THERE is certainly enough potential within the Knights squad to suggest they could be a top eight contender this year.
A season with so much promise was dealt several body blows before a ball had even been kicked in 2010 for the Newcastle Knights.
THE Sydney Roosters are the first team into the 2010 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final, after a comfortable 32-6 victory over the Gold Coast Titans in front of 44787 fans at Suncorp Stadium.
IN front of a near-capacity crowd of 27,026 fans at Skilled Park, the Gold Coast Titans have defeated the New Zealand Warriors 28-16, ensuring a nervous wait over the course of the weekend for the visitors.
THE New Zealand Warriors have spoiled departing Parramatta Eels skipper Nathan Cayless' farewell with a 26-12 victory at Parramatta Stadium.
INSPIRED by Benji Marshall, the Wests Tigers have defeated the Melbourne Storm 26-14 in front of a sold-out crowd of 20,168 fans at Leichhardt Oval this afternoon.
THE Melbourne Storm has withstood a late South Sydney surge to hang on and register an entertaining 18-16 victory at AAMI Park this afternoon.
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs have emerged 90th minute 34-30 victors over a disappointing Wests Tigers outfit in front of 23298 mostly delirious fans at ANZ Stadium.
THE Melbourne Storm have comprehensively defeated a disappointing Canberra Raiders side 36-12 this afternoon at AAMI Park.
A ground record-equalling crowd of 20059 fans at Bluetongue Stadium have been on hand to witness a comprehensive 38-20 victory by the Manly Sea Eagles over the Wests Tigers which sees the Eagles swoop into the top four, for the time being at least.