The Canberra Raiders have named their squad for Saturday’s match against the Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park.
Joey Leilua has been named to start in the centres and will play his first match since round seven, in what will be his 200th NRL match. His inclusion sees Nick Cotric shift to the left wing and Bailey Simonson move to the interchange bench.
Siliva Havili moves off the bench into the extended squad alongside Sam Williams, Hudson Young and Emre Guler.
Jack Wighton will line up for his 150th first grade match.
CANBERRA RAIDERS V MELBOURNE STORM
SATURDAY AUGUST 17, 5.30PM, AAMI PARK
Fullback for Storm is number 1 Jahrome HughesFullback for Raiders is number 1 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
Winger for Storm is number 2 Suliasi VunivaluWinger for Raiders is number 2 Nick Cotric
Centre for Storm is number 3 Will ChambersCentre for Raiders is number 3 Jarrod Croker
Centre for Storm is number 4 Justin OlamCentre for Raiders is number 4 Joseph Leilua
Winger for Storm is number 5 Josh Addo-CarrWinger for Raiders is number 5 Jordan Rapana
Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron MunsterFive-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Jack Wighton
Halfback for Storm is number 7 Brodie CroftHalfback for Raiders is number 7 Aidan Sezer
Prop for Storm is number 8 Jesse BromwichProp for Raiders is number 8 Josh Papalii
Hooker for Storm is number 9 Cameron SmithHooker for Raiders is number 9 Josh Hodgson
Prop for Storm is number 10 Nelson Asofa-SolomonaProp for Raiders is number 10 Iosia Soliola
2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 John Bateman
2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Kenneath Bromwich2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
Lock for Storm is number 13 Dale FinucaneLock for Raiders is number 13 Joseph Tapine
Interchange for Storm is number 14 Tui KamikamicaInterchange for Raiders is number 14 Bailey Simonsson
Interchange for Storm is number 15 Tino FaasuamaleauiInterchange for Raiders is number 15 Dunamis Lui
Interchange for Storm is number 16 Joe StimsonInterchange for Raiders is number 16 Corey Horsburgh
Interchange for Storm is number 17 Ryan PapenhuyzenInterchange for Raiders is number 17 Ryan Sutton
- Referee: Ben Cummins
- Referee: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
- Touch Judge: Kasey Badger
- Touch Judge: Nick Beashel
- Video Referee: Ben Galea
- Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy
Brad Abbey (Knee) Season