Walsh dropped, Katoa out for yr, Rapana banned, Foxx OK, Turbo sidelined


Reece Walsh has been dropped to the interchange by interim coach Stacey Jones in a significant shock for the Warriors’ squad to face Canberra on Saturday.

Walsh, who was a member of Queensland’s prolonged State of Origin squad for sport two earlier than he was ineligible for the decider after contracting COVID-19, has misplaced his fullback spot to Chanel Harris-Tavita with Daejarn Asi to fit in at five-eighth.

The rising star not too long ago secured a launch to return to the Broncos subsequent yr.

Canberra will likely be with out winger Jordan Rapana for the subsequent two video games as they gear up for a late push for the NRL finals.

The 32-year-old has taken an early responsible plea on his grade two careless excessive sort out on Melbourne’s Marion Seve in Sunday’s 20-16 win over the Storm.

It means Rapana will sit out video games in opposition to the Warriors and Gold Coast because the Tenth-placed Raiders goal to make use of a beneficial draw to push into the highest eight.

In addition to his ban, Rapana was additionally hit with a $3000 advantageous for a separate incident with Seve, a shoulder cost within the fortieth minute of the sport.

In the meantime, Storm prop Nelson Asofa-Solomona has accepted a $1800 advantageous after a careless excessive sort out on Rapana in the identical sport.

Rapana was despatched for a HIA however Asofa-Solomona will likely be free to face South Sydney on Saturday.

Cronulla have introduced winger Sione Katoa tore a pectoral muscle in Friday’s win over the Cowboys and has undergone surgical procedure which is able to put him out for a minimum of 12 weeks, that means he has probably performed his final match for the season.

Manly ahead Jake Trbojevic is out of Manly’s workforce for Friday’s conflict with the Dragons after testing constructive to COVID-19. The NSW ahead had been taking each measure to keep away from getting the virus, incomes loads of ribbing from his teammates, however has examined constructive.

Jake Trbojevic looks to pass the ball during game two of the State of Origin series between New South Wales Blues and Queensland Maroons at Optus Stadium, on June 26, 2022, in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Jake Trbojevic. (Picture by Paul Kane/Getty Photos)

Canterbury have been handed a giant increase with star winger Josh Addo-Carr a robust probability to play this weekend after being cleared of great harm.

Addo-Carr went off in Sunday’s NRL loss to South Sydney with fears he had suffered a glute tear that may have meant he was unable to complete the season.

The harm would have additionally prevented the winger from urgent his case to earn Australian Take a look at choice for the Rugby League World Cup later this yr. Addo-Carr was missed by NSW within the 2-1 State of Origin collection defeat.

However the Bulldogs have confirmed the winger’s sole concern is a difficult ankle downside and he may line up for Sunday’s sport in opposition to Gold Coast. If he isn’t cleared to play the Titans, the Bulldogs count on their winger, who has 11 tries in 16 video games, will likely be match for his or her sport with Newcastle the next Sunday.

The Titans, in the meantime, have fullback Jayden Campbell returning on Sunday after being sidelined since spherical 13 with a hamstring harm.

Spherical 19 workforce lists


Eels v Broncos, 7.50pm at CommBank Stadium

Eels: NSW ahead Ryan Matterson will return from a rib harm at lock with Marata Niukore again on the bench. 

1. Clint Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Viliami Penisini 4. Waqa Blake 5. Bailey Simonsson 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Isaiah Papali’i 13. Ryan Matterson 14. Makahesi Makatoa 15. Jakob Arthur 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Marata Niukore 18. Ky Rodwell 19. Ofahiki Ogden 20. Bryce Cartwright 21. Tom Opacic 22. Sean Russell

Broncos: Selwyn Cobbo won’t return from the concussion he suffered in Origin III whereas Payne Haas (shoulder) is ready to make his comeback.  Maroons trio Corey Oates, Pat Carrigan and Kurt Capewell have been rested for final weekend’s win over the Titans and are additionally again. Billy Walters (hip) is out so Jake Turpin begins at hooker. 

1. Tesi Niu 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Brenko Lee 5. Jordan Pereira 6. Ezra Mam 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Corey Jensen 9. Jake Turpin 10. Payne Haas 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Cory Paix 15. Kobe Hetherington 16. Thomas Flegler 17. Keenan Palasia 18. Deine Mariner 19. Zac Hosking 20. Rhys Kennedy 21. Delouise Hoeter 22. Te Maire Martin


Dragons v Sea Eagles, 6pm at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium

Dragons: Tariq Sims returns from a one-game suspension through the bench. Veteran prop George Burgess, who has not been chosen in additional than two months, has been granted go away by the membership to take care of some private points. Moses Suli (ankle) is out with Moses Mbye in at centre.

1. Cody Ramsey 2. Mathew Feagai 3. Moses Mbye 4. Zac Lomax 5. Tautau Moga 6. Talatau Amone 7. Ben Hunt 8. Jack de Belin 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Blake Lawrie 11. Billy Burns 12. Jaydn Su’A 13. Jack Fowl 14. Jayden Sullivan 15. Tariq Sims 16. Francis Molo 17. Josh Mcguire 18. Aaron Woods 19. Michael Molo 20. Tyrell Sloan 21. Jaiyden Hunt 22. Mathew Feagai

Sea Eagles: Jake Trbojevic is in isolation with COVID-19 so Toff Sipley will get a begin within the pack. 

1. Reuben Garrick 2. Jason Saab 3. Morgan Harper 4. Tolutau Koula 5. Christian Tuipulotu 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Sean Keppie 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Josh Aloiai 11. Haumole Olakau’atu 12. Andrew Davey 13. Toafofoa Sipley 14. Dylan Walker 15. Josh Schuster 16. Martin Taupau 17. Taniela Paseka 18. Ben Trbojevic 19. Kurt De Luis 20. Ethan Bullemor 21. Kaeo Weekes 22. Ray Tuaimalo-Vaega

Knights v Roosters, 7.55pm at McDonald JonesStadium

Knights: Tyson Frizell (ribs), Dom Younger (ribs), Edrick Lee (foot) are beneath a health cloud however Simi Sasagi (shoulder) has already been dominated out. Kurt Mann and Hymel Hunt are among the many new faces. 

1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Edrick Lee 3. Dane Gagai 4. Enari Tuala 5. Hymel Hunt 6. Anthony Milford 7. Adam Clune 8. David Klemmer 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Kurt Mann 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Brodie Jones 18. Leo Thompson 19. Phoenix Crossland 20. Tex Hoy 21. Dominic Younger 22. Jake Clifford

Roosters: Lindsay Collins (concussion), Luke Keary (concussion) and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (hamstring) are taking part in this weekend. Siosiua Taukeiaho (cheekbone) is out so Matt Lodge begins. Joey Manu is again within the centres to exchange Billy Smith (ACL tear) whereas Nat Butcher is in for Sitili Tupouniua, who suffered the identical harm.

1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Paul Momirovski 4. Joseph Manu 5. Joseph Suaalii 6. Luke Keary 7. Sam Walker 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Sam Verrills 10. Matthew Lodge 11. Angus Crichton 12. Nat Butcher 13. Victor Radley 14. Connor Watson 15. Egan Butcher 16. Drew Hutchison 17. Terrell Might 18. Lachlan Lam 19. Naufahu Whyte 20. Adam Keighran 21. Ben Thomas 22. Kevin Naiqama


Raiders v Warriors, 3pm at GIO Stadium

Raiders: Jordan Rapana has been suspended for 2 weeks whereas Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad (hamstring) is unsure for this weekend’s sport and Nick Cotric’s leg harm has him additionally beneath a health cloud however he replaces Rapana. Rookie winger James Schiller (ankle) is out.

1. Xavier Savage 2. Nick Cotric 3. Matthew Timoko 4. Sebastian Kris 5. Albert Hopoate 6. Jack Wighton 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Josh Papali’i 9. Zac Woolford 10. Joseph Tapine 11. Hudson Younger 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Adam Elliott 14. Tom Starling 15. Ryan Sutton 16. Emre Guler 17. Corey Harawira-Naera 18. Adrian Trevilyan 19. Elijah Anderson 20. Brad Schneider 21. Ata Mariota 22. Peter Hola

Warriors: Veteran winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak (COVID) is again however the huge shock is Reece Walsh being relegated to the bench with Daejarn Asi to begin at five-eighth and Chanel Harris-Tavita taking on at fullback.

1. Chanel Harris-Tavita 2.  Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Jesse Arthars 4. Adam Pompey 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Daejarn Asi 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 10. Tohu Harris 11. Euan Aitken 12. Josh Curran 13. Jazz Tevaga 14. Reece Walsh 15. Bunty Afoa 16. Aaron Pene 17. Jack Murchie 18. Eliesa Katoa 20. Edward Kosi 21. Ronald Volkman 22. Freddy Lussick 23. Jackson Frei

Panthers v Sharks, 5.30pm at BlueBet Stadium 

Panthers: The seven Origin reps rested final weekend for the win over Wests are due again. 

1. Dylan Edwards 2. Taylan Might 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To’o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Mitch Kenny 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Matt Eisenhuth 17. Jaeman Salmon 18. Charlie Staines 19. Spencer Leniu 20. Chris Smith 21. Sunia Turuva 22. Sean O’Sullivan

Sharks: Siosifa Talakai bypassed final Friday’s win over the Cowboys with a shoulder harm however the NSW bench utility is likey to play this Saturday. Cronulla have introduced winger Sione Katoa tore a pectoral muscle in Friday’s win over the Cowboys and has undergone surgical procedure which is able to put him out for a minimum of 12 weeks, that means he has probably performed his final match for the season. Connor Tracey shifts to the wing with Talakai again within the centres.

