Wednesday 18 October 2017 / 10:13 PM

NRL Round 21 Team Lists

ROOSTERS V BULLDOGS – FRI 31 JULY, 7.35PM ALLIANZ STADIUM

Roosters

1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

2 Daniel Tupou

3 Michael Jennings

4 Blake Ferguson

5 Brendan Elliot

6 James Maloney

7 Mitchell Pearce (c)

8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

9 Jake Friend (c)

10 Dylan Napa

11 Boyd Cordner

12 Mitchell Aubusson

13 Aidan Guerra

Interchange

14 Sam Moa

15 Isaac Liu

16 Kane Evans

17 Sio Siua Taukeiaho

18 Jackson Hastings

19 Matt McIlwrick

20 Suaia Matagi

Coach: Trent Robinson

Notes: Moses Mbye replaces the injured and suspended Josh Reynolds at five-eighth.

Bulldogs

1 Brett Morris

2 Curtis Rona

3 Josh Morris

4 Tim Lafai

5 Sam Perrett

6 Moses Mbye

7 Trent Hodkinson

8 David Klemmer

9 Michael Lichaa

10 James Graham (c)

11 Josh Jackson

12 Frank Pritchard

13 Greg Eastwood

Interchange

14 Sam Kasiano

15 Shaun Lane

16 Lloyd Perrett

17 Tim Browne

19 Corey Thompson

22 Danny Fualalo

Coach: Des Hasler

Notes: Kane Evans, Matt McIlwrick and Suaia Matagi have been included on an extended bench in the only changes for the Roosters.

WESTS TIGERS V STORM – FRI 31 JULY, 7.35PM LEICHHARDT OVAL

Wests Tigers

1 James Tedesco

2 David Nofoaluma

3 Kevin Naiqama

4 Tim Simona

5 Pat Richards

6 Mitchell Moses

7 Luke Brooks

8 Aaron Woods

9 Robbie Farah (c)

10 Keith Galloway

11 Curtis Sironen

12 Dene Halatau

13 Sauaso Sue

Interchange

14 Kyle Lovett

15 Jack Buchanan

16 Ava Seumanufagai

17 Brenden Santi

18 Manaia Cherrington

Coach: Jason Taylor

Notes: Robbie Farah returns at hooker with Dene Halatau moving to the back row in place of Chris Lawrence (ankle). Martin Taupau’s three-week suspension means Sauaso Sue shifts to lock, Keith Galloway starts at prop and Ava Seumanufagai returns on the bench. Brenden Santi also replaces Manaia Cherrington in the 17.

Storm

1 Cameron Munster

2 Marika Koroibete

3 Will Chambers

4 Tohu Harris

5 Matt Duffie

6 Blake Green

7 Cooper Cronk

8 Jesse Bromwich

9 Cameron Smith (c)

10 Tim Glasby

11 Kevin Proctor

12 Kenny Bromwich

13 Ryan Hinchcliffe

Interchange

14 Dale Finucane

15 Mahe Fonua

16 Nelson Asofa-Solomona

17 Christian Welch

Coach: Craig Bellamy

Notes: Unchanged from their last-start win over the Dragons.

WARRIORS V SHARKS – SAT 1 AUGUST, 5.00PM LOCAL (3.00PM AEST) MT SMART STADIUM

Warriors

1 Sam Tomkins

2 Ken Maumalo

3 Konrad Hurrell

4 Solomone Kata

5 Manu Vatuvei

6 Chad Townsend

7 Tuimoala Lolohea

8 Jacob Lillyman

9 Nathan Friend

10 Albert Vete

11 Ben Matulino

12 Simon Mannering (c)

13 Sebastine Ikahihifo

Interchange

14 Siliva Havili

15 Raymond Faitala-Mariner

16 Charlie Gubb

17 Sam Lisone

18 Sione Lousi

21 Jonathan Wright

Coach: Andrew McFadden

Notes: Shaun Johnson’s ankle injury sees Tuimoala Lolohea shift to halfback and Konrad Hurrell return in the centres. Glen Fisiiahi and Jonathan Wright lose their wing spots to Ken Maumalo and Manu Vatuvei. Bodene Thompson is also out with an ankle injury as Albert Vete moves to the front row, Ben Matulino shifts to the back row and Sam Lisone comes onto the bench. Simon Mannering moves to the back row too, with Sebastine Ikahihifo coming in at lock and Raymond Faitala-Mariner taking Sione Lousi’s spot on the bench. Charlie Gubb also replaces Sam Rapira on the interchange.

