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Ford names squad for Newcastle tie

Knights Head Coach James Ford has named his 21-Man squad for Sunday’s Betfred Challenge Cup Round Four tie against Newcastle Thunder with his team looking to return to winning ways.

Wingers Will Oakes and Joe Brown are both rested which provides an opportunity for AJ Towse to shine in front of the Knights fans at the LNER Community Stadium in what would be his first competitive appearance of 2022.

Jacob Ogden is also included and has returned to training following a knee issue and could make his first appearance for the Knights since our pre-season friendly against Castleford Tigers.

Preliminary Squad in full

1. Matty Marsh, 3. James Glover, 4. Jacob Ogden, 7. Jamie Ellis, 8. Masi Matongo, 9. Will Jubb, 10. Jack Teanby, 11. Chris Clarkson, 13. Jordan Thompson, 14. Sam Davis, 15. Ronan Dixon, 16. Marcus Stock, 17. Danny Kirmond, 19. Liam Harris, 20. Kriss Brining, 21. Toby Warren, 22. Myles Harrison, 23. AJ Towse, 24. Ronan Michael, 25. Jack Logan, 26. Brad Ward.

Tickets are available for Sunday’s match and every paid-for ticket and hospitality package will receive a voucher for a free cinema ticket for nationwide chain Cineworld once they enter the stadium. Tickets are priced at £20 for adults, £15 for concessions and FREE for under-16s and can be purchased from Alternatively, you can purchase over the phone on 01904 942232 or email Tickets will be available to purchase on the day from the Ticket Office Booth at the back of the North Stand.


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