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Nominate a Knight for Sports Dad of the Year!

Nominations are now open for the 11th anniversary of the Philips Sports Dad of the Year award, where your nomination will help select ten finalists to vote on prior to Father’s Day.

NRL stars to have won the award in the past have included Wests Tigers’ John Skandalis (2009) who was the inaugural winner, Roosters legend Anthony Minichiello (2014) and Cowboys champion Johnathan Thurston (2015 & 2018).

The Award recognises sporting fathers who make positive impressions in the community, with the winner donating up to $10,000 to his charity of choice.

The nib Newcastle Knights have plenty of worthy dads, so why not nominate them to become a finalist this year. Make a nomination for your favourite Knights dad at 

Nominations close on 16 July and the ten finalists will be announced on 18 August.

Some of the dads at the Knights include:

Tim Glasby (father to Parker)

David Klemmer (father to Jackson, Cooper and David Junior)

Sione Mata'utia (father to Amiyah)

Jamie Buhrer (father to Reilly, Arya, Isla and Eden)

Edrick Lee (father to Kawhi and Liela-May)

Jesse Ramien (father to LaSharn)

Aidan Guerra (father to Olive and Sadie)

Pasami Saulo (father to Hikairo and Manuia)

Tautau Moga (father to Zara and Zahli)

James Gavet (R’Phael and James Junior)