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O'Brien confident on Mann, but Phoenix could rise into 17
Newcastle Knights coach Adam O'Brien says five-eighth Kurt Mann is likely to take his place in the side to face the Melbourne Storm, but is confident Phoenix Crossland will be ready to come in if Mann is unable to get through Friday's captain's run. O'Brien also left the door open for the return of back-rower Lachlan Fitzgibbon after missing the last two matches
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