The five questions the Knights must address prior to the 2015 season.
The Penrith Panthers have well and truly dominated the Newcastle Knights to take out the VB NSW Cup Grand Final to the noise of a 48-12 belting.
If rugby league fans are looking for an early dose of grand final action this weekend, then the 2014 NSWRL Grand Final Day is their answer.
A full preview of the 2014 VB NSW Cup Grand Final between the Panthers and Knights.
Former Cronulla teammates Kevin Kingston and Matt Hilder are both aiming to end their season on a high with a win in Sunday's NSW Cup grand final.
The Panthers and Knights have fought their way to the NSW Cup grand final after accounting for the Magpies and Cutters in the preliminary finals.
The Newcastle Knights have tumbled out of the 2014 Holden Cup finals series in straight sets, despite finishing the regular season as minor premiers.
It was a tough season for Knights fans, who knew their year was done and dusted by Round 14 - although a late rally leaves them with hope for a better 2015.
Departing Newcastle centre Timana Tahu is considering a move to Europe to finish his career - playing either rugby or rugby league.
Wayne Bennett has described a difficult 2014 season as his "finest hour" following his side's 40-10 shellacking of the Dragons on Sunday.