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Vodafone Warriors coach Tony Kemp has named the same squad that defeated the Rabbitohs last week for the Warriors' game against the Raiders in Canberra.
In addition to the 17 that played against South Sydney in Auckland last round, two further names have been added to the fresh reserves bench.
Tevita Latu and Karl Temata are the two players who have come back into selection consideration for this weekend. Kemp is pleased with the progress that Latu has made since his recent shoulder injury.
"Our medical staff have worked really hard with Tevita over the past few weeks in rehabilitating his shoulder. We are all satisfied that the necessary work has been done, and that if selected, Tevita will be ready to go on Sunday," says Kemp.
The only injury doubt for the team at this stage is the concern over Epalahame Lauaki's shoulder, which suffered some damage during the victory over Souths. A decision on his availability will be made later in the week.
Team to play Raiders:
1. Brent Webb 2. Henry Fa'afili 3. Tony Martin 4. Clinton Toopi 5. Francis Meli 6. Jerome Ropati 7. Stacey Jones 8. Iafeta Paleaaesina 9. Louis Anderson 10. Richard Villasanti 11. Sione Faumuina 12. Awen Guttenbeil 13. Vinnie Anderson
14. Karl Temata 15. Evarn Tuimavave 16. Epalahame Lauaki 17. Wairangi Koopu 18. Tevita Latu 22. Lance Hohaia