As released on Tuesday May 17 - Each NRL Team for Round 11 is listed below.
ROUND 11 TIPPING PREVIEW OUT WEDNESDAY
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RAIDERS v BULLDOGS
CAN: Massey, Ferguson, Croker, Thompson, Robinson, McCrone, Williams, Tilse, Tongue (c), White, Galea, Harrison, Fensom. Bench: Buttriss, Miller, Papalii, Mataora.
CBY: Barba, Turner, Morris, Idris, Goodwin, Keating, Hodkinson, Tolman, Reynolds, Kasiano, Pritchard, Ryan (c), Stagg. Bench: Eastwood, Foster, Payne, Halatau.
[Team Changes - Canberra finally won a game after two long months of losses but now lose fullback Josh Dugan to Origin duty for NSW. Rookie Nathan Massey is at fullback in the only change for the Raiders. Rookie forward Josh Papalii keeps his spot on the bench ahead of Trevor Thurling. ]
[Team Changes - Bryson Goodwin returns from injury for the injured Michael Lett on the wing and rookie half/hooker Josh Reynolds starts at #9 for NSW bound Michael Ennis. Mickey Paea's knee injury keeps him out and Sam Kasiano gets another chance at prop. ]
TIGERS v PANTHERS
WARRIORS v RABBITOHS
[Team Changes - There is only one addition to the Tigers team that was torn apart by the Rabbitohs last Saturday night with prop Bryce Gibbs coming back from an ankle injury on the bench. Simon Dwyer picked up his own ankle injury against Souths but should play. ]
PEN: Coote, Simmons, Tighe, Purtell, Earl, Burns, Walsh, Grant, Kingston, McKendry, Waterhouse, Plum, Lewis (c). Bench: Weston, Bell, Y Gordon, Smith, Iosefa.
[Team Changes - The club has been rocked by the loss of Michael Gordon (knee) and Timana Tahu (pectoral) for the season and lose skipper Petero Civoniceva to QLD. Luke Lewis however didn't get picked for NSW which is a bonus and Lachlan Coote returns from injury at fullback and Sandor Earl comes onto the wing. Tim Grant hurt his hammy in the warm up last Friday and is touch and go here despite being named to start. Matthew Bell and Masada Iosefa come on to the bench as Nafe Seluini misses out. ]
[Team Changes - Lance Hohaia continues to be beaten out for the fullback spot by Kevin Locke and if Lewis Brown is fit (knee injury) he will start ahead of Shaun Berrigan in the centres. Aaron Heremaia might return from a two week absence at hooker with Alehana Mara back to the bench. Ben Matulino starts for QLD bound Jacob Lillyman and Joel Moon and Ukuma Ta'ai join the bench. ]
SOU: Wesser, Merritt, Farrell, Corrigan, Talanoa, Sutton, Sandow, Ross, Luke, McPherson, Taylor, Tyrrell, Crocker (c). Bench: Pettybourne, Clark, McQueen, Peats.
ROOSTERS v KNIGHTS
EELS v SHARKS
NEW: McDonnell, McManus, Sa'u, W Naiqama, Lulia, Henry, Mullen (c), Fa'aoso, Hilder, Tuimavave, Houston, Costigan, Edwards. Bench: De Gois, Taufua, Filipo, Tolar, Kaufusi.
[Team Changes - Justin Carney comes back in at centre and Braith Anasta moves back to five-eighth and Todd Carney shifts to halfback. Jason Ryles comes in at prop and Frank-Paul Nu'uausala is joined by Aiden Guerra and Tinirau Arona in a new look back row. Willie Mataka and Mark Khierallah are the new faces on the bench. ]
[Team Changes - With Akuila Uate on NSW duty - Keith Lulia comes onto the wing. Beau Henry returns from a leg injury and forces fellow rookie Tyrone Roberts out of the squad. Isaac De Gois is named to return from an arm injury on the bench. After being a curious omission on Sunday against the Warriors - Cory Paterson failed to be named again. He has been told to explore other options for 2012. ]
QLD MAROONS v NSW BLUES
PAR: Hayne, Burt, Morgan, Loko, Atkins, Mortimer, Robson, Shackleton, McGuire, MoiMoi, Hindmarsh (c), Lasalo, Smith. Bench: Rogers, Webb, Allgood, Horo.
[Team Changes - Jarryd Hayne is available after missing NSW selection - as is Nathan Hindmarsh. Bad news for the players but a massive boost for the Eels. Tim Mannah is in the Blues team and Shane Shackleton starts for him with Carl Webb being added to the bench. Joel Reddy has a possible pectoral tear and has been replaced by Ryan Morgan who returns from an ankle injury suffered in Round 4. ]
CRO: Gordon, M Wright, Pomeroy, Best (c), Mills, Graham, Porter, Cordoba, Morris (c), Douglas, Bukuya, Tupou, Tautai. Bench: Vave, Mannah, Flanagan, B Wright, Frizell.
[Team Changes - The loss of Paul Gallen and Kade Snowden to NSW opens the door for Josh Cordoba and Taulima Tautai to start. John Mannah and Broderick Wright join the bench along with rookie Tyson Frizell. John Morris and Colin Best are co-captains in Gallen's absence. Morris comes in for the injured Paul Aiton at hooker. Scott Porter retains the halfback job ahead of Tim Smith. ]
ROUND 11 BYES
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