Ellis, Chris Heighington, Interchange: Junior Moors, Ben Murdoch-Masila, Matt Bell, Tom Humble

STORM: Billy Slater, Sisa Waqa, Justin O'Neill, Will Chambers, Anthony Quinn, Gareth Widdop, Cooper Cronk, Jesse Bromwich, Cameron Smith, Jason Ryles, Sika Manu, Ryan Hoffman, Todd Lowrie. Interchange (from): Ryan Hinchcliffe, Bryan Norrie, Jaiman Lowe, Kevin Proctor

Late Mail: It is unclear whether Storm stars Cooper Cronk, Cameron Smith and Billy Slater will be rested ahead of the finals, with coach Craig Bellamy saying all his players are keen to play.



Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs v Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium, 7:30pm (local). #NRLCBYSYD

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

ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Tautau Moga, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Daniel Tupou, Braith Anasta, Mitchell Pearce, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Jake Friend, Martin Kennedy, Aidan Guerra, Mitchell Aubusson, Frank Paul Nuuausala. Interchange: Nafe Seluini, Tinirau Arona, Brad Takairangi, Boyd Cordner


SUNDAY

Cronulla Sharks v North Queensland Cowboys at Toyota Stadium, 3:00pm (local). #NRLCRONQL

SHARKS: Matthew Wright, John Williams, Ricky Leutele, Colin Best, Nathan Stapleton, Todd Carney, Jeff Robson, Bryce Gibbs, Isaac De Gois, Ben Ross, Jeremy Smith, Anthony Tupou, Paul Gallen. Interchange (from): Andrew Fifita, Mark Taufua, John Morris, Jayson Bukuya, Tyson Frizell

Late Mail: Wade Graham (sternum) and Ben Pomeroy (groin) are both rated 50/50 chances of being late inclusions.

COWBOYS: Matthew Bowen, Ashley Graham, Brent Tate, Kane Linnett, Antonio Winterstein, Johnathan Thurston, Michael Morgan, Matthew Scott, Aaron Payne, James Tamou, Gavin Cooper, Glenn Hall, Dallas Johnson. Interchange (from): Anthony Mitchell, Jason Taumalolo, Ashton Sims, Scott Bolton, Joel Riethmuller, Blake Leary, James Segeyaro

Late Mail: The Cowboys could rest players if they are no chance of breaking into the top four by Sunday.


Warriors v Canberra Raiders at Mt Smart Stadium, 4:00pm (local). #NRLWARCAN

WARRIORS: Carlos Tuimavave, Bill Tupou, Ben Henry, Konrad Hurrell, Manu Vatuvei, Feleti Mateo, Pita Godinet, Jacob Lillyman, Alehana Mara, Ben Matulino, Elijah Taylor, Simon Mannering, Micheal Luck. Interchange (from): Russell Packer, Sione Lousi, Ukuma Ta’ai, Lewis Brown, James Maloney, Sam Lousi, Sebastine Ikahihifo

RAIDERS: Josh Dugan, Sandor Earl, Jarrod Croker, Blake Ferguson, Reece Robinson, Josh McCrone, Sam Williams, David Shillington, Glen Buttriss, Dane Tilse, Josh Papalii, Joel Thompson, Shaun Fensom. Interchange: Shaun Berrigan, Joe Picker, Mark Nicholls, Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Late Mail: Sam Williams is in doubt with a shoulder injury. Travis Waddell is his likely replacement. Josh Dugan pulled up with a leg injury at training on Thursday but is still expected to play.


Parramatta Eels v St George Illawarra Dragons at ANZ Stadium, 6:30pm (local). #NRLPARSTI

EELS: Jake Mullaney, Luke Burt, Ryan Morgan, Cheyse Blair, Ken Sio, Ben Roberts, Chris Sandow, Tim Mannah, Nathan Smith, Fuifui Moimoi, Nathan Hindmarsh, Justin Horo, Reni Maitua. Interchange: Joseph Paulo, Casey McGuire, Matthew Ryan, Taniela Lasalo

DRAGONS: Jason Nightingale, Brett Morris, Chase Stanley, Matt Cooper, Bronx Goodwin, Jamie Soward, Ben Hornby, Dan Hunt, Mitch Rein, Trent Merrin, Will Matthews, Ben Creagh, Dean Young. Interchange (from): Josh Miller, Leeson Ah Mau, Matt Prior, Jack de Belin, Jack Stockwell, Cameron King

Late Mail: Beau Scott is a long shot of making a return for the Dragons.