Round 17 team announcements

The official 21-man squads for all 16 clubs for this week's matches, updated with 19-man line-ups 24 hours before each game and with the final 17-man sides one hour before kick-off.

Round 17 team lists

Panthers v Titans, Friday 6pm at Panthers Stadium

Panthers: James Maloney will back up from Origin III but his halves partner Nathan Cleary will be given another week to recover from the ankle injury he suffered in Origin II. With Cleary out, Maloney again plays halfback and Jarome Luai five-eighth. Back-rower Liam Martin was ruled out on Thursday with a quad injury suffered at training. His place in the starting side is taken by Frank Winterstein, with Jed Cartwright coming on to the bench. After coming off the bench in the round 15 win over the Warriors, Dean Whare moves into the centres allowing Isaah Yeo to revert to the back row. Kaide Ellis was omitted 24 hours before kick-off while Moses Leota and Cleary were the last two cut an hour before the game.  

Titans: Tyrone Peachey was initially slated to return via the bench but is now looking at round 18 against the Storm. Dale Copley takes Jesse Arthars' place in the centres, while Jarrod Wallace shifts to lock and Jack Stockwell has been elevated to the starting line-up. Jai Whitbread and Will Matthews have both dropped back to the bench. Leilani Latu and Arthars were omitted 24 hours before kick-off while Sam Stone and Brenko Lee dropped out an hour before game time.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Dylan Edwards
    Fullback for Titans is number 1 Alexander Brimson
  • Winger for Panthers is number 2 Josh Mansour
    Winger for Titans is number 2 Anthony Don
  • Centre for Panthers is number 3 Dean Whare
    Centre for Titans is number 3 Dale Copley
  • Centre for Panthers is number 4 Brent Naden
    Centre for Titans is number 4 Brian Kelly
  • Winger for Panthers is number 5 Brian To'o
    Winger for Titans is number 5 Phillip Sami
  • Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 Jarome Luai
    Five-Eighth for Titans is number 6 Tyrone Roberts
  • Halfback for Panthers is number 7 James Maloney
    Halfback for Titans is number 7 Ryley Jacks

Forwards

  • Prop for Panthers is number 8 James Tamou
    Prop for Titans is number 8 Jack Stockwell
  • Hooker for Panthers is number 9 Mitchell Kenny
    Hooker for Titans is number 9 Nathan Peats
  • Prop for Panthers is number 10 James Fisher-Harris
    Prop for Titans is number 10 Moeaki Fotuaika
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 11 Viliame Kikau
    2nd Row for Titans is number 11 Kevin Proctor
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 15 Frank Winterstein
    2nd Row for Titans is number 12 Bryce Cartwright
  • Lock for Panthers is number 12 Isaah Yeo
    Lock for Titans is number 13 Jarrod Wallace

Interchange

  • Interchange for Panthers is number 14 Wayde Egan
    Interchange for Titans is number 14 Mitch Rein
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 16 Moses Leota
    Interchange for Titans is number 15 Shannon Boyd
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 17 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
    Interchange for Titans is number 16 Jai Whitbread
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 19 Jed Cartwright
    Interchange for Titans is number 17 Will Matthews

Knights v Bulldogs, Friday 7.55pm at McDonald Jones Stadium

Knights: Nathan Brown included his Origin forwards on an extended reserves list on Tuesday and he promoted Daniel Saifiti and Tim Glasby to the starting 17 an hour before game time forcing James Gavet and Josh King back to the bench. The club's other Origin reps David Klemmer and Mitchell Pearce are also backing up. Lachlan Fitzgibbon is out with an elbow injury and been replaced by Sione Mata'utia, with Kurt Mann moving to centre.

Bulldogs: Kieran Foran's hamstring injury paves the way for Brandon Wakeham to move into the starting side in just his second NRL game. Renouf Toomaga comes onto the bench for his first game of 2019 and Jeremy Marshall-King also grabs a spot on the bench in his return from a knee injury. Fa'amanu Brown and Danny Fualalo were omitted 24 hours before kick-off and Ofahiki Ogden and Kerrod Holland made way an hour before the match.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Knights is number 1 Connor Watson
    Fullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
  • Winger for Knights is number 2 Hymel Hunt
    Winger for Bulldogs is number 2 Nick Meaney
  • Centre for Knights is number 3 Kurt Mann
    Centre for Bulldogs is number 3 Marcelo Montoya
  • Centre for Knights is number 4 Jesse Ramien
    Centre for Bulldogs is number 4 Will Hopoate
  • Winger for Knights is number 5 Shaun Kenny-Dowall
    Winger for Bulldogs is number 5 Reimis Smith
  • Five-Eighth for Knights is number 6 Mason Lino
    Five-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Brandon Wakeham
  • Halfback for Knights is number 7 Mitchell Pearce
    Halfback for Bulldogs is number 7 Jack Cogger

