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Official team lists, updates and injury news for the 11th round of the 2020 Telstra Premiership season.

Round 11 team lists

Eels v Wests Tigers, Thursday 7.50pm at Bankwest Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Eels is number 1 Clinton Gutherson
    Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Adam Doueihi
  • Winger for Eels is number 2 Maika Sivo
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 David Nofoaluma
  • Centre for Eels is number 3 Michael Jennings
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Chris Lawrence
  • Centre for Eels is number 4 Waqa Blake
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Moses Mbye
  • Winger for Eels is number 5 Blake Ferguson
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 Tommy Talau
  • Five-Eighth for Eels is number 6 Dylan Brown
    Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Billy Walters
  • Halfback for Eels is number 7 Mitchell Moses
    Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Benji Marshall

Forwards

  • Prop for Eels is number 8 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 Josh Aloiai
  • Hooker for Eels is number 9 Reed Mahoney
    Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Harry Grant
  • Prop for Eels is number 10 Junior Paulo
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Russell Packer
  • 2nd Row for Eels is number 11 Shaun Lane
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 Luciano Leilua
  • 2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Ryan Matterson
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 14 Sam McIntyre
  • Lock for Eels is number 13 Nathan Brown
    Lock for Wests Tigers is number 13 Matthew Eisenhuth

Interchange

  • Interchange for Eels is number 14 Andrew Davey
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 11 Michael Chee-Kam
  • Interchange for Eels is number 15 Marata Niukore
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 16 Luke Brooks
  • Interchange for Eels is number 16 Stefano Utoikamanu
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 19 Oliver Clark
  • Interchange for Eels is number 17 Brad Takairangi
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 20 Shawn Blore

Eels: The Eels are 1-17. Halfback Mitch Moses will return to face his former club. The halfback needed to get through the captain's run on Wednesday to be officially cleared to play after missing the past three matches with a calf injury.

Arthur said Moses wasn't hindered by the complaint when he ran six kilometres at training earlier this week.

Ryan Matterson returns from a thumb fracture in time for his highly-anticipated showdown against his old team. Blake Ferguson (knee), Maika Sivo (knee) and Nathan Brown (hip) will all play.

The Eels have won five of their past six games against the Tigers.

Reserve forward Daniel Alvaro and halfback Jai Field were omitted on Wednesday night while George Jennings and David Gower dropped out an hour before kick-off.

Wests Tigers: A late change to Michael McGuire's pack with Sam McIntyre coming into the starting side and Michael Chee-Kam switching to the bench. Chris McQueen is out and his place on the bench is taken by Shawn Blore, who will make his NRL debut.

Luke Garner is out due to a head knock while interchange prop Thomas Mikaele (knee) was ruled out 24 hours from kick-off with reserve forward Elijah Taylor also dropping out of the squad.

Oliver Clark has been elevated to the interchange to replace Mikaele. The Tigers have won only three of nine games at Bankwest Stadium.

Cowboys v Sea Eagles, Friday 6pm at Queensland Country Bank Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Cowboys is number 1 Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
    Fullback for Sea Eagles is number 1 Brendan Elliot
  • Winger for Cowboys is number 2 Kyle Feldt
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 2 Jorge Taufua
  • Centre for Cowboys is number 14 Mitchell Dunn
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 3 Brad Parker
  • Centre for Cowboys is number 18 Murray Taulagi
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 4 Moses Suli
  • Winger for Cowboys is number 5 Justin O'Neill
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 5 Reuben Garrick
  • Five-Eighth for Cowboys is number 6 Daejarn Asi
    Five-Eighth for Sea Eagles is number 6 Cade Cust
  • Halfback for Cowboys is number 7 Jake Clifford
    Halfback for Sea Eagles is number 7 Daly Cherry-Evans

