Knights name Round 16 team

nib Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has named his 21-man squad to take on the St George Illawarra Dragons for the Alex McKinnon Cup at Jubilee Oval this Sunday.

Brendan Elliot is named in the centres after stepping in for the injured Joe Wardle (knee) before the bye, while the remainder of the 17-man team is unchanged from Round 14.

Dane Gagai is named at fullback, but will be assessed after Origin II on Wednesday night.

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Sunday June 25 – Round 16
St George Illawarra Dragons v Newcastle Knights
NYC: 9.45am
ISP: 11.45am
NRL: 2pm
Venue: Jubilee Oval

The Knights will play the first of two games in hi-vis this Sunday, as part of the Club's partnership with NSW Mining.