Intrust Super Premiership NSW. Warriors v Knights. Mt Smart Stadium

Front rower Toafofoa Sipley has been added to the interchange for the Vodafone Warriors’ sixth-round Intrust Super Premiership encounter with Newtown Jets at Mount Smart Stadium today (11.45am kick-off).

He returns from an injury lay-off to join utility Sam Cook and props Chris Satae and Daniel Palavi on the bench.

Confirmed to start are four players initially named on the Vodafone Warriors’ extended bench for their NRL encounter with the Parramatta Eels.

Mafoa’aeata Hingano and Mason Lino team up in the halves with Albert Vete starting at prop and Bunty Afoa in the second row.

The Vodafone Warriors are seeking their sixth straight win to retain their place at the top of the points table.

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS v NEWTOWN JETS

Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland

11.45am, Sunday, April 9

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS

1 CHARNZE NICOLL-KLOKSTAD

2 JUNIOR PAUGA

3 MATT ALLWOOD

4 SEMISI FOTU

5 TUIMOALA LOLOHEA

18 MAFOA’AEATA HINGANO

7 MASON LINO (c)

8 PATRICK SIPLEY

9 JAZZ TEVAGA

10 ALBERT VETE

11 OFAHIKI OGDEN

12 BUNTY AFOA

13 JAMES BELL

Interchange:

6 SAM COOK

15 CHRIS SATAE

16 DANIEL PALAVI

23 TOAFOFOA SIPLEY

COACH | RICKY HENRY