This is the most truthful statistic in rugby league which we have failed to talk about this week.
The Newcastle Knights are undefeated in August and the Sydney Roosters are winless in August.
Matty Johns was very strong on this last night on his Monday Night with Matty Johns on Fox Sports.
“Thursday night, I told you boys we [Newcastle] were going to make it three-in-a-row. I was mocked, I was ridiculed, I was laughed at, I was treated like a pariah, a second class citizen. Well jam that up ya, boys!," joked Matty on Fox Sports
The Knights face the Melbourne Storm this week and Matty reckons it’s going to be a terrific game.
“It’s gonna be tough… but [Newcastle] are playing with a sense of adventure,” he said, on Triple M Grill Team.
“I reckon it’ll be a real tight one.” Listen to the full audio below.