TEAMS: NRL Telstra Premiership - 2019 Round 8


It's Teamlist Tuesday for Round 8 of the 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership! Around 4pm AEST every Tuesday, the full teams for each NRL round will be posted right here, with updates and late mail across the round.

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

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South Sydney Rabbitohs v Brisbane Broncos
Thu May 2 2019, 7:50pm at ANZ Stadium

South Sydney Rabbitohs
1. Alex Johnston 2. Corey Allen 3. Kyle Turner 4. Dane Gagai 5. Campbell Graham 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 14. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. John Sutton 12. Sam Burgess 13. Cameron Murray 8. George Burgess 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Ethan Lowe 17. Liam Knight

21-man squad • Burgess, Tatola... you know the drill. No other changes.

19-man squad • Jacob Gagan & Connor Tracey omitted.

LATE MAIL • Tatola, Burgess.... you know the drill.

Brisbane Broncos
1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. James Roberts 4. Jack Bird 5. Jamayne Isaako 6. Anthony Milford 7. Tom Dearden 8. Matthew Lodge 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Payne Haas 11. Alex Glenn 12. Matt Gillett 13. Tevita Pangai 15. David Fifita 16. Thomas Flegler 17. Joe Ofahengaue 18. Patty Carrigan

21-man squad • Dearden replaces the injured Kodi Nikorima (calf) in the halves.

19-man squad • Jaydn Su'A and Sean O'Sullivan out.

LATE MAIL • Carrigan replaces Kotoni Staggs on the interchange.

Match OfficialsReferees: Gerard Sutton, Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Chris Sutton, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;
Broadcast • Fox League and Nine Network
Match Info • Gates 5:30pm, Jersey Flegg (Norths v Souths) 5:45pm

North Queensland Cowboys v Gold Coast Titans
Fri May 3 2019, 6:00pm at 1300SMILES Stadium

North Queensland Cowboys
1. Jordan Kahu 2. Justin O'Neill 3. Tom Opacic 4. Enari Tuala 5. Ben Hampton 20. Jason Taumalolo 7. Michael Morgan 8. Matt Scott 9. Jake Granville 10. Jordan McLean 11. Gavin Cooper 12. Josh McGuire 13. John Asiata 14. Kurt Baptiste 15. Coen Hess 16. Scott Bolton 17. Francis Molo

21-man squad • Te Maire Martin (migraine) is out, Kahu replaces him at the back with Opacic promoted to the starting backline. Taumalolo appears in the reserves again... could he play?

19-man squad • Corey Jensen and Gideon Gela-Mosby omitted.

LATE MAIL • Taumalolo is in! He replaces Jake Clifford in the five-eighth role. (although it's worth noting Asiata will probably play in the halves and JT at lock).

Gold Coast Titans
1. Michael Gordon 2. Anthony Don 3. Tyrone Peachey 4. Brian Kelly 5. Phillip Sami 6. Tyrone Roberts 7. Ash Taylor 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Mitch Rein 10. Shannon Boyd 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Bryce Cartwright 13. Jai Arrow 14. Alexander Brimson 15. Moeaki Fotuaika 16. Keegan Hipgrave 17. Max King

21-man squad • Jarrod Wallace returns from suspension in the pack, with Fotuaika dropped to the bench and Stockwell to the reserves. Sami replaces Dale Copley (quad) in the backline, and AJ Brimson replaces Jai Whitebread on the bench.

19-man squad • Will Matthews and Jesse Arthars omitted.

LATE MAIL • 1-17.

Match OfficialsReferees: Adam Gee, Gavin Badger;Sideline Officials: Clayton Sharpe, Todd Smith;Video Referees: Henry Perenara, Steve Clark;
Broadcast • Fox League
Match Info • Gates 4pm

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v Melbourne Storm
Fri May 3 2019, 7:55pm at PointsBet Stadium

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
21. Josh Dugan 20. Aaron Gray 3. Bronson Xerri 4. Josh Morris 5. Sione Katoa 6. Kyle Flanagan 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Matt Prior 11. Briton Nikora 12. Kurt Capewell 13. Paul Gallen 14. Blayke Brailey 15. Jayson Bukuya 16. Jack Williams 17. Braden Hamlin-uele

21-man squad • Sione Katoa is back, with Mulitalo dropping to the reserves. Flangan replaces Shaun Johnson (hamstring) in the halves, while Nikora's back in the second row after completing his suspension.

19-man squad • Sosaia Feki is out, replaced by Aaron Gray on the wing. Last week's debutant Ronald Mulitalo drops out.

LATE MAIL • Will Kennedy makes way for Josh Dugan who will play fullback.

