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Official team lists, updates and injury news for Round 26 of the 2023 Telstra Premiership season.

NRL Team Lists: Round 26

Panthers v Eels, Thursday 7.50pm at BlueBet Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Panthers is number 20 Jesse McLean
    Fullback for Eels is number 1 Clinton Gutherson
  • Winger for Panthers is number 5 Brian To'o
    Winger for Eels is number 2 Maika Sivo
  • Centre for Panthers is number 3 Tyrone Peachey
    Centre for Eels is number 3 Will Penisini
  • Centre for Panthers is number 4 Stephen Crichton
    Centre for Eels is number 4 Bailey Simonsson
  • Winger for Panthers is number 21 Tom Jenkins
    Winger for Eels is number 5 Sean Russell
  • Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 Jarome Luai
    Five-Eighth for Eels is number 6 Daejarn Asi
  • Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan Cleary
    Halfback for Eels is number 7 Dylan Brown

Forwards

  • Prop for Panthers is number 8 Moses Leota
    Prop for Eels is number 8 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
  • Hooker for Panthers is number 9 Jack Cogger
    Hooker for Eels is number 9 Joey Lussick
  • Prop for Panthers is number 10 James Fisher-Harris
    Prop for Eels is number 16 Wiremu Greig
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 11 Zac Hosking
    2nd Row for Eels is number 11 Ryan Matterson
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Liam Martin
    2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Bryce Cartwright
  • Lock for Panthers is number 13 Isaah Yeo
    Lock for Eels is number 17 Joe Ofahengaue

Interchange

  • Interchange for Panthers is number 14 Soni Luke
    Interchange for Eels is number 10 Junior Paulo
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 15 Lindsay Smith
    Interchange for Eels is number 13 J'maine Hopgood
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 16 Spencer Leniu
    Interchange for Eels is number 14 Luca Moretti
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 17 Luke Garner
    Interchange for Eels is number 15 Shaun Lane

Reserves

  • Replacement for Panthers is number 18 Jaeman Salmon
    Replacement for Eels is number 19 Brendan Hands

Match Officials

  • Referee: Ben Cummins
  • Touch Judge: Chris Sutton
  • Touch Judge: Liam Kennedy
  • Senior Review Official: Chris Butler

Last updated:

Panthers: Brian To'o is back after being rested so Tom Jenkins goes to the reserves. Hooker Mitch Kenny and forward Scott Sorensen remain sidelined so Jack Cogger holds the No.9 jersey and Zac Hosking lines up again in the back row. Still no sign of centre Izack Tago (leg).

Eels: Forward Shaun Lane returns from an elbow injury and has been named on the bench at the expense of Brendan Hands in the only change to the 17 that went down to the Roosters. 

Warriors v Dragons, Friday 6.00pm AEST) at Go Media Stadium, Auckland 

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Warriors is number 1 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
    Fullback for Dragons is number 1 Tyrell Sloan
  • Winger for Warriors is number 2 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
    Winger for Dragons is number 5 Mikaele Ravalawa
  • Centre for Warriors is number 3 Rocco Berry
    Centre for Dragons is number 3 Mosese Suli
  • Centre for Warriors is number 4 Adam Pompey
    Centre for Dragons is number 4 Zac Lomax
  • Winger for Warriors is number 5 Marcelo Montoya
    Winger for Dragons is number 21 Sione Finau
  • Five-Eighth for Warriors is number 6 Luke Metcalf
    Five-Eighth for Dragons is number 6 Talatau Amone
  • Halfback for Warriors is number 7 Shaun Johnson
    Halfback for Dragons is number 7 Ben Hunt

Forwards

  • Prop for Warriors is number 8 Addin Fonua-Blake
    Prop for Dragons is number 8 Francis Molo
  • Hooker for Warriors is number 9 Wayde Egan
    Hooker for Dragons is number 14 Connor Muhleisen
  • Prop for Warriors is number 10 Bunty Afoa
    Prop for Dragons is number 10 Blake Lawrie
  • 2nd Row for Warriors is number 11 Josh Curran
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 11 Billy Burns
  • 2nd Row for Warriors is number 12 Marata Niukore
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 12 Dan Russell
  • Lock for Warriors is number 13 Tohu Harris
    Lock for Dragons is number 13 Michael Molo

