Politis backing SKD
ROOSTERS outcast Shaun Kenny-Dowall can thank his old boss, Nick Politis, for saving his footy career in the NRL. Originally,g y, Newcastle Knights withdrew a four-year r contract offer to the former Kiwi Test winger after he was s allegedly caught in possession of cocaine. Then there was a backflip. . Politis rang his old mate John Quayle, who is a director or at the Knights and part of the club’slub’s recruitment committee. He gave “SKD” a glowing reference, said he was a decent young man who had made a mistake. The Knights took the advice on board and are back in talks with SKD’s agent.