Knights Social: Klem's promise, Pearce Origin love

See what the nib Newcastle Knights players have been getting up to in their down time.

We've been keeping across the social media accounts of our troops and this is what they've been up to.

PLAYERS REACT TO PEARCE CALL-UP

Former Roosters teammate Todd Carney was thriller for Pearce. 

... AND KLEMMER

PUPPY TRAINING

Jacob Saifiti's pup has finished training school. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Puppy preschool gratuation day 👑 Graduated top of the class... Just like his dad 😉😂 #Koba

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PLAYERS VOICE

Daniel Saifiti wrote a column on PlayersVoice about his time in NSW camp:

When David Klemmer arrived at the Knights, we had a BBQ at his house with some of the boys and their partners, to talk about life in Newcastle.

That day he told me, ‘if you stick with me, I promise I can turn you into a rep player.’

I was thinking, ‘a few years down the track, maybe’. I didn’t think that I’d be starting this year in Origin. And not many other people saw it either.

But Klem said, ‘I’m serious. You work hard and I can turn you into a rep player.’

Read more here!

BROTHERLY LOVE

DSaf may be in Origin camp but he's thrilled for his brother Jacob getting his start in the NRL side this week. 

SPLIT LIP

Connor Watson shows off his battle scars. 

LOVE FOR THE CROWD

With almost 25,000 fans turning out to see the Knights beat the Broncos, the players took to social media to thank the fans.

 
 
 
 
 
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Cracking crowd once again. 🙏

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Good win on the weekend. Love playing at home

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