LeagueUnlimited NRL Teams - 2020 Round 1


It's Teamlist Tuesday for Round 1 of the 2020 NRL Season! Around 4pm AEST every Tuesday, the full teams for each #NRL round will be posted right here!

Bookmark this article - we'll keep it updated right through til Sunday evening as each club reduced their 21-man squad to 19 and then the final 17 for each team.

All times are listed in AEDT (NSW/VIC/ACT) unless otherwise noted. Subtract an hour for Queensland (AEST); add two hours for Auckland (NZDT)

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Parramatta Eels v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Thu March 12 2020, 8:05pm at Bankwest Stadium

Parramatta Eels
1. Clint Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Waqa Blake 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Nathan Brown 14. Brad Takairangi 15. Marata Niukore 16. Kane Evans 17. Peni Terepo

21-man squad • Matterson & RCG debut for the club. Waqa Blake is named after battling injury through the off-season. Sivo cleared to play despite a pending Fijian court case.

19-man squad • Will Smith and George Jennings get the chop.

Final team • The Eels are 1-17 with Ray Stone and Oregon Kaufusi dropping out.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
1. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 2. Nick Meaney 3. Reimis Smith 4. Will Hopoate 5. Christian Crichton 6. Brandon Wakeham 7. Lachlan Lewis 8. Aiden Tolman 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Dylan Napa 11. Josh Jackson 12. Joe Stimson 13. Adam Elliott 14. Dean Britt 15. Renouf To'omaga 16. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 17. Kerrod Holland

21-man squad • Huge shock minutes before TLT - Corey Harawira-Naera and Jayden Okunbor stood down for a code of conduct breach. Brandon Wakeham has won the halves race to partner Lachlan Lewis. DWZ and Meaney have passed fit and will take their places in the back line, while Christian Critchton will come in for Okunbor. Marshall-King is back in the side at hooker, while Joe Stimson has been rushed in for CHN in the back row and injured back-rower Raymond Faitala-Mariner is named on the bench despite an ankle concern.

19-man squad • The two players cut are Sione Katoa and Jack Cogger.

Final team • Canterbury are 1-17, Okahifi Ogden and Jake Averillo omitted.

Match Officials
Referees: Grant Atkins, Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Todd Smith, Nick Beashel;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Beau Scott;

Broadcast - Nine Network, Fox League & Kayo Sports

Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans
Fri March 13 2020, 6:00pm at GIO Stadium Canberra

Canberra Raiders
1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Bailey Simonsson 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Curtis Scott 5. Nick Cotric 6. Jack Wighton 7. George Williams 8. Josh Papalii 9. Josh Hodgson 10. Dunamis Lui 11. Corey Horsburgh 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Joseph Tapine 14. Siliva Havili 15. Emre Guler 16. Iosia Soliola 17. Michael Oldfield

21-man squad • Free to play is centre Curtis Scott, named at centre for his club debut. George Williams is the halfback after the departure of Aidan Sezer, Corey Horsburgh replaces the injured John Bateman, and Ryan Sutton is missing through suspension along with Hudson Young.

19-man squad • Tom Starling and Semi Valemei get the chop.

Final 17 • No changes. Jack Murchie and Sam Williams drop out.

Gold Coast Titans
1. Phillip Sami 2. Anthony Don 3. Kallum Watkins 4. Tyrone Peachey 5. Dale Copley 6. Tyrone Roberts 7. Ash Taylor 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Mitch Rein 10. Sam Lisone 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Bryce Cartwright 13. Jai Arrow 14. Nathan Peats 15. Jai Whitbread 16. Brian Kelly 17. Jaimin Jolliffe

21-man squad • AJ Brimson and Moeaki Fotuaika are named as reserves despite injury concerns. Instead new recruit Sam Lisone will partner Jarrod Wallace upfront. Shannon Boyd isn't named. Bryce Cartwright gets a run in the starting second row.

19-man squad • Brimson and Fotuaika are omitted.

