Gold Training under-20s coach Ben Woolf has stuck with the starting 13 that competed well for 60 minutes against Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium last Saturday before falling away at the back end of the game.
However, he will check the fitness of NSW Origin winger Brian Kelly who aggravated a knee injury in the match, and Greg Lelesiau who missed the match with a shoulder injury.
Last year’s regular back-rower Anthony Colman has been slotted into an extended bench after a couple of weeks back after missing a lot of football this season because of an ankle injury. Prop Harrison Hughes has been elevated onto the bench after some good form with Burleigh Bears for just his second appearance in the Holden Cup this season.
The Gold Training NYC team is: