Kieran Foran during a Vodafone Warriors training session at Mt Smart Stadium

Kieran Foran is a confirmed starter at standoff and front rowers James Gavet and Ligi Sao come onto the bench for the Vodafone Warriors’ fourth-round NRL clash against St George Illawarra at UOW Jubilee Oval in Sydney today (6.30pm kick-off local time; 8.30pm NZT).

Foran makes his debut for the club becoming Vodafone Warrior #217.

Charlie Gubb starts in the front row with Gavet and Sao joining Sam Lisone and Bunty Afoa on the interchange. Gavet and Sao are set for their first NRL appearances this season.

Albert Vete and Ata Hingano, both initially named in the starting line-up on Tuesday, appeared for the club's Intrust Super Premiership side yesterday as did utility Erin Clark and centre Blake Ayshford.

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS v ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS

UOW Jubilee Oval, Kogarah

6.30pm, Sunday, March 25

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS

1 ROGER TUIVASA-SHECK (c)

2 TUIMOALA LOLOHEA

3 DAVID FUSITU’A

4 SOLOMONE KATA

5 KEN MAUMALO

22 KIERAN FORAN

7 SHAUN JOHNSON

15 CHARLIE GUBB

9 ISSAC LUKE

10 JACOB LILLYMAN

11 BODENE THOMPSON

12 RYAN HOFFMAN

13 SIMON MANNERING

Interchange:

16 SAM LISONE

17 BUNTY AFOA

18 JAMES GAVET

20 LIGI SAO

HEAD COACH | STEPHEN KEARNEY