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Friday Late Mail: Round 23

All the late changes and injury doubts heading into the weekend's NRL matches.

Casualty Ward: The NRL injury list
Official NRL team lists: Round 23

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.