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Sam Tagataese at Sharks training during Grand Final Week.

The expected team changes heading into the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final between the Melbourne Storm and Cronulla Sharks.


Storm: Melbourne are likely to run out 1-17 despite naming a massive nine-man extended bench on Tuesday, although Ben Hampton didn't take the field at all in the Storm's preliminary final and could be the man to make way.

Sharks: Sam Tagataese is set to play for the first time since Round 22, having recovered from a fractured scapula. He is set to join the bench, likely at the expense of Kurt Capewell, while Joseph Paulo has been ruled out with a knee injury.

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