Rd 1 NRL Teams

Can you believe it?! Here we are again, the start of a new NRL season. The off-season has flown by and we have your round 1 NRL teams covered. 

With some surprise selections and omissions, rookies galore and players keen to bounce back, the round 1 NRL teams sure look interesting.

Without further adieu, here we go:

Melbourne Storm v Brisbane Broncos (#NRLmelbri); Thursday, March 14; AAMI Park, Melbourne. Kick-off: 7:50 pm.

Storm: 1. Jahrome Hughes 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Will Chambers 4. Curtis Scott 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Brodie Croft 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith (C) 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane. 

Interchange: 14. Brandon Smith 15. Christian Welch 16. Tui Kamikamica 17. Patrick Kaufusi.

Reserves: 18. Ryan Papenhuyzen 19. Tom Eisenhuth 20. Billy Walters 21. Marion Seve.

Coach: Craig Bellamy.

Broncos: 1. Darius Boyd (C) 2. Corey Oates 3. James Roberts 4. Jack Bird 5. Jamayne Isaako 6. Anthony Milford 7. Kodi Nikorima 8. Matthew Lodge 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Joe Ofahengaue 11. Alex Glenn 12. Jaydn Su’A 13. Matt Gillett. 

Interchange: 14. Kotoni Staggs 15. David Fifita 16. Thomas Flelger 17. Tevita Pangai Junior.

Reserves: 18. Shaun Fensom 19. Patrick Carrigan 20. Sean O’Sullivan 21. Gehamat Shibasaki.

Coach: Anthony Seibold.


Newcastle Knights v Cronulla Sharks (#NRLnewcro); Friday, March 15; McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle. Kick-off: 6 pm.

Knights: 1. Connor Watson 2. Edrick Lee 3. Hymel Hunt 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Shaun Kenny-Dowall 6. Kalyn Ponga 7. Mitch Pearce (C) 8. David Klemmer 9. Danny Levi 10. James Gavet 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Sione Mata’utia 13. Tim Glasby.

Interchange: 14. Kurt Mann 15. Aidan Guerra 16. Mitch Barnett 17. Daniel Saifiti.

Reserves: 18. Jamie Buhrer 19. Herman Ese’ese 20. Josh King 21. Brodie Jones.

Coach: Nathan Brown

Sharks: 1. Matt Moylan 2. Sosaia Feki 3. Josh Dugan 4. Josh Morris 5. Sione Katoa 6. Shaun Johnson 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Matt Prior 11. Briton Nikora 12. Kurt Capewell 13. Paul Gallen (C).

Interchange: 14. Blayke Brailey 15. Jayson Bukuya 16. Aaron Woods 17. Jack Williams.

Reserves: 18. Scott Sorenson 19. Kyle Flanagan 20. Bronson Xerri 21. Braden Hamlin-Uele.

Coach: John Morris.


Sydney Roosters v South Sydney Rabbitohs (#NRLsydsou); Friday, March 15; Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Kick-off: 7:55 pm.

Roosters: 1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Latrell Mitchell 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Boyd Cordner (C) 12. Mitch Aubusson 13. Victor Radley.

Interchange: 14. Isaac Liu 15. Zane Tetevano 16. Lindsay Collins 17. Angus Crichton.

Reserves: 18. Nat Butcher 19. Matt Ikuvalu 20. Lachlan Lam 21. Poasa Faamausili.

Coach: Trent Robinson.

Souths: 1. Alex Johnston 2. Dane Gagai 3. Greg Inglis (C) 4. Braidon Burns 5. Campbell Graham 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. John Sutton 12. Sam Burgess 13. Cameron Murray.

Interchange: 14. Liam Knight 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Ethan Lowe 17. Corey Allan.

Reserves: 18. Kyle Turner 19. Connor Tracey 20. Rhys Kennedy 21. Mawene Hiroti.

Coach: Wayne Bennett.


New Zealand WarriorsCanterbury Bulldogs (#NRLwarcby); Saturday, March 16; Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland. Kick-off: 3 pm (AEDT) and 5 pm (local).

Warriors: 1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (C) 2. David Fusitu’a 3. Peta Hiku 4. Solomone Kata 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Adam Keighran 7. Blake Green 8. Agnatius Paasi 9. Nathaniel Roache 10. Bunty Afoa 11. Adam Blair 12. Tohu Harris 13. Lachlan Burr.

Interchange: 14. Jazz Tevaga 15. Sam Lisone 16. Leeson Ah Mau 17. Blake Ayshford.

Reserves: 18. Gerard Beale 19. Ligi Sao 20. Karl Lawton 21. Chanel Harris-Tavita.

Coach: Stephen Kearney

Bulldogs: 1. Will Hopoate 2. Christian Crichton 3. Kerrod Holland 4. Reimis Smith 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Kieran Foran 7. Lachlan Lewis 8. Aidan Tolman 9. Michael Lichaa 10. Dylan Napa 11. Josh Jackson (C) 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Adam Elliott.

Interchange: 14. Jeremy Marshall-King 15. Danny Fualalo 16. Corey Harawira-Naera 17. Sauaso Sue.

Reserves: 19. Jack Cogger 20. Nick Meaney 21. Chris Smith 22. Ofahiki Ogden.

