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NRL Round 22 Line-ups, team lists, verdicts, tips, odds, everything you need to know for the weekend

Round 22 of the NRL season throws up three major clashes starting with the Panthers taking on the Storm on Thursday night. On Friday we have the Eels and Rabbitohs, before the Roosters battle the Cowboys on Saturday afternoon.

Good luck with your tips.

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Panthers vs. Storm
Warriors vs. Bulldogs
Eels vs. Rabbitohs
Roosters vs. Cowboys
Tigers vs. Sharks
Broncos vs. Knights
Raiders vs. Dragons
Titans vs. Sea Eagles


Thursday, August 11

Penrith Panthers vs. Melbourne Storm, BlueBet Stadium, 7:50pm (AEST)

Panthers: 1. Dylan Edwards 5. Brian To'o 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 17. Sunia Turuva 6. Jaeman Salmon 7. Sean O'Sullivan 8. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. Matt Eisenhuth 12. Liam Martin 22. Viliame Kikau 13. Isaah Yeo Bench: 14. Mitch Kenny 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Spencer Leniu 20. Robert Jennings Reserves: 18. Charlie Staines 19. J'maine Hopgood

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Storm: 1. Nick Meaney 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Marion Seve 4. Justin Olam 5. Xavier Coates 6. Cameron Munster 7. Cooper Johns 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Harry Grant 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Tom Eisenhuth 12. Kenny Bromwich 13. Josh King Bench: 14. Brandon Smith 15. Tui Kamikamica 16. Chris Lewis 17. Tyran Wishart Reserves: 18. Alec MacDonald 20. Young Tonumaipea

Verdict: The Storm have been struggling lately, but were good enough to beat the Titans last week. The Panthers were expected to have a tough time against the Raiders, missing both their halves, but won convincingly in the end. Earlier in the year this match-up was predicted to be the Grand Final pairing, but so much has changed recently. The Storm should be able to spring an upset, but it's a toss of the coin choice.

Tip: Storm by 6

TAB odds: Panthers $1.53 (-4.5 $1.90) Storm $2.50 (+4.5 $1.90)


Friday, August 12

New Zealand Warriors vs. Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs, Mt Smart Stadium, 6pm (AEST)

Warriors: 1. Reece Walsh 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Viliami Vailea 4. Marcelo Montoya 5. Edward Kosi 6. Daejarn Asi 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 10. Tohu Harris 11. Euan Aitken 12. Jack Murchie 13. Josh Curran Bench: 14. Freddy Lussick 15. Bunty Afoa 16. Eliesa Katoa 17. Jackson Frei Reserves: 18. Bayley Sironen 20. Adam Pompey 21. Taniela Otukolo 22. Tom Ale 23. Rocco Berry

Bulldogs: 1. Jake Averillo 2. Jacob Kiraz 3. Aaron Schoupp 4. Braidon Burns 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Max King 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Josh Jackson 12. Jackson Topine 13. Raymond Faitala-Mariner Bench: 14. Zach Dockar-Clay 15. Joe Stimson 16. Harrison Edwards 17. Chris Patolo Reserves: 19. Declan Casey 20. Kurtis Morrin 21. Bailey Biondi-Odo 22. Jeral Skelton 23. Phillip Makatoa

Verdict: The Warriors were diabolical last week against the Rabbitohs and surely couldn't play that poorly again, not at home. The Bulldogs were in the contest against the Cowboys in the first half, before they ran out of steam. This should be a good game to watch, with neither team that keen on defence and plenty of tries set to be scored.

Tip: Bulldogs by 8

TAB odds: Warriors $2.55 (+5.5 $1.90) Bulldogs $1.52 (-5.5 $1.90)


Parramatta Eels vs. South Sydney Rabbitohs, CommBank Stadium, 7:55pm (AEST)

Eels: 1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Viliami Penisini 4. Tom Opacic 5. Waqa Blake 6. Dylan Brown 7. Jakob Arthur 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Isaiah Papali'i 13. Ryan Matterson Bench: 14. Ofahiki Ogden 15. Bryce Cartwright 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Marata Niukore Reserves: 18. Makahesi Makatoa 19. Bailey Simonsson 20. Ky Rodwell 21. Sean Russell 22. Elie El Zakhem

Rabbitohs: 1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 3. Jaxson Paulo 4. Isaiah Tass 5. Izaac Thompson 6. Cody Walker 7. Lachlan Ilias 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Hame Sele 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jai Arrow 13. Cameron Murray Bench: 14. Blake Taaffe 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Siliva Havili 17. Davvy Moale Reserves: 18. Taane Milne 19. Dean Hawkins 20. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 21. Shaq Mitchell 22. Josh Mansour

Verdict: The Eels were impressive last week against the Sea Eagles, particularly as they were missing Mitchell Moses. The Rabbitohs continue to improve as Latrell Mitchell reaches his peak and simply demolished the Warriors last week. This promises to be a great game, with the Bunnies possibly coming out on top.

