Debut for Kaid Mohamed.
New loan signing Kaid Mohamed comes into the side to make his Bristol Rovers debut.
Chris Beardsley comes in to replace Matt Harrold, who took a knock during last Saturday's game against York.
Newport include a number of former Pirates in their side, including David Pipe, Andy Sandell and Rene Howe.
Rovers: Steve Mildenhall, Michael Smith, Tom Parkes, Mark McChrystal, Lee Brown, Eliot Richards, Tom Lockyer, Ollie Clarke, John-Joe O’Toole, Chris Beardsley, Kaid Mohamed.
Substitutes: Danny Woodards, David Clarkson, Ollie Norburn, Ellis Harrison, Mitch Harding, Conor Gough, Alefe Santos
Newport County: Lenny Pidgeley, Ryan Jackson, Harry Worley, Tom Naylor, Andy Sandell, Robbie Willmott, David Pipe, Ryan Burge, Lee Minshull, Christian Jolley, Rene Howe.
Substitutes: Jamie Stephens, Andrew Hughes, Max Porter, Tony James, Mike Flynn.