Know your Knights !!

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  1. Jekk

    Jekk Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    I thought we might all like to know & appreciate our history a little more.

    This list is always Under Construction. I do my absolute best to keep it updated but if anyone has any more information please let me know.

    Current games played last updated Pre 2016 season.


    Current players

    Cory Denniss
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    - Born in 1997 in Belmont, NSW
    - Lakes United Junior
    - Scored twice on debut - Round 3, 2016

    Will Pearsall
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    - Debuted Round 6, 2016

    Josh King
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    - Born 1995 in Maitland, NSW
    - Prop
    - Debuted Round 7, 2016
    - Continues to work in the coal mines while playing
    - Rumoured to only train once a week

    Daniel Saifiti
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    -Born 1996
    -Twin brother of fellow Knight Jacob Saifiti
    -Entrance Tigers Junior
    -Debuted Round 1,2016 with his brother, the first set of twins to debut together in NRL history
    -Represented Fiji in 2015

    Jacob Saifiti
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    -Born 1996
    -Twin brother of fellow Knight Daniel Saifiti
    -Entrance Tigers Junior
    -Debuted Round 1,2016 with his brother, the first set of twins to debut together in NRL history
    -Represented Fiji in 2015

    Jaelen Feeney
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    -Debuted Round 1,2016

    Pat Mata'utia
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    -Debuted Round 1,2016

    David Bhana
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    -Born 1993 in Auckland, NZ
    -Debuted Round 1,2016

    Mickey Paea
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    Kade Snowden
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    - Born 1986 in Belmont, NSW
    - Plays Prop
    - Started his career with the Knights then left in 2008 to play with Cronulla
    - Returned to the Knights in 2012
    - Has played 77 games for the Knights so far
    - Represented NSW twice 2010-2011
    - Represented Country once in 2010
    - Represented Australia once in 2011
    - Represented the NRL All Stars once in 2012
    - Represented Italy twice in 2013
    - Copped a 7 week ban for accidentally breaking the jaw of Ray Thompson in 2013

    James McManus

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    - Born 1986 in Scotland
    - "Jimmy" "Jimmy Mac" "The Flying Scotsman"
    - Wing
    - Played 166 games for the Knights 2007-2015
    - Has equal most tries in a match for the club at 4 in Round 16, 2013
    - Has represented NSW 3 times 2009-2014
    - Has represented Country 3 times 2009-2013
    - Equal Top Tryscorer in the NRL in 2013
    - Suffered a serious head knock/concussion in 2015
    - Announced his retirement in August 2016 after not playing at all that year.

    Akuila Uate

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    - Born 1987 in Votua, Fiji
    - "Aku" "Akuila the Thriller" "Fijian Flyer"
    - Winger
    - Has played 161 games for the Knights
    - Has represented Fiji 11 times 2006-2013
    - Has represented Country twice 2011-2013
    - Has represented NSW 5 times 2011-2012
    - Has represented the NRL All Stars twice 2011-2013
    - Has represented Australia 5 times 2011-2012
    - Has equal most tries in a match for the club at 4 in Round 26, 2011
    - Has equal most tries in a season with 21 in 2010
    - Has scored 109 tries in just 151 games for the Knights
    - Is the club's all time leading try scorer
    - Dally M Winger of the Year 2010, 2011 and 2012
    - RLIF Winger of the year 2011
    - Dropped to reserve grade mid 2015.

    Jack Stockwell

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    - Born 1992 in Campbelltown, NSW
    - Plays Prop & Lock
    - Has played 18 games with the Knights so far
    - Injured his Bicep in round 13, 2015 and didn't play again that year.
    - Dating Ex-Knights cheerleader Tayla Doran

    Korbin Sims

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    - Born 1992 in Gerringong, NSW
    - Has played 74 games for the Knights so far
    - Represented Fiji for 3 games in 2013
    - Brother of Ashton & Tariq Sims
    - 2012 Toyota Cup Prop of the year
    - Became a father for the first time in 2015 with baby Taavi

    Tariq Sims

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    - Born 1990 in Gerringong, NSW
    - Has played 27 games for the Knights
    - Brother of Ashton & Korbin Sims
    - Has a daughter with fiance Ashleigh and is expecting his second daughter early 2016.
    - Has started his first 2 years at the club under suspension
    - Follow him on twitter
    - Signed with St George for the 2017 season early in 2016 but ended up getting an early release and made a mid year switch.

    Jeremy Smith
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    - Born 1980 in Christchurch, New Zealand
    - Represented New Zealand 22 times 2007-2012
    - Premiership winner with the Dragons in 2010
    - Has played 72 games for the Knights so far
    - Has also played for Cronulla, St George Illawarra and Melbourne totalling over 200 first grade games
    - Now one of the oldest current players in the NRL
    - Has announced his retirement at the end of the 2016 season


    Danny Levi

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    - Born 1995 in Wellington, NZ
    - Plays Hooker
    - Has played 24 games for the Knights so far
    - NZ under 18's player, Junior Kiwis rep in 2014 and 2015
    - Holden Cup Team of the Year in 2014 and 2015
    - Was a part of the 2015 NSW Cup Grand Final winning team.
    - Played most of the 2016 season while needing surgery due to lack of replacement players.

    Nathan Ross

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    - "Rossy", "White Lightning"
    - Born 1988 in Queensland
    - Burleigh Junior
    - Plays Wing / Fullback
    - Debuted in Round 21, 2015 under temporary coach Danny Buderus at the age of 26
    - Has played 23 games for the Knights so far
    - Has a son, Ziah.
    - His father and uncle are both ex first grade players for Gold Coast & Souths.
    - His brother Sam is also a league player (yet to make his first grade debut)
    - In 2016 has resigned for another season
    - Follow Nathan on Twitter

    Jarrod Mullen

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    - "Mullo"
    - Born 1987 in Singleton, NSW
    - Plays Five Eighth / Halfback
    - Took over halfback of the Knights from Andrew Johns
    - Son of former Bulldogs player Steve Mullen
    - Has already played 209 games for the Knights so far
    - Captained the Knights for 20 games (so far) 2007-2014
    - Has represented Country 3 times 2009-2012
    - Has represented NSW once in 2007
    - Australian Schoolboys Player 2004-2005

    Dane Gagai

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    - Born 1991 in Mackay, QLD
    - Centre/Fullback/Wing
    - Junior Club: Brisbane Wests
    - Debuted for the Brisbane Broncos in 2011
    - Was told to find another club by the Broncos in May 2012 after multiple minor disciplinary breaches
    - Signed with the Knights May 2012
    - Has played 102 games for the Knights so far
    - Was named in the 2010 NYC team of the year at Fullback
    - Was named in the 2011 NYC team of the year at Winger
    - Current member of the Qld Maroons (2015-)
    - Son of former Broncos player Ray Gagai
    - Members of his extended family include Travis Waddell, Wendell Sailor & Josh Hoffman
    - Had his first child Dante in 2016 with partner Kelly.
    - Follow Dane on Twitter

    Robbie Rochow

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    - Born 1990 in Maitland, NSW
    - Plays Second Row / Prop
    - Has played 72 games for the Knights so far
    - Previously played for the Melbourne Storm
    - Represented Country in 2014
    - Missed most of the 2015 season after suffering back spasms, returning for a few weeks before breaking his arm.
    - Missed most of 2016 season with injury
    - Looks to be leaving the Knights at the end of the 2016 season for a team that will challenge him and give him more success

    Sione Mata'utia

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    - Born 1996
    - Wing / Centre / Fullback / Lock
    - Debuted in Round 20, 2014 with his brother Chanel
    - Brother of Chanel, Peter & Pat
    - Has played 43 games for the Knights so far and has scored 14 tries
    - NSW Under 18's Origin Player 2013-2014
    - NSW Under 20's Origin Player 2014
    - Australian Schoolboys Captain 2013
    - Named in the 2014 Holden Cup Team of the Year
    - Named 2014 RLPA Holden Cup Player of the Year
    - 2013 Brian Carlson-Andrew Johns Medal Winner for Knights best under 17 player
    - 2014 Junior Kangaroos representative
    - In 2015 after signing a letter of intent for the Bulldogs, he, along with his brothers resigned with the Knights for the next 3 years.
    - Made the change from playing centre to the forwards mid 2016.

    Jake Mamo

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    - Born 6 June 1994 in Gosford, NSW
    - Wing / Fullback / Centre
    - Ourimbah Junior
    - Debuted Round 7, 2014 against the Broncos
    - Has played 6 games for the Knights so far
    - 2012 Andrew Johns-Brian Carlson Medallist - Knights best under-17 player
    - 2013 NYC Players Player
    - Named in the 2014 Holden Cup Team of the Year
    - 2014 NSW Under 20s player winning the Darren Lockyer medal for Man of the Match
    - 2014 Junior Kangaroos representative
    - Was a part of the winning NSW Cup side in 2015. The following week was knocked out with a King hit in the State championship and does not remember the game.

    Brock Lamb
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    - Born 1997 in Maitland, NSW
    - Five Eighth
    - West Maitland Reddogs Junior
    - Debuted Round 9, 2016
    - Has played 3 games so far for the Knights

    Jack Cogger
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    - Born in 1997 in Sydney, NSW
    - Toukley Hawks Junior
    - Halfback
    - Son of former Western Suburbs Magpies player Trevor Cogger
    - Debuted Round 10, 2016
    - Has played 6 games so far for the Knights


    Sam Mataora

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    - Born 1990
    - Has played 9 games for the Knights so far
    - Played 33 games for Canberra
    - Represented the Cook Islands 6 times
    - Was a part of the 2015 NSW Cup Grand Final winning team

    Chanel Mata'utia

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    - Born 17 August 1992 in Liverpool
    - Wing / Centre / Fullback
    - Debuted in Round 20, 2014 alongside his brother Sione
    - Brother of Sione, Peter & Pat Mata'utia
    - Has played 8 games for the Knights so far and has scored 5 tries
    - South Newcastle Junior
    - In 2015 after signing a letter of intent for the Bulldogs, he along with his brothers resigned with the Knights for the next 3 years.


    Tyler Randell

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    - Born 1992
    - Utility
    - Played 21 games so far for the Knights
    - Debuted in Round 25, 2014
    - Aberdeen Tigers Junior
    - Resigned for 2 years in 2015.




    Former Players #onceaknight

    Greg Smith

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    - Definitely our most bizarre player story
    - Born 1973 in USA

    In a nutshell somehow he pretended to be an NFL player and got a game with us where he absolutely ruined it.

    It's quite the story find some more details here

    Richard Clarke

    - Played one game for the Knights in 1989
    - Represented France for one game in 1993

    Sione Tovo


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    - Born 1988
    - Played one game for the Knights in 2009
    - Represented Tonga for one game in 2009

    Steve Gordon

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    - Born 1986
    - Played 2 games with the Knights in 2007
    - Currently playing for the Newcastle Rebels in the real NRL (2014)

    Kurt Hancock

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    - Born 1980
    - Played one game for the Knights in 2005
    - Former country player of the year
    - Played in France
    - Coached our Harold Matthews team in 2011
    - Coached our SG Ball team in 2013
    - Currently coaching St Pats Bathurst in Group 10 RL Competition(2014)

    Gavin Quinn

    - Born 1981
    - Played one game total in the NRL - for the Knights in 2003
    - No relation to fellow Knights players Anthony or Daniel Quinn
    - Had a long career in the real NRL for several different clubs


    Ben MacDougall

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    - Born 1977
    - Younger brother of Adam MacDougall & older brother of Luke MacDougall
    - Played two games for the Knights in 2000
    - Also played for Western Suburbs, Northern Eagles, Manly & Melbourne
    - Also plays Rugby Union and has represented Scotland

    Matt Minto

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    - Born 1990 in Rockhampton, QLD
    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 2014
    - Fullback / Five Eighth / Halfback
    - Previously played for the Mackay Cutters in the QLD Cup
    - Previously signed to the Canterbury Bulldogs
    - The Nephew of former Broncos winger Scott Minto
    - Released by the Knights after the 2014 season
    - Last known whereabouts playing for the Central Queensland Capras (2015)

    Paterika Vaivai

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    - Born 1992 in Salamumu, Samoa
    - Prop
    - Played 6 games for the Knights
    - Under 20's coaching award winner in 2012
    - NZ Residents Under 16's Player
    - NZ Residents Under 18's Player
    - Was released in 2015 with no real explanation from the club but potentially relating to an off field indiscretion.

