Late mail: Round 14

Coach Nathan Brown has confirmed his final 17 to take on the Manly Sea Eagles at Lottoland on Friday night.

With Joe Wardle injured (knee), Brendan Elliot comes into the centres from the extended bench.

Kick off is 6pm.

Newcastle

1. Dane Gagai, 2. Ken Sio, 3. Joe Wardle, 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. Lachlan Fitzgibbon, 13. Mitch Barnett. Interchange: 14. Luke Yates, 15. Josh King, 16. Tyler Randell, 17. Jacob Saifiti.

Manly

21. Tom Trbojevic, 2. Jono Wright, 3. Dylan Walker, 4. Brian Kelly, 5 Akuila Uate, 6. Blake Green, 7. Daly Cherry-Evans, 8. Brenton Lawrence, 9. Api Koroisau, 10. Martin Tapau, 11. Frank Winterstein, 12. Curtis Sironen, 13. Jake Trbojevic. Interchange: 14. Lewis Brown, 15. Lloyd Perrett, 16. Jackson Hastings, 17. Addin Fonua-Blake.