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Knights name Round 3 squad

Team list: Round 3

Coach Nathan Brown has named his 21-man squad for the much anticipated Round 3 match against the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium.

Jamie Buhrer is back into the side after being a late omission in Round 2 due to a minor foot injury, pushing Jacob Saifiti back to the extended bench.
There are no other changes, following two hard-fought victories to start the season off.

In what will be an interesting subplot for the Round 3 clash, five former Roosters will be coming up against their old side in Mitchell Pearce, Connor Watson, Aidan Guerra, Shaun Kenny-Dowall and Tautau Moga.

The match kicks off at 6.30pm on Sunday evening.


1. Kalyn Ponga
2. Shaun Kenny-Dowall
3. Sione Mata’utia
4. Tautau Moga
5. Nathan Ross
6. Connor Watson
7. Mitchell Pearce (c)
8. Herman Ese’ese
9. Slade Griffin
10. Jacob Lillyman
11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon
12. Aidan Guerra
13. Mitch Barnett

14. Brock Lamb
15. Chris Heighington
16. Jamie Buhrer (c)
17. Daniel Saifiti

18. Ken Sio
19. Jacob Saifiti
20. Danny Levi
21. Luke Yates

Sunday March 25 - Round 3

Sydney Roosters v Newcastle Knights
Kick-off: 6.30pm
Venue: Allianz Stadium