NRL TEAMS - 2022 Round 16


NRL premiership teamlists and officials for this weekend drop right here Tuesday 4pm AEST. Stay tuned across the weekend as the squads are updated and late mail is confirmed.

What happens each week:
1. Tuesday afternoon - match officials confirmed
2. Tuesday 4pm AEST - 24-player teamlists announced
3. 24 hours before kickoff in each match - squads reduced to 19 players
4. One hour before kickoff in each match - final teamlist of 17 players (plus 18th player) confirmed

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

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Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Melbourne Storm
Thu June 30 2022, 7:50pm
at 4 Pines Park, Brookvale
Cammeraygal land

Referees: Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Darian Furner, Liam Kennedy;Video Referees: Adam Gee;
TV: Nine Network, Fox Sports

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

Teamlist1. Reuben Garrick 2. Jason Saab 3. Morgan Harper 4. Tolutau Koula 5. Christian Tuipulotu 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Sean Keppie 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Toafofoa Sipley 11. Haumole Olakau'atu 12. Andrew Davey 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Dylan Walker 15. Josh Schuster 16. Martin Taupau 17. Taniela Paseka 18. Ben Trbojevic
ChangesJosh Aloiai (concussion) is out after being concussed for Samoa on Saturday. Keppie starts prop and Paseka joins the bench. Jake Trbojevic and captain Daly Cherry-Evans are named after fronting up in Origin II, along with the remainder of Manly's international representative contigent.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Ethan Bullemor 21. Jorge Taufua 22. Kaeo Weekes
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Kurt De Luis
1-17 with Ben Trbojevic as 18th player.

Melbourne Storm

Teamlist19. Ryan Papenhuyzen 1. Nick Meaney 3. Marion Seve 4. Justin Olam 5. Grant Anderson 14. Jayden Nikorima 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Harry Grant 15. Tui Kamikamica 11. Chris Lewis 12. Kenny Bromwich 13. Brandon Smith 2. Dean Ieremia 10. Josh King 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 18. Alec MacDonald 20. Tyran Wishart
ChangesMunster has been named despite doubt over his shoulder injury sustained in Origin II. Papenhuyzen is named as a reserve for what may end up a straight swap by Thursday night. Felise Kaufusi (compassionate leave) is out, with Lewis to start, and Nikorima joining the interchange. Melbourne's international and state reps are otherwise all named to play.
24H WarningOmitted players: 6. Cameron Munster 16. Tom Eisenhuth 22. Bronson Garlick
Papenhuyzen (fullback) and Jordan Grant (bench) come into the lineup with Nick Meaney shifting to partner Hughes in the halves.
Late MailOmitted player: 21. Jordan Grant
Grant makes way for MacDonald on the bench. Meaney shifts to wing, Ieremia bench and Nikorima starts five-eighth. King is benched with Kamikamica to start prop.

Newcastle Knights v Gold Coast Titans
Fri July 1 2022, 6:00pm
at McDonald Jones Stadium, New Lambton
Awabakal land

Referees: Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Jon Stone;Video Referees: Matt Noyen;
TV: Fox Sports

Newcastle Knights

Teamlist1. Tex Hoy 2. Edrick Lee 3. Dane Gagai 4. Enari Tuala 5. Dominic Young 6. Anthony Milford 7. Adam Clune 8. David Klemmer 9. Chris Randall 22. Daniel Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Mitchell Barnett 13. Kurt Mann 10. Jacob Saifiti 14. Simi Sasagi 15. Leo Thompson 16. Mathew Croker 19. Lachlan Fitzgibbon
ChangesKalyn Ponga (concussion) is out following Sunday's head knock in Origin II. Tex Hoy plays fullback, Daniel Saifiti and Bradman Best are listed in the reserves.
24H WarningOmitted players: 17. Pasami Saulo 20. Bradman Best 21. Hymel Hunt
Saulo makes way for Daniel Saifiti who is named on the bench.
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Jake Clifford
Daniel replaces brother Jacob at prop, the latter reverting to the interchange. Fitzgibbon is 18th player.