    Daniel Quinn

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    - Born in 1978 in Maitland, NSW
    - Front Row/Second Row
    - Has played 4 games in the NRL total
    - 1 with the Knights in 2002
    - 3 with the Northern Eagles in 2000
    - Last known whereabouts Captain/Coach Western Suburbs in the real NRL 2010

    Shane O'Grady

    - Born 1970
    - Played 1 game for the Knights in 1999
    - Also played for Balmain & Penrith

    Graeme Foster

    - Played 1 game for the Knights in 1988
    - Also played one game for Manly

    Peter Malcolm

    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 1988

    Charlie McAlister

    - Born 1963
    - Played 1 game for the Knights in 1988
    - Also played Rugby Union in the UK
    - Father of All Black Luke McAlister and NZ netball player Kayla McAlister

    Kyle O'Donnell

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    - Born 1990 in Nowra, NSW
    - Finished with the Knights in 2012
    - Younger brother of Luke O'Donnell
    - Debuted against South Sydney in Round 18 2012 but doesn't remember a thing as he was knocked clean out only 7 minutes in

    Todd Anderson

    - Played one game in the NRL total - for the Knights in 1990

    Adrian Bubb

    - Played one game in the NRL total - for the Knights in 1988

    Peter Graham

    - Played one game in the NRL total - for the Knights in 1991

    Logan Campbell

    - Born 1971 in New Zealand
    - Played one game in the NRL total - for the Knights in 1993
    - Debuted alongside Andrew Johns
    - Played Super League on and off for 33 games from 1993 - 2001
    - Played 2 games for Scotland in 1998

    Darren Meredith

    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 1988
    - Played 7 games for Canberra in 1986
    - Played 1 game for Canterbury in 1985

    Tea Ropati

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    - Born in 1964 in New Zealand
    - Has 5 children
    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 1988
    - Played Super League from 1989 - 1991
    - Played for the Warriors from 1995 - 1998
    - Represented New Zealand 9 times 1986-1997
    - Represented Western Samoa twice
    - Current coach of Mangere East Hawks in the Auckland Rugby League Competition

    Scott Seamer

    - Played two games in the NRL total - for the Knights in 1988

    Josh Mantellato

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    - "Mantree"
    - Born 21 April, 1987 in Gosford, NSW
    - Is 6 foot 5
    - Debuted Round 12, 2013 against the Rabbitohs
    - Scored a try on Debut and kicked 3 goals
    - Played 2 NRL games - both for the Knights in 2013-2014
    - Very high percentage Goal Kicker for our NSW Cup team
    - NSW Cup high point scorer of 2012, 2013 and 2014
    - Top point scorer in the real NRL 3 years running
    - Represented Italy 7 times
    - Signed a 3 year deal with Hull KR from 2015

    John Crooks

    - Played two games in the NRL total - for the Knights in 1988

    Arnold Krewanty
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    - Born in Papua New Guinea
    - Played two games in the NRL total - for the Knights in 1989
    - Represented Papua New Guinea 10 times from 1987-1991
    - One of the first PNG Players to play NRL
    - Current Chairman of Selectors for PNG (2014)

    Dean Carney

    - Born 1961
    - Played 40 NRL Games - 2 for the Knights in 1989
    - Also played for the Steelers and the Sharks

    Graham Settree

    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 1990
    - Also played for Parramatta and Penrith

    Craig Kimmorley

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    - Born 1974
    - Older brother of fellow Knights player Brett Kimmorley
    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 1995
    - Also played for the Hunter Mariners, Adelaide Rams and Sydney City Roosters

    Andrew Hodge

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    - Born 1973
    - Played primarily on the Wing
    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 1996
    - Also played for Gold Coast Chargers in 1995

    Jason Allen

    - Born 1975 in QLD
    - Played Fullback
    - Played two games total in the NRL - for the Knights in 1998

    Aaron Grainger

    - Born 1978
    - Played two games total in the NRL - for the Knights in 1998

    Grant Stuart

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    - Born 1975 in Canberra
    - Played Centre
    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 1998-1999
    - Also played for Balmain

    Siuatonga Likiliki

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    - "Tonga"
    - Born 1990 in New Zealand
    - Father of Twin boys Kruz & Paxton and 1 Daughter
    - Finished with the Knights in 2013
    - Played one game for the Knights in 2011
    - Played one game for the Warriors in 2009
    - Signed with the Titans in 2014 but did not play first grade with them
    - Played for Tonga in 2009 & 2013
    - Last known whereabouts playing for Burleigh Bears (2015)

    Luke MacDougall

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    - "Mad Pup"
    - Brother of Adam & Ben MacDougall
    - Born 1982 in Sydney
    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 2007
    - Also played for Cronulla, South Sydney, St George/Illawarra, Melbourne & Canterbury for 72 games total

    Michael Reid

    - Played 3 games for the Knights in 1988 & 1999
    - Also played for Canterbury in 1987

    Greg Hayward

    - Played 3 games for the Knights in 1988

    Shane Christensen

    - Born 1970
    - Played Hooker
    - Played 3 games for the Knights in 1990
    - Also played 10 games for the Cowboys

    Shane Vincent

    - Born 1973
    - Played 3 games for Newcastle in 1994
    - Also played for Penrith Panthers, South Sydney Rabbitohs & North Queensland Cowboys

    Tim Natusch

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    - Born 1986 in Papua New Guinea
    - Played 3 games for Newcastle in 2009
    - Currently playing for Wynnum Manly Seagulls in the Intrust Super Cup (2015)

    Mick Jenkins

    - Born 1972 in Gold Coast, Qld
    - Played 3 games in the NRL - all for Newcastle in 1998.
    - Represented Wales in 5 games

    Jason Temu

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    - Born 1972 in Auckland, NZ
    - Prop/Front Row
    - Played just 3 games for Newcastle between 1999 & 2000, being plagued with injury
    - Also played 4 games for the Warriors in 2001
    - Spent 3 years playing in the UK prior to his time in the NRL
    - Represented Cook Island 3 times between 1995 & 2000

    Trent Estatheo

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    - Born 1981 in Maitland
    - Played 3 games total in the NRL - for Newcastle in 2002
    - Appeared on ACA in 2008 stating his father had injected him with horse steroids eventually causing his body to break down

    Dane Tilse

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    - Born 1985 in Scone, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Played 3 games for the Knights in 2004
    - Was sacked by the Knights for a sexual assault allegation and banned from playing NRL for 12 months
    - Played for Canberra Raiders 2006 - 2014
    - Was the tallest player in the NRL at 6ft 7 (201 cm)
    - Currently playing for Hull KR (2015)

    Chris Adams

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    - Born 1986 in QLD
    - Plays Hooker
    - Played 3 games for the Knights in 2012

    Marvin Filipo

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    - Born 1987 in New Zealand
    - Plays Second Row
    - Played 4 games for the Knights in 2011
    - Was named in the NSW Cup team of the year in 2012
    - Was released from the Knights mid 2013 and returned in 2014

    Darren Forward
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    - Born 1967 in Newcastle
    - Played 4 games in the NRL, All for Newcastle from 1988-1989
    - Currently an Electrical Contractor with Forward Electrics and part of the All Sport Show team (2015)

    Rod Shoesmith

    - Played 4 games in the NRL, All for Newcastle in 1991

    Shane Mackley

    -Played 4 games in the NRL, All for Newcastle in 1992

    Neil Sweeney

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    - Born 1977 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Played 4 games for the Knights in 2002
    - Played 49 games for the NQ Cowboys from 2003-2007

    Todd Bates

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    - Born 1983
    - Played Lock
    - Played 4 games in the NRL, All for Newcastle in 2003



    Kevin Henderson

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    - Born 1981 in England
    - Played Second Row/Centre
    - Played 4 games total in the NRL - for Newcastle in 2004
    - Also played Super league in the UK from 2005-2011
    - Represented Scotland for 4 games in 2008
    - Brother of Andrew & Ian Henderson

    Rod Whittaker

    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Played 5 games in the NRL total - all for the Knights in 1988

    Adrian Shelford

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    - Born 1964 Christchurch, NZ
    - Died 2003 Wigan, England from a Heart Attack, aged 39
    - Played Prop
    - Played 5 games for the Knights in 1988
    - Played 11 games for Manly Sea Eagles
    - Also played Super League in the UK in 1987 then from 1990-1992
    - Retired due to a knee injury at age 27
    - Became a high school teacher following retirement
    - Cousin of All Black Wayne Shelford
    - Represented New Zealand in 8 games from 1986-1989

    Jason Hoogerwerf

    - Born 1966
    - Played 5 games for the Knights in 1991
    - Also played for St George Dragons
    - Rumoured to have been suspended during his time with St George and instead of sitting out actually changed his name and played the grade below.

    Justin Holbrook

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    - Born 1976
    - Played 5 games for Newcastle between 1999 & 2000
    - Also played for Penrith Panthers & Sydney City Roosters
    - Coached St George Illawarra Dragons NYC team 2011-2013
    - Currently coaching Parramatta Under 20s team (2014)

    Jason Edwards

    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Played 5 games for Newcastle in 1991/1992
    - Represented Country once in 1990

    James Wynne

    - Born 1976 in Gunnedah, NSW
    - Played Halfback
    - Has a son Xavier
    - Played 5 games for Newcastle in 2001 and 2002
    - Represented France in 2007 & 2008

    Jamie Fitzgerald

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    - Born 1979 in Mudgee, NSW
    - Played 5 games for the Knights in 2004
    - Also played for North Sydney Bears, St George Illawarra Dragons & South Sydney Rabbitohs
    - Switched to Rugby Union and played successfully for Mudgee

    Brett Kimmorley

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    - "Noddy"
    - Born 1976 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Halfback
    - Brother of fellow Knights player Craig Kimmorley
    - Has 4 daughters
    - Married to Sharni
    - Played 6 games for the Knights in 1995/1996
    - Also played for Hunter Mariners, Melbourne Storm, Northern Eagles, Cronulla Sharks & Canterbury Bulldogs
    - Played 307 First grade games in total
    - Scored 76 career tries
    - Infamously ruptured a testicle in a match in 2003
    - Represented Australia in 22 games from 1997 - 2005
    - Represented NSW in 10 games between 2000 & 2010
    - Represented Country for 5 games
    - Clive Churchill Medalist 1999
    - Dally M Halfback of the Year 2000
    - Was an assistant coach at Canterbury 2011 & 2012
    - Currently assistant coach at Canberra (2014) and Fox Sports commentator

    Michael Dobson

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    - Born 1986 in Junee, NSW
    - Plays Five Eighth / Halfback
    - Played 6 games for the Knights in 2014
    - Junee junior
    - Played 153 games for Hull KR in the ESL
    - Played 20 games for the Canberra Raiders
    - Signed a 4 year deal with Salford starting in 2015

    Brock Mueller

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    - Born 1978 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Lock/Second Row
    - Brother of fellow Knights player Blake Mueller
    - Played 6 games total in the NRL - for the Knights in 1998 & 1999

    Chris Mandalidis

    - Born 1975
    - Played 6 games in the NRL, All for the Knights in 1999

    Brian Smith - Coach

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    - Born 1954
    - Played 31 games in first grade
    - Coached over 500 games from 1984 - 2012
    - Coached at the Knights from 2007 until Mid 2009 when he received an early release after signing with the Roosters for 2010
    - Has been to 4 Grand Finals as a coach and never won a Premiership
    - On 3 of those occasions he lost to ex Knights coach Wayne Bennett

    Josh Smith

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    - Born 1979
    - Played Centre/Wing
    - Played 6 games for the Knights in 2003
    - Also played 3 games for the Northern Eagles

    Brendan Worth

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    - "Truck"
    - Born 1984 in Darwin, NT
    - Played Prop
    - Played 6 games for the Knights in 2005
    - Played 15 games for the Penrith Panthers
    - Also played and coached in France
    - Currently playing for the Cessnock Goannas(2013)

