Saturday’s (05/09/2015) first NRL 2015 Round 26 match is between Penrith Panthers and Newcastle Knights. The opening bounce is set to commence at 15:05 local time with the game to be played at Pepper Stadium. The home team Penrith Panthers are the favourites for the match. View our preview and teams for the game between Penrith Panthers and Newcastle Knights.
When: 15:05 | Saturday 05/09/2015
Where: Pepper Stadium
Tip: Penrith Panthers at $2.40
Value Tip: First Tryscorer: David Simmons at $11.00
1. Will Smith 2. Josh Mansour 3. Waqa Blake 4. Lewis Brown 5. David Simmons 6. Apisai Koroisau 7. Jamie Soward 8. Sam McKendry 9. James Segeyaro 10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 11. Bryce Cartwright 12. Tyrone Peachey 13. Isaah Yeo Interchange: 14. Tupou Sopoaga 15. Jeremy Latimore 16. Leilani Latu 17. Sika Manu.
1. Jake Mamo 2. Nathan Ross 3. Sione Mata’utia 4. Dane Gagai 5. Akuila Uate 6. Kurt Gidley 7. Tyrone Roberts 8. Kade Snowden 9. Adam Clydsdale 10. Korbin Sims 11. Beau Scott 12. Tariq Sims 13. Chris Houston. Interchange: 14. Tyler Randell 15. Joseph Tapine 16. Clint Newton 17. Sam Mataora.
Penrith veteran David Simmons will retire after this week’s final NRL game of the regular season against the Warriors.
The match doubles as Simmons’ 200th match of his career.
The 30-year-old departs rugby league after scoring 103 tries over 14 years in the NRL, having debuted with Cronulla in 2003.
He played 112 games and scored 54 tries in seven years at the Sharks before moving to Penrith, where he crossed the line 49 times in 87 games.
*Odds correct at time of posting. Subject to change