Nathan Brown has cut two players from his squad ahead of the nib Newcastle Knights’ Round 15 clash against Brisbane.
Aidan Guerra and Pasami Saulo drop out of the side.
The duo are expected to run out for Canterbury Cup on Sunday.
David Klemmer is expected to return from a wrist injury, having been included on the extended bench.
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Meanwhile, Kalyn Ponga (cork) and Tim Glasby (elbow) are also expected to play.
"Unless something changes, we’d expect them to play,” said Brown.
“All the guys have come through OK."
1. Kalyn Ponga, 2. Edrick Lee, 3. Hymel Hunt, 4. Jesse Ramien, 5. Shaun Kenny-Dowall, 6. Kurt Mann, 7. Mitchell Pearce, 8. James Gavet, 9. Connor Watson, 10. Daniel Saifiti, 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon, 12. Sione Mata'utia, 13. Tim Glasby. Interchange: 14. Jamie Buhrer, 15. Herman Ese'ese, 16. Josh King, 18. Mason Lino, 19. David Klemmer, 20. Jacob Saifiti
Saturday, June 29 at McDonald Jones Stadium
NRL kick-off: 5.30pm