Late mail: Knights v Manly

nib Newcastle Knights head coach has finalised his 17 to take on the Manly Sea Eagles at McDonald Jones Stadium in Round 1 of the 2018 season.

There will be no changes to the team named on Tuesday, with nine players set to make their Club debuts.

They are Herman Ese’ese (Player #289), Slade Griffin (Player #290), Aidan Guerra (Player #291), Chris Heighington (Player #292), Jacob Lillyman (Player #293), Tautau Moga (Player #294), Mitchell Pearce (Player #295), Kalyn Ponga (Player #296) and Connor Watson (Player #297).

Kick-off is 6pm.

Team


1. Kalyn Ponga, 2. Shaun Kenny-Dowall, 3. Sione Mata’utia, 4. Tautau Moga, 5. Nathan Ross, 6. Connor Watson, 7. Mitchell Pearce, 8. Herman Ese’ese, 9. Slade Griffin, 10. Jacob Lillyman, 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon, 12. Aidan Guerra, 13. Mitch Barnett. Interchange: 14. Brock Lamb, 15. Chris Heighington, 16. Jamie Buhrer, 17. Daniel Saifiti