Steve Simpson Announces Retirement

One of the Newcastle Knights favourite sons Steve Simpson has today drawn the curtain on his long and distinguished career by announcing his retirement after 12 seasons with the Knights.

The boy from Broke joined the Knights via the Hunter Academy of Sport rugby league program back in 1996, going on to make 216 first grade appearances after debuting against Parramatta in April 1999.

Simpson played his junior football with the Singleton Greyhounds before beginning his NRL career with his one and only club, the Newcastle Knights. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest local players to emerge from the Hunter region and leaves behind a legacy which only