nib Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has named his 21-man squad for Saturday's match against the Gold Coast Titans at Cbus Super Stadium.

Jaelen Feeney is named in the halves while Luke Yates replaces the injured Mitch Barnett (ankle) at lock.

Joe Wardle returns from an ankle injury to be named in number 15 on the extended bench, while Pauli Pauli is named in number 18.

Sione Mata'utia is once again named to captain the side.

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Saturday April 29 – Round 9
Gold Coast Titans v Newcastle Knights
NYC: 12.40pm
NRL: 3pm
Venue: Cbus Super Stadium

Saturday April 29 – ISP
Wests Tigers v Newcastle Knights
Time: 3.15pm
Venue: Leichhardt Oval