Forwards

  • Prop for Cowboys is number 8 Josh McGuire
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 8 Addin Fonua-Blake
  • Hooker for Cowboys is number 9 Reece Robson
    Hooker for Sea Eagles is number 9 Danny Levi
  • Prop for Cowboys is number 10 Francis Molo
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 10 Martin Taupau
  • 2nd Row for Cowboys is number 11 Shane Wright
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 11 Joel Thompson
  • 2nd Row for Cowboys is number 12 Coen Hess
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 12 Curtis Sironen
  • Lock for Cowboys is number 13 Jason Taumalolo
    Lock for Sea Eagles is number 13 Jake Trbojevic

Interchange

  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 15 Tom Gilbert
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 14 Lachlan Croker
  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 16 Gavin Cooper
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 15 Jack Gosiewski
  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 17 Reuben Cotter
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 17 Taniela Paseka
  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 19 Ben Hampton
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 18 Corey Waddell

Cowboys: Murray Taulagi and Mitch Dunn are the new centre pairing replacing Connelly Lemuelu (cork) and Esan Marsters, while Ben Hampton joins the bench. Emry Pere was the other player to drop out of the match squad on game day after Lemuelu and Jordan McLean (calf) were omitted 24 hours before kick-off.

The Cowboys have won six of their past eight games against the Sea Eagles.

Sea Eagles: Moses Suli (sternum) has been passed fit to play. Addin Fonua-Blake returns from suspension at prop, pushing Taniela Paseka to the bench and Corey Waddell to the reserves.

Corey Waddell replaces Sean Keppie on the Manly bench with Tevita Funa also dropping out of the 17 an hour before kick-off. Abbas Miski and Haumole Olakau'atu were omitted from the squad 24 hours before kick-off. The Sea Eagles have won their past two games in Townsville. 

Broncos v Storm, Friday 7.55pm at Suncorp Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Broncos is number 1 Anthony Milford
    Fullback for Storm is number 1 Ryan Papenhuyzen
  • Winger for Broncos is number 2 Herbie Farnworth
    Winger for Storm is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
  • Centre for Broncos is number 3 Kotoni Staggs
    Centre for Storm is number 3 Brenko Lee
  • Centre for Broncos is number 4 Darius Boyd
    Centre for Storm is number 4 Justin Olam
  • Winger for Broncos is number 5 Xavier Coates
    Winger for Storm is number 19 Suliasi Vunivalu
  • Five-Eighth for Broncos is number 6 Brodie Croft
    Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron Munster
  • Halfback for Broncos is number 7 Tom Dearden
    Halfback for Storm is number 7 Jahrome Hughes

Forwards

  • Prop for Broncos is number 8 Thomas Flegler
    Prop for Storm is number 10 Christian Welch
  • Hooker for Broncos is number 9 Cory Paix
    Hooker for Storm is number 9 Cameron Smith
  • Prop for Broncos is number 10 Payne Haas
    Prop for Storm is number 17 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 11 Joe Ofahengaue
    2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 12 Tevita Pangai Junior
    2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Kenneath Bromwich
  • Lock for Broncos is number 13 Patrick Carrigan
    Lock for Storm is number 13 Dale Finucane

Interchange

  • Interchange for Broncos is number 14 Tyson Gamble
    Interchange for Storm is number 2 Paul Momirovski
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 15 Rhys Kennedy
    Interchange for Storm is number 8 Brandon Smith
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 16 Jamil Hopoate
    Interchange for Storm is number 15 Tino Faasuamaleaui
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 17 Ben Te'o
    Interchange for Storm is number 16 Albert Vete

Broncos: Anthony Milford, who has moved to fullback for the injured Tesi Niu, is set to play despite a hamstring issue, undergoing a fitness test on Thursday and will take his place unless it flares up before kick-off.

Tom Dearden will start at halfback and Brodie Croft moves to the No.6 jersey as part of the selection shake-up at Brisbane.

Kotoni Staggs and Herbie Farnworth return from injury at centre and wing respectively in place of Richie Kennar and Jamayne Isaako.

Corey Oates is out with a leg injury, Cory Paix starts at hooker for the suspended Issac Luke, Joe Ofahengaue and Tevita Pangai jnr are the new starting second row with Tom Flegler starting at prop and Ben Te'o dropping to the bench.

