Kickoff: 3pm (NZ ), 1pm (AUS – Live on Fox Sports 5)

Panthers coach Ivan Cleary will field a strong side for Saturday’s trial match against the Warriors in Rotorua, with 28 players making the trip to New Zealand to kick start the 2015 season.

There’s a handful of players returning to the line-up from off-season injuries and surgeries, including Jamie Soward, Peter Wallace, Bryce Cartwright and Elijah Taylor. Young guns Matt Moylan and Tyrone Peachey will miss the trial due to their All Stars commitments. 

A few first grade debutants will have a run this weekend including Eddie Aiono, Andy Saunders and Christian Crighton who are all looking to impress and push for a permanent spot in the side.

After a successful 2014 campaign, the team is looking forward to giving their fans a good result ahead of round 1, and they’ll be aiming to give the Warriors a tough contest in front of their home fans. 

PANTHERS NRL SQUAD

1. Kieren Moss
2. Robert Jennings
3. Dean Whare
4. Isaah Yeo
5. George Jennings
6. Jamie Soward
7. Peter Wallace (c)
8. Brent Kite
9. James Segeyaro
10. Jeremy Latimore
11. Lewis Brown
17. Bryce Cartwright
13. Elijah Taylor

Reserves

12. Ben Murdoch Masila
14. Apisai Koroisau
15. Isaac John
16. Reagan Campbell-Gillard
18. Will Smith
19. Eddie Aiono
20. Christian Crighton
22 Andy Saunders
23 Topou Sopoaga
23 Leilani Latu

Our NSW Cup and NYC teams will also have trial matches against the Wests Tigers at Windsor Sporting Complex tomorrow evening.

NSW CUP SQUAD

Kickoff: 7pm

Tyrone MAY
Wellington ALBERT
Nu’u AKERIPA
Ray LEOSA
Ratu Luke NADURUTALO
Logan GEYER
Adrian DAVIS
Rodney COATES
Liam AYOUB
Matthew EISENHUTH
Pat HOLLIS
James FISHER-HARRIS
Nathan SMITH
Reece GOLDSMITH
Sam HOLLIS
Oliver CLARK
Josh TANGITAU
Jarrod BRACKENHOFFER
Tala MAPESONE
Dave COWAN
Moses LEOTA
Jordan HALL

Coach: Garth Brennan

NYC SQUAD

Kickoff: 5pm

Dylan EDWARDS
Jamarley FUIAMONO
Braidon BURNS
Brent NADEN
Fuimanau ENISE
Nick GREENHALGH
Soni LUKE
Soni HALA
Sione KATOA
Paea PUA       
Fairouz ELKANDER
Maliko FILINO
Dylan FAUD
Josh GRANT
Thompson TUIGAMALA
Stanton ALBERT
Jack NELSON
Brandon NANGAITI
Cameron COLLINS
Shane KIEL
Kade ELLIS
Jordan STRATTON
Sam ELWIN
Corey WADDELL
Ulia APE-ESERE
Jake ENNIS

Coach: Cam Ciraldo