Matthew Allwood scores for the Warriors during the Intrust Premiership match Warriors v Penrith at Mt Smart Stadium on Sunday 4 September 2016. Auckland, New Zealand. © Copyright Photo: Fiona Goodall / www.photosport.nz

Line-up changes have been made for the Vodafone Warriors’ first-round Intrust Super Premiership encounter with the Newcastle Knights at Mount Smart Stadium today (1.45pm kick-off).

Matt Allwood, originally named in the centres, will start at fullback with Semisi Fotu coming off the interchange to take his place in the midfield.

There’s also a change at loose forward with Daniel Palavi starting for the injured James Bell.

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS v NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS

Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland

1.45pm, Sunday, March 05

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS

3 MATTHEW ALLWOOD

2 JUNIOR PAUGA

18 SEMISI FOTU

4 BLAKE AYSHFORD

5 MANU VATUVEI

6 SAM COOK

7 MASON LINO

8 JAMES GAVET

9 TEVIN ARONA

10 TOAFOFOA SIPLEY

11 OFAHIKI OGDEN

12 KING VUNIYAYAWA

17 DANIEL PALAVI

Interchange:

14 REECE CHARLIE

15 CHRIS SATAE

16 PATRICK SIPLEY

21 PAULOS LATU

COACH | RICKY HENRY