NRL trial match, Newcastle Knights Vs Canberra Raiders at Wade Park, Orange NSW. Saturday 20th February 2016. Photo by Robb Cox © NRL Photos

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10. Phythian geared for first grade debut
 
It was a big surprise to plenty of people when the relatively unknown Dylan Phythian was named to make his debut in the penultimate round of the season.
 
The 21-year-old went on to make a good impression, scoring less than two minutes into his debut.