Wests Tigers v Sea Eagles preview
3 hours ago | Tim Costello
It's Teamlist Tuesday for Round 16 of the 2017 NRL Season! Around 5pm AEST every Tuesday, the full teams for each NRL round will be posted right here!
All times are listed in AEST (NSW/QLD/VIC/ACT) unless otherwise noted.
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1. Roger Tuivasa-sheck 2. Charnze Nicoll-klokstad 3. Blake Ayshford 4. David Fusitua 5. Ken Maumalo 22. Mafoa'aeata Hingano 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Jacob Lillyman 9. Issac Luke 10. Ben Matulino 11. Bodene Thompson 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Simon Mannering 14. Nathaniel Roache 15. Sam Lisone 16. Albert Vete 18. James Gavet
Kata is out of the side due to bereavement, which sees Fusitu'a move to the centres and Nicoll-Klokstad return on the wing. Roache returns on the bench.
Thursday: Foran's out, having failed to recover from that hamstring injury he sustained in the Warriors' win over Gold Coast a fortnight ago. Hingano moves to the halves. Vatuvei drops out as well.
Final 17: One final change to the side with Afoa dropping off the bench in favour of James Gavet.
1. William Hopoate 20. Kerrod Holland 3. Josh Morris 4. Chase Stanley 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Josh Reynolds 7. Moses Mbye 8. Aiden Tolman 9. Michael Lichaa 10. James Graham 11. Josh Jackson 12. Adam Elliot 15. Danny Fualalo 14. Sam Kasiano 13. David Klemmer 16. Greg Eastwood 22. Raymond Faitala-Mariner
Reynolds is named to return after being a late withdrawal before the bye. Frawley is back to the bench with Holland pushed to the reserves. Morris, Klemmer & Jackson are all included despite lining up for NSW on Wednesday night less than 48 hours before kickoff.
Thursday: Brett Morris is out of the side, failing to back up from Origin. Holland will start in the backline for him. Asipeli Fine drops out of the reserves.
Final 17: Klemmer benched with Fualalo to start in his place. Faitala-Mariner joins the bench with Matt Frawley omitted.
Referees: Ashley Klein, Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sleeman, Chris McMillan;Video Referees: Luke Patten, Steve Chiddy;
5. Kevin Naiqama 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Esan Marsters 4. Moses Suli 18. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 6. Tuimoala Lolohea 7. Luke Brooks 8. Aaron Woods 9. Jacob Liddle 10. Ava Seumanufagai 11. Sauaso Sue 12. Kyle Lovett 13. Elijah Taylor 14. Matthew Eisenhuth 15. Jj Felise 16. Michael Chee-Kam 17. Matt McIlwrick
Tedesco & Woods return from Origin duty which sees MWZ pushed to the reserves, and Grant out suspended anyway. Liddle starts at hooker.
Thursday: Tedesco will miss out after Origin duty took its toll. Naiqama goes to fullback with Watene Zelezniak to play wing. Edwards drops off the reserves.
Final 17: No other changes.
1. Jarryd Hayne 2. Anthony Don 3. Dale Copley 4. Konrad Hurrell 5. William Zillman 21. Jamal Fogarty 7. Ashley Taylor 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Nathan Peats 10. Ryan James 11. Kevin Proctor 17. Joe Greenwood 13. Max King 14. John Olive 15. Pat Politoni 16. Morgan Boyle 20. Agnatius Paasi
Hayne, Peats & Wallace return from Origin duty, with Zillman and Don back. Olive (bench) and Sami (reserves) move out of the starting side. McQueen goes back to the second row. Pulu misses out, he has appendicitis.
Thursday: McQueen is out injured. Greenwood starts in the second row with Vaivai promoted to the interchange. Sami drops out.
Final 17: Roberts is out as well, Fogarty will play five-eighth in his place. Paasi fills the final interchange spot, Vaivai and Peteru miss out.
Referees: Gavin Badger, Jon Stone;Sideline Officials: Tim Roby, Ricky MacFarlane;Video Referees: Bernard Sutton, Bryan Norrie;
1. Lachlan Coote 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O'Neill 4. Kane Linnett 5. Antonio Winterstein 6. Michael Morgan 18. Kyle Laybutt 8. John Asiata 9. Jake Granville 10. Scott Bolton 11. Gavin Cooper 12. Ethan Lowe 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Ben Hampton 15. Coen Hess 16. Shaun Fensom 17. Corey Jensen
Thurston, Morgan, Cooper & Hess all return forcing Bowen, Laybutt and Thompson out. Te Maire Martin is named on the long reserves list.
Friday: Thurston will miss the rest of the season. He comes out of the side with Laybutt named at halfback. Mago and Bowen drop off the extended reserves.
Final 17: No further changes to the 17 trimmed on Friday.
1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Dean Whare 4. Waqa Blake 5. Dallin Watene Zelezniak 6. Matt Moylan 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Mitch Rein 10. Regan Campbell-Gillard 11. Corey Harawira 12. Isaah Yeo 13. Trent Merrin 14. Tyrone Peachey 15. Leilani Latu 16. Tim Browne 17. Viliame Kikau
No changes here, although Kaide Ellis is named on the long bench as a new face.
Friday: Akauola and Jed Cartwright drop off the long bench.
Final 17: 1-17.
Referees: Grant Atkins, Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Jeff Younis, Jarrod Cole;Video Referees: Bernard Sutton, Ben Galea;
1. Jack Wighton 2. Nick Cotric 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Joseph Leilua 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Blake Austin 7. Aidan Sezer 8. Junior Paulo 9. Josh Hodgson 10. Shannon Boyd 11. Josh Papalii 12. Elliot Whitehead 15. Luke Bateman 13. Iosia Soliola 14. Kurt Baptiste 16. Clay Priest 17. Joseph Tapine
Boyd is back which pushes Bateman to the bench and Hunt to reserves.
