George Burgess makes a charge for the Rabbitohs in the Auckland Nines.

Official teams to line up in this weekend's pre-season fixtures, with six trial matches and three World Club Series contests including the World Club Challenge between South Sydney and St Helens.

Saturday February 21

World Club Series: Warrington Wolves v St George Illawarra Dragons
The Halliwell Jones Stadium, 7am AEDT 

Warrington (final): 23 Gary Wheeler, 2 Rhys Evans, 3 Joel Monaghan, 4 Ryan Atkins, 24 Kevin Penny, 20 Gareth O’Brien, 7 Richie Myler, 8 Chris Hill, 9 Daryl Clark, 10 Ashton Sims, 17 Ben Currie, 18 James Laithwaite, 12 Ben Westwood. Interchange: 3 Chris Bridge, 13 Ben Harrison, 14 Micky Higham, 19 Anthony England.

Dragons (final): 1 Josh Dugan, 2 Eto Nabuli, 3 Dane Nielsen, 4 Dylan Farrell, 5 Jason Nightingale, 6 Gareth Widdop, 7 Benji Marshall, 8 Rory O'Brien, 9 Mitch Rein, 10 Leeson Ah Mau, 11 Tyson Frizell, 12 Joel Thompson, 13 Ben Creagh (c). Interchange: 14 Trent Merrin, 15 Jack de Belin, 16 Jake Marketo, 17 George Rose, 18 Heath L'Estrange, 19 Peter Mata'utia, 20 Euan Aitken.

 

Warriors v Warriors NSW Cup
Bruce Pulman Park, 3pm local time (1pm AEST)

Warriors (from): Bradley Abbey, Matthew Allwood, David Bhana, Sam Cook, Ray Faitala-Mariner, Nathan Friend, Ben Henry, Ryan Hoffman, Konrad Hurrell, Shaun Johnson, Solomone Kata, Viliami Kaveinga, Thomas Leuluai, Jacob Lillyman, Sam Lisone, Tuimoala Lolohea, Sione Lousi, Simon Mannering, Suaia Matagi, Ben Matulino, Ken Maumalo, John Palavi, Nathaniel Peteru, Api Pewhairangi, Dominque Peyroux, Sam Rapira, Bodene Thompson, Sam Tomkins, Chad Townsend, Manu Vatuvei, Albert Vete, Jonathan Wright.

Penrith Panthers v Parramatta Eels
Pepper Stadium, Penrith, 5.10pm AEDT

Panthers: 1. Matt Moylan, 2. George Jennings, 3. Dean Whare, 4. Jamal Idris, 5. David Simmons, 6. Jamie Soward, 7. Peter Wallace (c), 8. Jeremy Latimore, 9. James Segeyaro, 10. Sam McKendry, 11. Bryce Cartwright, 12. Lewis Brown, 13. Elijah Taylor. Interchange: 14. Apisai Koroisau, 15. Sika Manu, 16. Ben Murdoch-Masila, 17. Reagan Campbell-Gillard, 18. Robert Jennings, 19. Brent Kite.

Eels: 1 Will Hopoate, 2 Semi Radradra, 3 Ryan Morgan, 4 Beau Champion, 5 Reece Robinson, 6 Corey Norman, 7 Luke Kelly, 8 Darcy Lussick, 9 Isaac De Gois, 10 Tim Mannah, 11 Manu Ma’u, 12 Tepai Moeroa, 13 Anthony Watmough. Interchange: 15 Junior Paulo, 16 David Gower, 17 Joseph Paulo, 18 Nathan Peats.
 

Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights
Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan, 6.30pm AEDT

Raiders: 1 Jack Wighton, 2 Sisa Waqa, 3 Jarrod Croker (c), 4 Edrick Lee, 5 Jeremy Hawkins, 6 Blake Austin, 7 Mitchell Cornish, 8 David Shillington, 9 Josh Hodgson, 10 Dane Tilse, 11 Josh Papalii, 12 Sia Soliola, 13 Paul Vaughan. Interchange: 14 Sam Williams, 15 Frank-Paul Nuuausala, 16 Jarrad Kennedy, 17 Shannon Boyd, 18 Josh McCrone, 19 Glen Buttriss, 20 Joel Edwards, 21 Jordan Rapana, 22 Shaun Fensom.

