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It's Teamlist Tuesday for Round 24 of the 2017 NRL Season! Around 4pm AEST every Tuesday, the full teams for each NRL round will be posted right here! We'll also update squads right through the weekend.
All times are listed in AEST (NSW/QLD/VIC/ACT) unless otherwise noted.
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1. Bevan French 2. Semi Radradra 3. Michael Jennings 4. Brad Takairangi 5. Kirisome Auva'a 6. Corey Norman 7. Mitchell Moses 14. Daniel Alvaro 9. Cameron King 10. Tim Mannah 11. Manu Ma'u 12. Tepai Moeroa 13. Nathan Brown 15. Kenny Edwards 16. Suaia Matagi 17. Peni Terepo 19. Will Smith
French returns with Will Smith dropping to the reserves.
Wednesday update: Gower & Hoffman drop off.
Final team: One change - Siosaia Vave drops out of the side with Alvaro to start up front and Will Smith coming onto the bench.
5. William Zillman 2. Anthony Don 3. Dale Copley 4. John Olive 20. Phillip Sami 6. Tyrone Roberts 7. Ashley Taylor 18. Morgan Boyle 9. Nathan Peats 10. Ryan James 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Joe Greenwood 16. Leivaha Pulu 14. Kane Elgey 15. Nathaniel Peteru 17. Paterika Vaivai 19. Ben Nakubuwai
Tyrone Roberts replaces Elgey (interchange) in the halves, while King returns to lock with Pulu benched.
Wednesday update: Hayne is ruled out with an ankle injury. Phillip Sami comes in at fullback, while Pettybourne is the other omission.
Final team: Big shuffles. Sami swaps to wing with Zillman moving to fullback. Jarrod Wallace and Max King are also omitted, Boyle to start up front and Pulu coming in at lock. Ben Nakubuwai is handed his first NRL start on the bench as a result.
Referees: Grant Atkins, Gavin Badger;Sideline Officials: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Kasey Badger;Video Referees: Luke Patten, Bernard Sutton;
1. Alex Johnston 2. Bryson Goodwin 3. Aaron Gray 4. Tyrell Fuimaono 5. Campbell Graham 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Burgess 9. Damien Cook 17. Zane Musgrove 11. John Sutton 12. Angus Crichton 13. Cameron Murray 14. Robbie Farah 15. George Burgess 16. Kyle Turner 18. Jack Gosiewski
Sam Burgess moves to the front row, Crichton moves to the back row with Musgrove benched.
Thursday update: Sam is out, replaced up front by Musgrove. Luke Kelly drops off the reserves list.
Final team: No further changes with Gosiewski added to the interchange for Musgrove.
1. Roger Tuivasa-sheck 2. David Fusitua 3. Blake Ayshford 4. Solomone Kata 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Kieran Foran 7. Mafoa'aeata Hingano 8. Jacob Lillyman 14. Issac Luke 10. Sam Lisone 11. Bunty Afoa 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Simon Mannering 15. Chris Satae 17. Charlie Gubb 18. Mason Lino 23. Jazz Tevaga
Foran returns in the halves with Mason Lino demoted to the reserves and Hingano maintained at halfback. Matulino is suspended which sees Charlie Gubb come onto the interchange.
Thursday update: Hooker Nat Roache is out, with a special dispensation allowing the Warriors to directly replace him with Jazz Tevaga at hooker. On the reserves bench, Toafofoa Sipley & James Bell are omitted.
Final team: Nicoll-Klokstad & Papalii drop out, while Luke starts in favour of Tevaga who is benched.
Referees: Chris Sutton, Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Nick Morel, Ricky MacFarlane;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Bryan Norrie;
1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. James Roberts 4. Tautau Moga 5. Jordan Kahu 6. Anthony Milford 7. Kodi Nikorima 8. Korbin Sims 14. Sam Thaiday 10. Adam Blair 11. Alex Glenn 12. Matt Gillett 13. Josh Mcguire 9. Ben Hunt 15. Tevita Pangai 16. Jai Arrow 17. Herman Essese
Unchanged although Hunt remains in jumper 9 despite starting off the bench recently.
Thursday update: Opacic and Mead drop out.
