NRL TEAMS for MAGIC ROUND - 2021 Round 10


The full 21-man squads for this round of the NRL, dropping live Tuesday 4pm together with match official appointments. Bookmark the article and come back for squad updates and late mail!

Tuesday around 3pm, the Warriors team drops; then at 4pm the remaining 15 lineups. 24 hours from kickoff squads are reduced to 19 men, then an hour before kickoff late mail shows the final 17 man squads and who takes the bench spot as 18th man.

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

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Wests Tigers v Newcastle Knights
Fri May 14 2021, 6:00pm at Suncorp Stadium

Wests Tigers

1. Daine Laurie 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Adam Doueihi 4. Joseph Leilua 5. Tommy Talau 6. Moses Mbye 7. Luke Brooks 8. James Tamou 9. Jacob Liddle 10. Alex Twal 11. Luke Garner 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Joe Ofahengaue 14. Jock Madden 15. Shawn Blore 16. Alex Seyfarth 17. Thomas Mikaele 18. Michael Chee-Kam

Changes from last round - a backline switch-up sees Doueihi move to centre, Mbye five-eighth and Liddle coming in at half. Jake Simpkin is out along with Stefano Utoikamanu (both reserves). Blore and Madden come onto the bench, while Talau replaces Cini in the backline.

Squad update - Tom Amone (19) and Simpkin (21) cut.

Late mail - 1-17. Chee-Kam is 18th man, with Stefano Utoikamanu (20) cut.

Newcastle Knights

20. Tex Hoy 2. Starford To'a 3. Enari Tuala 4. Bradman Best 18. Hymel Hunt 6. Kurt Mann 7. Phoenix Crossland 8. David Klemmer 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Connor Watson 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Sauaso Sue 17. Brodie Jones 19. Josh King

Changes from last round - no changes, although Hymel Hunt is named on the extended bench.

Squad update - Hoy moves to fullback for the omitted Kalyn Ponga (1), who's injured. Simi Sasagi (21) is the omitted reserve.

Late mail - Hunt returns on the wing, with Brayden Musgrove (5) dropping out. Josh King (19) is 18th man.

Referees: Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Keiren Irons;Video Referees: Ashley Klein;

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Brisbane Broncos
Fri May 14 2021, 8:05pm at Suncorp Stadium

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Jason Saab 3. Brad Parker 4. Morgan Harper 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Taniela Paseka 9. Lachlan Croker 16. Sean Keppie 11. Haumole Olakau'atu 12. Josh Schuster 13. Jake Trbojevic 10. Martin Taupau 14. Cade Cust 15. Moses Suli 17. Toafofoa Sipley 18. Zac Saddler

Changes from last round - Taupau returns up front, with Keppie dropping back to the bench and Saddler out of the 17.

Squad update - Christian Tuipulotu (20) and Ben Trbojevic (21) omitted.

Late mail - Keppie starts with Taupau benched. Saddler is 18th man with Tevita Funa (19) dropping out.

Brisbane Broncos

1. Jamayne Isaako 2. Xavier Coates 3. Herbie Farnworth 4. Jesse Arthars 5. Corey Oates 6. Anthony Milford 7. Tyson Gamble 8. Matthew Lodge 9. Jake Turpin 10. Payne Haas 11. Jordan Riki 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Thomas Flegler 14. Danny Levi 15. John Asiata 16. Ethan Bullemor 17. Rhys Kennedy 18. Keenan Palasia

Changes from last round - Flegler replaces the season-injured Patty Carrigan at lock. Asiata replaces Flegler on the bench. Jake Turpin is captain in Carrigan's absence.

Squad update - Tesi Niu (20) and Brendan Piakura (21) drop out.

Late mail - 1-17. Keenan Palasia is 18th man with David Mead (19) making way.

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Liam Kennedy, Wyatt Raymond;Video Referees: Henry Perenara;

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Canberra Raiders
Sat May 15 2021, 3:00pm at Suncorp Stadium

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

1. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 2. Nick Cotric 3. Will Hopoate 4. Nick Meaney 5. Tuipulotu Katoa 6. Brandon Wakeham 7. Jake Averillo 16. Ava Seumanufagai 9. Sione Katoa 10. Luke Thompson 11. Adam Elliott 12. Chris Smith 13. Renouf Atoni 14. Bradley Deitz 15. Corey Waddell 17. Matt Doorey 23. Ofahiki Ogden 20. Joe Stimson

Changes from last round - Kyle Flanagan is out of the 17, Jake Averillo is halfback with Wakeham joining him in the five-eighth role. Corey Allan (AC joint) is out with Meaney moving to centre for him, and Tui Katoa returning to the starting side on the wing. Napa returns at prop with Seumanufagai dropping to the bench. Atoni starts lock, Waddell is benched; meanwhile on the bench Matt Doorey replaces Ofahiki Ogden.

Squad update - Dylan Napa (8) is not cleared to play. Seumanufagai moves into the front row. Flanagan (19) drops from the reserves.

Late mail - Ogden fills the bench spot, with Stimson 18th man and Aaron Schoupp (21) dropping out.

