WA Smarter Than Smoking Premiership Round 8 Team Lists

Cash Converters Big Game of the Round: North Beach Sea Eagles v Fremantle Roosters

Big Game Day Sponsor: Blueforce

North Beach Sea Eagles v Fremantle Roosters, Saturday 22nd June, 3.30pm, Blueforce Park.

Sea Eagles: 1. Kahan Joyce-Vaughan, 2. Tye Saus, 3. Kani Solomon, 4. Jayden De Vorms, 5. Brad Sharpham, 6. Cairo Takarangi, 7. Jeremy Wallace, 8. Eoghan Lofts, 9. Trent Trotter, 10. James Blake, 11. Josh Benjamin, 12. Adam Roy, 13. Bow Stein, 14. Terelli Whaanga, 15. Wiremu Paki, 16. Sam Buckley, 17. Justin Buckley

Coach – John Hough

Roosters: 1. Alan Cowen, 2. Mitchell Wade, 3. Regy Manu, 4. Manihera Eden, 5. Cameron Rupapera, 6. Delane Edwards, 7. Cassius Read, 8. Callin Tereu, 9. Blake Hignett, 10. Brad Gibson, 11. Duane Butler, 12. Tarin Katu, 13. Bjorn Crotty, 14. Tamaho Teirney, 15. Takaroha Penaha, 16. Aaron Hodges, 17. Raana Peakman, 18. Taiapa Graham, 19. Tane Peakman, 20. Ricky Cathro

Manager – Zac Speir

In a replay of last year’s Grand Final, North Beach host Fremantle in a stand-alone WA Smarter Than Smoking Premiership Round 8 fixture at Blueforce Park.

The Sea Eagles are the competition’s only unbeaten side and come into the fixture fresh off the bye round.

The Roosters, who sit second on the ladder, are coming off an impressive 66-6 win over the Joondalup Giants and welcome back Regy Manu and Taiapa Graham for this weekend while Sonny Kerr, Ezra Taomia and Nikau Sollet-Mackay drop out.

The teams met in Round 1, with North Beach prevailing 42-22 – Fremantle’s only loss of the season.

Saturday’s WA Smarter Than Smoking Premiership game pits the competition’s top two games against each other