The official team lists for round 21 of the 2018 NRL Telstra Premiership season.

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Canterbury Bulldogs v Brisbane Broncos, Thursday 7.50pm at ANZ Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Will Hopoate
    Fullback for Broncos is number 1 Jamayne Isaako
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 2 Brett Morris
    Winger for Broncos is number 2 Corey Oates
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 3 Josh Morris
    Centre for Broncos is number 3 James Roberts
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 4 Kerrod Holland
    Centre for Broncos is number 4 Darius Boyd
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 5 Reimis Smith
    Winger for Broncos is number 5 Jordan Kahu
  • Five-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Lachlan Lewis
    Five-Eighth for Broncos is number 6 Anthony Milford
  • Halfback for Bulldogs is number 20 Matt Frawley
    Halfback for Broncos is number 7 Kodi Nikorima

Forwards

  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 8 Aiden Tolman
    Prop for Broncos is number 8 Matthew Lodge
  • Hooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Michael Lichaa
    Hooker for Broncos is number 9 Andrew McCullough
  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 10 Danny Fualalo
    Prop for Broncos is number 10 Sam Thaiday
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Josh Jackson
    2nd Row for Broncos is number 11 Alex Glenn
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Rhyse Martin
    2nd Row for Broncos is number 12 Tevita Pangai Junior
  • Lock for Bulldogs is number 13 Adam Elliott
    Lock for Broncos is number 13 Josh McGuire

Interchange

  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Fa'amanu Brown
    Interchange for Broncos is number 14 Kotoni Staggs
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 15 Greg Eastwood
    Interchange for Broncos is number 15 Joe Ofahengaue
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 16 Ofahiki Ogden
    Interchange for Broncos is number 16 Korbin Sims
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Chris Smith
    Interchange for Broncos is number 17 David Fifita

Bulldogs: In a change made an hour before kick-off, Jeremy Marshall-King has been omitted, with Matt Frawley (No.20) to start at halfback. Danny Fualalo starts at prop for the suspended David Klemmer, with mid-season recruit Chris Smith to make his club debut off the bench. Renouf Toomaga and John Olive dropped off the extended bench 24 hours out from game time. Marshall-King and Francis Tualau were the players left out an hour out from kick-off.

Broncos: The Broncos will field an unchanged 17. Matt Lodge will start the match. After Sam Tagataese and Troy Dargan were dropped off the extended bench 24 hours out from kick-off, Gehamat Shibasaki and Patrick Mago were left out an hour from game time.

 

Newcastle Knights v Wests Tigers, Friday 6pm at McDonald Jones Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Knights is number 1 Kalyn Ponga
    Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Moses Mbye
  • Winger for Knights is number 2 Ken Sio
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 David Nofoaluma
  • Centre for Knights is number 3 Sione Mata'utia
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Esan Marsters
  • Centre for Knights is number 4 Cory Denniss
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Kevin Naiqama
  • Winger for Knights is number 5 Shaun Kenny-Dowall
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 Corey Thompson
  • Five-Eighth for Knights is number 20 Jack Cogger
    Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Benji Marshall
  • Halfback for Knights is number 7 Mitchell Pearce
    Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Luke Brooks

Forwards

  • Prop for Knights is number 16 Josh King
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 Russell Packer
  • Hooker for Knights is number 9 Danny Levi
    Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Robbie Farah
  • Prop for Knights is number 10 Daniel Saifiti
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Ben Matulino
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 11 Lachlan Fitzgibbon
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Michael Chee-Kam
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 12 Mitchell Barnett
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 13 Elijah Taylor
  • Lock for Knights is number 13 Aidan Guerra
    Lock for Wests Tigers is number 17 Matthew Eisenhuth

Interchange

  • Interchange for Knights is number 8 Herman Ese'ese
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 12 Luke Garner
  • Interchange for Knights is number 14 Jamie Buhrer
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 14 Alex Twal
  • Interchange for Knights is number 15 Chris Heighington
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Sauaso Sue
  • Interchange for Knights is number 17 JJ Felise
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 18 Jacob Liddle

