Round 25 NRL team lists

The official team lists of all 16 clubs for the final round of the Telstra Premiership regular season.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs v Wests Tigers, Thursday 7.50pm at ANZ Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Rabbitohs is number 1 Alex Johnston
    Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Moses Mbye
  • Winger for Rabbitohs is number 2 Campbell Graham
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 David Nofoaluma
  • Centre for Rabbitohs is number 3 Greg Inglis
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Esan Marsters
  • Centre for Rabbitohs is number 4 Dane Gagai
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Mahe Fonua
  • Winger for Rabbitohs is number 5 Robert Jennings
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 Kevin Naiqama
  • Five-Eighth for Rabbitohs is number 6 Cody Walker
    Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Benji Marshall
  • Halfback for Rabbitohs is number 7 Adam Reynolds
    Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Luke Brooks

Forwards

  • Prop for Rabbitohs is number 8 Thomas Burgess
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 17 Josh Aloiai
  • Hooker for Rabbitohs is number 9 Damien Cook
    Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Robbie Farah
  • Prop for Rabbitohs is number 10 George Burgess
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Ben Matulino
  • 2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 11 John Sutton
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Chris Lawrence
  • 2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 12 Angus Crichton
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 Michael Chee-Kam
  • Lock for Rabbitohs is number 13 Sam Burgess
    Lock for Wests Tigers is number 13 Elijah Taylor

Interchange

  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 14 Hymel Hunt
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 8 Matthew Eisenhuth
  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 15 Cameron Murray
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 14 Alex Twal
  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 16 Jason Clark
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Sauaso Sue
  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 17 Dean Britt
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 18 Jacob Liddle

Rabbitohs: The Rabbitohs will start the match 1-17. Robert Jennings (hamstring) returns on the wing. Dean Britt will play his first NRL game of the year on the bench in place of Tevita Tatola. Tyrell Fuimaono and Matt McIlwrick were the two players left out 24 hours out from game time.

Wests Tigers: In a late change, Josh Aloiai will start in the front row, with Matt Eisenhuth dropping back to the bench. In other news an hour before kick-off, Luke Garner and Tyson Gamble were dropped from the bench. Robbie Rochow and Malaki Watene-Zelezniak were the two players cut from the extended squad.

 

New Zealand Warriors v Canberra Raiders, Friday 8pm NZT (6pm AEST) at Mt Smart Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Warriors is number 1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
    Fullback for Raiders is number 1 Brad Abbey
  • Winger for Warriors is number 2 David Fusitu'a
    Winger for Raiders is number 2 Nick Cotric
  • Centre for Warriors is number 3 Peta Hiku
    Centre for Raiders is number 3 Michael Oldfield
  • Centre for Warriors is number 4 Solomone Kata
    Centre for Raiders is number 4 Joseph Leilua
  • Winger for Warriors is number 5 Ken Maumalo
    Winger for Raiders is number 5 Jordan Rapana
  • Five-Eighth for Warriors is number 6 Mason Lino
    Five-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Blake Austin
  • Halfback for Warriors is number 7 Shaun Johnson
    Halfback for Raiders is number 7 Sam Williams

Forwards

  • Prop for Warriors is number 16 Bunty Afoa
    Prop for Raiders is number 8 Dunamis Lui
  • Hooker for Warriors is number 9 Issac Luke
    Hooker for Raiders is number 9 Josh Hodgson
  • Prop for Warriors is number 10 Agnatius Paasi
    Prop for Raiders is number 10 Shannon Boyd
  • 2nd Row for Warriors is number 11 Adam Blair
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 Iosia Soliola
  • 2nd Row for Warriors is number 12 Tohu Harris
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
  • Lock for Warriors is number 13 Simon Mannering
    Lock for Raiders is number 13 Josh Papalii

Interchange

  • Interchange for Warriors is number 14 Jazz Tevaga
    Interchange for Raiders is number 14 Emre Guler
  • Interchange for Warriors is number 15 Isaiah Papali'i
    Interchange for Raiders is number 15 Junior Paulo
  • Interchange for Warriors is number 18 Leivaha Pulu
    Interchange for Raiders is number 16 Siliva Havili
  • Interchange for Warriors is number 21 Tevita Satae
    Interchange for Raiders is number 17 Luke Bateman

