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This Saturday's match at Hunter Stadium will be Kurt Gidley's final home game for the Knights as well as his last Old Boys Day, and if that wasn't enough it will also be the captain's 250th NRL appearance.

Over the years only the most elite players have managed to reach the 250 milestone, but what makes Gidley's effort so impressive is that he has done it all at one club.

Very few players have achieved that, and on Saturday afternoon Gidley will be joining such illustrious company as Darren Lockyer, Nathan Hindmarsh and Anthony Minichello.

To make it even better, when Gidley runs out on Saturday afternoon he will also overtake close friend and Club legend Andrew Johns as the second most capped player for the Newcastle Knights.

To mark the occasion, Knights TV spoke to players and staff about Gidley's contribution to the Club.

Danny Buderus - Interim coach and former teammate

"The old motto that everyone's heard a thousand times at this Club is 'be the player that other players want to play with', and Kurt is definitely."

Jake Mamo - Teammate

"It'll be an awesome experience for me to play alongside him, considering I grew up watching Kurt play."

Jarrod Mullen - Teammate

"He's always bled the red and blue, and you can never say Kurt has ever taken a backwards step from anything."

John Thomas - Team Manager

"It's been a great ride for me, I've enjoyed those 250 games and haven't missed any."

Chris Houston - Teammate

"Newcastle was known because of 'Chief' and 'Joey' and 'Bedsy', and for a lot a young players including myself when I came to the Club, Kurt's just followed on in their footsteps."

Warren Smiles - Football Manager

"A lesson for any young player is that if you're not quite big enough or quick enough but you just try really hard and give everything you've got, then success may come to you."

Clint Newton - Teammate

"He's such a loyal friend, and I'll take loyalty and honesty over someone's football ability any day."