The Knights have named three sets of brothers in their squad to travel to the Downer NRL Auckland Nines on February 6-7.
He may only be 24, but Korbin Sims is ready to take on a leadership role at the Newcastle Knights in 2016.
Last year's wooden spooners have struggled to provide many Fantasy bargains in recent seasons but a couple of back-row vacancies could change that.
Newcastle second-rower Tariq Sims won't play until round six as he serves a five-game NRL ban for a shoulder charge from the final game of 2015.
Newcastle veteran Jarrod Mullen says the acquisition of Trent Hodkinson will help lessen the burden of running the NRL team.
Newcastle coach Nathan Brown says he's still on the lookout for players to add to his roster for the upcoming NRL season.
After leaving for the UK at just 25, new Knights recruit Mickey Paea believes he's returned to the NRL a more rounded and focused player.
Far from the undisciplined figure who was sacked by the Broncos four years ago, Newcastle centre Dane Gagai believes he's ready to lead the Knights youngsters.
Despite being unable to complete full pre-season training, new Knights halfback Trent Hodkinson is hoping to play in the Nines for the first time in 2016.
After making his Origin debut under Meninga, Dane Gagai thinks the former Queensland mentor won't let his Maroon allegiances influence his Kangaroos selections.