Wests Tigers v Sea Eagles preview
3 hours ago | Tim Costello
It's Teamlist Tuesday for Round 9 of the 2018 NRL Telstra Premiership! Around 4pm AEST every Tuesday, the full teams & officials for each NRL round will be posted right here, with updated squads 24 hours before kickoff and late mail on the day.
All times are listed in AEST (NSW/QLD/VIC/ACT) unless otherwise noted.
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1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. James Roberts 4. Tom Opacic 5. Jamayne Isaako 6. Anthony Milford 7. Jack Bird 8. Matthew Lodge 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Sam Thaiday 11. Alex Glenn 12. Jaydn Su'a 13. Tevita Pangai Junior 14. Payne Haas 15. Joe Ofahengaue 16. Kodi Nikorima 17. Korbin Sims
Teamlist Tuesday: McCullough is named at hooker for a surprise early return from injury. Josh McGuire is out injured.
24 hours to go: Jonus Pearson & Patrick Mago omitted.
LATE MAIL: 1-17.
1. Moses Mbye 2. Brett Morris 3. Josh Morris 4. William Hopoate 5. Marcelo Montoya 23. Matt Frawley 7. Kieran Foran 8. Aaron Woods 6. Jeremy Marshall-King 15. Danny Fualalo 20. Rhyse Martin 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 11. Josh Jackson 10. David Klemmer 13. Adam Elliot 14. Clay Priest 17. Kerrod Holland
Teamlist Tuesday: Greg Eastwood makes way with Clay Priest added to the interchange.
24 hours to go: Hooker Michael Lichaa is omitted along with interchange forward Asipeli Fine. Matt Frawley is named at hooker for now but is expected to move to the halves with Marshall-King to fill in at dummy-half. News Limited's James Hooper reports Adam Elliott will drop to the bench, captain Josh Jackson to lock-forward with club debtutant Rhyse Martin to come into the back row.
LATE MAIL: As expected Marshall-King goes to hooker with Frawley at five-eighth. The Jackson-Elliott-Martin shift comes into play, and Danny Fualalo swaps into the starting front row with David Klemmer benched. Martin takes the bench spot left by Fine's omission.
Match Officials | Referees: Gerard Sutton, Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Michael Wise, Chris Butler;Video Referees: Ben Galea, Steve Chiddy;
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 19. Jacob Lillyman 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Aidan Guerra 13. Mitchell Barnett 10. Daniel Saifiti 14. Jamie Buhrer 15. Chris Heighington 17. Jacob Saifiti
Teamlist Tuesday: No changes here.
24 hours to go: Danny Levi & Josh King omitted.
LATE MAIL: Lillyman comes into the starting side at prop, forcing Daniel Saifiti to the bench and Luke Yates out.
1. Alex Johnston 2. Campbell Graham 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: Campbell Graham replaces Richie Kennar on the wing.
24 hours to go: Robbie Farah & Braidon Burns are out.
LATE MAIL: 1-17.
Match Officials | Referees: Gavin Badger, Matt Noyen;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sleeman, Tim Roby;Video Referees: Luke Patten, Henry Perenara;
1. Dallin Watene Zelezniak 2. Christian Crichton 3. Isaah Yeo 4. Dean Whare 5. Tyrone Phillips 6. Tyrone Peachey 7. James Maloney 16. Moses Leota 9. Peter Wallace 10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Corey Harawera Naera 13. James Fisher-Harris 14. Sione Katoa 15. Jack Hetherington 17. James Tamou 19. Kaide Ellis
Teamlist Tuesday: DWZ moves to the fullback role for the injured Dylan Edwards, which sees Tyrone Phillips come into the backline on the wing for his Panthers debut. Yeo moves into the centres, with Harawira-Naera back in the second row. Wallace returns at hooker which sees Katoa return to the bench.
24 hours to go: Nick Lui-Toso & Wayde Egan are both omitted.
LATE MAIL: 1-17.
SUPER LATE MAIL: Trent Merrin was omitted late after injuring his finger in the warm-up. Kaide Ellis comes in on the bench with Leota starting up front.
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: No changes.
24 hours to go: Jake Clifford & Sam Hoare out.
LATE MAIL: 1-17.
Match Officials | Referees: Ashley Klein, Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Clayton Sharpe, Nick Morel;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. 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: No changes.
24 hours to go: Jack Murchie and Brad Abbey omitted.
LATE MAIL: 1-17
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 14. Max King 11. Kevin Proctor 10. Ryan James 13. Jai Arrow 15. Jack Stockwell 16. Keegan Hipgrave 17. Ryan Simpkins 19. Moeaki Fotuaika
Teamlist Tuesday: Simpkins comes onto the bench with Morgan Boyle out.
24 hours to go: Matthews (concussion) is omitted. Max King moves into the front row with Ryan James shifting to cover Matthews' back row spot. Leilani Latu joins the bench with Kane Elgey the player omitted from the reserves list.
LATE MAIL: Moeaki Fotuaika takes that bench spot from Latu.
Match Officials | Referees: Gavin Reynolds, Alan Shortall;Sideline Officials: Brett Suttor, Jarrod Cole;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;
1. Roger Tuivasa-sheck 2. David Fusitua 3. Peta Hiku 4. Solomone Kata 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Blake Green 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Bunty Afoa 9. Issac Luke 10. Agnatius Paasi 16. Isaiah Papalii 12. Tohu Harris 13. Adam Blair 11. Simon Mannering 14. Karl Lawton 15. Sam Lisone 17. James Gavet
Teamlist Tuesday: Johnson, Harris and Kata return which pushes Gelling, Papali'i and Lino back to the reserves list. Luke is named despite being injured last week, while Karl Lawton replaces the injured Jazz Tevaga on the interchange as a back-up hooking option in case Luke isn't fit. Gavet also returns on the bench.
