Friday late mail: Round 26
All the late team changes expected for the weekend's games.
Storm v Broncos
Storm: Melbourne are expected to line up as named with Junior Moors and Justin O'Neill dropping off the extended bench.
Broncos: Corey Oates will replace the suspended Sam Thaiday in the back row with Todd Lowrie joining the bench.
Wests Tigers v Sharks
Tigers: Luke Brooks could return to the side after shaking off his hamstring injury.
Sharks: Michael Lichaa and Tinirau Arona are both set to play despite concerns over neck and hamstring injuries, respectively.
Raiders v Eels
Raiders: Brett White will return from his shoulder injury as named, with Canberra set to be 1-17.
Eels: Manu Ma'u cold be a late inclusion after recovering from a broken arm, and could replace the suspended Ben Smith. Pauli Pauli is also in the running to replace Smith if Ma'u doesn't pass a fitness test.
Cowboys v Sea Eagles
Cowboys: Likely to be 1-17.
Sea Eagles: Jayden Hodges will replace hooker Matt Ballin, who broke his leg last week. Richie Fa'aoso is also available for selection again after overcoming his neck injury.
Knights v Dragons
Knights: Korbin Sims is in doubt following a concussion, but the Knights are otherwise set to play as named.
Dragons: No changes expected.
Titans v Bulldogs
Titans: David Taylor is in doubt with a calf injury. Luke Bailey will play despite a neck complaint. UPDATE: Bailey has subsequently been ruled out of his farewell match.
Bulldogs: Josh Reynolds makes a welcome return from suspension, but Tim Browne and Chase Stanley won't be late inclusions.
Panthers v Warriors
Panthers: Brent Kite has recovered from his pectoral injury and could come into the side. James Segeyaro is a confirmed starter after missing Penrith's past two games following the death of his father.
Warriors: Feleti Mateo could come into the 17 after being named 18th man following an impressive performance in the NSW Cup last week.