The Canberra Raiders have named their side for Saturday’s match against the Penrith Panthers at McDonald’s Park in Wagga Wagga. 

Jordan Rapana has been ruled out with a rib cartilage injury and will miss 2-3 weeks. He’s been replaced on the wing by Bailey Simonsson, who made his NRL debut in the Raiders round one win over the Titans.

The Raiders have also made change stop their bench, with Hudson Young and Corey Horsburgh both returning to the 17 after strong performances for Mounties in the Canterbury Cup NSW.

Emre Guler and Jack Murchie remain in the extended squad alongside Aidan Sezer and Michael Oldfield.

CANBERRA RAIDERS V PENRITH PANTHERS
SATURDAY MAY 4, 3.00PM, McDONALDS PARK (WAGGA WAGGA)

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Raiders is number 1 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
    Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Caleb Aekins
  • Winger for Raiders is number 2 Nick Cotric
    Winger for Panthers is number 2 Josh Mansour
  • Centre for Raiders is number 3 Jarrod Croker
    Centre for Panthers is number 3 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
  • Centre for Raiders is number 19 Michael Oldfield
    Centre for Panthers is number 4 Waqa Blake
  • Winger for Raiders is number 5 Bailey Simonsson
    Winger for Panthers is number 5 Malakai Watene-Zelezniak
  • Five-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Jack Wighton
    Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 James Maloney
  • Halfback for Raiders is number 7 Sam Williams
    Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan Cleary

Forwards

  • Prop for Raiders is number 8 Josh Papalii
    Prop for Panthers is number 8 James Tamou
  • Hooker for Raiders is number 9 Josh Hodgson
    Hooker for Panthers is number 9 Wayde Egan
  • Prop for Raiders is number 10 Dunamis Lui
    Prop for Panthers is number 10 Tim Grant
  • 2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 John Bateman
    2nd Row for Panthers is number 11 Viliame Kikau
  • 2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
    2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Isaah Yeo
  • Lock for Raiders is number 13 Ryan Sutton
    Lock for Panthers is number 13 James Fisher-Harris

Interchange

  • Interchange for Raiders is number 14 Siliva Havili
    Interchange for Panthers is number 14 Sione Katoa
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 15 Hudson Young
    Interchange for Panthers is number 15 Liam Martin
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 16 Iosia Soliola
    Interchange for Panthers is number 16 Moses Leota
  • Interchange for Raiders is number 17 Corey Horsburgh
    Interchange for Panthers is number 17 Reagan Campbell-Gillard

Injury/Suspension

Jordan Rapana (Ribs) Round 9-10

Joe Tapine (Ankle) Round 15-17

Brad Abbey (Knee) Round 8-10

Luke Bateman (Knee) Round 10-12