Hard-hitting forward Nigel Plum is back in the Penrith side for Sunday’s clash with Manly at Centrebet Stadium.
Plum injured his shoulder in the pre-season and hasn’t played for the Panthers this year.
He’s been named on a five-man bench for the Manly clash.
Despite his selection for the Blues, Michael Jennings hasn’t been named for the Panthers with coach Ivan Cleary sticking with Geoff Daniela and Brad Tighe in the centres.
Skipper Luke Lewis returns from Origin duty at lock.
Panthers team v Sea Eagles: Lachlan Coote, Etu Uaisele, Geoff Daniela, Brad Tighe, Josh Mansour, Blake Austin, Luke Walsh, Sam McKendry, Kevin Kingston, Tim Grant, Clint Newton, Cameron Ciraldo, Luke Lewis. Bench: Ryan Simpkins, Nigel Plum, Dayne Weston, Travis Burns, Danny Galea.