Knights: In the lone positional change made an hour before kick-off, Josh King will start after Herman Ese'ese was shifted back to the interchange bench. Connor Watson was left out of the Knights team 24 hours out from kick-off, with Jack Cogger (No.20) named to start at five-eighth. Cory Denniss replaces Nathan Ross at centre. JJ Felise makes his club debut on the bench, with Herman Ese'ese starting at prop and Jacob Lillyman out. After Watson and Luke Yates were dropped from the squad 24 hours out from kick-off, Jacob Lillyman and Ross were left out an hour before kick-off.

Wests Tigers: In a series of late positional changes in the back row, Luke Garner (No.12) drops back to the bench, Elijah Taylor moves from lock to the second-row and Matt Eisenhuth (No.17) goes from the bench to a spot in the starting side at lock. Garner is joined by Alex Twal, Sauaso Sue and Jacob Liddle on the bench. 

 

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Melbourne Storm, Friday 7.55pm at ANZ Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Rabbitohs is number 1 Alex Johnston
    Fullback for Storm is number 1 Billy Slater
  • Winger for Rabbitohs is number 2 Campbell Graham
    Winger for Storm is number 21 Cheyse Blair
  • Centre for Rabbitohs is number 3 Hymel Hunt
    Centre for Storm is number 3 Will Chambers
  • Centre for Rabbitohs is number 4 Dane Gagai
    Centre for Storm is number 4 Curtis Scott
  • Winger for Rabbitohs is number 14 Adam Doueihi
    Winger for Storm is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
  • Five-Eighth for Rabbitohs is number 6 Cody Walker
    Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron Munster
  • Halfback for Rabbitohs is number 7 Adam Reynolds
    Halfback for Storm is number 7 Jahrome Hughes

Forwards

  • Prop for Rabbitohs is number 8 Thomas Burgess
    Prop for Storm is number 8 Jesse Bromwich
  • Hooker for Rabbitohs is number 9 Damien Cook
    Hooker for Storm is number 9 Cameron Smith
  • Prop for Rabbitohs is number 10 George Burgess
    Prop for Storm is number 10 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
  • 2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 11 John Sutton
    2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
  • 2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 12 Angus Crichton
    2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Ryan Hoffman
  • Lock for Rabbitohs is number 13 Sam Burgess
    Lock for Storm is number 13 Dale Finucane

Interchange

  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 15 Cameron Murray
    Interchange for Storm is number 14 Joe Stimson
  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 16 Jason Clark
    Interchange for Storm is number 15 Tim Glasby
  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 17 Tevita Tatola
    Interchange for Storm is number 16 Christian Welch
  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 21 Braidon Burns
    Interchange for Storm is number 17 Kenneath Bromwich

Rabbitohs: Robert Jennings was left out of the squad 24 hours out from kick-off, with Adam Doueihi named to start on the wing. Braidon Burns has been elevated from the reserves to the bench. Billy Brittain was omitted on Thursday night.

Storm: Prolific try scorer Suliasi Vunivalu was ruled out 24 hours out from kick-off. Cheyse Blair will start on the wing. Ryan Hoffman (shoulder) returns in the back row with Joe Stimson dropping to the bench. Dale Finucane starts at lock with Kenny Bromwich back to the bench. Albert Vete was cut 24 hours out from kick-off.

