Coach Garth Brennan has been forced to make quite a few changes to his side for today's clash against Newcastle at Hunter Stadium.

Here is the final team:

6. Will Smith

19. Dave Simmons

3. Robert Jennings

1. Waqa Blake

17. George Jennings

4. Nu'u Akeripa

7. Sam Scarlett

8. Sam Anderson

21. Sione Katoa

10. Leilani Latu

11. Tupou Sopoaga

16. Chris Smith

13. Andy Saunders

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14. Rodney Coates

15. Brendan Attwood

22. Pat Hollis

23. Matt Eisenhuth