NRL 2021: Reece Walsh to start at fullback for NZ Warriors against Wests Tigers, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck shifts to wing

Teen sensation Reece Walsh will start at fullback for NZ Warriors in Friday's clash against Wests Tigers, with captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck moving to the wing.

Initially named on the bench at Gosford, Walsh has moved into the starting side, with Ken Maumalo dropping out of the matchday 17 altogether.

In Maumalo's place, captain Tuivasa-Sheck will switch to the flank, with Marcelo Montoya changing wings on his return to the side.

Maumalo is the only player to drop out of the starting side named on Tuesday, while the interchange bench sees Jazz Tevaga, Leeson Ah Mau, Bunty Afoa and Eliesa Katoa waiting in reserve.

NZ Warriors: 17-Reece Walsh, 1-Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (c), 3-Adam Pompey, 4-Euan Aitken, 2-Marcelo Montoya, 6-Kodi Nikorima, 7-Chanel Harris-Tavita, 8-Jamayne Taunoa-Brown, 9- Wayde Egan, 10-Kane Evans, 11-Jack Murchie, 12-Ben Murdoch-Masila, 13-Tohu Harris.

Interchange: 14-Jazz Tevaga, 15-Leeson Ah Mau, 16-Bunty Afoa, 18-Eliesa Katoa. 

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