Newcastle Knights coach Brian Smith has named a 20-man squad for this Monday's Round 18 clash with the Melbourne Storm at Olympic Park.
The team is largely unchanged from the one that beat Parramatta 34-10 in their last outing. Cooper Vuna retains his position on the wing, Daniel Abraham remains at 5/8, and Zeb Taia continues to impress since transferring mid-season, maintaining a starting position in the second row, forcing teenage giant Cory Paterson back to the bench.
Coach: Brian Smith
1. Kurt Gidley 2. James McManus 3. George Carmont 4. Adam MacDougall 5. Cooper Vuna 6. Daniel Abraham 7. Luke Walsh 8. Mitchell Sargent 9. Danny Buderus (C) 10. Adam Woolnough 11. Steve Simpson 12. Zeb Taia 13. Reegan Tanner