NRL Round 16 team lineups. NRL Teams Storm, Eels, Cowboys and Sharks have the bye.
*Newcastle Knights name Zeb Taia on an extended bench, in the same week they snared the promising back rower from Parramatta.
*Souths retain Ben Rogers at pivot, keeping Joe Williams in reserve grade. Hardman Jaiman Lowe is also back from suspension this week, and named on the bench.
*Former Parramatta workhorse Luke O’Dwyer gets a shot for the Titans, earning a bench role.
*The Warriors welcome back Ruben Wiki.
*The Raiders have Todd Carney back at half and get Michael Weymann back from suspension.
*The Tigers inject Beau Ryan onto the wing and throw Robbie Farrah in at half.
*Dragons are boosted by the return of Adam Peek from suspension and are captained by Ben Creagh.
*Daniel Holdsworth is fighting for a bench spot with the Bulldogs, with Steve Folkes to trim 2 from his bench.
*Roosters welcome back Amos Roberts at fullback for their Monday night clash with the Bulldogs.
NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS v SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS at EnergyAustralia Stadium, 7:30pm
KNIGHTS: Nathan Hinton, James McManus, George Carmont, Brad Tighe, Adam MacDougall, Jarrod Mullen, Luke Walsh, Mitchell Sargent, Terence Seu Seu, Adam Woolnough, Daniel Abraham, Cory Paterson, Reegan Tanner. Interchange: Michael Young, Chris Bailey, Jesse Royal, Kade Snowden, Matthew White, Zeb Taia (two to be omitted).
RABBITOHS: David Peachey, Nathan Merritt, Nigel Vagana, Shannon Hegarty, Paul Mellor, Ben Rogers, Jeremy Smith, Peter Cusack (captain), Stuart Webb, Roy Asotasi (captain), Luke Stuart, David Faalogo, Dean Widders. Interchange: Isaac Luke, Shane Rigon, Manase Manuokafoa, Jaiman Lowe.
Referee: Sean Hampstead
GOLD COAST TITANS v NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS at Carrara Stadium, 5:30pm
TITANS: Preston Campbell, Matt Petersen, Mat Rogers, Brett Delaney, Jake Webster, Josh Lewis, Scott Prince (captain), James Stosic, Nathan Friend, Ian Donnelly, Luke Swain, Mark Minichiello, Matt Hilder. Interchange: Luke O’Dwyer, Michael Hodgson, Gavin Cooper, Clint Amos, Kris Kahler (one to be omitted).
WARRIORS: Wade McKinnon, Patrick Ah Van, Todd Byrne, Simon Mannering, Manu Vatuvei, Michael Witt, Grant Rovelli, Ruben Wiki (captain), Nathan Fien, Evarn Tuimavave, Louis Anderson, Logan Swann, Micheal Luck. Interchange: George Gatis, Lance Hohaia, Wairangi Koopu, Epalahame Lauaki, Sam Rapira (one to be omitted).
Referee: Shayne Hayne
PENRITH PANTHERS v BRISBANE BRONCOS at CUA Stadium, 7:30pm
PANTHERS: Liam Georgetown, Geoff Daniela, Michael Jennings, Luke Lewis, Nick Youngquest, Brett Firman, Craig Gower (captain), Tim Grant, Keith Peters, Frank Puletua, Frank Pritchard, Tony Puletua, Nathan Smith. Interchange: John Nuumaalii, Mark O’Halloran, Shane Rodney, Joel Clinton, Paul Aiton (one to be omitted).
BRONCOS: Denan Kemp, Steve Michaels, David Stagg, Darius Boyd, Craig Frawley, Shane Perry, Michael Ennis, Dane Carlaw, Ian Lacey, Ben Hannant, Corey Parker, Brad Thorn (captain), Greg Eastwood. Interchange: Dave Taylor, Joel Moon, John Te Reo, Nick Kenny, Mick Roberts, Nick Emmett (two to be omitted).
Referee: Gavin Badger
CANBERRA RAIDERS v WESTS TIGERS at Canberra Stadium, 2pm
RAIDERS: William Zillman, David Milne, Marshall Chalk, Colin Best, Brett Kelly, Terry Campese, Todd Carney, Troy Thompson, Lincoln Withers, Scott Logan, Nigel Plum, Glen Turner, Alan Tongue (captain). Interchange: Josh Miller, Dane Tilse, Trevor Thurling, Michael Weyman, Ryan Hinchcliffe, Ben Jones (two to be omitted).
TIGERS: Daniel Fitzhenry, Beau Ryan, Dean Collis, Paul Whatuira, Taniela Tuiaki, John Morris, Robbie Farah, Todd Payten (captain), Dene Halatau, Bryce Gibbs, Liam Fulton, Chris Heighington, Chris Lawrence. Interchange: Danny Galea, Stuart Flanagan, Bronson Harrison, Ben Galea, Keith Galloway, Shannon McDonnell (two to be omitted).
Referee: Steve Clark
ST GEORGE-ILLAWARRA DRAGONS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Oki Jubilee Stadium, 3pm
DRAGONS: Josh Morris, Jason Nightingale, Chase Stanley, Keith Lulia, Tom Hewitt, Rangi Chase, Jamie Soward, Justin Poore, Simon Woolford, Dan Hunt, Beau Scott, Chris Houston, Ben Creagh (captain). Interchange: Adam Peek, Ben Ellis, Lagi Setu, Corey Payne.
SEA EAGLES: Michael Robertson, Nick Bradley-Qalilawa, Shane Neumann, Steve Menzies, Chris Hicks, Travis Burns, Matt Orford (captain), Jason King, Michael Monaghan, Mark Bryant, Anthony Watmough, Glenn Stewart, Luke Williamson. Interchange: Matt Ballin, Glenn Hall, Sione Finefeuiaki, Jack Afamasaga, Adam Cuthbertson (one to be omitted).
Referee: Tony Archer
BULLDOGS v SYDNEY ROOSTERS at Telstra Stadium, 7pm
BULLDOGS: Luke Patten, Hazem El Masri, Daryl Millard, Willie Tonga, Cameron Phelps, Ben Roberts, Brent Sherwin, Jarrad Hickey, Corey Hughes (captain), Kane Cleal, Sonny Bill Williams, Nick Kouparitsas, Reni Maitua. Interchange: Adam Perry, Brad Morrin, Adam Brideson, Jon Green, Daniel Holdsworth, Aaron Wheatley (two to be omitted).
ROOSTERS: Amos Roberts, John Williams, Joel Monaghan, Sia Soliola, Sam Perrett, Setaimata Sa, Mitchell Pearce, David Shillington, Craig Wing, Danny Nutley, Anthony Tupou, Craig Fitzgibbon (captain), Mitchell Aubusson. Interchange: Frank Paul-Nuuausala, Lopini Paea, Danny Williams, Ashley Harrison.
Referee: Jared Maxwell
BYE: PARRAMATTA, NORTH QUEENSLAND, SHARKS, MELBOURNE.