    Dane Campbell

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    - Born 1984
    - Played 6 games in the NRL, All for the Knights in 2005
    - Was Player/Coach for Noosa Pirates
    - Coached the Jamaican National team
    - Coached the Vanuatu National team
    - Retired from playing in 2010 after being diagnosed with bleeding on the brain after a serious head knock while playing
    - Was one of the founders of the Vanuatu national rugby league team in 2011
    - Current owner and chief administrator of Hurricanes Rugby League team based in Jamaica

    Beau Henry

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    - Born 1990 in Shellharbour, NSW
    - Played 6 games for the Knights in 2011
    - Was released mid season after being told he was not required in 2012 by incoming coach Wayne Bennett
    - Played 8 games for Gold Coast Titans
    - 2009 Toyota Cup player of the year
    - Last known whereabouts playing for Wenworthville Magpies in NSW Cup (2015)

    Peter Mata'utia

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    - Born 1990 in Sydney, NSW
    - Fullback/Centre/Wing/Five Eigth
    - Has 3 Brothers also involved with the Knights - Chanel, Pat & Sione
    - Played 6 games for the Knights between 2011 & 2013
    - Suffered a crushed Larynx in a 2012 NSW Cup game, read more here
    - Signed with the Dragons for the 2014 season and is still there (2016)
    - 2013 NSW Cup Centre of the Year
    - Represented Samoa twice

    Craig Gower

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    - Born 1978 in Sydney, NSW
    - Played Halfback/Hooker/Five eighth
    - Married a Penrith Panthers cheerleader named Amanda
    - Played 6 games for the Knights in 2013
    - Joined the Knights mid season 2013
    - Played 238 games for the Penrith Panthers from 1996-2007
    - Captained the Panthers to a premiership in 2003
    - Also played for the London Broncos in the UK Super league in 2012/13
    - Also played 74 games in French Rugby Union 2008-2011
    - Represented City for 5 games 2002-2007
    - Represented NSW for 8 games 1997-2006
    - Represented Australia for 23 games 1997-2003
    - Represented Italy in Rugby Union for 14 games 2009-2011
    - Dally M Hooker of the year 2000

    Robbie Tew
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    - Five Eighth/Halfback
    - Played 7 games for the Knights in 1988
    - Kicked 14 Goals for the Knights
    - Former Newcastle Knights Chairman

    Troy Clarke

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    - Born 1967
    - Played Centre
    - Played 7 games for the Knights in 1988/89
    - Also played 9 games for the Canterbury Bulldogs

    Steve Walters

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    - "Boxhead"
    - Played Hooker
    - Born 1965
    - One of 3 Walters brothers to play NRL
    - One of Two Steve Walters who played for the Knights
    - Dally M Hooker of the Year 1991, 1993 and 1995
    - Played 7 games for the Knights in 1999
    - Represented QLD 17 times from 1990-1997
    - Represented Australia 19 times from 1991-1997
    - Played 272 first grade games total
    - Forced to retire halfway through the 1999 season due to a recurring knee injury

    Chris Joynt

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    - Born 1971
    - Played 31 Tests for England, Great Britain and Ireland from 1993-2002
    - Played 7 games of NRL, All for the Knights in 1995
    - Played 382 games for Oldham and St Helens in the ESL from 1992-2004

    Russell Richardson

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    - Born 1972 in Dubbo, NSW
    - Centre
    - Played 7 games for the Knights in 2004 - his final season
    - Also played for Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks & South Sydney Rabbitohs totalling 121 first grade games
    - Retired in 2004 aged 27
    - Represented Australia 3 times (Twice in the Super League years and once in 1999)
    - Since the year 2000 years 3 & 4 in Western NSW have competed annually for the Russell Richardson Cup. This, combined with the David Peachey Shield has attracted sometimes more than 250 teams
    - Last known whereabouts was as owner of the King Street Hotel and Argyle House (formerly Fanny's) in Newcastle and Chairman of the Newcastle Hamilton Liquor accord

    Nathan Hinton

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    - Born 1985 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played 7 Games for the Knight between 2006 and 2007

    Todd Polglase

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    - Born 1981 in Cessnock, NSW
    - Played 48 games in the NRL
    - Played 7 games for the Knights in 2007



    George Mann

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    - Born 1965
    - Prop
    - Played 8 games in the NRL total - for the Knights in 1988
    - Also played 141 games for St Helens & 77 games for Leeds Rhinos in the UK Superleague 1989-1996
    - Played 9 Tests for New Zealand 1989-1991
    - Played 2 Tests for Tonga in 1995
    - His career ended in 2000 following severe facial injuries

    Dairi Kovae
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    - Played 8 games for the Knights in 1989
    - Also played 2 games for North Sydney Bears in 1988
    - Played 9 Tests for PNG 1986-1988
    - Broke Mal Meninga's arm with his head playing for "Rest of the World" in 1988

    George Ndaira

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    - Born 1985 in Sydney, NSW
    - Primarily played Hooker
    - Goal Kicker
    - Played 8 games for the Knights from 2009-2010
    - Also played for St George Illawarra Dragons & South Sydney
    - Represented Lebanon in 9 games from 2007 - 2009 scoring 2 tries and 13 goals
    - Captain/coach of the Kurri Kurri Bulldogs in the Newcastle Rugby League Competition in 2013
    - Currently Knights NSW Cup Assistant Coach (2014)


    Gavin Hanrahan

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    - Born 1965
    - Played Centre/Wing
    - Played 9 games for the Knights in 1988
    - Also played for Balmain Tigers 1984-1987
    - Currently working for a Newcastle law firm (2014)

    Stuart Collins

    - Played 9 games for the Knights 1994-1995
    - Played 1 game for the Hunter Mariners in 1997

    Rick Stone - Coach

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    - Born 1967
    - Played 3 games for Souths in 1989
    - Played 13 seasons with the Burleigh Bears in the QLD Cup
    - Was our interim coach from 2009-2011 when Brian Smith resigned
    - Head Coach of the Fijian national team 2011-2014
    - Signed on to be Knights head coach again 2015-2016

    Ben Donaldson

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    - Born 1979
    - Played 9 games for the Knights 2000-2001

    Rodney Howe

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    - Born 1973 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Played 156 first grade games 1992-2004
    - Played 10 games for the Knights 1992-1993
    - Also played for the Western Reds & Melbourne Storm
    - In 1998, was banned for one year for using banned steroids - apparently to help overcome a knee injury.
    - Represented NSW 9 times 1997-2001
    - Represented Australia 5 times 1997-2000
    - Won a premiership with the Melbourne Storm in 1999
    - Won a sports edition Weakest Link episode in 2001

    Andrew Tangata-Toa

    - Born 1974
    - Played 10 games for the Knights 1993-1996
    - Represented Tonga
    - Also played for the St George Dragons & Huddersfield Giants

    Terence Seu Seu

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    - Born 1987 in New Zealand
    - Hooker
    - Played 10 games for the Knights in 2007
    - Also played for the Cronulla Sharks & Manly Sea Eagles
    - Played 4 Tests for Samoa 2008-2010
    - Last known whereabouts: Signed with Maitland Pickers for the 2014 season in the Real NRL

    Brett Shore

    - Taree Junior
    - Played 11 games for the Knights in 1988

    Marty Crequer

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    - Fullback
    - Goal Kicker
    - Played 11 games for the Knights in 1990
    - Also played for Cantebury
    - Represented New Zealand 3 times 1983-1986

    Michael Eagar

    - Born 1973 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played Centre
    - Played 11 games for the Knights in 1994-1995
    - Also played for Warrington Wolves, Castleford Tigers & Hull during his time in UK Super league from 1998-2005

    Steve Southern

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    - Born 1982 in Wollongong, NSW
    - Played 131 games in the NRL
    - Played 11 games for the Knights in his final NRL season
    - Also played for Wakefield 2011-2012 in the UK Superleague
    - Currently coaching Brothers RL Gladstone

    Dave Woods

    - Born 1966
    - Commited Suicide New Years day 1996 at the age of 29
    - Played 12 games for the Knights in 1991
    - Represented Ireland for 3 games in 2000

    David Smith

    - Born 1968
    - Played 13 games for the Knights 1993-1994
    - Played a further 74 games for the Roosters 1987-1991

    Luke Walsh

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    - Born 1987 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played 13 games for the Knights in 2007
    - Signed with the Panthers in 2008 and went on to play 107 games for them
    - Playing for St Helens 2014-Present

    Ryan Stig

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    -"Stiggy"
    - Born 1989 in Macksville, NSW
    - Halfback/Five Eigth
    - Played 13 games for the Knights in 2011
    - Has not played since 2012 after developing a blood clot in his eye
    - Infamously made an anti-gay marriage statement on twitter in 2013 causing quite a stir and gaining mixed criticism and support from former and current NRL stars
    - Revealed he is suffering from Lyme Disease (2014)

    John Allanson
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    - Played 14 games for the Knights in 1989-1990
    - Also played for Western Suburbs
    - Represented Country twice in 1987 & 1990

    Tim Maddison

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    - Born 1973
    - Played 14 games for the Knights - 12 games from 1993-1995 returning for another 2 games in 2003
    - In between time he played for Sydney City Roosters, Hunter Mariners, Cronulla Sharks & North Queensland Cowboys
    - Last known working as General Manager for Maddison Safety (Mining Safety Management) in the Newcastle area (2014)

    Dustin Cooper

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    - Born 1981 in Murgon, QLD
    - Played 14 games for the Knights 2005-2007
    - Currently plays for Lezignan in France during the Northern winter (2014)
    - Captain/Assistant coach and star player for Boston 13s in the USARL
    - Boston 13s were losing granfinalists in 2013

    Mitchell Sargent

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    - Born 1979 in NSW
    - Played 14 games for the Knights in 2007
    - Also played for Melbourne Storm & North Qld Cowboys
    - Had his Cowboys contract terminated for testing positive for cocaine in an out-of-competition test in 2006
    - Played for Castleford in the UK Super league
    - Represented Country for one game in 2006
    - Retired in 2010

    Allan McMahon - Coach

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    - Born 1954
    - Died 2003 at just 48 years old
    - Was the Knights first coach
    - Coached the Knights from 1988-1991 for 81 games
    - Also Coached Illawarra Steelers in 1996
    - Was also a player for Balmain, Newtown & Canberra from 1975-1983
    - Represented Australia for 5 games from 1975-1977




    Constantine Mika

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    - Born 1989
    - Played 1 Test for Samoa in 2010
    - Played 14 games for the Knights 2009-2011
    - Currently plays for the Redcliffe Dolphins in the Intrust Super Cup

    Blake Mueller

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    - Born 1982 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Second Row/Lock
    - Brother of fellow Knights player Brock Mueller
    - Played 15 games with the Knights 2003-2005
    - Set a record for number of tackles in a game in reserve grade

    Kevin Naiqama

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    - Born 1989 in Sutherland, NSW
    - Younger brother of Wes Naiqama
    - Represented Fiji 5 times in 2013
    - Scored 9 tries in 15 games for the Knights 2010-2013
    - Finished with the Knights in 2013

    Jason Martin

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    - Born 1970
    - Dally M Rookie of the Year 1990
    - Played 16 games for the Knights 1993-1994
    - Also played for North Sydney and the Cowboys

    David Seage

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    - Born 1979 in Brisbane, QLD
    - Played 16 games for the Knights 2004-2006
    - Holds the Try Scoring record for the Wynnum-Manly Seagulls in the QLD cup with 78 tries in 138 games
    - Had a horror run of injuries while at the Knights



    Max Chapman

    - Played 17 games for the Knights 1990-1993

    Mike McLean

    - Born 1963
    - Represented QLD 5 times 1991-1992
    - Played 17 games for the Knights in 1991
    - Also played for the Roosters and Gold Coast Seagulls

    Trent Salkeld

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    - Born 1981
    - Played 17 games for the Knights in 2005

    Steve Linnane

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    - Born 1965 in Sydney, NSW
    - Dally M Rookie of the year 1985
    - Former Captain/Coach of Kurri Kurri
    - Played 18 games for the Knights in 1991
    - Also played for the St George Dragons 1985-1990

