The Knights welcome the Sea Eagles to Hunter Stadium on Anzac Day, and are yet to taste defeat so far in 2016 in front of their vocal home fans in Newcastle.
With 100 run metres and 21 tackles from the bench in his NRL debut, Sea Eagles prop Addin Fonua-Blake has earned the praise of his teammates.
Manly prop Brenton Lawrence has shaken off a hip strain that forced him out of last week's loss to Parramatta while hooker Matt Parcell is also likely to play.
The biggest news out of Round 7 was the season-ending injury to Warriors superstar fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, while the Broncos and Cowboys impressed again.
Manly five-eighth Dylan Walker says Api Koroisau won't lose his spot in first grade when Daly Cherry-Evans returns, and may even take the No.6 jersey.
Manly utility Lewis Brown hopes Matt Parcell will return in time for Round 8, with he and Blake Leary filling in at dummy-half in his absence against the Eels.
Manly winger Jorge Taufua has been ruled out for six NRL rounds while hooker Matt Parcell is due back in a fortnight.
Manly coach Trent Barrett saw enough from his team against Parramatta to be confident their best football isn't far away, with injured players set to return.
An unbelievably intense clash between two old rivals out at Brookvale Oval saw a match absolutely in the balance for 75 minutes, here's five key points.
Two tries to Michael Jennings and a late four-pointer to Semi Radradra gave Parramatta a 22-10 win over Manly at Brookvale Oval on Thursday night.