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The match of the round comes from GIO Stadium, as the Canberra Raiders host a Sydney Roosters side who will have revenge on their minds. Join The Roar for live scores from 7:35pm (AEST)
The Raiders survived a scare from the Canterbury Bulldogs, overcoming a 12-20 deficit to win 34-20. Perhaps influenced by the injuries which had struck the Melbourne Storm earlier that afternoon, Ricky Stuart shuffled his side prior to kick-off.
That might explain the early lapses against the Dogs, but coach Stuart will demand a better effort against the premiers.
The big news out of Bondi this week has been the return of premiership hero Sonny Bill Williams. His inclusion on the bench overshadows another big inclusion, with Luke Keary making his return from a broken rib.
The tri-colours are steadily getting healthier, which should sound alarm bells to their competitors at the top of the table.
In round 10 it was the Raiders who prevailed 24-20, tasting revenge for their loss to the Roosters in last year’s grand final. This time, it’s the premiers’ turn to seek retribution.
Kick-off: 7:35pm (AEST)
Venue: GIO Stadium, Canberra
TV: Fox Sports
Live stream: Kayo Sports, Foxtel, NRL Live Pass
Odds: Raiders $2.70, Roosters $1.47
1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, 2. Jordan Rapana, 3. Jarrod Croker, 4. Curtis Scott, 5. Nick Cotric, 6. Jack Wighton, 7. George Williams, 8. Josh Papalii, 9. Siliva Havili, 10. Ryan Sutton, 11. John Bateman, 12. Elliott Whitehead, 13. Joseph Tapine
Bench/Reserves: 14. Tom Starling, 15. Dunamis Lui, 16. Hudson Young, 17. Corey Harawira-Naera, 18. Sam Williams, 19. Matthew Timoko, 20. Kai O’Donnell, 21. Semi Valemei
1. James Tedesco, 2. Daniel Tupou, 3. Josh Morris, 4. Joseph Manu, 5. Brett Morris, 6. Luke Keary, 7. Kyle Flanagan, 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, 9. Jake Friend, 10. Sio Siua Taukeiaho, 11. Boyd Cordner, 12. Sitili Tupouniua, 13. Isaac Liu
Bench/Reserves: 14. Freddy Lussick, 15. Lindsay Collins, 16. Nat Butcher, 17. Sonny Bill Williams, 18. Angus Crichton, 19. Michell Aubusson, 20. Poasa Faamausili, 21. Drew Hutchison