Maurice Blair moves to the bench, Dave Taylor to the centres and Brad Takairangi to five-eighth. Luke Douglas starts in the second row, while Mark Ioane joins the bench. Tom Kingston switches from jersey 16 to 19, with the Titans resting the 16 jersey for RiseForAlex Round

Newcastle Knights changes: Jake Mamo replaces James McManus on the wing, while Chris Houston drops off the final bench, with Adam Cuthbertson making the cut.

1 Kevin Gordon
2 Anthony Don
3 James Roberts
12 Dave Taylor
5 Kalifa Faifai Loa
4 Brad Takairangi
7 Daniel Mortimer
8 Luke Bailey
9 Beau Falloon
10 Nate Myles
11 Mark Minichiello
15 Luke Douglas
13 Paul Carter

Interchange
6 Maurice Blair
14 Matthew White
18 Mark Ioane
19 Tom Kingston