Fullback or five-eighth? That is the question.
After dazzling at the back-end of the 2018 season, Kalyn Ponga has left nib Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown with plenty to consider.
Where Ponga will line-up next season has been the topic of conversation over the break.
The live-wire's ability to play in the halves has led to much speculation that he will suit up in the No.6 next year.
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Ponga showed his ability play in the halves in the 20-12 Round 23 victory against the Panthers last season and took the NRL by storm in 2018 by finishing second in the Dally M and becoming the youngest recipient to win the RLPA Player's Champion.
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The Knights returned to training on Monday in preparation for the 2019 season and Ponga could find himself switching positions with Brown still uncertain where the 20-year-old will play.
"He does a lot of work KP," Brown said
"The key for us is that we'll let Kalyn play the way he plays whether he's at five-eighth or at one.
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"Getting him the ball and giving him opportunity to play when he wants the ball is great for him."
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Brown says he plans to experiment with different combination in the halves during pre-season with Connor Watson an option to play fullback.
"At the Rooster's, he (Watson) probably played his best football at fullback," Brown said
"We'll definitely practice a lot with KP and Connor at either position and see how it unfolds.
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"They're two players which we have a lot of confidence in, do they stand at six or one, we'll sort of decide on that over the pre-season."
With reports that the Knights are interesting in signing unsettled Bulldogs forward David Klemmer, Brown said whether they sign him or not, they are well in the hunt to sign a top-class big man.
"We've made no secret we want one or two players at that front rower status," Brown said.
"We've thrown a few punches and had a few misses.
"Hopefully in the next four to six weeks we can get something to fall in that area."