Tip: Rabbitohs by 8

TAB odds: Eels $2.40 (+4.5 $1.85) Rabbitohs $1.58 (-4.5 $1.95)


Saturday, August 13

Sydney Roosters vs. North Queensland Cowboys, Sydney Cricket Ground, 3pm (AEST)

Roosters: 1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Paul Momirovski 4. Joseph Manu 5. Joseph Suaalii 6. Luke Keary 7. Sam Walker 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Sam Verrills 10. Matthew Lodge 11. Angus Crichton 12. Nat Butcher 13. Victor Radley Bench: 14. Connor Watson 15. Egan Butcher 16. Drew Hutchison 17. Terrell May Reserves: 18. Adam Keighran 19. Fletcher Baker 20. Kevin Naiqama 21. Ben Thomas 22. Siua Wong

Cowboys: 1. Scott Drinkwater 2. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Peta Hiku 5. Murray Taulagi 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 8. Coen Hess 9. Reece Robson 10. Reuben Cotter 11. Tom Gilbert 12. Jeremiah Nanai 13. Jason Taumalolo Bench: 14. Jordan McLean 15. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 16. Luciano Leilua 17. Griffin Neame Reserves: 18. Brendan Elliot 19. Ben Hampton 20. Jake Granville 21. Riley Price 22. Connelly Lemuelu

Verdict: The Roosters are another team on the improve as they head towards a spot in the finals. The Cowboys are having an incredible season and will be looking to stay near the top of the ladder. The bounce of the ball could decide this one, which is preferable to having the bunker do it. I'm tipping the Roosters, with their greater familiarity with the wide open spaces of the SCG.

Tip: Roosters by 4

TAB odds: Roosters $1.62 (-3.5 $1.85) Cowboys $2.30 (+3.5 $1.95)


Wests Tigers vs. Cronulla Sutherland Sharks, Scully Park, Tamworth, 5:30pm (AEST)

Tigers: 1. Daine Laurie 2. Brent Naden 3. James Roberts 4. Asu Kepaoa 5. Starford To'a 6. Adam Doueihi 7. Jock Madden 8. James Tamou 9. Fa'amanu Brown 10. Zane Musgrove 11. Alex Seyfarth 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Joe Ofahengaue Bench: 14. Fonua Pole 15. Austin Dias 16. Thomas Freebairn 17. Tyrone Peachey Reserves: 18. Luke Garner 19. Jake Simpkin 20. Brandon Tumeth 21. Junior Tupou 22. Justin Matamua

Sharks: 1. Kade Dykes 2. Lachlan Miller 3. Jesse Ramien 4. Siosifa Talakai 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Braydon Trindall 7. Nicho Hynes 8. Toby Rudolf 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Braden Hamlin-Uele 11. Briton Nikora 12. Wade Graham 13. Dale Finucane Bench: 14. Teig Wilton 15. Cameron McInnes 16. Aiden Tolman 17. Andrew Fifita Reserves: 18. Kayal Iro 19. Royce Hunt 20. Luke Metcalf 21. Jesse Colquhoun 22. Matt Ikuvalu

Verdict: The Tigers lost all momentum from their upset victory over the Broncos when they struggled last week against the Knights. The Sharks battled against the Dragons before finishing on top. The Sharks are only just ahead of the Storm and Eels in third position and won't let these vital two points slip.

