The official 21-man squads for all 16 clubs for this week's matches, updated with 19-man line-ups 24 hours before each game and with the final 17-man sides one hour before kick-off.

Round 23 team lists

Eels v Bulldogs, Thursday 7.50pm at Bankwest Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Eels is number 1 Clinton Gutherson
    Fullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
  • Winger for Eels is number 2 Maika Sivo
    Winger for Bulldogs is number 2 Nick Meaney
  • Centre for Eels is number 3 Michael Jennings
    Centre for Bulldogs is number 3 Kerrod Holland
  • Centre for Eels is number 4 Waqa Blake
    Centre for Bulldogs is number 4 Will Hopoate
  • Winger for Eels is number 5 Brad Takairangi
    Winger for Bulldogs is number 5 Reimis Smith
  • Five-Eighth for Eels is number 6 Dylan Brown
    Five-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Kieran Foran
  • Halfback for Eels is number 7 Mitchell Moses
    Halfback for Bulldogs is number 7 Lachlan Lewis

Forwards

  • Prop for Eels is number 8 Kane Evans
    Prop for Bulldogs is number 8 Aiden Tolman
  • Hooker for Eels is number 9 Reed Mahoney
    Hooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Jeremy Marshall-King
  • Prop for Eels is number 10 Junior Paulo
    Prop for Bulldogs is number 10 Dylan Napa
  • 2nd Row for Eels is number 11 Shaun Lane
    2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Josh Jackson
  • 2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Manu Ma'u
    2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Corey Harawira-Naera
  • Lock for Eels is number 13 Nathan Brown
    Lock for Bulldogs is number 13 Adam Elliott

Interchange

  • Interchange for Eels is number 15 David Gower
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Jack Cogger
  • Interchange for Eels is number 16 Daniel Alvaro
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 15 Renouf Toomaga
  • Interchange for Eels is number 17 Marata Niukore
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 16 Raymond Faitala-Mariner
  • Interchange for Eels is number 18 Tepai Moeroa
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Chris Smith

Eels: Junior Paulo is back on deck after missing the Titans game with a rolled ankle so Daniel Alvaro shifts to the bench. In a late change an hour before kick-off Peni Terepo drops off the bench and his place is taken by Tepai Moeroa. George Jennings and Stefano Utoikamanu were the two players omitted 24 hours before kick-off. Jaeman Salmon and Terepo were the last two men cut an hour before game time.

Bulldogs: Winning form is good form so Dean Pay has stuck with the same 17 which got the job done last week. Having upset the Knights, Panthers, Wests Tigers and Souths during the past six weeks, the Bulldogs will be keen to play spoiler for another finals-bound opponent. Morgan Harper and Ofahiki Ogden were cut from the reserves list on Wednesday and Danny Fualalo and Michael Lichaa were the last two cut an hour before kick-off.

Cowboys v Panthers, Friday 6pm at 1300SMILES Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Cowboys is number 1 Scott Drinkwater
    Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Dylan Edwards
  • Winger for Cowboys is number 2 Kyle Feldt
    Winger for Panthers is number 2 Stephen Crichton
  • Centre for Cowboys is number 3 Jordan Kahu
    Centre for Panthers is number 3 Dean Whare
  • Centre for Cowboys is number 4 Tom Opacic
    Centre for Panthers is number 4 Brent Naden
  • Winger for Cowboys is number 5 Murray Taulagi
    Winger for Panthers is number 5 Brian To'o
  • Five-Eighth for Cowboys is number 6 Michael Morgan
    Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 James Maloney
  • Halfback for Cowboys is number 13 John Asiata
    Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan Cleary

Forwards

  • Prop for Cowboys is number 8 Scott Bolton
    Prop for Panthers is number 8 James Tamou
  • Hooker for Cowboys is number 9 Jake Granville
    Hooker for Panthers is number 9 Mitchell Kenny
  • Prop for Cowboys is number 10 Jordan McLean
    Prop for Panthers is number 10 James Fisher-Harris
  • 2nd Row for Cowboys is number 11 Gavin Cooper
    2nd Row for Panthers is number 11 Viliame Kikau
  • 2nd Row for Cowboys is number 12 Shane Wright
    2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Liam Martin
  • Lock for Cowboys is number 18 Jason Taumalolo
    Lock for Panthers is number 13 Isaah Yeo

