Penrith Panther and Australian center, Ryan Girdler has been named to take his place in the Panthers team for their game against the Melbourne Storm at Penrith Stadium on Saturday. Girdler has missed all of this season through injury and will add increased depth and experience to the Panthers backline.
Star Panthers fullback,Rhys Wesser also returns from injury. The Panthers are on track to win their 9th game in a row.
The squad is :
1. Rhys Wesser, 2. Brett Howland, 3. Luke Lewis, 4. Ryan Girdler, 5. Luke Rooney, 6. Preston Campbell, 7. Craig Gower (c), 8. Joel Clinton, 9. Luke Priddis, 10. Ben Ross, 11. Joe Galuvao, 12. Tony Puletua, 13. Scott Sattler. Interchange:14. Martin Lang, 15. Trent Waterhouse, 16. Luke Swain, 17. Shane Rodney.