NRL TEAMS - 2022 Round 21

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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:

  • Sydney v Brisbane (Thu 7:50pm)
  • Manly v Parramatta (Fri 7:55pm)
  • Cronulla v St Geo Illa (Sat 7:35pm)
  • Wests Tigers v Newcastle (Sun 4:05pm)

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

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Sydney Roosters v Brisbane Broncos
Thu August 4 2022, 7:50pm
at Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park
Lands of the Gadigal people

Referees: Todd Smith;Sideline Officials: Matt Noyen, Chris Sutton;Video Referees: Grant Atkins;

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. Matthew Lodge 11. Angus Crichton 12. Nat Butcher 13. Victor Radley 14. Connor Watson 15. Ben Thomas 16. Drew Hutchison 17. Terrell May 19. Fletcher Baker

ChangesLindsay Collins and Egan Butcher OUT. Lodge starts prop, May and Thomas join the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 18. Adam Keighran 21. Renouf Atoni 22. Siua Wong
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Kevin Naiqama
1-17. Baker 18th.

Brisbane Broncos

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

ChangesPat Carrigan OUT. Hetherington comes in at lock. Cobbo returns, pushing Hoeter out of the 17, while Turpin replaces Paix on the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Xavier Willison 21. Delouise Hoeter 22. Cory Paix
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Zac Hosking
Turpin starts hooker, Walters benched, Martin 18th.

Melbourne Storm v Gold Coast Titans
Fri August 5 2022, 6:00pm
at AAMI Park, Melbourne
Lands of the Wurundjeri people

Referees: Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Belinda Sharpe;Video Referees: Adam Gee;

Melbourne Storm

6. Cameron Munster 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Marion Seve 22. Young Tonumaipea 20. Xavier Coates 19. Cooper Johns 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Harry Grant 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenny Bromwich 15. Tui Kamikamica 1. Tyran Wishart 13. Josh King 14. Brandon Smith 16. Tom Eisenhuth 5. Dean Ieremia

ChangesNewly loaned Nofoaluma comes in on the wing, with Tyran Wishart named at fullback to replace the injured Nick Meaney. Brandon Smith returns on the bench, while Anderson moves to centre for Justin Olam (COVID). Lewis is named on the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 4. Grant Anderson 17. Chris Lewis 21. Jordan Grant
Anderson drops out, with Tonumaipea joining the side on the wing in what will be his first game for the club since July 2018.
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Alec MacDonald
Mass changes for the home side in this one. Munster to FB with Wishart going to the bench, Coates recalled to wing with Ieremia dropping to 18th man, Johns to 5/8. Kamikamica starts at lock with King on the bench. 

Gold Coast Titans

1. Jayden Campbell 2. Sosefo Fifita 3. Phillip Sami 4. Brian Kelly 14. Greg Marzhew 6. AJ Brimson 7. Tanah Boyd 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Aaron Booth 10. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 11. David Fifita 12. Beau Fermor 13. Erin Clark 15. Herman Ese'ese 16. Isaac Liu 17. Jaimin Jolliffe 18. Sam McIntyre 19. Corey Thompson

ChangesCampbell starts fullback, with Brimson moving to five-eighth. Boyd is halfback with Sexton dropping to reserves. Marzhew joins the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Toby Sexton 21. Alofiana Khan-Pereira 22. Paul Turner
Late MailOmitted player: 5. Patrick Herbert
Marzhew starts on the wing with Sam Mcintyre joining the bench

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Parramatta Eels
Fri August 5 2022, 7:55pm
at 4 Pines Park, Brookvale
Lands of the Cammeraygal people

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Kasey Badger, Darian Furner;Video Referees: Grant Atkins;

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

1. Reuben Garrick 2. Jason Saab 3. Morgan Harper 4. Tolutau Koula 5. Christian Tuipulotu 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Taniela Paseka 9. Lachlan Croker 16. Martin Taupau 11. Haumole Olakau'atu 12. Andrew Davey 13. Jake Trbojevic 10. Toafofoa Sipley 14. Dylan Walker 15. Ben Trbojevic 19. Ethan Bullemor 18. Josh Schuster

ChangesThe 'Manly 7' return, so Smalley, Segeyaro, Seci and Fulton all make way, with De Luis and Bullemor dropping to the reserves. Ben Trbojevic is back as well, joining Walker and Taupau on the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 17. Morgan Boyle 21. Kaeo Weekes 22. Brad Parker
Boyle drops off the bench, replaced by Bullemor.
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Kurt De Luis
Taupau starts prop with Sipley benched. Schuster is 18th player.