Warriors: Warriors coach Stephen Kearney has re-jigged his line-up. James Gavet has been left out of the team after being named to start on Tuesday. Bunty Afoa will start at prop, while Agnatius Passi moves from the bench into the starting side. Gerard Beale is out, with Chris Satae elevated to the bench. Blake Green (calf) is still at least a week away. Anthony Gelling was omitted an hour prior to kick-off, while Gavet and Karl Lawton were dropped on Thursday.

Raiders: The Raiders are unchanged. Aidan Sezer (hamstring) has been named in the reserves. Jack Murchie and Liam Knight were cut an hour before kick-off, while Makahesi Makatoa and Karl Lawton were omitted 24 hours out from game time.

 

Melbourne Storm v Penrith Panthers, Friday 7.55pm at AAMI Park

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Storm is number 19 Jahrome Hughes
    Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
  • Winger for Storm is number 2 Justin Olam
    Winger for Panthers is number 2 Josh Mansour
  • Centre for Storm is number 3 Cheyse Blair
    Centre for Panthers is number 3 Waqa Blake
  • Centre for Storm is number 4 Curtis Scott
    Centre for Panthers is number 4 Tyrone Peachey
  • Winger for Storm is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
    Winger for Panthers is number 5 Christian Crichton
  • Five-Eighth for Storm is number 21 Ryley Jacks
    Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 James Maloney
  • Halfback for Storm is number 22 Scott Drinkwater
    Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan Cleary

Forwards

  • Prop for Storm is number 8 Jesse Bromwich
    Prop for Panthers is number 8 Trent Merrin
  • Hooker for Storm is number 9 Cameron Smith
    Hooker for Panthers is number 18 Sione Katoa
  • Prop for Storm is number 15 Christian Welch
    Prop for Panthers is number 10 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
    2nd Row for Panthers is number 11 Viliame Kikau
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Joe Stimson
    2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Isaah Yeo
  • Lock for Storm is number 13 Dale Finucane
    Lock for Panthers is number 13 James Fisher-Harris

Interchange

  • Interchange for Storm is number 14 Kenneath Bromwich
    Interchange for Panthers is number 14 Tyrone May
  • Interchange for Storm is number 10 Tim Glasby
    Interchange for Panthers is number 15 Moses Leota
  • Interchange for Storm is number 16 Tui Kamikamica
    Interchange for Panthers is number 17 James Tamou
  • Interchange for Storm is number 18 Ryan Hoffman
    Interchange for Panthers is number 19 Jack Hetherington

Storm: Billy Slater has withdrawn from the match for family reasons. Jahrome Hughes (who is returning from injury), will start at fullback. Ryan Hoffman has come onto the bench, while Cameron Munster is out with a minor knee injury. Ryley Jacks and Scott Drinkwater are the halves. Christian Welch comes off the bench to start in a straight swap with Tim Glasby. Tui Kamikamica and Sam Kasiano were omitted an hour prior to kick-off, while Slater and Albert Vete were cut on Thursday. 

Panthers: Sione Katoa will start at hooker in place of Wayde Egan. Jack Hetherington has been promoted to the bench. Kaide Ellis was cut an hour before kick-off, while Corey Harawira-Naera and Tyronne Phillips were dropped 24 hours before game time. 

 

Newcastle Knights v St George Illawarra Dragons, Saturday 3pm at McDonald Jones Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Knights is number 1 Nick Meaney
    Fullback for Dragons is number 1 Matthew Dufty
  • Winger for Knights is number 2 Ken Sio
    Winger for Dragons is number 2 Nene Macdonald
  • Centre for Knights is number 3 Sione Mata'utia
    Centre for Dragons is number 3 Zac Lomax
  • Centre for Knights is number 4 Cory Denniss
    Centre for Dragons is number 4 Timoteo Lafai
  • Winger for Knights is number 5 Shaun Kenny-Dowall
    Winger for Dragons is number 5 Jordan Pereira
  • Five-Eighth for Knights is number 6 Jack Cogger
    Five-Eighth for Dragons is number 6 Kurt Mann
  • Halfback for Knights is number 7 Mitchell Pearce
    Halfback for Dragons is number 7 Ben Hunt

