Friday Late Mail: Round 23
All the late changes and injury doubts heading into the weekend's NRL matches.
Eels v Bulldogs
Eels: Expected to be unchanged, with Vai Toutai replacing the injured Bureta Faraimo on the wing and Fuifui Moimoi starting at prop for the suspended Junior Paulo.
Bulldogs: Moses Mbye could come off the bench despite being named as Josh Reynolds' replacement at five-eighth, with Tony Williams having impressed in his cameos in the halves this season.
Raiders v Dragons
Raiders: No changed expected.
Dragons: Kyle Stanley could get the last spot on the bench ahead of Will Matthews. Tyson Frizell is set to return from an ankle injury.
Storm v Sharks
Storm: Jordan McLean is expected to make his return as named off the bench after recovering from his hamstring injury.
Sharks: Paul Gallen is a confirmed start after being sidelined with a biceps tear and a virus in recent weeks.
Wests Tigers v Roosters
Tigers: Updated: Robbie Farah hasn't trained all week with the side due to flu but is adamant he'll play. Luke Brooks could be a late inclusion in the side if he overcomes his shoulder injury. Keith Galloway is battling his own shoulder complaint which kept him out of action last week.
Roosters: Daniel Tupou could be added to the side for the first time since State of Origin II.
Knights v Warriors
Knights: Jarrod Mullen and Beau Scott are both on track to return. Darius Boyd won't play again for Newcastle this year.
Warriors: Shaun Johnson has been battling a groin injury but is likely to play, while Konrad Hurrell is set to take another week to get over his hamstring complaint.
Titans v Sea Eagles
Titans: Dave Taylor was named for the Gold Coast on Tuesday but could be out for the rest of the season due to a bulging disc in his neck. David Mead was left out of the side with a hamstring injury but could be a late inclusion.
Sea Eagles: Steve Matai remains in doubt with his shoulder injury, with Cheyse Blair on standby. Josh Starling was cleared at the judiciary during the week and will play.
Panthers v Cowboys
Panthers: No changes expected.
Cowboys: Tariq Sims will miss the game through suspension, with Gavin Cooper likely to replace him in the back row.