Gold Coast Titans

Teamlist1. AJ Brimson 2. Greg Marzhew 3. Brian Kelly 4. Patrick Herbert 5. Jamayne Isaako 6. Paul Turner 7. Toby Sexton 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Erin Clark 10. Isaac Liu 11. Sam McIntyre 12. Beau Fermor 13. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 14. Tanah Boyd 15. Moeaki Fotuaika 17. David Fifita 19. Herman Ese'ese 18. Corey Thompson
ChangesDavid Fifita returns from injury via the bench, with Proctor and Thompson named as reserves and an outside chance at returning from their injuries. Fa'asuamaleaui and Fotuaika are named to back up from their respective representative duties.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Aaron Booth 21. Kevin Proctor 22. Sosefo Fifita
Late MailOmitted player: 16. Jaimin Jolliffe
Ese'ese gets the nod over Jolliffe on the bench, with Thompson 18th player.

Penrith Panthers v Sydney Roosters
Fri July 1 2022, 7:55pm
at BlueBet Stadium, Penrith
Dharug land

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Wyatt Raymond, Kasey Badger;Video Referees: Ashley Klein;
TV: Nine Network, Fox Sports

Penrith Panthers

Teamlist1. Dylan Edwards 2. Taylan May 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 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. Mitch Kenny 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Spencer Leniu 17. Jaeman Salmon 21. Sunia Turuva
ChangesAll of Penrith's rep players are named, with backups for most in the reserves list if needed.
24H WarningOmitted players: 18. Robert Jennings 20. Chris Smith 22. Sean O'Sullivan
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Matt Eisenhuth
1-17 with Turuva as 18th player.

Sydney Roosters

Teamlist1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Billy Smith 12. Sitili Tupouniua 5. Joseph Suaalii 4. Joseph Manu 7. Sam Walker 8. Lindsay Collins 6. Drew Hutchison 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Angus Crichton 16. Nat Butcher 13. Victor Radley 9. Sam Verrills 14. Connor Watson 15. Egan Butcher 19. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 20. Adam Keighran
ChangesLuke Keary's concussion issues continue, so Sam Walker shifts to half and Drew Hutchison is named five-eighth. Radley returns from injury at lock, Nat Butcher dropping to the bench and Suluka-Fifita pushing to the reserves. The remainder of the Tricolours' rep stars are named.
24H WarningOmitted players: 17. Fletcher Baker 21. Terrell May 22. Lachlan Lam
Suluka-Fifita moves onto the bench in place of Baker.
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Paul Momirovski
Joey Manu moves to five-eighth which shifts four other players around: Hutchison to hooker, Verrills to the interchange, Nat Butcher to back row and Tupouniua to centre. The 18th player is Keighran.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Sat July 2 2022, 3:00pm
at CommBank Stadium, Parramatta
Burramattagal land

Referees: Ashley Klein;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Keiren Irons;Video Referees: Gerard Sutton;
TV: Fox Sports

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

Teamlist1. Jake Averillo 2. Jacob Kiraz 3. Aaron Schoupp 19. Declan Casey 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Max King 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Josh Jackson 15. Corey Waddell 13. Tevita Pangai Junior 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 14. Zach Dockar-Clay 16. Joe Stimson 17. Kurtis Morrin 21. Jayden Tanner
ChangesNo changes here, with Canterbury's latest debutant Kurt Morrin cleared to play his second NRL game this Saturday. Canterbury are seeking three straight wins for the first time since August 2019.
24H WarningOmitted players: 4. Corey Allan 20. Bailey Biondi-Odo 24. Jackson Topine
Allan is out injured which will see Declan Casey debut for the blue-and-whites in the centres.
Late MailOmitted player: 22. Harrison Edwards
Waddell starts back row with Faitala-Mariner benched; Tanner 18th player.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

Teamlist1. Will Kennedy 2. Sione Katoa 3. Jesse Ramien 4. Siosifa Talakai 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Matt Moylan 7. Nicho Hynes 8. Toby Rudolf 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Royce Hunt 11. Briton Nikora 12. Wade Graham 15. Dale Finucane 13. Cameron McInnes 14. Aiden Tolman 16. Teig Wilton 17. Andrew Fifita 18. Connor Tracey
ChangesNo changes from the Titans win a fortnight ago, rep players named in place.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Braydon Trindall 20. Kade Dykes 22. Lachlan Miller
Late MailOmitted player: 21. Jesse Colquhoun
McInnes is benched with Finucane starting lock. Tracey 18th player.

