Know your Knights !!

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  1. rhugh89

    rhugh89 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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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 for the Canberra Raiders and Brisbane Broncos
    - 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 playing for the Souths Logan Magpies in the ISC (2018)

    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 played for the Broncos, Warriors, Eels and Storm as well
    - 2012 Premiership winner with the Storm
    - Retired in 2016
    - Current Head Coach of our Jersey Flegg Team (2018)

    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, Salford and Leigh
    - Announced he was quitting the NRL at the end of 2014 to take up boxing
    - Currently playing for the Toronto Wolfpack (2018)
     
  2. rhugh89

    rhugh89 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Happy birthday to the following players who celebrate a Birthday this week !!

    Darius Boyd (Knights Player #230)

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    - "Darbs"
    - Born 17/7/87 in Brisbane, QLD
    - Fullback
    - Raised by his grandmother after the loss of his parents
    - Played 62 games for the Knights 2012-2014
    - Represented QLD 28 times 2008-2017
    - Represented Australia 23 times 2008-2017
    - 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

    Joel Edwards (Knights Player #218)

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    - Born 17/7/88 in Cessnock, NSW
    - Second Rower / Lock
    - Played 45 games for the Knights 2010-2012
    - Also played for the Canberra Raiders and Wests Tigers
    - Currently playing RL in France

    Brendan Worth (Knights Player #175)


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    - "Truck"
    - Born 18/7/84 in Darwin, NT
    - 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 Macquarie Scorpions in the Real NRL (2017)

    Sione Tovo (Knights Player #216)

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    - Born 19/7/88 in Mascot, NSW
    - Prop
    - Played one game for the Knights in 2009
    - Represented Tonga for one game in 2009

    Jamie Ainscough (Knights Player #69)

    - Born 20/7/72 in Sydney, NSW
    - Winger / 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

    Luke Quigley (Knights Player #147)

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    - Born 20/7/81 in Dubbo, NSW
    - Hooker
    - Played 41 games for the Knights 2002-2006

    Nathan Barnes (Knights Player #80)

    - Born 22/7/75
    - Winger / Centre
    - Played 41 games for the Knights 1994-1995
    - Also played for the Panthers, Parramatta and the Raiders
     

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