The teams have dropped for the NRL grand final as Penrith chase back-to-back titles and the Eels look to snap a 36-year premiership drought.
Parramatta coach Brad Arthur has stuck solid and picked his son Jake, despite the playmaker spending the entire preliminary final on the bench.
Eels enforcer Nathan Brown has earned a recall on the bench at the expense of Bryce Cartwright, while centre Tom Opacic has been named on the reserves list after injury his hamstring in the semis.
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Parramatta winger Waqa Blake has also held his spot despite enduring a nightmare trying to defuse Nathan Cleary’s bombs in week one of finals.
Panthers have named the 1-17 which got the job done against the Rabbitohs last week after Taylan May failed to overcome a hamstring injury.
Read on for the NRL Grand Final teams.
GRAND FINAL SUNDAY OCTOBER 2
Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels at Accor Stadium, 7.30pm AEDT
Panthers team: 1. Dylan Edwards 2. Charlie Staines 3. Izack Tago 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To’o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Mitch Kenny 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Spencer Leniu 17. Jaeman Salmon 18. Sean O’Sullivan 19. Matt Eisenhuth 20. J’maine Hopgood 21. Sunia Turuva 22. Chris Smith
Eels team: 1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Viliami Penisini 4. Bailey Simonsson 5. Waqa Blake 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Isaiah Papali’i 13. Ryan Matterson 14. Nathan Brown 15. Jakob Arthur 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Marata Niukore 18. Bryce Cartwright 19. Makahesi Makatoa 20. Tom Opacic 21. Ofahiki Ogden 22. Ky Rodwell
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