Groups: Beginning Shakes Up Title Contenders

The crew lists for Round 16 of the NRL are in with the Penrith Panthers forced into a prime shake-up following the shoulder injury to famous person halfback Nathan Cleary.


Cleary’s fame for the the rest of the season remains clouded after he suffered a shoulder harm for the duration of Sunday’s Origin. Fellow playmaker Matt Burton, who will be part of Canterbury subsequent season, has been named at 5-eighth and could pair with Jarome Luai inside the halves.

The Panthers can even welcome returned Brent Naden, who earlier this season changed into sanctioned by means of the NRL after checking out tremendous for cocaine on the night time of the grand final loss to Melbourne final 12 months.Nathan Cleary.(Getty)

In other crew information, the Knights will welcome lower back famous person fullback Kalyn Ponga, at the same time as playmaker Kyle Flanagan returns for the Bulldogs after sitting out the beyond few rounds because of being dropped.

The Bulldogs might be without Dylan Napa, Brandon Wakeham, Aaron Schoupp, Corey Waddell and Sione Katoa, who breached the NRL’s biosecurity protocols in advance this month.

Meanwhile, the Warriors will welcome mid-season recruits Dallin Watene-Zelezniak and Chad Townsend, who have been named inside the starting 13 to take on the Dragons.

The Brisbane Broncos will even welcome lower back Kotoni Staggs from an ACL damage. Brisbane have determined to rest Xavier Coates after he featured in last week’s Origin.NRL TEAMS

Sydney Roosters vs Melbourne Storm at McDonald Jones Stadium, 7.50pm

Roosters: 1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Matt Ikuvalu 6. Lachlan Lam 7. Sam Walker 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Sam Verrills 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Angus Crichton 12. Sitili Tupouniua thirteen. Isaac Liu 14. Adam Keighran 15. Egan Butcher 16. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 17. Fletcher Baker 18. Drew Hutchison 19. Ben Thomas 20. Freddy Lussick 21. Joseph Suaalii

Analysis: Teen famous person Sam Walker returns from a shoulder harm and will hyperlink up with Lachlan Lam inside the halves. Joey Manu will go back to the centres, with the intention to push Joseph Suaalii returned to the reserves. James Tedesco and Angus Crichton have also been named to begin after providing in Sunday’s Origin.

Storm: 1. Nicholas Hynes 2. George Jennings three. Reimis Smith four. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Brandon Smith 10. Christian Welch eleven. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich thirteen. Dale Finucane 14. Aaron Booth 15. Tui Kamikamica sixteen. Chris Lewis 17. Aaron Pene 18. Cooper Johns 19. Jordan Grant 20. Dean Ieremia 21. Trent Loiero

Analysis: Jesse Bromwich makes his return to the side following a shoulder damage. Prop Nelson Asofa-Solomona is out because of suspension, in conjunction with hooker Harry Grant who suffered a hamstring injury. Tom Eisenhuth is also out after struggling an elbow injury. Roosters young gun Sam Walker (Getty)

New Zealand Warriors vs St George Illawarra at Central Coast Stadium, 6.00pm

Warriors: 1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Adam Pompey four. Marcelo Montoya five. Edward Kosi 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Chad Townsend eight. Addin Fonua-Blake nine. Wayde Egan 10. Kane Evans 11. Eliesa Katoa 12. Ben Murdoch-Masila thirteen. Tohu Harris 14. Jazz Tevaga 15. Leeson Ah Mau 16. Bunty Afoa 17. Bayley Sironen 18. Rocco Berry 20. Jack Murchie 21. Taniela Otukolo 22. Sean O’Sullivan

Analysis: Mid-season recruits Dallin Watene-Zelezniak (wing) and Chad Townsend (halfback) have been named to begin. Euan Aitken and Josh Curran are out due to isolation protocols, while youngster megastar Reece Walsh will leave out because of injury.

Dragons: 1. Matthew Dufty 2. Cody Ramsey three. Brayden Wiliame four. Jack Bird five. Gerard Beale 6. Corey Norman 7. Ben Hunt 8. Blake Lawrie nine. Andrew McCullough 10. Paul Vaughan eleven. Josh Kerr 12. Tariq Sims 13. Jack de Belin 14. Josh Mcguire 15. Billy Burns sixteen. Daniel Alvaro 17. Tyrell Fuimaono 18. Adam Clune 19. Jackson Ford 20. Kaide Ellis 21. Jordan Pereira

Analysis: Matt Dufty returns and is called at fullback, which pushes Tyrell Sloan out of the facet. Mikaele Ravalawa is out due to suspension and will be replaced at the wing by way of Gerard Beale. Jack Bird will shift from back-row to centre. Meanwhile, Josh McGuire and Tyrell Fuimaono had been named at the interchange following their suspensions. Warriors recruit Chad Townsend in movement for the Sharks. (Getty)

Penrith Panters vs Parramatta Eels at BlueBet Stadium, 7.55pm

Panthers: 1. Charlie Staines 2. Brent Naden 3. Stephen Crichton four. Tyrone May five. Brian To’o 6. Matt Burton 7. Jarome Luai eight. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Kurt Capewell 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Mitch Kenny 15. Scott Sorensen sixteen. Spencer Leniu 17. Liam Martin 18. Izack Tago 19. Jaeman Salmon 20. Matthew Eisenhuth 21. Taylan May

Analysis: Matt Burton will shift from centre and into the halves to update the injured Nathan Cleary. Fullback Dylan Edwards is out and could get replaced through Charlie Staines, with Brent Naden getting into the facet at the wing. Viliame Kikau will go back after a hamstring injury, as a way to push Spencer Leniu into the reserves. Brian To’o, Isaah Yeo and Kurt Capewell have all been named after gambling Origin.