Final 17 • Unchanged as well - Sam Stone and Jonus Pearson omitted.

Match Officials
Referees: Chris Sutton, Dave Munro;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Mark Bohan;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Bryan Norrie;

Broadcast - Fox League & Kayo Sports

North Queensland Cowboys v Brisbane Broncos
Fri March 13 2020, 8:05pm at Queensland Country Bank Stadium

North Queensland Cowboys
1. Valentine Holmes 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O'Neill 4. Esan Marsters 5. Ben Hampton 6. Scott Drinkwater 7. Michael Morgan 8. John Asiata 9. Jake Granville 10. Jordan McLean 11. Gavin Cooper 12. Coen Hess 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Reece Robson 15. Mitchell Dunn 17. Francis Molo 18. Corey Jensen

21-man squad • Holmes' return to rugby league sees him take the #1 jersey, pushing Scott Drinkwater to the halves and Jake Clifford out of the first 17. Esan Marsters makes his club debut in the centres, while Josh McGuire misses Round 1 with both injury and suspension.

19-man squad • Jake Clifford and Connelly Leumelu are the omitted men.

Final 17 • Shane Wright drops off the interchange, with Corey Jensen replacing him. Former Bronco Tom Opacic drops off the reserves list.

Brisbane Broncos
14. Jamayne Isaako 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Darius Boyd 5. Jesse Arthars 6. Anthony Milford 7. Brodie Croft 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Jake Turpin 10. Payne Haas 11. David Fifita 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Patty Carrigan 15. Andrew McCullough 16. Rhys Kennedy 17. Jamil Hopoate 19. Herbie Farnworth

21-man squad • No Alex Glenn (hamstring) with Patty Carrigan and Brodie Croft named temporary co-captains. Jack Bird is named at fullback and renowned goalkicker Jamayne Isaako drops to the bench as a result, instead new Bronco Jesse Arthars will line up on the wing. Jamil Hopoate jumps onto the bench for a debut.

19-man squad • Jack Bird's ACL injury suffered mid-week means he won't play, although he's not listed as omitted yet. Xavier Coates and Tom Dearden drop out, while Jamayne Isaako moves to fullback and Herbie Farnworth joins the bench.

Final 17 • No further changes with Bird and Ethan Bullemor dropping out.

Match Officials
Referees: Gerard Sutton, Gavin Badger;Sideline Officials: Rickey McFarlane, Liam Kennedy;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;

Broadcast - Nine Network, Fox League & Kayo Sports

Newcastle Knights v Warriors
Sat March 14 2020, 3:00pm at McDonald Jones Stadium

Newcastle Knights
1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Edrick Lee 3. Enari Tuala 4. Gehamat Shibasaki 5. Hymel Hunt 6. Kurt Mann 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. David Klemmer 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Mitchell Barnett 13. Herman Ese'ese 14. Connor Watson 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Tim Glasby 17. Aidan Guerra

21-man squad • Former Bronco Gehamat Shibasaki and Cowboy Enari Tuala are the centres after making off-season moves to the steel city, along with former Shark Jayden Brailey who is hooker. Kurt Mann partners Pearce in the halves.

19-man squad • Brodie Jones and Mason Lino cut from the reserves.

Final 17 • 1-17 with Pasami Saulo & Starford To'a dropping out.

1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2. Patrick Herbert 3. David Fusitua 4. Peta Hiku 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Chanel Harris-Tavita 7. Blake Green 8. Leeson Ah Mau 9. Wayde Egan 10. Lachlan Burr 11. Adam Blair 12. Tohu Harris 13. Isaiah Papalii 14. Kodi Nikorima 15. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 16. Eliesa Katoa 18. King Vuniyayawa

21-man squad • Captain and fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has been named at fullback despite suffering a foot injury during the trials, but Agnatius Paasi and Josh Curran are not yet fit. Burr is named up front to pair with Leeson Ah Mau, while Wayde Egan will make his Warriors debut at hooker. Harris-Tavita and Blake Green are the halves with both Kodi Nikorima and Karl Lawton named on the bench. Newcomers Jamayne Taunoa-Brown and Eliesa Katoa are on the interchange.

19-man squad • Leivaha Pulu and Taane Milne are omitted.

Final 17 • Lawton drops off the bench, replaced by King Vuniyayawa. Hayze Perham drops out.

Match Officials
Referees: Henry Perenara, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Sideline Officials: Kasey Badger, Nick Morel;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;

Broadcast - Fox League & Kayo Sports

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Sat March 14 2020, 5:30pm at ANZ Stadium

South Sydney Rabbitohs
1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Dane Gagai 3. James Roberts 4. Braidon Burns 5. Campbell Graham 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Jaydn Su'A 12. Cameron Murray 13. Liam Knight 14. Mark Nicholls 15. Ethan Lowe 16. Hame Sele 17. Alex Johnston

21-man squad • Latrell is the new Rabbitohs #1, with Alex Johnston relegated to the bench. Hame Sele completes his off-season relocation from Penrith with a bench spot, while Ethan Lowe and Mark Nicholls are both fit to play and are named with Sele on the bench.

19-man squad • Troy Dargan and Keaon Koloamatangi are cut from the reserves.

Final 17 • Bryson Goodwin and Bayley Sironen omitted - 1-17.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
1. Will Kennedy 2. Sione Katoa 3. Josh Morris 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Shaun Johnson 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Briton Nikora 12. Wade Graham 13. Jack Williams 14. Connor Tracey 15. Braden Hamlin-Uele 16. Toby Rudolf 17. Scott Sorensen

21-man squad • Will Kennedy is fullback with no Matt Moylan or Josh Dugan. No Bronson Xerri either, with Ronaldo Mulitalo coming in on the wing despite a knee injury keeping him out of last Sunday's trial with Manly. Toby Rudolf is a potential debutant named on the bench.

19-man squad • Royce Hunt and Brayden Trindall drop out.

Final 17 • 1-17 as well, with Billy Magoulias and Jackson Ferris left out.

Match Officials
Referees: Ben Cummins, Belinda Sharpe;Sideline Officials: Michael Wise, Liam Nicholls;Video Referees: Steve Clark, Ben Lowe;

Broadcast - Fox League & Kayo Sports

Penrith Panthers v Sydney Roosters
Sat March 14 2020, 7:35pm at Panthers Stadium

Penrith Panthers
1. Caleb Aekins 2. Josh Mansour 3. Dean Whare 4. Brent Naden 5. Brian To'o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Zane Tetevano 15. James Fisher-Harris 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 11. Viliame Kikau 14. Stephen Crichton 16. Moses Leota 17. Jack Hetherington

21-man squad • Caleb Aekins replaces regular custodian Dylan Edwards, while James Fisher-Harris has been cleared to take a spot on the bench. Api Koroisau makes his return to the club at hooker while Zane Tetevano faces off against his premiership-winning former teammates at the Roosters being named at prop.

19-man squad • Jed Cartwright and Kaide Ellis drop off the reserves list.

Final 17 • 1-17 for Penrith with Matt Burton and Billy Burns dropping out - a change within the 17 thought with Fisher-Harris starting back row and Kikau benched.

Sydney Roosters
1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 5. Brett Morris 4. Joseph Manu 18. Matt Ikuvalu 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Sitili Tupouniua 12. Mitchell Aubusson 13. Victor Radley 14. Sam Verrills 15. Isaac Liu 16. Nat Butcher 17. Lindsay Collins

21-man squad • No Boyd Cordner - the captain missed the WCC a few weeks ago too. Kyle Flanagan makes his first premiership appearance for the Tricolours following Cooper Cronk's retirement, and Angus Crichton is now in the backline instead of the back row - his vacant spot filled by Sitili Tupouniua.

19-man squad • Lachlan Lam and Asu Kepaoa are cut.

