Stacey Jones does not figure in the Warriors lineup named by coach Daniel Anderson for Sunday's NRL clash with Brisbane at Ericsson Stadium in Auckland.
Jones is unlikely to play against the Broncos and his groin injury will be assessed on a daily basis with a final decision on whether he will take the field to be made on Saturday.
There are 3 changes to the squad with John Carlaw dropped, Henry Fa'afili comes in on the wing and Iafeta Palea'aesina is included on an extended five man bench.
The starting side is: Brent Webb, Henry Fa'afili, Vinnie Anderson, Clinton Toopi, Francis Meli, Thomas Leuluai, Lance Hohaia, Jerry Seuseu, Monty Betham, Richard Villasanti, Ali Lauiti'iti, Awen Guttenbeil and Logan Swann.
The interchange bench is: Wairangi Koopu, Sione Faumuina, Iafeta Palea'aesina, Mark Tookey and Justin Murphy (one to be omitted).