Sonny Bill Williams has been named to return after sitting out the team’s 40-0 thrashing of the hapless Cronulla Sharks on Saturday.
Michael Jennings has also been named despite coming off late in the game with what looked to be an ankle complaint.
Roosters team for Round 20: Anthony Minichiello (C), Daniel Tupou, Michael Jennings, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, James Maloney, Mitchell Pearce, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Jake Friend, Luke O’Donnell, Boyd Cordner, Sonny Bill Williams, Frank-Paul Nu’uasala. Interchange: (From) Daniel Mortimer, Mitch Aubusson, Aidan Guerra, Sam Moa, Isaac Liu.
Former Anasta nemesis David Fa’alogo has been named to start in the front row after Kade Snowden took the early guilty plea for raising his knee in their 32-14 win against the Panthers.
Meanwhile, this will be the first game for the artist formerly known as BJ, Joey Leilua, against the club that let him go prior to the start of the season.
Knights team for Round 20: Darius Boyd, James McManus, Dane Gagai, Joey Leilua, Akuila Uate, Jarrod Mullen (c), Tyrone Roberts, David Fa’alogo, Danny Buderus, Willie Mason, Robbie Rochow, Beau Scott, Jeremy Smith. Interchange: (From) Craig Gower, Chris Houston, Neville Costigan, Korbin Sims, Zane Tetevano.