Friday: Sorensen and Lachlan Croker drop out.
Final 17: Bateman starts at lock with Soliola benched. Hunt & Taylor drop out.
5. Jordan Kahu 2. Corey Oates 3. James Roberts 4. Tautau Moga 21. David Mead 6. Benji Marshall 7. Kodi Nikorima 20. Herman Essese 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Adam Blair 14. Alex Glenn 12. Matt Gillett 13. Josh Mcguire 11. Sam Thaiday 15. Tevita Pangai 16. Joe Ofahengaue 17. Ben Hunt
Marshall comes in for Milford at five-eighth. Hunt is named on the bench. Boyd, Gillett and McGuire all back up from Origin.
Friday: Boyd comes out with that thumb injury. Kahu goes to the back with Mead coming in on the wing. Su'A drops off the long bench.
Final 17: Ese'ese and Glenn start with Thaiday benched and Sims out.
Referees: Henry Perenara, Chris James;Sideline Officials: Dave Ryan, Russell Turner;Video Referees: Luke Patten, Jared Maxwell;
1. Michael Gordon 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Latrell Mitchell 4. Joseph Manu 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Luke Keary 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Dylan Napa 15. Aidan Guerra 12. Mitchell Aubusson 16. Ryan Matterson 14. Isaac Liu 17. Connor Watson 18. Zane Tetevano 20. Nat Butcher
Tupou returns, Aubusson moving back into the forwards and returning also is Cordner. Guerra is benched with Tetevano pushed out to the reserves.
Friday: Cordner is omitted from the side with Guerra to play second row. Tetevano is elevated to the interchange. Smith drops off the long bench.
Final 17: Taukieaho also misses out - Matterson will start in the forwards for him. Debtuant Nat Butcher comes in on the bench along with Tetevano.
6. Cameron Munster 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 16. Curtis Scott 4. Young Tonumaipea 5. Josh Addo-Carr 22. Jahrome Hughes 19. Brodie Croft 8. Jesse Bromwich 18. Slade Griffin 14. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Tohu Harris 13. Dale Finucane 10. Tim Glasby 15. Kenneath Bromwich 17. Mark Nicholls 20. Brandon Smith
Cronk, Chambers, Smith and Slater all come back into the side, which pushes all the rookies to the long reserves - including golden point hero Brodie Croft.
Friday: Cronk, Chambers, Cameron Smith and Slater will all miss out. Munster goes to fullback, Scott to centre, Hughes to five-eighth, Croft to half and Brandon Smith to hooker. Griffin is promoted to the interchange.
Final 17: Griffin will start, Brandon Smith benched. Glasby will come off the interchange rather than starting, with Asofa-Solomona named in the front row instead.
Referees: Matt Cecchin, Alan Shortall;Sideline Officials: Brett Suttor, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Bernard Sutton, Ben Galea;
1. Josh Dugan 2. Nene Macdonald 3. Kurt Mann 4. Timoteo Lafai 5. Jason Nightingale 6. Gareth Widdop 7. Josh McCrone 8. Russell Packer 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 19. Tyson Frizell 12. Joel Thompson 11. Tariq Sims 14. Jacob Host 15. Leeson Ah Mau 16. Hame Sele 17. Taane Milne
Dugan returns in the starting side, while Frizell is only named on the long reserves. Faifai Loa is out. de Belin is named to start despite a judiciary hearing looming on Tuesday at NRL HQ.
Saturday: Frizell replaces the suspended de Belin at lock. Matthews drops out.
Final 17: Sims moves to lock with Frizell to play second row.
1. Dane Gagai 2. Ken Sio 3. Brendan Elliott 4. Peter Mata'utia 5. Nathan Ross 6. Brock Lamb 7. Jaelen Feeney 8. Daniel Saifiti 9. Danny Levi 15. Josh King 11. Sione Mata'utia 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Luke Yates 16. Tyler Randell 17. Jacob Saifiti 18. Sam Mataora
No changes to their side from a fortnight ago, the only new face is Sam Mataora in the long reserves
Saturday: Hodkinson & Hughes drop out.
Final 17: Starling is omitted, which brings Josh King into the starting outfit. Mataora takes the vacancy on the interchange.
Referees: Adam Gee, Gavin Reynolds;Sideline Officials: Jason Walsh, Clayton Sharpe;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Ben Galea;
1. Valentine Holmes 2. Sosaia Feki 3. Jack Bird 4. Ricky Leutele 5. Gerard Beale 6. James Maloney 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Jayden Brailey 14. Jayson Bukuya 11. Luke Lewis 12. Wade Graham 13. Paul Gallen 10. Matt Prior 15. Chris Heighington 16. Kurt Capewell 17. Daniel Mortimer
Holmes, Bird, Maloney, Fifita and Graham all return from Origin duty. Latimore, Tagataese, Paulo, Brown & Lee are all pushed to the reserves list.
Saturday: Latimore & Lee drop off the reserves.
Final 17: Bukuya starts with Prior benched. No other changes to the first 17.
1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Matthew Wright 3. Dylan Walker 4. Brian Kelly 5. Akuila Uate 6. Blake Green 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Brenton Lawrence 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Martin Taupau 11. Frank Winterstein 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Lewis Brown 15. Lloyd Perrett 16. Darcy Lussick 17. Addin Fonua-blake
Lussick comes in for Hastings on the interchange, with Hastings remaining on the reserves list.
Saturday: Kennedy & Hastings drop out.
Final 17: 1-17.
Referees: Ben Cummins, Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Rohan Best;Video Referees: Bernard Sutton, Luke Patten;