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Good Friday, 25th March 2005.
Sydney v Brisbane at Aussie Stadium, 7.30pm.
ROOSTERS: Chris Walker, Amos Roberts, Ryan Cross, Iosia Soliola, Joel Monaghan, Craig Wing, Brett Firman, Jason Cayless, Stuart Webb, Adrian Morley, Chris Flannery, Craig Fitzgibbon, Luke Ricketson (c). Interchange: Ned Catic, Richard Fa'aoso, George Rose, Anthony Tupou.
BRONCOS: Karmichael Hunt, Justin Hodges, Brent Tate, Shaun Berrigan, Leon Bott, Darren Lockyer (c), Brett Seymour, Shane Webcke, Barry Berrigan, Petero Civoniceva, Corey Parker, Brad Thorn, David Stagg. Interchange:Sam Thaiday, Casey McGuire, Darren Mapp, Dane Carlaw, Neale Wyatt (one to be omitted).
Easter Saturday, 26th March 2005.
Penrith v St George Illawarra at Penrith Stadium, 5.30pm.
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.
DRAGONS: Ben Hornby (c), Nick Youngquest, Colin Best, Matt Cooper, Reece Simmonds, Daniel Holdsworth, Mathew Head, Luke Bailey, Dean Young, Jason Ryles, Willie Manu, Lance Thompson, Shaun Timmins. Interchange: Justin Poore, Bryan Norrie, Ryan Powell, Corey Payne.
Parramatta v Cronulla at Parramatta Stadium, 7.30pm.
EELS: Luke Burt, Matt Petersen, Daniel Wagon, Timana Tahu, Eric Grothe, John Morris, Tim Smith, Adam Peek, Ian Henderson, Paul Stringer, Nathan Hindmarsh, Nathan Cayless (c), Glenn Morrison. Interchange: PJ Marsh, Dean Widders, Henry Perenara, Aaron Cannings, Chad Robinson (one to be omitted).
SHARKS: David Peachey (c), David Simmons, Nigel Vagana, Ryan McGoldrick, Luke Covell, Adam Dykes, Brett Kimmorley, Hutch Maiava, Matt Hilder, James Stosic, Sam Isemonger, Phil Bailey, Paul Gallen. Interchange:Andrew Lomu, Paul Mellor, Reece Williams, Michael Sullivan.
Referee: Sean Hampstead.
New Zealand v North Queensland at Ericsson Stadium, 12.00pm (AEDT).
WARRIORS: Brent Webb, Todd Byrne, Tony Martin, Clinton Toopi, Francis Meli, Jerome Ropati, Stacey Jones, Iafeta Paleaaesina, Nathan Fien, Steve Price (c), Awen Guttenbeil, Wairangi Koopu, Monty Betham. Interchange: Tevita Latu, Karl Temata, Louis Anderson, Sione Faumuina, Richard Villasanti (one to be omitted).
COWBOYS: Matt Bowen, Ty Williams, Josh Hannay, Paul Bowman, Matt Sing, Jonathan Thurston, Chris Sheppard, Paul Rauhihi (c), Aaron Payne, Carl Webb, Steve Southern, Justin Smith, Luke O'Donnell. Interchange: Rod Jensen, Leigh McWilliams, Micheal Luck, Shane Tronc, David Myles (one to be omitted).
Manly v Melbourne at Brookvale Oval, 2.30pm.
SEA EAGLES: Brett Stewart, Scott Donald, Terry Hill, Paul Stephenson, John Hopoate (subject to judiciary), Michael Witt, Michael Monaghan (c), Brent Kite, Chad Randall, Daniel Heckenberg, Steve Menzies, Anthony Watmough, Ben Kennedy. Interchange: Luke Williamson, Shayne Dunley, Sam Harris, Kylie Leuluai.
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: Antonio Kaufusi, Glen Turner, Cooper Cronk, Jamie McDonald, Ian Donnelly, Nathan Friend.
Referee: Steve Clark.
Canterbury v Wests at Telstra Stadium, 3pm.
BULLDOGS: Luke Patten, Hazem El Masri, Jamaal Lolesi, Willie Tonga, Matt Utai, Braith Anasta, Brent Sherwin, Chris Armit, Adam Perry, Roy Asotasi, Sonny Bill Williams, Andrew Ryan (c), Tony Grimaldi. Interchange: Corey Hughes, Ben Czislowski, Nate Myles, Adam Brideson.
TIGERS: Brett Hodgson, Daniel Fitzhenry, Dene Halatau, Paul Whatuira, Pat Richards, Benji Marshall, Scott Prince, Todd Payten, Ben Galea, John Skandalis, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark O'Neill (c), Liam Fulton. Interchange: Robbie Farah, John Wilson, Bronson Harrison, Bryce Gibbs.
Referee: Paul Simpkins.
South Sydney v Canberra at Aussie Stadium, 3pm.
RAIDERS: Clinton Schifcofske, Phil Graham, Craig Frawley, Adam Mogg, David Howell, Jason Smith, Lincoln Withers, Ryan O'Hara, Simon Woolford (c), Troy Thompson, Matt Adamson, Kris Kahler, Jason Croker. Interchange: Michael Weyman, Michael Hodgson, Alan Tongue, Matt Gafa, Josh Miller, Alan Rothery (two to be omitted).
RABBITOHS: Adam MacDougall, Luke MacDougall, Shannon Hegarty, Lee Hookey, Brad Watts, John Sutton, Joe Williams, Peter Cusack, Shane Walker, Luke Stuart, Bryan Fletcher (c), Shane Rigon, Ashley Harrison. Interchange: Mark Minichiello, David Fa'alogo, Brett Kearney, Scott Logan.
Referee: Jason Robinson.
The Newcastle Knights have the bye in Round three.