Parramatta Eels

1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Viliami Penisini 4. Tom Opacic 5. Waqa Blake 6. Dylan Brown 7. Jakob Arthur 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 21. Sean Russell

ChangesArthur replaces injured half Mitch Moses.
24H WarningOmitted players: 18. Ofahiki Ogden 19. Hayze Perham 20. Brendan Hands
Late MailOmitted player: 22. Eli El-Zakhem
1-17 with Russell 18th player.


South Sydney Rabbitohs v Warriors
Sat August 6 2022, 3:00pm
at Sunshine Coast Stadium, Bokarina
Lands of the Gubi Gubi people

Referees: Ben Cummins;Sideline Officials: Nick Morel, Michael Wise;Video Referees: Kasey Badger;

South Sydney Rabbitohs

1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 4. Isaiah Tass 5. Jaxson Paulo 18. Izaac Thompson 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. Blake Taaffe 15. Davvy Moale 16. Siliva Havili 17. Mark Nicholls 3. Taane Milne

ChangesMilne returns at centre while Jed Cartwright is out; Tom Burgess is suspended so Nicholls replaces him on the bench, while Taaffe comes onto the bench for Kodi Nikorima.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Dean Hawkins 20. Richard Kennar 21. Shaq Mitchell
Milne reverts to the reserves with Thompson named to debut at centre.
Late MailOmitted player: 22. Josh Mansour
Milne is 18th player.

Warriors

1. Reece Walsh 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Marcelo Montoya 4. Euan Aitken 5. Edward Kosi 6. Wayde Egan 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Freddy Lussick 10. Tohu Harris 11. Bayley Sironen 12. Jack Murchie 13. Aaron Pene 14. Taniela Otukolo 15. Bunty Afoa 17. Josh Curran 18. Jackson Frei 22. Adam Pompey

ChangesA few changes afoot for the trip back to Queensland. Pompey drops to reserves, Aitken moving into the centres and Sironen coming in at second row. Tevaga is out, with Pene coming in at lock, while Chanel Harris-Tavita is also out. Egan moves to five-eighth with Lussick named hooker and Taniela Otukolo joining the bench. Jack Murchie is also in at second row, Curran benched and Frei dropping to reserves.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Dunamis Lui 21. Daejarn Asi 23. Viliami Vailea
Late MailOmitted player: 16. Eliesa Katoa
Frei re-joins the bench, Pompey is 18th player.

Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers
Sat August 6 2022, 5:30pm
at GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce
Lands of the Ngunnawal people

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

Canberra Raiders

18. Albert Hopoate 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 13. Adam Elliott 14. Tom Starling 15. Ryan Sutton 16. Emre Guler 17. Corey Harawira-Naera 19. Ata Mariota

ChangesRapana replaces Hopoate on the wing.
24H WarningOmitted players: 1. Xavier Savage, 20. Matt Frawley, 21. Corey Horsburgh
Savage is OUT with an ankle injury, Hopoate moves to fullback
Late MailOmitted player: 22. Semi Valemei
Mariota 18th player.

Penrith Panthers

1. Dylan Edwards 2. Taylan May 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To'o 6. Jaeman Salmon 7. Sean O'Sullivan 8. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 20. Chris Smith 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Mitch Kenny 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Spencer Leniu 18. Sunia Turuva 19. Matt Eisenhuth

ChangesO'Sullivan shifts to halfback for Nathan Cleary (suspended) with Salmon named five-eighth. Crichton is back in the centres with Mitch Kenny joining the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 11. Villiame Kikau, 17 Charlie Staines, 22. Lindsay Smith
Kikau and Staines are OUT, Chris Smith starts and Sunia Turuva is on DEBUT on the bench.
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Kurt Falls
Eisenhuth is retained as 18th man.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v St George Illawarra Dragons
Sat August 6 2022, 7:35pm
at PointsBet Stadium, Woolooware
Lands of the Dharawal people

Referees: Ashley Klein;Sideline Officials: Drew Oultram, Jon Stone;Video Referees: Chris Butler;

