Panthers vs Sea Eagles Team Line-Ups, Injuries & Tips

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Panthers vs Sea Eagles Team Line-Ups

Penrith Panthers begin their premiership defence when they play host to the Manly Sea Eagles on Thursday night in NRL Round 1 action.

Read on below for all the updated team information and line-ups for the Penrith Panthers vs Manly Sea Eagles in NRL Round 1.

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🗓 Date: Thursday March 10
Time: 8.05pm AEDT
🏟 Stadium: BlueBet Stadium


Penrith Panthers Team Line-Up

1. Dylan Edwards
2. Charlie Staines
3. Izack Tago
4. Stephen Crichton
5. Brian To’o
6. Jarome Luai
7. Sean O’Sullivan
8. Moses Leota
9. Apisai Koroisau
10. James Fisher-Harris
11. Viliame Kikau
12. Liam Martin
13. Isaah Yeo

Interchange

14. Mitch Kenny
15. Scott Sorensen
16. Spencer Leniu
17. Matthew Eisenhuth

Reserves

18. Chris Smith
19. J’maine Hopgood
20. Jaeman Salmon
21. Taylan May
22. Kurt Falls


Penrith Panthers Injuries & News

Obviously the biggest news of Round 1 for the Panthers is Nathan Cleary being ruled out for up to the first three weeks of the year after undergoing shoulder surgery in the off-season.

Sean O’Sullivan steps into the No. 7 jersey to partner Jarome Luai in the halves, with the pair having grown up playing touch footy together at the foot of the mountains.

Matt Burton and Paul Momirovski have both departed the club, along with Brent Naden, meaning the Panthers’ backline looks a little different heading into 2022.

Stephen Crichton returns to the centres alongside young gun Izack Tago, with Charlie Staines and Brian To’o taking their spots on the wing.


Manly Sea Eagles Team Line-Up

1. Tom Trbojevic
2. Jason Saab
3. Brad Parker
4. Morgan Harper
5. Reuben Garrick
6. Kieran Foran
7. Daly Cherry-Evans
8. Toafofoa Sipley
9. Lachlan Croker
10. Martin Taupau
11. Haumole Olakau’atu
12. Ethan Bullemor
13. Jake Trbojevic

Interchange

14. Tolutau Koula
15. Karl Lawton
16. Sean Keppie
17. Taniela Paseka

Reserves

18. Morgan Boyle
19. Andrew Davey
20. Christian Tuipulotu
21. Jorge Taufua
22. Alex Tuitavake


Manly Sea Eagles Injuries & News

Big boost for Manly as second-rower Haumole Olakau’atu makes an early return from an elbow injury. It’s a timely return, with Josh Schuster currently sidelined through injury.

Boom rookie Tolutau Koula will make his NRL debut off the interchange, with Dylan Walker out. Toff Sipley starts in the front row alongside Martin Taupau, while superstar fullback Tom Trbojevic lines up at fullback as he looks to replicate his extraordinary Dally M Medal winning season.


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