NRL TEAMS - 2022 Round 22


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 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:

  • Penrith v Melbourne (Thu 7:50pm)
  • Parramatta v South Sydney (Fri 7:55pm)
  • Brisbane v Newcastle (Sat 7:35pm)
  • Gold Coast v Manly (Sun 4:05pm)

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

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Penrith Panthers v Melbourne Storm
Thu August 11 2022, 7:50pm
at BlueBet Stadium, Penrith
Lands of the Dharug people

Referee: Gerard Sutton
Sideline Officials: Darian Furner, David Munro
Video Referee: Grant Atkins

Penrith Panthers

18. Charlie Staines 17. Sunia Turuva 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To'o 6. Jaeman Salmon 7. Sean O'Sullivan 8. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Matt Eisenhuth 22. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Mitch Kenny 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Spencer Leniu 20. Robert Jennings 19. J'maine Hopgood

ChangesJames Fisher-Harris (suspended) is replaced up front by Matt Eisenhuth. Kikau is listed in the reserves.
24H WarningOmitted players: 2. Taylan May 11. Chris Smith 21. Kurt Falls
May is out, which hands Turuva a chance to start on the wing. Jennings comes onto the bench in his place, while elsewhere Chris Smith makes way for the return of Viliame Kikau.
Late MailOmitted player: 1. Dylan Edwards
More changes for the hosts - Edwards' omission brings Staines in at starting fullback. Hopgood is 18th player.

Melbourne Storm

1. Nick Meaney 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Marion Seve 4. Justin Olam 5. Xavier Coates 6. Cameron Munster 7. Cooper Johns 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Harry Grant 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 12. Kenny Bromwich 15. Tui Kamikamica 14. Brandon Smith 11. Tom Eisenhuth 13. Josh King 16. Chris Lewis 17. Tyran Wishart 18. Alec MacDonald

ChangesMunster moves back to five-eighth with Nick Meaney returning at fullback; Cooper Johns shifts to half with Jahrome Hughes out for a couple of weeks. Olam returns from COVID, pushing Tonumaipea to reserves. Felise Kaufusi (personal) is out with Tom Eisenhuth named in the back row in his place, Chris Lewis joining the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Dean Ieremia 21. Jordan Grant 22. Jack Howarth
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Young Tonumaipea
Late switches in the pack with Smith starting lock and Kamikamica back row. King & Eisenhuth benched, while MacDonald is 18th player.

Warriors v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Fri August 12 2022, 6:00pm
at Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose

Referee: Chris Butler
Sideline Officials: Drew Oultram, Nick Pelgrave
Video Referee: Ashley Klein


1. Reece Walsh 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Viliami Vailea 4. Marcelo Montoya 5. Edward Kosi 6. Daejarn Asi 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 10. Tohu Harris 11. Euan Aitken 12. Jack Murchie 15. Bunty Afoa 13. Josh Curran 14. Freddy Lussick 16. Eliesa Katoa 22. Tom Ale 17. Jackson Frei

ChangesVailea (centre) and Asi (five-eighth) come out of the side. Aitken moves to back row, Pene out of the side, while Egan moves back to hooker and Lussick is benched, with Otukolo pushed back to reserves. Curran starts lock.
24H WarningOmitted players: 18. Bayley Sironen 21. Taniela Otukolo 23. Rocco Berry
Three reserves omitted, while Frei is dropped back to 18th man and Tom Ale goes onto the bench. Josh Curran drops to the interchange with Afoa named at lock.
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Adam Pompey
No further changes - Frei 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. Josh Jackson 16. Harrison Edwards 13. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 12. Jackson Topine 14. Zach Dockar-Clay 15. Joe Stimson 17. Chris Patolo 20. Kurtis Morrin

ChangesTevita Pangai Junior is out, with Harry Edwards coming back onto the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 21. Bailey Biondi-Odo 22. Jeral Skelton 23. Phillip Makatoa
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Declan Casey
Late switch sees Edwards start back row and Topine benched. Morrin is 18th player.

Parramatta Eels v South Sydney Rabbitohs
Fri August 12 2022, 7:55pm
at CommBank Stadium, Parramatta
Lands of the Burramattagal people

Referee: Grant Atkins
Sideline Officials: Kasey Badger, Matt Noyen
Video Referee: Adam Gee

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. Ofahiki Ogden 15. Bryce Cartwright 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Marata Niukore 21. Sean Russell

ChangesOfahiki Ogden comes onto the bench with Makatoa pushed to reserves.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Bailey Simonsson 20. Ky Rodwell 22. Elie El Zakhem
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Makahesi Makatoa
1-17. Russell 18th player.

