NRL Teams Round 20 2008

NRL Teams and Squad Lineups for Round 20 of the NRL this weekend, commencing on Friday Night (all times AEST).

FRIDAY
Brisbane Broncos v Cronulla Sharks at Suncorp Stadium, 7.45pm
Broncos:
Karmichael Hunt, Denan Kemp, Darius Boyd, Justin Hodges, Kaine Manihera, Darren Lockyer (c), Peter Wallace, Ben Hannant, Michael Ennis, Joel Clinton, Corey Parker, Sam Thaiday, Tonie Carroll. Interchange: Ashton Sims, Greg Eastwood, Nick Kenny, David Stagg
Sharks: Brett Kearney, Misi Taulapapa, Ben Pomeroy, David Simmons, Luke Covell, Brett Seymour, Brett Kimmorley, Ben Ross, Isaac de Gois, Luke Douglas, Grant Millington, Fraser Anderson, Paul Gallen (c). Interchange: Danny Nutley, Kade Snowden, Adam Peek, Terence Seu Seu, Blake Green (one to be omitted)
Referee: Shayne Hayne

Parramatta Eels v North Queensland Cowboys at Parramatta Stadium, 7.45pm
Eels:
Jarryd Hayne, Joel Reddy, Krisnan Inu, Taulima Tautai, Tony Williams, Kristopher Keating, Brett Finch, Nathan Cayless (c), Matthew Keating, Fuifui Moimoi, Nathan Hindmarsh, Daniel Wagon, Chad Robinson. Interchange: Mark Riddell, Josh Cordoba, Joe Galuvao, Todd Lowrie, Broderick Wright (one to be omitted)
Cowboys: Mark Henry, Ty Williams, Ben Farrar, Ben Harris, John Williams, Sione Faumuina, Travis Burns, Carl Webb, Aaron Payne (c), Shane Tronc, Luke Harlen, Dayne Weston, Steve Southern. Interchange: Jackson Nicolau, George Gatis, Ben Vaeau, Ray Cashmere
Referee: Steve Lyons

SATURDAY
Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans at Canberra Stadium, 5.30pm
Raiders:
David Milne, Colin Best, Marshall Chalk, Joel Monaghan, Adrian Purtell, Terry Campese, Marc Herbert, Troy Thompson, Ryan Hinchcliffe, Dane Tilse, Glen Turner, Joe Picker, Alan Tongue (c). Interchange: Ben Jones, Trevor Thurling, Scott Logan, Neville Costigan, Glen Buttriss (one to be omitted).
Titans: Preston Campbell, Jordan Rapana, Gavin Cooper, Brett Delaney, Jordan Atkins, Ashley Harrison, Brad Davis, Michael Henderson, Nathan Friend, Michael Hodgson, Anthony Laffranchi, Daniel Conn, Josh Graham. Interchange: James Stosic, Will Matthews, Luke Swain, Luke O’Dwyer, Matthew Cross (one to be omitted).
Referee: Tony De Las Heras

Penrith Panthers v Wests Tigers at CUA Stadium, 7.30pm
Panthers:
Rhys Wesser, Lachlan Coote, Michael Jennings, Brad Tighe, Michael Gordon, Wade Graham, Luke Lewis, Tony Puletua, Luke Priddis, Petero Civoniceva (c), Frank Pritchard, Trent Waterhouse, Nathan Smith. Interchange: Matthew Bell, Junior Moors, Maurice Blair, Masada Iosefa, Luke Rooney (One To Be Omitted)
Tigers: Brett Hodgson (c), Taniela Tuiaki, Dene Halatau, Chris Lawrence, Beau Ryan, Benji Marshall, Robbie Farah, Keith Galloway, John Morris, Bryce Gibbs, Bronson Harrison, Chris Heighington, Liam Fulton. Interchange: Stuart Flanagan, Ben Te’o, Corey Payne, Daine Laurie
Referee: Tony Archer

SUNDAY
New Zealand Warriors v Melbourne Storm at Mt Smart Stadium, 12pm
Warriors:
Lance Hohaia, Malo Solomona, Brent Tate, Sonny Fai, Aidan Kirk, Nathan Fien, Grant Rovelli, Ruben Wiki, Ian Henderson, Steve Price (Capt), Simon Mannering, Logan Swann, Micheal Luck. Interchange: Jerome Ropati, Evarn Tuimavave, Sam Rapira, Ben Matulino.
Storm: Billy Slater, Steve Turner, Matt Geyer, Israel Folau, Anthony Quinn, Greg Inglis, Cooper Cronk, Jeff Lima, Cameron Smith (Capt), Brett White, Michael Crocker, Ryan Hoffman, Dallas Johnson. Interchange: Jeremy Smith, Adam Blair, Sika Manu, Antonio Kafusi
Referee: Jared Maxwell

Newcastle Knights v South Sydney Rabbitohs at EnergyAustralia Stadium, 2pm
Knights:
Kurt Gidley, James Mcmanus, Junior Sau, Adam Macdougall, Cooper Vuna, Chris Bailey, Jarrod Mullen, Daniel Tolar, Danny Buderus (c), Matthew White, Chris Houston, Steve Simpson, Zeb Taia. Interchange: Cory Paterson, Cameron Ciraldo, Richard Fa’aoso, Danny Wicks, Mark Taufua, Akuila Uate, Scott Dureau (three to be omitted)
Rabbitohs: Nathan Merritt, Shannon Hegarty, Jamie Simpson, Beau Champion, Fetuli Talanoa, Craig Wing, Chris Sandow, Scott Geddes, George Ndaira, Roy Asotasi (c), Luke Stuart, David Faalogo, John Sutton. Interchange: Beau Falloon, Shannan Mcpherson, Manase Manuokafoa, Michael Greenfield, David Kidwell. (one to be omitted)
Referee: Ben Cummins

Sydney Roosters v Manly Sea Eagles at Sydney Football Stadium, 3pm
Roosters:
Amos Roberts, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Mitchell Aubusson, Sia Soliola, Sam Perrett, Braith Anasta, Mitchell Pearce, Mark O’Meley, Riley Brown, David Shillington, Willie Mason, Anthony Tupou, Craig Fitzgibbon (c). Interchange: Lopini Paea, Frank-Paul Nuuausala, Anthony Cherrington, James Aubusson, Brent Grose, (one to be omitted).
Sea Eagles: Brett Stewart, Michael Robertson, Steve Bell, Steve Matai, David Williams, Steve Menzies, Matt Orford (c), Brent Kite, Matt Ballin, Josh Perry, Anthony Watmough, Glenn Hall, Glenn Stewart. Interchange: Heath L’Estrange, Mark Bryant, Adam Cuthbertson, Jack Afamasaga, Jeff Robson, Luke Williamson (two to be omitted)
Referee: Jason Robinson

MONDAY
St George Illawarra Dragons v Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium, 7pm
Dragons:
Brett Morris, Jason Nightingale, Mark Gasnier (c), Matt Cooper, Josh Morris, Jamie Soward, Ben Hornby, Justin Poore, Dean Young, Jason Ryles, Beau Scott, Ben Creagh, Lagi Setu. Interchange: Kirk Reynoldson, Dan Hunt, Jarrod Saffy, Rangi Chase, Matt Prior, Stuart Webb, Chase Stanley (three to be omitted)
Bulldogs: Brent Crisp, Hazem El Masri, Daryl Millard, Tim Winitana, Heka Nanai, Daniel Holdsworth, Arana Taumata, Jarrad Hickey, Corey Hughes, Fred Briggs, Sonny Bill Williams, Andrew Ryan (c), Reni Maitua. Interchange: Chris Armit, Lee Te Maari, John Kite, Ben Roberts
Referee: Sean Hampstead

One thought on “NRL Teams Round 20 2008”

  1. Hi, NRL Supporters,
    Warren Ryan in last week’s Courier Mail paper made the following intersting & informative assessments as to how to sort out this year’s NRL Premiership winner.
    Note the following historical facts :
    1-There have been 18 teams to contest the G. F. since the start of the Mc Intyre system in 1999 spaning nine Grand Finals.
    2-There have been only two teams outside the top four to play in those G.F’s and both teams have lost….namely St. George in 1999 (5th) & I think the Cowboys in 2005 ( ? 6th).
    Currently, the top four consist of Manly, Melbourne, Cronulla & Sydney Roosters, so if these remain the same at after Rd 26 then it is highly unlikely, going on past records, the Premiership winner will come from outside these four teams.
    So therefore, we have a very possible situation where we can narrow it down to these four teams as being the winner. Take your pick !!!!!!
    I really think it will be Melbourne who will create history as the only team to win back to back Premierships in the last 9 years.
    Cheers,
    George Masters.

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