TEAMS & LATE MAIL: NRL Telstra Premiership - 2018 Round 8

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It's Teamlist time for Round 8 of the 2018 NRL Season! ANZAC Day teamlists are due at 4pm Monday, with the remaining teams as usual at 4pm Tuesday, plus squad updates and late mail all weekend as they come to hand.

All times are listed in AEST (NSW/QLD/VIC/ACT) unless otherwise noted.

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St George Illawarra Dragons v Sydney Roosters
ANZAC Day, Wed April 25 2018, 4:10pm at Allianz Stadium

St George Illawarra Dragons
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. Jeremy Latimore 15. Kurt Mann 16. Leeson Ah Mau 17. Jacob Host

Teamlist Monday: Jacob Host is named in the 17 jumper with no other changes.

24 hours to go: Sele and Robson drop out.


Sydney Roosters
1. James Tedesco 2. Joseph Manu 3. Latrell Mitchell 4. Mitchell Aubusson 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Luke Keary 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Zane Tetevano 9. Jake Friend 10. Dylan Napa 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Isaac Liu 14. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 15. Sio Siua Taukeiaho 16. Nat Butcher 17. Victor Radley

Teamlist Monday: Taukeiaho reurns on the interchange in place of FPN.

24 hours to go: Tupouniua & Robinson drop out.


Match Officials | Referees: Ashley Klein, Gavin Badger;Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Michael Wise;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten;

Melbourne Storm v Warriors
ANZAC Day, Wed April 25 2018, 7:00pm at AAMI Park

Melbourne Storm
1. Billy Slater 21. Young Tonumaipea 3. Will Chambers 4. Curtis Scott 5. Josh Addo-carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Ryley Jacks 8. Tim Glasby 9. Cameron Smith 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Ryan Hoffman 15. Christian Welch 14. Brandon Smith 13. Kenneath Bromwich 16. Sam Kasiano 17. Joe Stimson

Teamlist Monday: Glasby replaces Jesse Bromwich up front with Kenny Bromwich named at lock and Joe Stimson joining the bench. Tui Kamikamica joins the reserves list.

24 hours to go: Suliasi Vunivalu is out, with Young Tonumaipea taking his place on the wing. Tui Kamikamica drops out.

LATE MAIL: Christian Welch starts at lock with Kenny Bromwich benched, no further changes.

1. Roger Tuivasa-sheck 2. David Fusitua 3. Peta Hiku 4. Anthony Gelling 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Blake Green 7. Mason Lino 8. Bunty Afoa 9. Issac Luke 10. Agnatius Paasi 11. Simon Mannering 12. Isaiah Papalii 13. Adam Blair 14. Jazz Tevaga 15. Sam Lisone 16. Albert Vete 20. Chris Satae

Teamlist Monday: Gelling, Lino and Papali'i remain in the side, with the latter promoted to starting front row ahead of Tohu Harris who misses out through injury. Johnson and Kata have not passed fit. The long bench includes Ligi Sao and Joseph Vuna.

24 hours to go: Sam Cook & Ligi Sao omitted.

LATE MAIL: Satae takes Nicoll-Klokstad's place on the interchange with the starting side left unchanged.

Match Officials | Referees: Gerard Sutton, Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Brett Suttor, Kasey Badger;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea;

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Brisbane Broncos
Thu April 26 2018, 7:50pm at ANZ Stadium

South Sydney Rabbitohs
1. Alex Johnston 2. Richard Kennar 3. Greg Inglis 4. Dane Gagai 5. Robert Jennings 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Burgess 9. Damien Cook 10. George Burgess 11. John Sutton 12. Angus Crichton 13. Cameron Murray 14. Adam Doueihi 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Jason Clark 17. Tevita Tatola

Teamlist Tuesday: Cameron Murray is back in with Sam Burgess out suspended. Doueihi replaces Hunt on the bench.

24 hours to go: Robbie Farah & Campbell Graham drop out.

LATE MAIL: 1-17.

