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Wests Tigers will welcome back a number of key players from injury and suspension as they take on the Gold Coast Titans this Sunday for their Round 21 clash.

After a heartbreaking last-start defeat to the Parramatta Eels, Wests Tigers have received a huge boost for Sunday’s game with Chris Lawrence (pectoral), Sauaso Sue (suspension) and Joel Edwards (concussion) all included in the 21-man squad named to take on the Titans.

Tim Grant also starts in the front row after making an impressive return from injury last week, while Josh Aloiai has been named amongst the reserves after playing 50 minutes for the Club’s Intrust Super Premiership team against Wentworthville last weekend.

Having played on the edge for the past fortnight, Elijah Taylor has formally been named there this weekend, with Matt Eisenhuth to start at lock as per last week’s late change.

Alex Twal and Michael Chee Kam round out the bench spots alongside the ever-reliable Ava Seumanufagai after impressive performances last Sunday against the Eels at ANZ Stadium.

For the Titans, Coach Neil Henry has opted to retain Tyrone Roberts and Ash Taylor in the halves together, with Kane Elgey moving from the interchange list back to the reserves.

Konrad Hurrell (hamstring) is replaced in the centres by John Olive, while Henry's men will also sweat on the inclusion of both Dale Copley (medial strain) and Kevin Proctor (hamstring strain), who have both been named but will be under injury clouds throughout the week.

Phillip Sami, Pat Politoni and Agnatius Paasi join Elgey as the reserves for Sunday's clash, while Karl Lawton joins the interchange bench in jersey 14.

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In’s | Chris Lawrence, Sauaso Sue

Out’s | Kyle Lovett, Jack Littlejohn

Reserves | Josh Aloiai, JJ Felise, Joel Edwards, Jack Littlejohn

Unavailable | Moses Suli (ankle), Jacob Liddle (shoulder), Jamal Idris (knee)

1. James Tedesco
2. David Nofoaluma
3. Esan Marsters
4. Kevin Naiqama
5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak
6. Tuimoala Lolohea
7. Luke Brooks
8. Aaron Woods (capt.)
9. Matt McIlwrick
10. Tim Grant
11. Chris Lawrence
12. Elijah Taylor
13. Matt Eisenhuth

14. Alex Twal
15. Sauaso Sue
16. Michael Chee Kam
17. Ava Seumanufagai

18. Josh Aloiai
19. JJ Felise
20. Joel Edwards
21. Jack Littlejohn

Coach: Ivan Cleary



In’s | John Olive, Karl Lawton

Out’s | Konrad Hurrell

Reserves | Kane Elgey, Phillip Sami, Pat Politoni, Agnatius Paasi

Unavailable | Ryan Simpkins (knee), Dan Sargison (shoulder), Konrad Hurrell (hamstring)

1. Jarryd Hayne
2. Anthony Don
3. Dale Copley
4. John Olive
5. William Zillman
6. Tyrone Roberts
7. Ash Taylor
8. Jarrod Wallace
9. Nathan Peats
10. Ryan James (capt.)
11. Kevin Proctor
12. Joe Greenwood
13. Max King

14. Karl Lawton
15. Morgan Boyle
16. Leivaha Pulu
17. Nathaniel Peteru

18. Kane Elgey
19. Phillip Sami
20. Pat Politoni
21. Agnatius Paasi

Coach: Neil Henry