LeagueUnlimited NRL Teams - 2020 Round 18

NRL 2020 MAIN 1000px

Get the teamlists and match officials for NRL Round 18 as they drop at 4pm AEST on Tuesday, with squad updates and late mail across the round.

Make sure you check out our exclusive match programme THE FRONT ROW each Wednesday here.

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

Twitter: Follow @LeagueUnlimited

Facebook: Like LeagueUnlimited - NRL & Rugby League News


Wests Tigers
v South Sydney Rabbitohs
Thu September 10 2020, 7:50pm at Bankwest Stadium

Referees: Ben Cummins;Sideline Officials: Todd Smith, Chris Sutton;Video Referees: Henry Perenara, Bryan Norrie;
Live on Nine Network & Fox League

Wests Tigers

4. Adam Doueihi 2. David Nofoaluma 18. Chris Lawrence 19. Tommy Talau 5. Asu Kepaoa 6. Benji Marshall 7. Luke Brooks 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Harry Grant 10. Thomas Mikaele 11. Luke Garner 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Alex Twal 14. Matt Eisenhuth 15. Elijah Taylor 16. Jacob Liddle 17. Sam McIntyre

21 man squad named - unchanged.

24 hour warning - Josh Reynolds & Russell Packer cut.

Thursday 3:30pm - Major changes granting the club an exemption after Moses Mbye and Joey Leilua ruled out through injury. Doueihi moves to fullback, Talau and Lawrence are promoted to centres and Reynolds & Packer are back in as reserves.

Late mail - No more changes. Reynolds and Packer drop out.

South Sydney Rabbitohs

1. Corey Allan 2. Alex Johnston 3. Campbell Graham 4. Steven Marsters 5. Dane Gagai 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Liam Knight 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Jaydn Su'A 12. Bayley Sironen 13. Cameron Murray 14. Mark Nicholls 15. Jed Cartwright 16. Patrick Mago 17. Keaon Koloamatangi

21 man squad named - Dane Gagai is named to return again despite withdrawing the last fortnight. He replaces Jaxson Paulo on the wing with Paulo dropping to the reserves. Liam Knight comes into the front row for Tevita Tatola who is out. Jed Cartwright is set to make his club debut on the bench.

24 hour warning - Troy Dargan & Cory Denniss cut.

Late mail - 1-17. Jaxson Paulo and Ky Rodwell are left out.


Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
v Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

Fri September 11 2020, 6:00pm at ANZ Stadium

Referees: Matt Noyen;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sharpe, Peter Gough;Video Referees: Steve Clark, Ben Lowe;
Live on Fox League

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

1. Will Hopoate 2. Nick Meaney 3. Reimis Smith 4. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 5. Jayden Okunbor 6. Jake Averillo 7. Lachlan Lewis 15. Renouf To'omaga 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Aiden Tolman 16. Matt Doorey 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 11. Josh Jackson 14. Brandon Wakeham 17. Sauaso Sue 19. Dean Britt 23. Chris Smith

21 man squad named - Big changes. Kieran Foran, Dylan Napa (injured), Marcelo Montoya and Kerrod Holland are all out. Okunbor (wing) returns, DWZ moves to centre, Reimis Smith starts on the wing, while Averillo is promoted to starting five-eighth. Luke Thompson starts lock with Tolman moving to prop, while Brandon Wakeham and Sauaso Sue join the bench.

24 hour warning - Luke Thompson and Ofahiki Ogden are out. Toomaga moves to the front row with Doorey replacing Jackson in the back row and the captain moving to lock for Thompson in the back row. Britt and Chris Smith join the bench.

Late mail - No more changes, so Tui Katoa and Tim Lafai are cut.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

1. Tevita Funa 2. Albert Hopoate 3. Brad Parker 4. Morgan Harper 5. Abbas Miski 6. Cade Cust 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Danny Levi 10. Martin Taupau 11. Jack Gosiewski 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Lachlan Croker 15. Corey Waddell 16. Sean Keppie 17. Taniela Paseka

21 man squad named - Abbas Miski replaces the injured Jorge Taufua on the wing while Cade Cust returns to replace Josh Schuster in the halves.

24 hour warning - Luke Metcalf and Ben Trbojevic drop out.

Late mail - 1-17. Haumole Olakau'atu and Morgan Boyle make way.


Penrith Panthers
v Parramatta Eels

Fri September 11 2020, 7:55pm at Panthers Stadium

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Dave Munro, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea;
Live on Nine Network & Fox League

Penrith Panthers

1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Brent Naden 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To'o 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 14. Tyrone May 15. Spencer Leniu 16. Moses Leota 17. Zane Tetevano

21 man squad named - Kurt Capewell drops out to accommodate Isaah Yeo's return - Yeo is lock, Fisher-Harris to prop and Leota benched.