Brisbane Broncos
1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. James Roberts 18. Tom Opacic 5. Jamayne Isaako 6. Anthony Milford 7. Jack Bird 8. Matthew Lodge 9. Josh Mcguire 10. Sam Thaiday 11. Alex Glenn 12. Jaydn Su'a 13. Tevita Pangai Junior 15. Joe Ofahengaue 16. Kodi Nikorima 17. Korbin Sims 25. Payne Haas

Teamlist Tuesday: Josh McGuire has been annointed McCullough's hooker repalcement. Pangai Junior starts at lock with Sam Tagataese is added to the bench. Su'A is promoted to starting second row over Korbin Sims (interchange), and finally - Milford is named at 6 with Bird at 7.

24 hours to go: Todd Murphy and Patrick Mago drop out. Murmurs around that Payne Haas may replace Sam Tagataese on the bench but nothing confirmed as yet.

LATE MAIL: Haas replaces Tagataese on the interchange with no other changes.

Match Officials | Referees: Ben Cummins, Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Tim Roby, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten;

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Newcastle Knights
Fri April 27 2018, 6:00pm at Lottoland

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Matthew Wright 3. Dylan Walker 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. Jack Gosiewski 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Lewis Brown 15. Shaun Lane 16. Lloyd Perrett 17. Taniela Paseka

Teamlist Tuesday: Matt Wright (wing) replaces the injured Brad Parker. Lewis Brown comes onto the bench.

24 hours to go: Tom Wright & Toafofoa Sipley omitted.


Newcastle Knights
1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Ken Sio 3. Sione Mata'utia 4. Nathan Ross 5. Shaun Kenny-dowall 6. Connor Watson 7. Jack Cogger 8. Herman Ese'ese 9. Slade Griffin 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Aidan Guerra 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Jamie Buhrer 15. Chris Heighington 16. Luke Yates 17. Jacob Saifiti

Teamlist Tuesday: Connor Watson is back from injury in the halves to partner Jack Cogger at five-eighth.

24 hours to go: Cory Denniss & Jacob Lillyman out.


Match Officials | Referees: Adam Gee, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Sideline Officials: Rickey McFarlane, Chris McMillan;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie;

Penrith Panthers v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Fri April 27 2018, 7:50pm at Panthers Stadium

Penrith Panthers
1. Dylan Edwards 2. Christian Crichton 3. Corey Harawera Naera 4. Dean Whare 5. Dallin Watene Zelezniak 6. Tyrone Peachey 7. James Maloney 8. Trent Merrin 14. Sione Katoa 10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Isaah Yeo 13. James Fisher-Harris 15. Jack Hetherington 16. Moses Leota 17. James Tamou 18. Wayde Egan

Teamlist Tuesday: Unchanged.

24 hours to go: Nick Lui-Toso & Kaide Ellis drop out.

LATE MAIL: Peter Wallace is out with a minor neck complaint. This moves Katoa into the starting hooker role, Egan joining the interchange.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
1. Moses Mbye 2. Brett Morris 3. Josh Morris 4. William Hopoate 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Jeremy Marshall-King 7. Kieran Foran 8. Aaron Woods 9. Michael Lichaa 10. David Klemmer 11. Josh Jackson 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Adam Elliot 14. Asipeli Fine 15. Danny Fualalo 16. Greg Eastwood 17. Kerrod Holland

Teamlist Tuesday: Unchanged.

24 hours to go: Renouf To'omaga & Matt Frawley drop out.


Match Officials | Referees: Grant Atkins, Alan Shortall;Sideline Officials: Rohan Best, Clayton Sharpe;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Ben Galea;

Gold Coast Titans v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Sat April 28 2018, 5:30pm at Cbus Super Stadium

Gold Coast Titans
1. Michael Gordon 2. Anthony Don 3. Brendan Elliott 4. Konrad Hurrell 5. Phillip Sami 6. Bryce Cartwright 7. Ashley Taylor 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Mitch Rein 10. Ryan James 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Will Matthews 13. Jai Arrow 14. Max King 15. Jack Stockwell 16. Keegan Hipgrave 17. Morgan Boyle

Teamlist Tuesday: Kane Elgey drops to the reserves with Cartwright sizing up the #6 jumper. Boyle is back on the interchange, while Elliot comes in for the dropped Roberts-Davis (Elliot plays centre, Sami to wing).

