Prop Bunty Afoa has been confirmed on the bench for the Vodafone Warriors’ 19th-round clash against Melbourne at Mount Smart Stadium today (4.00pm kick-off).

Afoa makes his comeback just three weeks after dislocating his elbow against Cronulla on June 29.
The two players to drop off the extended bench are hooker Karl Lawton and centre Anthony Gelling.

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS v MELBOURNE STORM
4.00pm, Sunday, July 22, 2018
Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland

VODAFONE WARRIORS

1 ROGER TUIVASA-SHECK (c)
2 DAVID FUSITU’A
3 GERARD BEALE
4 SOLOMONE KATA
5 KEN MAUMALO
18 MASON LINO
7 SHAUN JOHNSON
8 JAMES GAVET
9 ISSAC LUKE
10 AGNATIUS PAASI
11 ISAIAH PAPALI’I
12 SIMON MANNERING
13 ADAM BLAIR
Interchange:
14 JAZZ TEVAGA
15 CHRIS SATAE
16 JOSEPH VUNA
21 BUNTY AFOA

HEAD COACH | STEPHEN KEARNEY