Panthers name team to play

Penrith Panthers coach Johnny Lang has named a strong side to play the Rabbitohs despite losing 2 of his best forwards to injury.

Tony Puletua and his Kiwis team mate Joe Galuvao are both sidelined with serious injuries sustained in last weekends blockbuster win over The Storm.

The Panthers will take on an inform Rabbitohs outfit at Aussie Stadium on Saturday evening.

Coach Langs team is;

1. Rhys Wesser, 2. Luke Lewis, 3. Danny Galea, 4. Paul Franze, 5. Luke Rooney, 6. Preston Campbell, 7. Craig Gower (c), 8. Joel Clinton, 9. Luke Priddis, 10. Ben Ross, 11. Luke Swain, 12. Frank Pritchard, 13. Trent Waterhouse, 14. Garret Crossman, 15. Frank Puletua, 16. Ben Pomeroy, 17. David McLean