Danny Williams will make his long awaited first grade debut this Saturday night after being named on the bench for the Roosters crucial clash against the Cowboys at Aussie Stadium.
Setaimata Sa will step into the five-eighth role to form a lethal combination will fellow rookie Mitchell Pearce.
Kenny-Dowall gets a recall on the wing with Roberts shifting back to fullback in the absence of Minichiello.
1. Amos Roberts 2. Shaun Kenny-Dowall 3. Sam Perrett 4. Joel Monaghan 5. John Williams 6. Setaimata Sa 7. Mitchell Pierce 8. David Shillington 9. Craig Wing 10. Danny Nutley 11. Anthony Tupou 12. Craig Fitzgibbon 13. Ashley Harrison
Coach: Chris Anderson