Gordon to play fullback

NSW Country Origin winger Kevin Gordon will wear the number one jersey against Newcastle Knights in the Rise for Alex round this Sunday, with David Mead and William Zillman both sidelined with hamstring injuries.

That allows Anthony Don to return to the side on the wing, with Kalifa Faifai Loa retained on the other flank. iSelect Titans coach John Cartwright has chosen a five-man bench with the side to be finalised later in the week.

The team v Newcastle, round 19:

1 – Kevin Gordon

2 – Anthony Don

3 – James Roberts

4 – Brad Takairangi

5 – Kalifa Faifai Loa

6 – Maurice Blair

7 – Daniel Mortimer

8 – Luke Bailey

9 – Beau Falloon

10 – Nate Myles

11 – Mark Minichiello

12 – Dave Taylor

13 – Paul Carter

 

INTERCHANGE

14 – Matthew White

15 – Luke Douglas

16 – Tom Kingston

17 – Albert Kelly

18 – Mark Ioane

 

The Holden Cup side to play the Rabbitohs is:

1 – Jahrome Hughes (capt)

2 – Brian Kelly

3 - Jaiden Hawkes

4 – Connor Broadhurst

5 – Zac Spring

6 – Christian Hazard

7 – Kane Elgey (capt)

8 – Francis Fifita

9 - Deacon Fletcher

10 – Mitch Sharp

11 – Harrison Hughes

12 – Anthony Colman

13 – Jackson Clarke

 

INTERCHANGE

14 – James Iodice

15 – Caleb Morehu

16 – Shaun Hudson

17 – Karl Lawton