North Queensland Cowboys v Brisbane Broncos
Sat July 2 2022, 5:30pm
at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville
Wulgurukaba land

Referees: Adam Gee;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sharpe, Michael Wise;Video Referees: Grant Atkins;
TV: Fox Sports

North Queensland Cowboys

Teamlist1. Scott Drinkwater 22. Kyle Feldt 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Peta Hiku 5. Murray Taulagi 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 8. Jordan McLean 9. Reece Robson 10. Coen Hess 11. Tom Gilbert 12. Jeremiah Nanai 13. Jason Taumalolo 2. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 15. Luciano Leilua 16. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 17. Griffin Neame 14. Jake Granville
ChangesLuciano Leilua is named for his club debut on the bench - also his 100th NRL game. North Queensland's representative contingent are named, while Tom Gilbert returns from injury pushing Connelly Lemuelu out of the squad and Taunoa-Brown back to the bench. Elliot is also out of the 17.
24H WarningOmitted players: 18. Ben Condon 20. Kane Bradley 21. Iosefo Baleiwairiki
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Brendan Elliot
Feldt comes into the side, returning on the wing. Tabuai-Fidow drops to the bench and Granville is demoted to 18th player.

Brisbane Broncos

Teamlist1. Te Maire Martin 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Brenko Lee 5. Selwyn Cobbo 6. Ezra Mam 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Corey Jensen 9. Billy Walters 10. Payne Haas 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Jake Turpin 15. Kobe Hetherington 16. Thomas Flegler 17. Keenan Palasia 18. Jordan Pereira
ChangesReynolds returns in the halves, with Brisbane's other rep players named to return as well. There remains doubt around Payne Haas (ankle) following Origin II.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Tyson Gamble 21. Delouise Hoeter 22. Rhys Kennedy
Late MailOmitted player: 19. TC Robati
1-17, with Pereira 18th player.

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Parramatta Eels
Sat July 2 2022, 7:35pm
at Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park
Wann-gal land

Referees: Ben Cummins;Sideline Officials: Drew Oultram, Todd Smith;Video Referees: Chris Butler;
TV: Fox Sports

South Sydney Rabbitohs

Teamlist1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 19. Isaiah Tass 4. Campbell Graham 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Cody Walker 7. Lachlan Ilias 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 17. Hame Sele 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jai Arrow 13. Cameron Murray 10. Mark Nicholls 14. Kodi Nikorima 15. Thomas Burgess 16. Siliva Havili 3. Taane Milne
ChangesLatrell returns at fullback, Nikorima is benched and Taaffe drops to reserves. Nicholls named prop with Burgess benched. Rep players all named.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Liam Knight 21. Ben Lovett 22. Davvy Moale
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Blake Taaffe
Demetriou makes some late switches. Milne is 18th player with Tass starting centre. Nicholls benched with Sele starting prop.

Parramatta Eels

Teamlist1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Viliami Penisini 4. Waqa Blake 5. Bailey Simonsson 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Isaiah Papali'i 15. Marata Niukore 14. Makahesi Makatoa 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Ky Rodwell 18. Tom Opacic 19. Jakob Arthur
ChangesNo changes with all rep players named.
24H WarningOmitted players: 13. Ryan Matterson 20. Nathan Brown 22. Hayze Perham
Matto's omission brings Niukore into the starting lineup at lock, with Opacic joining the bench.
Late MailOmitted player: 21. Bryce Cartwright
Arthur is 18th player.

