NRL TEAMS - 2022 Round 20

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NRL teamlists drop right here at 4pm AEST together with match official appointments - then bookmark the article and check back all weekend as squads are updated (particularly post Origin!) and late mail is confirmed.

What happens each week:

1. Tuesday afternoon - match officials confirmed
2. Tuesday 3pm AEST (5pm NZST) - Warriors team named
3. Tuesday 4pm AEST - 24-player teamlists announced
4. 24 hours before kickoff in each match - squads reduced to 19 players
5. One hour before kickoff in each match - final teamlist of 17 players (plus 18th player) confirmed

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

Broadcast: All matches are live on Fox League (502) and Kayo Sports. Matches broadcast on Channel 9 (check guides) are:

  • Manly v Sydney (Thu 7:50pm)
  • Parramatta v Penrith (Fri 7:55pm)
  • St Geo Illa v North Qld (Sun 4:05pm).

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

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Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Sydney Roosters
Thu July 28 2022, 7:50pm
at 4 Pines Park, Brookvale
Lands of the Cammeraygal people

Referees: Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Chris Sutton, David Munro;Video Referees: Gerard Sutton;

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

1. Reuben Garrick 2. Pio Seci 3. Morgan Harper 4. Dylan Walker 5. Alfred Smalley 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Taniela Paseka 9. Lachlan Croker 16. Martin Taupau 11. Ethan Bullemor 12. Andrew Davey 13. Jake Trbojevic 10. Kurt De Luis 14. James Segeyaro 17. Morgan Boyle 18. Zac Fulton 19. Kaeo Weekes

ChangesJason Saab, Christian Tuipulotu, Tolutau Koula, Josh Aloiai, Haumole Olakau'atu, Toafofoa Sipley and Josh Schuster out. Seci and Smalley debut on the wing, De Luis starts prop, Bullemor second row. Jake Trbojevic, Croker and Davey return from COVID layoffs while James Segeyaro returns to the NRL after many years to complete the changes.
24H WarningOmitted player: 15. Sean Keppie
Keppie fails to overcome injury, with Zac Fulton called in.
Late MailOmitted player: 20. James Roumanos
Taupau starts prop with De Luis benched, while Weekes is 18th player.

Sydney Roosters

1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Paul Momirovski 4. Joseph Manu 5. Joseph Suaalii 6. Luke Keary 7. Sam Walker 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Sam Verrills 10. Lindsay Collins 11. Angus Crichton 12. Nat Butcher 13. Victor Radley 14. Connor Watson 15. Egan Butcher 16. Drew Hutchison 17. Matthew Lodge 18. Adam Keighran

ChangesManu returns at centre, Hutchison dropping to the bench. Collins returns at prop with Lodge benched, May and Keighran dropping to reserves.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Naufahu Whyte 21. Ben Thomas 22. Kevin Naiqama
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Terrell May
1-17. Keighran 18th player.

Warriors v Melbourne Storm
Fri July 29 2022, 6:00pm
at Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose
Aotearoa

Referees: Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Liam Kennedy;Video Referees: Adam Gee;

Warriors

1. Reece Walsh 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Marcelo Montoya 4. Adam Pompey 5. Edward Kosi 6. Chanel Harris-Tavita 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 10. Tohu Harris 11. Euan Aitken 12. Josh Curran 13. Jazz Tevaga 14. Freddy Lussick 15. Bunty Afoa 16. Eliesa Katoa 17. Jackson Frei 20. Daejarn Asi

ChangesWalsh returns to fullback, CHT moving to five-eighth and Asi out of the 17. Jesse Arthars and Jack Murchie are out. Marcelo Montoya moves to centre, Kosi joins the wing. Curran returns to the back row after dropping to the bench last week, while Jackson Frei is added to the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 21. Ronald Volkman 22. Viliami Vailea 23. Taniela Otukolo
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Tom Ale
1-17, with Asi 18th player.

Melbourne Storm

1. Nick Meaney 2. Dean Ieremia 3. Marion Seve 4. Justin Olam 5. Grant Anderson 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Harry Grant 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenny Bromwich 15. Tui Kamikamica 13. Josh King 14. Tyran Wishart 16. Alec MacDonald 21. Tom Eisenhuth 18. Chris Lewis

ChangesStarting 13 unchanged, while Jordan Grant replaces Tom Eisenhuth on the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 17. Jordan Grant 19. Cooper Johns 22. Sualauvi Faalogo
Eisenhuth replaces Jordan Grant on the bench.
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Young Tonumaipea
Kamikamica starts lock, King is benched. Lewis is 18th player.

