Newcastle Knights Prediction

Newcastle Knights
Captain: Kurt Gidley
Coach: Rick Stone
Round 1: v Warriors, Saturday 8 March, Hunter Stadium

Attack: 91
Defence: 89
Prediction: 12th

Strongest 17
1 Kurt Gidley
2 James McManus
3 Dane Gagai
4 Joey Leilua
5 Akuila Uate
6 Jarrod Mullen
7 Tyrone Roberts

8 Kade Snowden
9 Adam Clydsdale
10 Korbin Sims
11 Beau Scott
12 Tariq Sims
13 Jeremy Smith

14 Robbie Rochow
15 Chris Houston
16 Jack Stockwell
17 David Fa’alogo

Source: The Best One Classics

 

Highlight: The battle for positions in the backline with a certain Australian Kangaroo that can’t even make the team.
Lowlight: Hooking role might be a problem for Newcastle who have had their fair share of replacements for Mr. Buderus.

Call me crazy but there is a clugginess to the Knights. I don’t even know if that’s a word but that’s what pops into my head when I picture Newcastle. Maybe it’s the jerseys, but I just feel like they’re missing a trick not playing some of their boom rookies. They could come out and thrash the Warriors on Saturday, but I think Rick Stone will have some tough decisions to make as the season goes on.
@CurtisWoodward1

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