NRL TEAMS - 2023 Round 5


It's Teamlist Tuesday - get all the NRL teamlists and officials here from 4pm Tuesday, with updated squads and late mail across the round.

  • Tuesday afternoon: match official appointments
  • Tuesday 4pm: squad lists released for all clubs
  • 24 hours from kickoff: squad update (squads reduced to 19 players)
  • One hour from kickoff: final lineups (17 players plus one reserve)

All times are listed in AEDT (NSW/VIC/ACT). Variations on kickoffs in other time zones are shown where appropriate.

NOTE: Daylight Saving Time ends in NSW, VIC, ACT and NZ on Sunday at 3am. This will bring QLD into line with the Eastern Australian states.

All matches are broadcast on Fox League and Kayo Sports. Thursday 8:00pm, Friday 8:05pm and Sunday 4:05pm matches are also broadcast on Nine Network & 9Now.

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Gold Coast Titans BYE

Sydney Roosters v Parramatta Eels
Thu March 30 2023, 8:00pm at Allianz Stadium, Moore Park / Gadigal

Sydney Roosters

1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Joseph Suaalii 4. Drew Hutchison 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Luke Keary 7. Sam Walker 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Brandon Smith 10. Lindsay Collins 11. Egan Butcher 12. Nat Butcher 13. Victor Radley 14. Jake Turpin 15. Naufahu Whyte 16. Corey Allan 17. Fletcher Baker 18. Ben Thomas

Teamlist Tuesday: Joey Manu (suspended) is out of the side that won in Round 3, so fan favourite Drew Hutchison is named at centre. Corey Allan and Naufahu Whyte join the bench with Terrell May out of the squad.

24H Update: 20. Sandon Smith, 21. Siua Wong and 22. Elie El Zakhem are omitted. Pauga and Thomas remain in the squad.

Late Mail: 19. Junior Pauga omitted. 1-17, Benny Thomas is the 18th man.

Parramatta Eels

1. 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. Josh Hodgson 10. Wiremu Greig 11. Bryce Cartwright 12. Ryan Matterson 13. J'maine Hopgood 14. Matt Doorey 15. Brendan Hands 16. Jack Murchie 17. Makahesi Makatoa 18. Jakob Arthur

Teamlist Tuesday: Junior Paulo (suspended) is out, with Greig named at prop in his place and Murchie returning on the bench.

24H Update: 19. Jirah Momoisea, 20. Ofahiki Ogden and 21. Toni Mataele. Arthur and Dunster remain in the squad.

Late mail: 22. Haze Dunster omitted. 1-17 - Arthur 18th man.

Match Officials
Referees: Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Matt Noyen, Kasey Badger;Video Referees: Gerard Sutton;

Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers
Fri March 31 2023, 6:00pm
at GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce / Ngunnawal

Canberra Raiders

1. Sebastian Kris 2. Albert Hopoate 3. Matthew Timoko 4. Harley Smith-Shields 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Matt Frawley 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Zac Woolford 10. Joseph Tapine 11. Hudson Young 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Corey Harawira-Naera 14. Tom Starling 15. Emre Guler 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Corey Horsburgh 18. Brad Schneider

Teamlist Tuesday: Rapana returns on the wing, pushing Schiller to the reserves, while late withdrawal Jamal Fogarty is back in. Jack Wighton (suspended) makes way, with Frawley switching to five-eighth.

24H update: 20. Peter Hola, 21. Trey Mooney and 22. Jarrod Croker cut. Schiller and Schneider remain.

Late mail: 19. Schiller omitted. 1-17 - Schneider 18th man.

Penrith Panthers

1. Dylan Edwards 2. Sunia Turuva 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To'o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Moses Leota 9. Mitch Kenny 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Scott Sorensen 12. Zac Hosking 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Tyrone Peachey 15. Lindsay Smith 16. Spencer Leniu 17. Jaeman Salmon 19. Jack Cogger

Teamlist Tuesday: Luke Garner is out, Sorensen starts and Lindsay Smith joins the 17. Soni Luke is out as well, with Peachey making his first grade return to the club on the bench.

