Rory Kostjasyn has named Zac Hosking at lock for Newcastle's Canterbury Cup NSW clash with the Rabbitohs on Saturday.
Hosking replaces Jamie Buhrer with the veteran called into the NRL side this weekend.
Jacob Saifiti will lead the charge in the middle, starting in the front row alongside Jirah Momoisea.
The Knights face the Rabbitohs on Saturday, June 8 from 2pm at Metricon High Performance Centre.
CANTERBURY CUP TEAM
1. Tex Hoy, 2. Kiah Cooper, 3. Brayden Musgrove, 4. Tautau Moga, 5. Justin Worley, 6. Phoenix Crossland, 7. Mason Lino 8. Jacob Saifiti, 9. Chris Randall, 10. Jirah Momoisea 11. Beau Fermor, 12. Sam Stone, 13. Zac Hosking. Interchange: 14. Zac Woolford, 15. Brodie Jones, 16. Tevita Alifa 17. Mat Croker
Meanwhile, Cameron Davies will play his first game of Jersey Flegg this season as the Knights face the Rabbitohs.
The Knights face the Rabbitohs on June 8 from 12.15pm at Metricon High Performance Centre.
JERSEY FLEGG TEAM
1. Grant Anderson, 2. Elijah Rasiga, 3. Toby Marks, 4. Timanu Alexander, 5. Gary Anderson, 6. Dylan Lucas, 7. Cameron Davies, 8. Jack Cameron, 9. Luke Huth, 10. Daniel Ticehurst, 11. Lewis Hamilton, 12. Ben Talty, 13. Nesta Watene. Interchange: 14. Matt Moon, 15. Christian Ma'anaima, 16. Tom Baker, 17. Campbell Sheppard