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Wests Tigers and the Cronulla Sharks will both undergo a number of changes ahead of their Round 15 clash this Saturday night at Southern Cross Group Stadium.

With a myriad Origin players unavailable between both sides, Ivan Cleary and Shane Flanagan have both named very different looking teams for Saturday's all-important match. 

For the Sharks, with Valentine Holmes, Jack Bird, James Maloney, Andrew Fifita and Wade Graham all unavailable with State of Origin duties, Gerard Beale, Kurt Capewell, Edrick Lee and Fa'amanu Brown will join the back-line, while Sam Tagataese and Jason Bukuya start up front.

Daniel Mortimer and Jeremy Latimore also join the interchange bench, while a number of new faces in Kurt Dillon, Jesse Ramien, Jack Willams and Billy Magoulias named as reserves.

For Wests Tigers, Kevin Naiqama replaces James Tedesco at fullback, with Malakai Watene-Zelezniak coming on to the wing. Luke Brooks returns at halfback in a huge boost for the side — pushing Jack Littlejohn back to 18th man — while Tim Grant starts in place of Aaron Woods.

He joins Ava Seumanufagai in the starting front row, who will play his 100th game for the Club, while Elijah Taylor will captain the side for the first time in his NRL career.

Matt Eisenhuth will become Wests Tigers Player 205 after being named to make his NRL debut, joining JJ Felise, Esan Marsters and Jacob Liddle on the interchange bench.

Uncapped rookie Watson Heleta has also been named in the reserves alongside rookie forward Junior Tatola, experienced forward Joel Edwards and playmaker Jack Littlejohn.

See all the in's, out's and changes for both teams ahead of Saturday night's clash!

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In's | Luke Brooks, Malakai Watene-Zelezniak, Matt Eisenhuth

Out's | Aaron Woods, James Tedesco, Jack Littlejohn

Reserves | Jack Littlejohn, Joel Edwards, Watson Heleta, Junior Tatola

Unavailable | Aaron Woods (Origin), James Tedesco (Origin), Chris Lawrence (hamstring), Josh Aloiai (knee), Matt Ballin (knee), Jamal Idris (ACL), Justin Hunt (leg)

1. Kevin Naiqama
2. David Nofoaluma
3. Michael Chee Kam
4. Moses Suli
5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak
6. Tuimoala Lolohea
7. Luke Brooks
8. Tim Grant
9. Matt McIlwrick
10. Ava Seumanufagai
11. Sauaso Sue
12. Kyle Lovett
13. Elijah Taylor (capt.)

14. Matt Eisenhuth
15. JJ Felise
16. Esan Marsters
17. Jacob Liddle

18. Joel Edwards
19. Jack Littlejohn
20. Watson Heleta
21. Junior Tatola

Coach: Ivan Cleary



In's | Edrick Lee, Fa'amanu Brown, Jeremy Latimore, Kurt Capewell

Out's | Valentine Holmes, Jack Bird, James Maloney, Andrew Fifita, Wade Graham

Reserves | Kurt Dillon, Jesse Ramien, Jack Williams, Billy Magoulias

Unavailable | Valentine Holmes (Origin), Jack Bird (Origin), James Maloney (Origin), Andrew Fifita (Origin), Wade Graham (Origin), Tony Williams (knee)

1. Gerard Beale
2. Sosaia Feki
3. Kurt Capewell
4. Ricky Leutele
5. Edrick Lee
6. Fa'amanu Brown
7. Chad Townsend
8. Sam Tagataese
9. Jayden Brailey
10. Matt Prior
11. Luke Lewis
12. Jayson Bukuya
13. Paul Gallen (capt.)

14. Daniel Mortimer
15. Chris Heighington
16. Jeremy Latimore
17. Joseph Paulo

18. Kurt Dillon
19. Jesse Ramien
20. Jack Willams
21. Billy Magoulias

Coach: Shane Flanagan