Canberra Raiders

1. Caleb Aekins 2. Bailey Simonsson 3. Sebastian Kris 4. Curtis Scott 5. Semi Valemi 6. Jack Wighton 7. George Williams 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Tom Starling 10. Emre Guler 11. Corey Harawira-Naera 12. Elliott Whitehead 15. Dunamis Lui 13. Hudson Young 14. Josh Hodgson 16. Corey Horsburgh 17. Ryan James 19. Matthew Timoko

Changes from last round - Jordan Rapana, Ryan Sutton and Joseph Tapine are all out. Valemei replaces Rapana on the wing, Young starts for Sutton at lock. Hodgson returns on the bench as do Lui and James. Siliva Havili drops to reserves.

Squad update - Siliva Havili (20) and Harry Rushton (21) cut.

Late mail - A small change with Lui starting at lock, Young dropping to the bench. Timoko is 18th man while Sam Williams (18) drops out.

Referees: Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Todd Smith, Tyson Brough;Video Referees: Matt Noyen;

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v South Sydney Rabbitohs
Sat May 15 2021, 5:30pm at Suncorp Stadium

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

1. Will Kennedy 2. Mawene Hiroti 3. Josh Dugan 4. Will Chambers 5. Connor Tracey 14. Matt Moylan 7. Chad Townsend 8. Aiden Tolman 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Briton Nikora 12. Wade Graham 13. Toby Rudolf 15. Teig Wilton 16. Jack Williams 17. Andrew Fifita 18. Braydon Trindall 19. Billy Magoulias

Changes from last round - Dugan replaces the injured Jesse Ramien in the centres, while Andrew Fifita returns on the bench, displacing Billy Magoulias.

Squad update - Shaun Johnson (6) is out injured, replaced at five-eighth by Matt Moylan. Braydon Trindall joins the bench with Jenson Taumoepeau (21) cut.

Late mail - No further changes. Magoulias is 18th man with Franklin Pele (20) cut.

South Sydney Rabbitohs

1. Cody Walker 2. Alex Johnston 3. Dane Gagai 4. Braidon Burns 5. Taane Milne 6. Benji Marshall 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Burgess 9. Damien Cook 10. Tevita Tatola 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jaydn Su'A 13. Liam Knight 14. Mark Nicholls 15. Hame Sele 16. Jed Cartwright 17. Jai Arrow 19. Patrick Mago

Changes from last round - Adam Reynolds is already back, with Marshall moving to five-eighth and Hawkins out of the 17. Steven Marsters is also out of the 17 with Gagai moving to centre and Taane Milne named on the wing. Jai Arrow is benched, Liam Knight starting in his place at lock, with Hame Sele on the bench ahead of Patrick Mago.

Squad update - Marsters (21) and Troy Dargan (18) are cut.

Late mail - 1-17, Patrick Mago 18th man and Dean Hawkins (20) cut.

Referees: Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Darian Furner;Video Referees: Alan Shortall;

Sydney Roosters v North Queensland Cowboys
Sat May 15 2021, 7:45pm at Suncorp Stadium

Sydney Roosters

1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Matt Ikuvalu 6. Lachlan Lam 7. Sam Walker 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Ben Marschke 10. Isaac Liu 11. Angus Crichton 12. Sitili Tupouniua 13. Victor Radley 14. Adam Keighran 15. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 16. Nat Butcher 17. Siosiua Taukeiaho 21. Joseph Suaalii

Changes from last round - Lam returns from injury in the halves with Drew Hutchison out of the side with that rib issue. Tupouniua returns in the back row, Butcher dropping to the bench and last week's debutant Hau Tapuha out of the 17. 

Squad update - Tukupu Hau Tapuha (18) and Naufahu Whyte (19) cut.

Late mail - 1-17, Suaalii is 18th man with Egan Butcher (20) dropping out.

North Queensland Cowboys

1. Valentine Holmes 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Javid Bowen 4. Connelly Lemuelu 5. Murray Taulagi 6. Scott Drinkwater 7. Jake Clifford 8. Coen Hess 9. Reece Robson 10. Jordan McLean 11. Shane Wright 12. Mitchell Dunn 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Jake Granville 15. Lachlan Burr 16. Francis Molo 20. Tom Gilbert 17. Ben Condon

Changes from last round - no changes to this 17.

Squad update - Corey Jensen (18) and Kane Bradley (21) cut.

Late mail - Tom Gilbert replaces Ben Condon on the bench, with the latter to fill in as 18th man. Daejarn Asi (19) drops off.

Referees: Ben Cummins;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sharpe, David Munro;Video Referees: Henry Perenara;

Warriors v Parramatta Eels
Sun May 16 2021, 1:50pm at Suncorp Stadium


1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 4. Rocco Berry 22. Euan Aitken 3. Adam Pompey 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Chanel Harris-Tavita 8. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 9. Wayde Egan 14. Jazz Tevaga 12. Ben Murdoch-Masila 18. Bayley Sironen 13. Tohu Harris 11. Josh Curran 15. Leeson Ah Mau 16. Bunty Afoa 17. Reece Walsh 20. Jack Murchie

Changes from last round - Ben Murdoch-Masila returns with Bayley Sironen dropping to the reserves. Aitken remains in the reserves as he nears a return from injury.