Parramatta Eels v Penrith Panthers
Fri July 29 2022, 7:55pm
at CommBank Stadium, Parramatta
Lands of the Burramattagal land

Referees: Todd Smith;Sideline Officials: Matt Noyen, Kasey Badger;Video Referees: Grant Atkins;

Parramatta Eels

1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Viliami Penisini 21. Tom Opacic 4. Waqa Blake 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Isaiah Papali'i 13. Ryan Matterson 14. Makahesi Makatoa 15. Bryce Cartwright 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Marata Niukore 18. Jakob Arthur

ChangesCartwright returns on the bench, replacing Jakob Arthur.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Ofahiki Ogden 20. Ky Rodwell 22. Sean Russell
Late MailOmitted player: 5. Bailey Simonsson
Opacic replaces Simonsson in the backline, named centre so Blake shifts to the wing. Arthur is 18th player.

Penrith Panthers

1. Dylan Edwards 2. Taylan May 3. Izack Tago 4. Robert Jennings 5. Brian To'o 6. Sean O'Sullivan 7. Nathan Cleary 22. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Jaeman Salmon 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Spencer Leniu 17. Charlie Staines 18. Matt Eisenhuth

ChangesStephen Crichton, Mitch Kenny and Jarome Luai are out injured. Jennings comes into the backline, O'Sullivan five-eighth and Staines on the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Lindsay Smith 20. Chris Smith 21. Thomas Jenkins
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Sunia Turuva
Leota returns at prop with Eisenhuth dropping to 18th player.


Gold Coast Titans v Canberra Raiders
Sat July 30 2022, 3:00pm
at Cbus Super Stadium, Robina
Lands of the Yugambeh people

Referees: Ben Cummins;Sideline Officials: Wyatt Raymond, Nick Morel;Video Referees: Kasey Badger;

Gold Coast Titans

1. AJ Brimson 2. Sosefo Fifita 3. Phillip Sami 4. Brian Kelly 5. Patrick Herbert 6. Tanah Boyd 7. Toby Sexton 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Aaron Booth 10. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 11. David Fifita 12. Beau Fermor 13. Erin Clark 14. Jayden Campbell 15. Herman Ese'ese 16. Isaac Liu 17. Jaimin Jolliffe 18. Sam McIntyre

ChangesFa'asuamaleaui moves to prop, Clark to lock, Liu to bench. In the backline, Kelly replaces Corey Thompson who drops to the reserves.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Greg Marzhew 21. Alofiana Khan-Pereira 22. Paul Turner
Late MailSat 2pm

Canberra Raiders

1. Xavier Savage 2. Nick Cotric 3. Matthew Timoko 4. Sebastian Kris 5. Albert Hopoate 6. Jack Wighton 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Zac Woolford 10. Joseph Tapine 11. Hudson Young 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Adam Elliott 14. Tom Starling 15. Ryan Sutton 16. Emre Guler 17. Corey Harawira-Naera 19. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad

ChangesUnchanged.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Ata Mariota 21. Semi Valemei 22. Peter Hola
Late MailSat 2pm

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v South Sydney Rabbitohs
Sat July 30 2022, 5:30pm
at PointsBet Stadium, Woolooware
Lands of the Dharawal people

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Drew Oultram, Jon Stone;Video Referees: Chris Butler;

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

1. Will Kennedy 2. Connor Tracey 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. Cameron McInnes 14. Teig Wilton 16. Braden Hamlin-Uele 17. Andrew Fifita 19. Aiden Tolman 18. Kade Dykes

ChangesUnchanged.
24H WarningOmitted players: 13. Dale Finucane 20. Braydon Trindall 22. Matt Ikuvalu
Finucane's suspension from Tuesday night's judiciary hearing sees him replaced at lock by McInnes, with Tolman joining the bench.
Late MailSat 4:30pm

South Sydney Rabbitohs

1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 3. Jed Cartwright 4. Isaiah Tass 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Cody Walker 7. Lachlan Ilias 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jai Arrow 13. Cameron Murray 14. Kodi Nikorima 15. Davvy Moale 16. Siliva Havili 17. Thomas Burgess 21. Zane Bijorac

ChangesMark Nicholls is out, replaced by Suluka-Fifita up front.
24H WarningOmitted players: 18. Blake Taaffe 19. Josh Mansour 22. Shaq Mitchell
Late MailSat 4:30pm

Brisbane Broncos v Wests Tigers
Sat July 30 2022, 7:35pm
at Suncorp Stadium, Milton
Lands of the Yuggera / Toorbul people

Referees: Adam Gee;Sideline Officials: Michael Wise, Nick Pelgrave;Video Referees: Grant Atkins;

Brisbane Broncos

1. Tesi Niu 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Deine Mariner 5. Delouise Hoeter 6. Ezra Mam 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Billy Walters 10. Payne Haas 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Cory Paix 15. Kobe Hetherington 16. Corey Jensen 17. Keenan Palasia 18. Te Maire Martin

ChangesBilly Walters returns, Turpin out of the 17. Hoeter replaces Jordan Pereira on the wing; Deine Mariner debuts as centre, Lee dropping out of the 17.
24H WarningBrisbane are yet to submit their 24 hour update.
Late MailOmitted players: 19. Zac Hosking 20. Jake Turpin 21. Brenko Lee 22. Xavier Willison
1-17, Martin 18th player.