Interchange

  • Interchange for Warriors is number 14 Dylan Walker
    Interchange for Dragons is number 9 Jacob Liddle
  • Interchange for Warriors is number 15 Jackson Ford
    Interchange for Dragons is number 15 Ryan Couchman
  • Interchange for Warriors is number 16 Bayley Sironen
    Interchange for Dragons is number 16 Ben Murdoch-Masila
  • Interchange for Warriors is number 17 Freddy Lussick
    Interchange for Dragons is number 17 Zane Musgrove

Reserves

  • Replacement for Warriors is number 20 Taine Tuaupiki
    Replacement for Dragons is number 2 Mathew Feagai

Match Officials

  • Referee: Peter Gough
  • Touch Judge: Matt Noyen
  • Touch Judge: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
  • Senior Review Official: Adam Gee

Last updated:

Warriors: Te Maire Martin has been named in the extended squad and is expected to return to the field this weekend for the first time since breaking his leg against the Knights back in Round 6. Forward Mitch Barnett remains sidelined after missing Round 25 due to a laceration on his leg. Coach Andrew Webster has named the same 17 that downed the Sea Eagles.

Dragons: Centre Zac Lomax returns after being a late out last week with a shoulder injury in the only change to the side that pushed the Storm in Round 25. Rookie hooker Connor Muhleisen has been named on the interchange bench but may come into the run-on side and bump Jacob Liddle back to the bench again as he did last week.

Dolphins v Cowboys, Friday 8.00pm at Suncorp Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Dolphins is number 1 Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
    Fullback for Cowboys is number 1 Scott Drinkwater
  • Winger for Dolphins is number 2 Jamayne Isaako
    Winger for Cowboys is number 2 Kyle Feldt
  • Centre for Dolphins is number 3 Tesi Niu
    Centre for Cowboys is number 3 Zac Laybutt
  • Centre for Dolphins is number 16 Euan Aitken
    Centre for Cowboys is number 4 Peta Hiku
  • Winger for Dolphins is number 5 Jack Bostock
    Winger for Cowboys is number 5 Murray Taulagi
  • Five-Eighth for Dolphins is number 6 Kodi Nikorima
    Five-Eighth for Cowboys is number 6 Tom Dearden
  • Halfback for Dolphins is number 7 Sean O'Sullivan
    Halfback for Cowboys is number 7 Chad Townsend

Forwards

  • Prop for Dolphins is number 10 Mark Nicholls
    Prop for Cowboys is number 8 Jordan McLean
  • Hooker for Dolphins is number 9 Harrison Graham
    Hooker for Cowboys is number 9 Reece Robson
  • Prop for Dolphins is number 14 Jarrod Wallace
    Prop for Cowboys is number 10 Jason Taumalolo
  • 2nd Row for Dolphins is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 11 Luciano Leilua
  • 2nd Row for Dolphins is number 12 Connelly Lemuelu
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 12 Heilum Luki
  • Lock for Dolphins is number 13 Kenneath Bromwich
    Lock for Cowboys is number 13 Reuben Cotter

Interchange

  • Interchange for Dolphins is number 15 Josh Kerr
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 14 Jake Granville
  • Interchange for Dolphins is number 17 Herman Ese'ese
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 15 Coen Hess
  • Interchange for Dolphins is number 18 JJ Collins
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 16 Griffin Neame
  • Interchange for Dolphins is number 19 Isaiya Katoa
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 17 Kulikefu Finefeuiaki

Reserves

  • Replacement for Dolphins is number 22 Kurt Donoghoe
    Replacement for Cowboys is number 18 Jamayne Taunoa-Brown

Match Officials

  • Referee: Gerard Sutton
  • Senior Review Official: Grant Atkins

Last updated:

Dolphins: Attacking weapon Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow is back from a head knock in the No1. jersey so Kodi Nikorima returns to five-eighth and Isaiya Katoa goes to the reserves. Forwards Connelly Lemuelu and Kenny Bromwich return from head knocks to bolster the pack. Herman Ese'ese and Euan Aitken shift to the bench.

Cowboys: Heilum Luki comes into the starting side with Jeremiah Nanai sidelined by a shoulder injury. The new man on the bench is Kulikefu Finefeuiaki. In the backline, Zac Laybutt comes into the centres, Murray Taulagi pushes to the wing and Semi Valemei is out with a knee injury.

