Knights v Broncos Round 15 NRL team

nib Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has named his team for the Round 15 clash against Brisbane on Saturday. 

Back home at McDonald Jones Stadium, the Knights have named Sione Mata'utia in the starting side. 

He slots into the back row in place of the suspended Mitch Barnett.

James Gavet starts alongside Daniel Saifiti but David Klemmer has been included on the extended bench.

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Josh King will return from a corked leg via the bench, while Pasami Saulo has also been named.

After making a successful return from an ankle injury in the Canterbury Cup two weeks ago, Aidan Guerra has been included on the extended bench.

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. Kurt Mann - M&J Chickens

7. Mitchell Pearce - Brydens Lawyers

8. James Gavet - Jennings Print

9. Connor Watson - O'Bryan Electrical & Solar 

10. Daniel Saifiti - Kelly Trotter Motor Group

11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon - Port Hunter Conveyors

12. Sione Mata'utia - NBN

13. Tim Glasby - Mine Super  

Interchange:

14. Jamie Buhrer - Triple M

15. Herman Ese'ese - Kelly Trotter Motor Group

16. Josh King - O'Bryan Electrical & Solar

17. Pasami Saulo - Port Hunter Conveyors

18. Mason Lino

19. David Klemmer

20. Jacob Saifiti

21. Aidan Guerra

DETAILS

Saturday, June 29 at McDonald Jones Stadium

NRL kick-off: 5.30pm