Nofoaluma to return from injury via Canterbury Cup today

Wests Tigers winger David Nofoaluma will make his return from injury via the club's Canterbury Cup side as Western Suburbs face Penrith in their Round 5 clash today at Leichhardt Oval.

Nofoaluma has not played since suffering a shoulder dislocation in the lead up to Round 1, and will join NRL squad members Elijah Taylor, Paul Momirovski, Tyson Gamble, Dylan Smith, Robbie Rochow, Chris McQueen and Sam McIntyre in an extremely strong team named by Coach Brett Hodgson for today's game.

2019 Development Players Tommy Talau, Kane Bradley and Alex Seyfarth will also all feature for the Magpies today in their first Canterbury Cup game of the year.

Kickoff for the match is at 1:00pm AEST with live coverage via Channel 9.

WESTERN SUBURBS MAGPIES

1. Dylan Smith
23. David Nofoaluma
3. Tommy Talau
19. Paul Momirovski
5. Kane Bradley
6. Tyson Gamble
7. Kauri Aupouri
14. Patrice Siolo
9. Braden Robson
13. Robbie Rochow
11. Sam McIntyre
16. Chris McQueen
20. Elijah Taylor

Interchange:
4. Kane McQuiggin
8. Joseph Ratu
15. Elia Faatui
18. Alex Seyfarth

Coach: Brett Hodgson

Match: Magpies v Panthers

Round 5 -

Full Time
Magpies

Home Team

Magpies

Scored 32 points
Panthers

Away Team

Panthers

Scored 12 points

Venue: Leichhardt Oval, Sydney

Match broadcasters:

  • Nine Network