South Sydney Rabbitohs

1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 3. Jaxson Paulo 4. Isaiah Tass 5. Izaac Thompson 6. Cody Walker 19. Dean Hawkins 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Hame Sele 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jai Arrow 13. Cameron Murray 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Siliva Havili 17. Davvy Moale 18. Taane Milne 14. Blake Taaffe

ChangesSele returns, starting up front with Suluka-Fifita out of the 17.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 21. Shaq Mitchell 22. Josh Mansour
Late MailOmitted player: 7. Lachlan Ilias
Ilias is out with injury. Hawkins is the new half with Milne joining the bench and Taaffe dropping to 18th player.

Sydney Roosters v North Queensland Cowboys
Sat August 13 2022, 3:00pm
at Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park
Lands of the Gadigal people

Referee: Ashley Klein
Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Belinda Sharpe
Video Referees: Adam Gee

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. Egan Butcher 16. Drew Hutchison 17. Terrell May 18. Adam Keighran

ChangesEgan Butcher replaces Ben Thomas on the interchange.
24H WarningOmitted players: 20. Kevin Naiqama 21. Ben Thomas 22. Siua Wong
Late MailOmitted player: 19. Fletcher Baker
1-17 with Keighran 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. Coen Hess 9. Reece Robson 10. Reuben Cotter 11. Tom Gilbert 12. Jeremiah Nanai 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Jordan McLean 15. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 16. Luciano Leilua 17. Griffin Neame 18. Jake Granville

ChangesJordan McLean returns via the bench with Jake Granville making way, Cotter starts and JTB is benched.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Ben Hampton 21. Riley Price 22. Connelly Lemuelu
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Brendan Elliot
1-17 with Granville 18th player.

Wests Tigers v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Sat August 13 2022, 5:30pm at Scully Park, Tamworth
Lands of the Kamilaroi people

Referee: Ben Cummins
Sideline Officials: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Cameron Paddy
Video Referee: Gerard Sutton

Wests Tigers

1. Daine Laurie 2. Brent Naden 3. James Roberts 4. Asu Kepaoa 5. Starford To'a 6. Adam Doueihi 7. Jock Madden 8. James Tamou 9. Fa'amanu Brown 10. Zane Musgrove 18. Luke Garner 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Joe Ofahengaue 14. Fonua Pole 15. Austin Dias 16. Thomas Freebairn 17. Tyrone Peachey 19. Jake Simpkin

ChangesStar To'a moves to wing to cover Ken Maumalo (PCL). Roberts comes in at centre. Musgrove is named prop, Ofahengaue moves to lock, Pole back to the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 11. Alex Seyfarth 21. Junior Tupou 22. Justin Matamua
Garner replaces Seyfarth in the back row.
Late MailOmitted player: 20: Brandon Tumeth 
No further changes to what was announced yesterday. Simpkin is concussion sub.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

1. Kade Dykes 2. Lachlan Miller 3. Jesse Ramien 22. Matt Ikuvalu 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Braydon Trindall 7. Nicho Hynes 8. Toby Rudolf 9. Blayke Brailey 19. Royce Hunt 11. Briton Nikora 12. Wade Graham 13. Dale Finucane 10. Braden Hamlin-Uele 14. Teig Wilton 15. Cameron McInnes 21. Jesse Colquhoun 18. Kayal Iro

ChangesLachlan Miller replaces Connor Tracey. Trindall retains five-eighth with no sight of Matt Moylan as yet. Finucane returns from suspension at lock with McInnes benched.
24H WarningOmitted players: 4. Siosifa Talakai 17. Andrew Fifita 20. Luke Metcalf
Talakai is out, replaced by Ikuvalu, while Fifita drops off the bench replaced by Hunt.
Late MailOmitted player: 16. Aidan Tolman
Hunt starts for Uele. Colquhoun replaces Tolman on the bench. Iro is 18th player.

Brisbane Broncos v Newcastle Knights
Sat August 13 2022, 7:35pm
at Suncorp Stadium, Milton
Lands of the Yuggera - Turrbal people

Referee: Peter Gough
Sideline Officials: Nick Morel, Michael Wise
Video Referee: Grant Atkins

Brisbane Broncos

1. Te Maire Martin 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 21. Delouise Hoeter 5. Selwyn Cobbo 6. Ezra Mam 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Billy Walters 10. Payne Haas 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 19. Ryan James 13. Kobe Hetherington 14. Jake Turpin 15. Rhys Kennedy 16. Corey Jensen 18. Cory Paix

ChangesMartin returns at fullback with Tesi Niu out, Brenko Lee replaces Deine Mariner at centre. Walters is starting hooker with Turpin benched.
24H WarningOmitted players: 4. Brenko Lee 20. Jordan Pereira 22. Zac Hosking
Lee (hamstring) is replaced in the centres by Hoeter.
Late MailOmitted player: 17. Keenan Palasia
James starts lock with Hetherington benched. Paix is 18th player. 