Eels: 1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Tom Opacic 4. Waqa Blake 5. Haze Dunster 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard nine. Joey Lussick 10. Junior Paulo eleven. Isaiah Papali’i 12. Ryan Matterson thirteen. Nathan Brown 14. Marata Niukore 15. Shaun Lane sixteen. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Bryce Cartwright 18. Viliami Penisini 19. Will Smith 20. Sean Russell 21. Jakob Arthur

Analysis: Maika Sivo returns from suspension, which pushes Sean Russell to reserves. Nathaniel Roache and Keegan Hipgrave come out, with Oregon Kaufusi and Bryce Cartwright returning. Parramatta Eels skipper Clint Gutherson. (NRL Imagery)

Canterbury Bulldogs vs Manly Sea Eagles at Bankwest Stadium, 3.00pm

Bulldogs: 1. Nick Meaney 2. Corey Allan 3. Will Hopoate four. Falakiko Manu 5. Tuipulotu Katoa 6. Kyle Flanagan 7. Jake Averillo 8. Jack Hetherington nine. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Luke Thompson 11. Jackson Topine 12. Matt Doorey 13. Josh Jackson 14. Bailey Biondi-Odo 15. Joe Stimson 16. Ava Seumanufagai 17. Chris Patolo 19. Lachlan Lewis 20. Ofahiki Ogden 21. Renouf Atoni 22. Watson Heleta

Analysis: Dylan Napa, Brandon Wakeham, Aaron Schoupp, Corey Waddell and Sione Katoa all may not be part of the squad due to biosecurity breaches. Adam Elliott (cheek) and Nick Cotric are out of the squad. Kyle Flanagan will go back, while 3 debutants – Falakiko Manu, Bailey Biondi-Odo and Christopher Patolo come into the pinnacle 17. Joe Stimson and Jackson Topine additionally come into the side.

Manly: 1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Jason Saab three. Brad Parker four. Morgan Harper five. Reuben Garrick 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Taniela Paseka 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Martin Taupau 11. Haumole Olakau’atu 12. Karl Lawton 13. Sean Keppie 14. Dylan Walker 15. Ben Trbojevic sixteen. Kurt De Luis 17. Toafofoa Sipley 18. Moses Suli 19. Cade Cust 20. Tevita Funa 21. Jack Gosiewski

Analysis: Manly’s 1-17 remains unchanged from remaining round. Manly gun Tom Trbojevic. (Getty)

Canberra Raiders vs Gold Coast Titans at GIO Stadium, five.30pm

Raiders: 1. Bailey Simonsson 2. Semi Valemei three. Jarrod Croker four. Sebastian Kris five. Jordan Rapana 6. Jack Wighton 7. Sam Williams eight. Josh Papali’i 9. Josh Hodgson 10. Dunamis Lui 11. Corey Harawira-Naera 12. Elliott Whitehead thirteen. Ryan Sutton 14. Tom Starling 15. Emre Guler sixteen. Iosia Soliola 17. Joseph Tapine 18. Matthew Timoko 19. Hudson Young 20. Matt Frawley 21. Ryan James

Analysis: Co-captain Jarrod Croker is returned and has been named within the centres, so one can push Matthew Timoko into the reserves.

Titans: 1. Alexander Brimson 2. Phillip Sami three. Brian Kelly 4. Patrick Herbert 5. Corey Thompson 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty eight. Jarrod Wallace 9. Erin Clark 10. Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 11. Kevin Proctor 12. David Fifita 13. Tyrone Peachey 14. Beau Fermor 15. Sam Lisone sixteen. Moeaki Fotuaika 17. Jaimin Jolliffe 18. Sam Stone 19. Sam McIntyre 20. Mitch Rein 21. Jayden Campbell

Analysis: AJ Brimson returns from harm and is called at fullback, which pushes Jayden Campbell to the reserves. Corey Thompson additionally returns from harm and is called on the wing. He replaces rookie Greg Marzhew, who comes out of the squad. Kevin Proctor returns from a suspension in the back-row, with Sam Stone dropping back to the reserves. Mitch Rein and Jai Whitbread had been squeezed out as Beau Fermor and Sam Lisone return at the interchange. Jack Wighton of the Raiders. (Getty) (Getty)

Newcastle Knights vs North Queensland at McDonald Jones Stadium, 7.35pm

Knights: 1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Dominic Young three. Kurt Mann four. Enari Tuala 5. Hymel Hunt 6. Jake Clifford 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. Jacob Saifiti nine. Jayden Brailey 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Mitchell Barnett 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Sauaso Sue 14. Connor Watson 15. David Klemmer sixteen. Josh King 17. Brodie Jones 18. Jack Johns 19. Phoenix Crossland 20. Simi Sasagi 21. Jirah Momoisea

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