Penrith has named three former Vodafone Warriors NRL squad members in an unchanged line-up for Saturday nights 10th-round NRL clash against the Vodafone Warriors at Centrebet Stadium (7.35pm kick-off; 9.30pm kick-off NZT).
Lewis Brown, an 84-game Vodafone Warrior from 2009-2012, is named in the centres while 2009-2011 Warrior Isaac John is at standoff again. He recently joined the Panthers after a stint with Wakefield in the English Super League.
Included in the second row alongside Kiwi international Sika Manu is Matt Robinson, who was in the Vodafone Warriors 2010 NYC premiership winning side. He was in the clubs NRL squad in 2011 before switching to the Panthers where he made his NRL debut last year.
The Panthers are coming off a 12-10 win over Melbourne last Sunday night.
The teams for the 10th-round matches this week are:
At ANZ Stadium, 7.35pm
RABBITOHS: Greg Inglis, Nathan Merritt, Beau Champion, Bryson Goodwin, Justin Hunt, John Sutton, Adam Reynolds, Dave Tyrrell, Issac Luke, Roy Asotasi, Chris McQueen, Ben Teo, Sam Burgess. Interchange: Nathan Peats, Jason Clark, Ben Lowe, George Burgess, Dylan Farrell, Jeff Lima (two to be omitted).
WESTS TIGERS: James Tedesco, Matt Utai, Joel Reddy, Tim Simona, Marika Koroibete, Liam Fulton, Curtis Sironen, Aaron Woods, Robbie Farah (capt), Suaso Sue, Bodene Thompson, Adam Blair, Eddy Pettybourne. Interchange: Benji Marshall, Jack Buchanan, Ava Seumanufagai, Shaun Spence, Ben Murdoch-Masila (one to be omitted).
Referees: Jared Maxwell, Luke Phillips.
At Suncorp Stadium, 7.35pm
BRONCOS: Corey Norman, Josh Hoffman, Jack Reed, Justin Hodges, Jordan Kahu, Ben Hunt, Peter Wallace, Josh McGuire, Andrew McCullough, Sam Thaiday (capt), Alex Glenn, Matt Gillett, Corey Parker. Interchange: David Stagg, Scott Anderson, David Hala, Jarrod Wallace, Mitchell Dodds (one to be omitted).
TITANS: William Zillman, Kevin Gordon, Brad Takairangi, Jamal Idris, David Mead, Aidan Sezer, Albert Kelly, Luke Bailey, Beau Falloon, Nate Myles, Greg Bird, Mark Minichiello, Ashley Harrison. Interchange: David Taylor, Luke Douglas, Ryan James, Matt Srama, Mark Ioane, Sam Irwin (two to be omitted).
Referees: Ben Cummins, Phil Haines.
At WIN Stadium, 5.30pm
DRAGONS: Josh Dugan, Jason Nightingale, Chase Stanley, Matt Cooper, Daniel Vidot, Jamie Soward, Nathan Fien, Dan Hunt, Mitch Rein, Michael Weyman, Tyson Frizell, Ben Creagh (capt), Trent Merrin. Interchange: Bronson Harrison, Matt Prior, Jack de Belin, Jack Stockwell, Cameron King (one to be omitted).
EELS: Jarryd Hayne (capt), Ken Sio, Api Pewhairangi, Jacob Loko, Vai Toutai, Luke Kelly, Chris Sandow, Fuifui Moimoi, Matt Keating, Tim Mannah, Reni Maitua (capt), Kelepi Tanginoa, Peni Terepo. Interchange: Kaysa Pritchard, Junior Paulo, Joseph Paulo, Mitch Allgood.
Referees: Gavin Badger, Alan Shortall.
At Centrebet Stadium, 7.30pm
PANTHERS: Matt Moylan, Travis Robinson, Lewis Brown, Dean Whare, David Simmons, Isaac John, Luke Walsh, Nigel Plum, Kevin Kingston (capt), Tim Grant, Sika Manu, Matt Robinson, Adam Docker. Interchange: James Segeyaro, Sam Anderson, Mose Masoe, Clint Newton.
