The Penrith Panthers have confirmed their team list for the World Club Challenge Match against the Wigan Warriors, with a star forward being ruled out with an injury.

New Zealand international Scott Sorensen has been ruled out of the clash after sustaining a leg injury, perĀ News Corp, with Luke Garner taking his place in the starting back-row

Sorenson's departure allowed veteran Matt Eisenhuth to join the bench in the number 17 jersey. In other team news, Liam Henry has edged out Mavrik Geyer for a spot on the interchange bench, in what could be a sign for the upcoming season.

Centre Taylan May will also compete in his first game since rupturing his ACL in last year's World Club Challenge defeat to St Helens RLFC.

As previously reported, youngster Jack Cole has been handed the reigns to accompany Nathan Cleary in the halves as Samoan international and ex-NSW Blues five-eighth Jarome Luai is unavailable due to injury.

Penrith Panthers Team

1. Dylan Edwards
2. Sunia Turuva
3. Izack Tago
4. Taylan May
5. Brian To'o
6. Jack Cole
7. Nathan Cleary (c)
8. Moses Leota
9. Mitch Kenny
10. James Fisher-Harris
11. Luke Garner
12. Liam Martin
13. Isaah Yeo (c)


14. Tyrone Peachey
15. Lindsay Smith
16. Liam Henry
17. Matthew Eisenhuth


19. Brad Schneider
20. Mavrik Geyer
21. Daine Laurie
22. Soni Luke

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