24H update: 20. Chris Smith, 21. Kurt Falls and 22. Thomas Jenkins are cut. Eisenhuth and Cogger remain.

Late mail: 18. Eisenhuth omitted. 1-17 - Cogger 18th man.

Match Officials
Referees: Adam Gee;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sharpe, Jon Stone;Video Referees: Ben Cummins;

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Melbourne Storm
Fri March 31 2023, 8:05pm
at Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park / Wanngal

South Sydney Rabbitohs

1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 3. Isaiah Tass 4. Campbell Graham 5. Izaac Tu’itupou Thompson 6. Cody Walker 7. Lachlan Ilias 8. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jacob Host 13. Cameron Murray 14. Jed Cartwright 15. Michael Chee Kam 16. Davvy Moale 17. Hame Sele 18. Blake Taaffe

Teamlist Tuesday: Sele is back on the bench after missing Round 4 under the NRL's new concussion protocol. Lovett drops out of the 17.

24H update: 19. Dean Hawkins, 21. Taane Milne and 22. Tallis Duncan omitted, Taaffe and Lovett remain.

Late Mail: Souths 1-17 with Blake Taaffe the 18th man. Ben Lovett omitted

Melbourne Storm

1. Nick Meaney 2. William Warbrick 3. Reimis Smith 4. Justin Olam 5. Xavier Coates 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jonah Pezet 8. Tui Kamikamica 9. Harry Grant 10. Christian Welch 11. Trent Loiero 12. Eliesa Katoa 13. Josh King 14. Bronson Garlick 15. Alec MacDonald 16. Tariq Sims 18. Grant Anderson 17. Tom Eisenhuth

Teamlist Tuesday: Tom Eisenhuth replaces Tyran Wishart on the bench.

24H update: 20. Jordan Grant, 21. George Jennings and 22. Jack Howarth cut, Anderson and Wishart remain.

Late Mail: A straight swap on the bench, Grant Anderson onto the bench in Jersey 18 with Tariq Sims reverting back to the 18th man role

Match Officials
Referees: Todd Smith;Sideline Officials: Phil Henderson, Drew Oultram;Video Referees: Ashley Klein;

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v Newcastle Knights
Sat April 1 2023, 3:00pm
at Glen Willow Regional Stadium, Mudgee / Wiradjuri

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Christian Tuipulotu 3. Brad Parker 4. Morgan Harper 5. Reuben Garrick 19. Cooper Johns 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Taniela Paseka 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Jake Trbojevic 11. Haumole Olakau'atu 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Josh Aloiai 14. Kaeo Weekes 15. Ben Trbojevic 16. Ethan Bullemor 17. Sean Keppie 21. Karl Lawton

Teamlist Tuesday: Tolutau Koula (knee) is out, with Morgan Harper replacing him in the backline. Croker returns at hooker after missing Round 4, pushing Lawton to the reserves.

Thursday 12pm: 6. Josh Schuster is out injured. Cooper Johns replaces him in the halves.

24H update: 18. Toafofoa Sipley, 20. Ray Tuaimalo-Vaega omitted on top of Schuster. Lawton and Fainu remain as reserves.

Late Mail: Lawton is 18th player with 22. Samuela Fainu omitted.

Newcastle Knights

1. Lachlan Miller 20. Dominic Young 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Best 5. Greg Marzhew 6. Tyson Gamble 7. Jackson Hastings 8. Daniel Saifiti 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Leo Thompson 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Jack Johns 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Jack Hetherington 16. Mathew Croker 17. Brodie Jones 18. Dylan Lucas

Teamlist Tuesday: Kurt Mann is out with concussion, Jack Johns returning in his place at lock.

24H update: 2. Hymel Hunt is out, with Young coming back into the side on the wing. 19. Enari Tuala and 21. Simi Sasagi also omitted, leaving Lucas and Cant on the reserves list.

