NYC Newcastle Knights coach Todd Lowrie has named his 23-man squad for Saturday's clash with the New Zealand Warriors at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Pasami Saulo returns from Reserve Grade to start in the front row, with Viko Puliuvea going back to the bench.

Imposing forward Eddy Tuilotolava also returns from injury to be named on the extended bench.

NYC

1. Matt Cooper, 2. Mitch Andrews, 3. Cory Denniss, 4. Heath Gibbs, 5. Ofa Manuofetoa, 6. Jack Johns, 7. Hayden Loughrey, 8. Cameron King, 9. Nash Birch, 10. Pasami Saulo, 11. Brodie Jones, 12. Sam McIntyre, 13. Zac Hosking (c). Interchange: 14. Luke Huth, 15. Henry Penn, 16. Viko Puliuvea, 17. Matt Croker, 18. Eddy Tuilotolava, 19. Kyle Smith, 20. Jayden Butterfield, 21. Kainoa Gudgeon, 22. Kurtis Dark, 23. Dylan Clark.

Saturday August 5 – Round 22 NYC
Newcastle Knights v New Zealand Warriors
NYC Kick off: 12.45am
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium