Knights v Sea Eagles Round 5 NRL team

nib Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has named his team for the Round 5 clash against Manly at McDonald Jones Stadium.

James Gavet is set to return from a sternum injury on Saturday evening.

The Samoan International has been named in the front row alongside David Klemmer.

This change moves Tim Glasby to lock and Mitch Barnett on the bench.

Connor Watson has been included on the extended bench in jersey No.19.

NRL TEAM 

1. Kalyn Ponga - Redicrete 

2. Edrick Lee - Wellman Strata

3. Hymel Hunt - BSC

4. Jesse Ramien - Newcastle Financial Planning Group

5. Shaun Kenny-Dowall - Triple M

6. Mason Lino - O'Bryan Electrical & Solar

7. Mitchell Pearce - Brydens Lawyers

8. David Klemmer - Jennings Print

9. Danny Levi - M&J Chickens

10. James Gavet - O'Bryan Electrical & Solar

11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon - Port Hunter Conveyors

12. Sione Mata'utia - NBN

13. Tim Glasby - Mine Super  

Interchange:

14. Kurt Mann - Triple M

15. Aidan Guerra - Kelly Trotter Motor Group

16. Daniel Saifiti - NBN

17. Mitch Barnett - Port Hunter Conveyors

18. Josh King 

19. Connor Watson

20. Herman Ese'ese

21. Tautau Moga

DETAILS

Saturday, April 13, at McDonald Jones Stadium 

Gates open: 12.30pm

Canterbury Cup kick-off: 12.45pm 

Jersey Flegg kick-off: 3.05pm

NRL kick-off: 5.30pm