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Season Review: Jamie Buhrer

Jamie Buhrer is a natural leader.

He started the 2018 season as the nib Newcastle Knights co-captain alongside Mitchell Pearce.

He featured in 20 games, mainly as the utility option from the bench.

He was 'Mr Fix-it' for the Knights, playing in the backrow, hooker, centre and even five-eighth.

The 29-year-old had an injury scare in the Round 14 clash against the Sydney Roosters.

Buhrer was forced from the field with fears he'd torn his ACL but scans cleared him of anything serious and he returned to the line-up two weeks after against the Bulldogs in Round 16.

Buhrer is contracted until the end of 2019.

Moment of the year: Round 7 v Wests Tigers

It was arguably one of the best moments from the 2018 season.

Brown’s positional plan for Mann

Makeshift five-eighth Jamie Buhrer produced a pin-point kick for winger Shaun Kenny-Dowall to secure a last gasp try to steal victory against the Tigers.

It was a beautiful night in Tamworth the Tigers were leading 20-18 with two minutes remaining.

Mitchell Pearce was forced from the field and Buhrer found himself playing in the halves.

Buhrer received the ball from hooker Slade Griffin and noticed Tigers winger Malakai Watene-Zelezniak was compressed in the defensive line.

Kenny-Dowall was unmarked on the wing and Buhrer put in the kick.

The Knights winger soared over the top of his opposing number to clinch the game.

The Knights won 22-20 with Buhrer helping create one of the best moments of the season.

2018 Stats:

Games: 20
Avg running metres: 46.7m
Tackles made: 365 (85.9% efficiency)
Offloads: 2
Try assists: 1
Tries: 0
Tackle breaks: 7