Late Mail: Lucas is 18th player with 22. Thomas Cant omitted.

Match Officials
Referees: Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Dave Munro, Damian Brady;Video Referees: Grant Atkins;

St George Illawarra Dragons v Dolphins
Sat April 1 2023, 5:30pm
at WIN Stadium, Wollongong / Dharawal

St George Illawarra Dragons

1. Tyrell Sloan 2. Mathew Feagai 3. Moses Suli 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 21. Talatau Amone 7. Ben Hunt 8. Francis Molo 14. Jacob Liddle 10. Blake Lawrie 11. Ben Murdoch-Masila 12. Jaydn Su'A 13. Jack Bird 9. Moses Mbye 16. Toby Couchman 17. Josh Kerr 22. Jack de Belin 18. Michael Molo

Teamlist Tuesday: Jack de Belin is named in the reserves behind an unchanged 17.

24H UPDATE: Mass changes for the Dragons, Jayden Sullivan ruled out with Talatau Amone making his first appearance of the season in the five-eighth role. Jack De Belin also returns to the 17 with his calf injury healed. Zane Musgrove dropsout of the squad altogether.

Late mail: Liddle starts hooker with Mbye benched. Michael Molo is 18th player.


1. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 2. Jamayne Isaako 3. Euan Aitken 4. Brenko Lee 5. Jack Bostock 6. Isaiya Katoa 7. Anthony Milford 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Herman Ese'ese 11. Kenny Bromwich 12. Connelly Lemuelu 13. Tom Gilbert 14. Jarrod Wallace 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Ray Stone 17. Mason Teague 18. Poasa Faamausili

Teamlist Tuesday: Sean O'Sullivan is set to miss three months after undergoing pectoral surgery today. Katoa returns after being a late out last week, pairing with Milford in the halves. Tesi Niu (knee) is out, with Jack Bostock coming in for his debut. Marshall-King returns from suspension at hooker, pushing Teague to the bench, while Ese'ese is set to make his club debut in the front row, Faamausili dropping out of the 17.

24H Update: No changes to the 1-17; Kurt Donoghue JJ Collins and Kodi Nikorima drop out of the reserves. Jennings and Fa'amausili remain.

Late mail: Poasa is 18th player with Jennings dropping out.

Match Officials
Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Wyatt Raymond, Nick Beashel;Video Referees: Kasey Badger;

Brisbane Broncos v Wests Tigers
Sat April 1 2023, 7:35pm (6:35pm QLD)
at Suncorp Stadium, Milton / Yuggera-Turrbal

Brisbane Broncos

1. Reece Walsh 2. Jesse Arthars 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Herbie Farnworth 5. Selwyn Cobbo 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. Keenan Palasia 16. Corey Jensen 17. Martin Taupau 18. Deine Mariner

Teamlist Tuesday: Unchanged.

24H Update: Unchanged 17 yet again for the Broncos; Deine Mariner and Brendan Frei remain in the squad. Brendan Piakura, Kobe Hetherington, Jock Madden omitted.

Late mail: 1-17, Mariner is 18th man.

Wests Tigers

1. Adam Doueihi 2. Charlie Staines 17. Starford To'a 4. Asu Kepaoa 5. Junior Tupou 6. Brandon Wakeham 7. Luke Brooks 15. Alex Twal 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. David Klemmer 11. Isaiah Papali'i 12. John Bateman 13. Fonua Pole 8. Stefano Utoikamanu 14. Jake Simpkin 16. Justin Matamua 18. Shawn Blore 19. Joe Ofahengaue

Teamlist Tuesday: Simpkin, Matamua and To'a replace Laurie, Seyfarth and Blore on the bench.

24H Update: Brent Naden drops out of the squad, Starford To'a into the centres in jersey 17; Shawn Blore onto the bench. Joe Ofahengaue, Tukimihia Simpkins, Daine Laurie omitted

Late mail: Twal starts prop with Utoikamanu benched. Ofahengaue is 18th.

