Wests Tigers v Sea Eagles preview
3 hours ago | Tim Costello
It's Teamlist Tuesday for Round 2 of the 2018 NRL Season! Around 4pm AEST every Tuesday, the full teams and officials for each NRL round will be posted right here!
Across the weekend we'll update each squad with the changes required 24 hours and 1 hour prior to kickoff.
All times are listed in AEDT (NSW/VIC/ACT) unless otherwise noted.
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3. Josh Dugan 2. Sosaia Feki 5. Aaron Gray 4. Ricky Leutele 1. Valentine Holmes 6. Matt Moylan 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Matt Prior 11. Jayson Bukuya 12. Wade Graham 13. Paul Gallen 14. Kurt Capewell 15. James Segeyaro 16. Ava Seumanufagai 17. Joseph Paulo
Teamlist Tuesday: Sione Katoa's jaw injury sees Aaron Gray promoted to the starting wing spot. Gallen starts at lock after being benched on Friday for Capewell.
24 hours to go: Jesse Ramien and Jack Williams drop out.
LATE MAIL: The named 17 will take the field and interchange, although a backline reshuffle sees Dugan to play fullback, Gray in the centres and Holmes moved to the wing.
1. Matthew Dufty 2. Nene Macdonald 3. Euan Aitken 4. Timoteo Lafai 5. Jason Nightingale 6. Gareth Widdop 7. Ben Hunt 8. James Graham 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tariq Sims 13. Jack de Belin 14. Luciano Leilua 15. Kurt Mann 16. Leeson Ah Mau 18. Jeremy Latimore
Teamlist Tuesday: Sele goes back into the interchange list with Latimore pushed back to the reserves.
24 hours to go: Reece Robson and Blake Lawrie drop off.
LATE MAIL: Just the one change with Latimore coming in on the bench, Sele played ISP earlier today.
Referees: Gavin Badger, Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Jeff Younis, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Luke Patten;
1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Latrell Mitchell 4. Joseph Manu 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Luke Keary 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Sio Siua Taukeiaho 11. Boyd Cordner 16. Ryan Matterson 13. Isaac Liu 12. Mitchell Aubusson 14. Dylan Napa 15. Zane Tetevano 17. Victor Radley
Teamlist Tuesday: Luke Keary comes into the lineup after missing Round 1 through injury. His replacement in the loss to the Wests Tigers - Mitch Cornish - is relegated to the bench. Boyd Cordner is listed to start in the second row after he was benched in favour of Ryan Matterson on Saturday.
24 hours to go: Cornish and Lindsay Collins drop out.
LATE MAIL: Just one small change with Aubusson benched and Matterson to start in the second row.
1. Moses Mbye 2. Brett Morris 3. Josh Morris 4. William Hopoate 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Matt Frawley 7. Kieran Foran 8. Aaron Woods 9. Michael Lichaa 10. David Klemmer 11. Josh Jackson 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Danny Fualalo 14. Adam Elliot 15. Aiden Tolman 17. Jeremy Marshall-King 19. Asipeli Fine
Teamlist Tuesday: No changes to the first 17, with Renouf To'omaga called up to the reserves list over Francis Tualau.
24 hours to go: Greg Eastwood is omitted which brings Asipeli Fine onto the interchange. John Olive is the other omission.
LATE MAIL: No further changes to the 'Dogs side with Fine taking that bench spot over Eastwood.
Referees: Gerard Sutton, Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Clayton Sharpe, Kasey Badger;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Bryan Norrie;
1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. James Roberts 4. Jordan Kahu 5. Jamayne Isaako 6. Anthony Milford 7. Kodi Nikorima 8. Matthew Lodge 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Tevita Pangai Junior 11. Alex Glenn 12. Matt Gillett 13. Josh Mcguire 14. Sam Thaiday 15. Joe Ofahengaue 16. Korbin Sims 17. Tom Opacic
Teamlist Tuesday: Andrew McCullough is listed to start at hooker, with Thaiday benched, allowing Pangai Jr to keep his starting front row spot. With Su'A suspended, Tom Opacic comes onto the bench.
24 hours to go: Tagataese and Pearson drop off the bench.
