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The Canberra Raiders have named their squad for Saturday’s match against the Newcastle Knights at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.  

Jack Wighton (ribs) and Elliott Whitehead (shoulder) have been named to make their return from injuries, with Wighton returning to five-eighth and Whitehead to the second row.

Ryan Sutton will miss 1-2 weeks with a chest injury, which sees Hudson Young move from second row to lock.

Both Bailey Simonsson (foot) and Dunamis Lui (calf) have been named on the extended bench after returning to full squad training this week.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Knights is number 1 Kalyn Ponga
    Fullback for Raiders is number 1 Jordan Rapana
  • Winger for Knights is number 2 Enari Tuala
    Winger for Raiders is number 2 Harley Smith-Shields
  • Centre for Knights is number 3 Kurt Mann
    Centre for Raiders is number 3 Jarrod Croker
  • Centre for Knights is number 4 Bradman Best
    Centre for Raiders is number 4 Sebastian Kris
  • Winger for Knights is number 5 Hymel Hunt
    Winger for Raiders is number 5 Semi Valemei
  • Five-Eighth for Knights is number 6 Phoenix Crossland
    Five-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Jack Wighton
  • Halfback for Knights is number 7 Jake Clifford
    Halfback for Raiders is number 7 Sam Williams

Forwards

  • Prop for Knights is number 8 Jacob Saifiti
    Prop for Raiders is number 10 Emre Guler
  • Hooker for Knights is number 9 Jayden Brailey
    Hooker for Raiders is number 9 Josh Hodgson
  • Prop for Knights is number 10 Daniel Saifiti
    Prop for Raiders is number 17 Joseph Tapine
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 11 Tyson Frizell
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 Corey Harawira-Naera
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 12 Mitchell Barnett
    2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
  • Lock for Knights is number 14 Sauaso Sue
    Lock for Raiders is number 13 Hudson Young

Interchange

  • Interchange for Knights is number 13 Connor Watson
    Interchange for Raiders is number 8 Josh Papalii
  • Interchange for Knights is number 15 David Klemmer
    Interchange for Raiders is number 14 Tom Starling
  • Interchange for Knights is number 16 Josh King
    Interchange for Raiders is number 15 Matthew Timoko
  • Interchange for Knights is number 17 Brodie Jones
    Interchange for Raiders is number 16 Iosia Soliola

Reserves

  • Reserve for Knights is number 20 Tex Hoy
    Reserve for Raiders is number 19 Dunamis Lui

Match Officials

  • Referee: Adam Gee
  • Touch Judge: Todd Smith
  • Touch Judge: Jon Stone
  • Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy

Last updated:

Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights
Saturday July 31, 5.30pm, Suncorp Stadium.  

1. Jordan Rapana
2. Harley Smith-Shields
3. Jarrod Croker (C)
4. Sebastian Kris
5. Semi Valemei
6. Jack Wighton
7. Sam Williams
8. Josh Papalii
9. Josh Hodgson
10. Emre Guler
11. Corey Harawira-Naera
12. Elliott Whitehead (C)
13. Hudson Young

14. Tom Starling
15. Matt Timoko
16. Sia Soliola
17. Joe Tapine
18. Matt Frawley
19. Ryan James
20. Bailey Simonsson
21. Dunamis Lui

Injuries/Suspension

Ryan Sutton – Chest – Round 21-22

Corey Horsburgh – Wrist – Round 21-22

Xavier Savage – Shoulder - Season