Roosters vs Knights Team Line-Ups, Injuries & Tips

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Roosters vs Knights Team Line-Ups

Luke Keary is back for the Sydney Roosters when they launch their season against the Newcastle Knights at the SCG on Saturday.

Read on below for all the updated team information and line-ups for the Sydney Roosters vs Newcastle Knights in NRL Round 1.

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🗓 Date: Saturday March 12
Time: 3.00pm AEDT
🏟 Stadium: SCG


Sydney Roosters Team Line-Up

1. James Tedesco
2. Daniel Tupou
3. Billy Smith
4. Joseph Manu
5. Paul Momirovski
6. Sam Walker
7. Luke Keary
8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
9. Connor Watson
10. Lindsay Collins
11. Angus Crichton
12. Sitili Tupouniua
13. Victor Radley

Interchange

14. Drew Hutchison
15. Fletcher Baker
16. Nat Butcher
17. Siosiua Taukeiaho

Reserves

18. Kevin Naiqama
19. Daniel Sulka-fifita
20. Lachlan Lam
21. Naufahu Whyte
22. Adam Keighran

Sydney Roosters Injuries & News

Luke Keary is back from an ACL injury to partner Sam Walker in the halves, along with Lindsay Collins, who returns from his own knee surgery in the forwards.

Joey Manu lines up at centre after sustaining a fractured cheekbone in the finals last season, while Billy Smith plays just his sixth NRL game at centre. Connor Watson returns to the Roosters from the Knights after four years to start at hooker for the suspended Sam Verrills.


Newcastle Knights Team Line-Up

1. Kalyn Ponga
2. Dominic Young
3. Dane Gagai
4. Bradman Best
5. Enari Tuala
6. Jake Clifford
7. Adam Clune
8. David Klemmer
9. Chris Randall
10. Jacob Saifiti
11. Tyson Frizell
12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon
13. Kurt Mann

Interchange

14. Phoenix Crossland
15. Mitchell Barnett
16. Leo Thompson
17. Jirah Momoisea

Reserves

18. Tex Hoy
19. Pasami Saulo
20. Simi Sasagi
21. Brayden Musgrove
22. Mathew Croker
23. Dylan Lucas
24. Jaron Purcell

Newcastle Knights Injuries & News

Adam Clune is the man who gets the first crack at the halfback jersey left vacant by Mitch Pearce at the Knights, with Jake Clifford lining up at five-eighth.

Dane Gagai returns to the Knights from Souths at centre, while Daniel Saifiti is out with a small fracture to his left tibia, allowing Leo Thompson to make his debut from the bench.

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