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Newcastle Jersey Flegg side ? Round 12
Newcastle take on competition leaders St George ? Illawarra for the second week in a row. In round 11 Newcastle were without five of their best players due to injury in higher grades, but all five return for this week. Into the side come captain and playmaker Scott Dureau, hooker Nathan Berry, powerful prop Tim Natusch, classy centre James McManus and tackling machine Brendon Hlad. Try scoring second rower Luke Grant drops out with injury. The Dragons ran away with an easy victory last week, but will face a much harder test this time around. The team; 1. Sam Wooden 2. Aaron Hartmann 3. James McManus 4. Brendan Hunt 5. Stephen Gordon 6. Scott Dureau (c) 7. Luke Walsh 8. Tim Natusch 9. Nathan Berry 10. Larry Taufua 11. Matthew Jarrett 12. Brendan Hlad 13. Mitchell Steel INTERCHANGE 14. Hayden Jeans 15. Daniel Bates 16. Hanan Laban 17. Joel Barton 18. Alex McCosker 19. Matthew Keating