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"I don't read too much in to past performances"

Past results have shown the Dragons are a tricky side.

The Newcastle Knights have only won twice out of their last ten encounters.

It’s a stat players would rather not think about. Tim Glasby included.

Past performance means nothing

But the veteran forward admits he doesn’t read too much into past performances.

“We’ve got a very different team at the moment and the Dragons have a different team as well,” Glasby explained.

He’s interested in what’s happening this season.

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With both sides winning just one of their three matches so far, there’ll be some desperation to record the points for Round four.

Glasby clearly impressed with the Dragons one-point win against the Broncos last week.

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“They were really good against the Broncos,” he said.

“It’s hard to play against the Broncos at Suncorp.

“They have definitely got a good team and they’re performing well for the most parts and it will be a tough job for us on Sunday.”

While Glasby has previously lined up in the no. 13 jersey, an injury to James Gavet will see him start in the no. 10.

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But for the 29-year-old, it doesn’t make much of a difference to him.

“Not much at all, it’s where you stand at the kick off and that is about it,” Glasby added.

“Sometimes 13s are expected to play longer minutes but Klem (David Klemmer) is playing more minutes than me anyways.

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“There’s not much of a difference in terms of what you’re doing, you just get out there and work through the middle of the field.”

The Knights depth this season a clear advantage when injury rears its ugly head.

“We’ve got a lot of depth which is good because we had that injury to big Daniel (Saifiti) in round one and we have needed that depth in the first three games already,” Glasby said.

“With Jimmy out, hopefully Daniel is good to go so looking forward to the challenge.”

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It also doesn’t hurt that Dragons captain Gareth Widdop has been sidelined with an injury.

“He’s a great leader for their team and provides a lot in leadership,” Glasby maintained.

 “He’s also a great talent, has a lot of skill and does a lot from the back.

“But Matt Dufty is a good player as well, so one good player comes in for another.”