Jerome Mamea on the attack. NRL Holden Cup, Juniors U20's. Warriors v Knights. Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. Monday 28 March 2016. Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

Two positional switches have been made to the Vodafone Junior Warriors’ starting forwards for today’s sixth-round NYC encounter with the Manly Sea Eagles at Mount Smart Stadium (5.15pm kick-off).

Chris Sio, originally selected to start at loose forward, has been moved to hooker and Kenese Kenese replaces Sio at loose forward.

The move results in regular starting hooker and captain Sheldon Pitama going to the interchange.

The rest of the line-up is as selected.

The Vodafone Junior Warriors have so far had one win and four losses to lie 15th on the ladder while Manly has lost all four games it has played with another postponsed.

 

VODAFONE JUNIOR WARRIORS v MANLY SEA EAGLES

Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland

5.15pm, Saturday, April 9

Referee: Phil Henderson

 

VODAFONE JUNIOR WARRIORS

1 KANE TELEA

2 LEWIS SOOSEMEA

3 JUNIOR PAUGA

4 MELINO FINEANGANOFO

5 LEVI McBIRNEY

6 CHANEL HARRIS-TAVITA

7 ZION IOKA

8 BUNTY AFOA

13 CHRIS SIO

10 ISAIAH PAPALII

11 OFAHIKI OGDEN

12 MARATA NIUKORE (c)

16 KENESE KENESE

Interchange:

9 SHELDON PITAMA (c)

14 TUALIMA TUALIMA

15 JEROME MAMEA

17 JOSEPH VUNA

COACH | KELVIN WRIGHT