After 24 rounds in 2017, the Newcastle Knights only amassed a total of five wins.
While it was four more wins than what the Knights managed in 2016, it still wasn't good enough.
Fast forward to Round 8 of the 2018 season and the Knights have already matched their season total of wins from last season.
It has been an incredible turnaround for the Knights which fan favourite Nathan Ross attributes to the family culture that was built at the club during the pre-season.
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LISTEN to the full chat with the "Ross Dog" below where he talks about all things Newcastle including a massive wrap for superstar Kalyn Ponga.