nib Newcastle Knights NRL Head Coach Adam O’Brien has named his 22-man squad for their huge Elimination Final showdown against the Canberra Raiders at McDonald Jones Stadium this Sunday.
Numerous players have been named to return to the team, including Kalyn Ponga, Dane Gagai, Jackson Hastings, Phoenix Crossland, Tyson Frizell, Lachlan Fitzgibbon and Kurt Mann.
Dom Young will play his 50th NRL and Knights game, off the back of breaking the Club’s try scoring record with a double against the Dragons last week.
McDonald Jones Stadium will play host to a Knights semi-final for the first time since 2006, with tickets selling out in record time.
Tonight, the focus shifts to the annual nib Newcastle Knights NRL Awards Evening to celebrate the 2023 season and announce the prestigious Danny Buderus Award Winner for this year.
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See the squad below:
1. Kalyn Ponga (C) – Hunter City Motor Group
2. Dominic 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. Jacob Saifiti – Hunter Imaging
9. Phoenix Crossland – East Coast Building and Pest
10. Leo Thompson – Mobile Mouthguards
11. Tyson Frizell (C) – A Plus Contracting & Poly Welding
12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon – The Wests Group
13. Adam Elliott – NBN News
14. Kurt Mann – Greg Tapp Printing
15. Daniel Saifiti – Guardian Safety Solutions
16. Jack Hetherington – Bella Group Services
17. Mat Croker – Allara Learning
18. Adam Clune
19. Lachlan Miller
20. Dylan Lucas
21. Enari Tuala
22. Brodie Jones