Knights: 1 Kurt Gidley, 2 James McManus, 3 Dane Gagai, 4 Sione Mata'utia, 5 Akuila Uate, 6 Jarrod Mullen, 7 Tyrone Roberts, 8 Kade Snowden, 9 Adam Clydsdale, 10 Korbin Sims, 11 Beau Scott, 12 Robbie Rochow, 13 Jeremy Smith. Interchange: 14 Tyler Randell, 15 Chris Houston, 16 David Fa'alogo, 17 Jack Stockwell, 18 Joey Leilua, 19 Chanel Mata'utia, 20 Jake Mamo, 21 Joseph Tapine, 22 Clint Newton.

Melbourne Storm v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
AAMI Park, Melbourne, 6.30pm AEDT

Storm (squad): Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Jesse Bromwich, Kenny Bromwich, William Chambers, Tim Glasby, Blake Green, Ben Hampton, Tohu Harris, Ryan Hinchcliffe, Hymel Hunt, Felise Kaufusi, Richie Kennar, Marika Koroibete, Kurt Mann, Jordan McLean, Cameron Munster, Shaun Nona, Kevin Proctor, Billy Slater, Young Tonumaipea, Suliasi Vunivalu, Dayne Weston, Billy Brittain, Dale Finucane.

Bulldogs: 1 Brett Morris, 2 Sam Perrett, 3 Josh Morris, 4 Tim Lafai, 5 Curtis Rona, 6 Moses Mbye, 7 Trent Hodkinson, 8 Sam Kasiano, 9 Michael Lichaa, 10 James Graham, 11 Tony Williams, 12 Josh Jackson, 13 Aiden Tolman. Interchange: 14 Greg Eastwood, 15 Frank Pritchard, 16 David Klemmer, 17 Tim Browne, 19 Matt Frawley, 20 Chase Stanley, 21 Damien Cook, 22 Jacob Loko, 23 Corey Thompson.

Sydney Roosters v Manly Sea Eagles
Central Coast Stadium, Gosford, 6.30pm AEDT

Roosters: 1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, 2 Daniel Tupou, 3 Michael Jennings, 4 Blake Ferguson, 5 Shaun Kenny-Dowall, 6 James Maloney, 7 Mitchell Pearce (c), 8 Jared Waerea-Hagreaves, 9 Matt McIlwrick, 10 Sam Moa, 11 Boyd Cordner, 12 Aidan Guerra, 13 Isaac Liu. Interchange: 14 Jackson Hastings, 15 Mitch Aubusson, 16 Dylan Napa, 17 Marty Kennedy, 18 Kane Evans, 19 Nene Macdonald, 20 Willie Manu, 21 Siosuia Taukeiaho, 22 Brendan Elliot.

Sea Eagles: 1 Brett Stewart, 2 Peta Hiku, 3 Jamie Lyon (c), 4 Cheyse Blair, 5 Clinton Gutherson, 6 Daly Cherry-Evans, 7 Kieran Foran, 8 Josh Starling, 9 Matt Ballin, 10 Willie Mason, 11 Tom Symonds, 17 Feleti Mateo, 13 Dunamis Lui. Interchange: 12 Justin Horo, 14 Jesse Sene-Lefao, 15 James Hasson, 16 Blake Leary, 18 Luke Burgess, 19 Jayden Hodges, 20 Tony Satini, 21 Michael Chee Kam, 22 Jake Trbojevic, 23 David Williams, 25 Brayden Wiliame, 29 Jack Littlejohn.

 

Wests Tigers v Cronulla Sharks
Campbelltown Sports Stadium, 7pm AEDT

Wests Tigers: 1 Shannon McDonnell, 2 Kevin Naiqama, 3 Tim Simona, 4 Chris Lawrence, 5 Pat Richards, 6 Mitchell Moses, 7 Luke Brooks, 8 Aaron Woods, 9 Robbie Farah (c), 10 Keith Galloway, 11 Curtis Sironen, 12 Sauaso Sue, 13 Dene Halatau. Interchange: 14 Ava Seumanufagai, 15 Matthew Lodge, 16 Martin Taupau, 17 Brenden Santi, 18 James Tedesco, 19 Delouise Hoeter.

