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Knights v Manly Round 13 NRL Team List

nib Newcastle Knights Head Coach, Adam O'Brien, has named his 22-man squad for our clash against Manly Sea Eagles at McDonald Jones Stadium this Sunday afternoon.

Front rower Daniel Saifiti will notch up his 150th appearance in the NRL, having played his entire career in the red and blue. Saifiti made his Knights debut in Round 1, 2016 after graduating from the Entrance Tigers on the Central Coast. 

Captain Kalyn Ponga has been named at fullback with Tyson Gamble at five-eighth. Lachlan Miller has been included on the interchange bench.

Jack Johns returns to the starting back-row replacing NSW Origin representative Tyson Frizell while Adam Elliott is named to start at lock forward.

Jersey Flegg Cup action kicks off from 11.30am followed by NSW Cup at 1.35pm. See our Match Day Itinerary here. 

See the team below:


1. Kalyn Ponga - Hunter City Motor Group

2. Dom Young - M&J Chickens

3. Dane Gagai - PalmerBet

4. Bradman Best - Sydney Direct Fresh Produce 

5. Greg Marzhew - PKF

6. Tyson Gamble - Taylor's Outdoor Power Equipment

7. Jackson Hastings - Triple M

8. Daniel Saifiti - Hunter Imaging 

9. Phoenix Crossland - East Coast Building and Pest

10. Leo Thompson - Mobile Mouthguards

11. Jack Johns - A Plus Contracting

12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon - The Wests Group 

13. Adam Elliott - NBN


14. Lachlan Miller - Greg Tapp Printing

15. Jacob Saifiti - Guardian Safety Solutions

16. Jack Hetherington - Bella Group Services

17. Mat Croker - Allara Learning

Extended Bench:

18. Dylan Lucas

19. Enari Tuala

20. Brodie Jones

21. Adam Clune

22. Kurt Mann