GETTY IMAGES

All change as City and Country line up for big game

RIVAL coaches Brad Fittler and Trent Barrett could be excused for forgetting who is playing where in their City and Country Origin sides.

They have both undergone more changes than the Federal Government's budget policy since they were named last weekend.

Country, which is chasing back-to-back wins, has lost classy fullback Josh Dugan (ankle), forward Trent Merrin (hand) and a third Dragons player, Tyson Frizell (ankle), giving Titans pair David Mead (pictured) and Kevin Gordon a chance.

The side now has a distinct Newcastle look with James McManus, Jarrod Mullen, Tyrone Roberts, Beau Scott and late bench inclusion Robbie Rochow in the squad for Sunday's clash in Dubbo.

It's a similar scenario for Fittler who has lost Sharks utility Wade Graham and back-up half Trent Hodkinson, replaced by rugged Eels forward Darcy Lussick and Cronulla's Michael Lichaa who has taken Hodkinson's place on the bench.



Northern Oil in Australian-first hydrogen production project

Northern Oil in Australian-first hydrogen production project

Company announces game changing deal.

Airbnb to be regulated: 1770 resort says it's not enough

Airbnb to be regulated: 1770 resort says it's not enough

Council welcomes proposed regulation for short term letting.

Fisheries officers dish out $6428 in fines in Gladstone

Fisheries officers dish out $6428 in fines in Gladstone

What the fisheries officers have achieved since October 2017.

Local Partners