Wests Tigers vs Storm Team Line-Ups, Injuries & Tips

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Wests Tigers vs Storm Team Line-Ups

Nick Meaney will play his first ever game at five-eighth as Melbourne Storm look to extend their incredible Round 1 winning streak when they meet Wests Tigers on Saturday night.

Read on below for all the updated team information and line-ups for the Wests Tigers vs Melbourne Storm in NRL Round 1.

Wests Tigers vs Melbourne Storm | When and Where

πŸ—“ Date: Saturday March 12
⏰ Time: 5.30pm AEDT
🏟 Stadium: Sunshine Coast Stadium

Wests Tigers Team Line-Up

1. Daine Laurie
2. David Nofoaluma
3. James Roberts
4. Oliver Gildart
5. Ken Maumalo
6. Jackson Hastings
7. Luke Brooks
8. Alex Twal
9. Jake Simpkin
10. Stefano Utoikamanu
11. Kelma Tuilagi
12. Luciano Leilua
13. Joe Ofahengaue

Interchange

14. Tyrone Peachey
15. Luke Garner
16. Zane Musgrove
17. Alex Seyfarth

Reserves

18. Thomas Mikaele
19. Starford To’a
20. Jock Madden
21. Tukimihia Simpkins
22. Ruatapu Ngatikaura

Wests Tigers Injuries & News

Tyrone Peachey, Jackson Hastings and Oliver Gildart will all make their Tigers debut on Saturday night, while Jake Simpkin starts at hooker with Jacob Liddle out injured.

James Tamou is out suspended until next week, while Luke Garner has recovered from a knee injury to take his spot on the bench.

Melbourne Storm Team Line-Up

1. Ryan Papenhuyzen
2. George Jennings
3. Reimis Smith
4. Justin Olam
5. Xavier Coates
6. Nick Meaney
7. Jahrome Hughes
8. Jesse Bromwich
9. Brandon Smith
10. Christian Welch
11. Felise Kaufusi
12. Kenneath Bromwich
13. Josh King

Interchange

14. Tyran Wishart
15. Jayden Nikorima
16. Trent Loiero
17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona

Reserves

18. Dean Ieremia
19. Alec MacDonald
20. Jack Howarth
21. Sualauvi Faalogo
22. Bronson Garlick

Melbourne Storm Injuries & News

Ryan Papenhuyzen has recovered from an ankle injury and will take his place at fullback, while new recruit Nick Meaney slots in at five-eighth for the suspended Cameron Munster.

Harry Grant is also suspended for Round 1, with Brandon Smith starting at hooker.

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