The Newcastle Knights has named a 18-man squad for Sunday’s match against the Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium.
Jeremy Smith returns from a knee injury while Joey Leilua returns from a hamstring injury, making for a number of changes.
James McManus returns to the wing after replacing Leilua in the centres against Manly and Adam Cuthbertson shifts to the bench, while Jake Mamo and Joseph Tapine are named to play NYC.
Beau Scott and Darius Boyd are playing in Wednesday night’s State of Origin and will be assessed before traveling to New Zealand.
The Knights train in Newcastle on Thursday, travel on Friday, train in Auckland on Saturday before Sunday afternoon’s game.
NRL plus #GotYourBack thanks to sportsbet.com.au:
1. Darius Boyd - @mshaines73
2. James McManus - @Arabella04
3. Dane Gagai - @fuzzy_95
4. Joey Leilua @boy_from_oz
5. Akuila Uate @Nath_Ryan
6. Jarrod Mullen @TinaBindi
7. Tyrone Roberts - @doomascoot
8. Kade Snowden - @Keldavis7
9. Kurt Gidley (c) - @melswane
10. Willie Mason - @darndaddy12
11. Beau Scott - @cboole88
12. Robbie Rochow - @SaintlySammi
13. Jeremy Smith - @Spexicano
14. Adam Clydsdale - @senorbarnesy
15. Korbin Sims - @RussBear82
17. Adam Cuthbertson - @kayze17
18. Chris Houston - @Thomsen_26
19. David Fa’alogo - @NRLKnights
Sunday June 1 – Round 12
New Zealand Warriors v Newcastle Knights
NSW Cup: 11.40am (local times)
NRL: 4pm (2pm AEST)
Venue: Mt Smart Stadium
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