Ahead of the 2020 season, newcastleknights.com.au sat down with Daniel Saifiti in an effort to get to know him a little better.
Who am I: Daniel Saifiti
Who is most important to me: My family definitely, my brother and my partner, Mackenzie. Got a very big family
Greatest off-field achievement: Being the first out of my family to go to Uni, I didn’t finish it but I would definitely go back
Something you wouldn’t know about me is: Played soccer until Under 9’s and only moved over to league because I was getting too big and slow!
I’d be lost without: My brother, Jacob
What I love most about living in Newcastle: Grew up on the Central Coast
People would describe me as: Caring and genuine
As a kid my hero was: My uncle Paul or my Pop
The last book I read was: The Subtle Art, which is the first and only book I’ve ever read
My favourite thing to do in Newcastle is: Go to the beach or go to the baths, Merewether Surf house
My greatest on field moment: Definitely making my Origin debut this year, pretty cool doing it in Perth in front of my family