Shane Flanagan has made one late change to his game day 17 with Kurt Capewell to miss the clash and Sam Tagataese coming into the sqaud.

The remaining players will be the same as named on Tuesday, with Fa'amanu Brown coming in for an injured Jayden Brailey.

Jayson Bukuya will start from the bench this week with Matt Prior returning to the starting side.

NRL Team List – Round 17
Sharks v Roosters
Saturday, July 1
Central Coast Stadium
Kick-off – 3.00pm

1 - Valentine Holmes
2 - Sosaia Feki
3 - Jack Bird
4 - Ricky Leutele
5 - Gerard Beale
6 - James Maloney
7 - Chad Townsend
8 - Andrew Fifita
9 - Fa’amanu Brown
10 - Matt Prior
11 - Luke Lewis
12 - Wade Graham
13 - Paul Gallen

Interchange
14 - Jayson Bukuya
15 - Chris Heighington
17 - Joseph Paulo
18 - Sam Tagataese

Tale of the tape
Head to head
Roosters 56 wins
Sharks 33
Drawn 2

At Central Coast
First meeting at the ground

Past 8 clashes
Sharks 6 wins
Roosters 2

Biggest margins
Sharks 48 – Roosters 14, Caltex Field, 1991
Roosters 44 – Sharks 0, Allianz Stadium, 2013