Storm v Titans, Saturday 3.00pm at AAMI Park

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Storm is number 1 Nick Meaney
    Fullback for Titans is number 1 AJ Brimson
  • Winger for Storm is number 2 Will Warbrick
    Winger for Titans is number 2 Alofiana Khan-Pereira
  • Centre for Storm is number 3 Marion Seve
    Centre for Titans is number 3 Brian Kelly
  • Centre for Storm is number 4 Young Tonumaipea
    Centre for Titans is number 4 Aaron Schoupp
  • Winger for Storm is number 5 Xavier Coates
    Winger for Titans is number 5 Jojo Fifita
  • Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron Munster
    Five-Eighth for Titans is number 6 Kieran Foran
  • Halfback for Storm is number 7 Jahrome Hughes
    Halfback for Titans is number 7 Tom Weaver

Forwards

  • Prop for Storm is number 8 Tui Kamikamica
    Prop for Titans is number 10 Jaimin Jolliffe
  • Hooker for Storm is number 14 Bronson Garlick
    Hooker for Titans is number 9 Chris Randall
  • Prop for Storm is number 10 Christian Welch
    Prop for Titans is number 15 Isaac Liu
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Trent Loiero
    2nd Row for Titans is number 11 David Fifita
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Eliesa Katoa
    2nd Row for Titans is number 12 Klese Haas
  • Lock for Storm is number 13 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
    Lock for Titans is number 13 Tino Fa'asuamaleaui

Interchange

  • Interchange for Storm is number 9 Harry Grant
    Interchange for Titans is number 14 Kruise Leeming
  • Interchange for Storm is number 15 Tom Eisenhuth
    Interchange for Titans is number 16 Joe Stimson
  • Interchange for Storm is number 16 Tepai Moeroa
    Interchange for Titans is number 17 Jacob Alick
  • Interchange for Storm is number 19 Ryan Papenhuyzen
    Interchange for Titans is number 18 Keano Kini

Reserves

  • Replacement for Storm is number 20 Chris Lewis
    Replacement for Titans is number 19 Joe Vuna

Match Officials

  • Referee: Chris Butler
  • Touch Judge: Wyatt Raymond
  • Touch Judge: Nick Morel
  • Senior Review Official: Kasey Badger

Last updated:

Storm: Star fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen is listed among the reserves as he nears a long awaited return from a serious knee injury. Nelson Asofa-Solomona has been named to start at lock and Josh King is out. 

Titans: Jayden Campbell (dislocated patella) and Phil Sami (foot) will miss the final two games of the season. Veteran five-eighth Kieran Foran is back from a sternum injury at five-eighth and Jojo Fifita reurns from an ankle injury to fill the wing spot vacated by Sami. The forward pack remains intact with Jaimine Jolliffe named to start and Isaac Liu on the bench although they may swap on game day as they did last week.

Roosters v Wests Tigers, Saturday 5.30pm at Allianz Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Roosters is number 1 Joseph Manu
    Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Jahream Bula
  • Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 David Nofoaluma
  • Centre for Roosters is number 3 Billy Smith
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Triston Reilly
  • Centre for Roosters is number 4 Corey Allan
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Asu Kepaoa
  • Winger for Roosters is number 5 Joseph-Aukuso Suaalii
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 Junior Tupou
  • Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke Keary
    Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Daine Laurie
  • Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Sam Walker
    Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Will Smith

Forwards

  • Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 Stefano Utoikamanu
  • Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Brandon Smith
    Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Apisai Koroisau
  • Prop for Roosters is number 10 Lindsay Collins
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 David Klemmer
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Siua Wong
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Isaiah Papali'i
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Nat Butcher
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 John Bateman
  • Lock for Roosters is number 13 Victor Radley
    Lock for Wests Tigers is number 13 Fonua Pole

Interchange

  • Interchange for Roosters is number 14 Sandon Smith
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 14 Justin Matamua
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Fletcher Baker
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Shawn Blore
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 16 Terrell May
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 17 Alex Seyfarth
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 19 Egan Butcher
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 18 Aitasi James

Reserves

  • Replacement for Roosters is number 18 Drew Hutchison
    Replacement for Wests Tigers is number 21 Kit Laulilii

Match Officials

  • Referee: Todd Smith
  • Touch Judge: Darian Furner
  • Senior Review Official: Ashley Klein

Last updated:

Roosters: Sam Walker is back in the No.7 jersey for his first NRL game since Round 9 so Drew Hutchison reverts to 18th Man. Joey Manu goes to fullback to replace James Tedesco (head knock) and Corey Allan comes in at centre. After withdrawing from the Eels clash with acute neck pain, Kiwi Test prop Jared Waerea-Hargreave is back on deck so Fletcher Baker moves to the bench.

