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NRL ROUND 23 TEAM LISTS

Canterbury Bulldogs v Manly Sea Eagles

Thur, August 11, 7.50pm (AEST) @ ANZ Stadium

Bulldogs

1 William Hopoate 2 Brett Morris 3 Josh Morris 4 Curtis Rona 5 Sam Perrett 6 Josh Reynolds 7 Moses Mbye 8 Aiden Tolman 9 Michael Lichaa 10 James Graham 11 Joshua Jackson 12 Raymond Faitala 13 David Klemmer Interchange: 14 Sam Kasiano 15 Danny Fualalo 16 Tony Williams 17 Tim Browne 19 Lloyd Perrett 20 Kerrod Holland

*The Bulldogs are unchanged, with Lloyd Perrett and Kerrod Holland added to an extended bench.

Sea Eagles

1 Tom Trbojevic 2 Jorge Taufua 3 Dylan Walker 4 Brayden Wiliame 5 Matthew Wright 6 Jamie Lyon 7 Daly Cherry-Evans 8 Darcy Lussick 9 Apisai Koroisau 10 Addin Fonua-Blake 11 Martin Taupau 12 Jamie Buhrer 13 Jake Trbojevic. Interchange: 14 Lewis Brown 15 Joshua Starling 16 Nathan Green 17 Siosia Vave

*Jamie Lyon returns from injury at five-eighth, which sees Dylan Walker return to centre, Lewis Brown slot back into the back-row and Blake Leary drop out of the squad.

 

Brisbane Broncos v Parramatta Eels, Suncorp Stadium, 7.50pm (AEST) Friday

Fri, August 12, 7.50pm (AEST) @ Suncorp Stadium

Broncos: 1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. Tom Opacic 4. James Roberts 5. Lachlan Maranta 6. Anthony Milford 7. Ben Hunt 8. Josh McGuire 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Adam Blair 11. Sam Thaiday 12. Matt Gillett 13. Corey Parker. Interchange: 14. Jarrod Wallace 15. Tevita Pangai Junior 16. Jai Arrow 17. Alex Glenn

*The Broncos have named an unchanged 17.

Eels: 1 Michael Gordon 5 Bevan French 4 Bradley Takairangi 3 Michael Jennings 2 Vai Toutai 6 Clinton Gutherson 7 Jeff Robson 8 Danny Wicks 9 Isaac De Gois 10 Tim Mannah 11 Manu Ma’u 12 Tepai Moeroa 13 Peni Terepo Interchange: 14 Kaysa Pritchard 15 David Gower 16 Kenneth Edwards 17 Daniel Alvaro 18 Rory O’Brien

*Beau Scott is out, which sees Peni Terepo move into the starting pack, and David Gower and Rory O’Brien join a five-man bench.

 

Wests Tigers v Gold Coast Titans, Campbelltown Sports Stadium, 3pm (AEST) Saturday

Sat, August 13, 3.00pm (AEST) @ Campbelltown Stadium

Tigers: 1. James Tedesco 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Tim Simona 4. Kevin Naiqama 5. Jordan Rankin 6. Mitchell Moses 7. Jack Littlejohn 8. Aaron Woods 9. Dene Halatau 10. Sauaso Sue 11. Josh Aloiai 12. Chris Lawrence 13. Elijah Taylor. Interchange: 14. Kyle Lovett 15. Ava Seumanufagai 16. Tim Grant 17. Joel Edwards

*The Tigers have named an unchanged 17.

Titans: 1 David Mead 2 Anthony Don 3 Josh Hoffman 4 Konrad Hurrell 5 Nene MacDonald 6 Jarryd Hayne 7 Ashley Taylor 8 Luke Douglas 9 Nathan Peats 10 Ryan James 11 John Zebelon Taia 12 Chris McQueen 13 Greg Bird. 14 Interchange: David Shillington 15 Leivaha Pulu 16 Agnatius Paasi 17 Cameron Cullen 18 Ryan Simpkins 20 Nathan Friend

*Nathan Friend and Ryan Simpkins join an extended bench, while Jarryd Hayne has been named at five-eighth and Cameron Cullen will start on the interchange.

 

Warriors v South Sydney Rabbitohs, Mt Smart Stadium, 5.30pm (AEST) Saturday

Sat, August 13, 5.30pm (AEST) @ Mt Smart Stadium

Warriors: 1 Tuimoala Lolohea 2 Ken Maumalo 3 David Fusitu’a 4 Solomone Kata 5 Manu Vatuvei 6 Thomas Leuluai 7 Shaun Johnson 8 Jacob Lillyman 9 Jazz Tevaga 10 Albert Vete 11 Bodene Thompson 12 Ryan Hoffman (c) 13 Simon Mannering Interchange: 14 Nathaniel Roache 15 Sam Lisone 16 Ben Matulino 17 Blake Ayshford 18 Bunty Afoa

*The Warriors have named an unchanged side, with Bunty Afoa likely to fulfil 18th man duties again.

Rabbitohs: 1. Greg Inglis 2. Alex Johnston 3. Hymel Hunt 4. Aaron Gray 5. Joe Burgess 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Burgess 9. Damien Cook 10. Zane Musgrove 11. John Sutton 12. Kyle Turner 13. Sam Burgess. Interchange: 14. Jason Clark 15. Jack Gosiewski 16. Angus Crichton 17. George Burgess

*Twins Tom and George Burgess have swapped starting roles in the only change to the Rabbitohs’ line-up.

