NRL Late Mail: Round 12

NRL Late Mail: Round 12

The late team changes, injury news and rumours heading into the 12th round of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season.

Rabbitohs: Bryson Goodwin has been ruled out, with rookie Tyrell Fuimaono starting at centre and Braidon Burns coming on to the bench. 

Eels: Parramatta lock Nathan Brown has failed to recover from a rib injury suffered last week and will be replaced at lock by Beau Scott. David Gower will now play from the bench.

Warriors: No changes expected, with Simon Mannering to return from injury as named.

Broncos: Johnathan Thurston's failure to recover from injury ahead of State of Origin I means Anthony Milford is a definite out for the Broncos this week, along with fellow Queensland stars Darius Boyd, Corey Oates, Matt Gillett, Josh McGuire and Sam Thaiday.

Sharks: No changes expected, with Gerard Beale, Fa'amanu Brown, Matt Prior and Kurt Capewell replacing NSW Blues Jack Bird, James Maloney, Andrew Fifita and Wade Graham.

Bulldogs: Should run out as named with Marcelo Montoya, Greg Eastwood and Danny Fualalo starting with Brett Morris, Josh Jackson and David Klemmer on NSW duty.

Raiders: No changes expected.

Roosters: The Roosters have five players on Origin duty but should run out as named on Tuesday.