Newcastle props David Klemmer (ribs) and Daniel Saifiti (knee) will take their places for Sunday's sudden-death clash against the Eels.
Casualty Ward By Club
At the Eels, back-rower Ryan Matterson has completed his suspension for a high tackle on Manly's Brad Parker in round 22 but has been left out of the side to face the Knights.
Late Mail - Finals week 1
Eels v Knights, Sunday 4.05pm at Browne Park, Rockhampton
Eels: Parramatta will start 1-17 with Tom Opacic the 18th man.
Ryan Matterson has been ruled out after being omitted from the top 17 on Tuesday.
Matterson hasn't played since round 22 due to a high tackle suspension and Arthur said his lack of game-time was part of the reason he didn't bring the second-rower into his 17.
The Eels coach believes the players named ahead of Matterson are the best options to get the job done against Newcastle.
Reagan Campbell-Gillard will return from a groin injury while Clint Gutherson (knee) is good to go.
Joey Lussick is out with a calf strain with Ray Stone named to start at hooker after playing lock last week.
Will Smith (lip laceration) has pulled up OK and is expected to share dummy-half duties.
Matterson and Jake Arthur were omitted from the extended bench 24 hours before kick-off.
The Eels have won their past three games against the Knights.
Knights: In a minor change announced an hour before kick-off, Sauaso Sue will start at lock with Connor Watson moving back to the interchange. Simi Sasagi will be the 18th man.
Star front-rowers David Klemmer (ribs) and Daniel Saifiti (knee) are ready to after getting through Saturday's captain's run.
Coach Adam O'Brien confirmed Klemmer will need a pain-killing injection due to his cartilage issue.
Klemmer was on light duties in the lead-up to the clash with Tyson Frizell indicating on Tuesday he would train under no contact restrictions before being padded up for the game.
Daniel Saifiti's likely return will come after almost a month on the sidelines with an MCL injury.
Sauaso Sue (hamstring) will be monitored in a bid to take his place in the line-up for his first career finals appearance.
Phoenix Crossland and Jack Johns dropped off the reserves list on Saturday.
Only seven Knights players have experienced a victory in a finals match.
Don't Blink or you'll miss a moment of the NRL finals - tickets are on sale now at NRL Tickets