The Late Mail: Knights v Wests Tigers

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Newcastle Knights v Wests Tigers

Final lineups in for battle of the wooden spoon!

Newcastle welcome back Trent Hodkinson (five-eighth), with Brock Lamb left out along with Brendan Elliot. Joe Wardle comes onto the wing with Starling & Stone coming onto the bench.

Wests Tigers lost James Tedesco mid-week, with Kevin Naiqama to play at the back, MWZ coming onto the wing and Kyle Lovett also out which sees Joel Edwards listed in the second row. Twal joins the bench on his club debut.

Newcastle Knights

1. Nathan Ross 2. Ken Sio 3. Dane Gagai 4. Peter Mata'utia 15. Joe Wardle 20. Trent Hodkinson 7. Jaelen Feeney 8. Daniel Saifiti 9. Danny Levi 10. Josh King 11. Sione Mata'utia 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Jamie Buhrer 17. Jacob Saifiti 19. Sam Stone 21. Josh Starling

Wests Tigers

5. Kevin Naiqama 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Esan Marsters 4. Moses Suli 18. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 6. Tuimoala Lolohea 7. Luke Brooks 8. Aaron Woods 9. Jacob Liddle 10. Ava Seumanufagai 11. Sauaso Sue 20. Joel Edwards 13. Elijah Taylor 14. Matthew Eisenhuth 16. Michael Chee-Kam 17. Matt McIlwrick 21. Alex Twal

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