Interchange

  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 14 Reuben Cotter
    Interchange for Panthers is number 15 Spencer Leniu
  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 15 Coen Hess
    Interchange for Panthers is number 16 Moses Leota
  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 16 Peter Hola
    Interchange for Panthers is number 17 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 17 Francis Molo
    Interchange for Panthers is number 18 Wayde Egan

Cowboys: Tom Gilbert and Corey Jensen are the final cuts for North Queensland.The club has rallied around prop Matt Scott after he suffered a mild stroke on Sunday. Scott Bolton has been named to start in his place. Coen Hess drops to the bench. Jordan Kahu shifts from wing to centre, with Murray Taulagi promoted to start on the wing. In a huge boost for the Cowboys Jason Taumalolo will make a return from a foot injury at lock. Halfback Jake Clifford dropped out on Thursday with an ankle injury so John Asiata will move into the halves. Gideon Gela-Mosby was omitted 24 hours before kick-off.

Panthers: Jarome Luai and William Burns drop out of the match-day squad for Penrith. Josh Mansour (back) has been left out and his spot on the wing is taken by 18-year-old Stephen Crichton, who returns from an ankle injury. Isaah Yeo has been named to start and Moses Leota is on the bench but they may swap again on game day as they did last week. Hame Sele and Malakai Watene-Zelezniak were omitted 24 hours before kick-off.

Broncos v Rabbitohs, Friday 7.55pm at Suncorp Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Broncos is number 1 Anthony Milford
    Fullback for Rabbitohs is number 1 Adam Doueihi
  • Winger for Broncos is number 5 Jamayne Isaako
    Winger for Rabbitohs is number 2 Dane Gagai
  • Centre for Broncos is number 3 Kotoni Staggs
    Centre for Rabbitohs is number 3 James Roberts
  • Centre for Broncos is number 4 Alex Glenn
    Centre for Rabbitohs is number 19 Corey Allan
  • Winger for Broncos is number 2 Corey Oates
    Winger for Rabbitohs is number 5 Campbell Graham
  • Five-Eighth for Broncos is number 6 Darius Boyd
    Five-Eighth for Rabbitohs is number 6 Cody Walker
  • Halfback for Broncos is number 7 Sean O'Sullivan
    Halfback for Rabbitohs is number 7 Adam Reynolds

Forwards

  • Prop for Broncos is number 8 Matthew Lodge
    Prop for Rabbitohs is number 17 Tevita Tatola
  • Hooker for Broncos is number 9 Andrew McCullough
    Hooker for Rabbitohs is number 9 Damien Cook
  • Prop for Broncos is number 10 Payne Haas
    Prop for Rabbitohs is number 10 Liam Knight
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 11 David Fifita
    2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 11 John Sutton
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 12 Matt Gillett
    2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 12 Jaydn Su'A
  • Lock for Broncos is number 13 Joe Ofahengaue
    Lock for Rabbitohs is number 13 Cameron Murray

Interchange

  • Interchange for Broncos is number 14 James Segeyaro
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 14 Mark Nicholls
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 15 Thomas Flegler
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 16 Dean Britt
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 16 Gehamat Shibasaki
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 18 Tom Amone
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 17 Patrick Carrigan
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 20 Bayley Sironen

Broncos: The loss of Tevita Pangai to suspension is offset by the return of Matt Gillett from a back injury. Halfback Jake Turpin has also been suspended and his place is taken by Sean O'Sullivan. Alex Glenn returns after missing two weeks with a knee injury so Gehamat Shibasaki goes to the bench and Izaia Perese drops to the reserves. Shaun Fensom and Tesi Niu dropped off the reserves list 24 hours before kick-off. Rhys Kennedy and Izaia Perese were the final two cut an hour before game time.

Rabbitohs: Two late changes for Souths an hour before kick-off with Kyle Turner and Ethan Lowe dropping out. Corey Allan moves into the centres and Bayley Sironen takes Lowe's spot on the bench. The Bunnies had already lost Sam Burgess (quad) on Thursday. He was replaced in the starting side by Junior Tatola. The new man on the bench is Tom Amone. Centre Braidon Burns is out with a hamstring injury. A knee injury to prop Tom Burgess allows Liam Knight to move into the starting team and Mark Nicholls to come onto the bench. Connor Tracey was omitted from the squad on Thursday. The Rabbitohs have not defeated the Broncos at Suncorp Stadium since 2015.