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

1. Kade Dykes 2. Connor Tracey 3. Jesse Ramien 4. Siosifa Talakai 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 14. Braydon Trindall 7. Nicho Hynes 8. Toby Rudolf 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Braden Hamlin-Uele 11. Briton Nikora 12. Wade Graham 13. Cameron McInnes 15. Aiden Tolman 16. Teig Wilton 17. Andrew Fifita 18. Lachlan Miller 19. Jesse Colquhoun

ChangesWill Kennedy (ankle) drops out with Kade Dykes to debut at fullback. Hamlin-Uele starts for Royce Hunt at prop (shoulder) while Trindall is added to the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Royce Hunt, 21. Matt Ikuvalu, 22. Thomas Hazelton
Late MailOmitted player: 6. Matt Moylan
Moyza's omission means Trindall starts with Hynes in the halves. Miller joins the bench, Colquhoun is 18th player.

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 16. Francis Molo 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Blake Lawrie 12. Jaydn Su'A 13. Tariq Sims 8. Jack de Belin 14. Tyrell Sloan 15. Aaron Woods 17. Josh Mcguire 18. Michael Molo 21. Tyrell Fuimaono

ChangesUnchanged.
24H WarningOmitted players: 11. Billy Burns, 20. Jaiyden Hunt, 22. Jackson Ford
Burns is OUT, McGuire starts with Michael Molo coming onto the bench.
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Max Feagai
De Belin moves to lock, Francis Molo comes into start prop, Sims shifts to second row. Fuimaono is 18th player.


Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v North Queensland Cowboys
Sun August 7 2022, 2:00pm
at Salter Oval, Bundaberg
Lands of the Taribelang people

Referees: Adam Gee;Sideline Officials: Wyatt Raymond, Nick Beashel;Video Referees: Matt Noyen;

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. Josh Jackson 12. Jackson Topine 23. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Tevita Pangai Junior 14. Zach Dockar-Clay 15. Joe Stimson 17. Chris Patolo 16. Harrison Edwards

ChangesUnchanged, Faitala-Mariner named as a reserve.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Kurtis Morrin 21. Bailey Biondi-Odo 22. Jeral Skelton
Edwards appears to be demoted to reserves with Faitala-Mariner likely returning.
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Declan Casey
RFM moves to the starting pack with Pangai Junior benched. Edwards is 18th player.

North Queensland Cowboys

1. Scott Drinkwater 2. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Peta Hiku 5. Murray Taulagi 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 8. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 9. Reece Robson 10. Coen Hess 11. Tom Gilbert 12. Jeremiah Nanai 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Jake Granville 15. Reuben Cotter 16. Luciano Leilua 17. Griffin Neame 19. Brendan Elliot

ChangesKyle Feldt (hamstring) replaced by Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow. Granville earns a bench recall.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Riley Price 21. Tomas Chester 22. Ben Hampton
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Connelly Lemuelu
1-17. Elliot is 18th player.

Wests Tigers v Newcastle Knights
Sun August 7 2022, 4:05pm
at Campbelltown Stadium, Leumeah
Lands of the Dharawal people

Referees: Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Keiren Irons;Video Referees: Chris Butler;

Wests Tigers

1. Daine Laurie 2. Brent Naden 3. Starford To'a 4. Asu Kepaoa 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Adam Doueihi 7. Jock Madden 8. James Tamou 9. Fa'amanu Brown 10. Joe Ofahengaue 11. Alex Seyfarth 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Fonua Pole 14. Zane Musgrove 15. Austin Dias 16. Thomas Freebairn 17. Tyrone Peachey 18. Junior Tupou

ChangesPole starts at lock for Jackson Hastings (ankle, season). Freebairn is given a crack on the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Jake Simpkin 21. James Roberts 22. Justin Matamua
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Brandon Tumeth
1-17, Tupou is 18th player

Newcastle Knights

1. Tex Hoy 2. Enari Tuala 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Best 5. Dominic Young 6. Anthony Milford 7. Jake Clifford 8. Jacob Saifiti 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Brodie Jones 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Simi Sasagi 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Mathew Croker 18. Jack Johns

ChangesBest returns from a thumb injury, Tuala shifting to wing and Sasagi interchange. David Klemmer is also out, Jacob Saifiti pairing with his brother Daniel in the front row.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Jirah Momoisea 21. Kurt Mann 22. Hymel Hunt
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Adam Clune
1-17, Johns is 18th player