May 18, 2022
Fiji Bati winger Maika Sivo has made the cut in the Parramatta Eels squad to take on the Manly Sea Eagles in Round 11 of NRL on Friday.
Sivo returns from an ACL injury which he sustained in September last year while his fellow team mate Marata Niukore also returns from injury.
The Duo will start from the Eels bench while the side will remain without Haze Dunster and Ray Stone for the remaining season due to injury.
Clint Gutherson will play his 150 NRL game and Ryan Matterson is placed to start at lock with Nathan Brown moving to the bench.
The Eels vs Sea Eagles match will kick off at 7.55 pm at CommBank Stadium on Friday.
Eels team: Clinton Gutherson, Hayze Perham, Viliami Penisini, Tom Opacic, Bailey Simonsson, Dylan Brown, Mitchell Moses, Reagan Campbell-Gillard, Reed Mahoney, Junior Paulo, Shaun Lane, Isaiah Papali’I, Ryan Matterson
Reserves: Makahesi Makatoa, Marata Niukore, Oregon Kaufusi, Nathan Brown, Wiremu Greig, Jakob Arthur, Mitch Rein, Bryce Cartwright, Sean Russell, Elie El Zakhem, Maika Sivo
Sea Eagles team: Tom Trbojevic, Christian Tuipulotu, Morgan Harper, Tolutau Koula, Reuben Garrick, Kieran Foran, Daly Cherry-Evans, Josh Aloiai, Lachlan Croker, Sean Keppie, Haumole Olakau’atu, Andrew Davey, Jake Trbojevic
Reserves: Dylan Walker, Josh Schuster, Martin Taupau, Toafofoa Sipley, Ethan Bullemor, Kurt De Luis, Kaeo Weekes, Jamie Humphreys, Alec Tuitavake, Zac Fulton, Jacob Sykes
By Romeka Romena