Late mail: Knights confirm 17 to face Bulldogs

nib Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has confirmed his side to face the Bulldogs at McDonald Jones Stadium.

In a huge boost for the side, all four State of Origin representatives will back-up and take the field just 48 hours after the series decider.

Mitchell Pearce will start the game in the halves with Mason Lino.

Meanwhile, Tautau Moga will make his first NRL appearance for the season after being named on the bench.

TEAM

1. Connor Watson, 2. Hymel Hunt, 3. Kurt Mann, 4. Jesse Ramien, 5. Shaun Kenny-Dowall, 6. Mason Lino, 7. Mitchell Pearce, 20. Daniel Saifiti, 9. Danny Levi, 17. Tim Glasby, 11. Jamie Buhrer, 12. Sione Mata'utia, 13. Herman Ese'ese. Interchange: 8. James Gavet, 10. Josh King, 18. Tautau Moga, 19. David Klemmer