PANTHERS NRL v RAIDERS: Sportingbet Stadium, Saturday 5th April. Kickoff: 5.30pm
There have been a few big changes to Ivan Cleary’s side this week.
Tim Grant returns after playing in our NSW Cup side that beat Wentworthville last weekend, Josh Mansour and Peter Wallace are back from injury, Sika Manu is in the starting line-up, and young Dallin Watene-Zelezniak will make his NRL debut!
Nigel Plum and Lewis Brown drop back to the bench, while Kevin Naiqama will add some strength and speed to our reserve grade side.
7.Peter WALLACE (C)
9.Kevin KINGSTON (C)
INTERCHANGE: 14. James SEGEYARO, 15. Jeremy LATIMORE, 16. Nigel PLUM, 17. Lewis BROWN, 18. Tyrone PEACHEY
PANTHERS NSW CUP v MOUNTIES: Sportingbet Stadium, 5th April. Kickoff: 3.15pm
Coach Garth Brennan will again be happy with his starting side this week, naming a very strong team to run out against Mounties.
He’ll have the Naiqama brothers playing on the wing together, flying Fijian Eto Nabuli and speedy half Luke Capewell both pulled up fit after their return game last weekend so they will play, and Isaac John will be back after spending a couple of weeks with the first grade squad.
INTERCHANGE: 14. Leilani LATU, 15. Tom EISENHUTH, 16. Shaun SPENCE, 17. Mitch CLARK, 18. Liam AYOUB, 19. Anthony CHERRINGTON
PANTHERS NYC v RAIDERS: Sportingbet Stadium, Saturday 5th April. Kickoff: 1.15pm
Trent Barrett has named a similar team this week to last week’s, but has shuffled a few players around into different positions.
Eddie Aiono returns to the wing with Waqa Blake inside him in the centres, while Sione Katoa moves from the bench into the starting line-up at hooker.
Big Wellington Albert has also been named on the bench this week.
INTERCHANGE: 14. Corey HARAWIRA, 15. Jordan HALL, 16. Wellington ALBERT, 17. Josh GRANT, 19. Moses LEOTA