Final team: Thaiday starts at hooker, Hunt benched.
1. Matthew Dufty 3. Josh Dugan 21. Euan Aitken 4. Timoteo Lafai 5. Jason Nightingale 6. Gareth Widdop 7. Kurt Mann 14. Tariq Sims 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Joel Thompson 13. Jack de Belin 8. Leeson Ah Mau 16. Blake Lawrie 18. Josh McCrone 19. Will Matthews
No changes to the 17 apart from Ah Mau starting at prop and Sims benched.
Thursday update: Nene Macdonald is out, replaced on the wing by Taane Milne. Luciano Leilua is the other omission.
Final team: Milne is out of the side along with Hame Sele. The reshuffle sees Aitken named at centre, Dugan shifting to the wing, while Matthews and McCrone come onto the bench. Last week's Ah Mau-Sims swap happens again with Leeson benched, Tariq starting prop.
Referees: Matt Cecchin, Gavin Reynolds;Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Belinda Sleeman;Video Referees: Bernard Sutton, Ben Galea;
1. Dane Gagai 2. Ken Sio 3. Joe Wardle 4. Peter Mata'utia 5. Shaun Kenny-dowall 6. Brock Lamb 7. Trent Hodkinson 8. Daniel Saifiti 9. Jamie Buhrer 10. Josh King 11. Sione Mata'utia 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Danny Levi 15. Luke Yates 16. Sam Stone 17. Jacob Saifiti
Friday update: Jack Cogger & Brendan Elliot drop out.
Final team: 1-17.
1. Billy Slater 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. William Chambers 4. Curtis Scott 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 19. Brodie Croft 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Jordan McLean 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Joe Stimson 13. Dale Finucane 14. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 16. Kenneath Bromwich 17. Slade Griffin 18. Tohu Harris
Glasby out. Munster is back at five-eighth pushing Hughes to the interchange. McLean starts in place Asofa-Solomona who is benched.
Friday update: Cronk is rested for this one, bringing in Hughes to the halves. Robbie Rochow is also omitted.
Final team: Croft plays in the halves for Cronk with Hughes omitted. Harris comes onto the interchange.
Referees: Adam Gee, Jon Stone;Sideline Officials: Jason Walsh, Dave Ryan;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;
1. Michael Gordon 2. Latrell Mitchell 3. Ryan Matterson 4. Mitchell Aubusson 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Luke Keary 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Dylan Napa 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Aidan Guerra 13. Isaac Liu 14. Zane Tetevano 15. Sio Siua Taukeiaho 16. Kane Evans 17. Connor Watson 18. Joseph Manu 19. Victor Radley
Gordon makes his long-awaited return at fullback, Watson drops to the interchange. Matterson and Aubusson keep their centre pairing with Manu left on the reserves after being benched last week.
Friday update: Chris Smith and Mitch Cornish drop out.
Final team: 1-17.
1. James Tedesco 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Esan Marsters 4. Kevin Naiqama 5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 6. Tuimoala Lolohea 7. Luke Brooks 8. Aaron Woods 9. Matt McIlwrick 10. Tim Grant 16. Michael Chee-Kam 12. Elijah Taylor 13. Matthew Eisenhuth 14. Alex Twal 15. Sauaso Sue 17. Jack Littlejohn 18. Josh Aloiai 19. Jj Felise 20. Joel Edwards
Lawrence returns after being a late scratching on Sunday, Chee-Kam benched and Aloiai reserves.
Friday update: Lawrence is out again, Chee-Kam comes back into the starting pack with Aloiai added to the interchange. Seumanufagai drops out.
Final team: Lotto draw. McIlrwick is benched so Taylor shifts to hooker and Aloiai starts in the second row with Chee-Kam. Joel Edwards fills the vacancy on the interchange.
Referees: Henry Perenara, Chris James;Sideline Officials: Tim Roby, Russell Turner;Video Referees: Luke Patten, Steve Chiddy;
14. Ben Hampton 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Javid Bowen 4. Kane Linnett 5. Kalyn Ponga 6. Te Maire Martin 7. Michael Morgan 16. Corey Jensen 9. Jake Granville 10. Scott Bolton 11. Coen Hess 12. Ethan Lowe 13. Jason Taumalolo 8. John Asiata 15. Patrick Mago 20. Enari Tuala 21. Shane Wright
O'Neill and Fensom are out replaced by Ponga (wing) and Asiata (prop). Martin comes back in at five-eighth after being withdrawn last round, Hampton dropping to the interchange.
