Kurt Gidley has shifted to fullback for Saturday night’s match against the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadim.
Jake Mamo moves to the wing, Adam Clydsdale to starting hooker, with Travis Waddell joining the bench.
Josh Mantellato, who was named in the team, played NSW Cup earlier on Saturday.
9. Kurt Gidley (c), 1. Jake Mamo, 3. Dane Gagai, 4. James McManus, 5. Akuila Uate, 6. Jarrod Mullen, 7. Tyrone Roberts, 8. David Fa'alogo, 14. Adam Clydsdale, 10. Willie Mason, 11. Chris Houston, 12. Robbie Rochow, 13. Jeremy Smith. Interchange: 15. Korbin Sims, 17. Joseph Tapine, 18. Clint Newton, 19. Travis Waddell.
Anthony Minichiello, Nene Macdonald, Mitchell Aubusson, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, James Maloney, Mitchell Pearce, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Jake Friend, Sam Moa, Dylan Napa, Sonny Bill Williams, Frank-Paul Nuuausala. Interchange: Isaac Liu, Remi Casty, Willis Meehan, Daniel Mortimer.
The match kicks off at 7.30pm, follow @NRLKnights on Twitter for live match updates.