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.
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
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
Sunday, September 8 at Panthers Stadium
NRL kick-off: 4.05pm