LeagueUnlimited NRL Teams - 2020 Round 13

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Get the teams and officials for Round 13 of the NRL along with all the key squad updates and late mail across the weekend.

Teamsheets drop at 4pm on Tuesday afternoon, with clubs cutting their squads to 19 players 24 hours out from kickoff. One hour before the game, late mail comes in with the final 17 named.

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

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St George Illawarra Dragons v Sydney Roosters
Thu August 6 2020, 7:50pm at WIN Stadium

Match Officials - Referees: Ashley Klein;Sideline Officials: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Chris Sutton;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea;
Broadcast - Nine Network / 9Now, Fox League / Kayo

St George Illawarra Dragons
1. Matthew Dufty 2. Jordan Pereira 3. Euan Aitken 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Ben Hunt 7. Adam Clune 8. Blake Lawrie 9. Cameron McInnes 15. Josh Kerr 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tariq Sims 13. Jackson Ford 14. Tristan Sailor 16. Trent Merrin 17. Tyrell Fuimaono 21. Kaide Ellis

21-man squad named - McGregor pulls the trigger. Clune returns from his HIA failure last week, with Corey Norman sensationally dropped to the reserves. Trent Merrin (lock) returns with Jacob Host dropped to reserves as well.

24 hour warning - Jacob Host and Jason Saab drop out.

Late mail - Paul Vaughan's COVID-19 breach means he's out for two games. Kaide Ellis comes onto the bench with Josh Kerr to start prop. Norman drops out.

Sydney Roosters
1. James Tedesco 2. Ryan Hall 12. Mitchell Aubusson 4. Joseph Manu 5. Matt Ikuvalu 6. Luke Keary 7. Lachlan Lam 17. Lindsay Collins 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Sitili Tupouniua 16. Nat Butcher 13. Isaac Liu 14. Drew Hutchison 15. Poasa Faamausili 18. Daniel Fifita 20. Max Bailey

21-man squad named - Josh Morris is back in the centres. Tupouniua moves back to the pack with Butcher benched and Daniel Suluka-Fifita dropping to the reserves. Lachlan Lam plays half with Kyle Flanagan out, Drew Hutchison joins the bench.

24 hour warning - Morris is out again, while Jared Waerea-Hargreaves is also omitted. As per last week, Tupouniua moves to centre, Butcher to second row and Fifita joins the bench. Lindsay Collins moves to prop for JWH with Max Bailey joining the interchange.

Late mail - Aubusson moves to centre in game 300 with Tupouniua returning to the second row. No other changes, so Christian Tuipulotu and Egan Butcher drop out.


Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Warriors
Fri August 7 2020, 6:00pm at Lottoland

Match Officials - Referees: Henry Perenara;Sideline Officials: Jon Stone, Drew Oultram;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;
Broadcast - Fox League / Kayo

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
1. Brendan Elliot 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Tevita Funa 4. Moses Suli 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Cade Cust 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Danny Levi 10. Martin Taupau 15. Corey Waddell 18. Haumole Olakau'atu 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Lachlan Croker 16. Sean Keppie 17. Taniela Paseka 20. Morgan Boyle

21-man squad named - Brad Parker (concussion) is out, Funa coming in to replace him. Cust is also back in the side with Dylan Walker out injured.

24 hour warning - Curtis Sironen and Joel Thompson are out. Toafofoa Sipley comes into the squad on the reserves. Olakau'atu and Waddell are the new back row for now, with Morgan Boyle joining the bench. Abbas Miski is the omitted reserve.

Late mail - No further changes, so Albert Hopoate and Sipley both drop off.

Warriors
1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2. Patrick Herbert 3. Adam Pompey 4. Peta Hiku 5. George Jennings 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Chanel Harris-Tavita 8. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 9. Karl Lawton 10. Jack Hetherington 11. Eliesa Katoa 12. Tohu Harris 13. Jazz Tevaga 14. Wayde Egan 15. Adam Blair 16. Daniel Alvaro 17. Lachlan Burr

21-man squad named - Blake Green's departure opens a halves vacancy for Chanel Harris-Tavita.

24 hour warning - Jack Murchie and Gerard Beale cut.

Late mail - 1-17. Isaiah Papali'i and Adam Keighran drop out.


South Sydney Rabbitohs v Brisbane Broncos
Fri August 7 2020, 7:55pm at ANZ Stadium

Match Officials - Referees: Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Matt Noyen;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;
Broadcast - Nine Network / 9Now, Fox League / Kayo

South Sydney Rabbitohs
1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 3. Campbell Graham 4. Dane Gagai 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 15. Liam Knight 12. Bayley Sironen 13. Cameron Murray 14. Mark Nicholls 16. Patrick Mago 17. Keaon Koloamatangi 18. Jack Johns

21-man squad named - No changes.