Forwards

  • Prop for Knights is number 8 Herman Ese'ese
    Prop for Dragons is number 8 James Graham
  • Hooker for Knights is number 9 Danny Levi
    Hooker for Dragons is number 9 Cameron McInnes
  • Prop for Knights is number 10 Daniel Saifiti
    Prop for Dragons is number 10 Leeson Ah Mau
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 11 Jamie Buhrer
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 11 Tyson Frizell
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 12 Aidan Guerra
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 12 Tariq Sims
  • Lock for Knights is number 13 Mitchell Barnett
    Lock for Dragons is number 13 Jack de Belin

Interchange

  • Interchange for Knights is number 14 Tom Starling
    Interchange for Dragons is number 14 Jeremy Latimore
  • Interchange for Knights is number 15 Chris Heighington
    Interchange for Dragons is number 15 Jai Field
  • Interchange for Knights is number 17 Josh King
    Interchange for Dragons is number 16 Blake Lawrie
  • Interchange for Knights is number 19 Pasami Saulo
    Interchange for Dragons is number 17 Luciano Leilua

Knights: Nathan Brown has made one game-day alteration, promoting Pasami Paulo to the bench in place of JJ Felise. Jack Cogger replaces Connor Watson (groin) at five-eighth, with Kalyn Ponga's season officially over. Lachlan Fitzgibbon (concussion) is also done for the year with Jamie Buhrer taking his starting second row spot. Jacob Lillyman is out, replaced on the bench by JJ Felise. Luke Yates was omitted 24 hours prior to kick-off, while Brock Lamb and Felise were cut an hour before kick-off.

Dragons: The Dragons will line up 1-17 as named on Tuesday. Zac Lomax replaces Euan Aitken (hamstring) at centre. Jason Nightingale (elbow) is out, with fullback Matt Dufty back in the run-on side and Jai Field called up to the bench, while Blake Lawrie replaces Jacob Host on the bench. Luciano Leilua has been named on the bench with Leeson Ah Mau in the starting side despite the pair being switched on game day in previous weeks. Pat Herbert and Hame Sele were the last players dropped an hour before kick-off, while Reece Robson and Host were cut on Friday afternoon.

 

Gold Coast Titans v North Queensland Cowboys, Saturday 5.30pm at Cbus Super Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Titans is number 1 Alexander Brimson
    Fullback for Cowboys is number 1 Ben Hampton
  • Winger for Titans is number 2 Anthony Don
    Winger for Cowboys is number 2 Kyle Feldt
  • Centre for Titans is number 3 Konrad Hurrell
    Centre for Cowboys is number 3 Justin O'Neill
  • Centre for Titans is number 4 Brenko Lee
    Centre for Cowboys is number 4 Kane Linnett
  • Winger for Titans is number 5 Phillip Sami
    Winger for Cowboys is number 5 Gideon Gela-Mosby
  • Five-Eighth for Titans is number 6 Kane Elgey
    Five-Eighth for Cowboys is number 6 Te Maire Martin
  • Halfback for Titans is number 7 Ashley Taylor
    Halfback for Cowboys is number 7 Johnathan Thurston

Forwards

  • Prop for Titans is number 8 Jarrod Wallace
    Prop for Cowboys is number 8 Matthew Scott
  • Hooker for Titans is number 9 Nathan Peats
    Hooker for Cowboys is number 9 Jake Granville
  • Prop for Titans is number 10 Ryan James
    Prop for Cowboys is number 10 Jordan McLean
  • 2nd Row for Titans is number 11 Kevin Proctor
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 11 Gavin Cooper
  • 2nd Row for Titans is number 12 Keegan Hipgrave
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 12 Coen Hess
  • Lock for Titans is number 13 Jai Arrow
    Lock for Cowboys is number 13 Jason Taumalolo

