Bulldogs halfback Matt Frawley had a fine NRL debut against the Broncos in Round 5.

The Newcastle Knights and Canterbury Bulldogs have finalised their 17-man squads for their Round 6 NRL Telstra Premiership clash.

Jamie Buhrer starts at hooker for the Knights with Danny Levi moving to the bench and Joe Wardle coming into the second row. Luke Yates comes onto the interchange with Sam Stone dropping out of the 17.

Half Matt Frawley will come off the bench for the Bulldogs with Raymond Faitala-Mariner and Reimis Smith dropping out of the squad.

‌Knights
1 Brendan Elliot
2 Ken Sio
3 Dane Gagai
4 Peter Mata'utia
5 Nathan Ross
6 Brock Lamb
7 Trent Hodkinson (c)
8 Jack Stockwell
12 Jamie Buhrer
10 Josh Starling
11 Sione Mata'utia 
16 Joe Wardle
13 Mitchell Barnett

Interchange:  
9 Danny Levi 
15 Anthony Tupou
17 Daniel Saifiti
19 Luke Yates

Coach: Nathan Brown

Bulldogs
1 Brad Abbey
2 Brett Morris
3 Josh Morris
4 Brenko Lee
5 Marcelo Montoya
6 Josh Reynolds
7 Moses Mbye
8 Aiden Tolman
9 Michael Lichaa
10 James Graham (c)
11 Josh Jackson
12 Greg Eastwood
13 David Klemmer

Interchange:  
14 Sam Kasiano
15 Danny Fualalo
16 Adam Elliot
20 Matt Frawley

Coach: Des Hasler