Ahead of the 2020 season, newcastleknights.com.au sat down with Sione Mata'utia in an effort to get to know him a little better.

Who am I: Sione Mata'utia

Who is most important to me: My family

My Greatest off-field achievement: Having my first child and buying my first house

Something you wouldn’t know about me is: I have a twin sister

I’d be lost without: My fiance

What I love most about living in Newcastle: The beaches, weather and lifestyle

I grew up: In Newcastle and Raymond Terrace

People would describe me as: Nice and friendly

As a kid my hero was: My eldest brother

They were my hero because: He was inspirational, especially in regards to footy

The last book I read was: Barefoot Investors

My favourite thing to do in Newcastle is: Play Golf

My greatest on field moment was: Beating the Roosters on my debut