Willie Mason
Mason is expected to re-sign soon

The Newcastle Knights are closing in on re-signing big-hitting forward Joel Edwards.

After he knocked back a lucrative three-year contract extension last summer, negotiations stalled during the team’s five-game losing streak, but it is understood the 24-year-old Cessnock junior and the Knights have all but agreed to terms on a new two-year deal.

The Knights are expected to announce the re-signing of second-rower Chris Houston any time soon, and are confident of extending prop Willie Mason’s contract for at least another year.

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