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UPDATE: Line Up for Round 5 vs Sharks Announced

UPDATE: Roosters announce 19-man squad

Trent Robinson has reduced his side for Saturday's clash against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Daniel Suluka-Fifita and Joseph Suaalii drop off from the extended bench with Egan Butcher and Matt Ikuvalu remain as the reserves. 

Originally Published: 6th April 2020

The Sydney Roosters are proud to announce the line up for the Round 5 match against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, as the Tricolours return to the hallowed Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday night. 

After their emphatic victory on Easter Sunday, the side will be bolstered by a number of returning personnel in the squad, including Sitili Tupouniua and Daniel Suluka-Fifita.

Sam Walker and Drew Hutchison have been named in the halves once again after a strong performance against the Warriors, while debutant Ben Marschke retains his spot on the bench. 

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground
Gates Open: 6:35pm
Sydney Roosters vs Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks NRL kick-off: 7:35pm

The match will also mark the first milestone of the season for the Red, White and Blue, as Angus Crichton notches up his 100th NRL appearance, with the 2019 Premiership winner having currently played 44 matches for the Club.

Sydney Roosters Members and supporters will be in for a mouth-watering clash, with both sides coming off big victories as a plethora of on-field battles are set to ignite on Saturday night. 

Forwards combine and Crichton bursts through

Josh Morris comes up against former teammate Josh Dugan in what will be an intriguing matchup between experienced centres, as Crichton comes up against NSW Origin teammate Wade Graham in a battle of the back row. 

Walker and Hutchison take on experienced halves pairing in Chad Townsend and Matt Moylan, as captain James Tedesco welcomes another challenger in the form of Will Kennedy. 

So make sure to grab your tickets here, become a True Rooster as we near 17,000 Members and cheer on the Red, White and Blue this Saturday night as we take on the Sharks at our home, the SCG!

 

The squads to play this Saturday are as follows: 

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Roosters is number 1 James Tedesco
    Fullback for Sharks is number 1 William Kennedy
  • Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
    Winger for Sharks is number 2 Mawene Hiroti
  • Centre for Roosters is number 3 Josh Morris
    Centre for Sharks is number 3 Josh Dugan
  • Centre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph Manu
    Centre for Sharks is number 4 Jesse Ramien
  • Winger for Roosters is number 5 Brett Morris
    Winger for Sharks is number 5 Ronaldo Mulitalo
  • Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Drew Hutchison
    Five-Eighth for Sharks is number 6 Matt Moylan
  • Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Sam Walker
    Halfback for Sharks is number 7 Chad Townsend

Forwards

  • Prop for Roosters is number 8 Isaac Liu
    Prop for Sharks is number 8 Braden Hamlin-Uele
  • Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Freddy Lussick
    Hooker for Sharks is number 9 Blayke Brailey
  • Prop for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua Taukeiaho
    Prop for Sharks is number 10 Aaron Woods
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Angus Crichton
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 11 Teig Wilton
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 16 Nat Butcher
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 12 Wade Graham
  • Lock for Roosters is number 13 Victor Radley
    Lock for Sharks is number 13 Toby Rudolf

Interchange

  • Interchange for Roosters is number 12 Sitili Tupouniua
    Interchange for Sharks is number 14 Connor Tracey
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 14 Benjamin Marschke
    Interchange for Sharks is number 15 Aiden Tolman
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
    Interchange for Sharks is number 16 Jack Williams
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Fletcher Baker
    Interchange for Sharks is number 17 Billy Magoulias

Reserves

  • Reserve for Roosters is number 21 Matt Ikuvalu
    Reserve for Sharks is number 18 Braydon Trindall

Match Officials

  • Referee: Adam Gee
  • Touch Judge: Nick Beashel
  • Touch Judge: Peter Gough
  • Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy

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