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Tag: Kalyn Ponga

Ponga magic not enough to save Knights

They played a vital role getting Newcastle to the NRL finals but Knights' duo Mitchell Pearce and Bradman Best failed to fire on Sunday.

Ponga backs team’s ability to win

Newcastle superstar Kalyn Ponga has backed his team's ability to win ugly, taking the positives from an NRL campaign that has spluttered in 2021.

Knights’ finals warm-up soured by Broncos

Brisbane have soured Newcastle's NRL finals preparation with a 35-22 win at Suncorp Stadium, providing a fond farewell to retiring captain Alex Glenn.

Knights seek freedom for tight attack

Newcastle heads into the NRL's final series with a worrying attacking record, with the worst numbers of any finals side since 2007.

Ponga committed to Knights’ NRL title dream

Newcastle star Kalyn Ponga says he's more determined than ever to win the NRL title this year before his best mate Connor Watson goes to the Roosters.

Pearce return boosts Knights’ NRL quest

Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien believes having Mitchell Pearce and Kalyn Ponga on the field at the same time is a huge boost to the Knights' NRL finals push.

O’Brien hoses down Ponga five-eighth move

Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien has poured cold water on reports Kalyn Ponga is set for a contract ex-tension and a shift to five-eighth.

Ponga dismisses feud talk with coach Green

Newcastle Knight Kalyn Ponga has shot down any suggestion of a feud with Paul Green as he prepares to play his first game under the Queensland coach in almost four years.