Nathan Brown announces Warriors side for opening match of NRL season

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 9 Mar 2021, 8:34PM
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Nathan Brown announces Warriors side for opening match of NRL season

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 9 Mar 2021, 8:34PM

The Warriors have named three of their new recruits in their starting 13, with another on the interchange for Saturday's NRL opener against Gold Coast.

Euan Aitken starts at centre, with prop Addin Fonua-Blake and Bayley Sironen in the second row also starting.

Ben Murdoch-Masila has been named on the interchange.

Wayde Egan and Eliesa Katoa have both been cleared from injuries to start at hooker and second row respectively.

The full team is Tuivasa-Sheck, Fusitua, Aitken, Hiku, Maumalo, Nikorima, Harris-Tavita, Fonua-Blake, Egan, Taunoa-Brown, Katoa, Sironen and Harris.

The seven man interchange is Tevaga, Murdoch-Masila, Ah Mau, Afoa, Pompey, O'Sullivan, Ale, Curran.

Listen above as coach Nathan Brown talks with Elliott Smith