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New Knights signing Anthony Tupou.

The Cronulla Sharks and Newcastle Knights have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 5 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at Southern Cross Group Stadium on Saturday.‌

The Knights have reshuffled their forward pack, with Jamie Buhrer starting a hooker, Jack Stockwell and Joe Wardle moving into the starting pack, Anthony Tupou making his club debut on the interchange, Daniel Saifiti and Danny Levi dropping back to the bench and Luke Yates and Jacob Levi out of the side. Jacob Gagan also replaces Nathan Ross (calf injury) on the wing.

The Sharks will run out as named on Tuesday, 1-17.

Cronulla Sharks

1 Valentine Holmes
2 Sosaia Feki
3 Jack Bird
4 Ricky Leutele
5 Gerard Beale
6 James Maloney
7 Chad Townsend
8 Andrew Fifita
9 Jayden Brailey
10 Matt Prior
11 Luke Lewis
12 Wade Graham
13 Paul Gallen (c)

14 Jayson Bukuya
15 Chris Heighington
16 Jeremy Latimore
17 James Segeyaro

Coach: Shane Flanagan

Newcastle Knights

1 Brendan Elliot
2 Ken Sio
3 Dane Gagai
4 Peter Mata'utia
20 Jacob Gagan
6 Brock Lamb
7 Trent Hodkinson (c)
15 Jack Stockwell
12 Jamie Buhrer
10 Josh Starling
11 Sione Mata'utia
19 Joe Wardle
13 Mitchell Barnett

8 Daniel Saifiti
9 Daniel Levi
16 Sam Stone
21 Anthony Tupou

Coach: Nathan Brown 

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