Kieran Foran was ruled out in the warm-up.

The late team changes, injury news and rumours heading into the fifth round of the 2017 Telstra Premiership season.

Roosters: Kane Evans is out with a calf injury, while centre Blake Ferguson (ribs) is a good chance of making his return to the side after being named on the extended bench.

Sea Eagles: No late changes expected.

Cowboys: Lachlan Coote is set to return from injury as named, with Kalyn Ponga to play in the Holden Cup.

Rabbitohs: No late changes expected.

Sharks: No changes expected.

Knights: Former Shark Anthony Tupou is set to come into the side on the bench, in place of Jacob Saifiti.

Raiders: Hooker Josh Hodgson is in doubt with a sternum injury and will be given until game day to prove his fitness.

Eels: Should be 1-17.

Storm: Suliasi Vunivalu is a chance of returning from a shoulder injury on the wing, in place of Young Tonumaipea. Christian Welch is in some doubt with concussion.

Panthers: Should be 1-17.

Warriors: Kieran Foran remains in some doubt with a hamstring injury, with Ata Hingano on standby.

Titans: Konrad Hurrell is in doubt with an ankle injury, with Anthony Don on standby.

Wests Tigers: Jamal Idris has been named in the starting side with Michael Chee-Kam moving to the bench. Hooker Matt Ballin has also been named in the 17.

Dragons: No late changes expected for Paul McGregor's in-form side.