nib Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has confirmed his side to face the Gold Coast Titans on Sunday.
Connor Watson will start the game in the halves in place of Mason Lino.
Lino warms up with the side as 18th man.
In further news, Jamie Buhrer has been named on the bench.
The Round 6 clash kicks-off at 2pm from Cbus Super Stadium.
1. Kalyn Ponga, 2. Edrick Lee, 3. Hymel Hunt, 4. Jesse Ramien, 5. Shaun Kenny-Dowall, 14. Connor Watson, 7. Mitchell Pearce, 8. David Klemmer, 9. Danny Levi, 10. James Gavet, 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon, 12. Mitch Barnett, 13. Tim Glasby. Interchange: 15. Herman Ese'ese, 16. Daniel Saifiti, 17. Josh King, 19. Jamie Buhrer