The Parramatta Eels team to take on the St George Illawarra Dragons in the team's first trial game of 2022 has been named.
Shaun Lane has been named captain for the first time in his NRL career and will head up the 24 man squad.
Bailey Simonsson and Mitch Rein will make their debuts in the Blue and Gold, after signing with the Club last year.
Reed Mahoney returns to the side for the first time since being sidelined with a shoulder injury last year.
Experienced players Clint Gutherson, Junior Paulo, Mitch Moses, Dylan Brown, Waqa Blake, Ryan Matterson, Reagan Campbell-Gillard, Isaiah Papali'i, and Nathan Brown have been rested from the side.
Kick off is at 6pm on Sunday 20 February at CommBank Stadium.
Match: Eels v Dragons
Round 1 -
Venue: CommBank Stadium, Sydney
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