THE Knights have officially announced the signing of teenage sensation Kalyn Ponga on a four-year deal starting in 2018.
The 18-year-old, who has played just two first-grade games for the Cowboys, will see out the final year of his contract with North Queensland before making the move to Newcastle.
Knights coach Nathan Brown is looking forward to adding one of the games hottest young talents to their roster in 2018.
“There is no doubt Kalyn is a very talented and exciting young player and his signing is definitely a coup for the club,” said Brown.
“We look forward to further developing his talent and welcoming his family to Newcastle.”
Knights CEO Matt Gidley believes they have secured an important player in the clubs building toward the future.
“To secure Kalyn from 2018 is really pleasing for everyone at the club,” said Gidley.
“Kalyn made this decision with his family and he’s excited to be a part of the future of our club.”