Two changes have been made to the Vodafone Warriors’ bench for their 20th-round New South Wales Cup encounter with Manly at Mount Smart Stadium today (2.40pm kick-off).

Kouma Samson, who was in the club’s premiership-winning NYC side last year, and Ray Talimalie have been brought onto the interchange replacing Daniel Palavi and Zac Tippins.

The starting line-up is as named as the Vodafone Warriors seek to retain their position at the top of the competition ladder. They go into the match on 28 points, two points ahead of the Mounties, Penrith and Wyong.

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS v MANLY SEA EAGLES

Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland

2.40pm, Saturday, July 25

Referee: Aaron Donald

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS

1 VILIAMI KAVEINGA

2 KEN MAUMALO

3 MATTHEW ALLWOOD

4 DOMINIQUE PEYROUX

5 TOMAS AOAKE

6 ATA HINGANO

7 MASON LINO

8 UPU POCHING

9 NATHANIEL ROACHE

10 SEBASTINE IKAHIHIFO

11 JOHN PALAVI (c)

12 JAMES BELL

13 DAVID BHANA

Interchange:

14 PATRICK SIPLEY

16 PAKI AFU

18 RAY TALIMALIE

21 KOUMA SAMSON 

COACH: STACEY JONES