LATE MAIL: 1-17
1. Ben Hampton 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O'Neill 4. Javid Bowen 5. Antonio Winterstein 6. Te Maire Martin 7. Johnathan Thurston 8. Matthew Scott 9. Jake Granville 10. Jordan McLean 11. Gavin Cooper 12. Ethan Lowe 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. John Asiata 15. Coen Hess 16. Scott Bolton 17. Corey Jensen
Teamlist Tuesday: No changes to this side from the victorious team on Friday, Michael Morgan included on the reserves list as an outside chance of returning.
24 hours to go: Morgan and Molo drop out. The former is expected to be a certain starter in Round 3.
LATE MAIL: 1-17
Referees: Ben Cummins, Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Brett Suttor;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;
1. Roger Tuivasa-sheck 2. David Fusitua 3. Peta Hiku 4. Solomone Kata 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Blake Green 7. Shaun Johnson 8. James Gavet 9. Issac Luke 10. Adam Blair 11. Isaiah Papalii 12. Tohu Harris 13. Ligi Sao 14. Sam Cook 15. Leivaha Pulu 16. Sam Lisone 17. Bunty Afoa
Teamlist Tuesday: The 21-man squad named is unchanged from what saw Kearney's men win over South Sydney in Perth last weekend, including the four reserves who were cut before kickoff.
24 hours to go: Tevaga and Lino drop off.
LATE MAIL: 1-17
1. Michael Gordon 2. Anthony Don 3. Dale Copley 4. Konrad Hurrell 5. Phillip Sami 13. Bryce Cartwright 6. Kane Elgey 8. Jai Arrow 9. Nathan Peats 10. Leilani Latu 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Ryan James 16. Will Matthews 14. Mitch Rein 15. Max King 17. Morgan Boyle 18. Keegan Hipgrave
Teamlist Tuesday: Just the one addition to the reserves with Keegan Hipgrave given a chance.
24 hours to go: Bad news for the sea and sand. Ash Taylor won't be lining up after a pulled hammy from Sunday's loss to Canberra. Cartwright moves to the halves with Elgey to play at 7, while Morgan Boyle joins the starting side at lock. Hipgrave has been elevated to the interchange with the final side to be confirmed at 2pm Saturday.
LATE MAIL: Boyle reverts to the interchange, with Matthews to take Cartwright's lock position instead. Hipgrave retains the final bench spot.
Referees: Adam Gee, Gavin Reynolds;Sideline Officials: Chris McMillan, Michael Wise;Video Referees: Luke Patten, Jared Maxwell;
1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Waqa Blake 20. Dean Whare 5. Dallin Watene Zelezniak 6. James Maloney 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Peter Wallace 10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 17. James Fisher-Harris 12. Isaah Yeo 13. Trent Merrin 4. Tyrone Peachey 11. Viliame Kikau 14. Corey Harawera Naera 15. Sam McKendry
Teamlist Tuesday: RCG and Kikau both return to the starting side despite starting Sunday's clash on the interchange - Leota and JFH return to the bench. Dean Whare is listed in the reserves as an outside chance of returning, leaving Jarome Luai out.
24 hours to go: Browne and Crichton drop out.
LATE MAIL: Whare's back! The centre comes into the starting side which pushes Peachey back to the interchange. Kikau joins the Peach on the bench with JFH starting in the back row.
1. Alex Johnston 2. Richard Kennar 3. Dane Gagai 4. Greg Inglis 5. Robert Jennings 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Doueihi 8. Thomas Burgess 9. Damien Cook 10. Sam Burgess 11. John Sutton 12. Angus Crichton 13. Cameron Murray 14. Tyrell Fuimaono 15. Mark Nicholls 16. George Burgess 17. Tevita Tatola
Teamlist Tuesday: Reynolds is out with a knee injury which brings in Adam Doueihi. The forward pack rotates with Sam Burgess to partner brother Tom up front, and Cameron Murray coming into the starting side at lock with Mark Nicholls benched. Tyrell Fuimaono rejoins the bench after missing out on Saturday, the man who took his place in Hymel Hunt pushed back to the reserves.
24 hours to go: Farah and Leuluai drop out.
LATE MAIL: 1-17
Referees: Henry Perenara, Dave Munro;Sideline Officials: Rohan Best, Adam Cassidy;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea;
1. Billy Slater 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Will Chambers 4. Curtis Scott 5. Josh Addo-carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Brodie Croft 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 19. Joe Stimson 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Dale Finucane 14. Tim Glasby 15. Kenneath Bromwich 16. Christian Welch 17. Sam Kasiano
Teamlist Tuesday: Billy's back for game 300. Munster moves back to five-eighth and Ryley Jacks is omitted completely. Brandon Smith is added to the reserves in place of Tui Kamikamica.