Forwards

  • Prop for Knights is number 20 Daniel Saifiti
    Prop for Bulldogs is number 8 Aiden Tolman
  • Hooker for Knights is number 9 Danny Levi
    Hooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Michael Lichaa
  • Prop for Knights is number 21 Tim Glasby
    Prop for Bulldogs is number 10 Dylan Napa
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 11 Jamie Buhrer
    2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Josh Jackson
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 12 Sione Mata'utia
    2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Corey Harawira-Naera
  • Lock for Knights is number 13 Herman Ese'ese
    Lock for Bulldogs is number 13 Chris Smith

Interchange

  • Interchange for Knights is number 8 James Gavet
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Adam Elliott
  • Interchange for Knights is number 10 Josh King
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 15 Renouf Toomaga
  • Interchange for Knights is number 18 Tautau Moga
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Sauaso Sue
  • Interchange for Knights is number 19 David Klemmer
    Interchange for Bulldogs is number 19 Jeremy Marshall-King

Rabbitohs v Sea Eagles, Saturday 3pm at ANZ Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Rabbitohs is number 1 Adam Doueihi
    Fullback for Sea Eagles is number 14 Brendan Elliot
  • Winger for Rabbitohs is number 2 Dane Gagai
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 2 Jorge Taufua
  • Centre for Rabbitohs is number 3 James Roberts
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 3 Dylan Walker
  • Centre for Rabbitohs is number 4 Braidon Burns
    Centre for Sea Eagles is number 4 Moses Suli
  • Winger for Rabbitohs is number 5 Campbell Graham
    Winger for Sea Eagles is number 5 Reuben Garrick
  • Five-Eighth for Rabbitohs is number 6 Cody Walker
    Five-Eighth for Sea Eagles is number 6 Cade Cust
  • Halfback for Rabbitohs is number 7 Adam Reynolds
    Halfback for Sea Eagles is number 7 Daly Cherry-Evans

Forwards

  • Prop for Rabbitohs is number 8 Tevita Tatola
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 8 Addin Fonua-Blake
  • Hooker for Rabbitohs is number 9 Damien Cook
    Hooker for Sea Eagles is number 9 Manase Fainu
  • Prop for Rabbitohs is number 10 Liam Knight
    Prop for Sea Eagles is number 10 Martin Taupau
  • 2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 11 John Sutton
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 11 Joel Thompson
  • 2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 16 Dean Britt
    2nd Row for Sea Eagles is number 12 Curtis Sironen
  • Lock for Rabbitohs is number 13 Cameron Murray
    Lock for Sea Eagles is number 13 Jake Trbojevic

Interchange

  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 17 Kyle Turner
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 15 Corey Waddell
  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 18 Jaydn Su'A
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 16 Morgan Boyle
  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 20 Tom Amone
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 17 Taniela Paseka
  • Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 23 Bayley Sironen
    Interchange for Sea Eagles is number 18 Lachlan Croker

Rabbitohs: After making changes to his squad on Friday, Wayne Bennett has significantly rotated his line-up again. Kyle Turner goes back to the bench and Dean Britt will now start in place of injured backrower Sam Burgess. Connor Tracey was omitted, while Ethan Lowe is being rested after a strong effort in Wednesday's Origin decider. Also promoted to the bench were former Bronco Jayden Su'a, who is making his Souths debut, Taealoaloa Amone and Bayley Sironen. Mark Nicholls, Corey Allan and Billy Brittain were omitted on Friday.

Sea Eagles: Blues star Tom Trbojevic was named to play on Tuesday but will now be rested and Brendan Elliott will play fullback in the No.14 jersey. Lachlan Croker comes onto the bench. The club's other two Origin reps Jake Trbojevic and Daly Cherry-Evans will play. Kane Elgey and Lloyd Perrett dropped out of the extended squad on Friday, while Brad parker and Haumole Okakau'atu were cut an hour before kick-off.

Broncos v Warriors, Saturday 5.30pm at Suncorp Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Broncos is number 1 Anthony Milford
    Fullback for Warriors is number 1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
  • Winger for Broncos is number 21 Jamayne Isaako
    Winger for Warriors is number 2 David Fusitu'a
  • Centre for Broncos is number 3 Kotoni Staggs
    Centre for Warriors is number 3 Peta Hiku
  • Centre for Broncos is number 4 Herbie Farnworth
    Centre for Warriors is number 4 Gerard Beale
  • Winger for Broncos is number 5 Xavier Coates
    Winger for Warriors is number 5 Ken Maumalo
  • Five-Eighth for Broncos is number 6 Darius Boyd
    Five-Eighth for Warriors is number 6 Kodi Nikorima
  • Halfback for Broncos is number 7 Jake Turpin
    Halfback for Warriors is number 7 Blake Green

Forwards

  • Prop for Broncos is number 8 Matthew Lodge
    Prop for Warriors is number 8 Agnatius Paasi
  • Hooker for Broncos is number 9 Andrew McCullough
    Hooker for Warriors is number 9 Issac Luke
  • Prop for Broncos is number 10 Payne Haas
    Prop for Warriors is number 10 Leeson Ah Mau
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 11 Alex Glenn
    2nd Row for Warriors is number 11 Adam Blair
  • 2nd Row for Broncos is number 12 Tevita Pangai Junior
    2nd Row for Warriors is number 12 Isaiah Papali'i
  • Lock for Broncos is number 13 Thomas Flegler
    Lock for Warriors is number 13 Jazz Tevaga

Interchange

  • Interchange for Broncos is number 14 James Segeyaro
    Interchange for Warriors is number 14 Lachlan Burr
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 15 Joe Ofahengaue
    Interchange for Warriors is number 15 Sam Lisone
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 16 David Fifita
    Interchange for Warriors is number 16 Bunty Afoa
  • Interchange for Broncos is number 17 Patrick Carrigan
    Interchange for Warriors is number 17 Chanel Harris-Tavita

Broncos: Corey Oates is being rested after Origin and been replaced on the wing by Jamayne Isaako. After a courageous win over the Sharks without their Origin reps the Broncos are bolstered by the return of Maroons stars David Fifita and Joe Ofahengaue while Anthony Milford (knee) is also back. Milford will again play fullback with Darius Boyd at five-eighth and Jake Turpin moving to halfback to replace Sean O'Sullivan (hamstring). Two of the Baby Broncos retain their spots - high-flying winger Xavier Coates and Herbie Farnworth, who moves from wing to centre to replace the injured Gehamat Shibasaki (finger). Keenan Palasia, Cory Paix and Izaia Perese were omitted from the extended squad on Friday, while Rhys Kennedy dropped out of the squad an hour prior to kick-off.

Warriors: The Warriors are 1-17. Issac Luke comes into the starting line-up at hooker for Karl Lawton (shoulder), while Chanel Harris-Tevita is the new face on the bench. Stephen Kearney has made no other changes to the team that beat the Knights 24-20 in Newcastle. Hayze Perham and Leivaha Pulu were omitted 24 hours before kick-off. Blake Ayshford and Liligiifo Sao were the last players cut from the reserves.

Storm v Sharks, Saturday 7.35pm at AAMI Park

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Storm is number 1 Jahrome Hughes
    Fullback for Sharks is number 20 Aaron Gray
  • Winger for Storm is number 2 Suliasi Vunivalu
    Winger for Sharks is number 2 Sosaia Feki
  • Centre for Storm is number 3 Will Chambers
    Centre for Sharks is number 3 Bronson Xerri
  • Centre for Storm is number 18 Justin Olam
    Centre for Sharks is number 4 Josh Dugan
  • Winger for Storm is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
    Winger for Sharks is number 5 Josh Morris
  • Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron Munster
    Five-Eighth for Sharks is number 6 Shaun Johnson
  • Halfback for Storm is number 7 Brodie Croft
    Halfback for Sharks is number 7 Chad Townsend

Forwards

  • Prop for Storm is number 8 Jesse Bromwich
    Prop for Sharks is number 8 Andrew Fifita
  • Hooker for Storm is number 9 Cameron Smith
    Hooker for Sharks is number 9 Jayden Brailey
  • Prop for Storm is number 10 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
    Prop for Sharks is number 16 Aaron Woods
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 11 Briton Nikora
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Kenneath Bromwich
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 14 Kurt Capewell
  • Lock for Storm is number 13 Dale Finucane
    Lock for Sharks is number 10 Matt Prior

Interchange

  • Interchange for Storm is number 14 Brandon Smith
    Interchange for Sharks is number 13 Jack Williams
  • Interchange for Storm is number 15 Christian Welch
    Interchange for Sharks is number 15 Jayson Bukuya
  • Interchange for Storm is number 16 Joe Stimson
    Interchange for Sharks is number 17 Braden Hamlin-Uele
  • Interchange for Storm is number 17 Ryan Papenhuyzen
    Interchange for Sharks is number 21 Blayke Brailey

