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Squad For Storm Game
Warriors coach Daniel Anderson has made several changes for Sunday's NRL clash against the Melbourne Storm at Ericsson Stadium.
Lance Hohaia has been named at halfback to replace the injured Stacey Jones, who is likely to be sidelined for the next three matches.
Motu Tony was not considered for the team as he is out for the next month with a thumb injury.
Daniel Anderson is confident Hohaia, who has not played a lot at halfback, is up to the job. He says last year when Jones missed three matches with a knee injury Hohaia played halfback in all three games.
In the other changes, Logan Swann returns to the back row from a two match injury spell and second rower Ali Lauiti'iti returns to the starting lineup.
Anderson has named a five man bench that will be amended to four reserves closer to match time.
The starting 13 is: Brent Webb, Henry Fa'afili, Vinnie Anderson, Clinton Toopi, Francis Meli, Thomas Leuluai, Lance Hohaia, Jerry Seuseu, Monty Betham (captain), Richard Villasanti, Ali Lauiti'iti, Awen Guttenbeil and Logan Swann.
The five man reserves bench is: Tevita Latu, Iafeta Palea'aesina, Wairangi Koopu, Sione Faumuina and Karl Temata.