It's game day! Everything you need to know

There's no better day than game day.

After a week's break due to the representative Round, the nib Newcastle Knights are well rested and recharged to finish the year off in style.

It stars at 5.30pm at McDonald Jones Stadium when the boys host Canterbury-Bankstown.
 
Here's everything you need to know:

THE TEAM

Click here for the latest squad list.

The final team is updated one hour before kick-off.

PREVIEW:

Our game day show, The Round Table, has everything you need to get fired up before the game. Featuring injured Knight Daniel Saifiti and our Knights Touch players, the gang preview the game and provided the latest news and insights from inside Club land.

Click here to watch the show from 8am on Saturday!

THE MILESTONE


Five-eighth Connor Watson plays his 50th first grade game this week.

Click here to check out the video of Kurt Gidley presenting Watson with his milestone jumper.

THE OPPOSITION

Click here to see the Bulldogs' team!

THE COMMENTARY

Catch all the action for the ISP and Touch premiership on your phone with our exclusive Twitter Commentary.

The call starts at 12.50pm on our Twitter account.

THE PODCAST

Each week, the Our Town Our Team podcast sits down with a Knight either past or present to chat life and rugby league.

This week Kurt Gidley sits down for a chat.


IF YOU'RE READING ON THE APP AND WANT TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST - CLICK HERE!


GAME DAY INFO

Saturday June 30 – Round 16

Gates Open: 12:45pm

ISP kick-off: 1pm

NRL Touch Premiership - Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels

Men's touch kick-off: 3.10pm

Women's touch kick-off: 3.50pm

NRL kick-off: 5.30pm

Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium - 294 Turton Road, Broadmeadow

INJURY UPDATE


Injured players and expected return dates:

Tautau Moga (ACL, Season)

Jacob Saifiti (Shoulder, Round 24)

Daniel Saifiti (Foot, Round 18-20)

Mitchell Pearce (Pectoral, Round 18-19)

Jamie Buhrer (Knee, Round 16-20)

Nathan Ross (Groin, Round 16)

Jacob Lillyman (Abdominal strain, Round 16)

THE ENTERTAINMENT/THINGS FOR THE KIDS

Check out our 'fan zone' featuring;

Red Energy Tesla car on display, Red Energy Blimp and ... meet some of the Knights players in the fan zone from 4pm

At the Red Energy family hill you'll see:

100 x Red Energy comfy bean bags to recline, relax and watch the 3-game fixture from gates

Red Energy Jumping Castle for the kids

Red Energy Photo Booth for the whole family

Promo staff distributing happy clappers and thundersticks

PRE NRL AND HALFTIME

Red Energy Fan Cam – zoom in to win a family pass to the Knights v Eels in Round 18

MEMBERSHIP

The Membership marquee is located in the western grandstand.

Join your kids up as a free junior Member to receive discounts on tickets, merchandise and food and beverages.

Remember to use your Member discount when purchasing extra tickets from Ticketmaster, food and beverages at the stadium and merchandise from the Knights Club Shop.
The Knights Club Shop opens from 9am until NRL kick-off.

FINAL 3 GAME PASS

Join the Knights with the final 3 home game pass. You can join today from only $60 HERE!

GAME DAY PARKING

Parking on game days is available only for vehicles with a pre-paid parking ticket. Pre-paid parking tickets cost $10 plus transaction fee from Ticketmaster on 136 100, online or by visiting Ticketmaster box office at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Disabled parking areas have been designated in close proximity to each of the McDonald Jones Stadium accessible entries. To purchase mobility parking please phone Ticketmaster on 136 100 or visit the Ticketmaster box office at McDonald Jones Stadium.