PANTHERS NRL v EELS: Sportingbet Stadium, Penrith. Friday 30th May. Kickoff: 7.40pm
Ivan Cleary has named a near full strength side for Friday night’s battle of the west against Parramatta, with Elijah Taylor and Lewis Brown returning from injury.
Kevin Kingston will have another week to rest his ankle, which means James Segeyaro will start at hooker again.
7.Peter WALLACE (C)
INTERCHANGE: 14. Tim GRANT, 15. Jeremy LATIMORE, 16. Tyrone PEACHEY, 17. Lewis BROWN, 18. Matt ROBINSON
PANTHERS NSW CUP v CUTTERS: Collegians Sporting Complex, Figtree. Sunday 1st June. Kickoff: 4pm
We also have a very strong reserve grade side taking the field against the Illawarra Cutters, with no fresh injuries after last weekend’s win over Manly.
Wes Naiqama returns to play in the centres with brother Kevin, Bryce Cartwright will start in the second row, and Dallin Watene-Zelezniak will take his place on the wing.
INTERCHANGE: 14. Liam AYOUB, 15. Anthony CHERRINGTON, 16. Nathan SMITH, 17. Vaipuna TIA KILIFI, 19. Daniel FOSTER
PANTHERS NYC v EELS: Sportingbet Stadium, Penrith. Friday 30th May. Kickoff: 5.30pm
Coach Trent Barrett has made a few changes to his side this week after a couple of below average performances.
Corey Harawira will start at fullback, Waqa Blake takes his place in the centres, while young SG Ball star Christian Crichton will again feature on the wing.
INTERCHANGE: 14. Jordan HALL, 15. Myles TAUELI, 16. Peter TIA TIA, 17. Josh TANGITAU