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Think you know all there is to know about the nib Newcastle Knights? Think again.

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Q.1: What year did a Newcastle team first feature in the NSWRL (Now the NRL)?

a) 1908

b) 1989

c) 1988

d) 1987

Q.2: Who is ranked as player No.1 in the Knights official debut numbers?

a) Tony Butterfield

b) Sam Stewart

c) David Boyd

d) Ashley Gordon

Q.3: Who scored the opening try of the 2001 Grand Final?

a) Ben Kennedy

b) Steve Simpson

c) Timana Tahu

d) Bill Peden

Q.4: Who is the Knights all-time highest try-scorer?

a) Adam MacDougall

b) Akuila Uate

c) Robbie O’Davis

d) Timana Tahu

Q.5: Who is the eldest of the Mata’utia brothers?

a) Chanel Mata’utia

b) Sione Mata’utia

c) Pat Mata’utia

d) Peter Mata’utia

Q.6: Who is the most capped Knight of all time?

a) Tony Butterfield

b) Andrew Johns

c) Danny Buderus

d) Kurt Gidley

Q.7: How many finals series have the Newcastle Knights featured in?

a) 13

b) 14

c) 12

d) 11

Q.8: What is the capacity of McDonald Jones Stadium?

a) 30,000

b) 25,000

c) 34,000

d) 33,000

Q.9: Who won the Clive Churchill Medal in the 1997 Grand Final?

a) Andrew Johns

b) Matthew Johns

c) Robbie O’Davis

d) Paul Harragon

Q.10: The biggest win in Knights history was a 60-0 blowout. Who were the opposition?

a) Wests Tigers

b) Canberra Raiders

c) South Sydney Rabbitohs

d) North Queensland Cowboys

Q.11: Who were the Knights first opponents when they entered the Winfield Cup in 1988?

a) Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

b) Parramatta Eels

c) Western Suburbs Magpies

d) Balmain Tigers

Q.12: Who was the inaugural Captain of the Newcastle Knights?

a) Michael Hagen

b) Sam Stewart

c) Mark Sargent

d) Tony Butterfield

Q.13: Which of these is NOT a former name for McDonald Jones Stadium?

a) Newcastle Stadium

b) Newcastle International Sports Centre

c) Hunter Stadium

d) Ausgrid Stadium

Q.14: Who of the following is NOT in the Newcastle Knights Hall of Fame?

a) Allan McMahon

b) Tony Butterfield

c) Mark Hughes

d) Paul Harragon

Q.15: Who were the Knights made to take on in the 2002 World Club Challenge?

a) St Helens

b) Leeds Rhinos

c) Wigan Warriors

d) Bradford Bulls

Q.16: In which season did the Knights average their highest home crowd attendance?

a) 1997

b) 2006

c) 2001

d) 1989

Q.17: Who of the following has the most caps for New South Wales?

a) Kurt Gidley

b) Paul Harragon

c) Danny Buderus

d) Andrew Johns

Q.18: Who was the first Knight to represent their country?

a) Mark Sargent

b) Paul Harragon

c) Adrian Shelford

d) Tony Kemp

Q.19: Who of the following has NOT represented Australia in a Test match?

a) Kurt Gidley

b) Kalyn Ponga

c) Akuila Uate

d) Sione Mata’utia

Q.20: Which Club did Adam ‘Mad-Dog’ MacDougall make his debut for?

a) Sydney City Roosters

b) South Sydney Rabbitohs

c) Newcastle Knights

d) Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

Q.21: Who was the first Coach of the Newcastle Knights in 1988?

a) Warren Ryan

b) Allan McMahon

c) Mal Reilly

d) David Waite

Q.22: Who succeeded Michael Hagan as Knights coach in 2007?

a) Rick Stone

b) Wayne Bennett

c) Brian Smith

d) Nathan Brown

Q.23: Who was the inaugural winner of the Danny Buderus Medal when it was first introduced in 2014?

a) Dane Gagai

b) Akuila Uate

c) Kurt Gidley

d) Beau Scott

Q.24: Who was the Knights top try-scorer in 2019?

a) Mitchell Pearce

b) Kalyn Ponga

c) Hymel Hunt

d) Shaun Kenny-Dowall

Q.25: Which Knight made the most tackles in 2019?

a) David Klemmer

b) Danny Levi

c) Mitch Barnett

d) Lachlan Fitzgibbon



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