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Ponga's boots haul in almost $15K

Everyone wants a piece of Kalyn Ponga... especially his boots!

One fan forked out a staggering $14,620 to be the owner of the fullback's footwear which went up for auction last week.

Safe to say, it's probably the most they've ever paid for a pair of football boots.

Luckily, it's all for a good cause.

All 17 boots worn by Newcastle Knights players against the Roosters in Round 11 were put up for auction.

They were painted by young indigenous artists to honour Indigenous Round, raise awareness and show support to the prevention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander, youth suicide and its related cause.

The impressive amount raised tallied a staggering $27,845.

Every pair of boots raised upwards of $420. The boots of Mitchell Pearce went for a respectable $2,320, Mitch Barnett $1,020 and David Klemmer $970.

Connor Watson, who was behind the initiative, also got a good price of $1,820.

All proceeds from the auction will go to the variety of charities involved including Cultural Choice Association, The Glen Centre, Kirinari Hostel and Baxter Detention Centre.