Round 8 Canterbury Cup and Jersey Flegg teams

Rory Kostjasyn will be without Tautau Moga for Newcastle's Canterbury Cup NSW clash with the Warriors on Sunday.

The centre has been precautionarily rested this weekend after minor meniscal irritation.

Jacob Saifiti returns to the bench with Jirah Momoisea starting in the front row.

Mason Lino partners Phoenix Crossland in the halves with Chris Randall on the bench.

The Knights face the Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium from 11.45am (AEST) on Sunday, May 5.

CANTERBURY CUP TEAM

1. Jacob Gagai, 2. Kiah Cooper, 3. Brayden Musgrove, 4. Jarred Anderson, 5. Heath Gibbs, 6. Phoenix Crossland, 7. Mason Lino 8. Pasami Saulo, 9. Zac Woolford, 10. Jirah Momoisea 11. Beau Fermor, 12. Brodie Jones, 13. Tevita Alifa. Interchange: 14. Chris Randall, 15. Sam Stone, 16. Ben Thomas, 17. Jacob Saifiti

Meanwhile, Scott Dureau has named Tex Hoy at fullback for the Jersey Flegg clash with the Warriors.

Grant Anderson exchanges the No.1 jersey for the No.6 this weekend and Ben Talty starts in the backrow ahead of Nesta Watene.

The young Knights face the Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium on Sunday at 8am (AEST).

JERSEY FLEGG TEAM

1. Tex Hoy, 2. Toby Marks, 3. Bradman Best, 4. Timanu Alexander, 5. Justin Worley, 6. Grant Anderson 7. Bayden Searle, 8. Jack Cameron, 9. Luke Huth, 10. Mathew Croker, 11. Lewis Hamilton, 12. Ben Talty, 13. Brandon Russell. Interchange: 14. Matt Moon, 15. Daniel Ticehurst, 16. Kingston Puru, 17. Nesta Watene, 18. Dylan Lucas, 20. Christian Ma’anaima, 23. Elijah Rasiga