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

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Storm is number 1 Jahrome Hughes
    Fullback for Raiders is number 1 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
  • Winger for Storm is number 2 Suliasi Vunivalu
    Winger for Raiders is number 2 Nick Cotric
  • Centre for Storm is number 3 Will Chambers
    Centre for Raiders is number 3 Jarrod Croker
  • Centre for Storm is number 4 Justin Olam
    Centre for Raiders is number 4 Joseph Leilua
  • Winger for Storm is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
    Winger for Raiders is number 5 Jordan Rapana
  • Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron Munster
    Five-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Jack Wighton
  • Halfback for Storm is number 7 Brodie Croft
    Halfback for Raiders is number 7 Aidan Sezer

Forwards

  • Prop for Storm is number 8 Jesse Bromwich
    Prop for Raiders is number 8 Josh Papalii
  • Hooker for Storm is number 9 Cameron Smith
    Hooker for Raiders is number 9 Josh Hodgson
  • Prop for Storm is number 10 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
    Prop for Raiders is number 10 Iosia Soliola
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 John Bateman
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Kenneath Bromwich
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
  • Lock for Storm is number 13 Dale Finucane
    Lock for Raiders is number 13 Joseph Tapine

Interchange

  • Interchange for Storm is number 14 Tui Kamikamica
    Interchange for Raiders is number 14 Bailey Simonsson
  • Interchange for Storm is number 15 Tino Faasuamaleaui
    Interchange for Raiders is number 15 Dunamis Lui
  • Interchange for Storm is number 16 Joe Stimson
    Interchange for Raiders is number 16 Corey Horsburgh
  • Interchange for Storm is number 17 Ryan Papenhuyzen
    Interchange for Raiders is number 17 Ryan Sutton

Injury/Suspension

Brad Abbey (Knee) Season