You can't take Newcastle out of the blood and life of Matthew Gidley, who played 221 NRL games for the club, was a part of the 2001 premiership winning side, and is their current CEO.

He was also an imperative part of the NSW Origin side from 2000 until 2004; playing 11 games for his state that included five tries.

Gidley sits down with Steve "Blocker" Roach in the fifth instalment of Turn Back Time in 2017, is proudly brought to you by Brydens Lawyers.