Tip: Sharks by 16

TAB odds: Tigers $4.20 (+13.5 $1.90) Sharks $1.23 (-13.5 $1.90)


Brisbane Broncos vs. Newcastle Knights, Suncorp Stadium, 7:35pm (AEST)

Broncos: 1. Te Maire Martin 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Brenko Lee 5. Selwyn Cobbo 6. Ezra Mam 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Billy Walters 10. Payne Haas 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 13. Kobe Hetherington Bench: 14. Jake Turpin 15. Rhys Kennedy 16. Corey Jensen 17. Keenan Palasia 18. Cory Paix 19. Ryan James 20. Jordan Pereira 21. Delouise Hoeter 22. Zac Hosking

Knights: 1. Tex Hoy 2. Enari Tuala 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Best 5. Dominic Young 6. Anthony Milford 7. Adam Clune 8. David Klemmer 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Brodie Jones 13. Mathew Croker Bench: 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Simi Sasagi Reserves: 18. Jack Johns 19. Sauaso Sue 20. Chris Randall 21. Edrick Lee 22. Hymel Hunt

Verdict: The Broncos continued their recent drop in form of late, losing to the Roosters last week, while the Knights finally showed a bit of resolve in beating the Tigers in an ugly contest. The Broncos must use this game to get their season back on track heading into the finals, as an upset here could derail their whole season. The Knights have nothing to lose and will test them early.

Tip: Broncos by 14

TAB odds: Broncos $1.10 (-18.5 $1.90) Knights $7 (+18.5 $1.90)


Sunday, August 14

Canberra Raiders vs. St. George Illawarra Dragons, GIO Stadium, 2pm (AEST)

Raiders: 1. Xavier Savage 2. Albert Hopoate 3. Matthew Timoko 4. Sebastian Kris 5. Jordan Rapana 6. Jack Wighton 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Zac Woolford 10. Emre Guler 11. Hudson Young 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Adam Elliott Bench: 14. Tom Starling 15. Ryan Sutton 16. Corey Horsburgh 17. Corey Harawira-Naera Reserves: 18. James Schiller 19. Ata Mariota 20. Matt Frawley 21. Peter Hola 22. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad

Dragons: 1. Moses Mbye 2. Mathew Feagai 3. Jack Bird 4. Zac Lomax 5. Tautau Moga 6. Talatau Amone 7. Ben Hunt 8. Jack de Belin 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Blake Lawrie 11. Josh Mcguire 12. Jaydn Su'A 13. Michael Molo Bench: 14. Tyrell Sloan 15. Aaron Woods 16. Tyrell Fuimaono 17. Billy Burns Reserves: 18. Jayden Sullivan 19. Jackson Ford 20. Jaiyden Hunt 21. Cody Ramsey 22. Jack Gosiewski

Verdict: Perhaps intentionally lost in the Ricky Stuart outrage last week was the ordinary effort from the Raiders against a weakened Panthers side. The Dragons put up a decent fight against the Sharks, but they now sit four points clear of the Top 8. The Raiders will have to overcome the distractions of the week, but the two points from this game should mean too much to them to lose to the Dragons

Tip: Raiders by 4

TAB odds: Raiders $1.50 (-5.5 $1.85) Dragons $2.60 (+5.5 $1.95)


Gold Coast Titans vs. Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, Cbus Super Stadium, 4:05pm (AEST)

Titans: 1. Jayden Campbell 2. Sosefo Fifita 3. Phillip Sami 4. Brian Kelly 5. Patrick Herbert 6. AJ Brimson 7. Tanah Boyd 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Erin Clark 10. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 11. David Fifita 12. Beau Fermor 13. Isaac Liu Bench: 14. Greg Marzhew 15. Herman Ese'ese 16. Jaimin Jolliffe 17. Sam McIntyre Reserves: 18. Corey Thompson 19. Toby Sexton 20. Paul Turner 21. Klese Haas 22. Jarrod Wallace

Sea Eagles: 1. Reuben Garrick 2. Jason Saab 3. Morgan Harper 4. Tolutau Koula 5. Christian Tuipulotu 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Toafofoa Sipley 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Martin Taupau 11. Haumole Olakau'atu 12. Andrew Davey 13. Jake Trbojevic Bench: 14. Dylan Walker 15. Ben Trbojevic 16. Ethan Bullemor 17. Josh Aloiai Reserves: 18. Josh Schuster 19. Kurt De Luis 20. Brad Parker 21. Kaeo Weekes 22. Morgan Boyle

Verdict: The Titans remain anchored to the bottom of the ladder following another loss last week, this time to the Storm. The Sea Eagles were right in their big clash with the Eels, before falling away in the second half. Manly are now four points out of the Top 8 with four weeks to go, it will beinteresting to see how much fight they have left in them or whether the Gold Coast looms as an early end of season trip.

Tip: Sea Eagles by 10

TAB odds: Tiitans $2.80 (+6.5 $1.90) Sea Eagles $1.44 (-6.5 $1.90)

All odds correct at time of publication. Check tab.com.au for the latest.