3 days ago
Test prop Jason Ryles will make his 2005 season debut this weekend when he returns from a shoulder injury for the Dragons clash with the Panthers at Penrith Stadium.
Ryles, 26, has been sidelined since the off-season Kangaroo tour and makes a welcome return to the starting line-up for Saturday?s match, in place of the suspended Ashton Sims.
Ryles is one of four personnel changes with winger Nick Youngquest and five-eighth Daniel Holdsworth also joining the starting line-up and second rower Ryan Powell new to the bench.
Sims (1 match), Michael Ennis (1 match) and Albert Torrens (2 matches) are all out due to suspension, while Holdsworth returns from injury to replace Aaron Gorrell at five-eighth, with Trent Barrett not fit to play.
Dean Young has been switched from second row to hooker in place of Ennis; Colin Best has moved from the wing to the centres; and Willie Manu from the bench to the second row.
1. Ben HORNBY (c) 2. Nick YOUNGQUEST 3. Colin BEST 4. Matt COOPER 5. Reece SIMMONDS 6. Daniel HOLDSWORTH 7. Mathew HEAD 8. Luke BAILEY 9. Dean YOUNG 10. Jason RYLES 11. Willie MANU 12. Lance THOMPSON 13. Shaun TIMMINS 14. Justin POORE 15. Bryan NORRIE 16. Ryan POWELL 17. Corey PAYNE
Coach Nathan Brown