Final 17 • Angus Crichton (pneumonia) omitted. He's replaced by Brett Morris at centre, with Matt Ikuvalu coming in on the wing.

Match Officials
Referees: Adam Gee, Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Jeff Younis, Nick Beashel;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;

Broadcast - Fox League & Kayo Sports

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Melbourne Storm Sun March 15 2020, 4:05pm at Lottoland

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Brad Parker 4. Moses Suli 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Dylan Walker 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Danny Levi 10. Martin Taupau 11. Joel Thompson 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Lachlan Croker 15. Sean Keppie 16. Morgan Boyle 17. Haumole Olakauatu

21-man squad • Both Trbojevic brothers are named - Tom at fullback and Jake at lock, while Addin Fonua-Blake is cleared to play (front row) as well. Danny Levi starts at hooker after leaving Newcastle for the Northern Beaches in the off-season, but there's no Taniela Paseka (ankle) or Jack Gosiewski (infection).

19-man squad • Tevita Funa and Zac Saddler cut.

Final 17 • 1-17 with Toafofoa Sipley and Brendan Elliot omitted.

Melbourne Storm
1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Marion Seve 4. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Tui Kamikamica 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane 15. Tino Faasuamaleaui 16. Max King 17. Tom Eisenhuth 18. Nelson Asofa-Solomona

21-man squad • Off-season movements see Justin Olam and Marion Seve start the season in the centres, while Tui Kamikamica partners Jesse Bromwich upfront in lieu of NAS recovering from a hamstring injury. Harry Grant is the bench hooker - Brandon Smith (face) remains injured.

19-man squad • Ryley Jacks and Darryn Schonig omitted.

Final 17 • Harry Grant is out, with Nelson Asofa-Solomona brought in. Brenko Lee drops out.

Match Officials
Referees: Matt Cecchin, Jon Stone;Sideline Officials: Dave Munro, Tim Alouani-Roby;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea;

Broadcast - Nine Network, Fox League & Kayo Sports

St George Illawarra Dragons v Wests Tigers Sun March 15 2020, 6:15pm at WIN Stadium

St George Illawarra Dragons
1. Zac Lomax 2. Jordan Pereira 3. Brayden Wiliame 4. Tim Lafai 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Ben Hunt 8. James Graham 9. Issac Luke 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tariq Sims 13. Blake Lawrie 14. Trent Merrin 15. Tyrell Fuimaono 16. Billy Brittain 21. Josh Kerr

21-man squad • James Graham's back, with Paul Vaughan partnering him up front and Issac Luke the hooker. Trent Merrin is benched for his return to the Red V, and Billy Brittain is also on the bench after signing with the joint venture club from Souths over the off-season. No McInnes (knee) or Korbin Sims (arm).

19-man squad • Adam Clune and Jacob Host drop out. Jackson Ford slides up to the interchange.

Final 17 • Jackson Ford and Euan Aitken drop out, with Josh Kerr taking the vacant interchange spot.

Wests Tigers
1. Corey Thompson 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Joseph Leilua 4. Adam Doueihi 5. Robert Jennings 6. Benji Marshall 15. Josh Reynolds 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Billy Walters 10. Alex Twal 11. Luke Garner 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Elijah Taylor 14. Thomas Mikaele 16. Zane Musgrove 17. Chris Lawrence 18. Michael Chee-Kam

21-man squad • Corey Thompson is fullback and Adam Doueihi centre, while Billy Walters is starting hooker on rotation with Josh Reynolds (interchange). Paul Momirovski is in the extended reserves list. No Mbye (knee) or Packer (foot).

19-man squad • Luke Brooks (calf) is out. Josh Reynolds comes into the halves, with Michael Chee Kam joining the interchange. Matt Eisenhuth drops out.

Final 17 • No further changes, with Oliver Clark and Paul Momirovski omitted.

Match Officials
Referees: Ashley Klein, Phil Henderson;Sideline Officials: Clayton Sharpe, Peter Gough;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie;

Broadcast - Fox League & Kayo Sports