As a Knights fan, I do tend to write a lot of articles about my team.
It’s no secret how much I love my team. I went to both trials and saw a lot of positive things from the first graders. A few players have stood out.
Our reserves are a bit of an issue but they could prove me wrong. I saw one standout reserve in Tex Hoy, who really has been gunning it in the number six role. Kurt Mann has earned his right to take first dibs at the role.
Mitchell Pearce and Kalyn Ponga have proven how much damage they can produce when they take charge as they did in the first half.
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Jayden Brailey has shown the impact he can make from dummy half and he has to be one of the best dummy-half recruits we’ve ever had. Sorry Brails, but Danny Buderus will always take the cake there.
Herman Ese’ese (starting) and Connor Watson (bench) both shared the role extremely well. Ese’ese seems to be more of a prop-like lock and Watson is similar to the play-making lock role as Brad Fittler and Braith Anasta did a decent number of times in their careers.
Following a comeback draw against Penrith, Newcastle have got three massive games in succession to play. First they’re up against premiership favourites Canberra, their next stop is against Melbourne, before finishing up against Brisbane. Before I go on to that, I want to give a massive congratulations to the Knights for their amazing comeback against […]