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Opposition Team List: Wests Tigers v Eels, Round 20

The Parramatta Eels face the Wests Tigers at Bankwest Stadium on Saturday 26 September in Round 20 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.

For their final game of the season, Wests Tigers Head coach Michael Maguire has made changes to his 21 man squad named to face the Eels.

Luke Brooks returns in the halves with Josh Reynolds out, Tommy Talau replaces Joey Leilua at centre, Alex Twal returns from illness at lock with Matt Eisenhuth going to the bench and Tom Mikaele moving to prop for the injured Josh Aloiai.

Luke Garner starts in the back row with Sam McIntyre out while Elijah Taylor, Shawn Blore and Michael Chee Kam join the bench with Russell Packer and Jacob Liddle dropping out.

Having confirmed his retirement at season’s end, Chris Lawrence will play his 253rd and final game for Wests Tigers while Marshall will bring up his 257th Wests Tigers appearance, with the pair trailing only Robbie Farah (277 games) in games played for the Wests Tigers.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Adam Doueihi
    Fullback for Eels is number 1 Clinton Gutherson
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 David Nofoaluma
    Winger for Eels is number 2 Maika Sivo
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Tommy Talau
    Centre for Eels is number 4 Waqa Blake
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Chris Lawrence
    Centre for Eels is number 19 Brad Takairangi
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 Asu Kepaoa
    Winger for Eels is number 5 Blake Ferguson
  • Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Benji Marshall
    Five-Eighth for Eels is number 14 Will Smith
  • Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Luke Brooks
    Halfback for Eels is number 7 Mitchell Moses

Forwards

  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 Zane Musgrove
    Prop for Eels is number 10 Junior Paulo
  • Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Harry Grant
    Hooker for Eels is number 9 Reed Mahoney
  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Thomas Mikaele
    Prop for Eels is number 16 Kane Evans
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Luke Garner
    2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Ryan Matterson
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 Luciano Leilua
    2nd Row for Eels is number 15 Andrew Davey
  • Lock for Wests Tigers is number 13 Alex Twal
    Lock for Eels is number 13 Nathan Brown

Interchange

  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 14 Matthew Eisenhuth
    Interchange for Eels is number 11 Shaun Lane
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Elijah Taylor
    Interchange for Eels is number 17 Oregon Kaufusi
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 16 Shawn Blore
    Interchange for Eels is number 20 George Jennings
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 17 Michael Chee-Kam
    Interchange for Eels is number 21 Daniel Alvaro

Match Officials

  • Referee: Ben Cummins
  • Touch Judge: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
  • Touch Judge: Belinda Sharpe
  • Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy

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