Warriors Sam Rapira in action during the NRL Rugby League match - Warriors v Titans, played on Saturday 25 April 2015 at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand.  Copyright Photo:  Bruce Lim / www.photosport.co.nz

Long-serving prop Sam Rapira returns for just his second NRL outing of the season in the Vodafone Warriors’ 19th-round clash against the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium today (2.00pm kick-off local time; 4.00pm NZT).

The 28-year-old, now in his 10th and final season in the NRL, comes onto the bench for injured Charlie Gubb for his 171st career appearance.

The rest of the line-up is as named earlier in the week.

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS v SYDNEY ROOSTERS

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

2.00pm, Sunday, July 19

Referees: Matt Cecchin and Grant Atkins

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS

1 SAM TOMKINS

2 TUIMOALA LOLOHEA

3 DAVID FUSITU’A

4 SOLOMONE KATA

5 JONATHAN WRIGHT

6 CHAD TOWNSEND

7 SHAUN JOHNSON

8 JACOB LILLYMAN

9 NATHAN FRIEND

10 BEN MATULINO

11 BODENE THOMPSON

12 RAYMOND FAITALA-MARINER

13 SIMON MANNERING (c)

Interchange:

14 SILIVA HAVILI

15 SIONE LOUSI

17 ALBERT VETE

18 SAM RAPIRA

HEAD COACH: ANDREW McFADDEN