Young half Kyle Flanagan will make his debut for the Sydney Roosters in the World Club Challenge this weekend in England after being named in the number 7 jersey by coach Trent Robinson.
St Helens will be without their prized fullback and former NRL star Lachlan Coote.
Roosters: James Tedesco, Daniel Tupou, Angus Crichton, Joseph Manu, Brett Morris, Luke Keary, Kyle Flanagan, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Jake Friend, Siosiua Taukeiaho, Sitili Tupouniua, Mitchell Aubusson,Victor Radley. Interchange: Sam Verrills, Isaac Liu, Nat Butcher, Lindsay Collins, Matt Ikuvalu, Poasa Faamausili, Asu Kepaoa, Lachlan Lam. (four to drop off).