An after-the-siren sideline conversion from Knights skipper has earned Newcastle a miraculous comeback win over the Storm at Hunter Stadium.
Will the Knights sparkle like diamonds or fade further down the ladder after their clash with the Storm on home soil.
There was probably a time in his life where Newcastle Knights forward Chris Houston thought he'd never make it this far in his rugby league career.
Tough as Tungsten Knights second-rower Beau Scott is set to finish his career in the red and blue, extending his current contract until the end of 2017.
Knights coach Wayne Bennett has questioned whether South Sydney have the necessary variety in their arsenal to break through for a 21st premiership.
South Sydney have demolished Newcastle 50-10 in Cairns on the back of electric displays from their youthful outside backs.
They may be at opposite ends of the ladder but both the Rabbitohs and Knights will take winning form up to Cairns for this Sunday afternoon clash.
The Knights may be missing rep wingers James McManus and Akuila Uate, but rookie speedster Jake Mamo is ensuring his team aren't lacking in ability out wide.
Experienced Knights forward Adam Cuthbertson says the disappointment of losing to the Titans in RiseForAlexRound ensured they dug deep against the Roosters.
Proud Newcastle mentor Wayne Bennett has labelled Friday night's upset 16-12 win over the Sydney Roosters as the Knights' best win of the season.