NRL Late Mail: Round 8
All the team rumours and late team news heading into Round 8 of the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership.
Bulldogs v Wests Tigers
Bulldogs: Centre Josh Morris is out with an ankle injury. Moses Mbye will shift to the centres with Antonio Kaufusi added to the bench.
Wests Tigers: No changes expected at this stage.
Warriors v Titans
Warriors: No changes expected at this stage.
Titans: Nate Myles is carrying a calf complaint and is in doubt for the clash.
Knights v Cowboys
Knights: Sione Mata'utia is expected to make a return, which could see a reshuffle of the stumbling Knights outfit. There are rumours that a backline change is imminent, with Kurt Gidley a chance of starting at halfback with Mata'utia playing at fullback. Beau Scott could also be a late inclusion.
Cowboys: No changes expected at this stage.
Roosters v Dragons
Roosters: No changes expected at this stage.
Dragons: Jake Marketo is likely to play despite picking up a concussion last week. Jason Nightingle is some chance of being a late inclusion if he can overcome his foot injury.
Storm v Sea Eagles:
Storm: UPDATE: Billy Slater could to make a shock comeback for the Storm, with Cameron Munster on standby if the star fullback is unavailable. Cooper Cronk is set to play despite suffering from the flu this week.
Sea Eagles: Brett Stewart and Kieran Foran are both racing the clock to recover from hamstring complaints. Stewart is a good chance of returning to the side, while Foran could be a late scratching.
Broncos v Eels
Broncos: UPDATED: The Broncos have confirmed that Justin Hodges will return from his hamstring injury. Daniel Vidot is in doubt for the clash with a calf injury, with Aaron Whitchurch his likely replacement.
Eels: No changes expected at this stage.
Panthers v Sharks
Panthers: There is speculation James Segeryaro will be out for this game and could miss up to a month, with Apisai Koroisau to move into hooker and Will Smith set to start in the halves. The Panthers say he will have a fitness test before kick-off and could still play, along with Elijah Taylor and Lewis Brown. Taylor expects to return from his knee injury, despite not being named on Tuesday.
Sharks: UPDATED: Skipper Paul Gallen has been ruled out this week's game and next week's Test match against New Zealand after scans revealed his hip injury is worse than first thought.
Rabbitohs v Raiders
Rabbitohs: John Sutton could his return from a broken jaw.
Raiders: No changes expected at this stage, with Sisa Waqa likely to play despite a knee complaint.