The Dragons have tasted victory for the first time since Round 12, downing a resilient Knights side at Jubilee Oval on Sunday afternoon.
He played 257 first grade games for Newcastle, but the playing career of interim Knights' coach Danny Buderus could have panned out very differently.
Both teams have done it tough of late, both will be hoping to replicate their superhero themed jerseys and lift a gear and entertain the crowd.
Jake Mamo has admitted Newcastle players are feeling guilty for the way former coach Rick Stone was dumped by the club on Monday.
Wests Tigers lock Martin Taupau and Broncos prop Adam Blair have both entered an early guilty plea, and will miss three and two weeks respectively.
Newcastle five-eighth Jarrod Mullen will have toe surgery this week that will see him miss the rest of this NRL season.
Andrew Johns says Newcastle have lost their culture and the side no longer knows what they stand for, following the sacking of coach Rick Stone on Monday.
The Newcastle Knights board have advised Rick Stone's position as head coach was 'untenable', with club legend Danny Buderus to act as interim coach.
Miraculously playing just one week after leaving the field with an irregular heartbeat, Newcastle centre Dane Gagai says his heart complications will reoccur.
Newcastle Knights took one step forward and several steps back as South Sydney ran riot on a night where Rabbitohs captain Greg Inglis and his team stood tall.