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Newcastle Knights

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NRL 2022 Radar: Knights need higher quantity of Ponga quality to avoid mid-table mediocrity

Newcastle are possibly the hardest team to predict in 2022 with their halves quandary, Kalyn Ponga’s fluctuations and their inconsistency over the past two seasons adding up to a side whose results could vary wildly.

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Andrew Johns is coming home

On what will be the 15th year after retiring from the game, Andrew Johns will return as a coaching member of the team he played 249 games for – 250 if we include the 2002 World Club Challenge – and featured in both of the Knights’ historic grand final wins.

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