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NRL Team Update: Round 1

Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire has updated his side ahead of tomorrow night’s clash against the Melbourne Storm at CommBank Stadium.

The starting line-up remains the same for the Round 1 match, with five players — Jock Madden, Tuki Simpkins, Rua Ngatikaura, Austin Dias and Will Kei — dropping off the extended bench.

England international Oliver Gildart will become the 250th player to represent Wests Tigers after being selected in the centres, while Tyrone Peachey will make his club debut from the interchange bench.

Club debutant Jackson Hastings will become Wests Tigers Player #251 when he partners Luke Brooks in the halves on Saturday night.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Daine Laurie
    Fullback for Storm is number 1 Ryan Papenhuyzen
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 David Nofoaluma
    Winger for Storm is number 2 George Jennings
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 James Roberts
    Centre for Storm is number 3 Reimis Smith
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Oliver Gildart
    Centre for Storm is number 4 Justin Olam
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 Ken Maumalo
    Winger for Storm is number 5 Xavier Coates
  • Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Jackson Hastings
    Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Nick Meaney
  • Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Luke Brooks
    Halfback for Storm is number 7 Jahrome Hughes

Forwards

  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 Alex Twal
    Prop for Storm is number 10 Christian Welch
  • Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Jake Simpkin
    Hooker for Storm is number 9 Brandon Smith
  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Stefano Utoikamanu
    Prop for Storm is number 17 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Kelma Tuilagi
    2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 Luciano Leilua
    2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Kenneath Bromwich
  • Lock for Wests Tigers is number 13 Joe Ofahengaue
    Lock for Storm is number 13 Josh King

Interchange

  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 14 Tyrone Peachey
    Interchange for Storm is number 14 Tyran Wishart
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Luke Garner
    Interchange for Storm is number 16 Trent Loiero
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 16 Zane Musgrove
    Interchange for Storm is number 19 Alec MacDonald
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 17 Alex Seyfarth
    Interchange for Storm is number 25 Tepai Moeroa

Reserves

  • Replacement for Wests Tigers is number 18 Thomas Mikaele
    Replacement for Storm is number 22 Bronson Garlick

Match Officials

  • Referee: Chris Sutton
  • Touch Judge: Drew Oultram
  • Touch Judge: Nick Beashel
  • Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy

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