Thursday’s only NRL Round 21 match is between Sydney Roosters and Brisbane Broncos. The opening bounce is set to commence at 20:00 local time with the game to be played at Allianz Stadium. The home team Sydney Roosters are the favourites for the match. View our preview and teams for the game between Sydney Roosters and Brisbane Broncos.
When: 20:00 | Thursday 28/07/2016
Where: Allianz Stadium
Tip: Sydney Roosters at $1.92
Value Tip: First Try Scorer: Dale Copley at $17.00
Roosters: 1 Blake Ferguson 2 Daniel Tupou 3 Dale Copley 4 Shaun Kenny-Dowall 5 Latrell Mitchell 6 Connor Watson 7 Mitchell Pearce 8 Isaac Liu 9 Jake Friend 10 Dylan Napa 11 Boyd Cordner 12 Mitchell Aubusson 13 Sio Siua Taukeiaho. Interchange: 14 Sam Moa 15 Aidan Guerra 16 Ryan Matterson 17 Kane Evans 18 Christopher Smith.
Broncos: 1. Darius Boyd 2. Corey Oates 3. Tom Opacic 4. James Roberts 5. Lachlan Maranta 6. Anthony Milford 7. Ben Hunt 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Adam Blair 11. Alex Glenn 12. Matt Gillett 13. Corey Parker Interchange: 14. Herman Essese 15. Tevita Pangai Junior 16. Jai Arrow 17. Jo Ofanhengaue 18. Jaydn Sua.
Matt Gillett has been welcomed back from injury by Brisbane for Thursday’s crucial round-21 NRL clash with the Sydney Roosters.
Gillett hasn’t played since injuring his shoulder in State of Origin II and was due for another fortnight on the sidelines but coach Wayne Bennett has brought him back early.
In other news as teams were named on Tuesday afternoon for round 21: Ray Thompson replaces Johnathan Thurston at halfback for North Queensland, Tuimoala Lolohea will start at fullback for the Warriors and Robbie Farah remains in reserve grade for the Wests Tigers.
*Odds correct at time of posting. Subject to change