NRL duties have forced the XXXX Queensland Residents selectors to update the 2019 team to play New South Wales Residents this Sunday.
Melbourne Storm aligned trio Harry Grant (Sunshine Coast Falcons), Billy Walters (Easts Tigers) and Pat Kaufusi (Easts Tigers) were withdrawn from selection; while Titans and Burleigh back Jesse Arthars has also been withdrawn.
Fresh off scoring two in Townville’s win over the Hunters Zac Santo has been selected to fill the fullback position made vacant by Arthars.
His Blackhawks team mate, forward Temone Power, has also worked his way onto the squad; while Jets half Josh Cleeland will come into the five-eighth role.
Tweed’s Christian Hazard will come onto the bench, with Mitchell Cronin moving into the starting hooker role.
The updated team list is:
XXXX Queensland Residents
- Zac Santo – Townville Blackhawks
- Richard Kennar – Wynnum Manly Seagulls / Brisbane Broncos
- Delouise Hoeter – Wynnum Manly Seagulls
- Connor Broadhurst – Norths Devils
- Izaia Perese – Redcliffe Dolphins / Brisbane Broncos
- Josh Cleeland – Ipswich Jets
- Sam Scarlett – Wynnum Manly Seagulls
- Nat Neale – Ipswich Jets
- Mitch Cronin – Wynnum Manly Seagulls
- Corey Jensen – Townsville Blackhawks / NQ Cowboys
- Keenan Palasia – Wynnum Manly Seagulls
- Temone Power – Townsville Blackhawks
- Tom Gilbert – Townsville Blackhawks / NQ Cowboys
- Christian Hazard – Tweed Seagulls
- Tino Fa'asuamaleaui – Sunshine Coast Falcons / Melbourne Storm
- Brett Greinke – Easts Tigers
- Darryn Schonig – Sunshine Coast Falcons
- Nathan Watts – Redcliffe Dolphins
Coach: Jon Buchanan