Interchange

  • Interchange for Titans is number 14 Mitch Rein
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 14 Ethan Lowe
  • Interchange for Titans is number 15 Moeaki Fotuaika
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 15 John Asiata
  • Interchange for Titans is number 16 Jack Stockwell
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 16 Shaun Fensom
  • Interchange for Titans is number 18 Bryce Cartwright
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 17 Scott Bolton

Titans: Coach Garth Brennan has made a late switch, moving Bryce Cartwright from the reserves to the bench in place of Will Matthews, who was cut an hour before kick-off with Brendan ElliotJai Whitbread and Leilani Latu were omitted on Friday afternoon.

Cowboys: The Cowboys will line up as named on Tuesday for Johnathan Thurston's final game. Te Maire Martin (ankle) returns at five-eighth in place of Jake Clifford. Shaun Fensom replaces Francis Molo on the bench. Clifford and Shane Wright were omitted an hour before kick-off, while Molo and Javid Bowen were omitted on Friday.

 

Parramatta Eels v Sydney Roosters, Saturday 7.45pm at ANZ Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Eels is number 1 Jarryd Hayne
    Fullback for Roosters is number 1 James Tedesco
  • Winger for Eels is number 2 Bevan French
    Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
  • Centre for Eels is number 3 Michael Jennings
    Centre for Roosters is number 3 Latrell Mitchell
  • Centre for Eels is number 4 Clinton Gutherson
    Centre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph Manu
  • Winger for Eels is number 5 George Jennings
    Winger for Roosters is number 5 Blake Ferguson
  • Five-Eighth for Eels is number 6 Corey Norman
    Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke Keary
  • Halfback for Eels is number 7 Mitchell Moses
    Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Cooper Cronk

Forwards

  • Prop for Eels is number 8 Siosaia Vave
    Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
  • Hooker for Eels is number 9 Reed Mahoney
    Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Jake Friend
  • Prop for Eels is number 10 Tim Mannah
    Prop for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua Taukeiaho
  • 2nd Row for Eels is number 11 Marata Niukore
    2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Boyd Cordner
  • 2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Brad Takairangi
    2nd Row for Roosters is number 16 Mitchell Aubusson
  • Lock for Eels is number 13 Tepai Moeroa
    Lock for Roosters is number 12 Isaac Liu

Interchange

  • Interchange for Eels is number 14 Jaeman Salmon
    Interchange for Roosters is number 13 Victor Radley
  • Interchange for Eels is number 15 Kane Evans
    Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Zane Tetevano
  • Interchange for Eels is number 16 David Gower
    Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Ryan Matterson
  • Interchange for Eels is number 17 Oregon Kaufusi
    Interchange for Roosters is number 18 Lindsay Collins

Eels: Parramatta are 1-17, with Cameron King, Josh Hoffman, Ray Stone and Greg Leleisiuao dropping off the extended bench. The Eels have again reshuffled their spine with Jaeman Salmon dropping to the bench, Corey Norman moving to five-eighth, Jarryd Hayne moving to fullback, Bevan French recalled on the wing, Reed Mahoney starting at hooker and Cameron King dropping to the reserves. Brad Takairangi moves to a starting second-row berth with Tepai Moeroa moving to lock and Peni Terepo (hamstring) out. Tim Mannah starts at prop with Kane Evans dropping to the bench.

Roosters: Mitchell Aubusson starts in the back row with Victor Radley to come off the bench, while Sean O'Sullivan replaces Nat Butcher on the interchange. Lindsay Collins, Paul Momirovski and Kurt Baptiste also drop out of the initial 21-man squad named on Tuesday. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (ribs) returns to replace Dylan Napa (suspension) in the front row. 

