NRL Late Mail Spherical 6: Crew adjustments, Jacob Preston replace, Josh Schuster out once more


Brisbane Broncos’ hopes of extending their unbeaten begin to the marketing campaign have been given a significant increase with a Canberra star not travelling to Queensland.

The Raiders have suffered a significant blow forward of their vital conflict with the Broncos with Joe Tapine dominated out.

Tapine has stayed in Canberra for the upcoming arrival of he and his associate’s child.

His omission is a key loss for the Raiders who’re additionally with out Jack Wighton.

Peter Hola has been referred to as in to make his membership debut for the Raiders as Tapine’s substitute.


Manly coach Anthony Seibold has named a shock substitute after confirming Josh Schuster will miss the sport towards Penrith.

Schuster will miss again to again video games due to an ongoing quadriceps harm. Seibold has picked utility Kaeo Weekes to switch Schuster.

“We pulled Josh out of coaching on Wednesday,” Seibold stated.

“We gained’t threat him. It’s been an interrupted begin for him. It’s a protracted 12 months. We didn’t need to do extra harm. It’s a slight pressure. When he can really feel it on Wednesday earlier than a Saturday recreation we have to make an informed determination.”

Seibold is hopeful Schuster will return subsequent week towards the Storm. Cooper Johns has been neglected with Weeks incomes a beginning spot.

“Weekes has been efficient off the bench for us,” Seibold stated. “He deserves a possibility. He had a incredible pre-season. He has had an affect off the bench. That is the subsequent step in his profession.”


Bulldogs boss Phil Gould has revealed an vital harm replace on star SuperCoach rookie Jacob Preston.

The backrower is doubtful with a hand harm sustained final week.

“Jacob didn’t practice yesterday. Max (King) solely calmly. Determination tomorrow morning,” Gould wrote on Twitter.

In the meantime, Franklin Pele (damaged arm) had surgical procedure this week and has been dominated out for six weeks.

Raymond Faitala-Mariner (concussion), Viliame Kikau (concussion), Jayden Okunbor and doubtlessly Tevita Pangai Jnr (calf) may return subsequent week.


By David Riccio

Coach Ricky Stuart has advised the return of veteran centre Jarrod Croker may additionally ship a change to who kicks objectives.

Croker has been recalled to the NRL for simply his second recreation in 18-months for the Raiders conflict with the Broncos.

Halfback Jamal Fogarty has been the aspect’s common goalkicker, however Stuart hinted there could possibly be a change within the kicking tee.

“It’ll more than likely be Jarrod who kicks objectives, however in the end I’ll depart it as much as the boys,’’ Stuart stated.

The Raiders main level scorer returns to first grade with an 81 per cent objective kicking report in comparison with Fogarty’s 78 per cent strike fee.


A complete of 12 Warriors gamers sat out coaching on Wednesday because the membership prepares to tackle the Knights on Easter Sunday.

Andrew Webster’s aspect has skilled a torrid first 5 rounds on the journey entrance, compelled to fly for 30 hours over that point, with gamers on Wednesday given the chance to relaxation up forward of one more flight to tackle Newcastle.

Tohu Harris, who missed final week with a knee harm, took half within the session and is rated a 50-50 likelihood.

“Tohu’s harm is a kind of ones the place it may simply all click on into place in a short time for him,” Webster informed SENZ radio.

“That would occur and it may not”.

Te Maire Martin (concussion) is confirmed to return, whereas Mitch Barnett (neck) is aiming for spherical 8.

—Tom Sangster


The Sharks have suffered a large blow to their ahead shares with beginning prop Toby Rudolf dominated out for as much as three months.

Rudolf has undergone surgical procedure after struggling a critical ligament harm in his massive toe.

The 27-year-old will goal to be again for spherical 15.

The hard-running prop succumbed to the harm within the second-half of the Sharks loss to the Warriors on Sunday.

Rudolf’s omission from the Sharks pack has been compounded by the suspension of center ahead Dale Finucane for the subsequent three weeks for a hip drop deal with.

Cronulla coach Craig Fitzgibbon is lucky that he can recall co-captain Wade Graham from suspension and prop Oregon Kaufusi following this weekend’s bye.

Each gamers can be recalled for the Sharks conflict towards the Roosters in spherical seven.

Fitzgibbon can be prone to want towering prop Tom Hazelton and Roosters recruit Tukupa-Ke Hau Tapuha in coming weeks.

—David Riccio and Phil Rothfield



Friday, 4:05pm, Accor Stadium, Sydney


1. Hayze Perham 2. Jacob Kiraz 3. Jake Averillo 4. Paul Alamoti 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Max King 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Ryan Sutton 11. Corey Waddell 12. Jacob Preston 13. Harrison Edwards

Bench: 14. Josh Reynolds 15. Kuris Morrin 16. Jayden Tanner17. Jackson Topine

Reserves: 19. Braidon Burns 19. Karl Oloapu 20. Samuel Hughes 22 Reece Hoffman 23 Andrew Davey

Late Mail: A brand new-look aspect with 9 common forwards unavailable. Jacob Preston (hand) hasn’t educated and Max King (eye) has solely educated calmly. A ultimate determination can be made on Friday morning however each are set to play. Franklin Pele (damaged arm) had surgical procedure this week and has been dominated out for six weeks. Raymond Faitala-Mariner (concussion), Viliame Kikau (concussion), Jayden Okunbor and doubtlessly Tevita Pangai Jnr (calf) may return subsequent week.


1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Taane Milne 3. Isaiah Tass 4. Campbell Graham 5. Izaac Tu’itupou Thompson 6. Cody Walker 7. Lachlan Ilias 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Prepare dinner 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jacob Host 13. Cameron Murray

Bench: 14. Jed Cartwright 15. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 16. Davvy Moale 17. Hame Sele

Reserves: 18. Michael Chee Kam 19 Blake Taaffe 20. Ben Lovett 21. Joseph Karapani 22. Dean Hawkins

Late Mail: Tevita Tatola (knee) is on monitor to return from harm. Taane Milne has been named for his first recreation of the 12 months, changing Alex Johnston (concussion) on the wing.


Friday, 8pm, QCB Stadium, Townsville


1. Scott Drinkwater 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Peta Hiku 5. Brendan Elliot 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 8. Mitchell Dunn 9. Reece Robson 10. Reuben Cotter 11. Coen Hess 12. Griffin Neame 13. Jason Taumalolo

Bench: 14. Jake Granville 15. Tom Chester 16. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 17. Riley Worth

Reserves: 18. Ben Hampton 19. Jack Gosiewski 20. Taniela Sadrugu 21. Kulikefu Finefeuiaki 22. Jake Bourke

Late Mail: To return


1. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 2. Jamayne Isaako 3. Euan Aitken 4. Brenko Lee 5. Edrick Lee 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Isaiya Katoa 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Herman Ese’ese 11. Kenny Bromwich 12. Connelly Lemuelu 13. Tom Gilbert

Bench: 14. Jarrod Wallace 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Ray Stone 17. Kurt Donoghoe

Reserves: 18. Poasa Faamausili 19. Mason Teague 20. JJ Collins 21. Jack Bostock 22. Robert Jennings

Late Mail: Edrick Lee will make his membership debut after easing again from an ankle harm with two Queensland Cup video games. Kodi Nikorima (facial cuts) is true to return.



Saturday, 5:30pm, BlueBet Stadium, Penrith


1. Dylan Edwards 2. Sunia Turuva 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To’o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Moses Leota 9. Mitch Kenny 10. Matt Eisenhuth 11. Scott Sorensen 12. Zac Hosking 13. Isaah Yeo

Bench: 14. Soni Luke 15. Lindsay Smith16. Spencer Leniu 17. Jaeman Salmon

Reserves: 18 Tyrone Peachey 19 Jack Cogger 20 Eddie Blacker 21 Kurt Falls 22 Tom Jenkins

Late Mail: No adjustments anticipated with Soni Luke (concussion) to return. Liam Martin (hamstring) and Luke Garner (ribs) are set for comebacks subsequent week.

Sea Eagles

1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Jason Saab 3. Brad Parker 4. Morgan Harper 5. Reuben Garrick 14. Kaeo Weekes 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Taniela Paseka 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Jake Trbojevic 11. Haumole Olakau’atu 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Josh Aloiai

Bench: 15. Karl Lawton16. Ethan Bullemor 17. Sean Keppie

Reserves: 18. Toafofoa Sipley 19. Cooper Johns 20. Raymond Tuaimalo Vaega 21.Samuela Fainu 22. Aaron Woods

Late Mail: Josh Schuster (quad) is ready to overlook out but once more with utility Kaeo Weekes to switch him at five-eighth. Jason Saab (ACL) has handed a health check and is true to return barring any last-minute mishap.


Saturday, 7:35pm, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane


1. Reece Walsh 2. Jesse Arthars 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Herbie Farnworth 5. Selwyn Cobbo 6. Ezra Mam 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Billy Walters 10. Payne Haas 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 13. Patrick Carrigan

Bench: 14. Cory Paix 15. Keenan Palasia 16. Corey Jensen 17. Martin Taupau

Reserves: 18. Jordan Pereira 19. Brendan Piakura 20. Kobe Hetherington 21. Jock Madden 22. Xavier Willison

Late Mail: No adjustments but once more because the Broncos chase six straight wins.


1. Sebastian Kris 2. Albert Hopoate 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Matthew Timoko 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Brad Schneider 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Josh Papali’i 9. Zac Woolford 10. Joseph Tapine 11. Hudson Younger 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Corey Horsburgh

Bench: 14. Tom Starling 15. Emre Guler 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Corey Harawira-Naera

Reserves: 18. James Schiller 19. Trey Mooney 20. Peter Hola 21. Harley Smith-Shields 22. Clay Webb

Late Mail: Membership nice Jarrod Croker performs his first recreation of the season.


Sunday, 4:05pm, Cbus Tremendous Stadium, Gold Coast


1. Jayden Campbell 2. Alofiana Khan-Pereira 3. Brian Kelly 4. Aaron Schoupp 5. Phillip Sami 6. Toby Sexton 7. Tanah Boyd 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Chris Randall 10. Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 11. David Fifita 12. Joe Stimson 13. Isaac Liu

Bench: 14. Erin Clark 15. Jo Vuna 16. Iszac Fa’asumaleaui 17. Klese Haas

Reserves: 18. Sam McIntyre 19. Kruise Leeming 20. Jojo Fifita 21. Keano Kini 22. Treymain Spry

Late Mail: Tremendous League recruit Kruise Leeming could possibly be a late inclusion on the bench. He would offer hooking cowl for Chris Randall.


1. Tyrell Sloan 2. Mathew Feagai 3. Moses Suli 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Talatau Amone 7. Ben Hunt 8. Francis Molo 9. Jacob Liddle 10. Blake Lawrie 11. Ben Murdoch-Masila 12. Jaydn Su’A 13. Jack Chicken

Bench: 14. Moses Mbye 15. Jack de Belin 16. Toby Couchman 17. Josh Kerr

Reserves: 18. Michael Molo 19. Tautau Moga 20. Zane Musgrove 21. Jayden Sullivan 22. Jaiyden Hunt

Late Mail: Jaydn Su’A (calf) is doubtful. This will see Jack Chicken shift to an edge and Jack de Belin begin at lock.


Sunday, 6:15pm, McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle


1. Lachlan Miller 2. Dominic Younger 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Finest 5. Greg Marzhew 6. Phoenix Crossland 7. Jackson Hastings 8. Daniel Saifiti 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Leo Thompson 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Jack Johns

Bench: 14. Kurt Mann 15. Jack Hetherington 16. Mathew Croker 17. Brodie Jones

Reserves: 18. Enari Tuala 19. Dylan Lucas 20. Thomas Cant 21. Hymel Hunt 22. Ryan Rivett

Late Mail: Mathew Croker (ribs) and Kurt Mann (concussion) are each candy to play. In response to the nice Barry Toohey, Greg Marzhew has gained a wing spot forward of Hymel Hunt.


1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Edward Kosi 3. Viliami Vailea 4. Adam Pompey 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Te Maire Martin 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 10. Bunty Afoa 11. Jackson Ford 12. Bayley Sironen 13. Tohu Harris

Bench: 14. Dylan Walker 15. Josh Curran 16. Jazz Tevaga 17. Tom Ale

Reserves: 18. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 20. Taine Tuaupiki 21. Freddy Lussick 22. Ronald Volkman 23. Demitric Sifakula

Late Mail: A complete of 12 Warriors gamers sat out coaching on Wednesday because the membership juggles a busy journey schedule. Tohu Harris (knee) took half within the session however is rated 50-50. Te Maire Martin (concussion) is confirmed to return, whereas Mitch Barnett (neck) is aiming for spherical 8.


Monday, 4pm, Accor Stadium, Sydney


1. Charlie Staines 2. Asu Kepaoa 3. Brent Naden 4. Starford To’a 5. Junior Tupou 6. Adam Doueihi 7. Luke Brooks 8. Stefano Utoikamanu 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. David Klemmer 11. Isaiah Papali’i 12. John Bateman 13. Fonua Pole.

Bench: 14. Jake Simpkin 15. Alex Twal 16. Joe Ofahengaue 17. Shawn Blore

Reserves: 18. Justin Matamua 19. Alex Seyfarth 20. Brandon Wakeham 21. Ruatapu Ngatikaura 22. Daine Laurie

Late Mail: To return


1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Viliami Penisini 4. Sean Russell 5. Haze Dunster 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Josh Hodgson 10. Wiremu Greig 11. Shaun Lane 12. Bryce Cartwright 13. Ryan Matterson.

Bench: 14. J’maine Hopgood 15. Brendan Fingers 16. Jack Murchie 17. Makahesi Makatoa

Reserves: 18. Jakob Arthur 19. Matt Doorey 20. Ofahiki Ogden 21. Ky Rodwell 22. Waqa Blake

Late Mail: To return


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