 

St George Illawarra Dragons v New Zealand Warriors, Saturday 3pm at WIN Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Dragons is number 1 Matthew Dufty
    Fullback for Warriors is number 1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
  • Winger for Dragons is number 2 Jordan Pereira
    Winger for Warriors is number 2 David Fusitu'a
  • Centre for Dragons is number 3 Euan Aitken
    Centre for Warriors is number 3 Gerard Beale
  • Centre for Dragons is number 4 Timoteo Lafai
    Centre for Warriors is number 4 Solomone Kata
  • Winger for Dragons is number 5 Jason Nightingale
    Winger for Warriors is number 5 Ken Maumalo
  • Five-Eighth for Dragons is number 6 Gareth Widdop
    Five-Eighth for Warriors is number 6 Blake Green
  • Halfback for Dragons is number 7 Ben Hunt
    Halfback for Warriors is number 7 Shaun Johnson

Forwards

  • Prop for Dragons is number 8 James Graham
    Prop for Warriors is number 8 James Gavet
  • Hooker for Dragons is number 9 Cameron McInnes
    Hooker for Warriors is number 9 Issac Luke
  • Prop for Dragons is number 10 Paul Vaughan
    Prop for Warriors is number 10 Agnatius Paasi
  • 2nd Row for Dragons is number 11 Tyson Frizell
    2nd Row for Warriors is number 11 Isaiah Papali'i
  • 2nd Row for Dragons is number 12 Tariq Sims
    2nd Row for Warriors is number 15 Simon Mannering
  • Lock for Dragons is number 13 Jack de Belin
    Lock for Warriors is number 13 Adam Blair

Interchange

  • Interchange for Dragons is number 14 Jeremy Latimore
    Interchange for Warriors is number 14 Jazz Tevaga
  • Interchange for Dragons is number 15 Kurt Mann
    Interchange for Warriors is number 16 Leivaha Pulu
  • Interchange for Dragons is number 16 Leeson Ah Mau
    Interchange for Warriors is number 17 Bunty Afoa
  • Interchange for Dragons is number 17 Luciano Leilua
    Interchange for Warriors is number 21 Sam Lisone

Dragons: The Dragons are unchanged from last week's loss to the Roosters and would effectively be at full strength if Nene Macdonald was playing. Zac Lomax and Blake Lawrie were the last players cut from the reserves an hour before kick-off.

Warriors: Hooker Isaac Luke (calf) and lock Adam Blair (suspension) return to the starting 13, but Tohu Harris has had to delay his comeback by at least another week after suffering a new knee injury. Veteran back-rower Simon Mannering has been given the nod to start in place of Harris, while Sam Lisone is the new face on the bench. Peta Hiku and Joseph Vuna were omitted an hour out from kick-off.

 

Parramatta Eels v Gold Coast Titans, Saturday 5.30pm at ANZ Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Eels is number 1 Clinton Gutherson
    Fullback for Titans is number 1 Michael Gordon
  • Winger for Eels is number 2 Bevan French
    Winger for Titans is number 2 Anthony Don
  • Centre for Eels is number 3 Michael Jennings
    Centre for Titans is number 3 Konrad Hurrell
  • Centre for Eels is number 4 Jarryd Hayne
    Centre for Titans is number 4 Brenko Lee
  • Winger for Eels is number 5 George Jennings
    Winger for Titans is number 5 Phillip Sami
  • Five-Eighth for Eels is number 6 Corey Norman
    Five-Eighth for Titans is number 6 Alexander Brimson
  • Halfback for Eels is number 7 Mitchell Moses
    Halfback for Titans is number 7 Ashley Taylor

Forwards

  • Prop for Eels is number 8 Siosaia Vave
    Prop for Titans is number 8 Jarrod Wallace
  • Hooker for Eels is number 9 Reed Mahoney
    Hooker for Titans is number 9 Nathan Peats
  • Prop for Eels is number 10 Tim Mannah
    Prop for Titans is number 10 Ryan James
  • 2nd Row for Eels is number 11 Marata Niukore
    2nd Row for Titans is number 11 Kevin Proctor
  • 2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Tepai Moeroa
    2nd Row for Titans is number 17 Will Matthews
  • Lock for Eels is number 13 Nathan Brown
    Lock for Titans is number 13 Jai Arrow

