Written by Christopher Tearse
Friday, May 29, 7.55 PM, Sydney Roosters take on South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL Match Preview
An ancient rivalry, one that extends all the way back to 1908, this is shaping up to be the return clash of the round, Latrell Mitchell faces he’s old teammates for the first time since the switch, plenty to play for, plenty of motivation, sit back and relax Friday, May 29, 7.55 PM and witness the old feelings as they rise all week to the build-up of this clash.
The Sydney Roosters
To be announced if any.
Skipper Boyd Cordner will be back.
The arrival of Josh Morris.
Nat Butcher is expected to return.
1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Isaac Liu 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Angus Crichton 13. Victor Radley Reserves: 14. Sam Verrills 15. Sitili Tupouniua 16. Nat Butcher 17. Lindsay Collins 18. Siosiua Taukeiaho 19. Ryan Hall 20. Lachlan Lam 21. Poasa Faamausili
Coach: Trent Robinson
The South Sydney Rabbitohs
Doubts over James Roberts’s availability.
Cody Walker two-game suspension.
Troy Dargan to partner skipper Reynolds in the halves.
1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Dane Gagai 3. Campbell Graham 4. Braidon Burns 5. Alex Johnston 6. Troy Dargan 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Jaydn Su’A 12. Cameron Murray 13. Liam Knight Reserves: 14. Mark Nicholls 15. Ethan Lowe 16. Bayley Sironen 17. Patrick Mago 18. Bryson Goodwin 19. Tom Amone 20. James Roberts 21. Keaon Koloamatangi
Coach: Wayne Bennett
The last time these two teams met the Roosters scorched the Rabbits 30-6, previously, the South Sydney Rabbitohs have played the Sydney Roosters at home and have won 4/10 games out of the last 10, the home ground advantage leans towards the Sydney Roosters having a home win rate of 60% against the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Sydney Roosters for the win.