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Late Mail: NRL Round 2

All the Late Mail for Round 2 of the 2022 NRL Telstra Premiership.

Round 2 Late Mail

Bulldogs v Broncos, Sunday, 6:15pm, Accor Stadium

Bulldogs: Tevita Pangai jnr is set to make his Bulldogs debut after missing round one with a hamstring injury. Corey Waddell moves to the bench and Chris Patolo to the reserves list. All four players who suffered head knocks last week — Braidon Burns, Brent Naden, Jeremy Marshall-King and Patolo — have been named to play but will be monitored closely throughout the week.

Final team: Trent Barrett will run with the 17 players named on Tuesday, with the only change being Luke Thompson again reverting to the bench and Corey Waddell starting. 

Broncos: Skipper Adam Reynolds' return from COVID sees Albert Kelly shift from halfback to five-eighth, Billy Walters goes to the interchange bench and Tyrone Roberts is out of the squad. Tesi Niu has recovered from a hamstring injury a week ahead of schedule and takes over at fullback from Jamayne Isaako.

Final team: Brisbane will be 1-17. 

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Matt Dufty
    Fullback for Broncos is number 1 Tesi Niu
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 2 Jayden Okunbor
    Winger for Broncos is number 2 Corey Oates
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 3 Braidon Burns
    Centre for Broncos is number 3 Kotoni Staggs
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 4 Brent Naden
    Centre for Broncos is number 4 Herbie Farnworth
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
    Winger for Broncos is number 5 Selwyn Cobbo
  • Five-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Matt Burton
    Five-Eighth for Broncos is number 6 Albert Kelly
  • Halfback for Bulldogs is number 7 Jake Averillo
    Halfback for Broncos is number 7 Adam Reynolds

Forwards

  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 10 Paul Vaughan
    Prop for Broncos is number 8 Keenan Palasia
  • Hooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Jeremy Marshall-King
    Hooker for Broncos is number 9 Jake Turpin
  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 15 Corey Waddell
    Prop for Broncos is number 10 Payne Haas
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Jack Hetherington
    2nd Row for Broncos is number 11 Kurt Capewell
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Tevita Pangai Junior
    2nd Row for Broncos is number 12 Jordan Riki
  • Lock for Bulldogs is number 13 Josh Jackson
    Lock for Broncos is number 13 Patrick Carrigan

Interchange

  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 8 Luke Thompson
    Interchange for Broncos is number 14 Ryan James
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Bailey Biondi-Odo
    Interchange for Broncos is number 15 Kobe Hetherington
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 16 Max King
    Interchange for Broncos is number 16 Teui Robati
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Ava Seumanufagai
    Interchange for Broncos is number 17 Billy Walters

Reserves

  • Replacement for Bulldogs is number 25 Aaron Schoupp
    Replacement for Broncos is number 18 Brenko Lee

Match Officials

  • Referee: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
  • Touch Judge: Jon Stone
  • Touch Judge: Belinda Sharpe
  • Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy

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