LATE MAIL: Knights v Sharks

Coach Nathan Brown has made a number of forced changes for Sunday's match against the Cronulla Sharks at Hunter Stadium.

Jack Cogger becomes the 11th player to debut in season 2016 (player number 275), replacing the injured Trent Hodksinson (knee) in the halves. Sam Mataora is also forced out due to injury, with Jack Stockwell replacing him in the starting line-up. 

Knights

1. Dane Gagai, 2. Nathan Ross, 3. Sione Mata’utia, 4. Pat Mata’utia, 5. Akuila Uate, 6. Brock Lamb, 19. Jack Cogger, 16. Jack Stockwell, 9. Danny Levi, 10. Daniel Saifiti, 11. Tariq Sims (c), 12. Jacob Saifiti, 13. Jeremy Smith (c). Interchange: 14. Tyler Randell, 15. Korbin Sims,  17. Mickey Paea, 20. David Bhana.

Sharks

1. Ben Barba, 2. Sosaia Feki, 3. Jack Bird, 4. Gerard Beale, 5. Valentine Holmes, 6. James Maloney, 7. Chad Townsend, 8. Andrew Fifita, 9. Michael Ennis, 16. Matt Prior, 11. Luke Lewis, 12. Wade Graham, 13. Paul Gallen (c). Interchange: 10. Sam Tagataese, 14. Ricky Leutele, 15. Chris Heighington, 17. Joseph Paulo.

The match kicks off at 2pm.