    Keith Beauchamp

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    - Born 1967
    - Played 18 games for the Knights in 1996
    - Also played for Illawarra Steelers & Hunter Mariners

    Luke Davico

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    - Born 1973 in Gosford, NSW
    - Played 176 games for the Raiders before signing with the Knights in 2005
    - Played 18 games for the Knights 2006-2007
    - Forced to retire after just 1 game in 2007

    Russell Wyer

    - Born 1962
    - Played 19 games for the Knights in 1994
    - Also played for Western Suburbs and Parramatta

    Leo Dynevor

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    - Born 1974
    - Played 19 games for the Knights in 1997
    - Also played for Western Suburbs

    Brett Clements

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    - Born 1973
    - Played Hooker
    - Played 19 games for the Knights in 1997-1998
    - Also played for the Bulldogs

    Paul Rauhihi

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    - Born 1973 in NZ
    - Played Prop
    - Played 19 games for the Knights 1999-2001
    - Also played for the Bulldogs and North Queensland Cowboys
    - Also played 95 games for Warrington Wolves 2006-2009
    - Represented New Zealand for 17 games from 2002-2005
    - Retired in 2009

    Steve Witt

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    - Born 1982 in Toowoomba, QLD
    - Played 19 games for the Knights 2004-2005


    Robbie Ross

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    - Born 1975 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played Fullback/Wing
    - Played 20 games for the Knights in 1994-1995
    - Also played for Brisbane Broncos, Hunter Mariners & Melbourne Storm
    - Represented NSW for 3 games in 1999
    - Represented Australia for 1 game in 1999
    - Retired in 2004 after discovering a bulging disc in his back

    Michael Ennis

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    - Born 1984 in Coffs Harbour, NSW
    - Dally M Hooker of the Year 2009
    - Represented Country 3 times 2009-2013
    - Represented NSW 7 times 2009-2011
    - Played 20 games for the Knights 2004-2005
    - Has also played for the Broncos, Dragons and Bulldogs
    - Current Bulldogs Captain (2014
    - Signed a 3 year deal with Cronulla beginning 2015

    Joseph Tapine

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    - Born 1994 in Wellington, NZ
    - Second Row
    - Played 20 games for the Knights
    - Signed with Canberra early 2016 for 2017 but ended up leaving us within weeks.
    - Junior Kiwis representative
    - NZ Resident Under 18's Player

    Michael Young

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    - Born 1984 in Camden, NSW
    - Played 20 games for the Knights 2004-2008

    Travis Waddell

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    - Born 1989 in Proserpine, QLD
    - Hooker
    - Played 20 games for the Knights from 2013-2014
    - Also played 53 games for the Canberra Raiders
    - Made his first grade debut in 2009
    - Members of his extended family include Dane Gagai & Broncos player Josh Hoffman
    - Most remembered for his 1 on 1 steal against Billy Slater in the Knight's miracle win over the Storm in Round 22, 2014
    - Will join the Brisbane Broncos in 2015

    Evan Cochrane

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    - Born 1972
    - Winger
    - Played 21 games for the Knights 1997-1998
    - Also played for Balmain Tigers, South Sydney Rabbitohs and Western Suburbs Magpies

    Daniel Smailes

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    - Born 1976
    - Played 21 games for the Knights 1997-2000

    Steven Walters

    - Played 23 games for the Knights from 1988-1991
    - 1 of 2 Steve Walters who played for the Knights, this is NOT the brother of Kevin & Kerrod Walters

    Matt Jobson

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    - Born 1980 in Maitland, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Played 24 games for the Knights 2001-2003
    - Also played for the Warriors & Wests Tigers
    - Spent time playing league in France
    - Currently working in Real Estate in Queensland (2013)

    Tony Townsend

    - Played 25 games for the Knights 1988-1990
    - Also played for St George

    Neil Piccinelli

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    - Born 1967
    - Second Rower
    - Made his NRL debut in 1989
    - Played 26 games for the Knights in 1998
    - Played 145 games for the Illawarra Steelers
    - Named in the Steelers 25th Anniversary Team & Was Steelers player of the year in 1993
    - Also played for the Hunter Mariners
    - Announced his retirement in 1999 due to family commitments after a 6 figure offer from Souths

    David Fairleigh

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    - Born 1970 in Wyoming, NSW
    - Prop / Second Row
    - Debuted in the NRL in 1989
    - Played 193 games for the North Sydney Bears
    - Played 26 games for the Knights in 2000
    - Rothmans Medal winner 1994
    - Dally M Second Rower of the Year 1996
    - Represented Australia in 15 games 1994-1996
    - Represented NSW 10 times 1991-1997
    - Represented City 5 times 1992-1996
    - Knights player of the year 2000
    - Also played for St Helens in the UK Superleague
    - Named in the North Sydney team of the Century
    - Retired at the end of 2001
    - Has been assistant coach for Parramatta Eels, New Zealand Warriors & Penrith Panthers
    - Coached the Cook Islands team 7 times from 2009
    - Current Asst coach for Penrith Panthers (2015)

    Brian Carney

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    - Born 1976
    - Represented Ireland and Great Britain 18 times 2000-2006
    - Played just the 1 season with the Knights in 2006
    - In that one season he scored 16 tries in 26 games
    - Dally M Winger of the Year 2006

    Warren Ryan - Coach

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    - Played for St George and Cronulla
    - Coached the Knights 1999-2000
    - Long time Commentator with the ABC
    - He won 30 games out of 53 while coaching the Knights

    Lenny Beckett

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    - Born 1980
    - Played 27 games for the Knights 1999-2000
    -Also played for the Northern Eagles
    - Also played Rugby Union for the ACT Brumbies

    Justin Ryder


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    - Born 1980 in Nepean, NSW
    - Played 27 games for the Knights 2000-2002

    Brian Quinton

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    - Born 1963
    - Played on the Wing
    - Has the honour of scoring Newcastle Knights first ever try in 1988
    - Played 28 games for the Knights in 1988 & 1989
    - Also played for the Dragons and Gold Coast Chargers

    Jarrod O'Doherty

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    - Born 1977 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played for the Australian Schoolboys team in 1995
    - Played 28 games in the NRL - all for the Knights between 1997 & 2002
    - Also played Super League UK for Huddersfield
    - Last known working for Maddison Safety with fellow ex player Tim Maddison in the Newcastle Area (2014)

    Matthew White

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    - Born 1984 in Inverell, NSW
    - Played 28 games for the Knights 2005-2008
    - Also played for the Gold Coast Titans
    - Signed for the Storm in 2016

    James Goulding

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    - Born 1966
    - Represented New Zealand 5 times 1985-1989
    - Played 29 games for the Knights 1988-1990
    - Also played for the Western Reds and Hull KR in the ESL
    - Last known whereabouts: living on the Gold Coast 2011



    David Lomax

    - Born 1970
    - Represented New Zealand 3 times in 1993
    - Played 29 games for the Knights 1998-1999
    - Also played for the Western Reds and Canberra Raiders
    - Played for Huddersfield in the ESL

    Milton Thaiday

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    - Born 1980 in Townsville, QLD
    - PlayedFullback / Wing
    - Played 29 games for the Knights 2005-2007
    - Cousin of Broncos, QLD and Australian forward Sam Thaiday

    Chris Bailey

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    - Born 1982 in Inverell, NSW
    - Utility
    - Younger Brother of former NRL player Phil Bailey
    - Played 29 games for the Knights 2006-2008
    - Also played for the Manly Sea Eagles

    Jesse Royal

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    - Born 1980 in Waikato, New Zealand
    - Played Prop
    - Played 29 games for the Knights 2007-2008
    - Also played for the New Zealand Warriors

    Shannon McDonnell

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    - Born 1987 in Camden, NSW
    - Played Fullback
    - Played 29 games for the Knights 2009-2011
    - Also played for the Wests Tigers, Hull KR and Hull FC
    - Currently playing for St Helens in the ESL (2015)

    Zane Tetevano

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    - "Tets"
    - Born 1990 in NZ
    - Plays Second Row / Prop
    - Has played 29 games for the Knights 2011-2014
    - Represented Cook Island 4 times 2009-2013
    - Signed a 1 year deal with Manly starting in 2015



    Mal Reilly - Coach

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    - Born 1948 Yorkshire, England
    - Represented England and Great Britain 13 times
    - Played 89 games for Manly 1971-1975
    - Coached the Knights for 98 games 1995-1998
    - From those 98 games we won 62 games
    - He was our coach when we won our first premiership in 1997
    - Coached England 1987-1994
    - Overall he has coached over 700 games in the NRL, ESL and at international level

    Ben Rogers

    - Born 1985 in Penrith, NSW
    - Played 30 games for the Knights 2009-2011
    - Also played for the Panthers, Dragons and Souths
    - Was employed by the Knights post playing career however resigned after being charged with assault in 2014

    John Morris

    - Born 1980 in Scone, NSW
    - Played 31 games for the Knights 2001-2002
    - Has played 300 NRL games
    - Has also played for Parramatta, Cronulla and the Wests Tigers
    - Retired at the end of 2014


    Evarn Tuimavave

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    - Born 1984 in Auckland, New Zealand
    - Played Prop
    - Represented New Zealand once in 2008
    - Played 33 games for the Knights 2010-2012
    - Also played for the Warriors

    Antonio Kaufusi

    - Born 1984 in Matahau, Tonga
    - Played Prop / Second Row
    - Represented Tonga 3 times in 2008
    - Represented Australia Once in 2006
    - Played 33 games for the Knights 2010-2011
    - Also played for the Cowboys and Storm
    - Currently plays for the London Broncos in the ESL

    Michael McKeirnan

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    - Played 34 games for the Knights 1988-1989

    Andrew Price

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    - Born 1982 in Canberra
    - Junior Club: Tuggeranong
    - Played 34 games for the Knights 2003-2005
    - Also played 5 games for the Dragons

    Marvin Karawana

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    - Born 1986 in Wellington, New Zealand
    - Has one son, Ziah, born 2010
    - Played 34 games for the Knights 2007-2011
    - Missed the entire 2010 season after tearing his ACL in pre season
    - Last known whereabouts: 2014 living, working, and playing rugby in Wellington
    - Follow Marvin on Twitter

    David Thorne

    - Played 36 games for the Knights 1988-1991

    Beau Scott

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    - Born 1984 in Camden, NSW
    - Played 1 Test for Australia in 2011
    - Played 54 games for the Knights
    - Represented NSW 8 times 2010-2014
    - Represented Country 3 times 2009-2014
    - Has played 182 first grade games
    - Left the Knights at the end of 2015 breaking contract a year early said to be because of an illness in his family and needing to be closer to Sydney.


    Gary Wurth

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    - Born 1961
    - Represented Country Once in 1989
    - Played 39 games for the Knights 1989-1991
    - Also played for the Roosters and Raiders

    Wayne Bennett - Coach

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    - Born 1950 in Allora, QLD
    - Represented Qld as a player for 7 games from 1971-1973
    - Has coached over 710 games
    - Coached QLD 22 times
    - Coached Australia 16 times
    - NRL All stars coach 2010-2012
    - 7x Premiership winning coach (Record) - 6 with the Brisbane Broncos 1988-2008
    - Has a winning percentage of 63% over 27 years in the NRL (as of 2013)
    - Has broken his contract one year early, returning to the Brisbane Broncos in 2015

    Scott Conley

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    - Born 1973
    - Played 39 games for the Knights 1995-1999
    - Also played for the Gold Coast Chargers

    Julian Bailey

    - Born 1978 in Singleton, NSW
    - Played 39 games for the Knights 2001-2002
    - Also played for the Roosters

    Craig Hall

    - Born 1977 in Hornsby, NSW
    - Played 39 games for the Knights 2003-2005

    Ben Cross

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    - Born 1978 in Wagga Wagga, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Represented Country twice 2007-2008
    - Represented NSW twice in 2008
    - Played 39 games for the Knights 2008-2010
    - Also played for the Raiders and the Storm
    - Played for Widnes, Wigan and Leeds in the ESL
    - Current Owner/Operator of Ben Cross Lifestyle Fitness in the Newcastle Area (2014)

    Riley Brown

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    - Born 1984 in Bundaberg, QLD
    - Junior Club: Singleton Greyhounds
    - Hooker / Utility
    - Debuted in the NRL in 2004
    - Played 40 games for the Knights 2004-2007
    - Also played for the Sydney Roosters and Gold Coast Titans
    - Became guardian of his 2 younger brothers at 18 after his father was jailed for murdering his mother when he was 15

    Adam Clydsdale

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    - Born 13 February 1993 in Scone, NSW
    - Hooker
    - Scone Junior
    - Played 40 games for the Knights
    - 2009 Harold Matthews Player of the year
    - 2011 SG Ball Player of the year & Players Player
    - 2012 NYC Player of the year & Players Player
    - Debuted in first grade Round 9, 2013 against the Canberra Raiders
    - Joined the Canberra Raiders for the 2016 season

    Danny Wicks

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    - Born 1985 in Grafton, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Played 40 games for the Knights
    - Also played for the St George Illawarra Dragons
    - Scored a memorable 50m try against the Roosters in 2008
    - Sacked by the Knights due to convictions of drug related charges in 2009
    -Signed with the Eels in 2014.