24 hours to go: Gelling and Cook omitted.
LATE MAIL: Mannering is benched, with Papali'i to start in the back row.
1. Corey Thompson 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Esan Marsters 4. Kevin Naiqama 5. Mahe Fonua 6. Benji Marshall 7. Luke Brooks 17. Sauaso Sue 13. Elijah Taylor 10. Ben Matulino 11. Chris Lawrence 12. Robert Rochow 8. Matt Eisenhuth 9. Pita Godinet 14. Alex Twal 16. Michael Chee Kam 18. Tim Grant
Teamlist Tuesday: Taylor returns at lock, Eisenhuth moving to prop and Sue to the bench. Twal is back in the 17 after missing last week, pushing Grant to the reserves. Godinet remains in the 9 jumper with Liddle left out completely.
24 hours to go: Gamble and McIlwrick omitted.
LATE MAIL: Plenty of changes. Josh Aloiai is left out, with Tim Grant coming in on the interchange. Pita Godinet is pushed back to the bench with the forwards reshuffling - Sauaso Sue comes in at prop, Elijah Taylor moves to hooker and Matt Eisenhuth to lock.
Match Officials | Referees: Ben Cummins, Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Chris McMillan, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Luke Patten;
1. Valentine Holmes 2. Sosaia Feki 3. Jesse Ramien 4. Ricky Leutele 5. Edrick Lee 6. Matt Moylan 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Matt Prior 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Wade Graham 13. Joseph Paulo 15. James Segeyaro 16. Ava Seumanufagai 17. Scott Sorensen 18. Kurt Dillon
Teamlist Tuesday: Holmes moves to fullback with Dugan out. Feki returns after two weeks of demotion, slotting in on the wing. Graham is named again to play after being a late withdrawal last weekend, which sees Sorensen move back to the interchange and Dillon to the reserves.
24 hours to go: Braden Uele and Trent Hodkinson are omitted.
LATE MAIL: Jayson Bukuya (virus) drops off the bench, Kurt Dillon is his replacement.
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. Tepai Moeroa 13. Peni Terepo 14. Will Smith 15. Kenny Edwards 16. David Gower 17. Tim Mannah
Teamlist Tuesday: Moeroa comes in to the second row for the injured Tony Williams.
24 hours to go: Cameron King & Beau Scott drop out.
LATE MAIL: 1-17.
Match Officials | Referees: Adam Gee, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Sideline Officials: Jeff Younis, Rohan Best;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;
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. Reece Robson
Teamlist Tuesday: Robson replaces Host in the 17 jumper in the only change - Host appears in the reserves.
24 hours to go: Jacob Host and Hame Sele come out of the side.
LATE MAIL: 1-17, which sees Robson make his debut.
1. Billy Slater 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Will Chambers 22. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Ryley Jacks 8. Christian Welch 9. Cameron Smith 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Ryan Hoffman 15. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane 14. Brandon Smith 16. Joe Stimson 17. Sam Kasiano
Teamlist Tuesday: Vunivalu (wing) returns pushing Tonumaipea back to the reserves. Finucane returns at lock after a thumb injury and pushes Welch to the front row with Glasby out injured (also thumb).
24 hours to go: Curtis Scott and his mooted replacement Young Tonumaipea are the two players omitted. Justin Olam has been called in at centre for Scott.
LATE MAIL: One more change sees Kenny Bromwich start at lock with Finucane to instead come off the interchange.
Match Officials | Referees: Matt Cecchin, Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Rickey McFarlane;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Luke Patten;
1. James Tedesco 2. Joseph Manu 3. Latrell Mitchell 4. Mitchell Aubusson 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Luke Keary 7. Cooper Cronk 15. Sio Siua Taukeiaho 9. Jake Friend 10. Dylan Napa 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Isaac Liu 8. Zane Tetevano 14. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 17. Victor Radley 20. Kurt Baptiste
Teamlist Tuesday: No changes
24 hours to go: Sitili Tupouniua & Reece Robinson cut.
LATE MAIL: Trent Robinson has made some changes with Nat Butcher and Frank-Paul Nuuausala omitted - Kurt Baptiste will debut for the Tricolours from the bench. He's also swapped Zane Tetevano out of the starting side, instead opting for Sio Siua Taukeiaho up front.
1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Matthew Wright 3. Moses Suli 4. Brian Kelly 5. Akuila Uate 6. Dylan Walker 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Addin Fonua-blake 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Martin Taupau 11. Joel Thompson 12. Shaun Lane 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Lewis Brown 15. Frank Winterstein 16. Lloyd Perrett 17. Taniela Paseka
Teamlist Tuesday: Walker will play five-eighth for the injured Croker. Hastings comes into the reserves. Former Tiger and almost-Bulldog Moses Suli is named in the centres to replace Walker. Lane starts in the back row for the injured Gosiewski and Winterstein joins the bench.
24 hours to go: Jackson Hastings and Tevita Funa omitted.
LATE MAIL: 1-17.
Match Officials | Referees: Henry Perenara, Jon Stone;Sideline Officials: Kasey Badger, Michael Wise;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;