Friday update: Uele and Laybutt drop off.
Final team: Hampton shifts to the back with Coote out. Jensen starts up front with Asiata benched while Tuala and Wright survive the cut and will debut.
1. Valentine Holmes 2. Sosaia Feki 3. Kurt Capewell 4. Ricky Leutele 5. Gerard Beale 6. James Maloney 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 20. Jayden Brailey 10. Matt Prior 11. Luke Lewis 12. Wade Graham 13. Paul Gallen 14. Jayson Bukuya 15. Sam Tagataese 16. Jeremy Latimore 17. James Segeyaro
No changes here in the 17, but the naming of Jayden Brailey on the reserves indicates the young hooker may lineup on Saturday night.
Friday update: Paulo and Ramien drop out.
Final team: One change with Brailey to start hooker and Nu Brown omitted.
Referees: Gerard Sutton, Dave Munro;Sideline Officials: Michael Wise, Clayton Sharpe;Video Referees: Bernard Sutton, Ben Galea;
1. Jack Wighton 2. Nick Cotric 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Joseph Leilua 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Blake Austin 7. Aidan Sezer 8. Junior Paulo 9. Josh Hodgson 10. Shannon Boyd 11. Josh Papalii 12. Joseph Tapine 13. Elliot Whitehead 14. Kurt Baptiste 15. Clay Priest 16. Dave Taylor 17. Luke Bateman 18. Michael Oldfield 19. Jeff Lima
No changes to the 21.
Saturday update: Clark and Hunt drop out.
Final team: 1-17.
1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Tyrone Peachey 4. Waqa Blake 5. Dallin Watene Zelezniak 6. Matt Moylan 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Sione Katoa 10. Regan Campbell-Gillard 11. Corey Harawira 12. Isaah Yeo 13. Moses Leota 14. Tyrone May 15. Bryce Cartwright 16. Tim Browne 17. James Fisher-Harris 18. Trent Merrin 19. Dean Whare
Peter Wallace (hand) is out which brings in Siona Katoa at hooker. Trent Merrin is listed on the long bench.
Saturday update: Rein & Kikau drop out.
Final team: Trent Merrin returns from a knee injury via the bench. As a result, James Fisher-Harris starts at lock with Moses Leota out of the side named on Tuesday. Tim Browne and Reagan Campbell-Gillard once again do the 'switcheroo'.
Referees: Ashley Klein, Alan Shortall;Sideline Officials: Chris Butler, Jeff Younis;Video Referees: Bernard Sutton, Luke Patten;
1. William Hopoate 2. Brett Morris 3. Josh Morris 4. Brenko Lee 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Matt Frawley 9. Moses Mbye 8. Aiden Tolman 17. Michael Lichaa 10. James Graham 11. Josh Jackson 12. Adam Elliot 13. David Klemmer 14. Francis Tualau 15. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 16. Danny Fualalo 7. Chase Stanley
Frawley replaces the injured Josh Reynolds in the halves, Lichaa taking Frawley's vacant bench spot. Elliot named to start with Faitala-Mariner benched.
Saturday update: Martin & Fine drop out.
Final team: Stanley is benched, with Lichaa to start at hooker and Mbye listed in the halves alongside Frawley.
1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Matthew Wright 3. Dylan Walker 4. Brian Kelly 5. Akuila Uate 6. Blake Green 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 16. Darcy Lussick 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Martin Taupau 11. Frank Winterstein 12. Shaun Lane 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Lewis Brown 15. Lloyd Perrett 8. Brenton Lawrence 17. Addin Fonua-blake
Kelly (centre) returns with Parker out injured.
Saturday update: Cullen & Hastings drop out.
Final team: Lawrence is benched with Lussick to start.
Referees: Ben Cummins, Gavin Badger;Sideline Officials: Brett Suttor, Belinda Sleeman;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;