Raiders team to play Roosters

Jason Smith is set to make his return to the Raiders line-up on Sunday, after being named at five-eighth for the green machines important clash with the Roosters at Canberra Stadium.

Smith?s return from a hand injury will see Todd Carney move to halfback, while Lincoln Withers will start at hooker to cover for the injured Simon Woolford.

David Howell also returns from his one week suspension, and will move onto the Raiders wing, with Craig Frawley moved to the bench for the beginning of the match.

Alan Rothery has been named as 18th man for the Raiders, after Ben Jones was ruled out this week with a hand injury.

Raiders: Clinton Schifcofske (C), Adrian Purtell, Phil Graham, Adam Mogg, David Howell, Jason Smith, Todd Carney, Dane Tilse, Lincoln Withers, Troy Thompson, Tom Learoyd-Lahrs, Jason Croker, Alan Tongue Interchange: Marshall Chalk, Michael Hodgson, Craig Frawley, Michael Weyman, Alan Rothery (one to be omitted)