 

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, Sunday 2pm at ANZ Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Will Hopoate
    Fullback for Sharks is number 1 Valentine Holmes
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 2 Brett Morris
    Winger for Sharks is number 2 Sosaia Feki
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 3 Josh Morris
    Centre for Sharks is number 3 Josh Dugan
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 4 Kerrod Holland
    Centre for Sharks is number 4 Kurt Capewell
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 5 Reimis Smith
    Winger for Sharks is number 5 Edrick Lee
  • Five-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Lachlan Lewis
    Five-Eighth for Sharks is number 6 Matt Moylan
  • Halfback for Bulldogs is number 7 Matt Frawley
    Halfback for Sharks is number 7 Chad Townsend

Forwards

  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 8 Aiden Tolman
    Prop for Sharks is number 8 Andrew Fifita
  • Hooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Michael Lichaa
    Hooker for Sharks is number 9 Jayden Brailey
  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 10 David Klemmer
    Prop for Sharks is number 10 Matt Prior
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Josh Jackson
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 11 Luke Lewis
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Rhyse Martin
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 12 Wade Graham
  • Lock for Bulldogs is number 13 Adam Elliott
    Lock for Sharks is number 13 Paul Gallen

Interchange

  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Jeremy Marshall-King
    Interchange for Sharks is number 14 Scott Sorensen
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 15 Danny Fualalo
    Interchange for Sharks is number 15 James Segeyaro
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 16 Ofahiki Ogden
    Interchange for Sharks is number 16 Aaron Woods
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Greg Eastwood
    Interchange for Sharks is number 17 Jayson Bukuya

Bulldogs: The Bulldogs are unchanged, with back-rower Rhyse Martin (knee) named despite failing to finish the game last week. Renouf Toomaga and John Olive are on standby as reserves, while Francis Tualau and Fa'amanu Brown were cut 24 hours prior to kick-off. Renouf Toomaga and John Olive were omitted on game day.

Sharks: Matt Moylan (hamstring) returns at five-eighth for Kyle Flanagan, who is listed as a reserve with Joseph Paulo. Jesse Ramien and Ava Seumanufagai were omitted on Saturday. Kyle Flanagan and Joseph Paulo were cut an hour before kick-off.

 

Brisbane Broncos v Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles, Sunday 4.10pm at Suncorp Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Broncos is number 1 Darius Boyd
    Fullback for Sea Eagles is number 1 Tom Trbojevic
  • Winger for Broncos is number 2 Corey Oates
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 2 Matthew Wright
  • Centre for Broncos is number 3 James Roberts
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 3 Moses Suli
  • Centre for Broncos is number 4 Jordan Kahu
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 4 Brian Kelly
  • Winger for Broncos is number 5 Jamayne Isaako
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 5 Brad Parker
  • Five-Eighth for Broncos is number 6 Anthony Milford
    Five-Eighth for Sea Eagles is number 6 Dylan Walker
  • Halfback for Broncos is number 7 Kodi Nikorima
    Halfback for Sea Eagles is number 7 Daly Cherry-Evans

Forwards

  • Prop for Broncos is number 8 Matthew Lodge
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 8 Addin Fonua-Blake
  • Hooker for Broncos is number 13 Josh McGuire
    Hooker for Sea Eagles is number 9 Manase Fainu
  • Prop for Broncos is number 10 Sam Thaiday
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 10 Martin Taupau
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 17 David Fifita
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 11 Joel Thompson
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 12 Tevita Pangai Junior
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 12 Shaun Lane
  • Lock for Broncos is number 15 Joe Ofahengaue
    Lock for Sea Eagles is number 13 Jake Trbojevic

Interchange

  • Interchange for Broncos is number 9 Jake Turpin
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 14 Trent Hodkinson
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 14 Patrick Mago
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 15 Kelepi Tanginoa
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 16 Korbin Sims
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 16 Jack Gosiewski
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 20 Kotoni Staggs
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 17 Taniela Paseka

Broncos: The Broncos have made a series of late changes. Alex Glenn is out, with David Fifita to start in the back row. Josh McGuire will start the match at hooker, with Jake Turpin dropping back to the bench and Joe Ofahengaue to start at lock. After Jack Bird and Todd Murphy were cut 24 hours prior to kick-off, Glenn and Sam Tagataese were omitted an hour before game time.

Sea Eagles: Manly will start their final match 1-17, with Frank Winterstein and Tevita Funa the two players left out an hour before kick-off.