The best of speed and agility will be on show when the Newcastle Knights touch squads play their first matches in the NRL Touch Premiership this weekend.

Both the men and women will play curtain raisers to the Knights clash with the Dragons at Mudgee on Sunday.

The Knights touch squads are boasting a wealth of talent including national and international representatives. Here are the team lists for Sunday.

Knights Men’s

1              Luke Tonegato   

2              Kurt Donoghoe   

3              Terry Deegan     

4              Mitch Wickham                   

5              Matt Tope                             

6              Jack Edwards                       

7              Jake Fitzpatrick  

8              Lincoln Little

10           Mitchell Wilton  

11           Jarrad Rotumah

12           Dylan Thompson (Captain)                               

13           Bart Hill

14           Dean Springfield          

Knights Women’s

1              Madison Crowe  

2              Chelsea Hindmarsh

3              Angel Barber      

4              Amy Dufour                         

5              Sian Filipo            

6              Jessica Potts       

7              Rachel Jeffs        

8              Shannon Rose                     

10           Taryn Love                            

12           Rhiannon Podmore            

13           Jessica McCall (Captain)

14           Sophie Crouch    

15           Sophie Broadhead

Sunday 19th May

12pm, Glen Willow Stadium

Knights v Eels

Broadcast: Fox League & Kayo

Both sides will play six matches throughout the season, with their first home game on Saturday, July 6 before the Knights take on the Warriors.

The competition features eight NRL clubs, including the Knights, played at 13 different stadiums around Australia and in Auckland, as curtain raisers to NRL matches.

 

Matches will be broadcast live and on-demand via Kayo. The broadcast schedule can be seen HERE