Wests Tigers have named their Round 9 NRL team that will take on the Sydney Roosters when they clash at Allianz Stadium on Friday, May 9 at 7:40pm AEST.

Blake Austin has been named to start in the halves alongside Luke Brooks in the absence of Braith Anasta, while Cory Paterson comes on to the bench for his first NRL match since suffering a head injury against New Zealand Warriors in Round 4.

Liam Fulton has been named to captain the team in the absence of Robbie Farah. 

Kick-off is scheduled for 7:40pm AEST on Friday, May 9.

Check out the Round 9 team in the video above.