Eels halfback Mitchell Moses is one step closer to lining up against the Raiders in their crunch semi-final on Friday night.
A Rabbitohs flyer has explained why he didn’t train on Tuesday, while Cronulla look to have survived their 93-minute epic unscathed.
Read on for all the Late Mail for finals week two.
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Parramatta Eels vs Canberra Raiders at CommBank Stadium, 7.50pm AEDT
Parramatta team: 1st Clinton Gutherson 2nd Maika Sivo 3rd Viliami Penisini 4th Tom Opacic 5th Waqa Blake 6th Dylan Brown 7th Mitchell Moses 8th Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9th Reed Mahoney 10th Junior Paulo 11th Shaun Lane 12th Isaiah Papali ‘i 13 Ryan Matterson 14 Makahesi Makatoa 15 Jakob Arthur 16 Oregon Kaufusi 17 Marata Niukore 18 Nathan Brown 19 Bailey Simonsson 20 Bryce Cartwright 21 Ofahiki Ogden 22 Ky Rodwell
late mail:Mitchell Moses is one step closer to playing following the ugly concussion he suffered against the Panthers last week. On Tuesday, Moses received independent medical clearance to play must now just get through training. “He needed to have (an independent doctor assess him) and he’s done that, he did that today (Tuesday), he met with an independent specialist and got his clearance,” Dave Riccio said on NRL 360. Bailey Simonsson, Bryce Cartwright other Nathan Brown are among the reserves and could be late inclusisons
Canberra team: 1st Xavier Savage 2nd Nick Cotric 3rd Matthew Timoko 4th Sebastian Kris 5th Jordan Rapana 6th Jack Wighton 7th Jamal Fogarty 8th Josh Papali’i 9th Zac Woolford 10th Joseph Tapine 11th Hudson Young 12th Elliott Whitehead 13 Corey Harawira-Naera 14 Tom Starling 15 Emre Guler 16 Corey Horsburgh 17 Ryan Sutton 18 Albert Hopoate 19 Ata Mariota 20 Matt Frawley 21 Peter Hola 22 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
Late mail: Adam Elliot is out due to a pelvic injury, with Corey Harawira-Naera starting at lock and Ryan Sutton joining the bench after overcoming hand surgery.
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Cronulla Sharks vs South Sydney Rabbitohs at Allianz Stadium, 8.00pm AEDT
Shark’s team: 1 Will Kennedy 2 Connor Tracey 3 Jesse Ramien 4 Siosifa Talakai 5 Ronaldo Mulitalo 6 Matt Moylan 7 Nicho Hynes 8 Toby Rudolf 9 Blayke Brailey 10 Royce Hunt 11 Briton Nikora 12 Wade Graham 13 Dale Finucane 14 Batter Wilton 15 Cameron McInnes 16 Braden Hamlin-Uele 17 Andrew Fifita 18 Lachlan Miller 19 Aiden Tolman 20 Braydon Trindall 21 Jesse Colquhoun 22 Mawene Hiroti
late mail: Dale Finucane escaped with a fine for a crusher tackle and will line up at lock.
South’s team: 1 Latrell Mitchell 2 Alex Johnston 3 Isaiah Tass 4 Campbell Graham 5 Taane Milne 6 Cody Walker 7 Lachlan Ilias 8 Tevita Tatola 9 Damien Cook 10 Mark Nicholls 11 Keaon Koloamatangi 12 Jai Arrow 13 Cameron Murray 14 Kodi Nikorima 15 Hame Sele 16 Michael Chee Kam 17 Siliva Havili 18 Davvy Moale 19 Blake Taaffe 20 Jaxson Paulo 21 Richard Kennar 22 Peter Mamouzelos
late mail: Jason Paulo trained in the centers on Tuesday with Campbell Graham watching on from the sidelines, but the latter has declared himself a certainty to play. “I’m all good. I just pulled up sore from a pretty physical game,” Graham said.”The extra days’ rest will do a world of good and I will train with the team tomorrow (Wednesday). The body needs a bit of a rest.” Tom Burgess coupled a two game suspension for his shot on James Tedesco with Michael Chee Kam coming onto the bench.
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