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.