Benji Marshall is set to miss Friday night's clash with the Broncos.

Friday Late Mail: Round 23

Benji Marshall set to miss Dragons clash, Beau Scott in doubt and Bodene Thompson and Michael Lichaa are set to line up this weekend.

 

Broncos: No changes expected, with Brisbane boosted by the return of Adam Blair from suspension.

Dragons: Benji Marshall is set to be ruled out with a hamstring injury, with Drew Hutchinson to start in the halves. 

 

Wests Tigers: Kevin Naiqama (elbow) is in doubt for the Tigers, while Sauaso Sue (concussion) and Dene Halatau (ankle) are likely to play despite their injury concerns.

Knights: Beau Scott is in doubt with a foot injury, while Danny Levi could replace fellow dummy-half Tyler Randell on the bench.

 

Panthers: Nigel Plum is set to come into the Penrith side.

Warriors: Bodene Thompson should make his return from an ankle injury in the second row, with Raymond Faitala-Mariner likely to drop back to the bench. Ryan Hoffman will return to the side as named.

 

Roosters: The Roosters are injury-free but could rest some of their stars in the lead-up to the NRL Telstra Premiership finals.

Eels: Brad Takairangi is out for the season with a foot injury, with Vai Toutai likely to replace him in the side. 

 

Raiders: No changes expected for Canberra.

Sea Eagles: Brenton Lawrence could come into the side for the first time this season after being named on an extended bench on Tuesday.

 

Bulldogs: Michael Lichaa is set to play despite picking up a knee injury last week, while Aiden Tolman is in doubt with a hamstring injury.

Titans: Kane Elgey is in some doubt after missing training on Thursday. Nate Myles will miss another game with a shoulder injury. Eddy Pettybourne has been cleared to play despite having a virus this week.

 

Sharks: No  changes expected.

Storm: Also likely to be 1-17.