You have skipped the navigation, tab for page content

The Parramatta Eels face the Penrith Panthers at Panthers Stadium on Friday 11 September in Round 18 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.

With 24 hours to go until the clash, Blue & Gold Head Coach Brad Arthur has updated his squad to 19 players, thanks to Taylor & Scott Lawyers!

Arthur has made a change to his starting side, with Reed Mahoney dropping out of the squad with Ray Stone shifting to hooker and Will Smith joining the bench.

Sam Hughes drops out of the squad with Haze Dunster and Stefano Utoikamanu remaining on the reserves.

Junior Paulo will play his 150th NRL game whilst the Eels and Panthers clash will be the 100th NRL clash between the two clubs.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Dylan Edwards
    Fullback for Eels is number 1 Clinton Gutherson
  • Winger for Panthers is number 2 Josh Mansour
    Winger for Eels is number 2 Maika Sivo
  • Centre for Panthers is number 3 Brent Naden
    Centre for Eels is number 3 Michael Jennings
  • Centre for Panthers is number 4 Stephen Crichton
    Centre for Eels is number 4 Waqa Blake
  • Winger for Panthers is number 5 Brian To'o
    Winger for Eels is number 5 Blake Ferguson
  • Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 Jarome Luai
    Five-Eighth for Eels is number 6 Jai Field
  • Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan Cleary
    Halfback for Eels is number 7 Mitchell Moses

Forwards

  • Prop for Panthers is number 8 James Tamou
    Prop for Eels is number 8 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
  • Hooker for Panthers is number 9 Apisai Koroisau
    Hooker for Eels is number 14 Ray Stone
  • Prop for Panthers is number 10 James Fisher-Harris
    Prop for Eels is number 10 Junior Paulo
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 11 Viliame Kikau
    2nd Row for Eels is number 11 Shaun Lane
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Liam Martin
    2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Ryan Matterson
  • Lock for Panthers is number 13 Isaah Yeo
    Lock for Eels is number 13 Nathan Brown

Interchange

  • Interchange for Panthers is number 14 Tyrone May
    Interchange for Eels is number 15 Andrew Davey
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 15 Spencer Leniu
    Interchange for Eels is number 16 Kane Evans
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 16 Moses Leota
    Interchange for Eels is number 17 Oregon Kaufusi
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 17 Zane Tetevano
    Interchange for Eels is number 20 Will Smith

Match Officials

  • Referee: Gerard Sutton
  • Touch Judge: Dave Munro
  • Touch Judge: Phil Henderson
  • Video Referee: Ben Galea
  • Senior Review Official: Jared Maxwell

Last updated: