NRL Teams Round 2, 2008

The NRL clubs have announced their teams and lineups for Round 2 of the 2008 NRL Premiership, the squads for each club are as follows:

FRIDAY
SYDNEY ROOSTERS v BRISBANE BRONCOS at Sydney Football Stadium, 7.30pm
ROOSTERS:
Anthony Minichiello, Amos Roberts, Brent Grose, Setaimata Sa, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Braith Anasta, Mitchell Pearce, David Shillington, Riley Brown, Mark O’Meley, Willie Mason, Anthony Tupou, Craig Fitzgibbon (capt). Interchange: Lopini Paea, Sia Soliola, Nate Myles, James Aubusson, Danny Nutley (one to be omitted).
BRONCOS: Karmichael Hunt, Reece Robinson, Steve Michaels, Justin Hodges, Darius Boyd, Darren Lockyer (capt), Peter Wallace, Ben Hannant, PJ Marsh, Sam Thaiday, David Stagg, Ashton Sims, Tonie Carroll. Interchange: Shane Perry, Dave Taylor, Greg Eastwood, Nick Kenny.
Referee: Jared Maxwell

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS v BULLDOGS at Telstra Stadium, 7.30pm
RABBITOHS:
Fetuli Talanoa, Nathan Merritt, Germaine Paulson, Yileen Gordon, Shannon Hegarty, Ben Rogers, Eddie Paea, Michael Greenfield, Issac Luke, Roy Asotasi (capt), David Kidwell (capt), Ben Lowe, John Sutton. Interchange: George Ndaira, Dean Widders, Luke Stuart, Manase Manuokafoa.
BULLDOGS: Luke Patten, Hazem El Masri, Tim Winitana, Willie Tonga, Matt Utai, Ben Roberts, Daniel Holdsworth, Jarrod Hickey, Corey Hughes, Kane Cleal, Sonny Bill Williams, Andrew Ryan (capt), Lee Te Maari. Interchange: Reni Maitua, Danny Williams, Michael Sullivan, Chris Armit. br> Referee: Sean Hampstead

SATURDAY
PENRITH PANTHERS v CANBERRA RAIDERS at CUA Stadium, 5.30pm
PANTHERS:
Rhys Wesser, Luke Rooney, Brad Tighe, Michael Jennings, Mark O’Halloran, Maurice Blair, Jarrod Sammut, Brendan Worth, Luke Priddis, Petero Civoniceva (capt), Trent Waterhouse, Frank Pritchard, Nathan Smith. Interchange: Paul Aiton, Tony Puletua, Adam Woolnough, Frank Puletua, Matthew Bell (one to be omitted)
RAIDERS: William Zillman, Colin Best, Phil Graham, Joel Monaghan, Adrian Purtell, Terry Campese, Todd Carney, Troy Thompson, Lincoln Withers, Scott Logan, Marshall Chalk, Nigel Plum, Alan Tongue (capt). Interchange: Joe Picker, Josh Miller, Dane Tilse, Michael Weyman, Trevor Thurling (one to be omitted)
Referee: Jason Robinson

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at EnergyAustralia Stadium, 7.30pm
KNIGHTS:
Kurt Gidley, James McManus, Wes Naiqama, Adam MacDougall, Cooper Vuna, Jarrod Mullen, Scott Dureau, Daniel Tolar, Danny Buderus (capt), Jesse Royal, Chris Houston, Cameron Ciraldo, Zeb Taia. Interchange: Matt Hilder, Cory Paterson, Richard Faaoso, Danny Wicks, Matthew White, Keith Lulia, Chris Bailey (three to be omitted)
SEA EAGLES: Brett Stewart, Michael Robertson, Steve Bell, David Vaealiki, Michael Bani, Jamie Lyon, Matt Orford (capt), Jason King, Matt Ballin, Brent Kite, Anthony Watmough, Glenn Stewart, Steve Menzies. Interchange: Luke Williamson, Josh Perry, Adam Cuthbertson, Mark Bryant, Heath L’Estrange.
Referee: Ben Cummins

