Coach Nathan Brown has finalised his team to take on the Gold Coast Titans at CBus Super Stadium in Round 9.

Josh King comes into the starting side to make his first NRL appearance of the season, with Luke Yates moving to the bench.

Anthony Tupou makes way for the inclusion of King.

Kick off is 3pm.

Newcastle

1. Brendan Elliot, 2. Ken Sio, 3. Dane Gagai, 4. Peter Mata’utia, 5. Nathan Ross, 6. Brock Lamb, 7. Jaelen Feeney, 8. Daniel Saifiti, 9. Danny Levi, 10. Josh Starling, 11. Sione Mata’utia, 12. Sam Stone, 20. Josh King. Interchange: 13. Luke Yates, 15. Joe Wardle, 16. Jack Stockwell, 17. Jacob Saifiti.

Gold Coast

6. Tyrone Roberts, 2. Anthony Don, 1. Jarryd Hayne, 4. Konrad Hurrell, 3. Dan Sarginson, 14. Kane Elgey, 7. Ash Taylor, 8. Jarrod Wallace, 9. Nathan Peats, 10. Ryan James, 11. Chris McQueen, 12. Kevin Proctor, 13. Ryan Simpkins. Interchange: 15. Joe Greenwood, 16. Pat Vaivai, 17. Leivaha Pulu, 18. Morgan Boyle.