Parramatta Eels coach Brian Smith will be hoping his forwards lead the way on Saturday night when they take on the NZ Warriors at Ericsson Stadium. He will be missing star Nathan Hindmarsh from the lineup because of Origin 3 duty and has placed a high expectation on Hindmarsh's replacement, Lee Hopkins.
Coach Smiths team is; 1 ? Wade McKINNON 2 - Ashley GRAHAM 3 - Junior LANGI 4 ? Luke BURT 5 ? Matt PETERSEN 6 ? Daniel WAGON ? 7 ? Michael WITT 8 ? Corey PEARSON 9 ? John MORRIS 10 ? Michael VELLA 11 ? Lee HOPKINS 12 ? Craig STAPLETON 13 ? Chris MUCKERT
14 ? Dean WIDDERS 15 ? Jack AFAMASAGA 16 ? Adam PEEK 17 ? Justin TSOULOS 18 ? Chris THORMAN 19 ? Chris ARMIT
Coach ? Brian Smith