Tyson Gamble and Rhys Kennedy are the new faces on the interchange. The Broncos have not defeated the Storm at Suncorp Stadium since 2009.

Richie Kennar and Ethan Bullemor were omitted from the squad on game day after Pride Petterson-Robati and Kobe Hetherington were trimmed from the reserves 24 hours before kick-off.

Storm: Suli Vunivalu returns on the wing for Melbourne with Paul Momirovski moving to the bench and Marion Seve and Darryn Schonig dropping out of the squad an hour before kick-off.

Chris Lewis and Ryley Jacks were cut from the extended squad 24 hours before kick-off. The Storm have won their past seven games against the Broncos. 

Warriors v Roosters, Saturday 3pm at Central Coast Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Warriors is number 1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
    Fullback for Roosters is number 1 James Tedesco
  • Winger for Warriors is number 2 David Fusitu'a
    Winger for Roosters is number 2 Matt Ikuvalu
  • Centre for Warriors is number 3 Adam Pompey
    Centre for Roosters is number 3 Josh Morris
  • Centre for Warriors is number 4 Peta Hiku
    Centre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph Manu
  • Winger for Warriors is number 5 Ken Maumalo
    Winger for Roosters is number 5 Brett Morris
  • Five-Eighth for Warriors is number 6 Kodi Nikorima
    Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke Keary
  • Halfback for Warriors is number 7 Blake Green
    Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Kyle Flanagan

Forwards

  • Prop for Warriors is number 8 Jamayne Taunoa-Brown
    Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
  • Hooker for Warriors is number 9 Karl Lawton
    Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Jake Friend
  • Prop for Warriors is number 10 Jack Hetherington
    Prop for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua Taukeiaho
  • 2nd Row for Warriors is number 11 Eliesa Katoa
    2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Mitchell Aubusson
  • 2nd Row for Warriors is number 12 Tohu Harris
    2nd Row for Roosters is number 15 Sitili Tupouniua
  • Lock for Warriors is number 13 Jazz Tevaga
    Lock for Roosters is number 13 Isaac Liu

Interchange

  • Interchange for Warriors is number 14 Chanel Harris-Tavita
    Interchange for Roosters is number 14 Lachlan Lam
  • Interchange for Warriors is number 15 Adam Blair
    Interchange for Roosters is number 16 Nat Butcher
  • Interchange for Warriors is number 16 Isaiah Papali'i
    Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Lindsay Collins
  • Interchange for Warriors is number 17 Lachlan Burr
    Interchange for Roosters is number 18 Poasa Faamausili

Warriors: Adam Pompey comes in at centre for Patrick Herbert, who failed a HIA in round 10. Wayde Egan (hip) and Agnatius Paasi (shoulder) are sidelined.

Karl Lawton starts at hooker with Jazz Tevaga at lock and Jack Hetherington moving to prop, with Adam Blair benched while Eliesa Katoa starts in the back row. Chanel Harris-Tavita and Lachlan Burr return on the bench with Agnatius Paasi also making way.

Herbert and Josh Curran were omitted when the squad was cut to 19 players 24 hours from kick-off and Jack Murchie and Adam Keighran were trimmed from the reserves on game day. The Warriors have won four of their past five games on the Central Coast.

Roosters: Boyd Cordner is out with Sitili Tupouniua starting in the second row and Poasa Faamausili joining the bench. Mitch Aubusson starts in the back row for Angus Crichton, who is out for up to a month with a knee injury.

Isaac Liu starts at lock with Siosiua Taukeiaho shifting to prop and Lindsay Collins to the bench. Daniel Fifita was omitted from the extended squad an hour before kick-off after Ryan Hall and Drew Hutchison were dropped from the reserves on Friday. The Roosters have outscored the Warriors 74-6 in their past two clashes.

