Know your Knights !!

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    member 2299 Andrew 'Joey' Johns

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    David Seage. There was a guy destined for greatness but the body simply would not co-operate.
     
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    Jekk Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    Happy 40th Birthday tomorrow to 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
    - Last seen coaching Parramatta Under 20s team (2014)
     
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    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    That'd be 40 [MENTION=167]Jekk[/MENTION]. :lol:
     
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    Jekk Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    And thats why [MENTION=1596]rhugh89[/MENTION] does the birthdays :lol:
     
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    Jekk Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    Happy 30th Birthday today to James McManus! :dancing:

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    - Born 1986 in Scotland
    - "Jimmy" "Jimmy Mac" "The Flying Scotsman"
    - Wing
    - Has 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, his future is yet to be decided.
     
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    Jekk Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    Birthdays of the week:
    Monday

    NZ rep & former Warriors Coach Tony Kemp of the 1998-1993 Knights turned 48

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    And our infamous former NFL player Greg Smith of the 1999 Knights turned 43.

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    Tuesday

    NSW Rep & Prodigal son from the 2002-2006 & 2013 teams Anthony Quinn turned 33.

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    1995-1998 coach Mal Reilly turned 68

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    Sunday

    94-95 Knight and Australian rep Robbie Ross turns the big 4-0

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    9 gamer Ben Donaldson from the 2000/2001 teams turns 37

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    And surrounded in 2004 controversy, now at Hull KR former Knight Dane Tilse turns 31

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    Jekk Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    Happy Birthday!!

    Today:
    Kevin Naiqama
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    Kev played 15 games for us from 2010-2013 and today turns 27

    Josh Perry
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    Josh turns 35 today and played 149 games for us between 2000-2007.

    Tony Butterfield
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    Butts turns the big 5-0 today, a 46 game captain from his Knights career 1988-2000.

    Tomorrow:

    Luke MacDougall
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    Madpup turns 34 tomorrow


    Alex McKinnon
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    Alex turns 24!

    Saturday:


    Danny Buderus
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    Everyone loves ours most capped player Bedsy and he turns 38 on Saturday.
     
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    Matty23 Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Kevin already 27? Where has the time gone?
     
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    Jekk Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus Staff Member Admin

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    rhugh89 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Hey guys,

    We have done a massive update and clean up of the first page

    We will start to post birthdays again

    If you see any errors on the first page let us know so we can correct them

    Enjoy !!
     
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    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Mitch Barnett - Wingham tigers - not Wigham
     
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    rhugh89 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Happy birthday to the following players who have all celebrated a Birthday in the last week

    David Mullane (Knights Player #49)

    - Born 7/7/69
    - Hooker / Second Rower
    - Played 61 NRL games, All for the Knights 1990-1993

    Cooper Vuna (Knights Player #194)

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    - Born 5/7/87 in Auckland, NZ
    - 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

    Chris Bailey (Knights Player #184)

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    - Born 5/7/82 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

    Paul Rauhihi (Knights Player #129)

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    - Born 3/7/73 in Porirua, NZ
    - 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

    Tim Natusch (Knights Player #212)

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    - Born 3/7/86 in Papua New Guinea
    - Prop
    - Played 3 games for Newcastle in 2009
    - Retired after the 2015 season while playing for the Wynnum-Manly Seagulls in the QLD Cup

    Mitchell Sargent (Knights Player #196)

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    - Born 2/7/79 in Canowindra, NSW
    - Prop
    - 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

    Matt Gidley (Knights Player #98)

    - "Gids"
    - Born 1/7/77 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Older brother of fellow Knight Kurt Gidley
    - 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 (2017)
     
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    Lord of the Skraelings Paul the Chief Harragon

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    Did Mitchell Sargent ever make first grade for us?
     
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    mozza Game on broheim

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    Yeah he played a few games in 2007. Went pretty good as well.
     
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    Happy birthday to the following players who celebrate a Birthday this week !!

    Travis Waddell (Knights Player #240)

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    - Born 11/7/89 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
    - Currently contracted to the Broncos (2017)

    Brad Godden (Knights Player #66)

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    - Born 13/7/69 in Newcastle, NSW
    - Played 89 games for the Knights 1991-1996
    - Fullback / Wing / Centre
    - Represented Australia once in 1992
    - Also played for the Hunter Mariners and Leeds Rhinos
    - Retired in 1999

    Justin Ryder (Knights Player #133)

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    - Born 14/7/80 in Nepean, NSW
    - Winger
    - Played 27 games for the Knights 2000-2002

    Todd Lowrie (Knights Player #158)

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    - Born 14/7/83 in Scone, NSW
    - Second Rower / Lock
    - Played 57 games for the Knights 2003-2006
    - He has also played for the Broncos, Warriors, Eels and Storm
    - 2012 Premiership winner with the Storm
    - Retired in 2016
    - Current Head Coach of our Holden Cup Team (2017)

    Cory Paterson (Knights Player #189)

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    - "Pato"
    - Born 14/7/87 Perth, Western Australia
    - Second Rower
    - 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
    - Signed with Salford for the 2015 season
    - Currently playing for the Leigh Centurions (2017)
     
  16. danknights

    danknights Clint Newton

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    Oh the knight Ryder. What happened to him?
     
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    Billy Danny 'Bedsy' Buderus

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    Justin Ryder was a runner and assistant coach for one of our junior sides last year or the year before.
    I think I heard he was working in his father's real estate business.
     
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    Lefty Dave Woods

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    Your a legend Billy!


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    danknights Clint Newton

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    Well there ya go! Good to hear he was still involved up until recently. Very nice bloke off the field.
     

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