 

St George Illawarra Dragons v Cronulla Sharks, 7.30pm (AEST) Saturday

Sat, August 13, 7.30pm (AEST) @ UOW Jubilee Oval

Dragons: 1. Josh Dugan 2. Kurt Mann 3. Euan Aitken 4. Taane Milne 5. Jason Nightingale 6. Gareth Widdop 7. Benji Marshall 8. Russell Packer 9. Mitch Rein 10. Michael Cooper 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Joel Thompson 13. Jack de Belin. Interchange: 14. Tariq Sims 15. Will Matthews 16. Jacob Host 17. Jake Marketo 21. Luciano Leilua

*Josh Dugan returns at the expense of Adam Quinlan, while star forwards Joel Thompson and Tyson Frizell are also back, with Tyrone McCarthy dropping out and Luciano Leilua the player likely to be left off the bench.

Sharks: 1 Ben Barba 2 Sosaia Feki 3 Jack Bird 4 Gerard Beale 5 Valentine Holmes 6 James Maloney 7 Chad Townsend 8 Andrew Fifita 9 Michael Ennis 10 Matt Prior 11 Luke Lewis 12 Wade Graham 13 Paul Gallen Interchange: 14 Ricky Leutele 15 Chris Heighington 16 Jayson Bukuya 17 Joseph Paulo

*Michael Ennis replaces Matt McIlwrick at hooker, while Joseph Paulo and Ricky Leutele have been named on the bench for Fa’amanu Brown and Sam Tagatese.

 

Newcastle Knights v Penrith Panthers, Hunter Stadium, 2pm (AEST) Sunday

Sun, August 14, 2.00pm (AEST) @ Hunter Stadium

Knights: 1. Jake Mamo 2. Nathan Ross 3. Dane Gagai 4. Peter Mata’utia 5. Brendan Elliott 6. Jarrod Mullen 7. Trent Hodkinson 8. Sam Mataora 9. Tyler Randell 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Korbin Sims 12. Mitchell Barnett 13. Jacob Saifiti. Interchange: 14. Chris Adams 15. Josh King 16. Pauli Pauli 17. Mickey Paea 19. Pat Mata’utia

*Tyler Randell replaces Danny Levi at hooker, while Jeremy Smith has been ruled out, with Mitchell Barnett and Pat Mata’utia coming into the squad.

Panthers: 1. Matt Moylan 2. Josh Mansour 3. Waqa Blake 4. Tyrone Peachey 5. Dallin Watene Zelezniak 6. Bryce Cartwright 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Leilani Latu 9. Peter Wallace 10. Moses Leota 11. Isaah Yeo 12. James Fisher-Harris 13. Trent Merrin. Interchange: 14. Sitaleki Akauola 15. Jeremy Latimore 16. Chris Grevsmuhl 17. Zak Hardaker

*The Panthers have named an unchanged 17.

 

Sydney Roosters v North Queensland Cowboys, 4pm (AEST) Sunday

Sun, August 14, 4.00pm (AEST) @ Allianz Stadium

Roosters: 1. Blake Ferguson 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Dale Copley 4. Shaun Kenny-Dowall 5. Latrell Mitchell 6. Connor Watson 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Dylan Napa 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Mitchell Aubusson 13. Sio Siua Taukeiaho. Interchange: 14. Sam Moa 15. Isaac Liu 16. Ryan Matterson 17. Kane Evans 18. Aidan Guerra

*Grant Garvey drops out as star pair Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Mitchell Pearce return. Isaac Liu and Ryan Matterson slip back to interchange roles.

Cowboys: 1. Lachlan Coote 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O’Neill 4. Kane Linnett 5. Antonio Winterstein 6. Michael Morgan 7. Johnathan Thurston 8. Matthew Scott 9. Ray Thompson 10. James Tamou 11. Gavin Cooper 12. Ethan Lowe 13. Jason Taumalolo. Interchange: 14. Rory Kostjasyn 15. John Asiata 16. Scott Bolton 17. Patrick Kaufusi 18. Coen Hess 19. Javid Bowen

*Ray Thompson replaces Jake Granville at hooker, Kyle Feldt comes back from suspension at the expense of Javid Bowen (who has been named on an extended bench), and Patrick Kaufusi and Coen Hess have been included on a six-man bench with Ben Hannant out injured.

 

Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm, GIO Stadium, 7pm (AEST) Monday

Mon, August 15, 7.00pm (AEST) @ GIO Stadium

Raiders: 1 Jack Wighton 2 Brenko Lee 3 Jarrod Croker 4 Josep. Leilua 5 Jordan Rapana 6 Blake Austin 7 Aidan Sezer 8 Junior Paulo 9 Josh Hodgson 10 Shannon Boyd 11 Josh Papalii 12 Elliot Whitehead 13 Iosia Soliola Interchange: 14 Adam Clydesdale 15 Luke Bateman 16 Clay Priest 17 Joseph Tapine

*The Raiders have named an unchanged 17.

Storm: 1. Cameron Munster 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Will Chambers 4. Cheyse Blair 5. Marika Koroibete 6. Blake Green 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Tim Glasby 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Tohu Harris 13. Dale Finucane. Interchange: 14. Kenneath Bromwich 15. Christian Welch 16. Felise Kaufusi 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona

*The Storm have named an unchanged 17.

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