Melbourne Storm
1. Jahrome Hughes 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Will Chambers 4. Marion Seve 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Brodie Croft 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 15. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 16. Tui Kamikamica 17. Ryan Papenhuyzen 19. Patrick Kaufusi

21-man squad • N.A.S. starts up front with Welch benched.

19-man squad • Brandon Smith drops off the bench with Patrick Kaufusi pushing up, while Billy Walters is the other player omitted.

LATE MAIL • Welch starts, N.A.S. benched.

Match OfficialsReferees: Ben Cummins, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Sideline Officials: Kasey Badger, Chris Butler;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;
Broadcast • Fox League and Nine Network
Match Info • Gates 5:20pm, Jersey Flegg (Cronulla v Victoria) 5:20pm

Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers
Sat May 4 2019, 3:00pm at McDonalds Park

Canberra Raiders
1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Nick Cotric 3. Jarrod Croker 19. Michael Oldfield 5. Bailey Simonsson 6. Jack Wighton 7. Sam Williams 8. Josh Papalii 9. Josh Hodgson 10. Dunamis Lui 11. John Bateman 12. Elliot Whitehead 13. Ryan Sutton 14. Siliva Havili 15. Hudson Young 16. Iosia Soliola 17. Corey Horsburgh

21-man squad • Jordan Rapana (rib) is out, with Bailey Simonsson recalled on the wing. Young and Horsburgh replace Murchie and Guler on the interchange.

19-man squad • Aidan Sezer and Jack Murchie drop out.

LATE MAIL • Leilua is out, with Oldfield moving into the centres.

Penrith Panthers
1. Caleb Aekins 2. Josh Mansour 3. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 4. Waqa Blake 5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 6. James Maloney 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Wayde Egan 10. Tim Grant 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Isaah Yeo 13. James Fisher-Harris 14. Sione Katoa 15. Liam Martin 16. Moses Leota 17. Reagan Campbell-Gillard

21-man squad • Unchanged.

19-man squad • Tyrell Fuimaono and Dylan Edwards drop out.

LATE MAIL • 1-17.

Match OfficialsReferees: Grant Atkins, David Munro;Sideline Officials: Drew Oultram, Rickey McFarlane;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie;
Broadcast • Fox League
Match Info • Gates 12:30pm, Jersey Flegg 12:45pm

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Sat May 4 2019, 5:30pm at Lottoland

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
1. Brendan Elliott 2. Abbas Miski 3. Moses Suli 4. Brad Parker 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Lachlan Croker 7. Kane Elgey 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Martin Taupau 11. Joel Thompson 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Manase Fainu 15. Jack Gosiewski 16. Corey Waddell 17. Toafofoa Sipley

21-man squad • DCE is replaced by Kane Elgey who missed last weekend's match. Miski makes his debut on the wing with Jorge Taufua (calf) out. Fonua-Blake's back this week from suspension, starting up front with Sipley benched.

19-man squad • Kelepi Tanginoa and Taniela Paseka out.

LATE MAIL • 1-17

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
1. Nick Meaney 2. Jayden Okunbor 3. Kerrod Holland 4. Will Hopoate 5. Reimis Smith 6. Jack Cogger 7. Lachlan Lewis 8. Aiden Tolman 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 23. Dylan Napa 11. Josh Jackson 12. Corey Harawira-Naera 13. Rhyse Martin 10. Ofahiki Ogden 14. Fa'amanu Brown 15. Danny Fualalo 16. Adam Elliot

21-man squad • No changes to the first thirteen, but we do see Brown replace Chris Smith on the interchange. Foran and Napa's names appear in the reserves as they look to complete a return from ankle injuries.

19-man squad • Napa is promoted to the 17, with Michael Lichaa making way. Kieran Foran is the other omitted player, leaving Montoya and To'omaga in the reserves.

LATE MAIL • Napa starts up front, Ogden dropping to the bench.

Match OfficialsReferees: Henry Perenara, Jon Stone;Sideline Officials: Michael Wise, Liam Nicholls;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Ben Lowe;
Broadcast • Fox League
Match Info • Gates 12:30pm, Canterbury Cup (FOX) 12:45pm, Jersey Flegg 3:15pm

Sydney Roosters v Wests Tigers
Sat May 4 2019, 7:35pm at Sydney Cricket Ground

Sydney Roosters
1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Latrell Mitchell 17. Mitchell Aubusson 4. Joseph Manu 6. Luke Keary 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Victor Radley 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Angus Crichton 13. Isaac Liu 14. Nat Butcher 15. Zane Tetevano 16. Sitili Tupouniua 18. Lindsay Collins

21-man squad • Keary returns from a concussion-enforced layoff. That pushes Lam to the reserves. With Friend out long-term, Radley has secured the hooker role for the time being, with Isaac Liu's return (finger) perfectly timed - he'll line up at lock.

