Poli­tis back­ing SKD

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - SPORT -

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.

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