Holden Women's Premiership team lists: Round 1

Holden Women's Premiership team lists: Round 1

The official team lists for the opening round of the Holden Women's Premiership.

Sydney Roosters v New Zealand Warriors: Saturday 3.05pm at ANZ Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Roosters is number 1 Botille Vette-Welsh
    Fullback for Warriors is number 1 Apii Nicholls
  • Winger for Roosters is number 2 Karina Brown
    Winger for Warriors is number 2 Langi Veainu
  • Centre for Roosters is number 3 Shontelle Stowers
    Centre for Warriors is number 3 Shontelle Woodman
  • Centre for Roosters is number 4 Isabelle Kelly
    Centre for Warriors is number 14 Sarina Clark
  • Winger for Roosters is number 5 Taleena Simon
    Winger for Warriors is number 5 Hilda Mariu
  • Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Lavina O'Mealey
    Five-Eighth for Warriors is number 6 Laura Mariu
  • Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Maddie Studdon
    Halfback for Warriors is number 7 Georgia Hale

Forwards

  • Prop for Roosters is number 8 Simiana Taufa-Kautai
    Prop for Warriors is number 8 Annetta Nuuausala
  • Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Kylie Hilder
    Hooker for Warriors is number 9 Krystal Rota
  • Prop for Roosters is number 10 Elianna Walton
    Prop for Warriors is number 10 Aieshaleigh Smalley
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Tazmin Gray
    2nd Row for Warriors is number 4 Onjeurlina Leiataua
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Vanessa Foliaki
    2nd Row for Warriors is number 12 Alice Vailea
  • Lock for Roosters is number 13 Zahara Temara
    Lock for Warriors is number 13 Luisa Gago

Interchange

  • Interchange for Roosters is number 14 Nita Maynard
    Interchange for Warriors is number 11 Tanika-Jazz Noble
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Sarah Togatuki
    Interchange for Warriors is number 15 Lorina Papali'i
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 16 Chloe Caldwell
    Interchange for Warriors is number 17 Kahurangi Peters
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Victoria Latu
    Interchange for Warriors is number 18 Masuisuimatamaalii Tauaua-Pauaraisa

Roosters: The Roosters will line up 1-17, with Ruan Sims (hamstring injury) withdrawing from the squad on Friday. Queensland five-eighth Zahara Temara has been named at lock in her place, while Botille Vette-Welsh comes in for Nakia Davis-Welsh, who is out for personal reasons. Reserve Sharon McGrady was cut an hour before kick-off.

Warriors: A few alterations for the Warriors, with Onjeurlina Laiataua shifting to the back-row and Tamika Jazz Noble-Bell dropping to the bench. Sarina Clark has been promoted from the bench to start at centre. Lorina Papali'i, mother of Warriors player Isaiah, will come off the bench in the mother-son double header on Saturday afternoon. Lisa Edwards was the last player cut an hour prior to kick-off.

 

Brisbane Broncos v St George Illawarra Dragons, Sunday 1.45pm at Suncorp Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Broncos is number 1 Chelsea Baker
    Fullback for Dragons is number 1 Sam Bremner
  • Winger for Broncos is number 2 Julia Robinson
    Winger for Dragons is number 2 Rikeya Horne
  • Centre for Broncos is number 3 Amelia Kuk
    Centre for Dragons is number 3 Jessica Sergis
  • Centre for Broncos is number 4 Amber Pilley
    Centre for Dragons is number 4 Honey Hireme
  • Winger for Broncos is number 5 Meg Ward
    Winger for Dragons is number 5 Shakiah Tungai
  • Five-Eighth for Broncos is number 6 Kimiora Nati
    Five-Eighth for Dragons is number 17 Melanie Howard
  • Halfback for Broncos is number 7 Ali Brigginshaw
    Halfback for Dragons is number 7 Raecene McGregor

Forwards

  • Prop for Broncos is number 8 Heather Ballinger
    Prop for Dragons is number 16 Teina Clark
  • Hooker for Broncos is number 9 Brittany Breayley
    Hooker for Dragons is number 9 Anneka Stephens
  • Prop for Broncos is number 10 Steph Hancock
    Prop for Dragons is number 10 Asoiva Karpani
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 11 Teuila Fotu-Moala
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 11 Kezie Apps
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 12 Maitua Feterika
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 14 Holli Wheeler
  • Lock for Broncos is number 13 Rona Peters
    Lock for Dragons is number 13 Annette Brander

Interchange

  • Interchange for Broncos is number 14 Lavinia Gould
    Interchange for Dragons is number 6 Keeley Davis
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 15 Chelsea Lenarduzzi
    Interchange for Dragons is number 8 Oneata Schwalger
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 16 Mariah Storch
    Interchange for Dragons is number 15 Hannah Southwell
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 17 Ngatokotoru Arakua
    Interchange for Dragons is number 18 Asipau Mafi

Broncos: Brisbane will start the match 1-17. Kody House is out after a head knock last week in an otherwise unchanged side from last weekend's trial. Tallisha Harden and Karley Te Kawa were the players left out an hour before kick-off. 

Dragons: Talesha Quinn has been ruled out by Dragons medical staff. Hollie Wheeler will start in her place in the back row. In other changes to the team named on Tuesday, Melanie Howard (No.17) will start at five-eighth, with Keeley Davis moving back to the bench and Teina Clark (No.16) will start in the front row with Oneata Schwalger