VODAFONE WARRIORS: Glen Fisiiahi, Bill Tupou, Ben Henry, Carlos Tuimavave, Manu Vatuvei, Thomas Leuluai, Shaun Johnson, Sam Rapira, Nathan Friend, Russell Packer, Feleti Mateo, Simon Mannering (capt), Todd Lowrie. Interchange: Ben Matulino, Jacob Lillyman, Elijah Taylor, Pita Godinet, Suaia Matagi (one to be omitted).
Referees: Gerard Sutton, Henry Perenara.
At 1300SMILES Stadium, 7.30pm
COWBOYS: Matthew Bowen, Ashley Graham, Brent Tate, Kane Linnett, Antonio Winterstein, Johnathan Thurston (capt), Ray Thompson, Matthew Scott (capt), Rory Kostjasyn, James Tamou, Tariq Sims, Gavin Cooper, Dallas Johnson. Interchange: Scott Moore, Glenn Hall, Ashton Sims, Scott Bolton, Jason Taumalolo (one to be omitted).
ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello (capt), Daniel Tupou, Michael Jennings, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, James Maloney, Mitchell Pearce, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Jake Friend, Martin Kennedy, Mitchell Aubusson, Sonny Bill Williams, Boyd Cordner. Interchange: Daniel Mortimer, Frank-Paul Nuuausala, Aidan Guerra, Luke ODonnell.
Referees: Ashley Klein, Gavin Reynolds.
At Sharks Stadium, 2.00pm
SHARKS: Michael Gordon, Sosaia Feki, Ben Pomeroy, Jonathan Wright, Beau Ryan, Todd Carney, Jeff Robson, Andrew Fifita, John Morris, Ben Ross, Luke Lewis, Wade Graham, Chris Heighington. Interchange: Isaac De Gois, Sam Tagataese, Jayson Bukuya, Anthony Tupou, Mark Taufua (one to be omitted).
RAIDERS: Reece Robinson, Sandor Earl, Jack Wighton, Blake Ferguson, Edrick Lee, Terry Campese (capt), Josh McCrone, David Shillington, Matt McIlwrick, Brett White, Joel Edwards, Josh Papalii, Shaun Fensom. Interchange: Anthony Milford, Joe Picker, Dane Tilse, Paul Vaughan, Shaun Berrigan (one to be omitted).
Referees: Adam Devcich, Chris James.
At Hunter Stadium, 3.00pm
KNIGHTS: Darius Boyd, James McManus, Dane Gagai, Joey Leilua, Akuila Uate, Jarrod Mullen, Tyrone Roberts, Kade Snowden, Kurt Gidley (capt), Willie Mason, Robbie Rochow, Alex McKinnon, David Faalogo. Interchange: Travis Waddell, Neville Costigan, Adam Cuthbertson, Korbin Sims.
BULLDOGS: Ben Barba, Mitch Brown, Josh Morris, Krisnan Inu, Sam Perrett, Josh Reynolds, Trent Hodkinson, Aiden Tolman, Michael Ennis (capt), Sam Kasiano, Tony Williams, Frank Pritchard, Greg Eastwood. Interchange: Dene Halatau, Josh Jackson, James Graham, Dale Finucane, Martin Taupau, Tim Browne (two to be omitted).
Referees: Jason Robinson, Gavin Morris.
At AAMI Park, 7.00pm
STORM: Billy Slater, Sisa Waqa, Will Chambers, Justin ONeill, Mahe Fonua, Gareth Widdop, Cooper Cronk, Jesse Bromwich, Cameron Smith (capt), Bryan Norrie, Kevin Proctor, Ryan Hoffman, Tohu Harris. Interchange: Jason Ryles, Junior Moors, Maurice Blair, Slade Griffin, Lagi Setu (one to be omitted).
SEA EAGLES: Peta Hiku, Jorge Taufua, Jamie Lyon (capt), Steve Matai, David Williams, Kieran Foran, Daly Cherry-Evans, Brenton Lawrence, Matt Ballin, Brent Kite, Anthony Watmough, Justin Horo, Glenn Stewart. Interchange: David Gower, Tom Symonds, Jamie Buhrer, George Rose, James Hasson (one to be omitted).
Referees: Shayne Hayne, Matt Cecchin.