Jake Friend has been named to return from injury for the Roosters' semi-final showdown with the Cowboys on Friday night.

NRL pre-season casualty ward

The latest injury news and estimated return dates heading into Round 1 of the 2015 NRL season.

Brisbane Broncos
Darius Boyd (Achilles, mid-season)

Canberra Raiders
Hayden Hodge (knee, retired

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Pat O'Hanlon (broken leg, indefinite)

Cronulla Sharks
Fa'amanu Brown (ACL, season)
Luke Lewis (knee, Round 1-2)

Gold Coast Titans
Ben Ridge (pectoral, indefinite)

Manly Sea Eagles
Jamie Buhrer (ACL, early season)
Jorge Taufua (shoulder, Round 8)
Josh Starling (knee, Round 4-6)

Melbourne Storm
None

Newcastle Knights
Carlos Tuimavave (ankle, Round 2)
Jaelen Feeney (arm, indefinite)
Pat Mata'utia (leg, indefinite)

North Queensland Cowboys
None

Parramatta Eels
Kenny Edwards (ACL, season)
Kaysa Pritchard (Pectoral, season)

Penrith Panthers
Josh Mansour (shoulder, Round 2-4)
Adam Docker (knee, Round 2-3)

South Sydney Rabbitohs
Kyle Turner (neck, Round 1-2)

St George Illawarra Dragons
Will Matthews (hand, indefinite)

Sydney Roosters
Jake Friend (shoulder, Round 7-8)

Warriors
Glen Fisiiahi (shoulder, Round 3-5)

Wests Tigers
David Nofoaluma (knee, Round 4)