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Raiders hooker Josh Hodgson is set to hit the ground running in 2016.

The late team changes and injury news heading into the second week of the NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series.


Cowboys: Ethan Lowe has been ruled out for the season with a spinal cord injury. Coen Hess is set to start in the second row with John Asiata likely to join the bench. Antonio Winterstein is in doubt with a ribs injury, with teenage young gun Kalyn Ponga set to make his debut in Winterstein's place.

Broncos: James Roberts is out suspended, with Jordan Kahu to shift to centre and Jonus Pearson joining the side on the wing.


Raiders: Clay Priest is out with a broken ankle. Blake Austin is set to return from a broken hand, but Josh Hodgson is still in serious doubt with an ankle problem despite being named this week.

Update at 2.20pm Friday: The Raiders have confirmed that Josh Hodgson and Blake Austin will both play against the Panthers on Saturday.

Panthers: The Panthers are set to be 1-17 at this stage.

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