Wests Tigers

1. Daine Laurie 2. Brent Naden 3. Starford To'a 4. Asu Kepaoa 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Adam Doueihi 18. Jock Madden 8. James Tamou 9. Fa'amanu Brown 10. Joe Ofahengaue 11. Alex Seyfarth 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Jackson Hastings 14. Fonua Pole 15. Zane Musgrove 16. Austin Dias 17. Tyrone Peachey 19. Junior Tupou

ChangesSeyfarth replaces Luke Garner in the starting side, the latter out of the team entirely this week. Dias joins the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 7. Luke Brooks 20. Brandon Tumeth 21. James Roberts
A medium term injury for Luke Brooks means he's out. Madden earns a recall in the halves.
Late MailOmitted player: 22. Thomas Freebairn
Tupou is 18th player.


Newcastle Knights v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Sun July 31 2022, 2:00pm
at McDonald Jones Stadium, New Lambton
Lands of the Awabakal people

Referees: Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Darian Furner, David Munro;Video Referees: Kasey Badger;

Newcastle Knights

1. Tex Hoy 18. Simi Sasagi 3. Dane Gagai 4. Enari Tuala 21. Dominic Young 6. Anthony Milford 20. Jake Clifford 8. David Klemmer 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Mitchell Barnett 13. Brodie Jones 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Mathew Croker 23. Krystian Mapapalangi

ChangesNo Ponga. Lachlan Fitzgibbon is out with a shoulder issue. Hoy comes in at fullback, Jones starts lock. Croker joins the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 2. Edrick Lee 5. Hymel Hunt 19. Jack Johns 22. Kurt Mann
Disaster for the Knights with both wingers out. Young and Sasagi are the replacements with Mapapalangi added to the reserves with an NRL exemption.
Late MailOmitted player: 7. Adam Clune
Clune is replaced in the halves by Clifford. Mapapalangi is 18th player.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

1. Jake Averillo 2. Jacob Kiraz 3. Aaron Schoupp 4. Braidon Burns 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Max King 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Jackson Topine 15. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Josh Jackson 14. Zach Dockar-Clay 16. Joe Stimson 17. Chris Patolo 22. Harrison Edwards 20. Kurtis Morrin

ChangesAverillo returns at fullback, Casey dropping out of the 17. Corey Waddell is named despite being referred to judiciary tonight. Faitala-Mariner is out, with Jackson Topine replacing him in the back row.
24H WarningOmitted players: 12. Corey Waddell 21. Bailey Biondi-Odo 23. Tuipulotu Katoa
Waddell's long-term suspension means TPJ comes into the starting back row, with Edwards debuting on the bench.
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Declan Casey
Morrin is 18th player.

St George Illawarra Dragons v North Queensland Cowboys
Sun July 31 2022, 4:05pm
at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Carlton
Lands of the Bidjigal people

Referees: Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sharpe, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Gerard Sutton;

St George Illawarra Dragons

1. Moses Mbye 2. Mathew Feagai 3. Jack Bird 4. Zac Lomax 5. Tautau Moga 6. Talatau Amone 7. Ben Hunt 8. Jack de Belin 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Blake Lawrie 11. Billy Burns 12. Jaydn Su'A 13. Tariq Sims 14. Tyrell Sloan 15. Aaron Woods 16. Francis Molo 17. Josh Mcguire 18. Michael Molo

ChangesCody Ramsey (knee) is out, Mbye moving to fullback, Bird to centre and Sims starting lock. Aaron Woods joins the bench, along with Sloan. He replaces Jayden Sullivan (shoulder).
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Jaiyden Hunt 21. Tyrell Fuimaono 22. Jackson Ford
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Max Feagai
1-17, Michael Molo 18th player.

North Queensland Cowboys

1. Scott Drinkwater 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Peta Hiku 5. Murray Taulagi 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 8. Coen Hess 9. Reece Robson 16. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 11. Tom Gilbert 12. Jeremiah Nanai 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Luciano Leilua 14. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 17. Griffin Neame 20. Reuben Cotter 15. Jake Granville

ChangesUnchanged. Cotter named as reserve...
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Ben Hampton 21. Brendan Elliot 22. Ben Condon
Payten thinks he's keeping us all guessing when it comes to Cotter but news reports suggest he returns tomorrow...
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Connelly Lemuelu
Welcome back Cotter! Granville drops to 18th player for him to return on the bench, while JTB starts prop and Leilua is benched.