Sharks v Dragons, Saturday 5.30pm at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Sharks is number 1 William Kennedy
    Fullback for Dragons is number 1 Matthew Dufty
  • Winger for Sharks is number 2 Sione Katoa
    Winger for Dragons is number 2 Jason Saab
  • Centre for Sharks is number 4 Jesse Ramien
    Centre for Dragons is number 3 Euan Aitken
  • Centre for Sharks is number 19 Bryson Goodwin
    Centre for Dragons is number 4 Zac Lomax
  • Winger for Sharks is number 5 Ronaldo Mulitalo
    Winger for Dragons is number 5 Mikaele Ravalawa
  • Five-Eighth for Sharks is number 6 Shaun Johnson
    Five-Eighth for Dragons is number 6 Corey Norman
  • Halfback for Sharks is number 7 Chad Townsend
    Halfback for Dragons is number 7 Adam Clune

Forwards

  • Prop for Sharks is number 8 Braden Hamlin-Uele
    Prop for Dragons is number 8 Blake Lawrie
  • Hooker for Sharks is number 9 Blayke Brailey
    Hooker for Dragons is number 9 Ben Hunt
  • Prop for Sharks is number 10 Aaron Woods
    Prop for Dragons is number 10 Paul Vaughan
  • 2nd Row for Sharks is number 11 Siosifa Talakai
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 11 Tyson Frizell
  • 2nd Row for Sharks is number 12 Wade Graham
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 12 Tyrell Fuimaono
  • Lock for Sharks is number 15 Jack Williams
    Lock for Dragons is number 13 Cameron McInnes

Interchange

  • Interchange for Sharks is number 13 Toby Rudolf
    Interchange for Dragons is number 14 Trent Merrin
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 14 Connor Tracey
    Interchange for Dragons is number 15 Josh Kerr
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 16 Teig Wilton
    Interchange for Dragons is number 16 Jacob Host
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 17 Royce Hunt
    Interchange for Dragons is number 17 Jackson Ford

Sharks: Josh Dugan was ruled out on Friday with hamstring tightness and his place is taken by Bryson Goodwin. Dugan was to have made his 200th NRL appearance and the club is hopeful he will only miss a week and will chalk up that milestone in round 12.

Jack Williams starts at lock with Toby Rudolf to come off the bench. Billy Magoulias, Braydon Trindall and Daniel Vasquez were the other players to drop out of the initial 21-man squad.

Siosifa Talakai starts in the back row for the suspended Briton Nikora and debutant Teig Wilton is the new name on the bench. Winger Sione Katoa has scored eight tries in his past six games.

Dragons: Tyrell Fuimaono starts for the suspended Tariq Sims in the back row with Jacob Host joining the interchange. Fullback Matt Dufty has scored five tries in his past three games.

Tristan Sailor and Korbin Sims dropped off the extended bench on Saturday after Eddie Blacker and Billy Brittain were omitted from the reserves 24 hours before kick-off.

Raiders v Rabbitohs, Saturday 7.35pm at GIO Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Raiders is number 1 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
    Fullback for Rabbitohs is number 1 Alex Johnston
  • Winger for Raiders is number 2 Nick Cotric
    Winger for Rabbitohs is number 2 Corey Allan
  • Centre for Raiders is number 3 Jarrod Croker
    Centre for Rabbitohs is number 3 Campbell Graham
  • Centre for Raiders is number 4 Jordan Rapana
    Centre for Rabbitohs is number 4 Dane Gagai
  • Winger for Raiders is number 5 Semi Valemei
    Winger for Rabbitohs is number 5 Jaxson Paulo
  • Five-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Jack Wighton
    Five-Eighth for Rabbitohs is number 6 Cody Walker
  • Halfback for Raiders is number 7 George Williams
    Halfback for Rabbitohs is number 7 Adam Reynolds

