ISP Newcastle Knights coach Rory Kostjasyn has named his 19-man squad for Friday's Round 21 encounter against the Mounties at McDonald Jones Stadium.  

Pasami Saulo moves into the front row with JJ Felise named in no. 17 for NRL.

Mitch Andrews is promoted from the 20s this week to start in the centres alongside Brent Naden, while Junior Roqica and Bobby Treacy have made it onto the bench.

Team
1.Nick Meaney, 2. Tom Hughes, 3. Matt Allwood, 4. Mitch Andrews, 5. Brent Naden, 6. Jack Cogger, 7. Brock Lamb, 8. Pasami Saulo, 9. Chris Randall, 10. Luke Yates, 11. Sam Stone, 12. Brodie Jones, 13. Zac Hosking. Interchange. 14. Christian Hazard, 15. Junior Roqica, 16. Pat Mata'utia, 17. Tyrone Amey, 18. Jack Johns, 19. Bobby Treacy.

Friday, August 3 – Round 21 ISP
Newcastle Knights v Mounties
ISP kick-off: 3.45pm
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium

Meanwhile, head coach of the Knights Jersey Flegg side Todd Lowrie has named a 17-man squad for their clash against the Mounties at St Johns Oval on Saturday.


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The 20s will see their regular fullback return with Matt Cooper back in the no. 1 jersey, while Starford To'a moves into the centres with Mitch Andrews promoted to ISP this week.

The halves will stay the same with a continued Nash Birch and Hayden Loughrey duo which sees Tex Hoy take a spot on the bench.

Jirah Momoisea also gets the nod in the starting side at no. 13.

Team
1.Matt Cooper, 2. Justin Worley, 3. Heath Gibbs, 4. Starford To'a, 5. Elijah Rasiga, 6. Nash Birch, 7. Hayden Loughrey, 8. Mat Croker, 9. Tom Starling, 10. Jirah Momoisea, 11. Kurtis Dark, 12. Beau Fermor, 13. Brandon Russell. Interchange. 14. Tex Hoy, 15. Tevita Alifa, 16. Jack Cameron, 17. Ben Talty.

Saturday, August 4 – Round 21 Jersey Flegg
Newcastle Knights v Mounties
Jersey Flegg kick-off: 3pm
Venue: St Johns Oval