The Roosters' side to take on the Gold Coast Titans at WIN Stadium on Sunday afternoon has been trimmed 24 hours prior to kick-off.
Claire Reed, Lauretta Leao-Seve, Otesa Pule, Samantha Economos and Taylor-Adeline Mapusua have been omitted from the side.
Yasmin Meakes moves from the second row to wing in place of Reed, while Mya Hill-Moana starts in the front row on her Roosters debut, pushing Sarah Togatuki to the second row spot vacated by Meakes.
Joeli Morris and Corban Baxter are named as 18th and 19th person respectively.
The final line up will be available one hour prior to kick-off at 12:50pm.
Originally Published on 5th March 2022
The Sydney Roosters are proud to announce the Round 2 line up to take on the Gold Coast Titans at WIN Stadium in Wollongong this Sunday.
The Roosters will take on competition newcomers the Titans for the first time in what will be an intriguing match up across the park in another action-packed afternoon which will see all six NRLW sides take the field.
|Date:||Sunday March 6|
|Venue:||WIN Stadium, Wollongong|
|Newcastle Knights vs Brisbane Broncos kick-off:||12:00pm|
|Sydney Roosters vs Gold Coast Titans kick-off:||1:50pm|
|St George Illawarra Dragons vs Parramatta Eels kick-off:||3:40pm|
The Roosters will be aiming to claim their first win of the season following a spirited display against reigning Premiers the Brisbane Broncos in Round 1, which saw a number of debutants put on the Red, White and Blue for the very first time.
John Strange has named a strong squad this week, which includes Captain Corban Baxter and experienced front rower Samantha Economos, both of whom have been named on the extended bench following late omissions last week.
Brydie Parker will start at fullback alongside Leianne Tufuga, Jess Sergis and Isabelle Kelly, with Claire Reed named to make her much-anticipated NRLW debut on the wing.
Jocelyn Kelleher has been named at five-eighth alongside Raecene McGregor, who will make her debut in the starting side for the Roosters at halfback.
The front row of Sarah Togatuki, Olivia Higgins and Tayla Predebon has been retained from last week, as has the back row featuring Yasmin Meakes, Olivia Kernick and Hannah Southwell, who has been named as captain.
Shawden Burton, Keilee Joseph, Zahara Temara and Simone Karpani have been named on the interchange bench, with Joeli Morris listed as 18th person.
Corban Baxter has been named on the extended bench alongside Lauretta Leao-Seve, Otesa Pule, Samantha Economos, Mya Hill-Moana and Taylor-Adeline Mapusua.
History beckons in Wollongong in yet another blockbusting triple header, with the Roosters looking to create history of their own in their first-ever clash against the Gold Coast Titans.
The squads to play this Sunday are as follows:
Fullback for Roosters is number 1 Brydie ParkerFullback for Titans is number 1 Evania Pelite
Winger for Roosters is number 2 Leianne TufugaWinger for Titans is number 2 Karina Brown
Centre for Roosters is number 3 Jessica SergisCentre for Titans is number 3 Jasmine Peters
Centre for Roosters is number 4 Isabelle KellyCentre for Titans is number 4 Tiana Raftstrand-Smith
Winger for Roosters is number 11 Yasmin MeakesWinger for Titans is number 5 Lauren Dam
Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Jocelyn KelleherFive-Eighth for Titans is number 6 Grace Griffin
Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Raecene McGregorHalfback for Titans is number 7 Kimiora Breayley-Nati
Prop for Roosters is number 10 Tayla PredebonProp for Titans is number 8 Shannon Mato
Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Olivia HigginsHooker for Titans is number 9 Brittany Breayley-Nati
Prop for Roosters is number 23 Mya Hill-MoanaProp for Titans is number 10 Stephanie Hancock
2nd Row for Roosters is number 8 Sarah Togatuki2nd Row for Titans is number 11 Zara Canfield
2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Olivia Kernick2nd Row for Titans is number 12 Tazmin Gray
Lock for Roosters is number 13 Hannah SouthwellLock for Titans is number 13 Destiny Brill
Interchange for Roosters is number 14 Shawden BurtonInterchange for Titans is number 14 Georgia Hale
Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Keilee JosephInterchange for Titans is number 15 Jessika Elliston
Interchange for Roosters is number 16 Zahara TemaraInterchange for Titans is number 17 Shaniah Power
Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Simone KarpaniInterchange for Titans is number 19 April Ngatupuna
Replacement for Roosters is number 18 Joeli MorrisReplacement for Titans is number 20 Hailee-Jay Maunsell
- Senior Review Official: Chris Butler