TEAMS: NRL 2022 Round 9


Round 9 teamlists and officials drop right here at 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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South Sydney Rabbitohs v Brisbane Broncos
Thu May 5 2022, 7:50pm
at Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park

South Sydney Rabbitohs

Team1. Blake Taaffe 2. Alex Johnston 3. Isaiah Tass 4. Campbell Graham 19. Taane Milne 6. Cody Walker 7. Lachlan Ilias 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 24. Davvy Moale 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jai Arrow 13. Cameron Murray 14. Siliva Havili 16. Liam Knight 17. Jaxson Paulo 18. Trent Peoples 21. Peter Mamouzelos
ChangesMoale drops to the reserves with Liam Knight returning, while last week's debutant Shaquai Mitchell is out completely. Taane Milne is eligible to play again but is listed in reserves with Isaiah Tass retaining the centre role.
24H warningOmitted players: 5. Josh Mansour 15. Hame Sele 20. Richard Kennar 22. Dean Hawkins 23. Josiah Karapani
Milne comes in on the wing, Moale promoted to the bench
Late mailOmitted player: 10. Thomas Burgess
Moale moves into the starting side at prop for Burgess, with Peoples joining the bench and Mamouzelos 18th player.

Brisbane Broncos

Team1. Te Maire Martin 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Herbie Farnworth 5. Selwyn Cobbo 6. Tyson Gamble 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Corey Jensen 9. Billy Walters 10. Patrick Carrigan 11. TC Robati 12. Jordan Riki 13. Kobe Hetherington 14. Cory Paix 15. Rhys Kennedy 16. Thomas Flegler 17. Keenan Palasia 18. Brenko Lee
ChangesPayne Haas and Kurt Capewell are out with Robati coming in at second row for Capewell, and Carrigan starting prop for Haas. Turpin is named in the reserves.
24H warningOmitted players: 19. Jordan Pereira 21. Ezra Mam 22. Ethan Quai-Ward 23. Logan Bayliss-Brow 24. Jake Turpin
Late mailOmitted player: 20. Ryan James
1-17. Brenko Lee is 18th player.

Referees: Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Kasey Badger, Drew Oultram;Video Referees: Ashley Klein;

Canberra Raiders v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Fri May 6 2022, 6:00pm
at GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce

Canberra Raiders

Team1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Nick Cotric 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Matthew Timoko 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Matt Frawley 7. Brad Schneider 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Adam Elliott 10. Joseph Tapine 11. Hudson Young 12. Elliott Whitehead 15. Corey Harawira-Naera 13. Ryan Sutton 14. Tom Starling 16. Sebastian Kris 17. Corey Horsburgh 18. Harry Rushton
ChangesCroker is BACK. The captain returns in the centres with Semi Valemei out. Jack Wighton (suspended) is also missing, with Matt Frawley replacing him in the halves. CNK returns to fullback with Savage out of the 17 and Rapana back on the wing. Whitehead is listed to play again after being withdrawn for the last two matches following a facial injury at training prior to Round 7. Harawira-Naera is benched and Rushton is out of the side. The remain vacancy in the squad is filled by Seb Kris on the bench
24H warningOmitted players: 19. Emre Guler 20. Xavier Savage 21. Trey Mooney 23. James Schiller 24. Peter Hola
Late mailOmitted player: 22. Sam Williams
Harawira-Naera starts lock with Sutton benched. Rushton is 18th player.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

Team1. Matt Dufty 2. Brent Naden 3. Aaron Schoupp 4. Jake Averillo 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Luke Thompson 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Corey Waddell 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Josh Jackson 14. Bailey Biondi-Odo 15. Joe Stimson 16. Max King 17. Ava Seumanufagai 23. Jayden Okunbor
ChangesNaden (wing) and Jackson (lock) return with Okunbor dropping out of the 17 and King benched. Billy Tsikrikas (suspended) misses out altogether
24H warningOmitted players: 19. Josh Cook 20. Jackson Topine 21. Brandon Wakeham 22. Reece Hoffman 24. Paul Alamoti
Late mailOmitted player: 25. Chris Patolo
1-17, with Okunbor 18th player.