24 hour warning - Matt Burton and Charlie Staines drop out.

Late mail - 1-17. Capewell and Mitch Kenny drop out.

Parramatta Eels

1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Waqa Blake 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Jai Field 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 14. Ray Stone 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Nathan Brown 15. Andrew Davey 16. Kane Evans 17. Oregon Kaufusi 20. Will Smith

21 man squad named - Andrew Davey replaces Marata Niukore on the bench.

24 hour warning - Reed Mahoney has not passed fit and is out. Ray Stone moves to hooker with Will Smith shaping to play his first game of 2020 on the bench. Sam Hughes drops out.

Late mail - No further changes. Haze Dunster and Stefano Utoikamanu drop out.


St George Illawarra Dragons
v Canberra Raiders

Sat September 12 2020, 3:00pm at WIN Stadium

Referees: Adam Gee;Sideline Officials: Jon Stone, Drew Oultram;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea;
Live on Fox League

St George Illawarra Dragons

1. Matthew Dufty 2. Jordan Pereira 3. Euan Aitken 4. Zac Lomax 5. Cody Ramsey 6. Corey Norman 7. Adam Clune 8. Kaide Ellis 9. Ben Hunt 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 17. Jackson Ford 13. Cameron McInnes 14. Billy Brittain 15. Josh Kerr 16. Blake Lawrie 20. Tyrell Fuimaono

21 man squad named - Cody Ramsey comes in for his NRL debut. He replaces Mikaele Ravalawa on the wing. Paul Vaughan is in at prop after his suspension, while Kaide Ellis also joins the front row, with Kerr and Lawrie benched. Fuimaono drops to reserves.

24 hour warning - Brayden Wiliame & Max Feagai drop out.

Late mail - 1-17. Eddie Blacker and Tyrell Fuimaono make way.

Super late mail - Jacob Host injured in warm up. Fuimaono comes in on the bench with Ford starting.

Canberra Raiders

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

21 man squad named - Unchanged 17.

24 hour warning - Sam Williams & Sia Soliola drop out.

Late mail - Lui starts with Sutton benched. Matt Frawley and Matt Timoko drop out.


Gold Coast Titans
v Brisbane Broncos

Sat September 12 2020, 5:30pm at Cbus Super Stadium

Referees: Henry Perenara;Sideline Officials: Liam Kennedy, Gavin Badger;Video Referees: Steve Clark, Bryan Norrie;
Live on Fox League

Gold Coast Titans

1. Alexander Brimson 2. Anthony Don 19. Treymain Spry 4. Young Tonumaipea 5. Corey Thompson 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Mitch Rein 10. Moeaki Fotuaika 3. Beau Fermor 11. Sam Stone 13. Tyrone Peachey 14. Erin Clark 15. Jai Whitbread 16. Jai Arrow 17. Sam Lisone

21 man squad named - Brian Kelly and Jaimin Jolliffe (ankle injuries) are both out. Fermor moves to centre with Hipgrave returning in the back row. Fotuaika comes in for Jolliffe with Whitbread added to the bench.

24 hour warning - Keegan Hipgrave comes back out so Fermor returns to the back row and Treymain Spry is named at centre. Nathan Peats is cut from the reserves.

Late mail - No more changes. Darius Farmer and Tanah Boyd cut.

Brisbane Broncos

1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Herbie Farnworth 5. Richard Kennar 6. Sean O'Sullivan 7. Tom Dearden 8. Rhys Kennedy 9. Issac Luke 10. Payne Haas 11. David Fifita 12. Alex Glenn 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Cory Paix 15. Ben Te'o 16. Xavier Coates 17. Joe Ofahengaue

21 man squad named - Glenn is back in the second row with Te'o dropping to the bench. Ofahengaue returns from suspension on the bench while Xavier Coates also joins the interchange. Ethan Bullemor (reserves) along with Jordan Riki and Jamil Hopoate (suspended) are out.

24 hour warning - Brodie Croft and Pride Petterson-Robait cut.

Late mail - 1-17. Ethan Bullemor and Jesse Arthars drop out.


Sydney Roosters
v Newcastle Knights

Sat September 12 2020, 7:35pm at Sydney Cricket Ground

Referees: Ashley Klein;Sideline Officials: Chris Butler, Chris Sutton;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Beau Scott;
Live on Fox League

Sydney Roosters

1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 13. Isaac Liu 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Sitili Tupouniua 16. Angus Crichton 14. Nat Butcher 15. Lindsay Collins 17. Sonny Bill Williams 19. Mitchell Aubusson

21 man squad named - Jake Friend returns, replacing Freddy Lussick at hooker - he drops to the reserves.

