The Newcastle Knights has named two squads, a 19-man and an 18-man, for Saturday’s trial match against the Parramatta Eels/Wentworthville Magpies at Sportsground No.2.

Each squad will play one half each during the match. 

It will be the first match for new recruits Mickey Paea, Krys Freeman, David Bhana and Tekina Vailea.

The match kicks off at 7pm, with the Under 20s playing prior at 5pm. Entry to Newcastle Sportsground No.2 is free.

TEAM LIST

Squad 1
 
1. Jaelen Feeney
2. Chanel Mata'utia
3. Pat Mata'utia
4. Nathan Ross
5. Ken Tofilau
6. William Pearsall
7. Jack Cogger
8. Mickey Paea
9. Krys Freeman
10. Sam Mataora
11. Bradie Smith
12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon
13. David Bhana

Interchange:

14. Tekina Vailea
15. Luke Yates
16. Josh King
17. Bryce Donovan
18. James Taylor
19. Tama Koopu

Squad 2 

1. Steve Waetford
2. Joel Harrison
3. Brady Hammond
4. Jacob Gagai
5. Liam Faughlin
6. Toby Evans 
7. Jack Kelly
8. Uiti Baker
9. Darcy Etrich
10. Michael Steele
11. Jacob McKendry
12. Ben Stone
13. Trent Bishop

Interchange 
14. Chris Hyde
15. James Elias 
16. Jarrod Nott
17. Sam Cook
18. Danny Kerr