Coach Nathan Brown has finalised his 17-man team for Monday night's Round 12 match against the Parramatta Eels at Hunter Stadium. 

Korbin Sims moves to lock to replace injured Jeremy Smith while Lachlan Fitzgibbon is named on the bench. 

Newcastle Knights

1. Jake Mamo, 2. Cory Denniss, 3. Sione Mata'utia, 4. Nathan Ross, 5. Akuila Uate, 6. Jaelen Feeney, 7. Trent Hodkinson, 8. Sam Mataora, 14. Tyler Randell, 16. Josh King, 11. Tariq Sims, 12. Pauli Pauli, 15. Korbin Sims. Interchange: 9. Danny Levi, 10. Daniel Saifiti, 17. Mickey Paea, 20. Lachlan Fitzgibbon. 

Parramatta Eels

1. Michael Gordon, 2. Semi Radradra, 5. Clinton Gutherson, 4. Brad Takairangi, 19. Bevan French, 6. Corey Norman, 7. Kieran Foran, 18. Daniel Alvaro, 9. Isaac De Gois, 10. Danny Wicks, 11. Manu Ma’u, 12. Beau Scott, 13. Tepai Moeroa. Interchange: 14. Kaysa Pritchard, 15. Peni Terepo, 16. David Gower, 17. Kenny Edwards.