In-form Knights hooker Danny Levi has revealed the close relationship he enjoys with his teammates has helped him clear any head noise created by the constant uncertainty surrounding his future at the club.
Levi has been among his side's best during their three game winning streak despite his manager being given the green light by the Knights earlier in the season to negotiate with rival clubs even though he still has a year to run on his contract.
A private meeting with coach Nathan Brown to define his role out of dummy-half has proven to be the catalyst for his own run of good form.
Brown's message to Levi was simple enough, emphasising the need to go back to basics and play to his strengths which is running the footy more and improving his effort areas.
That he has been able to produce arguably his best form despite the backdrop of uncertainty makes his efforts all the more commendable.
Levi says the support of teammates has made it easier.
"It's the boys we have here in the team. I reckon we are one of the closest teams so that's something that helps me out every day, showing up and seeing all the boys,"he said.
"I love all the boys here so they keep my mind off those sorts of things as well. Hopefully, I get to stay with them."
Levi said he hasn't entertained the possibility he might have to eventually leave the club.
"I haven't really thought about anything like that," he said.
"I think that gets in your head a bit too much so I've just concentrated on my footy and playing good and everything will work out I reckon."
Levi said the sit-down with Brown and his thoughts on how the hooker could improve his game after a couple of poor performances had made the difference.
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"He just said to simplify things and go back to what works for me and I was pretty excited about that," he said.
"He told me what was best for me and that was my running game. He said that's what he wanted me to do. It's something that I thought got me into first grade in the first place.
"I was always confident within myself. There was definitely a few games there where I let myself down but I've never really let that get to me too much and I've always had confidence I was going to bounce back."
Meanwhile, the Knights have named an unchanged 17-man squad to meet the Dragons in Mudgee on Sunday with some optimism in the camp that injured duo Connor Watson and Edrick Lee may recover in time to play.
Both players are carrying foot injuries and sat out training on Tuesday but will be given until later in the week to prove their fitness. Kurt Mann will replace Watson at five-eighth if he misses the game while Sione Mata'utia could again find himself out in the centres with Hymel Hunt on the wing should Lee succumb to his injury.
The versatile Jamie Buhrer could get another opportunity off the bench.