Sharks v Warriors, Saturday 3pm at PointsBet Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Sharks is number 1 Josh Dugan
    Fullback for Warriors is number 1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
  • Winger for Sharks is number 2 Sosaia Feki
    Winger for Warriors is number 2 David Fusitu'a
  • Centre for Sharks is number 3 Bronson Xerri
    Centre for Warriors is number 3 Peta Hiku
  • Centre for Sharks is number 4 Josh Morris
    Centre for Warriors is number 4 Patrick Herbert
  • Winger for Sharks is number 5 Ronaldo Mulitalo
    Winger for Warriors is number 5 Ken Maumalo
  • Five-Eighth for Sharks is number 6 Shaun Johnson
    Five-Eighth for Warriors is number 6 Chanel Harris-Tavita
  • Halfback for Sharks is number 7 Chad Townsend
    Halfback for Warriors is number 7 Blake Green

Forwards

  • Prop for Sharks is number 8 Aaron Woods
    Prop for Warriors is number 14 Lachlan Burr
  • Hooker for Sharks is number 9 Jayden Brailey
    Hooker for Warriors is number 9 Issac Luke
  • Prop for Sharks is number 10 Matt Prior
    Prop for Warriors is number 10 Leeson Ah Mau
  • 2nd Row for Sharks is number 11 Briton Nikora
    2nd Row for Warriors is number 11 Adam Blair
  • 2nd Row for Sharks is number 12 Wade Graham
    2nd Row for Warriors is number 12 Isaiah Papali'i
  • Lock for Sharks is number 13 Paul Gallen
    Lock for Warriors is number 13 Jazz Tevaga

Interchange

  • Interchange for Sharks is number 14 Kurt Capewell
    Interchange for Warriors is number 8 Agnatius Paasi
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 15 Jack Williams
    Interchange for Warriors is number 15 Sam Lisone
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 16 Andrew Fifita
    Interchange for Warriors is number 17 Kodi Nikorima
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 17 Braden Hamlin-Uele
    Interchange for Warriors is number 22 Blake Ayshford

Sharks: The Sharks will line up 1-17 as named. Matt Moylan's hamstring injury means Josh Dugan goes to fullback and Ronaldo Mulitalo starts on the wing. Andrew Fifita is back from a knee injury on the interchange bench. Sharks five-eighth Shaun Johnson requires seven points for 1000 NRL points. Backs Sione Katoa and Kyle Flanagan were trimmed from the reserves at the 24-hour mark, while Blayke Brailey and Billy Margoulias were the last players cut before kick-off.

Warriors: Bunty Afoa is out, replaced on the bench by Blake Ayshford, while Lachlan Burr has been elevated to the starting lineup at the expense of Agnatius Paasi. David Fusitu'a and Patrick Herbert return from hamstring injuries while Isaac Luke is back as the starting hooker after suspension. Gerard Beale's season is over after suffering a fractured kneecap against the Roosters. Adam Pompey and Ligi Sao were omitted the day before the game. Adam Keighran was cut an hour prior to kick-off. 

Wests Tigers v Knights, Saturday 5.30pm at Campbelltown Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Corey Thompson
    Fullback for Knights is number 1 Kalyn Ponga
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 Robert Jennings
    Winger for Knights is number 2 Hymel Hunt
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Paul Momirovski
    Centre for Knights is number 3 Sione Mata'utia
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Esan Marsters
    Centre for Knights is number 20 Bradman Best
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 David Nofoaluma
    Winger for Knights is number 5 Shaun Kenny-Dowall
  • Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Benji Marshall
    Five-Eighth for Knights is number 6 Mason Lino
  • Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Luke Brooks
    Halfback for Knights is number 7 Mitchell Pearce

Forwards

  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 Thomas Mikaele
    Prop for Knights is number 8 David Klemmer
  • Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 13 Ryan Matterson
    Hooker for Knights is number 9 Danny Levi
  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Oliver Clark
    Prop for Knights is number 10 Daniel Saifiti
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Luke Garner
    2nd Row for Knights is number 11 Lachlan Fitzgibbon
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 Chris Lawrence
    2nd Row for Knights is number 12 Mitchell Barnett
  • Lock for Wests Tigers is number 14 Matthew Eisenhuth
    Lock for Knights is number 21 Tim Glasby

Interchange

  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 9 Josh Reynolds
    Interchange for Knights is number 13 Josh King
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Elijah Taylor
    Interchange for Knights is number 15 Herman Ese'ese
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 16 Alex Twal
    Interchange for Knights is number 16 Jacob Saifiti
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 17 Michael Chee-Kam
    Interchange for Knights is number 17 Aidan Guerra

Wests Tigers: Josh Reynolds will come off the bench, with Ryan Matterson switching to hooker and Matt Eisenhuth earning a start at lock. Luke Garner is back after a week's suspension. Paul Momirovski shifts to centre at the expense of Tommy Talau and Robert Jennings has been recalled as the starting winger. Chris Lawrence returns to the starting line-up, with Michael Chee Kam dropping to the bench. Thomas Mikaele has been named to start at prop, with Matt Eisenhuth back to the bench. Sam McIntyre was cut from the reserves list on Friday, while Tommy Talau and Chris McQueen were omitted an hour prior to kick-off.

