Cash Converters Big Game of the Round: Ellenbrook Rabbitohs v North Beach Sea Eagles
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Ellenbrook Rabbitohs v North Beach Sea Eagles, Saturday 20th July, 3.30pm, Charlottes Pavilion.
Rabbitohs: 1. Jona Chase, 2. Chazz Palmer, 3. Charlie Adams, 4. Kade Pearce, 5. Jesse Rihari, 6. Tyrese Grey, 7. Jaylen Grey, 8. Fernando Ekeroma, 9. River Colman, 10. Manasseh Gudgeon, 11. Willz Tuheke-Wade, 12. Chase Watson, 13. Damien Karini, 14. Bryce Wilson, 15. Koen White, 16. Malakai Chan-Boon, 17. Christopher Finau
Coach – Jarek Goebel
Ins: Jesse Rihari, Charlie Adams, Willz Tuheke-Wade
Outs: Joseph Simpkins, Shaan Evans, Philip Tunupopo
Keen to put the misery of last weekend’s loss to Rockingham behind them, Ellenbrook turn their focus towards the undefeated North Beach.
After surrendering a 20-point lead against the Sharks, the Rabbitohs will be forced to field their eighth different halves combination of the season with Jaylen Grey to partner brother Tyrese.
The Sea Eagles, meanwhile go in unchanged from the side who defeated the Lions last week.
Sea Eagles: 1. Brad Sharpham, 2. Tye Saus, 3. Kahan Joyce-Vaughan, 4. Jayden De Vorms, 5. Dustin Hume, 6. Cairo Takarangi, 7. Jeremy Wallace, 8. Wiremu Paki, 9. Trent Trotter, 10. Terelli Whaanga, 11. Josh Benjamin, 12. Tayla McGregor, 13. Adam Roy, 14. Greg Lingard, 15. Bow Stein, 16. James Blake 17. Thomas Fry
Coach – John Hough
Outs: Greg Lingard
Joondalup Giants v Rockingham Sharks, Saturday 20th July, 3.30pm, Admiral Park.
Joondalup Giants: 1. Brenton Scott, 2. Luke Turner, 3. Quinn Morgan, 4. Daniel Sneddon, 5. Rodeny Mauga, 6. Davey Martin, 16. Caleb Reedy, 8. Nathan Searle, 9. Levi Mitchell, 10. Adam Smith, 11. Luke Callan, 12. Keanu Te Tai, 13. Beau White, 14. Daniel Smith, 15. Junior Raea, 17. Ben Murray, 18. Josh Houghton
Coach – Gus Marshall
Ins: Brenton Scott, Ben Murray, Josh Houghton
Outs: Gus Marshall, Te Wheoro Jones, Kukutai Jones
Sharks: 1. Nathan Hill, 2. Josh Neal, 3. Hayden Scott, 4. Luke Hughes, 5. Alestair Parmenter, 6. Benton Leme Pyako, 7. Sean Scott, 8. Juvon Tupou, 9. Marcus Ngaro, 10. Julian Wilson-Wyllie, 11. Matthew Rangiuia, 12. Ben Both, 13. Damien Worth, 14. Ricky Hayes, 15. Karl Trego, 16. Richie Hicks, 17. Charles Tanikoqi
Coaches – Dave Tito & Peter Worth
Ins: Marcus Ngaro, Richie Hicks, Karl Trego
Outs: Dario Papalli, Peter Worth, Daniel Goodwin
Joondalup coach Gus Marshall has swung the axe on himself with the Englishman making way for the returning Brenton Scott.
There is also room for debutant Ben Murray who will start on the bench, while the Sharks make three changes from the side who downed the Rabbitohs in dramatic fashion last weekend.
South Perth Lions v Willagee Bears, Saturday 20th July, 3.30pm, Webber Reserve.
South Perth Lions: 1. Will Smith, 2. Josh Anstis, 3. Michael Guthrie, 4. Billy Judge, 5. Connor Hudson, 6. Kade McDonald, 7. Harry Debique, 8. Blair Young, 9. Zac Wood, 10. Kiam Fletcher, 11. Ethan Gourgard, 12. Brandon Wright, 13. Wessel Van Tonder, 14. Caleb Norton, 15. Ronan Storrar, 16. Christian Symonds, 17. Cameron Hurley
Coaches – Isaac Thomas & Daniel Green
Ins: Ronan Storrar, Christian Symonds, Cameron Hurley
Outs: Daniel Green, Jarrad Smith, Eddie Proudler
Bears: 1. Petero Taitusi, 2. Joziah Tairea, 3. Johnny Hookham, 5. Scott McDermott, 6. Te Toa Parkinson, 7. Lewis Samuels, 8. Victor Ulukita, 9. Tremayne Kamso, 10. Mosese Waqa, 11. Lenoir Tairea, 12. Stevie Aull, 13. Isziah Gerrad, 14. David Anderson, 15. Shae Smith
Coach – Lenoir Tairea
Ins: Petero Taitusi, Joziah Tairea, Stevie Aull, David Anderson
Outs: Duane Gukisuva, Kotahi Erueti, Luke Pollock
Hoping to bounce back from a 38-18 loss to North Beach last weekend, South Perth will hand a Premiership debut to West Coast Pirates forward Ronan Storrar for their clash against Willagee.
Storrar comes into the squad alongside Christian Symonds and Cameron Hurely as experienced players Daniel Green and Jarrad Smith drop out.
Eddie Proudler remains sidelined for the Lions, while the Bears make four changes from the side who lost to the Roosters in Round 10.
WA State player Stevie Aull’s return will give Willagee a much-needed boost with Joziah Tairea also included.
Bye – Fremantle Roosters