Sharks

1 Michael Gordon

2 Sosaia Feki

3 Gerard Beale

4 Ricky Leutele

5 Valentine Holmes

6 Jack Bird

7 Jeff Robson

8 Chris Heighington

9 Michael Ennis

10 Sam Tagataese

11 Anthony Tupou

12 Wade Graham

13 Paul Gallen (c)

Interchange

14 Ben Barba

15 Matt Prior

16 Tinirau Arona

17 Jayson Bukuya

21 Junior Roqica

Coach: Shane Flanagan

Notes: Anthony Tupou will return from a severe jaw injury to replace Luke Lewis (knee) in the back row. Chris Heighington will start in place of Andrew Fifita as Tinirau Arona comes onto the bench. 

COWBOYS V RAIDERS – SAT 1 AUGUST, 5.30PM LOCAL, 1300SMILES STADIUM

Cowboys

1 Lachlan Coote

2 Matthew Wright

3 Justin O’Neill

4 Kane Linnett

5 Antonio Winterstein

6 Michael Morgan

7 Johnathan Thurston (c)

8 Matthew Scott (c)

9 Jake Granville

10 James Tamou

11 Gavin Cooper

12 Ethan Lowe

13 Jason Taumalolo

Interchange

14 Rory Kostjasyn

15 John Asiata

16 Scott Bolton

17 Ben Hannant

Coach: Paul Green

Notes: Unchanged from their 46-4 demolition of the Eels on Monday night.

Raiders

1 Jack Wighton

2 Edrick Lee

3 Jarrod Croker (c)

4 Joseph Leilua

5 Jordan Rapana

6 Blake Austin

7 Josh McCrone

8 Paul Vaughan

9 Josh Hodgson

10 David Shillington

11 Josh Papalii

12 Iosia Soliola

13 Shaun Fensom

Interchange

14 Kurt Baptiste

15 Jarrad Kennedy

16 Frank-Paul Nuuausala

17 Shannon Boyd

Coach: Ricky Stuart

Notes: Paul Vaughan will start with Frank-Paul Nuuausala moving back to the bench in an otherwise unchanged team from their last start 10-point win over the Panthers. 

SEA EAGLES V BRONCOS – SAT 1 AUGUST, 7.30PM, CENTRAL COAST STADIUM

Sea Eagles

1 Brett Stewart

2 Jorge Taufua

3 Jamie Lyon (c)

4 Steve Matai

5 Peta Hiku

6 Kieran Foran

7 Daly Cherry-Evans

8 Jake Trbojevic

9 Matt Ballin

10 Willie Mason

11 Feleti Mateo

12 Justin Horo

13 Blake Leary

Interchange

14 Jesse Sene-Lefao

15 Michael Chee Kam

16 James Hasson

17 Josh Starling

20 Jayden Hodges

Coach: Geoff Toovey

Notes: With Tom Symonds out, Justin Horo returns to the team in the back row. Also injured, Ligi Sao is out as Blake Leary starts at lock and Michael Chee Kam comes onto the bench. Jesse Sene-Lefao replaces Luke Burgess on the interchange.

Broncos

1 Darius Boyd

2 Lachlan Maranta

3 Jack Reed

4 Justin Hodges (c)

5 Jordan Kahu

6 Anthony Milford

7 Ben Hunt

8 Sam Thaiday

9 Andrew McCullough

10 Jarrod Wallace

11 Alex Glenn

12 Matt Gillett

13 Corey Parker

Interchange

14 Joe Ofahengaue

15 Mitchell Dodds

16 Corey Oates

17 Kodi Nikorima

18 Dale Copley

Coach:  Wayne Bennett

Notes: Jack Reed returns from suspension which sees Jordan Kahu move back to the wing and Corey Oates return to the bench, with Dale Copley 18th man. Joe Ofahengaue takes Jarrod Wallace’s position on the interchange, with Wallace starting at prop for the suspended Adam Blair.

DRAGONS V KNIGHTS – SUN 2 AUGUST, 2.00PM, JUBILEE OVAL

Dragons

1 Josh Dugan

2 Justin Hunt

3 Euan Aitken

4 Peter Mata’utia

5 Jason Nightingale

6 Gareth Widdop

7 Benji Marshall

8 Leeson Ah Mau

9 Mitch Rein

10 Ben Creagh (c)

11 Tyson Frizell

12 Joel Thompson

13 Mike Cooper

Interchange

14 Jack de Belin

15 Jake Marketo

16 Craig Garvey

17 Will Matthews

18 Mark Ioane

Coach: Paul McGregor

Notes: Carlos Tuimavave comes in at five-eighth as Sione Mata’utia moves to the centres, Jake Mamo to the wing and captain Kurt Gidley returns to fullback. Tyler Randell replaces Danny Levi on the bench.

Knights

1 Kurt Gidley (c)

2 Jake Mamo

3 Sione Mata’utia

4 Dane Gagai

5 Chanel Mata’utia

6 Carlos Tuimavave

7 Tyrone Roberts

8 Kade Snowden

9 Adam Clydsdale

10 Korbin Sims

11 Beau Scott

12 Tariq Sims

13 Jeremy Smith

Interchange

14 Tyler Randell

15 David Fa’alogo

16 Chris Houston

17 Clint Newton

Coach: Danny Buderus

Notes: Craig Garvey is in for Heath L’Estrange on the bench, as Ben Creagh starts at prop with Will Matthews returning to the bench.

RABBITOHS V PANTHERS – SUN 2 AUGUST, 4.00PM, ANZ STADIUM

Rabbitohs

1 Greg Inglis (c)

2 Alex Johnston

3 Dylan Walker

4 Bryson Goodwin

5 Joel Reddy

6 Luke Keary

7 Adam Reynolds

8 George Burgess

9 Issac Luke

10 Tim Grant

11 Glenn Stewart

12 John Sutton

13 Chris McQueen

Interchange

14 Kyle Turner

15 Chris Grevsmuhl

16 David Tyrrell

17 Thomas Burgess

Coach: Michael Maguire

Notes: Dean Whare’s broken thumb sees Waqa Blake move to the centres to allow for Josh Mansour’s return on the wing. Isaac John replaces Peter Wallace (ACL) in the halves. Sam McKendry will start at prop for Nigel Plum (concussion) as Apisai Koroisau returns on the bench.

Panthers

1 Will Smith

2 Robert Jennings

3 Waqa Blake

4 Isaah Yeo

5 Josh Mansour

6 Isaac John

7 Jamie Soward

8 Nigel Plum

9 James Segeyaro

10 Reagan Campell-Gillard

11 Lewis Brown

12 Sika Manu

13 Elijah Taylor (c)

Interchange

14 Apisai Koroisau

15 Jeremy Latimore

16 Tyrone Peachey

17 Bryce Cartwright

Coach: Ivan Cleary

Notes: Named to play his first NRL game of the season, Kyle Turner will make his long-awaited return from a neck injury in place of Ben Lowe on the bench.

TITANS V EELS – MON 3 AUGUST, 7.00PM, CBUS SUPER STADIUM

Titans

1 Josh Hoffman

2 David Mead

3 James Roberts

4 Nene Macdonald

5 Kevin Gordon

6 Aidan Sezer

7 Kane Elgey

8 Luke Douglas

9 Beau Falloon

10 Nate Myles (c)

11 Ryan James

12 Lachlan Burr

13 Greg Bird

Interchange

14 Agnatius Paasi

15 Eddy Pettybourne

16 Matthew White

17 Daniel Mortimer

18 David Taylor

19 David Hala

Coach: Neil Henry

Notes: Daniel Mortimer returns on the bench for Chad Redman, while Eddy Pettybourne and Agnatius Paasi revert to the interchange for prop Nate Myles and back-rower Lachlan Burr respectively.

Eels

1 Reece Robinson

2 Semi Radradra

3 Will Hopoate

4 Brad Takairangi

5 Ryan Morgan

6 Joseph Paulo

7 Luke Kelly

8 Junior Paulo

9 Nathan Peats

10 Tim Mannah (c)

11 Manu Ma’u

12 Tepai Moeroa

13 David Gower

Interchange

14 Pauli Pauli

15 Darcy Lussick

16 Daniel Alvero

17 Isaac De Gois

18 Cody Nelson

Coach: Brad Arthur

Notes: Unchanged despite their heavy loss to North Queensland last weekend.

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