In a huge boost to the side ahead of tonight's Qualifying Final clash with the Penrith Panthers at Allianz Stadium, Head Coach Trent Robinson has named Frank-Paul Nuuausala to return from injury after a fortnight on the sidelines after suffering a mid-foot sprain in our Round 25 win over the Melbourne Storm.
Nuuausala has been named to start at lock, pushing Isaac Liu back to the bench in place of the suspended Dylan Napa, who was ruled out for two matches through suspension by the NRL Judiciary on Tuesday evening.
Napa joined Aidan Guerra on the suspended list after the duo were both rubbed out for separate incidents in last Thursday's, Round 26 win over the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
With Jake Friend also still unavailable through injury, Nuuausala's return adds much needed experience to the Squad who are without the star trio.
In other Late Mail, Kane Evans will start the match with Sam Moa moving back to the bench.
Meanwhile, Holden Cup star Vincent Leuluai has joined the match-day Squad as 18th man with Heath L'Estrange dropping out of the Squad.
The side is otherwise unchanged from Tuesday's sportsbet.com.au Team Announcement, which you can check out by CLICKING HERE.
Roosters: Anthony Minichiello (c), Daniel Tupou, Michael Jennings, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, James Maloney, Mitchell Pearce (vc), Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (vc), Mitchell Aubusson, Kane Evans (17), Boyd Cordner (vc), Sonny Bill Williams, Frank-Paul Nuuausala (20)
Bench: Sam Moa (10), Isaac Liu (13), Jackson Hastings, Remi Casty