Round 1 Teams and Fixtures

Friday, 11th March 2005

Canterbury v St George Illawarra at Telstra Stadium, 7.30pm

BULLDOGS: Luke Patten, Hazem El Masri, Jamaal Lolesi, Willie Tonga, Matt Utai, Braith Anasta, Brent Sherwin, Mark O'Meley, Adam Perry, Roy Asotasi, Sonny Bill Williams, Andrew Ryan, Tony Grimaldi. Interchange: Corey Hughes, Chris Armit, Ben Czislowski, Nate Myles.

DRAGONS: Ben Hornby, Colin Best, Ben Creagh, Matt Cooper, Reece Simmonds, Aaron Gorrell, Mathew Head, Luke Bailey, Michael Ennis, Justin Poore, Dean Young, Lance Thompson, Shaun Timmins. Interchange: Ashton Sims, Willie Manu, Bryan Norrie, Corey Payne, Nick Youngquest, Ryan Powell (two to be omitted).

Referee: Paul Simpkins.

Saturday, 12th March 2005

Wests v Parramatta at Telstra Stadium, 5.30pm

TIGERS: Brett Hodgson, Robert Miles, Pat Richards, Paul Whatuira, Matthew Rieck, Daniel Fitzhenry, Scott Prince, Todd Payten, Ben Galea, John Skandalis, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark O'Neill (c), Liam Fulton. Interchange: Ben Reynolds, Dene Halatau, Matt Jobson, Bronson Harrison.

EELS: Wade McKinnon, Luke Burt, Daniel Wagon, Timana Tahu, Eric Grothe, John Morris, Tim Smith, Paul Stringer, Mark Riddell, Adam Peek, Chad Robinson, Nathan Cayless, Glenn Morrison. Interchange: PJ Marsh, Dean Widders, Nathan Hindmarsh, Aaron Cannings, Matt Petersen (one to be omitted).

Referee: Russell Smith.

Sydney v South Sydney at Aussie Stadium, 7.30pm

ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Amos Roberts, Ryan Cross, Joel Monaghan, Chris Walker, Craig Wing, Brett Firman, Jason Cayless, Stuart Webb, Adrian Morley, Luke Ricketson, Craig Fitzgibbon, Chris Flannery. Interchange: Ned Catic, Richard Fa'aoso, George Rose, Anthony Tupou.

RABBITOHS: Adam MacDougall, Luke MacDougall, Shannon Hegarty, Lee Hookey, Roy Bell, John Sutton, Joe Williams, Peter Cusack, Shane Walker, Scott Geddes, Bryan Fletcher (c), Luke Stuart, Ashley Harrison. Interchange: Mark Minichiello, David Fa'alogo, Shane Rigon, Scott Logan.

Referee: Jason Robinson.

Cronulla v Penrith at Toyota Park, 7.30pm

SHARKS: David Peachey, David Simmons, Nigel Vagana, Ryan McGoldrick, Luke Covell, Adam Dykes, Brett Kimmorley (c), Hutch Maiava, Matt Hilder, Danny Nutley, Andrew Lomu, Phil Bailey, Paul Gallen. Interchange: Keith Galloway, Sam Isemonger, Greg Bird, Michael Sullivan.

PANTHERS: Rhys Wesser, Trent Clayton, Luke Lewis, Paul Franze, Luke Rooney, Preston Campbell, Craig Gower (c), Joel Clinton, Luke Priddis, Ben Ross, Joe Galuvao, Tony Puletua, Trent Waterhouse. Interchange: Garret Crossman, Frank Puletua, Frank Pritchard, Luke Swain.

Referee: Tony Archer.

Sunday, 13th March 2005

New Zealand v Manly at Ericsson Stadium, 12pm (NZ)

WARRIORS: Brent Webb, Todd Byrne, Tony Martin, Clinton Toopi, Francis Meli, Lance Hohaia, Stacey Jones, Steve Price (c), Nathan Fien, Ruben Wiki, Wairangi Koopu, Awen Guttenbeil, Monty Betham. Interchange: Jerome Ropati, Iafeta Paleaaesina, Louis Anderson, Richard Villasanti.

SEA EAGLES: Brett Stewart, Scott Donald, Terry Hill, Paul Stephenson, John Hopoate, Michael Witt, Michael Monaghan (c), Brent Kite, Shayne Dunley, Jason King, Steve Menzies, Sam Harris, Ben Kennedy. Interchange: Luke Williamson, Anthony Watmough, Daniel Heckenberg, Kylie Leuluai, Chad Randall (one to be omitted).

Referee: Sean Hampstead.

Brisbane v North Queensland at Suncorp Stadium, 2pm

BRONCOS: Karmichael Hunt, Justin Hodges, Brent Tate, Shaun Berrigan, Leon Bott, Darren Lockyer (c), Brett Seymour, Shane Webcke, Barry Berrigan, Petero Civoniceva, Corey Parker, David Stagg, Tonie Carroll. Interchange: Brad Thorn, Casey McGuire, Darren Mapp, Dane Carlaw, Sam Thaiday, Neville Costigan (two to be omitted).

COWBOYS: Matt Bowen, Ty Williams, Josh Hannay, Paul Bowman, Matt Sing, Johnathan Thurston, Chris Sheppard, Paul Rauhihi, Aaron Payne, Shane Tronc, Steve Southern, Carl Webb, Travis Norton (c). Interchange: Rod Jensen, Leigh McWilliams, Mitchell Sargent, Justin Smith.

Referee: Tim Mander.

Melbourne v Newcastle at Olympic Park, 2.30pm

STORM: Billy Slater, Matt Geyer, Steve Bell, Matt King, Jake Webster, Scott Hill, Matt Orford, Robbie Kearns (c), Cameron Smith, Alex Chan, David Kidwell, Ryan Hoffman, Dallas Johnson. Interchange: Dennis Scott, Glen Turner, Cooper Cronk, Brett White.

KNIGHTS: Mark Hughes, Craig Hall, Matthew Gidley, George Carmont, Anthony Quinn, Steve Witt, Andrew Johns (c), Matthew Kennedy, Luke Quigley, Adam Woolnough, Steve Simpson, Reegan Tanner, Kirk Reynoldson. Interchange: Matthew White, Kade Snowden, Dustin Cooper, Daniel Tolar.

Referee: Steve Clark.

The Canberra Raiders have the bye.

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