LeagueUnlimited NRL Teams - 2020 Round 8


It's Teamlist Tuesday for Round 8 of the 2020 NRL Season! At 4pm AEST every Tuesday, the full teams for each NRL round will be posted right here, with squad updates and late mail all round!

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Melbourne Storm v Sydney Roosters
Thu July 2 2020, 7:50pm at Suncorp Stadium

Melbourne Storm
1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Justin Olam 4. Paul Momirovski 5. Josh Addo-Carr 7. Jahrome Hughes 9. Cameron Smith 8. Jesse Bromwich 14. Brandon Smith 10. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane 6. Ryley Jacks 15. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 16. Tom Eisenhuth 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona

21-man squad - Cameron Munster is out for several weeks. Ryley Jacks pairs with Hughes in the halves, while Cooper Johns is among the reserves.

19-man squad - Chris Lewis and Cooper Johns are cut.

Final teamlist - Cameron Smith is moved to halfback. Hughes shifts to five-eighth, Jacks is benched and Brandon Smith will start hooker. Marion Seve and Albert Vete drop out.

Sydney Roosters
1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Angus Crichton 13. Nat Butcher 14. Poasa Faamausili 15. Sitili Tupouniua 16. Mitchell Aubusson 17. Lindsay Collins

21-man squad - Jake Friend returns to starting at hooker with Sam Verrills (ACL) out for the year. Nat Butcher replaces Victor Radley (also ACL) at lock. James Tedesco is back at fullback so Manu moves to centre, Josh Morris (centre) also returns which sees Ryan Hall left out and Mitch Aubusson benched. Poasa Faamausili is back from his month as a Warrior on the bench as well.

19-man squad - Daniel Fifita and Freddy Lussick drop off the reserves.

Final teamlist - 1-17. Ryan Hall and Lachlan Lam drop out.

Match Officials
Referees: Ashley Klein;Sideline Officials: Dave Munro, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea;

Broadcast - Fox League/Kayo Sports, Nine Network/9Now

Canberra Raiders v St George Illawarra Dragons
Fri July 3 2020, 6:00pm at GIO Stadium Canberra

Canberra Raiders
1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Bailey Simonsson 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Michael Oldfield 5. Nick Cotric 6. Jack Wighton 7. George Williams 15. Emre Guler 9. Josh Hodgson 10. Iosia Soliola 11. Hudson Young 12. Elliott Whitehead 16. Ryan Sutton 8. Josh Papali'i 13. Joseph Tapine 14. Curtis Scott 17. Siliva Havili

21-man squad - Bailey Simonsson comes in on te wing with Jordan Rapana out. Curtis Scott is benched with Michael Oldfield to start centre, while Tapine is back and is a direct replacement at lock for injured Corey Horsburgh.

19-man squad - Dunamis Lui and Kai O'Donnell omitted.al 

Final teamlist - Papalii and Tapine are benched - Guler and Sutton come into the starting side. Tom Starling and Matt Frawley drop out.

St George Illawarra Dragons
1. Matthew Dufty 2. Jason Saab 3. Euan Aitken 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Adam Clune 8. Blake Lawrie 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tyrell Fuimaono 13. Trent Merrin 14. Ben Hunt 15. Josh Kerr 16. Korbin Sims 17. Jackson Ford

21-man squad - No changes for the Red V.

19-man squad - Billy Brittain and Tim Lafai cut.

Final teamlist - 1-17 with Eddie Blacker and Tristan Sailor cut.

Match Officials
Referees: Matt Cecchin;Sideline Officials: Henry Perenara, Drew Oultram;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Ben Lowe;

Broadcast - Fox League/Kayo Sports

Parramatta Eels v North Queensland Cowboys
Fri July 3 2020, 7:55pm at Bankwest Stadium

Parramatta Eels
1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Waqa Blake 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Dylan Brown 7. Jai Field 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Marata Niukore 14. Ray Stone 15. David Gower 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Brad Takairangi

21-man squad - Jai Field will make his Eels debut in place of injured Mitch Moses. David Gower replaces Dan Alvaro on the interchange.

19-man squad - Stefano Utoikamanu and Will Smith cut.

Final teamlist - 1-17. Alvaro and George Jennings drop out.

North Queensland Cowboys
19. Valentine Holmes 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Tom Opacic 4. Esan Marsters 5. Justin O'Neill 6. Scott Drinkwater 7. Jake Clifford 8. Josh Mcguire 9. Reece Robson 17. Francis Molo 11. Shane Wright 12. Coen Hess 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Ben Hampton 15. Gavin Cooper 16. Peter Hola 18. Reuben Cotter

21-man squad - Valentine Holmes is listed as a reserve. A small backline change sees Opacic at centre and Justin O'Neill on the wing.

