TEAMS: NRL Telstra Premiership - 2018 Round 1

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It's Teamlist Tuesday for Round 1 of the 2018 NRL Telstra Premiership!

Around 4pm AEST every Tuesday, the full 21-man squads and officials for each NRL round will be posted right here, with updates across the weekend as squads are culled down to the final 17.

All times are listed in AEDT (NSW/VIC/ACT) unless otherwise noted.

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St George Illawarra Dragons v Brisbane Broncos Thu March 8 2018, 8:05pm at Jubilee Oval

St George Illawarra Dragons
18. Matthew Dufty 2. Nene Macdonald 3. Euan Aitken 4. Timoteo Lafai 5. Jason Nightingale 6. Gareth Widdop 7. Ben Hunt 8. James Graham 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tariq Sims 13. Jack de Belin 14. Luciano Leilua 15. Kurt Mann 16. Leeson Ah Mau 19. Jeremy Latimore

Tuesday squad: Jumper #1 retired in honour of the late Graeme Langlands, which sees fullback Dufty wearing jumper 18. Hunt and Graham start 7 and 8 for their new club, with Tariq Sims named at #12 replacing the departed Joel Thompson. Kurt Mann is the utility on the interchange.

24 hours to go: Blake Lawrie and Josh Kerr drop off the reserves.

LATE MAIL: Sele drops off the bench with Latimore replacing him. Lomax drops off the reserves.

Brisbane Broncos
1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. James Roberts 4. Jordan Kahu 5. Jamayne Isaako 6. Anthony Milford 7. Kodi Nikorima 8. Matthew Lodge 10. Sam Thaiday 14. Tevita Pangai Junior 11. Alex Glenn 12. Matt Gillett 13. Josh Mcguire 9. Andrew McCullough 15. Joe Ofahengaue 16. Korbin Sims 17. Jaydn Su'a

Tuesday squad: With Jack Bird still a few weeks away, Kahu shifts into the centres with Jamayne Isaako to come in on the wing.

24 hours to go: Andrew McCullough is benched with Sam Thaiday to start at hooker and Tevita Pangai Junior starting up front. Jonus Pearson and George Fai drop off the reserves.

LATE MAIL: No further changes with McCullough remaining on the interchange. Opacic and Tagataese drop off the reserves list.

Match Officials | Referees: Matt Cecchin, Alan Shortall;Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Dave Munro;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Ben Galea;

Live Broadcast | Nine Network, FOX League 502

Newcastle Knights v Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Fri March 9 2018, 6:00pm at McDonald Jones Stadium

Newcastle Knights
1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Shaun Kenny-dowall 3. Sione Mata'utia 4. Tautau Moga 5. Nathan Ross 6. Connor Watson 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. Herman Ese'ese 9. Slade Griffin 10. Jacob Lillyman 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Aidan Guerra 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Brock Lamb 15. Chris Heighington 16. Jamie Buhrer 17. Daniel Saifiti

Tuesday squad: A raft of new faces in a very strong Knights side. Brock Lamb is the back-up half on the bench, pushing Danny Levi to the reserves list.

24 hours to go: Luke Yates and Danny Levi are cut.

LATE MAIL: No changes to the 17 named Tuesday.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Matthew Wright 4. Brian Kelly 5. Akuila Uate 6. Lachlan Croker 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Addin Fonua-blake 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Martin Taupau 11. Joel Thompson 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Lewis Brown 15. Shaun Lane 16. Frank Winterstein 17. Kelepi Tanginoa

Tuesday squad: A suspension for Darcy Lussick brings Addin Fonua-Blake into the starting pack.

24 hours to go: Jackson Hastings and Jack Gosiewski drop to Intrust Super Premiership.

LATE MAIL: 1-17 for the Sea Eagles.

Match Officials | Referees: Adam Gee, Gavin Reynolds;Sideline Officials: Kasey Badger, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Luke Patten, Henry Perenara;

Live Broadcast | FOX League 502

North Queensland Cowboys v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks Fri March 9 2018, 8:05pm at 1300SMILES Stadium

North Queensland Cowboys
1. Ben Hampton 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O'Neill 4. Javid Bowen 5. Antonio Winterstein 14. Te Maire Martin 7. Johnathan Thurston 8. Matthew Scott 9. Jake Granville 10. Jordan McLean 11. Gavin Cooper 12. Ethan Lowe 13. Jason Taumalolo 15. Coen Hess 16. Scott Bolton 17. John Asiata 18. Corey Jensen

Tuesday squad: Lachlan Coote is injured which sees Ben Hampton named at the back.

24 hours to go: Francis Molo and Enari Tuala drop out.

LATE MAIL: Michael Morgan is out with a stomach strain. Te Maire Martin moves into the halves for him, with Corey Jensen joining the interchange.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
1. Valentine Holmes 2. Sosaia Feki 3. Josh Dugan 4. Ricky Leutele 5. Sione Katoa 6. Matt Moylan 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Matt Prior 18. Kurt Capewell 12. Wade Graham 14. Jayson Bukuya 13. Paul Gallen 15. James Segeyaro 16. Ava Seumanufagai 17. Joseph Paulo

Tuesday squad: Sione Katoa earns a debut jersey on the wing. New signing Trent Hodkinson only gets as close as the reserves list.

