That's all the teams in for round 26. Good luck to your team on the weekend. New players in the team of the year: Jamie Lyon, Dylan Walker, Josh Mansour, Alex Johnston, Daly Cherry-Evans
Wests Tigers: 1. Jy Hitchcox, 2. Pat Richards, 3. Asipeli Fine, 4. Chris Lawrence , 5. Sitaleki Akauola , 6. Blake Austin, 7. Mitchell Moses , 8. Aaron Woods, 9. Robbie Farah, 10. Matthew Lodge, 11. Curtis Sironan, 12. Bodene Thompson, 13. Adam Blair, 14. Sauaso Sue , 15. Martin Taupau, 16. Ava Seumanufagai, 17. Cory Paterson
Roosters: 1. Anthony Minichiello (c), 2. Daniel Tupou, 3. Michael Jennings, 4. Shaun Kenny-Dowall, 5. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, 6. James Maloney, 7. Mitchell Pearce, 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, 9. Mitchell Aubusson, 10. Sam Moa, 11. Boyd Cordner, 12. Sonny Bill Williams, 13. Aidan Guerra, 14. Heath L'Estrange , 15. Isaac Liu , 16. Dylan Napa, 17. Remi Casty
Talking point: Jake Friend (lung) and Frank-Paul Nuuausala (foot) are both out for the Chooks with Mitchell Aubusson and Remi Casty replacing them. Heath L'Estrange has been added to the bench.
Bulldogs: 1. Sam Perrett, 2. Corey Thompson, 3. Josh Morris, 4. Tim Lafai, 5. Mitch Brown, 6. Josh Reynolds, 7. Trent Hodkinson, 8. Aiden Tolman, 9. Michael Ennis ©, 10. James Graham, 11. Josh Jackson, 12. Tony Williams, 13. Greg Eastwood, 14. Reni Maitua , 15. David Klemmer, 16. Pat O'Hanlon, 17. Moses Mbye, 19. Harlan Alaalatoa
Talking point: Josh Reynolds (suspension) is back for the Dogs moving Moses Mybe to the bench for Dale Finucane (suspension).
Storm: 1. Billy Slater, 2. Sisa Waqa, 3. Will Chambers, 4. Mahe Fonua, 5. Marika Koroibete, 6. Ben Roberts, 7. Cooper Cronk, 8. Jesse Bromwich, 9. Cameron Smith, 10. Bryan Norrie, 11. Kevin Proctor, 12. Ryan Hoffman, 13. Ryan Hinchcliffe, 14. Tim Glasby, 15. Tohu Harris, 16. Dayne Weston , 17. Jordan McLean, 18, Junior Moors, 19. Justin O’Neill
Talking point: The same 19-man squad for the Storm as last week.Back to top
Knights: 1. Kurt Gidley, 2. Chanel Mata’utia, 3. Dane Gagai, 4. Joey Leilua, 5. Sione Mata'utia, 6. Jarrod Mullen, 7. Tyrone Roberts, 8. Davud Fa'alogo, 9. Adam Clydsdale, 10. Willie Mason, 11. Beau Scott, 12. Robbie Rochow, 13. Adam Cuthbertson, 14. Travis Waddell, 15. Korbin Sims, 17. Chris Houston, 18. Timana Tahu
Talking point: Travis Waddell returns to the team in place of last weekend’s debutant Tyler Randell.
Here is my top eight. Thumbs up or thumbs down? Leave your eight in the comments section on the right.
BREAKING: Brett Morris will captain St George Illawarra this week.
40 % of people think the Roosters will win the minor premiership. I tend to agree.
Sharks: 1. Michael Gordon, 2. Sosaia Feki, 3. Blake Ayshford, 4. Ricky Leutele 5. Valentine Holmes, 6. Daniel Holdsworth, 7. Jeff Robson, 8. Tim Robinson, 9. Michael Lichaa, 10. Matt Prior , 11. Tinirau Arona , 12. Tupou Sopoaga, 13. Chris Heighingto , 14. Pat Politoni, 15. Junior Roqica , 16. Sione Masima, 17. Scott Sorensen
Talking point: Michael Lichaa and Tinirau Arona return at the expense of debutant Patrice Siolo and utility Penani Manumalealii.Back to top
Manly: 1. Brett Stewart, 2. Jorge Taufua, 3. Jamie Lyon, 4. Steve Matai, 5. Peta Hiku, 6. Kieran Foran, 7. Daly Cherry-Evans, 8. Josh Starling, 9. Matt Ballin, 10. Brenton Lawrence, 11. Anthony Watmough, 12. Justin Horo, 13. Tom Symonds, 14. Jesse Sene-Lefao, 15. Dunamis Lui, 16. James Hasson, 17. Jason King
Talking point: Two changes for Manly with Dunamis Lui named to start for Jamie Buhrer (knee-ACL) and Brenton Lawrence (knee) returning. Justin Horo returns to the starting line up.
Sharks, Tigers, Knights and Dragons players should be top of your list for the GF.
All the team of the week polls are now up. Make sure you vote for your favourite team...still 7 NRL teams left.
Time for the final thumbs up challenge: Who wins this week. Thumbs up for Cowboys, thumbs down for Manly.
Frank-Paul Nuuausala has been ruled out of Thursday night's match with a mid-foot sprain
Penrith: 1. Matt Moylan, 2. Josh Mansour , 3.Dean Whare, 4. Jamal Idris, 5. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, 6. Will Smith, 7. Jamie Soward, 8. Nigel Plum, 9. James Segeyaro, 10. Sam McKendry, 11.Lewis Brown, , 12. Matt Robinson, 13. Sika Manu, 14. Kierran Moseley, 15. Ben Murdoch-Masila, 16. Sam Anderson, 17. Tim Grant
Talking point: The Panthers welcome back James Segeyaro after misssing the last two weeks. It means Moseley moves to the bench, with Brown promoted to starting line up for the suspended Adam Docker. Sika Manu shifts to lock. No Brent Kite or David Simmons...
Raiders: 1. Jack Wighton, 2. Bill Tupou, 3. Jarrod Croker, 4. Jeremy Hawkins, 5. Edrick Lee, 6. Anthony Milford, 7. Mitch Cornish, 8. Shannon Boyd , 9. Glen Buttriss, 10. Brett White , 11. Josh Papalii, 12 Jarrad Kennedy, 13. Joel Edwards Interchange: 14. Josh McCrone, 15. Matt McIlwrick, 16. Dane Tilse, 17. Paul Vaughan
Talking point: Brett White (groin) returns for his 196th and final match of his NRL career with with Dane Tilse moving to the bench and Kyle O’Donnell to play for Mounties.
Rabbitohs: 1. Greg Inglis, 2. Alex Johnston, 3. Dylan Walker, 4. Kirisome Auva’a, 5. Lote Tuqiri, 6. John Sutton, 7. Luke Keary, 8. George Burgess, 9. Issac Luke, 10. David Tyrrell, 11. Kyle Turner, 12. Chris McQueen, 13. Sam Burgess, Interchange: 14. Jason Clark, 15. Ben Lowe, 16. Luke Burgess , 17. Tom Burgess, 18. Bryson Goodwin, 19. Joe Picker
Talking point: John Sutton is back for the Bunnies! He comes in for the suspended Adam Reynolds, with Luke Keary moving to five eighth. Issac Luke will need to beat a striking charge tonight at the judiciary to play.
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