The article yesterday says they kept 5 NSW Cup players back "They have had to call up five players – two of whom are on train-and-trial deals and three are on development deals – from their NSW Cup side. "
Here's a strategy to dominate at scrum time.... especially when it's the Raiders feed. Have one of the Warriors cough just as the scrum is being formed. None of the Raiders would want to be in the scrum let alone pushing.
AK is also a centre so that's not a stretch. Paasi and Curran would be subject to quarantine rules and dropping Katoa would be a downright shame since he didn't get the message that we were supposed to play shit last week.