24 hours to go: Kane Elgey and AJ Brimson drop out.


Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
1. Josh Dugan 2. Edrick Lee 3. Jesse Ramien 4. Ricky Leutele 5. Valentine Holmes 6. Matt Moylan 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Matt Prior 11. Scott Sorensen 18. Kurt Capewell 13. Joseph Paulo 14. Jayson Bukuya 15. James Segeyaro 16. Ava Seumanufagai 17. Kurt Dillon

Teamlist Tuesday: Graham returns and replaces the injured Luke Lewis in the back row. Bukuya is back on the bench with Capewell demoted to the reserves.

24 hours to go: Trent Hodkinson and Jack Williams omitted.

LATE MAIL: Graham isn't passed fit so he is a late withdrawal. Kurt Capewell returns to the second row with no other changes.

Match Officials | Referees: Chris Butler, Matt Noyen;Sideline Officials: Jeff Younis, Belinda Sleeman;Video Referees: Luke Patten, Ben Cummins;

North Queensland Cowboys v Canberra Raiders
Sat April 28 2018, 7:30pm at 1300SMILES Stadium

North Queensland Cowboys
1. Lachlan Coote 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O'Neill 4. Ben Hampton 5. Antonio Winterstein 6. Michael Morgan 7. Johnathan Thurston 8. Matthew Scott 9. Jake Granville 10. Scott Bolton 11. Gavin Cooper 12. Coen Hess 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Te Maire Martin 15. Shaun Fensom 16. Corey Jensen 17. Ethan Lowe

Teamlist Tuesday: Fensom is back on the bench with John Asiata (pec injury) left out.

24 hours to go: Jake Clifford & Sam Hoare drop out.


Canberra Raiders
1. Jack Wighton 2. Nick Cotric 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Joseph Leilua 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Blake Austin 7. Aidan Sezer 8. Iosia Soliola 9. Siliva Havili 10. Junior Paulo 11. Joseph Tapine 12. Elliot Whitehead 13. Josh Papalii 14. Ata Hingano 15. Shannon Boyd 16. Luke Bateman 17. Dunamis Lui

Teamlist Tuesday: Papali'i breaks back into the starting side at lock, displacing Bateman to the interchange.

24 hours to go: Jack Murchie and Brad Abbey drop out.


Match Officials | Referees: Henry Perenara, Jon Stone;Sideline Officials: Nick Morel, Nick Beashel;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;

Parramatta Eels v Wests Tigers
Sun April 29 2018, 4:10pm at ANZ Stadium

Parramatta Eels
1. Clint Gutherson 2. Bevan French 3. Michael Jennings 4. Brad Takairangi 5. George Jennings 6. Corey Norman 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Daniel Alvaro 9. Kaysa Pritchard 10. Suaia Matagi 11. Manu Ma'u 12. Tony Williams 13. Peni Terepo 14. Will Smith 15. Kenny Edwards 16. David Gower 17. Tim Mannah 18. Tepai Moeroa 20. Josh Hoffman

Teamlist Tuesday: French returns and replaces Hayne on the wing, no other changes.

24 hours to go: Kane Evans & Cam King drop out.

Wests Tigers
1. Corey Thompson 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Esan Marsters 4. Kevin Naiqama 21. Mahe Fonua 6. Benji Marshall 7. Luke Brooks 17. Sauaso Sue 14. Pita Godinet 10. Ben Matulino 11. Chris Lawrence 12. Robert Rochow 8. Matt Eisenhuth 9. Jacob Liddle 15. Josh Aloiai 16. Michael Chee Kam 18. Tim Grant 20. Tyson Gamble

Teamlist Tuesday: Lawrence is back in the second row which sees Aloiai pushed to the bench and Twal left out completely.

24 hours to go: Taylor has withdrawn through injury, bringing Aloiai back into the starting side at lock. Tim Grant moves into the vacant interchange role, while Chris McQueen is the other omission.

Match Officials | Referees: Matt Cecchin, Phil Henderson;Sideline Officials: Chris Sutton, Grant Atkins;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Ben Galea;