1. Will Kennedy 2. Connor Tracey 3. Jesse Ramien 4. Siosifa Talakai 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Matt Moylan 7. Nicho Hynes 8. Toby Rudolf 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Royce Hunt 11. Briton Nikora 12. Wade Graham 13. Dale Finucane 14. Teig Wilton 15. Cameron McInnes 16. Braden Hamlin-Uele 17. Andrew Fifita 18. Braydon Trindall 19. Aiden Tolman 20. Kade Dykes 21. Jesse Colquhoun 22. Matt Ikuvalu

Rabbitohs v Storm, 7.35pm at Accor Stadium

Rabbitohs: Damien Prepare dinner was rested after Origin final week whereas Cameron Murray needs to be proper to return after the concussion he suffered in Origin III. 

1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 3. Jed Cartwright 4. Isaiah Tass 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Cody Walker 7. Lachlan Ilias 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Prepare dinner 10. Mark Nicholls 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jai Arrow 13. Cameron Murray 14. Kodi Nikorima 15. Davvy Moale 16. Siliva Havili 17. Thomas Burgess 18. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 19. Josh Mansour 20. Richard Kennar 21. Ben Lovett 22. Blake Taaffe

Storm: Ryan Papenhuyzen’s damaged kneecap means Nick Meaney slots in at fullback with Tyran Wishart on the wing. 

1. Nick Meaney 2. Dean Ieremia 3. Marion Seve 4. Justin Olam 5. Tyran Wishart 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Harry Grant 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenny Bromwich 13. Josh King 14. Grant Anderson 15. Tui Kamikamica 16. Alec MacDonald 17. Jordan Grant 18. Chris Lewis 19. Cooper Johns 20. Younger Tonumaipea 21. Tom Eisenhuth 22. Sualauvi Faalogo


Bulldogs v Titans, 2pm at CommBank Stadium

Bulldogs: Josh Addo-Carr has been cleared of a severe leg harm whereas Luke Thompson (concussion) is out there for choice after a prolonged layoff however won’t be a part of the NRL squad. 

1. Jake Averillo 2. Jacob Kiraz 3. Declan Casey 4. Braidon Burns 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Max King 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Josh Jackson 12. Corey Waddell 13. Tevita Pangai Junior 14. Zach Dockar-Clay 15. Kurtis Morrin 16. Joe Stimson 17. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 19. Aaron Schoupp 20. Matt Dufty 21. Bailey Biondi-Odo 22. Jackson Topine 23. Chris Patolo

Titans: Livewire fullback Jayden Campbell returns on Sunday after being sidelined since spherical 13 with a hamstring harm.

1. AJ Brimson 2. Sosefo Fifita 3. Phillip Sami 4. Patrick Herbert 5. Corey Thompson 6. Tanah Boyd 7. Toby Sexton 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Aaron Sales space 10. Isaac Liu 11. David Fifita 12. Beau Fermor 13. Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 14. Erin Clark 15. Jaimin Jolliffe 16. Herman Ese’ese 17. Jayden Campbell 18. Sam McIntyre 19. Kevin Proctor 20. Paul Turner 21. Brian Kelly 22. Alofiana Khan-Pereira

Cowboys v Tigers, 4.05pm at QCB Stadium

Cowboys: Maroons trio Val Holmes, Tom Dearden and Jeremiah Nanai have been rested in Spherical 18 whereas Murray Taulagi (COVID-19) can also be obtainable once more after being compelled out of the Origin decider. 

1. Scott Drinkwater 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Peta Hiku 5. Murray Taulagi 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 8. Coen Hess 9. Reece Robson 10. Luciano Leilua 11. Tom Gilbert 12. Jeremiah Nanai 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 15. Jake Granville 16. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 17. Griffin Neame 18. Connelly Lemuelu 19. Brendan Elliot 20. Riley Worth 21. Tomas Chester 22. Taniela Sadrugu

Tigers: Interim coach Brett Kimmorley is ready to stick with Jackson Hastings at lock with Adam Doueihi and Luke Brooks within the halves. Brent Naden is again on the wing after a four-week suspension.

1. Daine Laurie 2. Brent Naden 3. Starford To’a 4. Asu Kepaoa 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Adam Doueihi 7. Luke Brooks 8. James Tamou 9. Fa’amanu Brown 10. Joe Ofahengaue 11. Luke Garner 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Jackson Hastings 14. Fonua Pole 15. Zane Musgrove 16. Alex Seyfarth 17. Tyrone Peachey 18. Austin Dias 19. Jock Madden 20. Justin Matamua 21. James Roberts 22. David Nofoaluma