Holden Cup Head Coach Adam Hartigan has been forced into a late change to his side for this evening's clash with the Newcastle Knights, with Skipper Alex Thomas ruled out.

Thomas' place at hooker will be taken by Harry Vanderhart, who's spot on the bench has been taken by 18th man Piki Rogers.

The side remains unchanged otherwise.

Halfback Tyler Cornish will Captain the side in the absence of Thomas.


Roosters (1-13): Arthur Currie, Chevy Ellis, Brendan Elliot, Taane Milne, Jack Goodsell, Travis Edwards, Tyler Cornish (c), Braden Uele, Harry Vanderhart, Jokatama Dokonivalu, Alex Lyons, Jakiel Mariner, Jake Lewis

Bench (14-17): Mitch Mamary, Vincent Leuluai, Addison Demetriou, Piki Rogers


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