Storm 19-man squad for Rabbitohs clash

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named a 19-man squad for this Saturday night's Round 12 clash against the South Sydney Rabbitohs. The game will be played at Olympic Park from 7:30pm.

With Billy Slater out of the team for the next six weeks with multiple facial fractures, Steve Turner has been named to line up in the fullback position.

Matt Geyer has been named on the wing after playing at five-eighth last week, while Anthony Quinn returns to his customary centre position after filling in for Jeremy Smith in the backrow.

Smith returns to the team after being a late withdrawal from the Sea Eagles clash with a corked thigh. He will take his place in the backrow.

Front-rower Garret Crossman has worked his way back into the squad of 17, taking his place on the bench.

Will Chambers and Sika Manu have been named as 18th and 19th men respectively.

Squad for Saturday's game:

Starting team:

1. Steve Turner 2. Matt Geyer 3. Matt King 4. Anthony Quinn 5. Israel Folau 6. Greg Inglis 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Ben Cross 9. Cameron Smith 10. Brett White 11. Jeremy Smith 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Dallas Johnson

Interchange: 14. Jeff Lima 15. Garret Crossman 16. Sam Tagataese 17. James Aubusson 18. Will Chambers 19. Sika Manu (two to be omitted)

Source: www.melbournestorm.com.au

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