Tag: KALYN PONGA

Meninga backs Ponga for bigger things

Australian coach and proud Queenslander Mal Meninga believes State of Origin isn’t too far away for Newcastle recruit Kalyn Ponga after a stunning club debut last weekend against Manly. Ponga was outstanding and received three Arthur Beetson Medal votes. “I thought he was exceptional in his first game,” Meninga said on Fox Sports’ Queenslanders only. “We […]

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Kalyn Ponga’s father slams Cowboys for turning their back on his son

Kalyn Ponga’s father has sensationally told The Sunday Telegraph that North Queensland refused to support his son’s wishes to further his studies outside of football. Ponga turned down a contract extension from the Cowboys earlier in the season and that’s where the club turned their back on Ponga’s education according to Andre Ponga. The 18-year-old […]

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Newcastle offer rising prodigy outrageous deal worth over $3 million

Boom prodigy Kalyn Ponga is set to become the richest teenager in NRL history with reports breaking on Wednesday Ponga had been offered a whopping $3.6 million offer from the Newcastle Knights. The deal is reportedly worth over $700,000 a season for five years despite Ponga only ever playing two NRL games. Ponga has had […]

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