Canterbury Cup Team Announcement: Round 21

Western Suburbs Magpies Canterbury Cup Coach Brett Hodgson has named his side to take on the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles for their Round 21 clash this Sunday afternoon.

Kickoff for the match is at 3:00pm AEST from HE Laybutt Sporting Complex as the Magpies look to secure back-to-back wins and keep their finals hopes alive.

Hodgson’s side have been boosted by the return of captain Kauri Aupouri from injury, with the skipper set to partner Jock Madden in the halves.

NRL squad members Dylan Smith, Kane Bradley, Robert Jennings, Sam McIntyre, Chris McQueen, Robbie Rochow and Alex Seyfarth have all been named for the clash while young forwards Michael Fenn and Ray Jankovic are also included.

Named as part of the 21-man NRL squad by Head Coach Michael Maguire, Jacob Liddle, Tommy Talau, Elijah Taylor and Josh Reynolds could all feature for the Magpies if not required for NRL commitments over the weekend.

WESTERN SUBURBS MAGPIES

  1. Dylan Smith
  2. Kane Bradley
  3. Bilal Maarbani
  4. Watson Heleta
  5. Robert Jennings
  6. Kauri Aupouri (capt.)
  7. Jock Madden
  8. Patrice Siolo
  9. Soni Luke
  10. Jack Miller
  11. Sam McIntyre
  12. Chris McQueen
  13. Robbie Rochow

Interchange:
10. Michael Fenn
14. Harry O’Toole
18. Alex Seyfarth
19. Ray Jankovic
20. Dylan Clifford

last edited by WT2K

A weak starting pack. Hopefully they can aim up.

considering we play Manly only 4 days after this clash the usual of Liddle, Reynolds, Taylor, Talau might not drop down if any of the guys are carrying knocks. If they dont you’d think they’ll struggle, even against a last placed Workers.

@balmain-boy said in Canterbury Cup Team Announcement: Round 21:

A weak starting pack. Hopefully they can aim up.

They’ll be strengthened somewhat with a few players dropping back from FG.

Liddle, Talau and McQueen not playing, Reynolds is.

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I would play Seyfarth for the 80mins at lock. Feel like he could come good in our first grade side next year as a lock with Matterson going back to the backrow because our stocks there are weak.

https://www.weststigers.com.au/news/2019/08/11/magpies-come-up-short-against-sea-eagles/

Liddel, Talau and McQueen didn’t play due to the injuries and possible suspensions in first grade.

Madden got injured.

last edited by joebob

who is organizing these injuries?

What happened to that beast of a prop with the long surname looked Fijian.

@DieHarder Ratuvakacereivalu I think, Yea I had to copy and paste his name…

@DieHarder said in Canterbury Cup Team Announcement: Round 21:

@TYGA Tui? @the storm??

Magpies sounded like rakavalu but name was longer

Blacktown workers are Ron Massey grade…and we can’t even beat them…the future is looking bleak…total clean out needed

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