Team Announcement - Round 3 v Panthers

Melbourne Storm has announced the same starting 13 for the third consecutive week for Saturday night's clash with the Penrith Panthers in Bathurst.

Storm will be shooting for three wins in a row to start their 2019 season after convincing wins over the Broncos at home and the Raiders in Canberra in the opening two rounds.

The extended interchange bench includes Pat Kaufusi, Albert Vete, Billy Walters and Ryan Papenhuyzen who were not named in the final 17 last Friday night.

The final squad will be announced one hour before kick-off.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Panthers is number 1 Dylan Edwards
    Fullback for Storm is number 1 Jahrome Hughes
  • Winger for Panthers is number 2 Josh Mansour
    Winger for Storm is number 2 Suliasi Vunivalu
  • Centre for Panthers is number 3 Dean Whare
    Centre for Storm is number 3 Will Chambers
  • Centre for Panthers is number 4 Waqa Blake
    Centre for Storm is number 4 Curtis Scott
  • Winger for Panthers is number 5 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
    Winger for Storm is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
  • Five-Eighth for Panthers is number 6 James Maloney
    Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron Munster
  • Halfback for Panthers is number 7 Nathan Cleary
    Halfback for Storm is number 7 Brodie Croft

Forwards

  • Prop for Panthers is number 8 James Tamou
    Prop for Storm is number 8 Jesse Bromwich
  • Hooker for Panthers is number 9 Sione Katoa
    Hooker for Storm is number 9 Cameron Smith
  • Prop for Panthers is number 16 Moses Leota
    Prop for Storm is number 10 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 11 James Fisher-Harris
    2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Felise Kaufusi
  • 2nd Row for Panthers is number 12 Frank Winterstein
    2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Kenneath Bromwich
  • Lock for Panthers is number 13 Hame Sele
    Lock for Storm is number 13 Dale Finucane

Interchange

  • Interchange for Panthers is number 10 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
    Interchange for Storm is number 14 Brandon Smith
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 14 Wayde Egan
    Interchange for Storm is number 15 Christian Welch
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 15 Tyrell Fuimaono
    Interchange for Storm is number 16 Tui Kamikamica
  • Interchange for Panthers is number 21 Liam Martin
    Interchange for Storm is number 17 Marion Seve