NYC and ISP Round 18 teams
NYC coach Todd Lowrie has named his 23-man squad for Sunday's clash with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Belmore.
Brodie Jones is set to play his first game of the season after being ruled out due to an injury in the pre-season.
Viko Puliuvea also returns to the extended bench after he was ruled out with an ankle injury in Round 7.
The forward pack will see two changes with 2017 SG Ball player of the year, Matt Croker, set to start in the number 10 jersey with Pasami Saulo moving up to Reserve Grade, and Nash Birch named at hooker.
1. Matt Cooper, 2. Mitch Andrews, 3. Kyle Smith, 4. Heath Gibbs, 5. Kainoa Gudgeon, 6. Kurtis Dark, 7. Hayden Loughrey, 8. Cameron King, 9. Nash Birch, 10. Matt Croker, 11. Jack Johns, 12. Sam McIntyre, 13. Zac Hosking (c). Interchange: 14. Luke Huth, 15. Henry Penn, 16. Brodie Jones, 17. Jayden Butterfield, 18. Will Finau, 19. Gary Anderson, 20. Viko Puliuvea, 21. Dylan Clark, 22. Lachlan Farr, 23. Tom Starling.
Meanwhile, ISP coach Simon Woolford has named a 19-man squad for Sunday’s match against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, also at Belmore.
Pasami Saulo has made the move from NYC to be named on the bench while teammate Cory Denniss also comes in for Chanel Mata’utia in the centre.
1. Nick Meaney, 2. Tom Hughes, 3. Jacob Gagan, 4. Cory Denniss, 5. Thomas Cronan, 6. Brock Lamb, 7. Jack Cogger, 8. Mickey Paea, 9. Tyler Randell, 10. Pauli Pauli, 11. Bradie Smith, 12. Braden Robson, 13. Tyrone Amey. Interchange: 14. Will Pearsall, 15. Pasami Saulo, 16. Pat Mata’utia, 17. Sam Bernstrom, 18. Faitotoa Faitotoa, 19. Bryce Donovan.
Sunday July 9 – Round 18
Belmore Sports Ground
NYC Kick off: 12 noon
ISP Kick off: 1.45pm