Interchange

  • Interchange for Eels is number 14 Jaeman Salmon
    Interchange for Titans is number 14 Mitch Rein
  • Interchange for Eels is number 15 Kane Evans
    Interchange for Titans is number 15 Moeaki Fotuaika
  • Interchange for Eels is number 16 Peni Terepo
    Interchange for Titans is number 16 Jack Stockwell
  • Interchange for Eels is number 17 Brad Takairangi
    Interchange for Titans is number 20 Jai Whitbread

Eels: The Eels are 1-17. Winger George Jennings (groin strain) returns, allowing Jarryd Hayne to shift back to centre and Brad Takairangi to the bench. Reed Mahoney starts at hooker for Kaysa Pritchard (shoulder) with Jaeman Salmon to make his debut as the bench utility. Tim Mannah starts at prop with Daniel Alvaro (knee) out. Kane Evans has been recalled on the bench. David Gower and Will Smith dropped out an hour before kick-off.

Titans: Gold Coast coach Garth Brennan has made a late change, with Will Matthews into the starting side for Keegan Hipgrave. Jai Whitbread is the new face on the bench. Leilani Latu was cut an hour prior to kick-off.

 

Sydney Roosters v North Queensland Cowboys, Saturday 7.35pm at Allianz Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Roosters is number 1 James Tedesco
    Fullback for Cowboys is number 1 Te Maire Martin
  • Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
    Winger for Cowboys is number 2 Kyle Feldt
  • Centre for Roosters is number 3 Latrell Mitchell
    Centre for Cowboys is number 3 Enari Tuala
  • Centre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph Manu
    Centre for Cowboys is number 4 Kane Linnett
  • Winger for Roosters is number 5 Blake Ferguson
    Winger for Cowboys is number 5 Justin O'Neill
  • Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Ryan Matterson
    Five-Eighth for Cowboys is number 6 Jake Clifford
  • Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Cooper Cronk
    Halfback for Cowboys is number 7 Johnathan Thurston

Forwards

  • Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
    Prop for Cowboys is number 8 Matthew Scott
  • Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Jake Friend
    Hooker for Cowboys is number 9 Jake Granville
  • Prop for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua Taukeiaho
    Prop for Cowboys is number 10 Jordan McLean
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Boyd Cordner
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 11 Gavin Cooper
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Isaac Liu
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 12 Coen Hess
  • Lock for Roosters is number 13 Victor Radley
    Lock for Cowboys is number 13 Jason Taumalolo

Interchange

  • Interchange for Roosters is number 14 Dylan Napa
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 14 Ben Hampton
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Zane Tetevano
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 15 Shaun Fensom
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 16 Mitchell Aubusson
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 16 John Asiata
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 20 Sean O'Sullivan
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 17 Scott Bolton

Roosters: Sean O'Sullivan replaces Kurt Baptiste on the bench. Ryan Matterson moves to five-eighth for Luke Keary (knee) with Kurt Baptiste recalled on the bench, although halves Mitch Cornish and Sean O'Sullivan are also in the reserves. Dylan Napa (knee) returns on the bench in place of Lindsay Collins. 

Cowboys: The Cowboys are 1-17. Matt Scott starts at prop with John Asiata moving to the bench. 

 

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, Sunday 2pm at Southern Cross Group Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Sharks is number 1 Valentine Holmes
    Fullback for Sea Eagles is number 1 Tom Trbojevic
  • Winger for Sharks is number 18 Josh Dugan
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 2 Jorge Taufua
  • Centre for Sharks is number 3 Jesse Ramien
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 3 Moses Suli
  • Centre for Sharks is number 4 Ricky Leutele
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 4 Brian Kelly
  • Winger for Sharks is number 5 Sione Katoa
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 5 Brad Parker
  • Five-Eighth for Sharks is number 6 Matt Moylan
    Five-Eighth for Sea Eagles is number 6 Dylan Walker
  • Halfback for Sharks is number 7 Chad Townsend
    Halfback for Sea Eagles is number 7 Daly Cherry-Evans

Forwards

  • Prop for Sharks is number 8 Andrew Fifita
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 8 Addin Fonua-Blake
  • Hooker for Sharks is number 9 Jayden Brailey
    Hooker for Sea Eagles is number 9 Manase Fainu
  • Prop for Sharks is number 10 Matt Prior
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 10 Martin Taupau
  • 2nd Row for Sharks is number 11 Luke Lewis
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 11 Joel Thompson
  • 2nd Row for Sharks is number 12 Wade Graham
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 12 Shaun Lane
  • Lock for Sharks is number 13 Paul Gallen
    Lock for Sea Eagles is number 13 Jake Trbojevic

Interchange

  • Interchange for Sharks is number 14 Scott Sorensen
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 14 Trent Hodkinson
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 15 James Segeyaro
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 15 Kelepi Tanginoa
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 16 Aaron Woods
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 17 Taniela Paseka
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 17 Jayson Bukuya
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 20 Jack Gosiewski

Sharks: The Sharks are virtually at full strength, with Wade Graham (groin) returning in the back row and Josh Dugan elevated from the reserves to a starting wing spot in his return from a long injury layoff. Sosaia Feki was the unlucky man to be replaced, while Scott Sorensen drops to the bench. Reserve Joseph Paulo was cut an hour before kick-off.

Sea Eagles: Manly coach Trent Barrett has made one late change, moving Jack Gosiewski from the reserves to the bench in place of Frank Winterstein. Prop Martin Taupau returns to the starting side with Taniela Paseka back to the bench. Matt Wright was dropped an hour out from kick-off.

 

Penrith Panthers v Canberra Raiders, Sunday 4.10pm at Panthers Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Tyrone Peachey
    Fullback for Raiders is number 1 Nick Cotric
  • Winger for Panthers is number 2 Josh Mansour
    Winger for Raiders is number 2 Brad Abbey
  • Centre for Panthers is number 3 Waqa Blake
    Centre for Raiders is number 3 Blake Austin
  • Centre for Panthers is number 4 Dean Whare
    Centre for Raiders is number 4 Joseph Leilua
  • Winger for Panthers is number 5 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
    Winger for Raiders is number 5 Jordan Rapana
  • Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 James Maloney
    Five-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Aidan Sezer
  • Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan Cleary
    Halfback for Raiders is number 7 Sam Williams

Forwards

  • Prop for Panthers is number 8 Moses Leota
    Prop for Raiders is number 8 Iosia Soliola
  • Hooker for Panthers is number 9 Sione Katoa
    Hooker for Raiders is number 9 Josh Hodgson
  • Prop for Panthers is number 10 James Tamou
    Prop for Raiders is number 10 Junior Paulo
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 11 Viliame Kikau
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 Joseph Tapine
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Isaah Yeo
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
  • Lock for Panthers is number 13 James Fisher-Harris
    Lock for Raiders is number 13 Josh Papalii

Interchange

  • Interchange for Panthers is number 14 Tyrone May
    Interchange for Raiders is number 14 Dunamis Lui
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 15 Trent Merrin
    Interchange for Raiders is number 15 Shannon Boyd
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 17 Corey Harawira-Naera
    Interchange for Raiders is number 16 Siliva Havili
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 18 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
    Interchange for Raiders is number 17 Luke Bateman

Panthers: In the only change from last week prop Reagan Campbell-Gillard (jaw) is a late inclusion on the interchange bench in place of Jack Hetherington. Kaide Ellis was cut an hour before kick-off.

Raiders: The Raiders are 1-17 as named on Tuesday. Aidan Sezer (hamstring) returns in the halves, allowing Blake Austin to replace Elliott Whitehead in the centres. Whitehead returns to the second row, bumping Sia Soliola to prop and Luke Bateman to the bench. Brad Abbey has been shifted from fullback to wing with Nick Cotric getting a run at the back. Shannon Boyd (calf) also returns on the bench, while Jack Murchie and Liam Knight were cut an hour before kick-off.