Forwards

  • Prop for Raiders is number 8 Josh Papalii
    Prop for Rabbitohs is number 8 Tevita Tatola
  • Hooker for Raiders is number 9 Siliva Havili
    Hooker for Rabbitohs is number 9 Damien Cook
  • Prop for Raiders is number 10 Dunamis Lui
    Prop for Rabbitohs is number 10 Thomas Burgess
  • 2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 Hudson Young
    2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 11 Jaydn Su'A
  • 2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
    2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 12 Bayley Sironen
  • Lock for Raiders is number 13 Kai O'Donnell
    Lock for Rabbitohs is number 13 Cameron Murray

Interchange

  • Interchange for Raiders is number 14 Tom Starling
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 14 Mark Nicholls
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 15 Joseph Tapine
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 15 Hame Sele
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 16 Ryan Sutton
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 17 Jack Johns
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 17 Harley Smith-Shields
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 19 Keaon Koloamatangi

Raiders: The Raiders are 1-17 with Sam Williams and Darby Medlyn the last two players omitted an hour before kick-off.

John Bateman won't be a late inclusion despite being named in the 21-man squad on Tuesday. "John's not far away," Raiders coach Ricky Stuart said.

"[But] I've had to name him this week because I didn't have anyone else to name. I only had 20 healthy players."

Jordan Rapana moves to centre with Semi Valemei starting on the wing due to Michael Oldfield's hamstring injury. Harley Smith-Shields joins the bench.

Matt Frawley and Bateman were omitted from the reserves list 24 hour before kick-off. The Raiders have won five of their past seven games against the Rabbitohs.

Rabbitohs: Keaon Koloamatangi will join the interchange bench with Patrick Mago dropping out of the side. With centre James Roberts (pectoral) and back-rower Ethan Lowe (neck) out long-term, the Bunnies welcome Campbell Graham (facial fracture) back to the centres and promote Bayley Sironen to the run-on side with Jack Johns joining the interchange.

Kurt Dillon and Troy Dargan dropped off the extended bench on Friday night while Mago and Steven Marsters were omitted an hour before kick-off.

Five-eighth Cody Walker has scored a try in four of his past five games against the Raiders.

Knights v Bulldogs, Sunday 2pm at McDonald Jones Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Knights is number 1 Kalyn Ponga
    Fullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Nick Meaney
  • Winger for Knights is number 2 Enari Tuala
    Winger for Bulldogs is number 2 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
  • Centre for Knights is number 3 Tautau Moga
    Centre for Bulldogs is number 3 Kerrod Holland
  • Centre for Knights is number 4 Bradman Best
    Centre for Bulldogs is number 4 Jake Averillo
  • Winger for Knights is number 5 Hymel Hunt
    Winger for Bulldogs is number 5 Marcelo Montoya
  • Five-Eighth for Knights is number 6 Kurt Mann
    Five-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Kieran Foran
  • Halfback for Knights is number 7 Mitchell Pearce
    Halfback for Bulldogs is number 7 Lachlan Lewis

Forwards

  • Prop for Knights is number 8 David Klemmer
    Prop for Bulldogs is number 8 Aiden Tolman
  • Hooker for Knights is number 9 Andrew McCullough
    Hooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Jeremy Marshall-King
  • Prop for Knights is number 10 Jacob Saifiti
    Prop for Bulldogs is number 10 Dylan Napa
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 11 Lachlan Fitzgibbon
    2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Josh Jackson
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 17 Sione Mata'utia
    2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Raymond Faitala-Mariner
  • Lock for Knights is number 15 Mitchell Barnett
    Lock for Bulldogs is number 13 Luke Thompson

Interchange

  • Interchange for Knights is number 12 Aidan Guerra
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Brandon Wakeham
  • Interchange for Knights is number 13 Herman Ese'ese
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 15 Sione Katoa
  • Interchange for Knights is number 14 Connor Watson
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 16 Renouf To'omaga
  • Interchange for Knights is number 16 Pasami Saulo
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Ofahiki Ogden

Knights: Newcastle have made two late changes to their starting side with Sione Mata'utia and Mitch Barnett coming into the pack in place of Herman Ese'ese and Aidan Guerra who drop back to the bench. Josh King and Gehamat Shibasaki are the final cuts from the Knights 17. Tex Hoy and Phoenix Crossland were omitted from the game-day squad 24 hours before kick-off.