Squad update - Aitken is in. The centre returns at the expense of Edward Kosi (2), and Berry moves to the wing. Eliesa Katoa (21) drops out.

Late mail - Kane Evans (10) is out as well. Tevaga comes in at prop, Curran drops to the bench and Sironen gets the nod at second row. Murchie is 18th man.

Parramatta Eels

1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Tom Opacic 4. Waqa Blake 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Jakob Arthur 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Isaiah Papali'i 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Nathan Brown 14. Oregon Kaufusi 15. Shaun Lane 16. Ray Stone 17. Bryce Cartwright 19. Keegan Hipgrave

Changes from last round - Dylan Brown and Marata Niukore's suspensions cause a headache with Brad Arthur's son Jakob named at five-eighth subject to NRL biosecurity protocols. Ray Stone (interchange), Joey Lussick and Jordan Rankin (both reserves) are all subject to the same concerns. Waqa Blake is in the centres replacing Niukore, while Stone is on the bench replacing Haze Dunster who drops to reserves.

Squad update - Joey Lussick (19) and Jordan Rankin (21) are cut.

Late mail - 1-17. Haze Dunster (20) drops out with Hipgrave 18th man.

Referees: Ashley Klein;Sideline Officials: Jon Stone, Kasey Badger;Video Referees: Chris Butler;

Melbourne Storm v St George Illawarra Dragons
Sun May 16 2021, 4:05pm at Suncorp Stadium

Melbourne Storm

19. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. George Jennings 3. Reimis Smith 4. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-Carr 1. Nicholas Hynes 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 14. Tyson Smoothy 10. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 9. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane 6. Ryley Jacks 12. Tui Kamikamica 16. Tom Eisenhuth 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 21. Dean Ieremia

Changes from last round - Brandon Smith (suspension), Harry Grant and Cameron Munster (injuries) are all out. Ryley Jacks pairs with Hughes in the halves. Kenny Bromwich moves from second-row to hooker, Kamikamica to second row and Finucane starts lock. Smoothy and Eisenhuth join the interchange.

Squad update - Aaron Pene (18) and Trent Loiero (20) drop out. Papenhuyzen - named in the reserves - appears likely to play. Expect Hynes to drop to the bench and Smoothy to drop out of the 17.

Late mail - Papenhuyzen is back in as expected. Nicho Hynes moves to five-eighth and Tyson Smoothy will start at hooker. Ryley Jacks moves to the bench with Asofa-Solomona, Eisenhuth and Kamikamica. Dean Ieremia is 18th man, Chris Lewis (15) missing out.

St George Illawarra Dragons

1. Matthew Dufty 2. Cody Ramsey 3. Jack Bird 4. Tyrell Fuimaono 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Ben Hunt 8. Blake Lawrie 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Josh Kerr 12. Tariq Sims 13. Josh Mcguire 14. Max Feagai 14. Poasa Faamausili 15. Billy Burns 16. Daniel Alvaro 17. Kaide Ellis

Changes from last round - Ravalawa is back from suspension with last week's debutant Mathew Feagai drops out. Faamausili replaces Junior Amone on the bench.

Squad update - Jackson Ford (18) and Adam Clune (21) cut.

Late mail - Ramsey comes back on the wing, Max Feagai drops to the bench with Ellis demoted to 18th man. Junior Amone (19) drops out.

Referees: Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Drew Oultram;Video Referees: Alan Shortall;

Gold Coast Titans v Penrith Panthers
Sun May 16 2021, 6:25pm at Suncorp Stadium

Gold Coast Titans

1. Alexander Brimson 2. Anthony Don 3. Brian Kelly 17. Esan Marsters 5. Phillip Sami 6. Tanah Boyd 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Mitch Rein 10. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 11. Kevin Proctor 4. Beau Fermor 13. Tyrone Peachey 14. Moeaki Fotuaika 15. Herman Ese'ese 16. Jaimin Jolliffe 18. Sam McIntyre 20. Sam Stone

Changes from last round - no changes to the 17 with David Fifita facing the judiciary tonight.

Squad updates - Fifita's suspension means Marsters moves to the centres, Fermor to second row and McInture joins the bench. Erin Clark (19) drops out.

Late mail - no further changes. Stone is 18th man with Jayden Campbell (21) omitted.

Penrith Panthers

1. Dylan Edwards 2. Charlie Staines 3. Stephen Crichton 4. Matt Burton 5. Brian To'o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Tyrone May 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Matthew Eisenhuth 17. J'maine Hopgood 18. Paul Momirovski

Changes from last round - Kurt Capewell is out of the side after a failed HIA. Liam Martin is in the second row with Hopgood to debut on the bench. Momirovski doesn't return to the 17 despite being available after a multi-week suspension, he's listed as a reserve.

Squad update - Spencer Leniu (19) and Robert Jennings (20) drop out.

Late mail - 1-17. Momirovski 18th man, Mitch Kenny (21) drops off.

Referees: Adam Gee;Sideline Officials: Matt Noyen, Wyatt Raymond;Video Referees: Henry Perenara;