Barnett: 'We look sharper with Pearce in the side'
Mitchell Pearce returned to the paddock to complete his first full training session with the nib Newcastle Knights. Teammate Mitch Barnett was ecstatic to see him back on the field, and believes the Knights are a more polished product with Pearce running the side.
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J-Saf: Defensive effort, homecoming, individual confidence
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