Storm: The cavalry returns in the shape of Origin stars Will Chambers, Josh Addo-Carr, Cameron Munster, Felise Kaufusi, Christian Welch and Dale Finucane so Sandor Earl, Billy Walters, Albert Vete and Tui Kamikamica make way and Joe Stimson and Brandon Smith move to the bench. Justin Olam was also named among the reserves on Tuesday but in a late change on Friday he came into the centres for Marion Seve. The last two men omitted an hour before kick-off were Tui Kamikamica and Sandor Earl.

Sharks: Matt Moylan's hamstring injury has ruled him out and his place at fullback is taken by Aaron Gray. In the back row, Luke Capewell comes in for Wade Graham, who injured his hamstring in Origin III. Andrew Fifita returns from suspension. Aaron Woods has been promoted to the starting side an hour before kick-off and Jack Williams drops to the bench. Paul Gallen is out injured, replaced at lock by Matt Prior. Veteran Josh Morris switches to the wing and Josh Dugan shifts to centre. Kyle Flanagan was omitted from the extended squad on Friday.

Roosters v Cowboys, Sunday 2pm at Central Coast Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Roosters is number 1 Joseph Manu
    Fullback for Cowboys is number 1 Scott Drinkwater
  • Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
    Winger for Cowboys is number 2 Kyle Feldt
  • Centre for Roosters is number 3 Latrell Mitchell
    Centre for Cowboys is number 3 Jordan Kahu
  • Centre for Roosters is number 4 Brett Morris
    Centre for Cowboys is number 4 Tom Opacic
  • Winger for Roosters is number 5 Ryan Hall
    Winger for Cowboys is number 5 Javid Bowen
  • Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke Keary
    Five-Eighth for Cowboys is number 14 John Asiata
  • Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Cooper Cronk
    Halfback for Cowboys is number 7 Jake Clifford

Forwards

  • Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
    Prop for Cowboys is number 8 Josh McGuire
  • Hooker for Roosters is number 13 Victor Radley
    Hooker for Cowboys is number 9 Jake Granville
  • Prop for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua Taukeiaho
    Prop for Cowboys is number 10 Jordan McLean
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Nat Butcher
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 11 Gavin Cooper
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Mitchell Aubusson
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 12 Shane Wright
  • Lock for Roosters is number 14 Isaac Liu
    Lock for Cowboys is number 13 Jason Taumalolo

Interchange

  • Interchange for Roosters is number 9 Jake Friend
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 15 Matthew Scott
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Angus Crichton
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 16 Scott Bolton
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 16 Sitili Tupouniua
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 17 Francis Molo
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Poasa Faamausili
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 18 Coen Hess

Roosters: In a late change, Jake Friend drops back to the bench, with Victor Radley (No.13) to start at hooker. Isaac Liu moves from the bench to start at lock. Friend has not played since round seven. In the other team news to emerge an hour before kick-off, Lindsay Collins and Sam Verrills were dropped from the squad. In another boost to the pack, Siosiua Taukeiaho returns from concussion. Blues Origin reps James Tedesco and Boyd Cordner have not been named. Lachlan Lam and Matt Ikuvalu were trimmed from the reserves on Saturday.

Cowboys: Michael Morgan (concussion) has been replaced at five-eighth by John Asiata, while Matt Scott is a welcome addition after missing four games with a shoulder injury. The veteran prop has been named on the bench. Reuben Cotter and Corey Jensen were omitted from the squad 60 minutes before kick-off. Scott Bolton goes back to the bench after starting in round 15 while Javid Bowen has been recalled on the wing. Coen Hess was cleared to return from a knee injury and has been elevated from the reserves to the bench. Murray Taulagi was cut from the reserves on Saturday.

Wests Tigers v Eels, Sunday 4.05pm at Bankwest Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Corey Thompson
    Fullback for Eels is number 1 Clinton Gutherson
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 Robert Jennings
    Winger for Eels is number 2 Maika Sivo
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Moses Mbye
    Centre for Eels is number 3 Brad Takairangi
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Esan Marsters
    Centre for Eels is number 4 Josh Hoffman
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 David Nofoaluma
    Winger for Eels is number 5 Blake Ferguson
  • Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Benji Marshall
    Five-Eighth for Eels is number 6 Dylan Brown
  • Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Luke Brooks
    Halfback for Eels is number 7 Mitchell Moses

Forwards

  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 Josh Aloiai
    Prop for Eels is number 8 Kane Evans
  • Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Robbie Farah
    Hooker for Eels is number 9 Reed Mahoney
  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Alex Twal
    Prop for Eels is number 10 Junior Paulo
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Ryan Matterson
    2nd Row for Eels is number 11 Shaun Lane
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 Chris Lawrence
    2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Manu Ma'u
  • Lock for Wests Tigers is number 13 Matthew Eisenhuth
    Lock for Eels is number 13 Nathan Brown

Interchange

  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 14 Jacob Liddle
    Interchange for Eels is number 14 Jaeman Salmon
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Thomas Mikaele
    Interchange for Eels is number 15 Marata Niukore
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 16 Elijah Taylor
    Interchange for Eels is number 16 David Gower
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 17 Michael Chee-Kam
    Interchange for Eels is number 17 Tepai Moeroa

Wests Tigers: Captain Moses Mbye has been named in the centres to back up from Origin III on Wednesday. Josh Aloiai has again been named to start with Thomas Mikaele on the bench but the pair may swap closer to kick-off as they did against the Roosters last week. After Josh Reynolds and Oliver Clark were trimmed from the reserves list on Saturday, Paul Momirovski and Chris McQueen were left out an hour before kick-off.

Eels: Unsurprisingly, Brad Arthur pretty much kept the team that beat Canberra intact, with Marata Niukore coming onto the bench for Peni Terepo in the only change to the 17-man side. After Arthur cut Bevan French and Greg Leleisluao from the squad on Saturday, Oregon Kaufusi and Daniel Alvaro were left out an hour before game time.

Dragons v Raiders, Sunday 6.10pm at WIN Stadium

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Dragons is number 1 Matthew Dufty
    Fullback for Raiders is number 1 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
  • Winger for Dragons is number 2 Jonus Pearson
    Winger for Raiders is number 2 Bailey Simonsson
  • Centre for Dragons is number 3 Euan Aitken
    Centre for Raiders is number 3 Jarrod Croker
  • Centre for Dragons is number 4 Timoteo Lafai
    Centre for Raiders is number 4 Nick Cotric
  • Winger for Dragons is number 5 Mikaele Ravalawa
    Winger for Raiders is number 5 Jordan Rapana
  • Five-Eighth for Dragons is number 6 Corey Norman
    Five-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Jack Wighton
  • Halfback for Dragons is number 21 Ben Hunt
    Halfback for Raiders is number 7 Aidan Sezer

Forwards

  • Prop for Dragons is number 8 Jeremy Latimore
    Prop for Raiders is number 16 Iosia Soliola
  • Hooker for Dragons is number 9 Cameron McInnes
    Hooker for Raiders is number 9 Josh Hodgson
  • Prop for Dragons is number 22 Paul Vaughan
    Prop for Raiders is number 10 Dunamis Lui
  • 2nd Row for Dragons is number 23 Tyson Frizell
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 John Bateman
  • 2nd Row for Dragons is number 12 Tariq Sims
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
  • Lock for Dragons is number 10 Blake Lawrie
    Lock for Raiders is number 13 Joseph Tapine

Interchange

  • Interchange for Dragons is number 11 Jacob Host
    Interchange for Raiders is number 8 Josh Papalii
  • Interchange for Dragons is number 13 Luciano Leilua
    Interchange for Raiders is number 14 Siliva Havili
  • Interchange for Dragons is number 14 Korbin Sims
    Interchange for Raiders is number 15 Corey Horsburgh
  • Interchange for Dragons is number 15 Reece Robson
    Interchange for Raiders is number 21 Emre Guler

Dragons: In a raft of changes announced an hour before kick-off, Ben Hunt (No.21) will start at halfback, Paul Vaughan (No.22) at prop and Tyson Frizell (No.23) in the second row. Blake Lawrie moves from prop back to lock while Jacob Host and Luciano Leilua move from the starting side to the bench. Tariq Sims returns from suspension and his brother Korbin moves to the bench. James Graham and Jason Saab were omitted from the extended squad 24 hours before kick-off.

Raiders: In changes announced 60 minutes before game time, Maroons prop Josh Papalii will start off the bench with Sia Soliola moving into the run-one side. Ryan Sutton was named on Tuesday but withdrew on Saturday with a calf strain and his place on the bench is taken by Emre Guler. Sam Williams and Michael Oldfield were the two men dropped from the squad an hour before game time. Sutton and Royce Hunt were left out on Saturday.