Knights: A hamstring injury to centre Tautau Moga has given 18-year-old Bradman Best a chance to make his NRL debut. Danny Levi comes in at hooker to replace Connor Watson (knee), while Origin forward Tim Glasby has been elevated to the starting lineup after missing last weekend's game due to concussion protocols. Josh King moves to the bench, while Kurt Mann was named on the bench on Tuesday but has been omitted to make room for Glasby. Jamie Buhrer and Chris Randall were the last players cut before kick-off.

Dragons v Roosters, Saturday 7.35pm at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Dragons is number 1 Corey Norman
    Fullback for Roosters is number 1 James Tedesco
  • Winger for Dragons is number 2 Zac Lomax
    Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
  • Centre for Dragons is number 3 Euan Aitken
    Centre for Roosters is number 20 Billy Smith
  • Centre for Dragons is number 4 Timoteo Lafai
    Centre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph Manu
  • Winger for Dragons is number 5 Jonus Pearson
    Winger for Roosters is number 5 Brett Morris
  • Five-Eighth for Dragons is number 6 Gareth Widdop
    Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke Keary
  • Halfback for Dragons is number 18 Tristan Sailor
    Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Cooper Cronk

Forwards

  • Prop for Dragons is number 8 James Graham
    Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
  • Hooker for Dragons is number 9 Cameron McInnes
    Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Sam Verrills
  • Prop for Dragons is number 10 Paul Vaughan
    Prop for Roosters is number 10 Isaac Liu
  • 2nd Row for Dragons is number 11 Jackson Ford
    2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Angus Crichton
  • 2nd Row for Dragons is number 12 Luciano Leilua
    2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Mitchell Aubusson
  • Lock for Dragons is number 13 Tyson Frizell
    Lock for Roosters is number 13 Victor Radley

Interchange

  • Interchange for Dragons is number 14 Jeremy Latimore
    Interchange for Roosters is number 14 Nat Butcher
  • Interchange for Dragons is number 15 Korbin Sims
    Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Zane Tetevano
  • Interchange for Dragons is number 16 Blake Lawrie
    Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Siosiua Taukeiaho
  • Interchange for Dragons is number 20 Jacob Host
    Interchange for Roosters is number 18 Lindsay Collins

Dragons: Tristan Sailor is a late inclusion in the starting side with Ben Hunt dropping out with concussion, while Jacob Host joins the interchange. Jonus Pearson comes in on the wing for his eighth game of the season at the expense of Mikaele Ravalawa, who dropped out of the squad on game day. Jackson Ford has been promoted to the starting side after making his NRL debut off the bench last week. Patrick Kaufusi (concussion protocols) and Josh Kerr were the first omissions 24 hours out from kick-off. 

Roosters: Latrell Mitchell (calf) is out, replaced by Billy Smith, while Lindsay Collins replaces Poasa Faamausili on the bench. Lachlan Lam and Sitili Topouniua were the 24-hour cuts from the squad.  

Storm v Titans, Sunday 2pm at AAMI Park

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Storm is number 17 Ryan Papenhuyzen
    Fullback for Titans is number 1 Michael Gordon
  • Winger for Storm is number 2 Suliasi Vunivalu
    Winger for Titans is number 2 Jesse Arthars
  • Centre for Storm is number 18 Curtis Scott
    Centre for Titans is number 3 Kallum Watkins
  • Centre for Storm is number 4 Justin Olam
    Centre for Titans is number 4 Brian Kelly
  • Winger for Storm is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
    Winger for Titans is number 5 Phillip Sami
  • Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron Munster
    Five-Eighth for Titans is number 6 Tyrone Peachey
  • Halfback for Storm is number 1 Jahrome Hughes
    Halfback for Titans is number 7 Ryley Jacks