19-man squad • Matt Ikuvalu drops out with Manu moving to the wing and Aubusson joining the starting side at centre. Lindsay Collins pushes up onto the interchange with Poasa Faamausili dropping off the reserves.

LATE MAIL • No further changes.

Wests Tigers
1. Moses Mbye 2. Mahe Fonua 3. Robert Jennings 4. Esan Marsters 5. Corey Thompson 11. Ryan Matterson 7. Luke Brooks 8. Ben Matulino 9. Robbie Farah 10. Alex Twal 14. Elijah Taylor 12. Chris McQueen 13. Josh Aloiai 15. Thomas Mikaele 16. Matt Eisenhuth 17. Luke Garner 19. Jacob Liddle

21-man squad • Benji returns at five-eighth - also perfectly timed as Josh Reynolds is missing with a knee complaint. Like Keary, Luke Garner returns from a concussion omission, while Momirovski and Packer are reserves.

19-man squad • Ryan Matterson is out, with Luke Garner replacing him in the back row. Russell Packer joins the bench, with David Nofoaluma the other omitted player.

LATE MAIL • Packer omitted along with Momirosvki. Taylor will start second row with Garner back on the bench, Liddle the new inclusion on the bench.

Match OfficialsReferees: Matt Cecchin, Tim Roby;Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Mark Bohan;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;
Broadcast • Fox League
Match Info • Gates 6:35pm

Warriors v Newcastle Knights
Sun May 5 2019, 2:00pm at Mt Smart Stadium

1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 17. Gerard Beale 3. Peta Hiku 4. Patrick Herbert 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Chanel Harris-tavita 7. Blake Green 8. Agnatius Paasi 9. Issac Luke 10. Leeson Ah Mau 11. Isaiah Papalii 12. Tohu Harris 13. Lachlan Burr 14. Nathaniel Roache 15. Adam Blair 18. Hayze Perham 23. Chris Satae

21-man squad • Green (half), Tuivasa-Sheck (fullback) and Fusitu'a (wing) all return, pushing Hiku back to left centre, Harris to the second row, and Beale to the bench. Herbert retains his spot in the back line. Papali'i moves to the second row with Adam Blair benched.

19-man squad • David Fusitu'a drops out with Gerard Beale promoted to the wing. Hayze Perham and Tevita Satae join the bench with Bunty Afoa omitted.

LATE MAIL • No further changes

Newcastle Knights
1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Edrick Lee 3. Hymel Hunt 14. Sione Mata'utia 5. Shaun Kenny-Dowall 6. Connor Watson 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. David Klemmer 9. Danny Levi 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Mitchell Barnett 13. Tim Glasby 15. Herman Ese'ese 16. James Gavet 17. Josh King 19. Kurt Mann

21-man squad • No changes this week after a much improved showing on Sunday.

19-man squad • Pasami Saulo and Jesse Ramien drop out, with Sione Mata'utia promoted into the starting side at centre and Kurt Mann added to the interchange.

LATE MAIL • No further changes

Match OfficialsReferees: Chris Sutton, Phil Henderson;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sleeman, Chris McMillan;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie;
Broadcast • Fox League
Match Info (AEST) • Gates 7:45am, Jersey Flegg 8am, Touch Football 10am, Canterbury Cup 11:45am

Parramatta Eels v St George Illawarra Dragons
Sun May 5 2019, 4:05pm at Bankwest Stadium

Parramatta Eels
1. Clint Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Brad Takairangi 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Jaeman Salmon 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Daniel Alvaro 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Marata Niukore 13. Tepai Moeroa 14. Peni Terepo 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Manu Ma'u 19. Kane Evans

21-man squad • Alvaro (concussion returns) at prop, Terepo pushing back to the interchange and Ray Stone the reserves.

19-man squad • Tim Mannah is out, with Evans promoted to the bench. George Jennings omitted.

LATE MAIL • No further changes.

St George Illawarra Dragons
1. Matthew Dufty 2. Jordan Pereira 3. Zac Lomax 4. Timoteo Lafai 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Ben Hunt 8. James Graham 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tariq Sims 13. Blake Lawrie 14. Jeremy Latimore 15. Euan Aitken 16. Jacob Host 17. Luciano Leilua

21-man squad • Ravalawa returns to the backline with Lomax moving to the centres and Aitken benched. Lawrie starts at lock with Host benched.

19-man squad • Lachlan Timm and Jonus Pearson omitted.

LATE MAIL • 1-17

Match OfficialsReferees: Ashley Klein, Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Peter Gough, Nick Morel;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea;
Broadcast • Fox League and Nine Network
Match Info • Gates 1:30pm, Canterbury Cup 1:40pm