Cash Converters Big Game of the Round: South Perth Lions v Ellenbrook Rabbitohs
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South Perth Lions v Ellenbrook Rabbitohs, Saturday 10th August, 3.30pm, George Burnett Park.
South Perth Lions: 1. Kade McDonald, 2. Connor Hudson, 3. Will Smith, 4. Benjamin Grace, 5. Billy Judge, 6. Isaac Thomas, 7. Harry Debique, 8. Daniel Green, 9. Zac Wood, 10. Kiam Fletcher, 11. Ethan Gourgard, 12. Brandon Wright, 13. Jarrad Smith, 14. Caleb Norton, 15. Tim Noble, 16. Taine Kingi
Coach – Isaac Thomas
Ins: Benjamin Grace
Outs: Dylan Estriech, Reno Burkhardt
Rabbitohs: 1. Jona Chase, 2. Chazz Palmer, 3. Wananga Kingi, 4. Kade Pearce, 5. Jesse Rihari, 6. Tyrese Trey, 7. Jaylen Grey, 8. Fernando Ekeroma, 9. River Colman, 10. Manasseh Gudgeon, 11. Malakai Chan-Boon, 12. Charlie Adams, 13. Shaan Evans, 14. Chase Watson, 15. Philip Tunupopo, 16. Taamilo Aisake-Peseta,
Coach – Jarek Goebel
Ins: Chazz Palmer, Charlie Adams, Shaan Evans
Outs: Nga Joseph, Payden Porter, Willz Tuheke-Wade, Koen White
In this weekend’s Cash Converters Big Game of the Round, Ellenbrook take on South Perth with the Bunnies putting their top-four hopes on the line.
Having lost three of their last four games, the Rabbitohs are desperate for a win to keep their finals aspirations alive.
South Perth are coming off a strong win over Joondalup last weekend and hand a Premiership debut to centre, Benjamin Grace.
Joondalup Giants v Fremantle Roosters, Saturday 10th August, 2.30pm, Admiral Park.
Joondalup Giants: 1. Brenton Scott, 2. Rodney Mauga, 3. Keanu Te Tai, 4. Daniel Sneddon, 5. Connor Favell, 6. Davey Martin, 7. Caleb Reedy, 8. Nathan Searle, 9. Levi Mitchell, 10. Adam Smith, 11. Hemi Kani, 12. Daniel Smith, 13. Gus Marshall
Coach – Gus Marshall
Ins: Levi Mitchell
Outs: Luke Turner, Luke Callan, Beau White, Josh Houghton, Jeronia Raea
Roosters: 1. Delane Edwards, 2. Mitch Wade-Whalan, 3. Regy Manu, 4. Manihera Eden, 5. Kerrod Hignett, 17. Robert Kerr, 16. Tamaho Teirney, 8. Brad Gibson, 9. Blake Hignett, 10. Callin Tereu, 11. Ezra Taomia, 12. Tane Peakman, 13. Bjorn Crotty, 6. Duane Butler, 7, Jamie Le, 14. Baldy Neho, 15. Ricky Cathro, 20. Aaron Hodges
Manager – Zac Speir
An unchanged Fremantle will look to maintain their minor premiership push as they travel to take on Joondalup at Admiral Park.
Coming off a 34-0 shutout of Ellenbrook, Fremantle will come into the contest in high spirits as they take on a Joondalup side whose finals hopes were left in tatters after last weekend’s loss to South Perth.
The Giants welcome back dummy half Levi Mitchell, while regulars Luke Turner, Luke Callan and Beau White drop out.
Please note the game will kick off at 2pm.
Rockingham Sharks v Willagee Bears, Saturday 10th August, 3.30pm, Rockingham Mazda Arena.
Sharks: 1. Nathan Hill, 2. Josh Neal, 3. Logan Barclay, 4. Yuri Taipeti, 5. Alestair Parmenter, 6. Beme Leme-Pyako, 7. Sean Scott, 8. Reece Potter, 9. Marcus Ngaro, 10. Charles Tanikoqi, 11. Matthew Rangiuia, 12. Richie Hicks, 13. Kieren Crowe, 14. Ricky Hayes, 15. Ryan Heeley, 17. Ian Wood, 20. Jayden Toelupe
Coaches – Dave Tito & Peter Worth
Bears: 1. Te Toa Parkinson, 6. Nat Lucas, 7. Lewis Samuels, 8. Victor Ulukita, 9. Tremayne Kamso, 10. Mosese Waqa, 11. Duane Gukisava, 12. Stevie Aull, 14. David Anderson, 17. Mitchell Marsh
Coach – Lenoir Tairea
Ins: Mitchell Marsh, David Anderson, Mosese Waqa, Duane Gukisava, Nat Lucas
Outs: Junior Tairea, Luke Pollock, Kotahi Erueti, Lenoir Tairea, Isziah Gardiner
Searching for a fourth-straight Premiership win, Rockingham come into their game against Willagee in top form.
The Sharks have climbed into the top four and will hope to further cement their finals status with a win over the Bears.
Former West Coast Pirate Yuri Taipeti is in line to make his Premiership debut for Rockingham, while Willagee will be without experienced heads Luke Pollock and Isziah Gardiner.
Bye – North Beach Sea Eagles