24 hour warning - Su'A's failure at judiciary means he's suspended. Jack Johns replaces him in the back row, with Troy Dargan cut from the reserves.

Late mail - Johns reverts to the interchange with Knight starting. Corey Allan and Kurt Dillon drop out.

Brisbane Broncos
1. Darius Boyd 2. Richard Kennar 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Herbie Farnworth 5. Xavier Coates 6. Brodie Croft 7. Tom Dearden 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Jake Turpin 10. Payne Haas 11. David Fifita 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Issac Luke 16. Joe Ofahengaue 17. Ben Te'o 20. Matthew Lodge

21-man squad named - Croft returns in the halves with Anthony Milford (hamstring) out injured. David Fifita returns in the back row, forcing Ofahengaue to the bench and Ethan Bullemor out of the 17.

24 hour warning - Cory Paix and Bullemor are cut.

Late mail - Lodge is back! Rhys Kennedy drops off the bench and Jesse Arthars is cut.


Melbourne Storm v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Sat August 8 2020, 3:00pm at Sunshine Coast Stadium

Match Officials - Referees: Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Liam Kennedy, Gavin Badger;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Henry Perenara;
Broadcast - Fox League / Kayo

Melbourne Storm
1. Nicholas Hynes 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Tom Eisenhuth 4. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Brandon Smith 10. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 15. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 14. Ryley Jacks 16. Albert Vete 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 19. Chris Lewis

21-man squad named - Ryan Papenhuyzen (rested) and Cam Smith (shoulder) are both out, as is Marion Seve (ear). Olam returns in the centres for Seve, while Hynes will play at the back for Paps. Brandon Smith is hooker in Cam's absence. The new benchies are Jacks and Vete.

24 hour warning - Dale Finucane is rested. Faasuamaleaui comes in at lock with Darryn Schonig onto the bench. Cooper Johns is the omitted reserve.

Late mail - Chris Lewis is the bench filler so Schonig drops out along with Sandor Earl.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
1. Nick Meaney 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Tim Lafai 4. Jake Averillo 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Kieran Foran 7. Lachlan Lewis 8. Ofahiki Ogden 9. Sione Katoa 10. Dylan Napa 11. Josh Jackson 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Luke Thompson 14. Jeremy Marshall-King 15. Aiden Tolman 16. Sauaso Sue 17. Reimis Smith

21-man squad named - Tolman pays the price for his costly call to tap and go late in Sunday's loss to Parramatta - he's benched with Ogden starting at prop. Sione Katoa is starting hooker in place of Jeremy Marshall-King who is also benched. Jack Cogger drops out of the 21 altogether, replaced by Reimis Smith on the bench.

24 hour warning - Chris Smith and Matt Doorey cut from the squad.

Late mail - 1-17. Kerrod Holland and Renouf To'omaga cut.


Newcastle Knights v Wests Tigers
Sat August 8 2020, 5:30pm at McDonald Jones Stadium

Match Officials - Referees: Matt Cecchin;Sideline Officials: David Munro, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Lowe;
Broadcast - Fox League / Kayo

Newcastle Knights
1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Starford To'a 3. Enari Tuala 4. Gehamat Shibasaki 5. Hymel Hunt 6. Blake Green 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. David Klemmer 9. Kurt Mann 10. Jacob Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Aidan Guerra 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Josh King 16. Herman Ese'ese 17. Brodie Jones

21-man squad named - Blake Green comes into the side with the ink still drying on his transfer from the Warriors - Kurt Mann moves to hooker, and Chris Randall drops out of the 17. Bradman Best (ankle) is out, along with Tautau Moga being dropped. Gehamat Shibasaki (centre) and Starford To'a (wing) are in. Pasami Saulo's suspension opens a spot for Brodie Jones on the interchange.

24 hour warning - Chris Randall and Mason Lino are cut from the squad.

Late mail - 1-17. Tex Hoy and Jirah Momoisea cut.

Wests Tigers
1. Adam Doueihi 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Joseph Leilua 4. Tommy Talau 5. Asu Kepaoa 6. Luke Brooks 7. Benji Marshall 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Moses Mbye 10. Russell Packer 11. Luciano Leilua 16. Chris Lawrence 13. Matt Eisenhuth 12. Sam McIntyre 14. Thomas Mikaele 15. Shawn Blore 17. Billy Walters

21-man squad named - Well then. Out are Harry Grant, Alex Twal (injured) and Oliver Clark (dropped). Mbye moves to hooker, Leilua and Talau are the new centre pairing, Asu Kepaoa comes in on the wing, Matt Eisenhuth moves to lock, Luke Brooks starts five-eighth, with Chris Lawrence and Billy Walters is benched. Russell Packer starts prop, and Sam McIntyre replaces Luke Garner in the back row.

24 hour warning - Josh Reynolds and Elijah Taylor snipped from the list.

