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Squad Update: Big changes confirmed for tomorrow

nib Newcastle Knights Head Coach, Adam O'Brien, has reduced his squad to 19 players ahead of tomorrow afternoon's clash with Brisbane.

Tyson Frizell and Dom Young come out of the side this week, leaving Tex Hoy and Simi Sasagi on the extended bench.

Jack Johns comes into the starting side for the first time this season, while Pasami Saulo will make his return from injury off the bench.

There are no further changes to the team named on Tuesday afternoon, with the team to be confirmed one hour prior to kick off tomorrow.

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1. Kalyn Ponga (c)

2. Enari Tuala

3. Kurt Mann

4. Bradman Best 

5. Starford To'a 

6. Jake Clifford

7. Mitchell Pearce 

8. David Klemmer

9. Chris Randall 

10. Sauaso Sue 

17. Jack Johns

12. Brodie Jones 

13. Connor Watson 


14. Phoenix Crossland 

15. Jirah Momoisea

16. Josh King

19. Pasami Saulo

Extended Bench:

20. Tex Hoy

21. Simi Sasagi

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