Andrew Fifita makes a charge during the World Club Challenge.

The Sharks and Broncos have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 1 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at Southern Cross Group Stadium on Thursday.

Cronulla are unchanged, with Tony Williams and Kurt Capewell off the extended bench.

Brisbane will also line up 1-17, with Kodi Nikorima and David Mead dropping out of the 19-man squad updated 24 hours prior to kick-off.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

1 Gerard Beale
2 Sosaia Feki
3 Jack Bird
4 Ricky Leutele
5 Edrick Lee
6 James Maloney
7 Chad Townsend
8 Andrew Fifita
9 Jayden Brailey
10 Matt Prior
11 Luke Lewis
12 Wade Graham
13 Paul Gallen (c)

Interchange
14 Jayson Bukuya
15 Chris Heighington
16 Sam Tagataese
17 Fa'amanu Brown

Coach: Shane Flanagan

Brisbane Broncos

1 Darius Boyd (c)
2 Corey Oates
3 James Roberts
4 Tautau Moga
5 Jordan Kahu
6 Anthony Milford
7 Ben Hunt
8 Korbin Sims
9 Andrew McCullough
10 Adam Blair
11 Sam Thaiday
12 Matt Gillett
13 Josh McGuire

Interchange
14 Alex Glenn
15 Tevita Pangai Jnr
16 Herman Ese'ese
17 Jai Arrow

Coach: Wayne Bennett