Late mail - 1-17, but Chris Lawrence promoted to starting second row in his 250th NRL appearance, and Sam McIntyre benched. Alex Seyfarth and Luke Garner cut.


Penrith Panthers v Canberra Raiders
Sat August 8 2020, 7:35pm at Panthers Stadium

Match Officials - Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Chris Butler, Todd Smith;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie;
Broadcast - Fox League / Kayo

Penrith Panthers
1. Caleb Aekins 2. Josh Mansour 14. Tyrone May 4. Stephen Crichton 3. Brent Naden 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 15. Spencer Leniu 16. Moses Leota 17. Zane Tetevano 21. Daine Laurie

21-man squad named - Injury to Charlie Staines brings Malakai Watene Zelezniak back on the wing.

24 hour warning - Matt Burton and Mitch Kenny are cut.

Late mail - MWZ is out. Naden moves to the wing with May promoted to start at centre. Daine Laurie will debut on the bench. Billy Burns is cut from reserves.

Canberra Raiders
1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Jordan Rapana 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Curtis Scott 5. Nick Cotric 6. Jack Wighton 7. George Williams 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Siliva Havili 10. Dunamis Lui 11. John Bateman 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Hudson Young 14. Tom Starling 15. Joseph Tapine 16. Ryan Sutton 17. Corey Harawira-Naera

21-man squad named - Nicoll-Klokstad returns at fullback, with Rapana moving to the wing. Semi Valemei is omitted.

24 hour warning - Matt Frawley and Kai O'Donnell cut.

Late mail - 1-17. Sam Williams and Michael Oldfield make way.


Gold Coast Titans v North Queensland Cowboys
Sun August 9 2020, 2:00pm at Cbus Super Stadium

Match Officials - Referees: Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Matt Noyen, Jon Stone;Video Referees: Steve Clark, Ben Galea;
Broadcast - Fox League / Kayo

Gold Coast Titans
1. Alexander Brimson 2. Anthony Don 3. Brian Kelly 4. Dale Copley 5. Phillip Sami 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Nathan Peats 10. Jaimin Jolliffe 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Keegan Hipgrave 13. Jai Arrow 14. Tanah Boyd 15. Jarrod Wallace 16. Tyrone Peachey 17. Sam Lisone

21-man squad named - Lisone replaces Sam Stone on the interchange.

24 hour warning - Jai Whitbread and Erin Clark drop out.

Late mail - 1-17. Corey Thompson and Beau Fermor drop out.

North Queensland Cowboys
1. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Tom Opacic 4. Connelly Lemuelu 5. Justin O'Neill 6. Ben Hampton 7. Michael Morgan 8. Josh Mcguire 9. Reece Robson 10. Jordan McLean 11. Mitchell Dunn 12. Coen Hess 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Jake Granville 15. Tom Gilbert 16. Emry Pere 17. Francis Molo

21-man squad named - Michael Morgan is back. Jake Clifford drops out with Hampton remaining in the halves with Morgan. Opacic is also back, pushing O'Neill to the wing and Murray Taulagi out of the 21. McGuire returns from suspension, which means Molo drops to the bench. Dunn starts in the back row, Granville and Pere are new on the bench, with John Asiata and Gavin Cooper both out of the squad.

24 hour warning - Clifford and Corey Jensen drop out.

Late mail - 1-17. Shane Wright and Esan Marsters cut.


Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v Parramatta Eels
Sun August 9 2020, 4:05pm at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium

Match Officials - Referees: Ben Cummins;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Belinda Sharpe;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Beau Scott;
Broadcast - Nine Network / 9Now, Fox League / Kayo

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
1. Will Kennedy 2. Sione Katoa 3. Josh Dugan 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Matt Moylan 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Braden Hamlin-Uele 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Siosifa Talakai 12. Wade Graham 18. Scott Sorensen 13. Toby Rudolf 14. Connor Tracey 16. Teig Wilton 17. Royce Hunt

21-man squad named - Dugan's named again after two false starts for his 200th NRL appearance. He pairs with Ramien in the centres, coming out is suspended centre Jackson Ferris. Talakai moves back to the pack with Briton Nikora dropping to the reserves. Braydon Trindall is also pushed out of the 17 by the return of Moylan at five-eighth.

24 hour warning - Briton Nikora & Braydon Trindall omitted.

Late mail - Jack Williams drops out of the squad, with Scott Sorensen to start lock and Toby Rudolf benched. Bryson Goodwin omitted.

Parramatta Eels
1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Waqa Blake 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Marata Niukore 13. Nathan Brown 14. Andrew Davey 15. Ray Stone 16. Kane Evans 17. Oregon Kaufusi

21-man squad named - Ray Stone named on the interchange, pushing Brad Takairangi to reserves.

24 hour warning - Jai Field and David Gower cut.

Late mail - 1-17 with Takairangi and Stefano Utoikamanu cut.