Match Officials
Referees: Chris Sutton;Sideline Officials: Peter Gough, Dan Munroe;Video Referees: Matt Noyen;

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v Warriors
Sun April 2 2023, 4:05pm
at PointsBet Stadium, Woolooware / Dharawal

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

1. William 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. Braden Hamlin-Uele 11. Briton Nikora 12. Teig Wilton 13. Dale Finucane 14. Cameron McInnes 15. Royce Hunt 16. Jack Williams 17. Braydon Trindall 19. Samuel Stonestreet

Teamlist Tuesday: Trindall returns on the bench, with Oregon Kaufusi out.

24H Update: 18. Connor Tracey, 20. Mawene Hiroti and 22. Tuku Hau Tapuha cut, with Hazelton and Stonestreet remaining.

Late mail: 1-17, Stonestreet 18th player and 19. Tom Hazelton omitted.


1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Edward Kosi 3. Viliami Vailea 4. Adam Pompey 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Ronald Volkman 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 10. Bunty Afoa 11. Jackson Ford 12. Marata Niukore 16. Jazz Tevaga 14. Dylan Walker 16. Bayley Sironen 17. Tom Ale 18. Josh Curran 21. Freddy Lussick

Teamlist Tuesday: Te Maire Martin (head) is out with Volkman replacing him in the halves. Egan returns at hooker with Lussick out of the 17 as a result.

24H Update: 13. Tohu Harris is out after that nasty leg injury in last week's game, he's not passed fit. Walker moves into the starting side at lock, Curran joins the bench. 22. Rocco Berry and 23. Demitric Sifakula are omitted, leaving Lussick and Tuaupiki as reserves.

Late mail: Tevaga starts lock with Walker returning to the bench. Lussick 18th player, 20. Taine Tuaupiki omitted.

Match Officials
Referees: Ben Cummins;Sideline Officials: Belinda Sharpe, Darian Furner;Video Referees: Adam Gee;

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v North Queensland Cowboys
Sun April 2 2023, 6:15pm
at Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park / Wanngal

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

1. Hayze Perham 2. Jacob Kiraz 3. Jake Averillo 4. Paul Alamoti 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Max King 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Ryan Sutton 12. Jacob Preston 13. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 15. Corey Waddell 14. Josh Reynolds 16. Franklin Pele 17. Jayden Okunbor 20. Kurtis Morrin 22. Braidon Burns

Teamlist Tuesday: Nu Brown (elbow) is out indefinitely, handing prodigal son Josh Reynolds a bench jersey.

24H update: 11. Viliame Kikau is out with a head injury. Waddell starts lock, RFM into the back row and Morrin joins the bench. 21. Karl Oloapu and 23. Jayden Tanner cut, Burns and Topine remain reserves.

Late mail: 19. Jackson Topine drops out, with Burns 18th player.

North Queensland Cowboys

1. Tomas Chester 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Peta Hiku 5. Brendan Elliot 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 8. Jordan McLean 9. Reece Robson 15. Mitchell Dunn 11. Coen Hess 12. Heilum Luki 13. Jason Taumalolo 10. Griffin Neame 14. Jake Granville 16. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 17. Riley Price 18. Zac Laybutt

Teamlist Tuesday: Murray Taulagi (knee) and Gehamat Shibasaki (hamstring) are out. Hiku returns from suspension in the centres, while Elliot replaces Taulagi on the wing. Luki replaces the suspended Jeremiah Nanai in the back row, Mitch Dunn joins the bench, while Riley Price is set for a debut with James Tamou out with a foot injury.

24H update: 20. Jack Gosiewski, 21. Kulikefu Finefeuiaki and 22. Ben Hampton cut, Laybutt and Sadrugu remain.

Late mail: Dunn starts prop with Neame benched, Laybutt 18th player and 19. Taniela Sadrugu omitted.

Match Officials
Referees: Liam Kennedy;Sideline Officials: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Chris Butler;