NRL Team List - Sharks v Storm

The Sharks will renew their rivalry with 2016 Grand Final opponents the Melbourne Storm when they face off at PointsBet Stadium on Friday night.

Coming off a loss to the Broncos and with a number of their stars still unavailable, the Sharks will field a side with a mixture of youth and experience, with Paul Gallen and Andrew Fifita to lead a team which includes youngsters Bronson Xerri, Kyle Flanagan, Will Kennedy, Briton Nikora and Blayke Brailey.

As for their opponents, the Storm come into the game level with the Rabbitohs and Roosters on top of the NRL ladder following six wins from their seven matches.

Sharks Coach John Morris has named Will Kennedy in the number one jersey, while Sione Katoa comes back into the starting side on the wing.

Josh Dugan, who was unable to take to the field in Brisbane due to a mishap during warm up, has been named in jersey 21, with the Sharks to monitor his progress during the week.

And in a positive for the Sharks, backrower Nikora returns after missing the Broncos clash due to a suspension.

The Sharks v Storm clash is scheduled for a 7.50pm kick off at PointsBet Stadium on Friday night.

The Sharks 21-man squad is listed below.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Sharks is number 21 Josh Dugan
    Fullback for Storm is number 1 Jahrome Hughes
  • Winger for Sharks is number 20 Aaron Gray
    Winger for Storm is number 2 Suliasi Vunivalu
  • Centre for Sharks is number 3 Bronson Xerri
    Centre for Storm is number 3 Will Chambers
  • Centre for Sharks is number 4 Josh Morris
    Centre for Storm is number 4 Marion Seve
  • Winger for Sharks is number 5 Sione Katoa
    Winger for Storm is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
  • Five-Eighth for Sharks is number 6 Kyle Flanagan
    Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron Munster
  • Halfback for Sharks is number 7 Chad Townsend
    Halfback for Storm is number 7 Brodie Croft

Forwards

  • Prop for Sharks is number 8 Andrew Fifita
    Prop for Storm is number 8 Jesse Bromwich
  • Hooker for Sharks is number 9 Jayden Brailey
    Hooker for Storm is number 9 Cameron Smith
  • Prop for Sharks is number 10 Matt Prior
    Prop for Storm is number 15 Christian Welch
  • 2nd Row for Sharks is number 11 Briton Nikora
    2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
  • 2nd Row for Sharks is number 12 Kurt Capewell
    2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Kenneath Bromwich
  • Lock for Sharks is number 13 Paul Gallen
    Lock for Storm is number 13 Dale Finucane

Interchange

  • Interchange for Sharks is number 14 Blayke Brailey
    Interchange for Storm is number 10 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 15 Jayson Bukuya
    Interchange for Storm is number 16 Tui Kamikamica
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 16 Jack Williams
    Interchange for Storm is number 17 Ryan Papenhuyzen
  • Interchange for Sharks is number 17 Braden Hamlin-Uele
    Interchange for Storm is number 19 Patrick Kaufusi