Forwards

  • Prop for Storm is number 8 Jesse Bromwich
    Prop for Titans is number 8 Moeaki Fotuaika
  • Hooker for Storm is number 9 Cameron Smith
    Hooker for Titans is number 9 Mitch Rein
  • Prop for Storm is number 10 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
    Prop for Titans is number 10 Jai Arrow
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
    2nd Row for Titans is number 11 Kevin Proctor
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Kenneath Bromwich
    2nd Row for Titans is number 12 Sam Stone
  • Lock for Storm is number 13 Dale Finucane
    Lock for Titans is number 13 Nathan Peats

Interchange

  • Interchange for Storm is number 14 Brandon Smith
    Interchange for Titans is number 14 Alexander Brimson
  • Interchange for Storm is number 15 Tui Kamikamica
    Interchange for Titans is number 15 Jai Whitbread
  • Interchange for Storm is number 19 Tom Eisenhuth
    Interchange for Titans is number 16 Jarrod Wallace
  • Interchange for Storm is number 20 Max King
    Interchange for Titans is number 18 Bryce Cartwright

Storm: Storm have reshuffled their spine with Brodie Croft omitted an hour before kick-off. That means fullback Jahrome Hughes now goes into the halves and No.17 Ryan Papenhuzen comes off the bench and into the No.1 position. On Saturday Storm announced Curtis Scott would be replacing Will Chambers (sprained ankle) in the centres and Tom Eisenhuth was being promoted to the bench for Joe Stimson. The Sunday changes mean Max King comes up from the reserves to the interchange bench. Brandon Smith is also returning from an ankle injury after missing last week's loss to the Raiders.

Titans: No changes to the initial 17-man team named on Tuesday. Jarrod Wallace is a welcome addition after missing last week's game for personal reasons, while Michael Gordon takes over at fullback and AJ Brimson moves to the bench. Jai Arrow has been named at prop and Nathan Peats at lock. An hour before kick-off Bryce Cartwright, in the No.18 jersey, earned a reprieve and was brought onto the bench from the reserves in place of Brenko Lee.

Raiders v Sea Eagles, Sunday 4.05pm at GIO Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Raiders is number 1 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
    Fullback for Sea Eagles is number 1 Tom Trbojevic
  • Winger for Raiders is number 2 Nick Cotric
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 2 Jorge Taufua
  • Centre for Raiders is number 3 Jarrod Croker
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 3 Brendan Elliot
  • Centre for Raiders is number 4 Joseph Leilua
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 4 Moses Suli
  • Winger for Raiders is number 5 Jordan Rapana
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 5 Reuben Garrick
  • Five-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Jack Wighton
    Five-Eighth for Sea Eagles is number 6 Dylan Walker
  • Halfback for Raiders is number 7 Aidan Sezer
    Halfback for Sea Eagles is number 7 Daly Cherry-Evans

Forwards

  • Prop for Raiders is number 8 Josh Papalii
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 8 Addin Fonua-Blake
  • Hooker for Raiders is number 9 Josh Hodgson
    Hooker for Sea Eagles is number 9 Apisai Koroisau
  • Prop for Raiders is number 10 Iosia Soliola
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 10 Martin Taupau
  • 2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 John Bateman
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 11 Joel Thompson
  • 2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 12 Jack Gosiewski
  • Lock for Raiders is number 13 Ryan Sutton
    Lock for Sea Eagles is number 13 Jake Trbojevic

Interchange

  • Interchange for Raiders is number 14 Bailey Simonsson
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 14 Manase Fainu
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 15 Dunamis Lui
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 15 Corey Waddell
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 16 Corey Horsburgh
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 16 Morgan Boyle
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 17 Hudson Young
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 17 Taniela Paseka

Raiders: No surprises 24 hours out from kick-off, with Ricky Stuart sticking with the squad he unveiled on Tuesday. Joseph Tapine (rib injury) was unavailable for selection, opening the door for Ryan Sutton to reclaim a starting spot at lock. Hudson Young has taken Sutton's place on the bench, while Emre Guler and Michael Oldfield were omitted from the reserves on Saturday. Sam Williams and Siliva Havili were culled an hour before kick-off.

Sea Eagles: Manly are also intact, with Des Hasler making no alterations to the team that beat the Tigers last week. Curtis Sironen (hamstring) wasn't included and Brad Parker remains sidelined with a knee injury. Cade Cust and Lloyd Perrett were trimmed from the squad on Saturday. Tevita Funa and Lachlan Croker suffered the same fate an hour before kick-off.