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Friday late mail: Round 21

The late team changes and injury news and rumours heading into the 21st round of the Telstra Premiership season.‌

Warriors: Likely to be 1-17, with Jazz Tevaga and Isaiah Papalii having dropped off the extended bench.

Sharks: Mid-season recruit Adam Clydsdale could make his club debut off the interchange. Sam Tagataese and Jesse Ramien drop off the extended bench.

Eels: Kirisome Auva'a will replaceJosh Hoffman on the wing, with Frank Pritchard also dropping out of the 19-man squad.

Broncos: Kodi Nikorima is out with a groin injury and drops out of the 19-man squad along with Jai Arrow, with Darius Boyd to return from injury at fullback.

Knights: No changes expected.

Dragons: Josh Dugan and Joel Thompson are both set to return from injuries as named, with Dugan playing in the centres and Matt Dufty retaining the fullback role.

Rabbitohs: Souths coach Michael Maguire says Sam Burgess will play despite picking up a rib cartilage injury last week.

Raiders: No changes expected, with Sia Soliola, Jordan Rapana and Josh Papalii all out suspended.

Roosters: No changes expected.

Cowboys: Antonio Winterstein is likely to return from a calf injury as named.

Storm: Cameron Smith has trained this week and is a good chance of playing in what would be his 350th game despite suffering a pectoral injury last week. Still needs to pass a fitness test.

Sea Eagles: No changes expected.

Titans: No changes expected.

Wests Tigers: No changes expected.

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