nib Newcastle Knights coach Adam O’Brien has named his squad for our trial match in Gosford against the Sydney Roosters on Saturday.
Kalyn Ponga, Pasami Saulo and Connor Watson return after featuring in the All Stars match last weekend.
Naming a 21-man squad for the final trial of the pre-season, Herman Ese'ese will see some game time after being rested from the Dragons trial last week.
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Bradman Best and Sione Mata'utia will miss the game through injury, while Tautau Moga has been rested for another week.
Kalyn Ponga, Edrick Lee, Enari Tuala, Gehamat Shibasaki, Hymel Hunt, Kurt Mann, Mitchell Pearce, David Klemmer, Jayden Brailey, Daniel Saifiti, Lachlan Fitzgibbon, Aidan Guerra, Mitch Barnett, Connor Watson, Herman Ese’ese, Jacob Saifiti, Tim Glasby, Tex Hoy, Pasami Saulo, Mason Lino, Starford To’a.
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Saturday February, 29 at Central Coast Stadium
Gates Open: 2.25PM
Jersey Flegg: 2.35PM
Canterbury Cup: 4.40PM
NRL Kick Off: 7PM
Live stream the game on www.newcastleknights.com.au from 6.30pm.