Newcastle Knights

1. Tex Hoy 2. Enari Tuala 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Best 5. Dominic Young 6. Anthony Milford 7. Adam Clune 15. Jacob Saifiti 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Brodie Jones 13. Mathew Croker 14. Phoenix Crossland 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Simi Sasagi 19. Sauaso Sue 18. Jack Johns

ChangesClune replaces Jake Clifford in the halves, while controversial prop David Klemmer is also back, Jacob Saifiti benched. Mitch Barnett is out with Croker named lock.
24H WarningOmitted player: 8. David Klemmer 20. Chris Randall 22. Hymel Hunt
Klemmer (leg) is out, Jacob Saifiti moves back to starting prop, while Sauaso Sue joins the bench.
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Chris Randall
No further changes, Jack Johns is 18th player.

Canberra Raiders v St George Illawarra Dragons
Sun August 14 2022, 2:00pm
at GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce
Lands of the Ngunnawal people

Referee: Adam Gee
Sideline Officials: Nick Beashel, Liam Kennedy
Video Referee: Chris Butler

Canberra Raiders

1. Xavier Savage 2. Albert Hopoate 3. Matthew Timoko 4. Sebastian Kris 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Jack Wighton 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Zac Woolford 10. Emre Guler 11. Hudson Young 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Adam Elliott 14. Tom Starling 15. Ryan Sutton 16. Corey Horsburgh 17. Corey Harawira-Naera 18. James Schiller

ChangesJoe Tapine (ribs) is out, Guler comes into the starting side at prop, while Horsburgh returns on the bench. Xavier Savage returns at fullback, Hopoate moves to wing and Nick Cotric misses out with suspension.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Ata Mariota 21. Peter Hola 22. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
Late MailOmitted player: 20. Matt Frawley
1-17, Schiller 18th player.

St George Illawarra Dragons

21. Cody Ramsey 2. Mathew Feagai 1. Moses Mbye 4. Zac Lomax 5. Tautau Moga 6. Talatau Amone 7. Ben Hunt 8. Jack de Belin 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Blake Lawrie 11. Josh Mcguire 12. Jaydn Su'A 3. Jack Bird 13. Michael Molo 15. Aaron Woods 16. Tyrell Fuimaono 17. Billy Burns 20. Jaiyden Hunt

ChangesTariq Sims (suspended) will not don the Red V again. McGuire starts back row in his place, with Fuimaono named on the bench. Late withdrawal last week, Billy Burns is named on the interchange as well. Francis Molo is out with brother Michael named at lock.
24H WarningOmitted players: 14. Tyrell Sloan 19. Jackson Ford 22. Jack Gosiewski
Jaiyden Hunt replaces Sloan on the bench.
Late MailOmitted player: 18. Jayden Sullivan
Ramsey is back in! Mbye shifts to centre, Bird to lock and Molo bench. Jaiyden Hunt is 18th player.

Gold Coast Titans v Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Sun August 14 2022, 4:05pm
at Cbus Super Stadium, Robina
Lands of the Yugambeh people

Referee: Chris Sutton
Sideline Officials: Wyatt Raymond, Jon Stone
Video Referee: Kasey Badger

Gold Coast Titans

1. Jayden Campbell 2. Sosefo Fifita 3. Phillip Sami 4. Brian Kelly 5. Patrick Herbert 6. AJ Brimson 7. Tanah Boyd 16. Jaimin Jolliffe 9. Erin Clark 22. Jarrod Wallace 11. David Fifita 12. Beau Fermor 13. Isaac Liu 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 14. Greg Marzhew 15. Herman Ese'ese 17. Sam McIntyre 18. Corey Thompson

ChangesErin Clark is hooker, with Aaron Booth out for the rest of 2022. Isaac Liu comes in at lock. Patrick Herbert replaces Greg Marzhew on the wing with the latter reverting to the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 19. Toby Sexton 20. Paul Turner 21. Klese Haas
Late MailOmitted player: 10. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui
Big Tino is out with Jarrod Wallace returning up front. Fotuaika drops to the bench with Jolliffe joining Wallace up front. Thompson 18th player.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

1. Reuben Garrick 2. Jason Saab 20. Brad Parker 4. Tolutau Koula 5. Christian Tuipulotu 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 17. Josh Aloiai 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Martin Taupau 11. Haumole Olakau'atu 12. Andrew Davey 13. Jake Trbojevic 8. Toafofoa Sipley 14. Dylan Walker 15. Ben Trbojevic 18. Josh Schuster 16. Ethan Bullemor

ChangesToff Sipley starts prop, Paseka out of the 22. Aloiai returns on the bench.
24H WarningOmitted players: 3. Morgan Harper 19. Kurt De Luis 22. Morgan Boyle
Harper makes way for Brad Parker's return at centre.
Late MailOmitted player: 21. Kaeo Weekes
Sipley is benched with Aloiai to start. Bullemor is 18th player.