Round 1 Teams and Fixtures

Friday, 14th March 2008

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium, 7.30pm

RABBITOHS: Fetuli Talanoa, Nathan Merritt, Nigel Vagana, Yileen Gordon, Germaine Paulson, Jeremy Smith, Craig Wing, Michael Greenfield, Issac Luke, Roy Asotasi (capt), David Kidwell (capt), Luke Stuart, John Sutton. Interchange: Eddie Paea, Dean Widders, Manase Manuokafoa, Jaiman Lowe.

ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Amos Roberts, Brent Grose, Setimata Sa, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Braith Anasta, Mitchell Pearce, David Shillington, Riley Brown, Mark O'Meley, Willie Mason, Anthony Tupou, Craig Fitzgibbon (capt). Interchange: Lopini Paea, Nate Myles, Sia Soliola, Danny Nutley, Frank-Paul Nuuausala. (one to be omitted).

Referee: Tony Archer

Gold Coast Titans v North Queensland Cowboys at Skilled Park, 8.30pm

TITANS: Preston Campbell, Ben Jeffery, Luke O'Dwyer, Brett Delaney, Jordan Atkins, Mat Rogers, Scott Prince (capt), Luke Bailey (capt), Nathan Friend, Michael Hodgson, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark Minichiello, Ashley Harrison. Interchange: Aaron Cannings, Daniel Conn, Josh Graham, Clint Amos, James Stosic (one to be omitted).

COWBOYS: Matt Bowen, Ty Williams, Ashley Graham, Ben Harris, Mark Henry, Justin Smith, Travis Burns, Ray Cashmere, Aaron Payne (capt), Carl Webb, Steve Southern, Jacob Lillyman, Luke O'Donnell. Interchange: David Faiumu, Sam Faust, Sione Faumuina, Matt Scott, Shane Tronc (one to be omitted).

Referee: Shayne Hayne

Saturday, 15th March 2008

Parramatta Eels v Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium, 5.30pm.

EELS: Luke Burt, Joel Reddy, Krisnan Inu, Taulima Tautai, Eric Grothe, Feleti Mateo, Brett Finch, Nathan Cayless (capt), Mark Riddell, Fuifui Moimoi, Nathan Hindmarsh, Todd Lowrie, Daniel Wagon. Interchange: Matt Keating, Josh Cordoba, Brendon Oake, Joe Galuvao.

BULLDOGS: Luke Patten, Hazem El Masri, Tim Winitana, Willie Tonga, Matt Utai, Ben Roberts, Daniel Holdsworth, Jarrod Hickey, Corey Hughes, Justin Tsoulos, Sonny Bill Williams, Andrew Ryan (capt), Lee Te Maari. Interchange: Reni Maitua, Kane Cleal, Danny Williams, Michael Sullivan.

Referee: Jason Robinson

Manly Sea Eagles v Cronulla Sharks at Brookvale Oval, 7.30pm

SEA EAGLES: Brett Stewart, Michael Robertson, Steve Bell, David Vaealiki, Michael Bani, Jamie Lyon, Matt Orford (capt), Jason King, Matt Ballin, Brent Kite, Anthony Watmough, Glenn Stewart, Steve Menzies. Interchange: Josh Perry, Luke Williamson, Adam Cuthbertson, Mark Bryant.

SHARKS: Brett Kearney, Bryson Goodwin, David Simmons, Ben Pomeroy, Luke Covell, Brett Seymour, Brett Kimmorley, Ben Ross, Isaac De Gois, Luke Douglas, Reece Williams, Paul Gallen (capt), Greg Bird. Interchange: Adam Peek, Bryan Norrie, Fraser Anderson, Kevin Kingston, Jacob Selmes (one to be omitted).

Referee: Jared Maxwell

Newcastle Knights v Canberra Raiders at EnergyAustralia Stadium, 7.30pm

KNIGHTS: Kurt Gidley, James McManus, Wes Naiqama, Adam MacDougall, Cooper Vuna, Chris Bailey, Jarrod Mullen, Daniel Tolar, Danny Buderus (capt), Jesse Royal, Chris Houston, Zeb Taia, Steve Simpson. Interchange: Matt Hilder, Cory Paterson, Richard Faaoso, Danny Wicks, Scott Dureau, Matthew White, Keith Lulia (three to be omitted)

RAIDERS: William Zillman, Colin Best, Phil Graham, Joel Monaghan, Adrian Purtell, Terry Campese, Todd Carney, Troy Thompson, Lincoln Withers, Scott Logan, Neville Costigan, Glen Turner, Alan Tongue (capt). Interchange: Marshall Chalk, Josh Miller, Dane Tilse, Michael Weyman, Joe Picker, Nigel Plum (two to be omitted)

Referee: Tony De Las Heras

Sunday, 16th March 2008

Brisbane Broncos v Penrith Panthers at Suncorp Stadium, 2pm

BRONCOS: Karmichael Hunt, Reece Robinson, Steve Michaels, Justin Hodges, Darius Boyd, Darren Lockyer (capt), Peter Wallace, Ben Hannant, Michael Ennis, Joel Clinton, Corey Parker, Ashton Sims, Tonie Carroll. Interchange: PJ Marsh, Sam Thaiday, Greg Eastwood, David Stagg, Nick Kenny (one to be omitted).

PANTHERS: Rhys Wesser, Luke Rooney, Brad Tighe, Maurice Blair, Michael Jennings, Jarrod Sammut, Joe Williams, Adam Woolnough, Luke Priddis, Petero Civoniceva (capt), Trent Waterhouse, Tony Puletua, Nathan Smith. Interchange: Paul Aiton, Frank Pritchard, Brendon Worth, Frank Puletua, Matthew Bell. (one to be omitted)

Referee: Gavin Badger

Wests Tigers v St George Illawarra Dragons at Sydney Football Stadium, 3pm

TIGERS: Brett Hodgson (capt), Taniela Tuiaki, Dene Halatau, Chris Lawrence, Peni Tagive, Benji Marshall, John Morris, Todd Payten, Robbie Farah, Keith Galloway, Ben Te'o, Chris Heighington, Liam Fulton. Interchange: Tim Moltzen, Danny Galea, Bronson Harrison, Corey Payne.

DRAGONS: Josh Morris, Jason Nightingale, Mark Gasnier (capt), Matt Cooper, Brett Morris, Ben Hornby, Jamie Soward, Justin Poore, Simon Woolford, Jason Ryles, Beau Scott, Ben Creagh, Dean Young. Interchange: Jarrod Saffy, Kirk Reynoldson, Rangi Chase, Chase Stanley, Lagi Setu (one to be omitted)

Referee: Sean Hampstead

Monday, 17th March 2008

Melbourne Storm v New Zealand Warriors at Telstra Dome, 7pm

STORM: Billy Slater, Steve Turner, Will Chambers, Israel Folau, Anthony Quinn, Russ Aitken, Cooper Cronk, Jeff Lima, Cameron Smith (capt), Brett White, Jeremy Smith, Ryan Hoffman, Dallas Johnson. Interchange: Matt Geyer, Adam Blair, Sika Manu, Sam Tagataese.

WARRIORS: Aidan Kirk, Patrick Ah Van, Brent Tate, Jerome Ropati, Manu Vatuvei, Michael Witt, Grant Rovelli, Sam Rapira, Nathan Fien, Steve Price (capt), Simon Mannering, Logan Swann, Micheal Luck. Interchange: Lance Hohaia, Evarn Tuimavave, Epalahame Lauaki, Ruben Wiki.

Referee: Ben Cummins

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