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NYC coach Michael Crawley, who announced his departure from the Club at season’s end earlier today, has named a 17-man team for Saturday’s match against Melbourne Storm at Hunter Stadium.

The young Knights will be bolstered by the return of Sione Mata’utia and Jake Mamo from playing NRL, along with James Taylor from injury.


1. Sione Mata’utia
2. Jake Mamo
3. Braden Robson
4. Chance Peni
5. Josh Birch
6. Brock Lamb
7. Jack Cogger
8. Joseph Tapine
9. Danny Levi (c)
10. Luke Yates
11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon
12. Harry Pondekas
13. Joseph Boyce
14. James De Saxe
15. Pride Petterson-Robati
16. Tuiala Togitasi
17. James Taylor

In NSW Cup, coach Rick Stone has named an 18-man team for Saturday’s match against Cronulla at Hunter Stadium.

NSW Cup are without Akuila Uate, who has returned to NRL, with Timana Tahu returning to the backline. Brenton Horwood and Noel Underwood are added to an ended bench in an otherwise unchanged line-up.


1. Nathan Ross
22. Josh Mantellato
3. Pat Mata’utia
4. Timana Tahu
5. Brayden Wiliame
6. Matt Minto
7. Michael Dobson
8. Sam Mataora
9. Chad Redman
10. Pat Vaivai
11. Clint Newton
12. Tyler Randell
13. Matt Hilder (c)
15. Brenton Horwood
16. Michael Steele
17. Noel Underwood
25. James Elias
30. Toka Likiliki 

It is a 3-game fixture at Hunter Stadium this weekend, with all grades in action.

Round 22 at Hunter Stadium
Newcastle Knights v Melbourne Storm/Cronulla
Saturday August 9
NYC v Melbourne Storm: 1.05pm
NSW Cup v Cronulla: 3.10pm
NRL v Melbourne Storm: 5.30pm