Newcastle have won three of their past four games at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Bulldogs: Canterbury are 1-17 with Dean Britt and Reimis Smith dropping out of the match-day squad. Jake Averillo returns from quarantine at centre with Marcelo Montoya shifting to wing and Christian Crichton out. Brandon Wakeham replaces Sauaso Sue on the bench. Chris Smith and Jack Cogger were cut from the 19-man squad on Saturday.

Canterbury have won seven of their past eight games against the Knights.

Titans v Panthers, Sunday 4.05pm at Cbus Super Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Titans is number 1 Corey Thompson
    Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Caleb Aekins
  • Winger for Titans is number 2 Anthony Don
    Winger for Panthers is number 2 Josh Mansour
  • Centre for Titans is number 3 Brian Kelly
    Centre for Panthers is number 3 Brent Naden
  • Centre for Titans is number 4 Dale Copley
    Centre for Panthers is number 4 Stephen Crichton
  • Winger for Titans is number 5 Phillip Sami
    Winger for Panthers is number 5 Malakai Watene-Zelezniak
  • Five-Eighth for Titans is number 6 Ashley Taylor
    Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 Jarome Luai
  • Halfback for Titans is number 7 Jamal Fogarty
    Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan Cleary

Forwards

  • Prop for Titans is number 8 Moeaki Fotuaika
    Prop for Panthers is number 8 James Tamou
  • Hooker for Titans is number 19 Nathan Peats
    Hooker for Panthers is number 9 Mitch Kenny
  • Prop for Titans is number 10 Jaimin Jolliffe
    Prop for Panthers is number 10 James Fisher-Harris
  • 2nd Row for Titans is number 11 Kevin Proctor
    2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Liam Martin
  • 2nd Row for Titans is number 18 Sam Stone
    2nd Row for Panthers is number 13 Isaah Yeo
  • Lock for Titans is number 13 Jai Arrow
    Lock for Panthers is number 14 Tyrone May

Interchange

  • Interchange for Titans is number 14 Tanah Boyd
    Interchange for Panthers is number 15 Spencer Leniu
  • Interchange for Titans is number 16 Tyrone Peachey
    Interchange for Panthers is number 16 Moses Leota
  • Interchange for Titans is number 17 Jarrod Wallace
    Interchange for Panthers is number 17 Billy Burns
  • Interchange for Titans is number 21 Jai Whitbread
    Interchange for Panthers is number 18 Matt Burton

Titans: Two late changes to the Gold Coast pack with reserves Nathan Peats and Sam Stone coming straight into the starting side for Erin Clark and Keegan Hipgrave who have been cut from the match-day squad completely. Dale Copley returns from injury, bumping Phillip Sami to wing and Treymain Spry out of the side. Captain Kevin Proctor is also back from a biceps injury as a straight swap in the back row for Beau Fermor.

Jai Whitbread is promoted to the bench with Sam Lisone and Treymain Spry dropping out of the extended squad 24 hours before kick-off. Jamal Fogarty has been named despite going off injured last week. Gold Coast have won only one of their past 11 games at Cbus Super Stadium.

Panthers: A late forwards reshuffle with Tyrone May coming off the bench into lock, Isaah Yeo moving into the second row and Billy Burns to the bench.  Daine Laurie and LIndsay Smith were the match-day cuts for Penrith. Burns had originally been slated to replace Viliame Kikau, who is out with a calf injury, in the second row. Pat Hollis was the other player omitted from the reduced 19-man squad on Saturday.

Caleb Aekins returns to fullback for Dylan Edwards (hamstring) while Brent Naden moves to centre for Dean Whare (thigh) with Malakai Watene-Zelezniak called up on the wing. Api Koroisau (elbow) is also injured with Mitch Kenny in at hooker. 

The Panthers have won five of their past six games against the Titans.