Tigers to unleash 27yo debutant after star’s injury forces re-shuffle: NRL Late Mail

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The Wests Tigers will unleash a 27-year-old NRL debutant in their clash with the Knights as they chase back-to-back wins for just the second time this season.

Read on for all the NRL Late Mail for Round 21.

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Round 22
*Odds are current as of 14th August 2022, 10:41am AEST
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*Odds are current as of 14th August 2022, 10:41am AEST
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*Odds are current as of 14th August 2022, 10:41am AEST
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*Odds are current as of 14th August 2022, 10:41am AEST
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SUNDAY

Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights 4.05pm at Campbelltown Sports Stadium

Tigers team: 1. Daine Laurie 2. Brent Naden 3. Starford To’a 4. Asu Kepaoa 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Adam Doueihi 7. Jock Madden 8. James Tamou 9. Fa’amanu Brown 10. Joe Ofahengaue 11. Alex Seyfarth 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Fonua Pole 14. Zane Musgrove 15. Austin Dias 16. Thomas Freebairn 17. Tyrone Peachey. Replacement player: 18. Junior Tupou

Players cut: 19. Jake Simpkin 20. Brandon Tumeth 21. James Roberts 22. Justin Matamua

Late Mail: The Tigers will be 1-17 with 27-year-old Tom Freebairn to make his debut off the bench.

Knights team: 1. Tex Hoy 2. Enari Tuala 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Best 5. Dominic Young 6. Anthony Milford 7. Jake Clifford 8. Jacob Saifiti 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Brodie Jones 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Simi Sasagi 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Mathew Croker. Replacement player: 18. Jack Johns

Players cut: 19. Jirah Momoisea 20. Adam Clune 21. Kurt Mann 22. Hymel Hunt

Late Mail: The Knights will be 1-17.

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