NRL Trials Teams Week 2

One week closer to the start of the NRL season, as the teams start to filter through. More and more first-graders will enter the sides as they gain match fitness, in what should be some entertaining trial games.

Young kids still have a chance to shine and veterans have a chance to stamp their authority, all having a point to prove in the trials.

So, without further adieu, here are the trial teams:

Friday February 13

Parramatta Eels v Wests Tigers (#NRLTrials #NRLparwst); ANZAC Oval, Alice Springs. Kick-off: 7:30pm.

Eels: Issac De Gois, David Gower, Darcy Lussick, Cody Nelson, Pauli Pauli, Danny Wicks, Peni Terepo, Richie Fa’aoso, Ryan Morgan, Vai Toutai, Adam Quinlan, Halaufau Lavaka, Adam Quinlan, Bureta Faraimo, Beau Champion, Joseph Ualesi, Ben Crooks, John Folau, Fabian Goodall, Zach Dockar-Clay, Junior Paulo, Luke Kelly, Josh Aloiai, Tim Mannah, Manu Mau, Tepai Moeroa, Anthony Watmough, Eric Newbigging, Daniel Alvaro, Tui Kamikamica, Will Hopoate, Reece Robinson & Corey Norman.

Coach: Brad Arthur.

Tigers: Robbie Farah (C), Nathan Brown, Josh Drinkwater, Jack Buchanan, Manaia Cherrington, Dene Halatau, Keith Galloway, Delouise Hoeter, Chris Lawrence, Lamar Liolevave, Kyle Lovett, Shannon McDonnell, Mitchell Moses, Kevin Naiqama, Pat Richards, Brendan Santi, Ava Seumanufagai, Tim Simona, Curtis Sironen, Sauaso Sue, Martin Taupau & Aaron Woods.

Coach: Jason Taylor.

Saturday February 14

Newcastle Knights v Wauchope Blues & Port Macquarie Sharks (#NRLTrials); Lank Bain Sporting Complex, Wauchope. Kick-off: 6pm.

Knights: 1. Nathan Ross 2. Jake Mamo 3. Pat Mata’utia 4. Joey Leilua 5. Chanel Mata’utia 16. Tyler Randell 7. Jaelen Feeney 8. Kade Snowden 9. Chad Redman 10. Sam Mataora 11. Marvin Filipo 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Paterkia Vaivai.

Interchange: 14. Danny Levi 15. Jake Finn 6. Sam Keenan 17. Jah Pakau 18. Tuiala Togitasi 19. James Elias 20. Honeti Tuha 21. Luke Yates.

Coach: Rick Stone.

Townsville Blackhawks v North Queensland Cowboys (#NRLTrials #ISCblknql); Jack Manski Oval, Kirwan. Kick-off: 6:30pm.

Blackhawks: 1. Jahrome Hughes 2. Jonathan Reuben 3. Wayne Ulugia 4. Moses Pangai 5. Lenny Magey 6. Michael Parker-Walshe 7. Mitchell Seri 8. Ricky Thorby 9. Nathan Norford 10. Sam Beasley 11. Lorenzo Ma’Afu 12. Rhyse Martin 13. Neville Costigan.

Interchange: 14. Nathaniel Bowman 15. Corey Jensen 16. Chris McLean 17. Joe Mua 18. Jack Kelleher 19. Zach Daly 20. Daniel Pickering 21. Colin Wilkie 22. Rhyse Matsen 23. Dennis Tomarchio 24. Tyler Smith.

Cowboys: 1. Lachlan Coote 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Javid Bowen 4. Hezron Murgha 5. Zac Santo 6. Cameron Culen 7. Tom Humble 8. Scott Bolton 9. Cameron King 10. Sam Hoare 11. Ben Spina 12. Coen Hess 13. John Asiata.

Interchange: 14. Josh Chudleigh 15. Akeripa Tia Kilifi 16. Viliame Kikau 17. Patrick Kaufusi 18. Braden Uele 19. Conor Carey 20. Cooper Bambling 21. David Munro 22. Andrew Niemoller.

Coach: Paul Green.

New Zealand Warriors v Penrith Panthers (#NRLTrials #NRLwarpen); Rotorua Stadium International Stadium. Kick-off: 3pm (local time). 1pm AEST.

Warriors: 1. Sam Tomkins 2. Ken Maumalo 3.Ngani Laumape 4.Solomone Kata 5.Tuimoala Lolohea 6.Chad Townsend 7. Shaun Johnson 8.Suaia Matagi 9.Thomas Leuluai (C) 10. Ben Matulino 11.Ryan Hoffman 12. Bodene Thompson 13. Ben Henry.

Interchange: 14. Matt Allwood 15. Marata Niukore 16. Api Pewhairangi 17. Sam Lisone 18. Nathaniel Roache 19. Sione Lousi 20. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 21. John Palavi 22. Albert Vet 22. Sam Rapira 23. Jazz Tevaga.

Coach: Andrew McFadden.

Panthers: Adam Docker, Apisai Koroisau, Ben Murdoch-Masila, Brent Kite, Bryce Cartwright, Robert Jennings, Tupou Sopoaga, Dean Whare, Leilani Latu, Issac John, Isaah Yeo, Jamal Idris, James Segeyaro, Jamie Soward, Jeremy Latimore, Josh Mansour, Lewis Brown, George Jennings, Will Smith, Peter Wallace, Sam McKendry, Eddie Aiono, Andy Saunders, Christian Creighton, Waqa Blake, Regan Campbell-Gillard, Kieran Moss & Elijah Taylor.

Coach: Ivan Cleary.

Melbourne Storm v Easts Tigers (#NRLTrials); Gosch’s Paddock, Melbourne. Kick-off: 6pm.

Storm: Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Reuben Baillie, Kurt Bernard, Kenny Bromwich, Kurt Bernard, Dean Britt, Mahe Fonua, Charlie Galo, Ben Hampton, Hymel Hunt, Richie Kennar, Billy Kitt, Mack Mason, Cameron Munster, Tom Murphy, Shaun Nona, Latrell Robinson, Travis Robinson, Joe Stimson, Francis Tualau, Jake Turpin, Joe Ulaibau, Suliasi Vunivalu, Christian Welch & Dayne Weston.

Coach: Craig Bellamy.

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Northern Pride (#R2R); Redfern Oval. Kick-off: 6pm.

Rabbitohs: 1. Damon Goolagong. 2. Setefano Taukafa 3. Aaron Gray 4. Daryl Millard 5. Sam Manuleleua 6. Liam Coleman 7. Jordie Hedges. 8. Tom Burgess 9. Scott Sorensen 10. PJ Los’e 11. Glenn Stewart 12. John Sutton (C) 13. Ben Lowe.

Interchange: 14. Wartovo Puara 15. John Olive 16. Cheyne Whitelaw 17. Angus Crichton 18. Tom Hughes 19. Thompson Teteh 20. Jack Gosiewksi.

Coach: Michael Maguire.

Pride: 1. Linc Port 2. Luke George 3. Brett Anderson (C) 4. Dean McGillvray 5. Semi Tadulala 6. Ben Jeffries 7. Sam Obst 8. Sheldon Powe-Hobbs 9. Jason Roos (C) 10. Jack Svendsen 11. Graham Clark 12. Vaipuna Tia-Kilifi 13. Tom Hancock.

Interchange: 14. Ryah Ghietti 15. Travis Peeters 16. Nathan Wales 17. Jordan Biondi-Odo 18. David Murphy 19. Keelan White 20. Jared Varney 21. Denzel King 22. PJ Webb.

Coach: Joe O’Callaghan.

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