Halfback Mason Lino and front rower Agnatius Paasi have been omitted from the original 21-man squad for the Vodafone Warriors' first-round NRL clash against South Sydney in Perth on Saturday night (4.00pm kick-off local time; 9.00pm NZT).

Two  more players will be confirmed to drop out of the squad an hour before kick-off. 

Vodafone Warriors: 1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (c); 2 David Fusitua, 3 Peta Hiku, 4 Solomone Kata, 5 Ken Maumalo; 6 Blake Green, 7 Shaun Johnson; 8 James Gavet, 9 Issac Luke, 10 Adam Blair; 11 Isaiah Papali'i, 12 Tohu Harris; 13 Ligi Sao.

Interchange: 14 Sam Cook, 15 Leivaha Pulu, 16 Sam Lisone, 17 Bunty Afoa, 18 Jazz Tevaga, 22 Anthony Gelling.