Maitua named on extended bench for Eels clash with Broncos

PIRTEK Parramatta Eels forward Mitchell Allgood will make his second start for the Club this Friday while Manase Manuokafoa has received his first call-up of the 2011 season, in a number of changes to the side.

Pirtek Eels coach Stephen Kearney has named Manuokafoa on the bench for the clash against the Broncos at Parramatta Stadium and recalled Chris Walker to the centres to cover for Ryan Morgan, who will miss two weeks with a Grade 1 hamstring tear suffered last week against Canberra.

Etu Uaisele has been named on the wing after his strong performances for Wentworthville while former international Reni Maitua has been named 18th man.

The Pirtek Eels side will wear their Women in League special edition pink strip on Friday night.

Below is the Pirtek Eels side to play the Brisbane Broncos at Parramatta Stadium on Friday 1 July at 7.30pm:

1. Luke Burt
2. Etu Uaisele
3. Chris Walker
4. Jacob Loko
5. Jordan Atkins
6. Casey McGuire
7. Jeff Robson
8. Mitchell Allgood
9. Matt Keating
10. Fuifui Moimoi
11. Nathan Hindmarsh (C)
12. Taniela Lasalo
13. Ben Smith
15. Shane Shackleton
16. Manase Manuokafoa
17. Carl Webb
19. Justin Horo
20. Reni Maitua
Coach: Stephen Kearney

INJURIES:  Justin Poore (knee) indefinite, Ryan Morgan (hamstring) two weeks

Toyota Cup v Brisbane Broncos at Parramatta Stadium at 5.30pm:

1.            Marmin Barba
2.            Daniel Tupou
3.            Vai Toutai
4.            Trent Jennings
5.            Chris Ulugia
6.            Jason Wehbe
7.            Cameron Breust
8.            Kyle Fraser
9.            Daniel Mahoney
10.          Peni Terepo
11.          Pat O'Hanlon
12.          Matthew Eisenhuth
13.          Rory Brien (C)
14.          Dean Blackman
15.          Toby Key
16.          Joseph Ualesi
17.          Jason Strickleton

Coach: Matt Cameron

Wentworthville BYE due to NSW Residents Cup clash