NSW CUP Team List: Mounties v Panthers

Mounties Coach Steve Antonelli has named his side for the round one match against the Penrith Panthers at GIO Stadium in the NSW Cup.

Antonelli has a very strong squad assembled for the first game of the season, with NRL experience across the field in the form of Brenko Lee, Sisa Waqa, Luke Bateman, Jarrad Kennedy, Joe Tapine and Mitch Barnett.

Former Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss has been named at hooker for Mounties, after he picked up a contract with them for the season.

PNG flyer Kato Ottio will play on the wing, with Raiders recruit Zac Santo named at fullback.

MOUNTIES V PENRITH PANTHERS
SATURDAY MARCH 5, 12.40PM, GIO STADIUM

1. Zac Santo
2. Gus Aiga
3. Brenko Lee
4. Sisa Waqa
5. Kato Ottio
6. Maurice Kennedy
7. Harry Siejka
8. Luke Bateman
9. Glen Buttriss (C)
10. Rhys Kennedy
11. Mitch Barnett
12. Jarrad Kennedy
13. Joe Tapine
14. Sam Duggan
15. Royce Hunt
16. Clay Preist
17. Manaia Rudolph
18. Steven Tavita