Ahead of the NRL Downer Auckland Nines this weekend, Head Coach Trent Robinson has named a strong 18-man squad to take to the turf over the two-day competition. 

Captained by Club veteran Mitchell Aubusson, the 2017 squad is a solid combination of youth and experience. 

It includes 2016 sensations Latrell Mitchell and Joseph Manu, while adding in experience with the likes of Aidan Guerra, Daniel Tupou and Isaac Liu. 

THE FULL SYDNEY ROOSTERS NRL DOWNER AUCKLAND NINES SQUAD

FULL SQUAD

1. Connor Watson 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Dale Copley 4. Latrell Mitchell 5. Joseph Manu
6.
Paul Momirovski 7. Mitchell Cornish 8. Isaac Liu 9. Paul Carter 10. Kane Evans 11. Ryan Matterson 12. Mitchell Aubusson (c) 13. Aidan Guerra 14. Chris Smith 15. Zane Tetevano
16.
Brendan Frei 17. Johnny Tuivasa-Sheck 18. Bernard Lewis