24 hours to go: Aaron Gray and Trent Hodkinson drop out. Luke Lewis is in some doubt for the Sharks with a foot injury but will be given til tomorrow night to prove his fitness.

LATE MAIL: Lewis is indeed out. Bukuya and Capewell start in the back row with Gallen moving to the interchange.

Match Officials | Referees: Gerard Sutton, Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Michael Wise, Belinda Sleeman;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;

Live Broadcast | Nine Network, FOX League 502

Wests Tigers v Sydney Roosters Sat March 10 2018, 4:30pm at ANZ Stadium

Wests Tigers
1. Tuimoala Lolohea 2. Corey Thompson 3. Esan Marsters 4. Kevin Naiqama 5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 14. Benji Marshall 7. Luke Brooks 8. Russell Packer 9. Pita Godinet 17. Matt Eisenhuth 11. Chris Lawrence 12. Robert Rochow 13. Elijah Taylor 10. Ben Matulino 15. Alex Twal 16. Michael Chee Kam 18. Matt McIlwrick

Tuesday squad: Nofoaluma sensationally dropped to the reserves list. Corey Thompson gets a wing spot with Lolohea named at the back. Godinet gets first crack at hooker with McIlwrick also on the reserves list. Benji Marshall gets a jumper on the interchange.

24 hours to go: Nofoaluma and Milne drop off the reserves list.

LATE MAIL: Josh Reynolds is out with a hamstring injury. Marshall will play in the halves with McIlwrick joining the bench. Eisenhuth will start up front with Ben Matulino benched to start with.

Sydney Roosters
1. James Tedesco 5. Blake Ferguson 4. Joseph Manu 3. Latrell Mitchell 2. Daniel Tupou 6. Mitchell Cornish 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Sio Siua Taukeiaho 16. Ryan Matterson 12. Mitchell Aubusson 13. Isaac Liu 11. Boyd Cordner 14. Dylan Napa 15. Zane Tetevano 17. Victor Radley

Tuesday squad: Tauekiaho gets the nod at prop ahead of Dylan Napa, who takes a spot on the bench. Rugby league returnee Reece Robinson features along with Luke Keary on the reserves list, with Mitch Cornish to partner Cronk in the halves.

24 hours to go: Keary and Collins drop out.

LATE MAIL: Cordner goes to the bench with Matterson to start.

Match Officials | Referees: Gavin Badger, Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Nick Morel, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Video Referees: Luke Patten, Ashley Klein;

Live Broadcast | FOX League 502

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Warriors Sat March 10 2018, 7:00pm at Optus Stadium

South Sydney Rabbitohs
1. Alex Johnston 2. Richard Kennar 3. Dane Gagai 4. Greg Inglis 5. Robert Jennings 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Burgess 9. Damien Cook 10. Mark Nicholls 11. John Sutton 12. Angus Crichton 13. Sam Burgess 14. Cameron Murray 16. George Burgess 17. Tevita Tatola 20. Hymel Hunt

Tuesday squad: Inglis returns to competitive footy in the centres, Johnston getting the nod at the back. Kennar comes onto the wing with Hymel Hunt pushed to the reserves list. Promising fringe player Adam Douehi features along with veteran Robbie Farah on the reserves list as well.

24 hours to go: Tyrell Fuimaono and Robbie Farah drop off the reserves.

LATE MAIL: Hunt takes the bench spot left vacant by Fuimaono.

1. Roger Tuivasa-sheck 2. David Fusitua 3. Peta Hiku 4. Solomone Kata 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Blake Green 7. Shaun Johnson 8. James Gavet 9. Issac Luke 10. Adam Blair 11. Isaiah Papalii 12. Tohu Harris 13. Ligi Sao 14. Sam Cook 15. Leivaha Pulu 16. Sam Lisone 17. Bunty Afoa

Tuesday squad: The Warriors have seven new faces for their season opener, with Sam Cook the notable inclusion as interchange hooker. Signings Peta Hiku, Blake Green, Adam Blair and Tohu Harris are all named, as is former Titans forward Leivaha Pulu. Super League ex-pat Anthony Gelling is included on the reserves list.

24 hours to go: Mason Lino and Agnatius Paasi drop off.

LATE MAIL: 1-17.

Match Officials | Referees: Grant Atkins, Jon Stone;Sideline Officials: Tim Roby, Ricky MacFarlane;Video Referees: Ben Galea, Steve Chiddy;

Live Broadcast | FOX League 502

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Melbourne Storm Sat March 10 2018, 9:05pm at Optus Stadium

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
1. Moses Mbye 2. Brett Morris 3. Josh Morris 4. William Hopoate 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Matt Frawley 7. Kieran Foran 8. Aaron Woods 9. Michael Lichaa 10. David Klemmer 11. Josh Jackson 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Danny Fualalo 14. Adam Elliot 15. Aiden Tolman 16. Greg Eastwood 17. Jeremy Marshall-King

Tuesday squad: A full-strength 'Dogs side and a largely new look. Mbye is fullback with Matt Frawley partnering new signing Kieran Foran in the halves. Woods and Klemmer are the front row pairing while Danny Fualalo is named at lock, Adam Elliott benched. Jeremy Marshall-King grabs the last bench spot.