Warriors v Wests Tigers
Sun July 3 2022, 2:00pm
at Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose

Referees: Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Nick Pelgrave, Tyson Brough;Video Referees: Kasey Badger;
TV: Fox Sports, Sky Sport NZ


Teamlist14. Chanel Harris-Tavita 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Jesse Arthars 18. Adam Pompey 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Ronald Volkman 7. Shaun Johnson 20. Aaron Pene 9. Wayde Egan 10. Jazz Tevaga 4. Euan Aitken 13. Josh Curran 12. Tohu Harris 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 15. Bunty Afoa 17. Bayley Sironen 22. Freddy Lussick 16. Eliesa Katoa
ChangesThe Warriors return home with just one change, Adam Pompey dropping to reserves and Euan Aitken shifting into the centres in Bunty Afoa's 100th appearance. Just two players remain in the team from the last Mt Smart match on 30 August 2019 - Tevaga and Harris-Tavita. If Pompey returns to the 17, that tally rises to three.
24H WarningOmitted players: 1. Reece Walsh 11. Jack Murchie 23. Daejarn Asi
Walsh and Murchie miss the homecoming. CHT moves to fullback, Pene joins the bench to cover Waslh; Aitken to second row, Pompey back in at centre to cover Murchie.
Late MailOmitted player: 21. Rocco Berry
Jones has shuffled the decks for this homecoming game some more - AFB drops to the bench with Pene starting prop, and Curran switches with Harris in the back row. Lussick fits into the remaining bench spot, Katoa drops to 18th player.

Wests Tigers

Teamlist1. Daine Laurie 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Starford To'a 4. James Roberts 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Luke Brooks 7. Jackson Hastings 16. Alex Seyfarth 9. Fa'amanu Brown 10. Zane Musgrove 11. Luke Garner 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Joe Ofahengaue 14. Stefano Utoikamanu 15. Adam Doueihi 17. Fonua Pole 20. Austin Dias 21. Jacob Liddle
ChangesThe first club to travel overseas for an NRL game since August 2019 includes James Roberts (centre) and Stefano Utoikamanu (bench) for the first time in several weeks. Liddle and Kepaoa drop to the reserves and Alex Twal (concussion) is out. Nu Brown starts hooker, and Fonua Pole is named to debut on the interchange. All rep players are named.
24H WarningOmitted players: 8. James Tamou 19. Junior Tupou 22. Justin Matamua
Tamou's injury sees Seyfarth move into the pack with Dias to debut on the bench alongside fellow debutant Pole.
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Junior Tupou
Liddle is 18th player.

St George Illawarra Dragons v Canberra Raiders
Sun July 3 2022, 4:05pm
at WIN Stadium, Wollongong
Dharawal land

Referees: Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Jon Stone, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski;Video Referees: Grant Atkins;
TV: Nine Network, Fox Sports

St George Illawarra Dragons

Teamlist1. Cody Ramsey 2. Mathew Feagai 3. Moses Suli 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Talatau Amone 7. Ben Hunt 8. Jack de Belin 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Blake Lawrie 11. Jack Bird 12. Jaydn Su'A 13. Tariq Sims 14. Moses Mbye 15. Francis Molo 16. Aaron Woods 17. Michael Molo 21. Jaiyden Hunt
ChangesRep players all named with Ben Hunt (leg) in a bit of doubt - watch this space. Unchanged 17 from Round 15.
24H WarningOmitted players: 18. Josh Kerr 19. Tautau Moga 22. Billy Burns
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Jayden Sullivan
1-17. Jaiyden Hunt 18th.

Canberra Raiders

Teamlist1. Xavier Savage 2. Nick Cotric 3. Matthew Timoko 4. Sebastian Kris 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Jack Wighton 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Zac Woolford 10. Joseph Tapine 11. Hudson Young 12. Elliott Whitehead 15. Ryan Sutton 13. Adam Elliott 14. Tom Starling 16. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 17. Corey Horsburgh 20. Trey Mooney
ChangesJack Wighton (COVID) returns after missing the last fortnight's action. Frawley drops out of the 17. Schiller is out altogether, making way for Nicoll-Klokstad's injury return on the bench. Canberra's rep players are named.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Corey Harawira-Naera 21. Semi Valemei 22. Adrian Trevilyan
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Matt Frawley
Elliott drops to the bench with Sutton starting lock. Mooney 18th.