nib Newcastle Knights Head Coach, Adam O'Brien, has named his 21-man squad for Saturday night's clash with South Sydney at Stadium Australia.
Daniel Saifiti has been named to back up from tomorrow night's opening State of Origin encounter, lining up alongside twin brother Jacob in the front row.
Sauaso Sue drops back to the bench, with Mat Croker the man to make way to the reserves.
Jake Clifford will start in the halves alongside Phoenix Crossland, with Kurt Mann shifting to the centres for the first time this year.
Enari Tuala will also start in a new position, lining up on the wing.
1. Tex Hoy - Allara Learning
2. Enari Tuala - A Plus Contracting
3. Kurt Mann - M&J Chickens
4. Bradman Best - East Coast Building and Pest
5. Brayden Musgrove - Accolade Wines
6. Jake Clifford - Fast Fuel Meals
7. Phoenix Crossland - Kelly Suzuki Cardiff
8. Jacob Saifiti - Mine Super
9. Jayden Brailey (c) - Musclepharm
10. Daniel Saifiti (c) - Greg Tapp Printing
11. Brodie Jones - Wellman Strata
12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon - Hunter Imaging
13. Mitch Barnett - Brydens Lawyers
14. Connor Watson - Taylors Outdoor Power Equipment
15. Sauaso Sue - NBN News
16. Josh King - Triple M 102.9
17. Jack Johns - Reflections Holiday Parks
18. Gehamat Shibasaki
19. Jirah Momoisea
20. Mat Croker
21. Dom Young