Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett hopes Kodi Nikorima continues his development at the Broncos.

Updated team lists: Broncos v Roosters

The Brisbane Broncos and Sydney Roosters have finalised their 17-man squads for their Round 6 NRL Telstra Premiership clash.

Corey Oates is out for the Broncos, with David Mead joining the side on the wing. Herman Ese'ese and Alex Glenn will start, with Korbin Sims and Sam Thaiday dropping to the bench. Kodi Nikorima replaces Jai Arrow in the final 17.

The Roosters are unchanged, 1-17, with Joseph Manu and Eloni Vunakece dropping out of the squad.

Broncos
1 Darius Boyd (c)
20 David Mead
3 James Roberts
4 Tautau Moga
5 Jordan Kahu
6 Anthony Milford
7 Ben Hunt
16 Herman Ese'ese 
9 Andrew McCullough
10 Adam Blair
14 Alex Glenn 
12 Matt Gillett
13 Josh McGuire

Interchange 
8 Korbin Sims 
11 Sam Thaiday 
15 Tevita Pangai Junior
18 Kodi Nikorima

Coach: Wayne Bennett

Roosters
1 Michael Gordon
2 Daniel Tupou
3 Latrell Mitchell
4 Blake Ferguson
5 Shaun Kenny-Dowall
6 Luke Keary
7 Mitchell Pearce
8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
9 Jake Friend (c)
10 Isaac Liu
11 Boyd Cordner (c)
12 Mitchell Aubusson
13 Aidan Guerra

Interchange
14 Kane Evans
15 Zane Tetevano
16 Ryan Matterson
17 Connor Watson

Coach: Trent Robinson