Knights name Round 26 team
nib Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has named his 21-man squad for Sunday’s Old Boys Day match against the Cronulla Sharks at McDonald Jones Stadium.
Jacob Saifiti moves into the starting side to replace Daniel Saifiti, who has been sidelined with a shoulder injury.
21-year-old prop forward Tyrone Amey has been named on the bench and is set to make his NRL debut on Sunday, in an otherwise unchanged side.
Amey joined Newcastle's Harold Matthews side in 2012 before progressing to SG Ball, Under 20s and this season, Reserve Grade.
Brendan Elliot, Jaelen Feeney, Chanel Mata’utia as well as Under 20s forward Pasami Saulo have been added to the extended bench.
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Sunday September 3 – Old Boys Day
Newcastle Knights v Cronulla Sharks
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium