nib Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has named his 21-man squad for Sunday’s match against the Wests Tigers at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Jamie Buhrer (ankle) and Joe Wardle (knee) are named to return from injury, while Luke Yates is out with a shoulder injury.

The back five line up as they did last weekend, with Nathan Ross at fullback, Dane Gagai at centre and Brendan Elliot on the wing.

The Knights play in hi-vis this weekend, as part of the Club’s Voice for Mining Family Day.

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Sunday July 2 – Round 17
Voice for Mining Family Day
Newcastle Knights v Wests Tigers
Gates open: 11.30am
NYC: 11.45am
NRL: 2pm