Warriors name full strength side

Warriors name full strength side

The New Zealand Warriors will be full strength for Saturday’s season opener against Wests Tigers to be played on Saturday, March 5 at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.

Halfback Shaun Johnson will play his first match since suffering a season-ending ankle injury last year, while new recruits Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Blake Ayshford, Jeff Robson and Isaac Luke have all been named to make their respective Club debuts this week.

Former Wests Tigers forward James Gavet could also make his debut for the Warriors having been named on a six-man interchange bench by Coach Andrew McFadden.

See how the two teams will line up for Saturday’s season opener at Campbelltown below!

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NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS

1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
2. Tuimoala Lolohea
3. Blake Ayshford
4. Solomone Kata
5. Manu Vatuvei
6. Shaun Johnson
7. Jeff Robson
8. Jacob Lillyman
9. Isaac Luke
10. Ben Matulino
11. Ben Henry
12. Ryan Hoffman (capt.)
13. Simon Mannering

Interchange:
14. Nathaniel Roache
15. Sam Lisone
16. James Gavet
17. Bodene Thompson
18. Jonathan Wright
20. Albert Vete

Coach: Andrew McFadden

 

WESTS TIGERS

1. James Tedesco
2. David Nofoaluma
3. Tim Simona
4. Kevin Naiqama
5. Jordan Rankin
6. Mitchell Moses
7. Jack Littlejohn
8. Aaron Woods (capt.)
9. Manaia Cherrington
10. Tim Grant
11. Curtis Sironen
12. Chris Lawrence
13. Sauaso Sue

Interchange:
14. Kyle Lovett
15. Josh Aloiai
16. Ava Seumanufagai
17. Jack Buchanan
18. Michael Chee Kam

Coach: Jason Taylor

 

Warriors name full strength side

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