The Newcastle Knights has named an 18-man squad for Saturday’s Heritage Round clash against the Gold Coast Titans at Hunter Stadium.
Beau Scott returns to the side after missing last Friday’s match against the Canberra Raiders due to a one game suspension.
Joseph Tapine returns to a five-man bench while Jeremy Smith is named to start after being swapped with Paterika Vaivai prior to kick off in Canberra.
Coach Rick Stone suggested on Tuesday Chris Houston and Adam Clydsdale were both close to returning from injury and could be considered later in the week for Saturday’s match pending medical clearances.
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Saturday July 18 – Round 19 Heritage Round
Newcastle Knights v Gold Coast Titans
Gates open: 12.45pm
QLD v NSW Police State of Origin: 1pm
Venue: Hunter Stadium