24 hours to go: Kaufusi is ruled out - instead Kenny Bromwich will start in the second row. Joe Stimson joins the bench while Billy Walters is the other omitted player.
LATE MAIL: Stimson will play in the second row with K-Brom benched.
19. David Nofoaluma 2. Corey Thompson 3. Esan Marsters 4. Kevin Naiqama 5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 6. Benji Marshall 7. Luke Brooks 8. Russell Packer 9. Pita Godinet 10. Ben Matulino 11. Chris Lawrence 12. Robert Rochow 13. Elijah Taylor 14. Matt McIlwrick 15. Alex Twal 17. Matt Eisenhuth 18. Josh Aloiai
Teamlist Tuesday: Matulino and Eisenhuth swap back, and Josh Aloiai is added to the reserves.
24 hours to go: Lolohea out injured which brings Nofoaluma in at fullback for now. Tyson Gamble is out.
LATE MAIL: One more change sees Chee-Kam left off the bench and in his place, Josh Aloiai.
Referees: Grant Atkins, Jon Stone;Sideline Officials: Nick Morel, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten;
1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Brad Parker 4. Brian Kelly 5. Akuila Uate 6. Lachlan Croker 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Addin Fonua-blake 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Martin Taupau 11. Joel Thompson 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Jackson Hastings 15. Shaun Lane 16. Lloyd Perrett 17. Kelepi Tanginoa
Teamlist Tuesday: Parker comes into the side at centre, with Matt Wright left on the reserves bench. Hastings and Perrett come onto the interchange with Brown and Winterstein dropped to the reserves list as well.
24 hours to go: Lewis Brown and Jack Gosiewski drop out.
LATE MAIL: 1-17
1. Bevan French 2. Josh Hoffman 3. Michael Jennings 4. Jarryd Hayne 5. Kirisome Auva'a 6. Corey Norman 7. Mitchell Moses 17. Kane Evans 9. Cameron King 10. Tim Mannah 11. Manu Ma'u 15. Brad Takairangi 13. Nathan Brown 8. Daniel Alvaro 12. Tepai Moeroa 16. Suaia Matagi 18. Will Smith
Teamlist Tuesday: As named on Sunday.
24 hours to go: Kaysa Pritchard and Kenny Edwards miss out.
LATE MAIL: Beau Scott drops off the interchange with Will Smith slotting in. There are also swaps between the forwards and the interchange, Alvaro and Moeroa benched with Evans (prop) and Takairangi (2nd row) to start.
Referees: Matt Cecchin, Alan Shortall;Sideline Officials: Chris Sutton, Chris Butler;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;
1. Jack Wighton 2. Nick Cotric 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Joseph Leilua 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Blake Austin 7. Sam Williams 8. Iosia Soliola 9. Siliva Havili 10. Shannon Boyd 11. Josh Papalii 12. Elliot Whitehead 13. Luke Bateman 14. Aidan Sezer 15. Junior Paulo 16. Dunamis Lui 17. Charlie Gubb
Teamlist Tuesday: Tapine is out injured (finger) which brings Whitehead into his second-row spot and Luke Bateman coming into the starting side. Gubb is the player promoted to the bench, Jack Murchie added to the reserves.
24 hours to go: Hunt and Murchie dropped out.
LATE MAIL: 1-17
1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Shaun Kenny-dowall 3. Sione Mata'utia 4. Tautau Moga 5. Nathan Ross 6. Connor Watson 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. Herman Ese'ese 9. Slade Griffin 10. Jacob Lillyman 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Aidan Guerra 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Brock Lamb 15. Chris Heighington 17. Daniel Saifiti 19. Jacob Saifiti
Teamlist Tuesday: No changes to the side that won in golden point last Friday.
24 hours to go: Jamie Buhrer (foot) is out injured, while Levi also drops off the bench. Sio played ISP today so the replacement for Buhrer will come from Saifiti or Yates.
LATE MAIL: No further changes with Saifiti named as Buhrer's replacement on the bench.
Referees: Ashley Klein, Matt Noyen;Sideline Officials: Ricky MacFarlane, Belinda Sleeman;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;