There were epic brain snaps, dramatic finishes and plenty of upsets in a highly entertaining Round 10 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
After Sunday's 62-0 loss to Cronulla, Knights coach Nathan Brown was under no illusions over the uphill battle his largely inexperienced side continues to face.
Club records were as broken as Newcastle Knights fans' hearts following the Sharks' huge 62-0 win on Sunday afternoon, a day that Valentine Holmes scored four.
Sharks wingers Valentine Holmes and Sosaia Feki have produced a seven-try haul in Cronulla's record win over Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium.
The official updated team lists for Sunday's clash between the Cronulla Sharks and the Newcastle Knights.
Knights lock Jeremy Smith has announced he will retire at the conclusion of the 2016 season following 13 seasons in first grade.
The Newcastle Knights are pleased to announce Daniel and Jacob Saifiti have agreed to extend their contracts with the club.
Originally from Mackay, Queensland, Dane Gagai's Indigenous background is Torres Strait Islander.
If the Sharks want to be true contenders in 2016 they should make short work of the Knights on Sunday, but nothing is guaranteed in this competition.
Newcastle Knights hooker Danny Levi still can't believe he spent the entire representative round with Stephen Kearney's Kiwis squad.