The coach of the reigning Premiers, John Lang has named a very strong side to play the Melbourne Storm at Penrith Stadium on Sunday afternoon at 3 pm. The Panthers came through last Friday nights game against the Roosters virtually unscathed. The team is;
1. Rhys Wesser, 2. Amos Roberts, 3. Ryan Girdler, 4. Luke Lewis, 5. Luke Rooney, 6. Preston Campbell, 7. Craig Gower (c), 8. Joel Clinton, 9. Luke Priddis, 10. Martin Lang, 11. Joe Galuvao, 12. Tony Puletua, 13. Trent Waterhouse. Interchange: 14. Ben Ross, 15. Shane Rodney, 16. Frank Pritchard, 17. Paul Whatuira.