Ahead of the 2020 season, newcastleknights.com.au sat down with Kalyn Ponga in an effort to get to know him a little better.
Who am I: Kalyn Ponga
Who is most important to me: My mum, dad and little sister
Greatest off-field achievement: I haven’t probably achieved what I wanted to off the field, my goal was to go to University and study, started my secondary school teaching degree but haven’t finished it, that is probably something I want to achieve
Something you wouldn’t know about me is: My biggest fear is bugs!
I’d be lost without: Connor Watson
What I love most about living in Newcastle: I love the beach and my mates
I grew up: Grew up everywhere, spent the longest in Palmerston North which is in New Zealand
People would describe me as: Laid-back, easy-going and relaxed
As a kid my hero was: My dad
They were my hero because: He always inspired me to be the best that I could be
The last book I read was: The Subtle Art
My favourite thing to do in Newcastle is: Go the beach, get out and about, go on adventures and take photos
My greatest on field moment: My debut, playing for the Knights and then playing for Queensland as well.