It’s week three of junior reps.
The Harold Matthews and Tarsha Gale squads are hoping to continue their solid start to the junior competitions, eyeing off three consecutive wins each.
The SG Ball side are still looking for their first win, with positive signs coming from last weeks competitive clash with the Sea Eagles.
Here’s the team lists for Round 3.
No changes to the starting 13 but Aiden Shepherd has been omitted from the bench this week.
1.Chris Vealia, 2. Brody Perry, 3. Travis Petersen, 4. Fletcher Myers, 5. Sean Walker, 6. Mitch Henderson, 7. Jonah Pezet, 8. Noah Reed, 9. Noah Nailagoliva, 10. Angus Crosbie, 22. Max Bradbury, 12. Oryn Keeley, 13. Lachlan Crouch. Interchange. 14. Taj Blackman, 15. Jacob Davis, 16. Taj Ridley, 23. Beau Dwyer.
Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 12 PM – Newcastle Knights v Sydney Roosters at St Johns Oval
A few changes have been made in pursuit of their first win for the season.
Sam Kamu has been moved to the wing, while Patrick Achurch has been promoted from the bench into the centres. Sione Tuitupou-Kutu has also earned a spot in the 13 to replace Jaron Purcell.
1.Trentham Petersen, 2. Sam Kamu, 3. Malie-J Townsend, 21. Patrick Achurch, 5. Kodi Crowther, 6. Logan Radzievic, 7. Kobe Davies, 8. Christian Ma’anaima, 9. Riley Jones, 10. Kane Evans, 11. Sione Tuitupou-Kutu, 12. Harry Croker, 13. Cooper Jenkins. Interchange. 14. Noah Ryan, 15. Tino Lui, 16. Ethan Campbell, 20. Lachlan Williams, 22. Max Buderus, 23. Tyler Doney.
Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 1.30 PM – Newcastle Knights v Sydney Roosters at St Johns Oval
A hard-hitting Caitlin Johnson is back into the squad this week in the no. 12, with Tanaya Millar moved to the bench.
1.Jorja Holden, 2. Jasmin Strange, 3. Carissa Harrison, 4. Joeli Morris, 5. Terri-Lee Van Wyk, 6. Olivia Glanville, 8. Kayla Romaniuk, 9. Lily Hanning, 10. Cody Campbell, 11. Olivia Kernick, 12. Caitlin Johnson. Interchange. 13. Tanaya Millar, 15. Jada Beale, 16. Georgie Smith, 22. Bree O'Neil
Saturday, 23 February at 10.30 AM – Newcastle Knights v Penrith Panthers at St Johns Oval.