Coach: Dean Pay


Wests Tigers v Manly Sea Eagles (#NRLwstman); Saturday, March 16; Leichhardt Oval. Kick-off: 5:30 pm. 

Tigers: 1. Corey Thompson 2. Mahe Fonua 3. Paul Momirovski 4. Esan Marsters 5. Robert Jennings 6. Benji Marshall 7. Luke Brooks 8. Ben Matulino 9. Robbie Farah 10. Alex Twal 11. Ryan Matterson 12. Luke Garner 13. Elijah Taylor.

Interchange: 14. Russell Packer 15. Thomas Mikaele 16. Josh Aloiai 17. Michael Chee-Kam.

Reserves: 18. Josh Reynolds 19. Matt Eisenhuth 20. Jacob Liddle 21. Chris McQueen.

Coach: Michael Maguire.

Manly: 1. Brendan Elliott 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Moses Suli 4. Brad Parker 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Kane Elgey 7. Daly Cherry-Evans (C) 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Martin Taupau 11. Joel Thompson 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic.

Interchange: 14. Trent Hodkinson 15. Jack Gosiewski 16. Kelepi Tanginoa 17. Toafofoa Sipley.

Reserves: 18. Tevita Funa 19. Cade Cust 20. Lloyd Perrett 21. Lachlan Croker.

Coach: Des Hasler.


North Queensland Cowboys v St George Illawarra Dragons (#NRLnqlsgi); Saturday, March 16; 1300 Smiles Stadium, Townsville. Kick-off: 7:35 pm (AEDT) and 6:35 pm (local). 

Cowboys: 1. Jordan Kahu 2. Nene Macdonald 3. Justin O’Neill 4. Tom Opacic 5. Javid Bowen 6. Te Maire Martin 7. Michael Morgan (C) 8. Matt Scott 9. Jake Granville 10. Jordan McLean 11. Gavin Cooper 12. Coen Hess 13. Jason Taumalolo.

Interchange: 14. John Asiata 15. Josh McGuire 16. Mitch Dunn 17. Francis Molo.

Reserves: 18. Ben Hampton 19. Jake Clifford 20. Gideon Gela-Mosby 23. Enari Tuala.

Coach: Paul Green

Dragons: 1. Gareth Widdop (C) 2. Jordan Pereira 3. Euan Aitken 4. Tim Lafai 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Ben Hunt 8. James Graham 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Jacob Host 12. Tariq Sims 13. Tyson Frizell.

Interchange: 14. Jeremy Latimore 15. Matthew Dufty 16. Blake Lawrie 17. Luciano Leilua.

Reserves: 18. Zac Lomax 19. Josh Kerr 20. Reece Robson 21. Jonus Pearson.

Coach: Paul McGregor.


Penrith Panthers v Parramatta Eels (#NRLpenpar); Sunday, March 17; Penrith Stadium. Kick-off: 4:05 pm. 

Penrith: 1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Dean Whare 4. Waqa Blake 5. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 6. James Maloney 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Sione Katoa 10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 11. Jack Hetherington 12. Isaah Yeo (C) 13. James Fisher-Harris.

Interchange: 14. Wayde Egan 15. Tyrell Fuimaono 16. Moses Leota 17. Hame Sele.

Reserves: 18. Jarome Luai 19. Tim Grant 20. Liam Martin 21. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak.

Coach: Ivan Cleary

Eels: 1. Clint Gutherson (C) 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Brad Takairangi 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitch Moses 8. Daniel Alvaro 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Tepai Moeroa 11. Shaun Lane 12. Marata Niukore 13. Nathan Brown.

Interchange: 14. Will Smith 15. Tim Mannah 16. Kane Evans 17. David Gower.

Reserves: 18. Josh Hoffman 19. Oregon Kaufusi 20. Bevan French 21. Junior Paulo.

Coach: Brad Arthur


Gold Coast Titans v Canberra Raiders (#NRLgldcan); Sunday, March 17; Cbus Super Stadium, Robina. Kick-off: 6:10 pm (AEDT) & 5:10 pm (local).

Titans: 1. Michael Gordon 2. Brenko Lee 3. Tyrone Peachey 4. Brian Kelly 5. Philip Sami 6. Tyrone Roberts 7. Ash Taylor 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Nathan Peats 10. Shannon Boyd 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Ryan James (C) 13. Jai Arrow.

Interchange: 14. AJ Brimson 15. Moeaki Fotuaika 16. Max King 17. Bryce Cartwright.

Reserves: 18. Mitch Rein 19. Dale Copley 20. Anthony Don 21. Keegan Hipgrave.

Coach: Garth Brennan.

Raiders: 1. Charnze Nicholl-Klokstad 2. Nick Cotric 3. Jarrod Croker (C) 4. Joey Leilua 5. Bailey Simonsson 6. Jack Wighton 7. Aidan Sezer 8. Josh Papalii 9. Josh Hodgson 10. Iosia Soliola 11. Joseph Tapine 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Luke Bateman.

Interchange: 14. Siliva Havili 15. Ryan Sutton 16. Dunamis Lui 17. Corey Horsburgh.

Reserves: 18. Sam Williams 19. Jack Murchie 20. Luke Bateman 21. JJ Collins.

Coach: Ricky Stuart.


 

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