Player name: Will Pearsall
Club: Newcastle Knights
Position: Five Eighth
First Grade Debut: Knights v Wests Tigers, Round 6 2016
A Central Coast junior who came through the Manly ranks, Will played 3 years of NYC and captained his side to the Grand final, in 2015. Will possess great leadership skills, a strong kicking game and composure which caught the eye of Knights head coach Nathan Brown prompting a move to Newcastle in 2016. Will made his NRL debut in round 6 and is viewed as an integral part of the Knights resurgence in 2017.