Parramatta Eels Holden Cup Head Coach Steven Hales has confirmed his side to take on the Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium this afternoon.

Hales has named a reshuffled back line with Reimis Smith dropping out of the 17 man squad and Jack Morris called into the side.

Alec Bush and Kurt De-Luis drop off the extended bench and have been replaced by Jack Anderson.

Kickoff is at 1:45pm.

Parramatta Eels Holden Cup side

1. Bevan French

2. Abbas Miski

19. Jack Morris

4. Nathan Davis

3. Atini Gafa

6. Jason Vidal

7. Zach Dockar-Clay

8. Brandon Raeli

9. Dylan Izzard

10. Alex Twal (c)

11. Tyrell Fuimaono

12. Jordan Muna

13. Tom Amone

Interchange

15. Paula Kaufusi

16. Aaron Pene

17. Tepai Tepu-Smith

20. Jack Anderson