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Everything you auto know about game day: Round 20

We're back at Suncorp on Saturday night as part of a thrilling double header as the Knights take on the Raiders before our blockbuster 1 v 2 battle with the Panthers.

Last time we met back in round three, Penrith took home the chocolates in a hard-fought 12-10 win.

In the 17 weeks since that match, Storm have won 15 straight games while the Panthers have lost two of their past six.

Here's everything you auto know about game day, thanks to carsales.

Key Info

Where: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

Gates open: 4.30pm (ahead of Knights v Raiders)

Kick-off: 5.30pm (Knights v Raiders) and 7.35pm (Storm v Panthers)

Broadcast: Kayo and Fox League

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Team news


Playmaker Cameron Munster, lock Dale Finucane and back-rower Felise Kaufusi have returned to their starting spots, with Cooper Johns and Trent Loiero dropping out and Tui Kamikamica shifting to the bench.

Hooker Harry Grant (hamstring) finally makes his return, named on the extended bench.

Nicho Hynes holds on to the number 1 jersey, with Ryan Papenhuyzen again named on the bench.

Nelson Asofa-Solomona has been omitted from the 21-man squad this week following a hamstring strain.


Robert Jennings comes on to the wing to replace Origin star Brian To'o (ankle).

Tyrone May's (MCL) absence sees Matt Burton move to five-eighth, with Brent Naden replacing him in the centres, and Jarome Luai to half with Nathan Cleary at least another week away.

Lock Isaah Yeo (head knock) will miss at least this week as expected, and is replaced at lock by Matt Eisenhuth, while Liam Martin moves into the front row to take the place of prop James Fisher-Harris (family reasons).

Key match-up

Jarome Luai v Cameron Munster

Origin foes only a few weeks ago, the number 6s face off again and both will be determined to get another win over the other.

Luai has 14 try assists so far this season and Munster seven.

Munster has scored five tries of his own, while Luai has crossed for one.

Luai averages 66 running metres, Munster 106.

Recent history

Last year's Grand Finalists have played each other six times in the last five seasons, for three wins apiece.


Round 5, AAMI Park: Melbourne d Penrith 28-6


Round 25, AAMI Park: Penrith d Melbourne 22-16


Round 3, Carrington Park: Melbourne d Penrith 32-2


Round 6, Campbelltown Stadium: Penrith d Melbourne 21-14

Grand Final, Stadium Australia: Melbourne d Penrith 26-20


Round 3, Penrith Park: Penrith d Melbourne 12-10

Acknowledgement of Country

Melbourne Storm respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.