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Late Mail: Halves change and three Club debutants for Eels clash

nib Newcastle Knights Head Coach, Adam O'Brien, has confirmed his 17 players for today's Old Boys Day clash with Parramatta at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Jirah Momoisea comes out of the side, allowing Mat Croker to make his NRL debut and become Newcastle Knight #327 off the bench.

Simi Sasagi shifts back to 18th man, while Jake Clifford will make his Knights debut at five-eighth as Knight #326, with Connor Watson returning to the bench.

Jack Johns will also become the first second generation Knights debutant off the bench as player #328.

There are no further changes to the 17.

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1. Tex Hoy

2. Starford To'a

3. Enari Tuala

4. Bradman Best

5. Brayden Musgrove

18. Jake Clifford

14. Kurt Mann

8. Sauaso Sue

9. Jayden Brailey

10. Jacob Saifiti

11. Brodie Jones

12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon

13. Mitch Barnett


6. Connor Watson

15. Josh King

16. Jack Johns

20. Mat Croker

18th Man:

17. Simi Sasagi