UPDATE | Trent Robinson has updated his squad set to face Parramatta at Magic Round tomorrow.
The squad remains 1-17, with Ben Marschke, Ben Thomas, Kevin Naiqama, Adam Keighran and Tuku Hau Tapuha coming out of the team.
Naufahu Whyte remains on the extended bench, with Lachlan Lam as 18th man.
The team will be confirmed one hour prior to kick off tomorrow.
Originally Published Tuesday, May 10, 2022:
The Sydney Roosters are proud to announce the line up for the Magic Round match against the Parramatta Eels on Sunday afternoon at Suncorp Stadium at 4pm.
In what will be the third annual Magic Round, every Round 10 match will be played at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, with the festival-like atmosphere set to provide the basis for an entertaining and thrilling round of Rugby League.
Roosters Members and fans still have the chance to purchase one-day Magic Round tickets, however with Saturday already sold out, fans are encouraged to secure their seats early to avoid disappointment.
Prior to the Roosters and Eels clash at 4pm, the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks will take on the Canberra Raiders at 1:50pm, while the Wests Tigers and North Queensland Cowboys will close the day's proceedings at 6:25pm. Be sure to get in early and enjoy a triple-header in Brisbane!
Head Coach Trent Robinson has made some minor changes to the line up this week, with Lindsay Collins and Sam Verrills coming out of the side this week.
The absence of Collins sees Siosiua Taukeiaho promoted to the starting side, while the returning Connor Watson slots straight into the No.9 jumper vacated by Verrills.
The remainder of the team is unchanged, with James Tedesco captaining the team at fullback.
Joseph Suaalii will line up alongside Daniel Tupou on the flanks.
Paul Momirovski and Joey Manu will again make up the centre pairing.
Sam Walker and Luke Keary will continue to line up in the No.6 and No.7 jerseys respectively after strong outings against the Gold Coast last week.
Taukeiaho, Watson and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves line up in the front row, while the starting side is rounded off with Angus Crichton, Sitili Tupouniua and Victor Radley in the back row.
Drew Hutchison, Fletcher Baker, Nat Butcher and Daniel Suluka-Fifita make up the interchange bench, with Lachlan Lam named at 18th man.
Naufahu Whyte, Ben Marschke, Ben Thomas, Kevin Naiqama, Adam Keighran and Tuku Hau Tapuha make up this week's extended bench.
The Roosters have been victorious on thirteen of the last eighteen clashes with the Eels, including a 28-0 shutout when they last met in 2021.
The win for the Roosters would see them leapfrog their rivals from the West on the ladder, leaving them within touching distance of the top four.
With another exciting season now underway, Roosters Members have come out in force and created history yet again, smashing the 16,000 milestone in record time.
The squads to play this Sunday are as follows:
Fullback for Roosters is number 1 James TedescoFullback for Eels is number 1 Clinton Gutherson
Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel TupouWinger for Eels is number 2 Hayze Perham
Centre for Roosters is number 3 Paul MomirovskiCentre for Eels is number 3 Will Penisini
Centre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph ManuCentre for Eels is number 4 Tom Opacic
Winger for Roosters is number 5 Joseph SuaaliiWinger for Eels is number 5 Bailey Simonsson
Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Sam WalkerFive-Eighth for Eels is number 6 Dylan Brown
Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Luke KearyHalfback for Eels is number 7 Mitchell Moses
Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-HargreavesProp for Eels is number 8 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
Hooker for Roosters is number 14 Drew HutchisonHooker for Eels is number 9 Reed Mahoney
Prop for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua TaukeiahoProp for Eels is number 10 Junior Paulo
2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Angus Crichton2nd Row for Eels is number 11 Shaun Lane
2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Sitili Tupouniua2nd Row for Eels is number 12 Isaiah Papali'i
Lock for Roosters is number 13 Victor RadleyLock for Eels is number 13 Nathan Brown
Interchange for Roosters is number 9 Connor WatsonInterchange for Eels is number 14 Makahesi Makatoa
Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Fletcher BakerInterchange for Eels is number 15 Ryan Matterson
Interchange for Roosters is number 16 Nat ButcherInterchange for Eels is number 16 Oregon Kaufusi
Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Daniel Suluka-FifitaInterchange for Eels is number 17 Bryce Cartwright
Replacement for Roosters is number 19 Lachlan LamReplacement for Eels is number 19 Jake Arthur
- Referee: Adam Gee
- Touch Judge: Phil Henderson
- Touch Judge: Kasey Badger
- Senior Review Official: Ashley Klein