Round 21 squad: Mass changes as forward makes Club debut

Connor Watson returns from injury for Friday's clash against the Wests Tigers.

Watson will wear the No.6 for the nib Newcastle Knights when the teams do battle from 6pm at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Watson replaces Jack Cogger in the halves.

Former Tiger JJ Felise has been named on the bench to make his Club debut.


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Cory Denniss returns to the first grade side in place of Nathan Ross.

Ross is out with a groin issue.

Jacob Lillyman has also been sidelined with an abdominal strain.

TEAM

1. Kalyn Ponga
2. Ken Sio
3. Sione Mata'utia
4. Cory Denniss
5. Shaun Kenny-Dowall
6. Connor Watson
7. Mitchell Pearce ©
8. Herman Ese'ese
9. Danny Levi
10. Daniel Saifiti
11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon
12. Mitch Barnett
13. Aidan Guerra

14. Jamie Buhrer ©
15. Chris Heighington
16. Josh King
17. JJ Felise

18. Nick Meaney
19. Sam Stone
20. Jack Cogger
21. Luke Yates

Friday, August 3 – Round 21
Newcastle Knights v Wests Tigers
Kick-off: 6pm
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium