Gower named in Panthers trial


Star playmaker Craig Gower has been named in the Penrith Panthers line-up to take on the Newcastle Knights in their NRL trial this weekend.

It will be Gower's first appearance for the 2003 NRL premiers after being stripped of the captaincy following his alcohol-fuelled incidents on the Sunshine Coast during a charity golf tournament.

TEAM: Rhys Wesser, Nick Youngquest, Danny Galea, Luke Lewis, Lee Hookey, Preston Campbell, Craig Gower, Joel Clinton, Luke Priddis, Matthew Cross, Frank Pritchard, Tony Puletua, Trent Waterhouse.
Interchange: Frank Puletua, Craig Stapleton, Shane Rodney, Luke Swain, David McLean, Mark O'Halloran, Michael Gordon, Peter Wallace, Paul Aiton.