Referees: Ben Cummins;Sideline Officials: Keiren Irons, Todd Smith;Video Referees: Chris Butler;

Penrith Panthers v Parramatta Eels
Fri May 6 2022, 7:55pm
at BlueBet Stadium, Penrith

Penrith Panthers

Team1. Dylan Edwards 24. Brian To'o 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Taylan May 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 22. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 8. Matt Eisenhuth 16. Spencer Leniu 17. Jaeman Salmon 23. Mitch Kenny 2. Charlie Staines
ChangesUnchanged, but if you peek at the reserves, To'o and Leota's names are there...
24H warningOmitted players: 8. Matt Eisenhuth 14. Soni Luke 18. Robert Jennings 19. Chris Smith 20. J'maine Hopgood
Eisenhuth makes way for Leota who is cleared to return, while Luke is out and Kenny returns to the bench. To'o is retained in the reserves and could well come into the backline when Late Mail is confirmed on Friday night.
10am FridayEisenhuth is back in, with 15. Scott Sorensen withdrawn due to illness.
Late mailOmitted player: 21. Sean O'Sullivan
Staines drops to 18th player with To'o starting wing.

Parramatta Eels

Team1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Hayze Perham 3. Viliami Penisini 4. Tom Opacic 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 13. Nathan Brown 14. Makahesi Makatoa 15. Ryan Matterson 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Bryce Cartwright 18. Wiremu Greig
ChangesOpacic returns in the centres which allows Dyl Brown to shift back to five-eighth and pushes Arthur out of the 17.
24H warningOmitted players: 20. Mitch Rein 21. Ky Rodwell 22. Samuel Loizou 23. Elie El Zakhem 24. Sean Russell
Late mailOmitted player: 19. Jakob Arthur
1-17, Greig 18th player.

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Wyatt Raymond;Video Referees: Ashley Klein;

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers
Sat May 7 2022, 3:00pm
at 4 Pines Park, Brookvale

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

Team1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Christian Tuipulotu 19. Morgan Harper 4. Tolutau Koula 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Sean Keppie 9. Lachlan Croker 16. Josh Aloiai 3. Ben Trbojevic 15. Ethan Bullemor 13. Jake Trbojevic 10. Martin Taupau 14. Dylan Walker 17. Toafofoa Sipley 18. Kurt De Luis 20. Kaeo Weekes
ChangesTriple Trbojevic! All three brothers are named for the Sea Eagles - Tom returns from his injury layoff at fullback, prompting a bunch of changes which include the loss of Jason Saab (toe) and Brad Parker (knee). Garrick moves to wing, Ben Trbojevic is named centre. Elsewhere in the squad, Olakau'atu's back from his one week suspension to replace the newly suspended Karl Lawton in the second row. Aloiai is named on the bench.
24H warningOmitted players: 12. Josh Schuster 21. James Roumanos 22. Viliami Fifita 23. Jamie Humphreys 24. Jacob Sykes
Bullemor comes in second row for Schuster (injured). Harper joins the bench.
Late mailOmitted player: 11. Haumole Olakau'atu
Ben Trbojevic moves into the back row with Harper coming into the side at centre. Aloiai starts prop with Taupau benched. De Luis fills the final spot on the interchange.

Wests Tigers

Team1. Starford To'a 2. Asu Kepaoa 3. Oliver Gildart 4. Luke Garner 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Luke Brooks 7. Jackson Hastings 8. James Tamou 9. Jake Simpkin 10. Zane Musgrove 11. Kelma Tuilagi 12. Alex Seyfarth 13. Joe Ofahengaue 14. Tyrone Peachey 15. Alex Twal 16. Thomas Mikaele 17. Stefano Utoikamanu 19. Jock Madden
ChangesDavid Nofoaluma (concussion) and Luciano Leilua (ankle) are out. Maumalo returns to fills Nofa's spot, while Leilua's back row vacancy is filled by Seyfarth. Also back is Jake Simpkin, replacing Jacob Liddle at hooker. Jock Madden drops to the reserves with the two empty bench spots filled by returning forward Stefano Utoikamanu and Tyrone Peachey.
24H warningOmitted players: 20. Junior Tupou 21. Tukimihia Simpkins 22. Austin Dias 23. Junior Pauga 24. Fonua Pole
Late mailOmitted player: 18. Jacob Liddle
1-17. Madden is 18th player.

