The Newcastle Knights have named an unchanged line-up for Saturday's Round 1 game against the Penrith Panthers at Sportingbet Stadium.
David Fa'alogo dropped off an extended bench, playing in the NSW Cup curtain raiser.
Five-eighth Michael Dobson will make his debut for the Club in the season opening match.
KNIGHTS: Boyd, McManus, Gagai, Leilua, Uate, Dobson, Roberts, Snowden, Gidley (c), Mason, Scott, Rochow, Smith. Bench: Waddell, Houston, McKinnon, Cuthbertson.
PANTHERS: Moylan, Mansour, Whare, Yeo, Simmons, Soward, Wallace (c), Kite, Kingston (c), Plum, Brown, Taylor, Docker. Bench: Segeyaro, Peachey, McKendry Latimore.
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