Knights name team to tackle Manly

The Newcastle Knights have named a strong team to tackle the Manly Sea Eagles on Friday night at Energy Australia Stadium. Missing from the team this week is veteran prop Craig Smith, who will be out for 4 weeks with a broken jaw. The Knights however do welcome back Kirk Reynoldson, Todd Lowrie and Kurt Gidley for the vital clash against the Eagles.

Knights team:

1. Milton Thaiday
2. Brian Carney
3. Matthew Gidley
4. George Carmont
5. Anthony Quinn
6. Jarrod Mullen
7. Andrew Johns (C)
8. Josh Perry
9. Danny Buderus
10. Adam Woolnough
11. Steve Simpson
12. Clint Newton
13. Kirk Reynoldson

14. Luke Davico
15. Reegan Tanner
16. Todd Lowrie
17. Kurt Gidley
18. Daniel Abraham

Coach: Michael Hagan