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Friday 7th May 2004
CITY v COUNTRY at Express Advocate Stadium, Gosford, at 7.30pm
CITY: Brett Hodgson, Hazem El Masri, Ryan Cross, Luke Lewis, Luke Rooney, Braith Anasta, Matt Orford, Jason Stevens, Mark Riddell, Mark O'Meley, Bryan Fletcher (c), Lance Thompson, Steve Menzies. Interchange: John Skandalis, Shane Rodney, Sam Harris and Brad Drew.
COUNTRY: Luke Patten, Amos Roberts, Matt Cooper, Matt King, Nathan Blacklock, Scott Hill, Brett Kimmorley (c), Peter Cusack, Luke Priddis, Ryan O'Hara, Andrew Ryan, Willie Mason, Glenn Morrison. Interchange: Daniel Abraham, Luke Davico, Kurt Gidley and Brent Kite.
Saturday 8th May 2004
SYDNEY v WESTS at Aussie Stadium at 5.30pm
ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Todd Byrne, Ryan Cross, Justin Hodges, Gavin Lester, Brad Fittler (c), Brett Finch, Peter Cusack, Craig Wing, Adrian Morley, Michael Crocker, Chris Flannery, Luke Ricketson. Interchange: Chad Robinson, Stuart Webb, Ned Catic and Anthony Tupou.
TIGERS: Brett Hodgson, Jason Moodie, Dene Halatau, Shane Elford, Luke Duffy, Daniel Fitzhenry, Scott Prince, Anthony Laffranchi, Robbie Mears, John Skandalis, Nick Graham, Mark O'Neill, Scott Sattler (c). Interchange: Darren Senter, Bryce Gibbs, Ben Galea, Todd Payten and Jeff Lima (one to be omitted).
Referee: Jason Robinson.
MELBOURNE v CRONULLA at Olympic Park at 7.30pm
STORM: Billy Slater, Matt Geyer, Steven Bell, Ben MacDougall, Matt King, Scott Hill, Matt Orford, Robbie Kearns, Cameron Smith, Rodney Howe, David Kidwell, Stephen Kearney (c), Dallas Johnson. Interchange: Danny Williams, Kirk Reynoldson, Glen Turner, Ryan Hoffman, Cooper Cronk, Jake Webster, Nathan Friend and Dustin Cooper (four to be omitted).
SHARKS: David Peachey, Nathan Merritt, Nigel Vagana, Phil Bailey, David Simmons, Matt Hilder, Brett Kimmorley (c), Jason Stevens, Michael Sullivan, Danny Nutley, Paul Gallen, Andrew Lomu, Daniel Dumas. Interchange: Jason Williams, Sam Isemonger, Matt Bickerstaff, Reece Williams, Pat Gibson, Keith Galloway and Ryan McGoldrick (three to be omitted).
Referee: Shayne Hayne.
NORTH QUEENSLAND v NEW ZEALAND at Dairy Farmers Stadium at 7.30pm
COWBOYS: Matt Bowen, Ty Williams, Josh Hannay, Paul Bowman, Neil Sweeney, David Myles, Nathan Fien, Paul Rauhihi, Aaron Payne, Jamie McDonald, Kevin Campion, Glenn Morrison, Travis Norton (c). Interchange: Micheal Luck, Luke O'Donnell, Mitchell Sargent and Daniel Strickland.
WARRIORS: Brent Webb, Francis Meli, Vinnie Anderson, Clinton Toopi, Tony Martin, Stacey Jones, Lance Hohaia, Jerry Seuseu, Paul Dezolt, Richard Villasanti, Epalahame Lauaki, Awen Guttenbeil (c), Sione Faumuina. Interchange: Wairangi Koopu, Iafeta Paleaaesina, Karl Temata and Vince Mellars.
Referee: Steve Clark
Sunday 9th May 2004
PENRITH v SOUTH SYDNEY at Penrith Stadium at 2.30pm
PANTHERS: Rhys Wesser, Amos Roberts, Ryan Girdler, Luke Lewis, Luke Rooney, Preston Campbell, Craig Gower (c), Joel Clinton, Luke Priddis, Martin Lang, Joe Galuvao, Tony Puletua, Trent Waterhouse. Interchange: Ben Ross, Shane Rodney, Luke Swain, Paul Whatuira and Frank Pritchard (one to be omitted).
RABBITOHS: Wes Tillott, Luke MacDougall, Shane Rigon, Shane Marteene, Brad Watts, Brett Kearney, Willie Peters, Luke Stuart, Jason Death, Glenn Hall, Bryan Fletcher (c), Mark Minichiello, Ashley Harrison. Interchange: Owen Craigie, Steve Skinnon, David Faalogo and David Thompson.
Referee: Tony Archer.
CANBERRA v BRISBANE at Canberra Stadium at 3pm
RAIDERS: Clinton Schifcofske, Joel Monaghan, Jason Bulgarelli, Adam Mogg, Michael Robertson, Mark McLinden, Brad Drew, Ryan O'Hara, Simon Woolford (c), Luke Davico, Michael Hodgson, Ian Hindmarsh, Jason Croker. Interchange: Troy Thompson, Josh Miller, Terry Campese, Terry Martin, Matthew Gafa, Darren Porter (two to be omitted)
BRONCOS: Karmichael Hunt, Michael De Vere, Brent Tate, Shaun Berrigan, Craig Frawley, Casey McGuire, Brett Seymour, Carl Webb, Michael Ryan, Corey Parker, Gorden Tallis (c), Dane Carlaw, Tonie Carroll. Interchange: Sam Thaiday, Neville Costigan, Darren Mapp, Motu Tony and Stuart Kelly (one to be omitted).
Referee: Tim Mander.
NEWCASTLE v CANTERBURY at EnergyAustralia Stadium, at 3pm
KNIGHTS: Robbie O'Davis, Craig Hall, Matthew Gidley, George Carmont, Anthony Quinn, Steven Witt, Kurt Gidley, Josh Perry, Danny Buderus, Adam Woolnough, Clint Newton, Daniel Abraham, Ben Kennedy (c). Interchange: Matt Parsons, Matthew Kennedy, Andrew Price and Todd Lowrie.
BULLDOGS: Luke Patten, Hazem El Masri, Jamaal Lolesi, Willie Tonga, Matt Utai, Braith Anasta, Brent Sherwin, Mark O'Meley, Adam Perry, Steve Price (c), Willie Mason, Andrew Ryan, Tony Grimaldi. Interchange: Reni Maitua, Roy Asotasi, Dennis Scott and Jamie Feeney.
Referee: Sean Hampstead.
MANLY v ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA at Brookvale Oval at 3pm
SEA EAGLES: Brett Stewart, Scott Donald, Chris Hicks, Albert Torrens, John Hopoate, Andrew Walker, Michael Monaghan, Steve Menzies (c), Sam Harris, Anthony Watmough, Daniel Heckenberg, Chad Randall, Solomon Haumono. Interchange: Luke Williamson, Kylie Leuluai, Shane Dunley, Ian Donnelly, Nathan Tutt and Kane Cleal (two to be omitted).
DRAGONS: Ben Hornby, Nathan Blacklock, John Carlaw, Matt Cooper, Reece Simmonds, Shaun Timmins (c), Mathew Head, Luke Bailey, Mark Riddell, Brent Kite, Dean Young, Lance Thompson, Tony Jensen. Interchange: Ashton Sims, Jason Ryles, Justin Poore, Lincoln Withers and Ben Creagh (one to be omitted).
Referee: Steve Lyons.
The PARRAMATTA EELS have the bye.