24 hours to go: John Olive and Francis Tualau have stayed in Sydney and will lace up for Intrust Super Premiership.


Melbourne Storm
1. Cameron Munster 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Will Chambers 4. Curtis Scott 5. Josh Addo-carr 6. Ryley Jacks 7. Brodie Croft 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Dale Finucane 14. Tim Glasby 15. Kenneath Bromwich 16. Christian Welch 20. Sam Kasiano

Tuesday squad: No Slater sees Munster at fullback and Ryley Jacks into the halves to partner Croft, Asofa-Solomona picks up a starting front-row gig, and the returning Ryan Hoffman comes straight back into the second row alongside Felise Kaufusi. Sam Kasiano is only an outside chance of playing, appearing on the long reserves list.

24 hours to go: Tui Kamikamica and Billy Walters drop off the reserves.

LATE MAIL: One change for the Storm with Kasiano replacing Stimson on the interchange.

Match Officials | Referees: Ben Cummins, Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Jeff Younis, Clayton Sharpe;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie;

Live Broadcast | FOX League 502

Penrith Panthers v Parramatta Eels Sun March 11 2018, 4:10pm at Panthers Stadium

Penrith Panthers
1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Waqa Blake 4. Tyrone Peachey 5. Dallin Watene Zelezniak 6. James Maloney 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Peter Wallace 16. Moses Leota 17. James Fisher-Harris 12. Isaah Yeo 13. Trent Merrin 10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 11. Viliame Kikau 14. Corey Harawera Naera 15. Sam McKendry

Tuesday squad: Kikau starts, beating CHN and JFH to the 2RF position. For LOLs, we confirm DWZ starts on the wing and RCG is at FRF.

24 hours to go: Tim Browne and Jarome Luai omitted from the reserves list.

LATE MAIL: Katoa and Crichton drop out, but there are two changes to the named 17 with Campbell-Gillard and Kikau benched in favour of Leota (prop) and Fisher-Harris (second row) who'll both start.

Parramatta Eels
1. Bevan French 2. Josh Hoffman 3. Michael Jennings 4. Jarryd Hayne 5. Kirisome Auva'a 6. Corey Norman 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Daniel Alvaro 9. Cameron King 10. Tim Mannah 11. Manu Ma'u 12. Tepai Moeroa 13. Nathan Brown 14. Beau Scott 15. Brad Takairangi 16. Suaia Matagi 17. Kane Evans

Tuesday squad: The backline make-up sees French at fullback with Hayne in the centres. Auva'a and Hoffman are on the wings. Tepai Moeroa starts in the second row, while new Eels signing Kane Evans is listed on the interchange. Kenny Edwards is among the reserves.

24 hours to go: Kaysa Pritchard and David Gower drop off the reserves.


Match Officials | Referees: Ashley Klein, Matt Noyen;Sideline Officials: Brett Suttor, Nick Beashel;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten;

Live Broadcast | Nine Network, FOX League 502

Gold Coast Titans v Canberra Raiders Sun March 11 2018, 6:30pm at Cbus Super Stadium

Gold Coast Titans
1. Michael Gordon 2. Anthony Don 3. Dale Copley 4. Konrad Hurrell 5. Phillip Sami 6. Kane Elgey 7. Ashley Taylor 8. Jai Arrow 9. Nathan Peats 10. Leilani Latu 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Ryan James 13. Bryce Cartwright 14. Mitch Rein 15. Max King 16. Will Matthews 17. Morgan Boyle

Tuesday squad: Latu and Cartwright both start in the Titans' pack with captain Ryan James in the backrow. Rein appears on the interchange while Joe Greenwood is relegated to the reserves list.

24 hours to go: Jai Whitbread and AJ Brimson drop off the reserves.


Canberra Raiders
1. Jack Wighton 2. Nick Cotric 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Joseph Leilua 5. Jordan Rapana 14. Blake Austin 7. Sam Williams 17. Iosia Soliola 9. Siliva Havili 10. Shannon Boyd 11. Josh Papalii 12. Joseph Tapine 13. Elliot Whitehead 6. Aidan Sezer 8. Junior Paulo 15. Luke Bateman 16. Dunamis Lui

Tuesday squad: Sam Williams will play half with Blake Austin benched and Aidan Sezer at five-eighth. Havili replaces the injured Hodgson at hooker. Back-up option Craig Garvey only appears as a reserve.

24 hours to go: Royce Hunt and Craig Garvey are cut.

LATE MAIL: Austin will start at five-eighth with Sezer benched instead. Junior Paulo is also benched in favour of Soliola up front.

Match Officials | Referees: Henry Perenara, Dave Munro;Sideline Officials: Adam Cassidy, Rohan Best;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;

Live Broadcast | FOX League 502