Trent Robinson has confirmed his side for today's Round 24 clash with the New Zealand Warriors, with the Head Coach welcoming back superstars Sonny Bill Williams and Jake Friend from injury for the Mt Smart Stadium showdown.

SBW and Friend have been sidelined since Round 20 and 21 respectively and were not named on Tuesday evening by Robinson, however after travelling with the Squad to Auckland the duo have been cleared to line-up this afternoon.

Their returns see a reshuffle to the side with Mitchell Aubusson shifting back to the bench after originally being named at hooker on Tuesday evening and Remi Casty and Kane Evans dropping out of the matchday seventeen.

In other Team News, Dylan Napa will start with Sam Moa shifting to the bench.


Roosters:
 Anthony Minichiello (c), Daniel Tupou, Michael Jennings, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, James Maloney, Mitchell Pearce (vc), Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (vc), Jake Friend (22), Dylan Napa (16), Boyd Cordner (vc), Aidan Guerra, Frank-Paul Nu'uausala

Bench: Mitchell Aubusson (9), Sam Moa (10), Isaac Liu, Sonny Bill Williams (18)


Unavailable:
 Heath L'Estrange (Knee injury), Samisoni Langi (Ankle injury), Siosiua Taukeiaho (Knee injury)