Round 8 Teams and Fixtures

Friday 29th April 2005

Brisbane v Manly at Suncorp Stadium, 7:30pm

BRONCOS: Karmichael Hunt, Scott Minto, Justin Hodges, Shaun Berrigan, Leon Bott, Darren Lockyer (c), Brett Seymour, Shane Webcke, Barry Berrigan, Petero Civoniceva, David Stagg, Brad Thorn, Tonie Carroll. Interchange: Corey Parker, Casey McGuire, Neville Costigan, Darren Mapp, Darren Smith (one to be omitted).

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

Referee: Steve Clark.

Saturday 30th April 2005

Melbourne v Cronulla at Olympic Park, 7:30pm

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, Peter Robinson, Brett White, Jamie Feeney, Cooper Cronk (two to be omitted).

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

Referee: Sean Hampstead.

Canterbury v Parramatta at Telstra Stadium, 7:30pm

BULLDOGS: Luke Patten, Hazem El Masri, Jamaal Lolesi, Willie Tonga, Matt Utai, Braith Anasta, Brent Sherwin, Nate Myles, Corey Hughes, Roy Asotasi, Reni maitua, Andrew Ryan (c), Tony Grimaldi. Interchange: Ben Harris, Chris Armit, Charlie Tonga, Brad Morrin.

EELS: Wade McKinnon, Luke Burt, Daniel Wagon, 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, Adam Peek, Michael Vella, Matt Petersen (one to be omitted).

Referee: Russell Smith.

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

COWBOYS: Matt Bowen, Brenton Bowen, Josh Hannay, Paul Bowman, David Myles, Justin Smith, Jonathan Thurston, Paul Rauhihi (c), Aaron Payne, Shane Tronc, Steve Southern, Carl Webb, Luke O'Donnell. Interchange: Rod Jensen, David Faiumu, Micheal Luck, Jaiman Lowe.

ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Chris Walker, Ryan Cross, Chris Flannery, Joel Monaghan, Amos Roberts, Brett Finch, Jason Cayless, Stuart Webb, Adrian Morley, Michael Crocker, Craig Fitzgibbon, Luke Ricketson (c). Interchange: Craig Wing, Richard Fa'aoso, Ben Hannant, Anthony Tupou.

Referee: Tim Mander.

Sunday 1st May 2005

New Zealand v Penrith at Ericsson Stadium, 12:00pm (AEST)

WARRIORS: Jerome Ropati, Francis Meli, Todd Byrne, Clinton Toopi, Manu Vatuvei, Nathan Fein, Stacey Jones, Ruben Wiki, Louis Anderson, Steve Price (c), Awen Guttenbeil, Karl Temata, Wairangi Koopu. Interchange: Epalahame Lauaki, Iafeta Paleaaesina, Richard Villasanti, Lance Hohaia.

PANTHERS: Rhys Wesser, Luke Lewis, Ben Pomeroy, Paul Franze, Luke Rooney, Preston Campbell, Craig Gower (c), Joel Clinton, Luke Priddis, Ben Ross, Joe Galuvao, Frank Pritchard, Trent Waterhouse. Interchange: Garret Crossman, Frank Puletua, Shane Rodney, Luke Swain, David McLean (one to be omitted).

Referee: Paul Simpkins.

Newcastle v Canberra at EnergyAustralia Stadium, 2:30pm

KNIGHTS: Mark Hughes, Brad Tighe, Matthew Gidley, George Carmont, Trent Salkeld, Kurt Gidley, Steve Witt, Craig Smith, Danny Buderus (c), Adam Woolnough, Steve Simpson, Reegan Tanner, Kirk Reynoldson. Interchange: Matthew Kennedy, Daniel Tolar, Luke Quigley, Blake Mueller.

RAIDERS: Marshall Chalk, Matt Gafa, Phil Graham, Adam Mogg, David Howell, Terry Campese, Lincoln Withers, Ben Cross, Alan Tongue, Troy Thompson, Matt Adamson, Kris Kahler, Jason Croker (c). Interchange: Todd Carney, Josh Miller, Ian Hindmarsh, Tyran Smith.

Referee: Tony Archer.

Wests v St George Illawarra at Telstra Stadium, 3:00pm

TIGERS: Brett Hodgson, Daniel Fitzhenry, Shane Elford, 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, Dene Halatau, Bronson Harrison, Bryce Gibbs.

DRAGONS: Ben Hornby, Colin Best, Mark Gasnier, Matt Cooper, Wes Naiqama, Trent Barrett (c), Mathew Head, Luke Bailey, Dean Young, Jason Ryles, Ben Creagh, Lance Thompson, Shaun Timmins. Interchange: Justin Poore, Willie Manu, Albert Torrens, Michael Ennis.

Referee: Jason Robinson.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs have the bye in Round 8.

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