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS v WESTS TIGERS at DairyFarmers Stadium, 9.30pm
COWBOYS:
Matt Bowen, Ty Williams, Ashley Graham, Ben Harris, Mark Henry, Travis Burns, Johnathan Thurston (capt), Ray Cashmere, Aaron Payne, Carl Webb, Sione Faumuina, Jacob Lillyman, Luke O’Donnell. Interchange: David Faiumu, Sam Faust, Justin Smith, Matt Scott, Dayne Weston (one to be omitted).
TIGERS: Brett Hodgson (capt), Beau Ryan, Dene Halatau, Chris Lawrence, Peni Tagive, Tim Moltzen, John Morris, Todd Payten, Robbie Farah, Keith Galloway, Ben Te’o, Chris Heighington, Liam Fulton. Interchange: Rocky Trimarchi, Danny Galea, Corey Payne, Bronson Harrison.
Referee: Tony De Las Heras

SUNDAY
NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS v PARRAMATTA EELS at Mt Smart Stadium, 2pm
WARRIORS:
Aidan Kirk, Patrick Ah Van, Brent Tate, Jerome Ropati, Manu Vatuvei, Michael Witt, Grant Rovelli, Sam Rapira, Nathan Fien, Ruben Wiki (capt), Simon Mannering, Logan Swann, Micheal Luck. Interchange: Lance Hohaia, Evarn Tuimavave, Epalahame Lauaki, Sonny Fai
EELS: Luke Burt, Taulima Tautai, Joel Reddy, Jarryd Hayne, Eric Grothe, Feleti Mateo, Brett Finch, Nathan Cayless (capt), Mark Riddell, Fuifui Moimoi, Nathan Hindmarsh, Todd Lowrie, Daniel Wagon. Interchange: Matt Keating, Josh Cordoba, Weller Hauraki, Junior Paulo, Brendon Oake, Joe Galuvao (two to be omitted).
Referee: Shayne Hayne

MELBOURNE STORM v CRONULLA SHARKS at Olympic Park, 3pm
STORM:
Billy Slater, Steve Turner, Will Chambers, Israel Folau, Anthony Quinn, Russ Aitken, Cooper Cronk, Jeff Lima, Cameron Smith (capt), Brett White, Jeremy Smith, Ryan Hoffman, Dallas Johnson. Interchange: Matt Geyer, Adam Blair, Sika Manu, Sam Tagataese.
SHARKS: Brett Kearney, Bryson Goodwin, Ben Pomeroy, David Simmons, Luke Covell, Brett Seymour, Brett Kimmorley, Ben Ross, Isaac De Gois, Luke Douglas, Paul Gallen (capt), Reece Williams, Greg Bird. Interchange: Adam Peek, Bryan Norrie, Fraser Anderson, Kevin Kingston, Jacob Selmes (one to be omitted).
Referee: Tony Archer

MONDAY ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS v GOLD COAST TITANS at WIN Stadium, 7pm
DRAGONS:
Ben Hornby, Jason Nightingale, Mark Gasnier (capt), Matt Cooper, Josh Morris, Rangi Chase, Jamie Soward, Justin Poore, Simon Woolford, Dan Hunt, Beau Scott, Kirk Reynoldson, Dean Young. Interchange: Jarrod Saffy, Jason Ryles, Ben Ellis, Chase Stanley, Lagi Setu, Brett Morris (two to be omitted)
TITANS: Preston Campbell, Ben Jeffery, Luke O’Dwyer, Brett Delaney, Jordan Atkins, Mat Rogers, Scott Prince (capt), Luke Bailey (capt), Nathan Friend, Michael Hodgson, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark Minichiello, Ashley Harrison. Interchange: Aaron Cannings, Daniel Conn, Josh Graham, Clint Amos.
Referee: Gavin Badger

3 thoughts on “NRL Teams Round 2, 2008”

  1. HI,JUST LIKE TO SAY THAT I WAS APPAULED THAT NO ACTION WAS TAKEN
    AGAINST THE ROOSTERS AND FREDDY SHOULD HANG HIS HEAD IN SHAME.
    BAR HUM BUG IF I WANT TO TAKE MY KIDS AND WATCH FOWL PLAY LEAGUE SHOULD ACT STRAIGHT AWAY AND NOT SIT ON ITS HANDS

  2. Matt,
    I am sure that a good hard game of league or any other sport is far better than any dirty tactics. Lets see a good game as was the case between Eels and Dogs.
    Not doing anything about dirty play will only make things worse for the young future players who then belive that they will get away with these types of tactics.
    Good on you Ron, I will back your comments.
    Matt, There are more injuries in Netball than league except they are not caused through dirty play!!

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