Sharks: 1 Michael Gordon, 2 Sosaia Feki, 3 Gerard Beale, 4 Ricky Leutele, 5 Valentine Holmes, 6 Ben Barba, 7 Jeff Robson, 8 Andrew Fifita, 9 Michael Ennis, 10 Matt Prior, 11 Anthony Tupou, 12 Wade Graham, 13 Paul Gallen (c). Interchange: 14 Pat Politoni, 15 Tinirau Arona, 18 Mitch Brown, 19 Kyle Stanley, 22 Jack Bird, 26 Chris Heighington, 35 David Fifita.

 

North Queensland Cowboys v Gold Coast Titans
Barlow Park, Cairns, 8.30pm AEDT (7.30pm Queensland time)

Cowboys: Lachlan Coote, Justin O’Neill, Matthew Wright, Kane Linnett, Antonio Winterstein, Michael Morgan, Johnathan Thurston, Matthew Scott, Rory Kostjasyn, Ben Hannant, Gavin Cooper, Ethan Lowe, Jason Taumalolo. Interchange: Jake Granville, Scott Bolton, Sam Hoare, Kelepi Tanginoa, Tautau Moga, Ray Thompson, Robert Lui.

Titans: 1 William Zillman, 2 David Mead, 3 Josh Hoffman, 4 James Roberts, 5 Anthony Don, 6 Aidan Sezer, 7 Daniel Mortimer, 8 Luke Douglas, 9 Kierran Moseley, 10 Nate Myles (c), 11 Ryan James, 12 David Taylor, 13 Greg Bird. Interchange: 14 Ryan Simpkins, 15 Matt White, 16 Matt Robinson, 17 Kane Elgey, 18 Kevin Gordon, 19 Eddy Pettybourne, 20 Matt Srama, 21 Brad Tighe, 22 Lachlan Burr.

 

Brisbane Broncos v Redcliffe Dolphins
Dolphin Oval, Redcliffe, 8.30pm AEDT (7.30pm Queensland time)

MATCH ABANDONED DUE TO WEATHER


Sunday February 22

World Club Series: Wigan Warriors v Brisbane Broncos
The DW Stadium, Wigan, 6.45am AEDT (5.45am Queensland time) 

Wigan (final): 1 Matthew Bowen, 2 Josh Charnley, 3 Anthony Gelling, 4 Dan Sarginson, 5 Joe Burgess, 6 George Williams, 7 Matty Smith, 8 Dom Crosby, 9 Michael McIlorum, 28 Ryan Sutton, 11 Joel Tomkins, 12 Liam Farrell, 14 John Bateman. Interchange: 17 Tony Clubb, 24 Taulima Tautai, 25 Larne Patrick, 25 Logan Tomkins.

Broncos (final): 1 Jordan Kahu, 2 Daniel Vidot, 3 Aaron Whitchurch, 4 Justin Hodges, 5 Lachlan Maranta, 6 Anthony Milford, 7 Ben Hunt, 8 Josh McGuire, 9 Andrew McCullough, 10 Adam Blair, 11 Alex Glenn, 12 Sam Thaiday, 13 Corey Parker. Interchange: 14 Mitchell Dodds, 15 James Gavet, 16 Joe Ofahengaue, 17 Kodi Nikorima.

 

Monday February 23

World Club Challenge: St Helens v South Sydney Rabbitohs 
Langtree Park, St Helens, 6am AEDT

St Helens (squad): 1 Jonny Lomax, 2 Tommy Makinson, 3 Jordan Turner, 4 Josh Jones, 5 Adam Swift, 6 Travis Burns, 8 Mose Masoe, 9 James Roby, 10 Kyle Amor, 11 Atelea Vea, 12 Jon Wilkin, 13 Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, 14 Alex Walmsley, 15 Mark Flanagan, 17 Mark Percival, 18 Luke Thompson, 20 Paul Wellens, 21 Joe Greenwood, 25 Andre Savelio.

Rabbitohs1 Greg Inglis (c), 2 Alex Johnston, 3 Dylan Walker, 4 Bryson Goodwin, 5 Joel Reddy, 6 Luke Keary, 7 Adam Reynolds, 8 George Burgess, 9 Issac Luke, 10 David Tyrrell, 11 Glenn Stewart, 12 John Sutton, 13 Jason Clark. Interchange: 14 Daryl Millard, 15 Ben Lowe, 16 Chris McQueen, 17 Thomas Burgess, 18 Tim Grant, 19 Cameron McInnes, 20 Chris Grevsmuhl.