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How Kalyn Ponga will survive the move to Newcastle's No.6

Promising signs: Kalyn Ponga impressed at No.6 in the trial against the Dragons.

Premiership-winning Newcastle No.6 Matty Johns believes Newcastle can push for a top-four berth with  Kalyn Ponga at five-eighth but  says the rising star is destined to spend time at fullback to help him cope with the defensive workload.

Ponga set for halves switch for Knights

Positional switch: Kalyn Ponga talks with coach Nathan Brown.

Knights superstar Kalyn Ponga will play five-eighth in 2019 and is set to form one of the most explosive halves pairings in the NRL alongside Mitchell Pearce.