You have skipped the navigation, tab for page content
Knights v Sea Eagles Round 8 NRL team list

nib Newcastle Knights coach Adam O'Brien has named Bradman Best to to return ahead of Sunday's game against Manly.

Best replaces Gehamat Shibasaki in the centres after a week in isolation due to breaching NRL Apollo protocols. 

Herman Ese'ese has been named to start at lock with Tim Glasby rested following a number of HIA's in recent weeks.

Hoy: First try, roaming role, Manly rivalry

The 31-year-old’s welfare is the Club’s primary focus with the lock requiring specialised medical clearance before being in contention for selection.

Pasami Saulo joins the team in what will be his first appearance for the season.


1. Kalyn Ponga brought to you by - East Coast Building and Pest

2. Edrick Lee brought to you by - Reflections Holiday Parks

3. Enari Tuala brought to you by - O'Bryan Electrical & Solar

4. Bradman Best brought to you by - McDonald Jones Homes

5. Hymel Hunt brought to you by - Kelly Suzuki Cardiff

6. Kurt Mann brought to you by - Greg Tapp Printing

7. Mitchell Pearce brought to you by - Wellman Strata

8. David Klemmer brought to you by - M&J Chickens

D-Saf: Cowboys loss and season so far

9. Andrew McCullough brought to you by - Knights Digital

10. Daniel Saifiti brought to you by - Port Hunter Conveyors

11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon brought to you by - Wests

12. Sione Mata'utia brought to you by - MusclePharm

13. Herman Ese'ese brought to you by - Allara Learning


14. Tex Hoy brought to you by - NBN News

15. Jacob Saifiti brought to you by - Mine Super

16. Aidan Guerra brought to you by - Triple M 102.9

17. Pasami Saulo brought to you by - Brydens Lawyers

18. Tautau Moga

19. Brodie Jones

20. Phoenix Crossland

21. Josh King


Date: Sunday, July 5

Location: Lottoland 

NRL kick-off: 4:05pm