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Battered Knights calling in reinforcements to fill game-day squad – NRL.COM

Newcastle are set to give at least one rookie their NRL debut due to the spate of injuries which have them scrambling to field a team this Saturday against the…

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Newcastle coach Adam O’Brien is set to call upon 19-year-old playmaker Simi Sasagi for their clash with the Titans on Saturday in a bid to deal with the club’s worst injury toll in more than a decade.
The New Zealand-born utility, who joined the Knights’ junior system in 2018 and was part of their NRL Nines campaign last year, is expected to be included on the bench.
Newcastle are set to seek an exemption from the NRL when they name their 21-man squad on Tuesday afternoon with 11 players from their…

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