19-man squad - Jordan McLean is out injured. Francis Molo starts up front with Reuben Cotter joining the bench. 2015 premiership hooker Jake Granville is the omitted reserve.

Final teamlist - Holmes starts fullback with Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow cut. Corey Jensen is the last man left out.

Match Officials
Referees: Ben Cummins;Sideline Officials: Tim Alouani-Roby, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie;

Broadcast - Fox League/Kayo Sports, Nine Network/9Now

Gold Coast Titans v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Sat July 4 2020, 3:00pm at Cbus Super Stadium

Gold Coast Titans
21. Tyrone Roberts 1. Corey Thompson 4. Tyrone Peachey 16. Bryce Cartwright 2. Anthony Don 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Mitch Rein 10. Jaimin Jolliffe 12. Keegan Hipgrave 19. Beau Fermor 13. Jai Arrow 14. Tanah Boyd 15. Sam Lisone 17. Jarrod Wallace 18. Erin Clark

21-man squad - Dale Copley is out with Tyrone Peachey to start centre, Bryce Cartwright filling the bench vacancy.

19-man squad - Big shuffles. Phillip Sami and Kevin Proctor are out injured. Thompson moves to the wing with Tyrone Roberts joining the side at fullback and Cartwright into the starting back row.

Final teamlist - Brian Kelly also drops out of the starting backline, with Cartwright moving to centre and Beau Fermor coming into the second row. Erin Clark fills the bench vacancy with Jai Whitbread the omitted reserve.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
1. Matt Moylan 2. Sione Katoa 3. Josh Dugan 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Bryson Goodwin 6. Shaun Johnson 7. Chad Townsend 15. Braden Hamlin-Uele 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Briton Nikora 12. Wade Graham 13. Jack Williams 8. Andrew Fifita 14. Toby Rudolf 16. Siosifa Talakai 17. Royce Hunt

21-man squad - Fifita and Hamlin-Uele swap back.

19-man squad - Nene Macdonald and Will Kennedy cut.

Final teamlist - Hamlin-Uele (prop) and Fifita (now interchange) swap as usual. Scott Sorensen and Connor Tracey cut.

Match Officials
Referees: Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Jon Stone, Liam Kennedy;Video Referees: Steve Clark, Ben Galea;

Broadcast - Fox League/Kayo Sports

Warriors v Brisbane Broncos
Sat July 4 2020, 5:30pm at Central Coast Stadium

3. Peta Hiku 2. David Fusitu'a 22. Gerard Beale 4. Patrick Herbert 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Blake Green 8. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 9. Wayde Egan 13. Adam Blair 11. Jack Murchie 16. Karl Lawton 12. Tohu Harris 10. Agnatius Paasi 14. Chanel Harris-Tavita 15. Jack Hetherington 20. Isaiah Papali'i

21-man squad - Faamausili returns to the Roosters, while Tuivasa-Sheck is subject to a judiciary appearance tonight. Fusitu'a returns on the wing, Herbert moves to the centres and knocks Gerard Beale out of the 17. Wayde Egan (hooker) returns with Lawton benched, Taunoa-Brown and Paasi return to the starting side in the front row, Blair moving to lock and Harris to the second row, Papali'i out of the 17. Jack Hetherington comes across from the Panthers and is straight on the bench.

19-man squad - Roger Tuivasa-Sheck suspended - Hiku moves to fullback with Beale coming into the side at centre. Papali'i joins the bench with Josh Curran the other player omitted.

Final teamlist - No more omissions or inclusions, but Lawton moves to the back row, Blair to prop and Paasi to the bench with Harris lock. King Vuniyayawa and Adam Pompey are cut.

Brisbane Broncos
1. Tesi Niu 2. Jamayne Isaako 3. Herbie Farnworth 4. Darius Boyd 5. Xavier Coates 6. Anthony Milford 7. Brodie Croft 10. Payne Haas 9. Issac Luke 15. Thomas Flegler 11. Alex Glenn 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Tom Dearden 16. Rhys Kennedy 17. Ben Te'o 18. Corey Oates

21-man squad - Oates is dropped. Isaako comes back into the starting side for him on the wing, with Thomas Flegler returning from his suspension on the bench along with Patrick Carrigan at lock. Joe Ofahengaue's suspension creates the space for Carrigan.

19-man squad - Matt Lodge is out injured. Flegler comes in to start at prop, while Cory Paix drops off the reserves list.

Final teamlist - No more changes with Corey Oates that last man on the bench. Richie Kennar and Jamil Hopoate omitted.

Match Officials
Referees: Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Todd Smith, Gavin Badger;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie;

Broadcast - Fox League/Kayo Sports

Wests Tigers v Penrith Panthers
Sat July 4 2020, 7:35pm at Bankwest Stadium

Wests Tigers
1. Adam Doueihi 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Joseph Leilua 4. Moses Mbye 5. Tommy Talau 6. Josh Reynolds 7. Luke Brooks 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Harry Grant 10. Oliver Clark 11. Luke Garner 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Matt Eisenhuth 14. Elijah Taylor 15. Thomas Mikaele 16. Sam McIntyre 17. Michael Chee-Kam

21-man squad - No changes to the 17, with Russell Packer on the reserves after serving his suspension.

19-man squad - Packer and Billy Walters are cut.

Final teamlist - 1-17 with Benji Marshall and Chris Lawrence cut.

Penrith Panthers
1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 19. 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 15. Zane Tetevano 16. Moses Leota 17. Billy Burns 21. Tyrone May

21-man squad - Josh Mansour (wing) replaces Brent Naden, who drops to the reserves.

19-man squad - Mitch Kenny and Spencer Leniu omitted.

Final teamlist - Dean Whare (toe) is out injured with Naden replacing him at centre, while Matt Burton drops off the bench for Tyrone May.

Match Officials
Referees: Adam Gee;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Kasey Badger;Video Referees: Steve Chiddy, Beau Scott;

Broadcast - Fox League/Kayo Sports

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Newcastle Knights
Sun July 5 2020, 4:05pm at Lottoland

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
1. Reuben Garrick 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Brad Parker 4. Moses Suli 5. Tevita Funa 6. Lachlan Croker 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Danny Levi 10. Martin Taupau 11. Joel Thompson 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Cade Cust 15. Jack Gosiewski 16. Sean Keppie 17. Taniela Paseka

21-man squad - Moses Suli replaces Brendan Elliot who drops to the reserves. Reuben Garrick is named at fullback. Taupau starts with Keppie benched.

19-man squad - Abbas Miski and Haumole Olakau'atu cut.

Final teamlist - 1-17. Morgan Boyle and Elliot are the final omissions.

Newcastle Knights
1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Edrick Lee 3. Enari Tuala 4. Bradman Best 5. Hymel Hunt 6. Kurt Mann 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. David Klemmer 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Sione Mata'utia 13. Herman Ese'ese 14. Tex Hoy 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Aidan Guerra 17. Pasami Saulo

21-man squad - Bradman Best returns after last week's COVID-snafu. Shibasaki is out of the squad. Ese'ese returns to starting lock with Glasby not passing HIA protocols. Pasami Saulo joins the interchange.

19-man squad - Phoenix Crossland and Josh King cut.

Final teamlist - 1-17. Tautau Moga and Brodie Jones miss out.

Match Officials
Referees: Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Dave Munro, Belinda Sharpe;Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Bryan Norrie;

Broadcast - Fox League/Kayo Sports, Nine Network/9Now

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v South Sydney Rabbitohs
Sun July 5 2020, 6:30pm at Bankwest Stadium

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
1. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 2. Nick Meaney 3. Reimis Smith 4. Marcelo Montoya 5. Christian Crichton 6. Kieran Foran 7. Brandon Wakeham 8. Aiden Tolman 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Dylan Napa 11. Josh Jackson 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Adam Elliott 14. Kerrod Holland 15. Dean Britt 16. Renouf To'omaga 17. Sauaso Sue

21-man squad - Injured pair Will Hopoate and Jake Averillo are out of the squad. Meaney returns on the wing with Christian Crichton on the other, while Marcelo Montoya returns from injury to replace Kerrod Holland at centre, the latter being benched. Cogger is demoted to the reserves - also among which you'll find former St Helens prop Luke Thompson after his fortnight in quarantine.

19-man squad - Thompson and Sione Katoa are cut.

Final teamlist - 1-17. Jack Cogger and Ofahiki Ogden drop off.

South Sydney Rabbitohs
1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Dane Gagai 3. Campbell Graham 4. James Roberts 5. Alex Johnston 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Jaydn Su'A 12. Ethan Lowe 13. Cameron Murray 14. Liam Knight 16. Hame Sele 17. Braidon Burns 19. Patrick Mago

21-man squad - James Roberts starts centre with Braidon Burns benched.

19-man squad - Mark Nicholls & Troy Dargan cut.

Final teamlist - Bayley Sironen makes way for Patrick Mago on the interchange, while Corey Allan is the omitted reserve.

Match Officials
Referees: Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Matt Noyen, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Video Referees: Steve Clark, Ben Galea;

Broadcast - Fox League/Kayo Sports