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

Sydney Roosters v Gold Coast Titans
Sat May 7 2022, 5:30pm
at BB Print Stadium, Mackay

Sydney Roosters

Team1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Paul Momirovski 4. Joseph Manu 5. Joseph Suaalii 6. Sam Walker 7. Luke Keary 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Sam Verrills 10. Lindsay Collins 11. Angus Crichton 16. Nat Butcher 13. Victor Radley 12. Sitili Tupouniua 14. Drew Hutchison 15. Fletcher Baker 17. Siosiua Taukeiaho 18. Lachlan Lam
ChangesTupou and Momirovski return in the backline, with the injured Adam Keighran out of the 24 and winger Kevin Naiqama dropped to the reserves.
24H warningOmitted players: 20. Ben Marschke 21. Naufahu Whyte 22. Kevin Naiqama 23. Billy Smith 24. Renouf Atoni
Late mailOmitted player: 19. Daniel Suluka-Fifita
One small change sees Butcher start back row and Tupouniua benched. Lam is 18th player.

Gold Coast Titans

Team1. AJ Brimson 2. Greg Marzhew 3. Brian Kelly 4. Patrick Herbert 5. Corey Thompson 6. Will Smith 7. Toby Sexton 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Erin Clark 10. Isaac Liu 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Beau Fermor 13. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 14. Tanah Boyd 15. Sam Lisone 16. Herman Ese'ese 17. Sam McIntyre 18. Jamayne Isaako
ChangesDavid Fifita (knee) will miss several weeks, so McIntyre replaces him on the bench
24H warningOmitted players: 20. Esan Marsters 21. Phillip Sami 22. Jayden Campbell 23. Sosefo Fifita 24. Jaimin Jolliffe
Late mailOmitted player: 19. Paul Turner
1-17. Isaako 18th player.

Referees: Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sharpe, Nick Pelgrave;Video Referees: Alan Shortall;

North Queensland Cowboys v Newcastle Knights
Sat May 7 2022, 7:35pm
at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville

North Queensland Cowboys

Team1. Scott Drinkwater 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Peta Hiku 5. Murray Taulagi 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 8. Jordan McLean 9. Reece Robson 10. Reuben Cotter 11. Tom Gilbert 12. Jeremiah Nanai 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 15. Heilum Luki 16. Coen Hess 17. Griffin Neame 18. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown
ChangesUnchanged lineup.
24H warningOmitted players: 20. Kane Bradley 21. Ben Condon 22. Emry Pere 23. Taniela Sadrugu 24. Brendan Elliot
Late mailOmitted player: 19. Jake Granville
1-17. Taunoa-Brown is 18th player.

Newcastle Knights

Team1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Edrick Lee 3. Enari Tuala 4. Bradman Best 5. Dominic Young 6. Tex Hoy 7. Phoenix Crossland 8. David Klemmer 9. Chris Randall 10. Daniel Saifiti 14. Jack Johns 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Leo Thompson 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Mathew Croker 17. Pasami Saulo 18. Simi Sasagi 21. Brayden Musgrove
ChangesO'Brien has swung the axe and made some forced changes too. Adam Clune (knee) is out with Crossland to play half, while Jake Clifford has been left out, so Hoy will partner Crossland at the scrumbase. Fitzgibbon (second row) and Young (wing) are back with Brodie Jones left out, while Sasagi drops to the reserves to allow Young's return. Thompson remains lock with Mann still unavailable. Croker and Saulo join the bench.
24H warningOmitted players: 19. Krystian Mapapalangi 20. Jaron Purcell 22. Dylan Phythian 23. Kobe Rugless 24. Ben Talty
Late mailOmitted player: 11. Tyson Frizell
Johns starts back row for the injured Friz. Sasagi joins the bench and Musgrove is 18th player.