Wests Tigers: Api Koroisau shifts back to hooker after starring at halfback in the win over the Dolphins. Will Smith is the new No.7 and Jake Simpkin will miss the match under HIA protocols. Luke Brooks remains sidelined with a calf injury and may have played his last game for the club.

Raiders v Broncos, Saturday 7.35pm at GIO Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Raiders is number 20 Jack Wighton
    Fullback for Broncos is number 1 Reece Walsh
  • Winger for Raiders is number 1 Jordan Rapana
    Winger for Broncos is number 2 Corey Oates
  • Centre for Raiders is number 4 Matthew Timoko
    Centre for Broncos is number 3 Kotoni Staggs
  • Centre for Raiders is number 21 Sebastian Kris
    Centre for Broncos is number 4 Herbie Farnworth
  • Winger for Raiders is number 5 Nick Cotric
    Winger for Broncos is number 5 Selwyn Cobbo
  • Five-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Matt Frawley
    Five-Eighth for Broncos is number 6 Ezra Mam
  • Halfback for Raiders is number 7 Jamal Fogarty
    Halfback for Broncos is number 7 Jock Madden

Forwards

  • Prop for Raiders is number 10 Joseph Tapine
    Prop for Broncos is number 8 Thomas Flegler
  • Hooker for Raiders is number 9 Zac Woolford
    Hooker for Broncos is number 9 Billy Walters
  • Prop for Raiders is number 15 Emre Guler
    Prop for Broncos is number 10 Payne Haas
  • 2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 Hudson Young
    2nd Row for Broncos is number 11 Kurt Capewell
  • 2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
    2nd Row for Broncos is number 12 Jordan Riki
  • Lock for Raiders is number 13 Corey Horsburgh
    Lock for Broncos is number 19 Keenan Palasia

Interchange

  • Interchange for Raiders is number 3 Jarrod Croker
    Interchange for Broncos is number 14 Tyson Smoothy
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 8 Josh Papali'i
    Interchange for Broncos is number 15 Brendan Piakura
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 14 Tom Starling
    Interchange for Broncos is number 16 Kobe Hetherington
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 17 Ata Mariota
    Interchange for Broncos is number 17 Corey Jensen

Reserves

  • Replacement for Raiders is number 18 Pasami Saulo
    Replacement for Broncos is number 18 Jesse Arthars

Match Officials

  • Referee: Adam Gee
  • Touch Judge: Drew Oultram
  • Touch Judge: Chris Sutton
  • Senior Review Official: Grant Atkins

Last updated:

Raiders: Jack Wighton has been named among the reserves as he looks to return from the hamstring strain that sidelined him last week. Albert Hopoate (ribs) has been named but James Schiller could be called in off the bench should the winger fail to come up. Forward Corey Horsburgh has also been named despite suffering a head knock against the Bulldogs. Seb Kris is also in the extended squad as he nears a return from a hamstring injury.

Broncos: Skipper Adam Reynolds will miss the game with a calf injury, his place taken by Jock Madden. Veteran winger Corey Oates (knee) returns for his long-awaited 200th NRL game so Deine Mariner goes to the reserves. Fellow winger Jesse Arthars (concussion) is also back in contention and has been named as 18th Man. Corey Jensen has been added to the bench while prop Martin Taupau has served his suspension and is listed among the reserves.

Bulldogs v Sea Eagles, Sunday 2.00pm at Accor Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Jake Averillo
    Fullback for Sea Eagles is number 1 Tolutau Koula
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 2 Blake Wilson
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 2 Jason Saab
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 22 Hayze Perham
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 3 Brad Parker
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 24 Paul Alamoti
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 4 Morgan Harper
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 5 Raymond Tuaimalo Vaega
  • Five-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Matt Burton
    Five-Eighth for Sea Eagles is number 6 Jake Arthur
  • Halfback for Bulldogs is number 7 Toby Sexton
    Halfback for Sea Eagles is number 7 Daly Cherry-Evans

