Warriors James Gavet with a hit up. Vodafone Warriors v  St George Illawarra Dragons. NRL Rugby League. Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, New Zealand. Friday 19 May 2017 © Copyright Photo: Bruce Lim / www.Photosport.nz

Front rower James Gavet has been brought onto the bench for the Vodafone Warriors' 16th-round NRL clash against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Mount Smart Stadium tonight (8.00pm kick-off; match day sponsor: Suzuki).

He joins hooker Nathaniel Roache and fellow props Sam Lisone and Albert Vete while Bunty Afoa is 18th man.

With Kieran Foran (thigh) out, Ata Hingano makes his fifth appearance of the season, starting at standoff.

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS v CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS

Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland

8.00pm, Friday, June 23

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS

1 ROGER TUIVASA-SHECK (c)

2 CHARNZE NICOLL-KLOKSTAD

3 BLAKE AYSHFORD

4 DAVID FUSITU’A

5 KEN MAUMALO

22 MAFOA’AEATA HINGANO

7 SHAUN JOHNSON

8 JACOB LILLYMAN

9 ISSAC LUKE

10 BEN MATULINO

11 BODENE THOMPSON

12 RYAN HOFFMAN

13 SIMON MANNERING

Interchange:

14 NATHANIEL ROACHE

15 SAM LISONE

16 ALBERT VETE

18 JAMES GAVET

HEAD COACH | STEPHEN KEARNEY