Referees: Liam Kennedy;Sideline Officials: Jon Stone, Tyson Brough;Video Referees: Gerard Sutton;

Melbourne Storm v St George Illawarra Dragons
Sun May 8 2022, 2:00pm
at AAMI Park, Melbourne

Melbourne Storm

Team1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. Nick Meaney 3. Reimis Smith 4. Justin Olam 5. Xavier Coates 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Harry Grant 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenny Bromwich 13. Josh King 14. Brandon Smith 15. Tyran Wishart 16. Trent Loiero 18. Chris Lewis 17. Jordan Grant
ChangesTepai Moeroa (shoulder) is out, replaced by Jordan Grant.
24H warningOmitted players: 19. Bronson Garlick 20. Jayden Nikorima 22. Tom Eisenhuth 23. Dean Ieremia 24. Alec MacDonald
Late mailOmitted player: 21. Cooper Johns
Chris Lewis comes onto the bench with Jordan Grant 18th man.

St George Illawarra Dragons

Team1. Moses Mbye 2. Mathew Feagai 3. Moses Suli 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 14. Talatau Amone 7. Ben Hunt 8. Francis Molo 9. Andrew McCullough 11. Tariq Sims 6. Jack Bird 12. Josh Mcguire 13. Jack de Belin 15. Blake Lawrie 16. Aaron Woods 17. Tyrell Fuimaono 18. Jayden Sullivan 20. Jack Gosiewski
ChangesBird returns from injury at five-eighth, Amone benched and Sullivan out of the 17.
24H warningOmitted players: 10. George Burgess 21. Tyrell Sloan 22. Josh Kerr 23. Jackson Ford 24. Tautau Moga
Woods moves into the starting side for Burgess, while Gosiewski joins the bench.
Late mailOmitted player: 19. Cody Ramsey
A few changes ahead of kickoff. Sims shifts to prop, Bird to second row, and Amone starting five-eighth. Sullivan joins the bench with Gosiewski 18th man.

Referees: Peter Gough;Sideline Officials: Drew Oultram, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Matt Noyen;

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v Warriors
Sun May 8 2022, 4:05pm
at PointsBet Stadium, Woolooware

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

Team1. Will Kennedy 2. Sione Katoa 3. Jesse Ramien 4. Siosifa Talakai 22. Connor Tracey 6. Matt Moylan 7. Nicho Hynes 8. Toby Rudolf 9. Blayke Brailey 13. Dale Finucane 11. Briton Nikora 12. Teig Wilton 15. Cameron McInnes 10. Aiden Tolman 14. Jack Williams 16. Wade Graham 19. Andrew Fifita 21. Mawene Hiroti
ChangesFinucane returns at lock after missing last week's clash with a minor calf complaint. McInnes moves back to the interchange and Trindall out of the 17. 
24H warningOmitted players: 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 18. Braydon Trindall 20. Luke Metcalf 23. Matt Ikuvalu 24. Franklin Pele
Tracey replaces Mulitalo on the wing.
Late mailOmitted player: 17. Royce Hunt
Tolman drops to the bench with Finucane to start prop and McInnes starting lock. Fifita joins the bench, Hiroti 18th player.


Team1. Reece Walsh 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Viliami Vailea 4. Rocco Berry 5. Adam Pompey 6. Daejarn Asi 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 10. Matt Lodge 11. Euan Aitken 12. Eliesa Katoa 13. Jazz Tevaga 14. Jack Murchie 15. Ben Murdoch-Masila 16. Bunty Afoa 17. Aaron Pene 18. Bayley Sironen
ChangesDWZ (head knock) returns on the wing with Pene (suspension) returning on the bench and Katoa back in the second row. Jesse Arthars drops out of the squad with Taniela Otukolo pushed back to the reserves alongside Bayley Sironen.
24H warningOmitted players: 21. Edward Kosi 22. Junior Ratuva 23. Pride Petterson-Robati 24. Jayden Corrigan 25. Jackson Frei
Late mailOmitted player: 20. Taniela Otukolo
1-17, Sironen 18th player.

Referees: Todd Smith;Sideline Officials: Darian Furner, Dave Munro;Video Referees: Adam Gee;