Tuesday 29 March 2011

NRL 2011 - Round 4 NRL Teams 29/03/2011

]-[ NRL 2011 ]-[Round 4 NRL Teams

As released on Tuesday March 29, Each NRL Team for Round 4 will be listed below.


@ Suncorp Friday Night
BRI: Beale, Copley, Reed, Hodges, Yow Yeh, Lockyer (c), Wallace, Thaiday, McCullough, Hannant, Glenn, Gillett, Parker. Bench: Hunt, Te'o, McGuire, Tronc.
[Team Changes - Justin Hodges is no certainty despite claiming he would lineup against the Panthers on Friday Night. He is battling a recurring hamstring injury. Ben Hannant made it through Round 3 without an issue (calf) and will start. Dale Copley comes onto the wing for Gerard Beale who shifts to fullback to cover Josh Hoffman who is out for a week or two with a corked shin. ]
PEN: Coote, M Gordon, Jennings, Tighe, Simmons, Burns, Kingston, Grant, Iosefa, Civoniceva (c), Waterhouse, Plum, Lewis. Bench: McKendry, Bell, Purtell, Tahu, Seluini.
[Team Changes - With Luke Walsh out indefinitely with a shoulder injury, Matt Elliott has moved hooker Kevin Kingston to halfback and starts Masada Iosefa at hooker. Nafe Seluini comes onto the bench and Brad Tighe has pushed Timana Tahu to the bench. Luke Lewis goes back to lock and Travis Burns starts at five-eighth after recovering from a hamstring strain. ]

@ Blue Tongue Friday Night
SOU: Wesser, Merritt, Inglis, Farrell, Talanoa, Sutton, Sandow, Asotasi (c), Luke, Stuart, S Burgess, Taylor, Tyrrell. Bench: Ross, McPherson, Crocker, McQueen.
[Team Changes - One big change for the Bunnies with the suspended Eddy Pettybourne (3 weeks for a dangerous throw) replaced by Sam Burgess who returns from a shoulder injury he aggravated in Roudn 1. There is some doubt on Rhys Wesser's hamstring and a decision on his place in the side will be made later in the week. - UPDATE Wednesday 30/3 - Wesser and Burgess are out and Nathan Peats and Kane Morgan will debut. Merritt to fullback, Morgan on to the wing, Michael Crocker will start and Peats comes on to the bench. ]
MAN: B Stewart, Robertson, Lyon (c), Hopoate, D Williams, K Foran, Cherry-Evans, King (c), Ballin, Kite, Watmough, Galuvao, G Stewart. Bench: Seu Seu, Buhrer, Rose, Mauro, Robinson.
[Team Changes - Jamie Lyon has been named to return from a hamstring tear earlier than expected and takes Michael Oldfield's place in the team - although Oldfield may be on standby for Lyon. There is no Tony Williams after he was a late withdrawal from the Newcastle game with an ankle injury. David Williams will play despite a knee complaint. Tim Robinson and Vic Mauro will fight it out for the final bench spot. ]

@ Canberra Saturday Night
CAN: Dugan, Ferguson, Croker, Thompson, Vidot, McCrone, Orford, Tilse, Waddell, Shillington (c), Thurling, Harrison (c), Fensom. Bench: Buttriss, Miller, Learoyd-Lahrs, White, Galea.
[Team Changes - Josh Dugan is officially named at fullback even though he was a late starter against the Tigers. Dane Tilse and Travis Waddell start for Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and Glen Buttriss who move to the bench and Josh Miller takes the injured Joe Picker's spot in the team, with Trevor Thurling starting in the second row. Danny Galea is the 18th man. ]
GLD: Zillman, Tonga, Michaels, Thompson, Mead, Bird, Prince (c), Bailey, Brown, White, Laffranchi, Minichiello, Ridge. Bench: Henderson, Tagataese, James, Campbell, Meyers.
[Team Changes - Matthew White comes back into the team and starts alongside Luke Bailey in the front row. Ben Ridge is named at lock for the injured Ashley Harrison and one of Michael Henderson, Sam Tagataese, Ryan James or Brad Meyers could make way on the bench. ]

@ Parramatta Saturday Night
PAR: Hayne, Burt, Reddy, Morgan, Uaisele, Mortimer, Robson, Mannah, Keating, Shackleton, Hindmarsh (c), Lasalo, Smith. Bench: Mitchell, Horo, Allgood, Webb.
[Team Changes - Chris Walker has a hip injury and has been replaced by last year's regular starter at centre Joel Reddy. Casey McGuire has a calf injury and has been replaced by Anthony Mitchell in the squad. Carl Webb and Mitchell Allgood return from hamstring injuries to force Billy Rogers out of the squad and FuiFui MoiMoi will serve a one match suspension. ]
NQL: Bowen, Graham, Tupou, Tonga, Fai-Fai Loa, Thompson, Thurston (c), Scott (c), Payne, Tamou, Cooper, Hall, Johnson. Bench: Segeyaro, L Ah Mau, T Sims, A Sims.
[Team Changes - Neil Henry makes no changes whatsoever to the Cowboys 17 that crushed the Storm on Monday night. ]

@ Owen Delany (NZ) Sunday Afternoon
CRO: Gardner, M Wright, Pomeroy, Best, Williams, Kelly, Graham, Snowden, Morris, Douglas, Smith, Tupou, Gallen (c). Bench: Cordoba, B Wright, Aiton, Collis, Mannah, Tautai.
[Team Changes - Shane Flanagan has made just the two additions to the bench with Dean Collis and Taulima Tautai joining a 19 man squad. ]
WAR: Fisiiahi, Tupou, Berrigan, Mannering (c), Inu, Mateo, Maloney, Lillyman, Heremaia, Packer, Brown, Ta'ai, Luck. Bench: Locke, Sam Rapira, Matulino, Taylor, Mara.
[Team Changes - Ivan Cleary isn't happy with his team being 0-3 and has made mass changes. Lance Hohaia, Brett Seymour and Joel Moon have been dropped outright, while Jerome Ropati needs a knee reconstruction and Kevin Locke and Sam Rapira are benched after starting last week. Glen Fisiiahi starts at fullback, Bill Tupou comes on to the wing, Simon Mannering and Shaun Berrigan shift to the centres, Feleti Mateo goes to five-eighth, James Maloney goes to halfback, Jacob Lillyman starts at prop, Ukuma Ta'ai comes into the second row and Elijah Taylor and Alehana Mara come onto the bench. Those are not small changes.. they are save my job kind of changes. ]

@ AusGrid Sunday Afternoon
NEW: W Naiqama, McManus, Sa'u, MacDougall, Uate, Gidley (c), Mullen, Kaufusi, Hilder, Tuimavave, Taia, Houston, Edwards. Bench: Karawana, Paterson, Fa'aoso, Tolar.
[Team Changes - Kurt Gidley should play this week and has been named at five-eighth. Wes Naiqama moves to fullback with Adam MacDougall back in the centres. Joel Edwards gets the start at lock with Chris Houston moving to the second row. Marvin Karawana fills the utility spot on the bench. Injured players ruled out from last week include Shannon McDonnell, Cameron Ciraldo and Beau Henry, while Junior Sa'u, Jarrod Mullen, Zeb Taia and Gidley are no certainties this week. ]
STI: Boyd, Morris, Gasnier, Cooper, Nightingale, Soward, Hornby (c), Hunt, Fien, Gower, Scott, Creagh, Prior. Bench: Greenfield, Green, Merrin, Stanley, Cuthbertson, Rein.
[Team Changes - Beau Scott returns from suspension in the backrow. Mitch Rein has joined the bench and Adam Cuthbertson holds a spot there also as possible cover for Ben Creagh who has a neck injury. ]

@ SFS Sunday Afternoon
SYD: Minichiello, J Carney, Aubusson, Kenny-Dowall, Leilua, T Carney, Pearce, Ryles, Friend, Kennedy, Anasta (c), Nu'uausala, Myles. Bench: Waerea-Hargreaves, Masoe, Riddell, Symonds, Conn.
[Team Changes - With Sam Perrett out with a broken ankle, former Raider Justin Carney gets his chance on the wing ahead of Phil Graham. Mitchell Aubusson goes to the centres for the dropped Kane Linnett and Frank-Paul Nu'uausala keeps his starting second row spot. Jake Friend starts and Mark Riddell goes to the bench. Tom Symonds and Daniel Conn join an extended bench. ]
WTG: McKinnon, Brown, Ayshford, Moltzen, Utai, Marshall, Miller, Fifita, Farah (c), Galloway, Dwyer, A Schirnack, Heighington. Bench: Daniela, J Schirnack, Woods, Payten.
[Team Changes - The Tigers lose Lote Tuqiri and Chris Lawrence long term and Robert Lui was not named due to an ankle injury. Tim Motlzen goes to the centres and Mitch Brown comes onto the wing. Youngster Jacob Miller might get a chance at halfback after being named to debut for Lui, while Alan Schirnack starts in the second row. Geoff Daniela is also on the bench. ]

@ AAMI Monday Night
MEL: Slater, O'Neill, Nielsen, Champion, Quinn, Widdop, Cronk, Proctor, Smith (c), Norrie, Blair, Lowrie, Hinchcliffe. Bench: Woolnough, Lowe, Thompson, J Bromwich.
[Team Changes - Sika Manu is out with a serious ankle injury and Todd Lowrie starts in the second row. Adam Woolnough joins the bench. Kevin Proctor (cheekbone) and Dane Nielsen (ankle/concussion) are in doubt so Matt Duffie might make a late appearance. ]
CBY: Barba, Turner, Lafai, Idris, Goodwin, Keating, Hodkinson, Tolman, Ennis, Paea, Pritchard, Ryan (c), Stagg. Bench: Kasiano, Foster, Payne, Halatau, Armit.
[Team Changes - Mickey Paea and Frank Pritchard maintain their starting roles with Sam Kasiano and Jake Foster staying on the bench. Chris Armit joins a 5 man bench as cover for David Stagg (concussion). ]
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