Knights v Panthers Round 25 NRL team

nib Newcastle Knights interim coach Kristian Woolf has named his team for the Round 25 clash against Penrith.

Kurt Mann returns to the side via the bench for the match-up at Panthers Stadium on Sunday.

This mean Jacob Saifiti moves into jersey No.18 and out of the starting side. 

Young guns Jirah Momoisea and Starford To'a are also on the extended bench.

NRL TEAM

1. Kalyn Ponga - Redicrete

2. Bradman Best - Wellman Strata

3. Sione Mata'utia - BSC

4. Hymel Hunt - Newcastle Financial Planning Group

5. Shaun Kenny-Dowall - Triple M

6. Mason Lino - M&J Chickens

7. Mitchell Pearce - Brydens Lawyers

8. David Klemmer - Jennings Print

9. Connor Watson - O'Bryan Electrical & Solar 

10. Daniel Saifiti - Kelly Trotter Motor Group

11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon - Port Hunter Conveyors

12. Mitch Barnett - NBN

13. Tim Glasby - Mine Super  

Interchange:

14. Kurt Mann - Triple M

15. Herman Ese'ese - Kelly Trotter Motor Group

16. Josh King - O'Bryan Electrical & Solar

17. Aidan Guerra - Port Hunter Conveyors

18. Jacob Saifiti

19. Jamie Buhrer

20. Jirah Momoisea

21. Starford To'a

DETAILS

Sunday, September 8 at Panthers Stadium

NRL kick-off: 4.05pm