Kade Snowden has finally agreed to terms with the Newcastle Knights after a meeting with cashed-up owner Nathan Tinkler sealed the deal yesterday.

Snowden will join the Knights in 2012 on a four year deal.

The Cronulla Sharks had been fighting an uphill battle to keep their star prop ever since he back-flipped on an extension in February, following an 11th-hour plea from Tinkler.

The Knights deal is rumoured to be $320K per year. Snowden is also rumoured to be getting three race horses while his player manager is getting $50K cash to get the deal done.

It’s not exactly clear how all this works under the NRL salary cap but it will be interesting to see how it plays out.

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