Sea Eagles team to face Canberra

The Sea Eagles team for the first round match against the Raiders has been announced.

Coach Des Hasler has named marquee signing Jamie Lyon at 5/8 with Stephen Bell and Steve Matai in the centres. Travis Burns will play from the bench along with Anthony Watmough, George Rose, Mark Bryant and Glenn Hall (one to be omitted).

Luke Williamson will wear jumper number 13 and the two starting second rowers are Steve Menzies and Glenn Stewart.

All players are expected to be fit to play in club