Nathan Friend battled through the pain barrier to help the Warriors to a stirring win over the Panthers on Sunday.

Nathan Friend, Joseph Paulo join NRL All Stars

Warriors hooker Nathan Friend and Parramatta's Joseph Paulo have been called into the NRL All Stars squad ahead of the Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars at Cbus Super Stadium on Friday, February 13.

Friend replaces Michael Ennis, while Paulo replaces Will Hopoate. Both Ennis and Hopate were forced out of Wayne Bennett's squad due to injury.

Tickets are available for the Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars at ticketek.com.au/allstars

NRL All Stars team
1 Matt Moylan (Panthers)
2 Manu Vatuvei (Warriors)
3 Jarrod Croker (Raiders)
4 Dylan Walker (Rabbitohs)
5 Antonio Winterstein (Cowboys)
6 Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles)
7 Mitchell Pearce (Roosters)
8 James Graham (Bulldogs)
9 Nathan Friend (Warriors)
10 Jarred Waerea-Hargreaves (Roosters)
11 Beau Scott (c) (Knights)
12 Jason Taumalolo (Cowboys)
13 Paul Gallen (Sharks)
Interchange:
14 Jesse Bromwich (Storm)
15 Luke Brooks (Tigers)
16 Joseph Paulo (Eels)
17 Trent Merrin (Dragons)
18 Corey Parker (Broncos)
19 Jeremy Smith(Knights)
20 Dave Taylor (Titans)