24 hour warning - JWH is out. He's replaced in the front row by Collins, with Mitch Aubusson promoted to the bench. Ryan Hall is omitted.

Late mail - Collins goes back to the bench, with Crichton to start lock and Liu moving to the front row. Freddy Lussick and Poasa Faamausili make way.

Newcastle Knights

1. Tex Hoy 2. Edrick Lee 3. Enari Tuala 4. Gehamat Shibasaki 5. Starford To'a 6. Mason Lino 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. David Klemmer 9. Kurt Mann 15. Daniel Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Aidan Guerra 10. Jacob Saifiti 13. Herman Ese'ese 16. Josh King 18. Sione Mata'utia 21. Chris Randall

21 man squad named - Kalyn Ponga, Mitch Barnett and Hymel Hunt are rested. Edrick Lee returns on the wing, Ese'ese replaces Barnett at lock and Daniel Saifiti joins the bench. Tex Hoy is the new fullback.

24 hour warning - Brodie Jones and Phoenix Crossland drop off the bench - Mata'utia and Randall come in.

Late mail - Ese'ese drops to the bench to allow Daniel Saifiti to start in the front row. Brother Jacob moves to lock. Tautau Moga & Pasami Saulo are cut.


Melbourne Storm
v North Queensland Cowboys

Sun September 13 2020, 4:05pm at Sunshine Coast Stadium

Referees: Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Peter Gough, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Video Referees: Ashley Klein, Henry Perenara;
Live on Nine Network & Fox League

Melbourne Storm

1. Nicholas Hynes 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Brenko Lee 4. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 14. Ryley Jacks 15. Darryn Schonig 18. Tom Eisenhuth 20. Tui Kamikamica

21 man squad named - Ryan Papenhuyzen is out, with Hynes moving to fullback, while Vunivalu returns to replace Isaac Lumelume (bench) on the wing. Asofa-Solomona returns to replace the suspended Christian Welch, while Ryley Jacks replaces Chris Lewis on the pine.

24 hour warning - Sandor Earl and Max King cut.

Late mail - Lumelume and Albert Vete make way, with Eisenhuth and Kamikamica back in the side on the bench.

North Queensland Cowboys

1. Valentine Holmes 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O'Neill 4. Esan Marsters 5. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 6. Scott Drinkwater 7. Jake Clifford 8. Francis Molo 9. Reuben Cotter 10. Jordan McLean 16. Tom Gilbert 12. Mitchell Dunn 13. Josh Mcguire 11. Gavin Cooper 14. Daejarn Asi 15. John Asiata 17. Corey Jensen

21 man squad named - Unchanged 17 with Tom Gilbert benched and Cooper starting back row.

24 hour warning - Shane Wright and Ben Hampton omitted.

Late mail - no omissions, but Gilbert starts with Cooper benched as per last week. Peter Hola & Jake Granville cut.


Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
v Warriors
Sun September 13 2020, 6:30pm at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium

Referees: Matt Cecchin;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sharpe, Dave Munro;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea;
Live on Fox League

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

1. Will Kennedy 2. Sione Katoa 3. Josh Dugan 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Connor Tracey 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Braden Hamlin-Uele 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Briton Nikora 12. Siosifa Talakai 13. Toby Rudolf 14. Teig Wilton 15. Jack Williams 16. Andrew Fifita 17. Royce Hunt

21 man squad named - Johnson returns, replacing the suspended Chad Townsend in the halves. Tracey joins Johnson with Trindall dropping to the reserves. Talakai starts back row for Wade Graham (also suspended). Katoa returns on the wing with Goodwin dropping to the reserves. Fifita joins the bench.

24 hour warning - Bryson Goodwin, Scott Sorensen and Billy Magoulias all come off the reserves list with an NRL exemption allowing Mawene Hiroti to come in.

Late mail - 1-17 with Hiroti and Braydon Trindall cut.

Warriors

1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2. Adam Pompey 3. Hayze Perham 4. Peta Hiku 5. George Jennings 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Chanel Harris-Tavita 8. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 9. Karl Lawton 12. Tohu Harris 10. Isaiah Papali'i 11. Jack Murchie 13. Jazz Tevaga 14. Wayde Egan 15. Adam Blair 16. Daniel Alvaro 17. Lachlan Burr

21 man squad named - Jennings (wing) and Alvaro (bench) return. Beale drops to the reserves along with Josh Curran. Papali'i starts prop with Burr benched.

24 hour warning - Gerard Beale & Tom Ale come out of the squad.

Late mail - 1-17 with Josh Curran and Paul Turner cut.