Forwards

  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 10 Liam Knight
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 8 Toafofoa Sipley
  • Hooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Reed Mahoney
    Hooker for Sea Eagles is number 9 Lachlan Croker
  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 15 Luke Thompson
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 10 Sean Keppie
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Viliame Kikau
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 11 Haumole Olakau'atu
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Corey Waddell
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 12 Ben Trbojevic
  • Lock for Bulldogs is number 13 Harrison Edwards
    Lock for Sea Eagles is number 13 Jake Trbojevic

Interchange

  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 8 Max King
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 14 Gordon Chan Kum Tong
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Kyle Flanagan
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 15 Kelma Tuilagi
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Tevita Pangai Junior
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 16 Aaron Woods
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 19 Jayden Okunbor
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 17 Ethan Bullemor

Reserves

  • Replacement for Bulldogs is number 21 Jeral Skelton
    Replacement for Sea Eagles is number 19 Dean Matterson

Match Officials

  • Referee: Liam Kennedy
  • Touch Judge: Jon Stone
  • Senior Review Official: Gerard Sutton

Last updated:

Bulldogs: Just the one change with Kurtis Morrin added to the bench and Jayden Okunbor dropping to 18th Man. Karl Oloapu (neck) is available but likely to line up in NSW Cup.

Sea Eagles: Fullback Reuben Garrick suffered a fractured back against the Warriors and may have played his last game for the season. Tolu Koula has been named at fullback with Brad Parker coming into the centres in his return from a head knock. Ben Trbojevic is also back from a head knock so Kelma Tuilagi reverts to the bench and Josh Schuster drops to 18th Man. Gordon Chan Kum Tong is the new man on the bench and will make his NRL debut.

Knights v Sharks, Sunday 4.05pm at McDonald Jones Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Knights is number 1 Kalyn Ponga
    Fullback for Sharks is number 1 Connor Tracey
  • Winger for Knights is number 2 Dominic Young
    Winger for Sharks is number 2 Sione Katoa
  • Centre for Knights is number 3 Dane Gagai
    Centre for Sharks is number 3 Jesse Ramien
  • Centre for Knights is number 4 Bradman Best
    Centre for Sharks is number 4 Siosifa Talakai
  • Winger for Knights is number 5 Greg Marzhew
    Winger for Sharks is number 5 Ronaldo Mulitalo
  • Five-Eighth for Knights is number 6 Tyson Gamble
    Five-Eighth for Sharks is number 17 Matt Moylan
  • Halfback for Knights is number 20 Adam Clune
    Halfback for Sharks is number 6 Braydon Trindall

Forwards

  • Prop for Knights is number 8 Jacob Saifiti
    Prop for Sharks is number 8 Toby Rudolf
  • Hooker for Knights is number 9 Phoenix Crossland
    Hooker for Sharks is number 9 Blayke Brailey
  • Prop for Knights is number 10 Leo Thompson
    Prop for Sharks is number 10 Braden Hamlin-Uele
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 11 Tyson Frizell
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 11 Briton Nikora
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 18 Dylan Lucas
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 12 Wade Graham
  • Lock for Knights is number 13 Adam Elliott
    Lock for Sharks is number 13 Cameron McInnes

Interchange

  • Interchange for Knights is number 15 Daniel Saifiti
    Interchange for Sharks is number 14 Jack Williams
  • Interchange for Knights is number 16 Jack Hetherington
    Interchange for Sharks is number 15 Royce Hunt
  • Interchange for Knights is number 17 Mat Croker
    Interchange for Sharks is number 16 Thomas Hazelton
  • Interchange for Knights is number 22 Fa'amanu Brown
    Interchange for Sharks is number 18 Jesse Colquhoun

Reserves

  • Replacement for Knights is number 21 Brodie Jones
    Replacement for Sharks is number 19 Mawene Hiroti

Match Officials

  • Referee: Ashley Klein
  • Touch Judge: Belinda Sharpe
  • Senior Review Official: Grant Atkins

Last updated:

Knights: Jackson Hastings has been named to return after missing Round 25 with an ankle injury, His replacement Adam Clune is listed among the reserves as back-up. No other changes to the in-form Knights outfit that has now won seven on the trot.

Sharks: Coach Craig Fitzgibbon goes with the same 17 that got the job done against the Cowboys. Prop Oregon Kaufusi has been named among the reserves as he works his way back from a finger injury.

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