    David Fa'alogo

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    - Born 1980 in Auckland, New Zealand
    - Played 56 games for the Knights 2013-2015
    - Played 142 games for Souths 2003-2009
    - Famously sacked from Souths for knocking then coach Jason Taylor out
    - Announced his retirement due to injury in August, 201
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    Nathan Barnes

    - Born 1975
    - Played 41 games for the Knights 1994-1995
    - Also played for the Panthers, Parramatta and the Raiders

    Luke Quigley

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    - Born 1981 in Dubbo, NSW
    - Played 41 games for the Knights 2002-2006
    - Played Hooker

    Kirk Reynoldson

    - "Ned Kelly"
    - Born 1979 in Brisbane, QLD
    - Captained the Knights for 1 game in 2007
    - Played 41 games for the Knights from 2005-2007
    - Also played for the Melbourne Storm and St George Illawarra Dragons

    Joseph Leilua

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    - "BJ" "Joey"
    - Born 12 December 1991 in Sydney, NSW
    - Wikipedia lists his full name as Joseph Ikenasio Poiva Leilua Kelemete
    - Centre/Wing/Second Row
    - Played 54 games for the Knights 2013-2015
    - Played 59 games for the Sydney Roosters
    - Released from Roosters for disciplinary reasons
    - Represented City for 1 game in 2012
    - Represented Samoa for 7 games in 2013 and 2014
    - Was a member of the Australian schoolboys team
    - Left the Knights mid 2015 for Canberra Raiders where he remains (2016)

    Scott Dureau

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    - Born 1986 in Taree, NSW
    - Played Halfback
    - Played 42 games for the Knights 2007-2010
    - Played 97 games for Catalans Dragons 2011-2015
    - Missed a lot of 2013/2014 as he had a tumour removed from behind his eye
    - Was married to Libby in 2015 and is expecting his first child in 2016.

    Scott Carter

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    - Played 42 games for the Knights 1988-1991
    - Represented country once in 1990
    - Played Hooker

    Cameron Ciraldo

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    - "Ciro"
    - Forum Scapegoat
    - Born 1984 in Sydney, NSW
    - Played Second Row / Lock
    - Represented Italy 7 times 2009-2013
    - Played 43 games for the Knights 2008-2011
    - Finished with the Knights in 2011
    - Perhaps best known for his horrific broken ankle in 2009
    - Became coach of the Penrith NYC team in 2015.

    Matthew Rodwell

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    - Born 1971
    - Played Halfback
    - Played 44 games for the Knights 1990-1993
    - Also played for the Dragons, Panthers and Western Reds
    - Currently a commentator with the ABC

    Brad Tighe

    - Born 1984
    - Played Centre / Wing
    - Played 44 games for the Knights 2005-2007
    - Also played for the Gold Coast Titans and the Panthers
    - Current Gold Coast Titans player (2014)



    Peter Johnston

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    - Born 1963
    - Played 45 games for the Knights 1989-1991
    - Also played for the Bulldogs and Roosters
    - Played front row / second row
    - Captained the Knights for 1 game in 1990

    Matthew Kennedy

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    - Born 1981 in Nambour, QLD
    - Played 45 games for the Knights 2003-2005
    - Played Prop

    Craig Smith

    - Born 1971 in Kaitaia, New Zealand
    - Played Prop
    - Played 45 Games for the Knights 2005-2006
    - Represented New Zealand 12 times 1998-2001
    - Represented QLD 3 times in 1997
    - Also played for the Dragons and South Sydney
    - Captained the Knights for 3 games in 2005
    - Retired in 2006

    Joel Edwards

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    - Born 1988 in Cessnock, NSW
    - Plays Prop / Second Row / Lock
    - Played 45 games for the Knights 2010-2012
    - Went on to play for Canberra Raiders (until 2015)
    - Currently playing for Wests Tigers (2016)

    Keith Lulia

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    - Born 1987 in Wollongong , NSW
    - Played Centre
    - Played 46 games for the Knights 2008-2011
    - Represented the Cook Islands 5 times 2009-2013
    - Also played for the St George Illawarra Dragons
    - Currently playing for the Wests Tigers (2015)

    Glen Frendo

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    - Born 1964
    - Played Fullback / Wing
    - Played 47 games for the Knights 1988-1990
    - Also played for the Bulldogs

    John Schuster

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    - Born 1964 in Apia, Samoa
    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Dual International
    - Represented New Zealand 10 times 1987-1989
    - Represented Samoa / Western Samoa 5 times 1995-1999
    - Played 47 games for the Knights
    - Also played for Halifax in the ESL

    Tony Herman

    - Born 1967
    - Played Fullback / Wing
    - Played 48 games for the Knights 1989-1995
    - Married to Lisa, has two children Matthew & Montana
    - Last known whereabouts - working as a scaffolding supervisor (2008)


    Alex McKinnon

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    - Born 1992 in Aberdeen, NSW
    - Second Row / Lock
    - Played 49 games for the Knights
    - Represented Country once in 2013
    - Junior Kangaroo
    - NSW Under 20's Origin player
    - In Round 3 2014 suffered a severe spinal injury, Was in a coma for 2 weeks.
    - Became engaged to his partner Tegan in 2014 just a week after waking from his coma
    - Still has no movement in his legs or left arm but there are sensations. Not full movement in right arm (July 2014)
    - His Knights contract was extended after the injury and the NRL has offered him a job for life.
    - Rise for Alex round was celebrated Round 19 2014

    Steve Crowe

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    - Born 1969 in Young, NSW
    - Played 51 games for the Knights from 1991-1998
    - Retired in 1998 after a string of injuries
    - Was involved in the Knights administration in positions such as Operations Manager and acting CEO from 1998-2007
    - Holds two Masters Degrees, A Master of Human Resources Management & Industrial Relations and a Master of Organisational Communication
    - Is a current member of the Knights advisory board (2014)

    Wayne Richards

    - Born 1970
    - Represented Country once in 1997
    - Premiership winner with the Knights in 1997
    - Played 51 games for the Knights
    - Played Second Row / Prop
    - Also played for Illawarra and South Sydney

    Adam Cuthbertson

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    - "Cuthbo"
    - Born 1985 in Avalon, NSW
    - Prop / Second Row
    - Junior Club: Avalon Bulldogs
    - Made his NRL debut in 2006 for Manly Sea Eagles
    - Played 53 games for the Knights 2012-2014
    - Also played for Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and St George Illawarra Dragons
    - Represented City twice between 2011 & 2013
    - Currently playing for Leeds Rhinos on a 4 year deal starting in 2015

    Jason Moodie

    - Born 1974 in Narrabri, NSW
    - Played on the wing
    - Played 54 games for the Knights 1997-1999
    - Also played for the Parramatta Eels and Wests Tigers
    - Represented NSW 3 times in 2002
    - Represented City once in 2001
    - Scored 28 tries from his 54 games at the Knights
    - Great Finisher
    - Retired in 2007

    Cooper Vuna

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    - Born 1987 in Auckland, New Zealand
    - Played Winger
    - Full name is Kerry Cooper Vuna
    - Has a son named Lincoln born 2007
    - Played 54 games for the Knights between 2007 & 2010
    - Has equal most tries in a match for the club at 4 in Round 24, 2010
    - Represented Tonga 3 times in 2008
    - Also played 5 games for the Warriors between 2004 & 2006
    - Played Rugby Union for the Melbourne Rebels from 2011-2013
    - On departure from the Rebels he was their highest try scorer
    - Represented Australia in Rugby Union twice in 2012
    - Son of John Vuna - Tongan Rugby Union representative
    - Currently playing Rugby Union for the Worcester Warriors (2015)

    Adrian Brunker

    - Born 1970
    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Played 57 games for the Knights 1990-1993
    - Represented QLD 3 times 1992-1993
    - Also played for the Dragons and Gold Coast Seagulls

    Todd Lowrie

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    - Born 1983 in Scone, NSW
    - Plays Second Row / Lock
    - Played 57 games for the Knights 2003-2006
    - He has played for the Broncos, Warriors, Eels and Storm as well
    - 2012 Premiership winner with the Storm
    - Currently signed with the Knights in an apparent NSW Cup mentoring role.

    Neville Costigan

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    - Born 1985 in Rabaul, PNG
    - Forum punching bag
    - Utility Forward
    - Represented QLD 6 times 2007-2010
    - Represenetd PNG 6 times 2008-2013
    - Played 57 games for the Knights 2011-2013
    - Has also played for the Broncos, Raiders and Dragons
    - Left the Knights at the end of 2013 to play for Hull KR in the ESL

    Lee Jackson

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    - Born 1969 in England
    - Played Hooker
    - Played 58 games for the Knights 1996-1998
    - Also played for Souths
    - Also played for Leeds & Hull in the UK Superleague
    - Represented Great Britain for 17 games from 1990-1994
    - Represented England for 6 games in 1995
    - Holds the record for the fastest ever try scored in either code of rugby - 9 seconds - set in 1992
    - Last known working in Hull as a Taxi Driver

    Clinton O'Brien

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    - Born 1974 in Southport, QLD
    - Represented QLD twice in 1997
    - Part of our 2001 Premiership winnng team
    - Played Prop
    - Played 59 games for the Knights 1999-2002
    - Also played for the Roosters and Gold Coast Chargers
    - Finished his career in England playing for the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats


    Darren Treacy

    - Born 1971 in Sydney, NSW
    - Played Second Row
    - Represented Country once in 1995
    - Played 60 games for the Knights 1994-1996
    - Also played for Dragons and Eels
    - Also played for Salford in the ESL
    - Retired in 2003


    David Mullane

    - Born 1969
    - Played Hooker / Second Row
    - Played 61 NRL games, All for the Knights 1990-1993

    Willie Mason

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    - "Big Willie"
    - Born 1980 in Auckland, New Zealand
    - Prop / Second Row
    - Represented Tonga 3 times in 2000
    - Represented Australia 24 times 2002-2008
    - Represented NSW 13 times 2003-2008
    - Represented Country 4 times 2003-2013
    - Played 60 games for the Knights 2012-2014
    - Has played over 250 first grade games
    - Has played for the Bulldogs, Roosters and Cowboys
    - 196cm tall and weight 110kg +
    - Signed a 1 year deal with Manly for 2015

    Peter Shiels

    - Born 1973 in Bankstown, NSW
    - Is married to Linda Alexander (Sister of former Panthers halfback Greg)
    - Played Prop / Second Row
    - Played 61 Games for the Knights 1998-2000
    - Also played for the Panthers, Western Suburbs and Western Reds
    - Finshed his career at St Helens in 2002

    Brett Grogan

    - Born 1973
    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Played 62 games for the Knights 1994-1998
    - Also played for the Northern Eagles

    Darius Boyd

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    - "Darbs"
    - Born 1987 in Brisbane, QLD
    - Raised by his grandmother after the loss of his parents
    - Played 62 games for the Knights 2012-2014
    - Represented QLD 23 times 2008-2015
    - Represented Australia 17 times 2008-2014
    - 2x Premiership winner in 2006 and 2010
    - Clive Churchill Medal 2010
    - Dally M Fullback of the year 2010
    - RLIF Fullback of the year 2010
    - Checked into a clinic to treat depression in July 2014
    - Currently playing for the Brisbane Broncos

    Isaac De Gois

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    - Born 1984 in Bankstown, NSW
    - Liverpool Junior
    - Plays Hooker
    - Played 63 games for the Knights 2009-2011
    - Also played for the Cronulla Sharks and Wests Tigers
    - Represented Portugal 4 times 2005-2007
    - Currently plays for the Parramatta Eels (2015)

    Steve Fulmer

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    - Born 1966
    - Played Halfback
    - Played 64 NRL games, All for the Knights 1988-1991

    Mark Taufua

    - Born 1981 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played Prop / Second Row
    - Represented Samoa 6 times 2009-2013
    - Played 67 games for the Knights
    - Also played for the Cronulla Sharks
    - Retired in 2013 after playing 88 NRL games




    Jeff Doyle

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    - Born 1967
    - Played Centre
    - Played 71 games for the Knights 1988-1991
    - Also played for the North Sydney Bears and Western Reds

    Ashley Gordon

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    - "Flash"
    - Born 1969
    - Played on the Wing
    - Scored 38 tries in 71 games for the Knights
    - Played 1 season with the Panthers before returning to the Knights in 1995
    - Dally M Winger of the Year 1990
    - Represented Country twice 1991-1995
    - Second Cousin of former Sharks player Isaac Gordon

    Wes Naiqama

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    - Born 1982 in Sydney, NSW
    - Primarily Centre or Fullback
    - Older brother of fellow Knight Kevin Naiqama
    - Goal Kicker
    - Captained the Knights for 2 games in 2011
    - Played 75 games for the Knights 2008-2012
    - Represented Fiji for 13 games 2006-2013
    - Named Fiji player of the year in 2011
    - Also Played for the Dragons and The Panthers
    - Signed a 2 year deal with the London Broncos commencing in 2015

    Owen Craigie

    - Born 1978 in Inverell, NSW
    - Played Center / Five Eighth
    - Played 76 games for the Knights 1995-1999
    - Also played for the Wests Tigers and South Sydney

    David Waite

    - Born in 1951
    - Coached the Knights for 78 games from 1991-1994
    - Of those 78 games he won 35, lost 41 and drew 2
    - Coached the Knights to the 1992 Finals series
    - Also coached the St George Dragons from 1996-1998
    - Continued to coach the Dragons after they merged with Illawarra from 1999-2000
    - Coached Great Britain from 2001-2003

    Tyrone Roberts

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    - Born 1991 in Grafton , NSW
    - Halfback
    - Has played 88 games for the Knights so far
    - Represented the NSW under 15s Team
    - Represented the NSW under 16's Indigenous Team
    - Represented the NSW Indigenous Team
    - Represented the Indigenous All Stars in 2015
    - Represented Country in 2014
    - Cousin of Amos Roberts and James Roberts
    - Current Knights player (2015)

    Cory Paterson

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    - "Pato"
    - Born 1987 Perth, Western Australia
    - Plays Second Row / Lock
    - Back up Goal Kicker
    - Infamously converted to Islam in 2011
    - Took a playing break while battling depression
    - Played 77 games for the Knights 2007-2011
    - Australian Schoolboy Player
    - Also played for the Cowboys
    - Announced he was quitting the NRL at the end of 2014 to take up boxing

    Sam Stewart

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    - Born 1962 in Wellington, New Zealand
    - Currently living in Queensland (2013)
    - Was the Knights first ever Captain
    - Played 81 games for the Knights 1988-1992
    - Captained the Knights for 40 games 1988-1990
    - Played 81 games for the Knights 1988-1993
    - Played Super League in the UK 1993-1997
    - Represented New Zealand for 16 games from 1985-1989

    Reegan Tanner

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    - Born 1982 in Kurri Kurri, NSW
    - Played Second Row / Lock
    - Played 83 NRL games, All for the Knights 2003-2007
    - Returned home to play for the Kurri Kurri Bulldogs in 2008
    - Retired in 2013

    Brad Godden

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    - Born 1969 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played 89 games for the Knights 1991-1996
    - Played Fullback / Wing / Centre
    - Represented Australia once in 1992
    - Also played for the Hunter Mariners and Leeds Rhinos
    - Retired in 1999

    George Carmont

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    - Born 1978 in Auckland, New Zealand
    - Played 83 games for the Knights 2004-2007
    - Played Centre
    - Represented Samoa 10 times 2006-2010
    - Left Newcastle at the end of 2007 and signed with the Wigan Warriors in the ESL
    - Awarded Samoa player of the ear 2011
    - Retired in 2012

    Glenn Miller

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    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Played 84 games for the Knights 1988-1992
    - Also played for the Panthers
    - Captained the Knights 3 times in 1988
    - Played 84 games for the Knights from 1988-1992
    - Also played for the Penrith Panthers 1986-1987

    Junior Sa'u

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    - Born 1987 in Auckland, New Zealand
    - Played Centre
    - Destructive Ball Runner
    - Represented New Zealand 2009-2010
    - Represented Samoa twice in 2013
    - Played 86 games for the Knights 2008-2012
    - Also played for the Melbourne Storm
    - Signed a 2 year deal with Salford and will play in the ESL from 2014

    Ben Kennedy

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    - "BK"
    - Born 1974 in Casino, NSW
    - Played Second Row / Lock
    - Played 86 games for the Knights 2000-2004
    - Part of our Premiership Winning team in 2001
    - Captained the Knights in 9 games 2001-2004
    - Also played for Manly and the Raiders
    - Represented Country once in 2003
    - Represented NSW 13 times 1999-2005
    - Represented Australia 16 times 2000-2006
    - Dally M Lock of the Year 2005 and 2006
    - Dally M Captain of the Year 2006

    Tony Kemp

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    - Born 1968
    - Utility Player
    - Played 87 games for the Knights 1988-1993
    - Also played for the South Queensland Crushers
    - Also played alot in the ESL for Castleford, Wakefield and Leeds
    - Represented New Zealand 25 times
    - Went on to coach the Warriors for 37 games 2004-2005
    - Currently commentates Rugby League for Maori Television
    - Appointed New Zealand Kiwis team manger in 2010

    Jamie Ainscough

    - Born 1972 in Sydney, NSW
    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Played 87 games for the Knights 1992-1996
    - Also played for the Dragons and Western Suburbs
    - Finished his career in the ESL playing for Wigan
    - Represented NSW 12 times 1996-2001
    - Represented Australia once in 1995
    - Represented Australian Schoolboys 1989
    - Scored 47 tries in just 87 games for the Knights

    Troy Fletcher

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    - Born 1973 in Waratah, NSW
    - Played Second Row
    - Part of our 1997 and 2001 Premiership winning squads
    - Played 88 games for the Knights 1996-2001
    - Captain/Coach Western Suburbs in the real NRL 2002-2004
    - Has a Masters Degree in Business Administration - 2011
    - Is a current member of the Knights advisory board (2014)

    Darren Albert

    - Born 1976 in Auburn, NSW
    - Played on the Wing
    - Scored the winning try in the 1997 Grand Final
    - Played 89 games for the Knights from 1996-2001
    - Also played 23 games for the Cronulla Sharks in 2006
    - Represented Country for 2 games in 1997 & 2001
    - Represented NSW for 1 game in 1999
    - Played 118 games for St Helens in Super League UK from 2002-2005
    - Won a premiership with St Helens in 2002

    Glenn Grief

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    - Born 1973 in Fairfield, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Played 96 games for the Knights 1996-2001
    - Part of our 2001 Premiership winning team
    - Represented Country once in 1995
    - Also played for South Sydney and Western Suburbs
    - Retired in 2002 after just one game for the South Sydney Rabbitohs

    Adam Muir

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    - "Hurtsy"
    - Born 1974 in Belmont, NSW
    - Played Second Row / Lock
    - Played 99 games for the Knights 1990-1997
    - Part of our 1997 Premiership winning team
    - Also played for North Sydney, Northern Eagles and Souths
    - Represented Country twice 1995-1996
    - Represented NSW 13 times 1995-2001
    - Represented Australia twice 1995-1996

    Richie Fa'aoso

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    - Born 1984 in Brisbane, QLD
    - Played Prop/ Second Row
    - Represented 10 times 2006-2013
    - Played 99 games for the Knights
    - Also played for the Panthers, Roosters, Eels, Storm and Manly
    - Premiership winner with the Storm in 2012
    - Forced to retire after the 2013 season due to a neck injury
    - He was medically cleared to play in 2015 and signed with the Eels.

    Daniel Abraham

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    - Born 1981 in Belmont, NSW
    - Second Row/Lock
    - Valentine junior
    - Played 100 games for the Knights 2000-2007
    - Part of our premiership winning team in 2001
    - Also played 6 games for the North Queensland Cowboys
    - Played his final game in the NRL against Newcastle in 2008
    - Represented Country twice 2003-2004

    Dan Tolar

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    - Born 1982 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Played 101 games for the Knights 2004-2011
    - Captained the Knights once in 2010
    - One club player
    - Retired in 2011 after a recurring knee injury

    Zeb Taia

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    - Born 1984 in Auckland, New Zealand
    - Played 101 games for the Knights
    - Played Second Row / Lock
    - Represented New Zealand once in 2010
    - Represented the Cook Islands 4 times 2012-2013
    - Also played for the Parramatta Eels
    - Currently playing in France (2014)

    Matt Hilder

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    - "Waltzing"
    - Born 1982 in Sydney, NSW
    - Has played 101 games for the Knights
    - Plays a Utility role
    - Also played for the Cronulla Sharks and Gold Coast Titans
    - Retired at the end of 2014

    Clint Newton

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    - Forum Punching bag
    - Born 1981 in California, USA
    - Plays Second Row / Lock
    - Has played 102 games for the Knights
    - This is his second stint with the club
    - He is the son of golfer Jack Newton
    - Represented Country once in 2007
    - Represented the USA 4 times in 2013
    - Was captain of the NSW Cup Grand final winning team in 2015.
    - Retired from first grade in 2015

    Matt Parsons

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    - Born 1973 in Tamworth
    - Played Prop
    - One of the tallest players ever at 201cm
    - Captained the Knights for 5 games in 2002 & 2003
    - Played 106 games for the Knights 2000-2004
    - Part of our premiership winning team in 2001
    - Also played for South Sydney 1997-1999
    - Represented Country once in 2002

    Anthony Quinn

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    - "Quinny"
    - Born 1983 in Penith, NSW
    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Played 103 games for the Knights 2002-2006
    - Also played with the Melbourne Storm
    - Returned to the Knights in 2013 playing 4 more games
    - Represented Country 3 times 2006-2008
    - Represented NSW 3 times in 2008
    - Retired in 2014 due to injury.
    - Is still involved with the club in a mentoring role (2015)

    Michael Hagan - Coach

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    - Born 1964
    - Played 111 games for the Knights
    - Captained the Knights 91 times 1989-1993
    - Coached the Knights in 154 games from 2001-2006
    - Won a premiership as coach of the Knights in 2001
    - Coached Parramatta 2007 & 2008
    - Coached Queensland Maroons in 2004 & 2005
    - Is the current QLD assistant coach under Mal Meninga
    - Announced late in 2014 that he would be returning to the Knights as Director of Football
    - Finished from that position late 2015.

    David Boyd

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    - Born 1966
    - Played Second Row / Lock
    - Played 114 games for the Knights 1988-1993
    - Also played for the Bulldogs and Western Reds
    - Retired in 1996

    Adam Woolnough

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    - Born 1981 in Taree, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Joined the Knights in 1998, debuted in 2002.
    - Played 117 games with the Knights between 2002 & 2007
    - Captained the Knights for 1 game in 2007
    - Also played for Penrith Panthers & Melbourne Storm
    - Retired from the NRL in 2009 only to return in 2011
    - At his final game for Penrith in 2009 playing against Newcastle he attracted such a crowd yelling his name that the fence collapsed causing several of the crowd to fall into the field.
    - Played for Lakes United in the Real NRL (2012)
    - Last known working as Personal Development Advisor at the Queensland Academy of Sport and running the company 'Hunter Valley Diamonds' with his wife (2015)

    Timana Tahu

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    - Born 1980 in Victoria
    - Centre/Winger/Second Row
    - Has 3 children with partner Kasey
    - Played 126 games for the Knights from 1999-2004 and 2012-2014
    - Has equal most tries in a season with 21 in 2002
    - Second highest try scorer in club history with 93 tries
    - Also played for Parramatta Eels & Penrith Panthers
    - Represented Country 4 times between 2001 & 2010
    - Represented NSW 12 times between 2002 & 2010
    - Represented Australia 5 times between 2002 & 2006
    - Represented Indigenous in the All Stars match in 2013
    - Also played 20 games for the NSW Waratahs in Rugby Union and Represented Australia 4 times in Union
    - Retired at the end of 2014

    Mark Sargent

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    -"Sarge"
    - Born 1964
    - Prop
    - Played 126 games for the Knights 1989-1995
    - Captained the Knights for 26 games 1994-1995
    - Represented Country 3 times 1989-1994
    - Represented NSW once in 1990
    - Represented Australia 4 times 1990-1992
    - Rothman's Medal winner 1989
    - Served on the NRL Judiciary 1999-2000
    - Former Knights Team Manager
    - Also played for the Bulldogs
    - Retired in 1995




    Sean Rudder

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    - Born 1979 in Singleton, NSW
    - Played mostly at Five-Eighth
    - Played 131 games for the Knights 1998-2003
    - Part of our premiership winning team in 2001
    - Also played 1 game for the Roosters in 2008
    - Also played for the Castleford Tigers and Catalans Dragons in the ESL
    - Retired in 2008

    Paul Marquet

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    - Born 1969 in Newcastle, NSW
    - "Pepe"
    - Played Second Row
    - Played 137 games for the Knights 1990-1996, 2001
    - Players player 1995
    - Part of our Premiership winning team in 2001
    - Also played for the Melbourne Storm and Hunter Mariners
    - Finished his career in 2002 playing for the Warrington Wolves in the ESL

    Chris Houston

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    - "House" "Howzo"
    - Born 1985 in NSW
    - Played 138 games for the Knights from 2008-2014
    - Played 16 games for St George Illawarra
    - Represented Country once in 2011
    - Voluntarily terminated his contract with the Knights in 2010 after being served notice to attend court on charges of supplying ecstasy & cocaine of which he was later cleared
    - Re-signed with the Knights in 2011
    - Highest tackle count of the NRL in 2012 with 992
    - Finished up with the Knights in 2015
    - Currently playing for Widnes (2016)


    Robbie McCormack

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    - Born 1964
    - Hooker
    - Captained the Knights for 3 games in 1994
    - Played 154 games for the Knights 1988-1996
    - Knights player of the year 1992 & 1994
    - Players player of the year 1992 & 1994
    - Played for Hunter Mariners
    - Also played for Wigan in UK Superleague in 1998 where they won the Grand Final
    - Named in 1998's Super League dream team
    - Represented NSW for 2 games, one each in 1992 & 1993

    Josh Perry

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    - Born 1981 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Played 142 games for the Knights between 2000 & 2007
    - Also played for Manly
    - Also played for St Helens in the ESL
    - Has a brother James who plays in the American NRL
    - Represented Country in 5 games from 2001 - 2009
    - Represented NSW in 3 games from 2003 - 2010
    - Represented Australia in 4 games from 2008 - 2010
    - Stars in a cute story about watching the Knights win the 1997 Grand Final and telling his mum he wanted to be there and then 4 years later was a part of the 2001 Grand Final winning team

    Adam MacDougall

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    - "Mad Dog"
    - Born 1975 in Sydney, NSW
    - Played Centre / Wing
    - Brother of Luke Macdougall and Ben MacDougall
    - Son of former Balmain player Gil MacDougall
    - Nephew of former first grade players Gary MacDougall and Graeme MacDougall
    - Played 158 games for the Knights 1997-2003, 2007-2011
    - Did hold the club Try Scoring record with 87 tries, Still sits second on that list
    - 2x Premiership winner with the Knights
    - Represented Country once in 2006
    - Represented NSW 11 times 1998-2001
    - Represented Australia 11 times 2000-2001
    - Has equal most tries in a match for the club at 4 in Round 20, 2001
    - Also played for the Roosters and South Sydney Rabbitohs
    - Retired in 2011
    - Creator of the Man Shake

    Mark Hughes

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    - "Boozy"
    - Born 1976 in Kurri Kurri, NSW
    - Played Fullback / Centre
    - Played 161 games for the Knights 1997-2005
    - 2x Premiership Winner with the Knights
    - Represented Country once in 2002
    - Represented NSW 3 times in 2001
    - Finished his career with the Catalans Dragons in the ESL
    - Battling a brain tumour (2014) and has set up the Mark Hughes Foundation

    Paul Harragon

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    - "Chief"
    - Born 1968 in Kurri Kurri, NSW
    - Has 3 kids with wife Pam
    - Played Prop / Second Row
    - Had one of the greatest rivalries ever seen with Manly Prop Mark "Spud" Carroll
    - Played 169 games for the Knights 1988-1999
    - Captained the Knights for 71 games from 1995-1999
    - Captained the Knights to their first Premiership in 1997
    - Represented Country 6 times 1992-1997
    - Represented NSW 20 times 1992-1998
    - Represented Australia 20 times 1992-1998
    - Dally M Prop of the Year 1996
    - Ken Stephen Memorial Award winner 1997
    - Country Player of the year 1995
    - Longtime presenter on Channel 9's The Footy Show
    - Chairman of the Knights Advisory Board until 2014
    - Received an OAM in 2000
    - Appeared on "I'm a Celebrity get me out of here" in 2016 with his selected charity being the Mark Hughes Foundation.

    Matthew Johns

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    - "Matty" "Reg Reagan" "Trent the Flight Steward"
    - Brother of Andrew Johns
    - Born 1971 in Cessnock, NSW
    - Played Five-Eighth
    - Formed a great partnership with brother Andrew in the halves for the Knights
    - Played 176 games for the Knights 1992-2000
    - Captained the Knights for 21 games from 1995-1999
    - Part of our premiership winning team in 1997
    - Represented Country once in 1996
    - Represented NSW 4 times 1995-1998
    - Represented Australia 9 times 1995-1999
    - Also played for the Cronulla Sharks
    - Embroiled in a few controversies during and after his career
    - Has had many different positions in the media including The Footy Show and now the Matty Johns Show on Fox



    Marc Glanville

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    - Born 1967 in Wagga Wagga, NSW
    - Lock
    - Married to Sharon Glanville
    - Has 3 children Jordan, Ryan and Matthew
    - Ryan currently plays for South Newcastle in the Real NRL
    - Jordan is a Knights Cheerleader
    - Played 188 games for the Knights 1988-1997
    - Part of our premiership winning team in 1997
    - Represented Country 3 times 1991-1997
    - Also played for the Dragons
    - Currently a Commentator on KOFM

    Bill Peden

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    - "Gids"
    - Born 1977 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Older brother of fellow Knight Kurt Gidley
    - Played Centre
    - One of only 7 players to play 200+ games for the Knights
    - Played 221 games for the Knights 1996-2006
    - Captained the Knights for 2 games in 2004-2005
    - Premiership winner with the Knights in 2001
    - Represented Country once in 2005
    - Represented NSW 11 times 2000-2004
    - Represented Australia 17 times 1999-2004
    - Finished his career in 2010 with St Helens in the ESL
    - Current CEO of the Knights (2014)

    Robbie O'Davis

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    - "Robbie O"
    - Born 1972 in Kurrajong, NSW
    - Played Fullback
    - One of only 7 players to play 200+ games for the Knights
    - Played 223 games for the Knights 1992-2004
    - Captained the Knights for 1 game in 2004
    - 2x Premiership Winner with the Knights
    - Clive Churchill Medal winner 1997
    - Represented QLD 12 times 1995-2002
    - Represented Australia 8 times 1995-1998
    - Was once embroiled in a steroids scandal with then team mate Wayne Richards
    - Retired in 2004

    Tony Butterfield

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    - "Butts"
    - Born 1966 in Penrith, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - One of only 7 players to play 200+ games for the Knights
    - Played 229 games for the Knights 1988-2000
    - Captained the Knights for 46 games from 1997-2000
    - Part of our Premiership winning team in 1997
    - Won Players Player 1996 & 1997
    - Also played for the Panthers
    - Represented Country once in 1989
    - Represented NSW once in 1998
    - Former President of the RLPA 2000-2006
    - Retired in 2000


    Andrew Johns

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    - "Joey"
    - Born 1974 in Cessnock, NSW
    - Brother of former Knights player Matthew Johns
    - Played 2 games of 20/20 cricket for NSW
    - One of only 7 players to play 200+ games for the Knights
    - Played 249 games in the NRL - all for the Knights
    - Captained the Knights for 106 games from 1998-2007
    - Represented Australia in 23 games from 1995-2006
    - Represented NSW in 24 games
    - Provan Summons Medal Winner 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2002
    - RLW Player of the Year 1998, 1999, 200, 2001 & 2002
    - Golden Boot Winner 1999 & 2001
    - Peter Frilingos Memorial Award 2005
    - Dally M Representative Player of the year 2005
    - Dally M Medal Winner 1998, 1999 & 2002
    - Dally M Halfback of the year 1995, 1998, 1999 & 2002
    - Has the most points for the club at 2176
    - Has the most goals for the club at 917
    - Has the most points in a season for the club at 279 in 2001
    - Has the most points in a match for the club at 34 in Round 21, 2001
    - Has the most goals in a match for the club at 11 in Round 2, 2006
    - Has equal most tries in a match for the club at 4 in Round 21, 2001
    - Clive Churchill Medal winner 2001
    - NSW Country Rugby League Team of the Century - Halfback
    - NSW Team of the Century - Halfback
    - Australian Rugby League Team of the Century - Halfback
    - 1 of only 8 "Immortals"

    Kurt Gidley

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    - "Kidley", "Gids"
    - Born 1982 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Younger Brother of Matthew Gidley
    - Plays Five-Eighth / Halfback / Hooker
    - One of only 7 players to play 200+ games for the Knights
    - Played 251 games for the Knights between 2001 & 2015 finishing second most capped player.
    - Represented Country in 3 games 2004-2007
    - Represented the PM XIII in 3 games 2005-2007
    - Represented NSW in 12 games 2007-2011
    - Represented Australia in 12 games 2007-2013
    - Won the Brad Fittler Medal in 2010
    - Represented the NRL All Stars in 2010 and 2011
    - Scored the second most points for the Knights with 1,228
    - Kicked the second most goals for the Knights with 452
    - Scored an even 80 tries for the Knights
    - Captained the Knights for 123 games - the most of any Knights player.
    - Currently playing for Warrington (2016)


    Danny Buderus


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    - "Bedsy"
    - Born 1978 in Taree, NSW
    - Father of 3 with wife Kris
    - One of only 7 players to play 200+ games for the Knights
    - Played a club record 257 games in the NRL
    - Captained the Knights for 67 games 2004-2012
    - Dally M Hooker of the year 2002, 2004 and 2005
    - Dally M Representative Player of the year 2002
    - Dally M Medal Winner 2004
    - Brad Fittler Medal Winner 2009
    - Represented Australia in 24 games 2001-2006
    - Represented NSW in 21 games 2002-2008
    - Captained NSW 15 Times (Second most of all time)
    - 2x Premiership winner with the Knights
    - Finished his career in week 3 of the finals 2013 by being knocked unconscious only 18 minutes in to a game we lost
    - Assisting the club in coaching roles 2014.
    - After the sacking of coach Rick Stone toward the end of 2015 he became the temporary head coach.
    - Currently in an assistant coach role (2016)
     

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    Kurt Hancock
    Born 1980
    Played one game for the Knights in 2005
    Former country player of the year.
    Played in France.
    Current coach in our juniors programme.


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    Charlie McAlister
    Born 1963
    Played 1 game for the Knights in 1988
    Also played Rugby Union in the UK
    Father of All Black Luke McAlister and NZ netball player Kayla McAlister.

    Amazing goal line kicker - once saw him kick it 60 metres on the full which carried it over all the other team, and with a good few rolls it went 90 metres. We pinned them in their 20 from a goal line kick.
     
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    Charlie reputedly kicked a ball over the top of the old grandstand.
     
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    Josh Mantellato
    "Mantree"
    Born in 1987
    Is 6 foot 5
    Has played one NRL game (so far) for the Knights in 2013
    Scored a try on Debut and kicked 3 goals
    Fantastic Goal Kicker for our NSW Cup team and competition high point scorer of 2012
    Represented Italy 7 times

    Topped the point scoring in NSW cup in 2012 and 2013 and also topped the pointscoring in the real NRL 3 years in a row.


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    Steve Gordon
    Born 1986
    Played 2 games total in the NRL - with the Knights in 2007

    Still plays in the real NRL and for the Newcastle Rebels. Wanted to play for Wyong last year but the Rosellas wouldn't release him from his contract.


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    Gavin Quinn
    Born 1981
    Played one game total in the NRL - for the Knights in 2003

    played in reserve grade with Anthony Quinn and Daniel Quinn. None of them were related.
    Had a long career in the real NRL for several different clubs and represented Newcastle for years.
     
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    Arnold Krewanty
    Born in Papua New Guinea
    Played two games in the NRL total - for the Knights in 1989
    Represented Papua New Guinea 10 times from 1987-1991

    One of the first players from PNG to play NRL and current Chairman of Selectors for PNG.


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    Michael Reid
    Played 3 games for the Knights in 1988 & 1999
    Also played for Canterbury in 1987

    I think he is the same Mick Reid who is a trainer in our NYC squad and was high performance manager for Fiji at the world cup.


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    I believe that. He was a Union fullback who loved to kick the hell out of the ball and could get us right down the field. He would have been good at 40/20s if they had them in those days.
     
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    Blake Mueller
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    Born 1982 in Newcastle
    Halfback
    Brother of fellow Knights player Brock Mueller
    Played 15 games with the Knights from 2003 - 2005

    Blake was a second row or lock. He was a tackling machine, but not big enough to make it in the bigtime. He set a record for number of tackles in a game in reserve grade - can't remember the number, but 50+.
     
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    Was apart of the inaugural Newcastle Knights squad in 1988
    Kicked 14 Goals for the Knights
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    George Ndaira

    Played 9 games for Lebanon and scored 2 tries and 13 goals
    Played 8 games for the Knights from 2009-2010
    Currently Knights NSW Cup Assistant Coach (2014)
    born in 1985 (age 28)
    Captained-coached The Kurri Kurri Bulldogs in the Newcastle Rugby League Competition last year (2013)
     
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    Thanks guys, I will update when I get on the computer again. Sorry Blake Mueller for the positional error, I was doing so much study I was going cross eyed at one point :lol:
     
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    It is an honor to be associated with a player such as George "Eyebrows" Ndaira, thanks Jekk!
     
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    Still plays for Lezignan in France during the Northern winter and is Captain, assistant coach and star player for Boston 13s in the USARL comp in America. Boston 13s were losing granfinalists in 2013.
     
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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO CLUB LEGEND TONY KEMP WHO TURNS 46 TODAY !!! :applause::applause::applause:

    Tony Kemp

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    - Born 1968
    - Utility Player
    - Played 87 games for the Knights 1988-1993
    - Also played for the South Queensland Crushers
    - Also played alot in the ESL for Castleford, Wakefield and Leeds
    - Represented New Zealand 25 times
    - Went on to coach the Warriors for 37 games 2004-2005
    - Currently commentates Rugby League for Maori Television
    - Appointed New Zealand Kiwis team manger in 2010



    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO CLUB LEGEND JOHN SCHUSTER WHO TURNED 50 YESTERDAY !!! :applause::applause::applause:


    John Schuster

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    - Born 1964 in Apia, Samoa
    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Dual International
    - Represented New Zealand 10 times 1987-1989
    - Represented Samoa / Western Samoa 5 times 1995-1999
    - Played 47 games for the Knights
    - Also played for Halifax in the ESL


    MASSIVE HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR FORMER COACH MALCOLM REILLY WHO TURNS 67 TOMORROW !! :applause::applause::applause:


    Mal Reilly - Coach

    - Born 1948 Yorkshire, England
    - Represented England and Great Britain 13 times
    - Played 89 games for Manly 1971-1975
    - Coached the Knights for 98 games 1995-1998
    - From those 98 games we won 62 games
    - He was our coach when we won our first premiership in 1997
    - Coached England 1987-1994
    - Overall he has coached over 700 games in the NRL, ESL and at international level



    BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ANTHONY QUINN WHO TURNS 32 TOMORROW !!! :applause::applause::applause:


    Anthony Quinn

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    - "Quinny"
    - Born 1983 in Penith, NSW
    - Played Wing / Centre
    - Played 107 games for the Knights 2002-2013
    - Also played with the Melbourne Storm
    - Returned to the Knights in 2013
    - Represented Country 3 times 2006-2008
    - Represented NSW 3 times in 2008
    - Retired in 2014 due to injuries
     
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    A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO CLUB LEGEND TONY BUTTERFIELD WHO TURNS 48 TODAY !!! :applause::applause::applause:

    Tony Butterfield

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    - "Butts"
    - Born 1966 in Penrith, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - One of only 7 players to play 200+ games for the Knights
    - Played 229 games for the Knights 1988-2000
    - Captained the Knights for 46 games from 1997-2000
    - Part of our Premiership winning team in 1997
    - Won Players Player 1996 & 1997
    - Also played for the Panthers
    - Represented Country once in 1989
    - Represented NSW once in 1998
    - Former President of the RLPA 2000-2006
    - Retired in 2000



    ALSO HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FORMER KNIGHT JOSH PERRY WHO TURNS 33 TODAY !! :applause::applause::applause:

    Josh Perry

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    - Born 1981 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played Prop
    - Played 142 games for the Knights between 2000 & 2007
    - Also played for Manly
    - Also played for St Helens in the ESL
    - Has a brother James who plays in the American NRL
    - Represented Country in 5 games from 2001 - 2009
    - Represented NSW in 3 games from 2003 - 2010
    - Represented Australia in 4 games from 2008 - 2010
    - Stars in a cute story about watching the Knights win the 1997 Grand Final and telling his mum he wanted to be there and then 4 years later was a part of the 2001 Grand Final winning team
     
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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ALEX MCKINNON WHO TURNS 22 TODAY !! :applause::applause::applause:

    Alex McKinnon

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    - Born 1992 in Aberdeen, NSW
    - Plays Second Row / Lock
    - Has played 43 games for the Knights
    - Represented Country once in 2013
    - Junior Kangaroo
    - NSW Under 20's Origin player
    - Current player for the Knights (2014)


    ALSO HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO LUKE MACDOUGALL WHO TURNS 32 TODAY !! :applause::applause::applause:

    Luke MacDougall

    - "Mad Pup"
    - Brother of Adam & Ben MacDougall
    - Born 1982 in Sydney
    - Played 2 games for the Knights in 2007
    - Also played for Cronulla, South Sydney, St George/Illawarra, Melbourne & Canterbury for 72 games total
     
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    Danny Buderus

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    - "Bedsy"
    - Born 1978 in Taree, NSW
    - Father of 3 with wife Kris
    - One of only 7 players to play 200+ games for the Knights
    - Played a club record 257 games in the NRL
    - Captained the Knights for 67 games 2004-2012
    - Dally M Hooker of the year 2002, 2004 and 2005
    - Dally M Representative Player of the year 2002
    - Dally M Medal Winner 2004
    - Brad Fittler Medal Winner 2009
    - Represented Australia in 24 games 2001-2006
    - Represented NSW in 21 games 2002-2008
    - Captained NSW 15 Times (Second most of all time)
    - 2x Premiership winner with the Knights
    - Finished his career in week 3 of the finals 2013 by being knocked unconscious only 18 minutes in to a game we lost
     
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    Bill Peden

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    - Born 1970 in Cessnock, NSW
    - Played Hooker / Lock
    - Played 190 games for the Knights 1994-2002
    - Captained the Knights for 13 games from 2000-2002
    - 2x Premiership winner with the Knights
    - Was Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Knights from 2004-2006
    - Finished his career at the London Broncos in 2003
    - Currently working as a Miner at Donaldson Coal (2014)
     
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    Darren Albert

    - Born 1976 in Auburn, NSW
    - Played on the Wing
    - Scored the winning try in the 1997 Grand Final
    - Played 89 games for the Knights from 1996-2001
    - Also played 23 games for the Cronulla Sharks in 2006
    - Represented Country for 2 games in 1997 & 2001
    - Represented NSW for 1 game in 1999
    - Played 118 games for St Helens in Super League UK from 2002-2005
    - Won a premiership with St Helens in 2002
     
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    Todd Bates

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    - Born 1983
    - Played Lock
    - Played 4 games in the NRL, All for Newcastle in 2003


    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO SHANE VINCENT WHO TURNED 41 ON THE 3RD OF MARCH !!!
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    Shane Vincent

    - Born 1973
    - Played 3 games for Newcastle in 1994
    - Also played for Penrith Panthers, South Sydney Rabbitohs & North Queensland Cowboys


    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO NEIL PICCINELLI WHO TURNED 47 YESTERDAY !!
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    Neil Piccinelli

    - Born 1967
    - Played 26 games for the Knights in 1998
    - Also played for the Illawarra Steelers and Hunter Mariners


    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO STEVE LINNANE WHO TURNS 49 TODAY !!!
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    Steve Linnane

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    - Dally M Rookie of the year 1985
    - Former Captain/Coach of Kurri Kurri
    - Played 18 games for the Knights in 1991
    - Also played for the St George Dragons 1985-1990
     
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    Ashley Gordon

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    - "Flash"
    - Born 1969
    - Played on the Wing
    - Scored 38 tries in 71 games for the Knights
    - Played 1 season with the Panthers before returning to the Knights in 1995
    - Dally M Winger of the Year 1990
    - Represented Country twice 1991-1995
    - Second Cousin of former Sharks player Isaac Gordon
     
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    Blake Mueller

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    - Born 1982 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Second Row/Lock
    - Brother of fellow Knights player Brock Mueller
    - Played 15 games with the Knights 2003-2005
    - Set a record for number of tackles in a game in reserve grade

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MIKE MCLEAN WHO TURNED 51 YESTERDAY !!! :applause::applause::applause:

    Mike McLean

    - Born 1963
    - Represented QLD 5 times 1991-1992
    - Played 17 games for the Knights in 1991
    - Also played for the Roosters and Gold Coast Seagulls

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO DANIEL ABRAHAM WHO TURNED 33 YESTERDAY !! :applause::applause::applause:

    Daniel Abraham

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    - Born 1981 in Belmont, NSW
    - Kurri Kurri junior
    - Played Second Row / Lock
    - Played 100 games for the Knights 2000-2007
    - Part of our premiership winning team in 2001
    - Also played for the Cowboys
    - Represented Country twice 2003-2004

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO KIRK REYNOLDSON WHO TURNED 35 YESTERDAY !! :applause::applause::applause:

    Kirk Reynoldson

    - "Ned Kelly"
    - Born 1979 in Brisbane, QLD
    - Captained the Knights for 1 game in 2007
    - Played 41 games for the Knights from 2005-2007
    - Also played for the Melbourne Storm and St George Illawarra Dragons
     
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    Ben Kennedy

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    - "BK"
    - Born 1974 in Casino, NSW
    - Played Second Row / Lock
    - Played 86 games for the Knights 2000-2004
    - Part of our Premiership Winning team in 2001
    - Captained the Knights in 9 games 2001-2004
    - Also played for Manly and the Raiders
    - Represented Country once in 2003
    - Represented NSW 13 times 1999-2005
    - Represented Australia 16 times 2000-2006
    - Dally M Lock of the Year 2005 and 2006
    - Dally M Captain of the Year 2006
     

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