Round 26 Teams and Fixtures

Friday, 2nd September 2005

Parramatta v Brisbane at Parramatta Stadium, 7.30pm

EELS: Wade McKinnon, Luke Burt, Ben Smith, Timana Tahu, Eric Grothe, John Morris, Tim Smith, Nathan Cayless (c), Mark Riddell, Paul Stringer, Nathan Hindmarsh, Glenn Morrison, Chad Robinson. Interchange: PJ Marsh, Dean Widders, Michael Vella, Fuifui Moimoi, Luke O'Dwyer (one to be omitted).

BRONCOS: Karmichael Hunt, Tame Tupou, Scott Minto, Brent Tate, Leon Bott, Shaun Berrigan, Berrick Barnes, Sam Thaiday, Barry Berrigan, Petero Civoniceva (c), Darren Smith, Brad Thorn, Tonie Carroll. Interchange: Greg Eastwood, Neville Costigan, Darren Mapp, Nick Kenny, Steven Michaels (one to be omitted).

Referee: Paul Simpkins.

Saturday, 3rd September 2005

Cronulla v South Sydney at Toyota Park, 5.30pm

SHARKS: David Peachey, David Simmons, Nigel Vagana, Paul Mellor, Luke Covell, Adam Dykes, Brett Kimmorley (c), Hutch Maiava, Kevin Kingston, Danny Nutley, Matt Hilder, Phil Bailey, Paul Gallen. Interchange: Keith Galloway, Reece Williams, Phil Leuluai, Michael Sullivan.

RABBITOHS: Todd Polglase, Garth Wood, Adam MacDougall, Yileen Gordon, Shannon Hegarty, John Sutton, Ben Walker, Peter Cusack, Shane Walker, Scott Geddes, Mark Minichiello, Luke Stuart, Ashley Harrison (c). Interchange: Manase Manuokafoa, David Fa'alogo, Beau Champion, Scott Logan.

Referee: Russell Smith.

North Queensland v Melbourne at Dairy Farmers Stadium, 7:30pm

COWBOYS: Matt Bowen, Ty Williams, Justin Smith, Paul Bowman, Matt Sing, Johnathan Thurston, Brett Firman, Paul Rauhihi, Aaron Payne, Shane Tronc, Steve Southern, Luke O'Donnell, Travis Norton (c). Interchange: Rod Jensen, Jacob Lillyman, Mitchell Sargent, Carl Webb.

STORM: Billy Slater, Matt Geyer, Steve Bell, Matt King, Jake Webster, Scott Hill, Matt Orford, Robbie Kearns (c), Cameron Smith, Brett White, David Kidwell, Ryan Hoffman, Dallas Johnson. Interchange: Dennis Scott, Cooper Cronk, Antonio Kaufusi, Glen Turner, Greg Inglis, Ian Donnelly (two to be omitted).

Referee: Tim Mander.

Canberra v Manly at Canberra Stadium, 7:30pm

RAIDERS: Clinton Schifcofske, Marshall Chalk, Matt Gafa, Adam Mogg, David Milne, Jason Smith, Todd Carney, Ben Cross, Lincoln Withers, Troy Thompson, Kris Kahler, Ian Hindmarsh, Jason Croker (c). Interchange: Alan Tongue, Andrew Lomu, Alan Rothery, Jason Williams, Jermaine Ale (one to be omitted).

SEA EAGLES: Chris Hicks, Paul Stephenson, Terry Hill, Steve Matai, Scott Donald, Steve Menzies, Michael Monaghan (c), Jason King, Chad Randall, Daniel Heckenberg, Luke Williamson, Anthony Watmough, Ben Kennedy. Interchange: Kylie Leuluai, Shane Dunley, Mark Bryant, Brent Kite.

Referee: Steve Clark.

Sunday, 4th September 2005

Sydney v Canterbury at Aussie Stadium, 2:30pm

ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Amos Roberts, Ryan Cross, Iosia Soliola, Joel Monaghan, Chris Flannery, Brett Finch, David Shillington, Craig Wing, Adrian Morley, Anthony Tupou, Craig Fitzgibbon, Luke Ricketson (c). Interchange: Michael Crocker, Shane Shackleton, Lopini Paea, Nigel Plum.

BULLDOGS: Luke Young, Cameron Phelps, Reni Maitua, Jamaal Lolesi, Matt Utai, Braith Anasta, Corey Hughes, Mark O'Meley, Adam Brideson, Roy Asotasi, Willie Mason, Andrew Ryan (c), Tony Grimaldi. Interchange: Daniel Irvine, Chris Armit, Nate Myles, Dallas McIlawin.

Referee: Sean Hampstead.

St George Illawarra v Newcastle at Oki Jubilee Stadium, 3pm

DRAGONS: Clint Greenshields, Colin Best, Mark Gasnier, Albert Torrens, Wes Naiqama, Trent Barrett (c), Ben Hornby, Luke Bailey, Dean Young, Jason Ryles, Ben Creagh, Lance Thompson, Shaun Timmins. Interchange: Ashton Sims, Justin Poore, Corey Payne, Michael Ennis, Michael Henderson (one to be omitted).

KNIGHTS: Milton Thaiday, Trent Salkeld, Dustin Cooper, Brad Tighe, Anthony Quinn, Kurt Gidley, Andrew Johns (c), Craig Smith, Danny Buderus, Adam Woolnough, Steve Simpson, Clint Newton, Reegan Tanner. Interchange: Daniel Tolar, Todd Lowrie, Riley Brown, Matthew White.

Referee: Tony Archer.

Wests v Penrith at Telstra Stadium, 3pm

TIGERS: Brett Hodgson, Daniel Fitzhenry, Shane Elford, Paul Whatuira, Pat Richards, Benji Marshall, Scott Prince (c), Bryce Gibbs, Robbie Farah, John Skandalis, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark O'Neill, Ben Galea. Interchange: Dene Halatau, Chris Heighington, Liam Fulton, Ray Cashmere.

PANTHERS: Brett Howland, Luke Lewis, Danny Galea, Paul Franze, Luke Rooney, Preston Campbell, Craig Gower (c), Joel Clinton, Luke Priddis, Ben Ross, Frank Pritchard, Shane Rodney, Trent Waterhouse. Interchange: Frank Puletua, Matthew Cross, Luke Swain, Joe Galuvao.

Referee: Shayne Hayne.

The New Zealand Warriors have the bye in round 26.

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