Teenage sensation back in mass Roosters changes, Warriors lose star in reshuffle: NRL Late Mail

The Roosters have brought in Joseph Suaalii to replace Paul Momirovski, while Drew Hutchison is set to replace Connor Watson who is out.

Meanwhile, the Warriors are without prop Matt Lodge forcing a reshuffle.

Read on for all of the Round 6 Late Mail.

SUNDAY

Sydney Roosters vs Warriors 2pm at SCG

Roosters team: 1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 4. Joseph Manu 23. Joseph Suaalii 5. Kevin Naiqama 6. Sam Walker 7. Luke Keary 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Sam Verrills 10. Lindsay Collins 11. Nat Butcher 12. Sitili Tupouniua 13. Victor Radley 15. Fletcher Baker 16. Angus Crichton 22. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 24. Drew Hutchison 18. Lachlan Lam 19. Naufahu Whyte

Players cut: 3. Paul Momirovski 14. Connor Watson 17. Siosiua Taukeiaho 20. Adam Keighran 21. Renouf Atoni

Late Mail: Sio Siua Taukeiaho will not return from a calf injury, with Daniel Suluka-Fifita taking his spot on the bench. Meanwhile, Sam Verrills will start in his first game back from a foot injury, with Connor Watson out of the side on the bench and Drew Hutchison taking his spot. Joseph Suaalii returns with Paul Momirovski dropping out.

Warriors team: 1. Reece Walsh 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Jesse Arthars 4. Adam Pompey 5. Edward Kosi 6. Chanel Harris-Tavita 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 15. Bunty Afoa 11. Euan Aitken 12. Bayley Sironen 13. Josh Curran 14. Kodi Nikorima 16. Aaron Pene 17. Eliesa Katoa 18. Taniela Otukolo 22. Rocco Berry 25. Valingi Kepu

Players cut: 10. Matt Lodge 20. Viliami Vailea 21. Pride Petterson-Robati 23. Otukinekina Kepu 24. Junior Ratuva

Late Mail: Matt Lodge is out with Bunty Afoa taking his spot in the starting side and Taniela Otukolo joining the bench. Eliesa Katoa replaces Jack Murchie on the bench while Dallin Watene-Zelezniak returns on the wing in place of Marcelo Montoya (suspension).

St George Illawarra Dragons vs Newcastle Knights 4.05pm at WIN Stadium

Dragons team: 1. Moses Mbye 2. Mathew Feagai 3. Moses Suli 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Jack Bird 7. Ben Hunt 8. Francis Molo 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Josh Kerr 11. Tariq Sims 12. Jaydn Su’A 13. Jack de Belin 14. Talatau Amone 15. Blake Lawrie 16. Josh Mcguire 17. George Burgess 18. Tautau Moga 19. Jackson Ford

Players cut: 20. Aaron Woods 21. Tyrell Sloan 22. Jack Gosiewski 23. Tyrell Fuimaono 24. Jayden Sullivan

Late Mail: Josh Kerr will start in the front row with Aaron Woods cut from the reserves, while Josh McGuire returns from suspension on the pine. Tyrell Fuimaono has served his suspension, but has been cut from the reserves with George Burgess named on the bench.

Knights team: 1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Edrick Lee 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Best 5. Enari Tuala 6. Jake Clifford 7. Adam Clune 8. David Klemmer 9. Chris Randall 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Brodie Jones 13. Kurt Mann 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Leo Thompson 17. Sauaso Sue 18. Simi Sasagi 20. Tex Hoy

Players cut: 19. Pasami Saulo 21. Jack Johns 22. Jaron Purcell 23. Dylan Lucas 24. Brayden Musgrove

Late Mail: David Klemmer returns from a knee injury at prop with Jacob Saifiti shifting to the bench. Edrick Lee replaces Dominic Young (knee) on the wing. Second-rower Brodie Jones is carrying a minor hamstring injury, but is expected to play.

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