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Newcastle KnightsWith inspirational captain Danny Buderus leaving the Newcastle Knights at the end of season 2008, the days when Buderus and Andrew Johns would lead the Knights to victory are now over. A team effort from 2009 onwards is now required to steer Newcastle back to its glory days when it won two premierships inside five NRL seasons in 1997 and 2001. The Knights will be boosted by the appointment of coaching legend Wayne Bennett in 2012, appointed by new club owner and mining magnate Nathan Tinkler.

In 2014, the Knights finished the season in 12th position after a disappointing season.

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Newcastle Knights Articles

NRL season preview: Newcastle Knights

NRL season preview: Newcastle Knights

by , 27 Jan 2015

The Newcastle Knights are just one of many sides that will be glad to see the back of 2014. They finished the NRL in 12th position and struggled badly through the early parts of the season, however they finished 2014 with a bang, winning eight of their final 11 games. Hopefully the can take that […]

Newcastle ready for life after Bennett

by , 18 Jan 2015

Newcastle winger James McManus says the return of coach Rick Stone could be a boost for the NRL club, admitting that players struggled to handle the prestige that came with former mentor Wayne Bennett. “I think sometimes with Wayne and the guys that were here, a lot of guys sort of went into their shells […]

Alex McKinnon stands after spinal injury

Alex McKinnon stands after spinal injury

by , 14 Jan 2015

Alex McKinnon continues to inspire the Newcastle Knights with coach Rick Stone revealing he stood up on his own for the first time since suffering a devastating spinal injury in an NRL game last March. The former Knights forward has returned to Newcastle following rehabilitation in Sydney after suffering the injury in a tackle which […]

PRENTICE: Knights folk still rising high for their man Alex

PRENTICE: Knights folk still rising high for their man Alex

by , 26 Nov 2014

There were a number of rugby league topics worthy of comment in the past week. These included Shane Flanagan’s blunt refusal to discuss the ASADA aftermath, a newspaper poll showing that fans don’t rate the NRL heads of state, and news that there is likely to be a serious bid for a second New Zealand […]

Knights officially release Darius Boyd

Knights officially release Darius Boyd

by , 1 Nov 2014

Darius Boyd is free to link up with mentor Wayne Bennett and rejoin Brisbane after being granted a release by Newcastle. The Test and Queensland back is expected to sign an NRL contract with the Broncos in the coming days after the 27-year-old and the Knights mutually agreed to part ways. Ever since Wayne Bennett […]

Newcastle have the roster to make the eight in 2015

Newcastle have the roster to make the eight in 2015

by , 29 Oct 2014

We all know how lethal the knights can be when on song. We saw glimpses of their 2013 form, in which they made the finals, this season but they still struggled to get out of that bottom four. So, how will they make the top eight next year? How can they regain their confidence and […]

Mata’utia brothers sign with Bulldogs – Newcastle left hoping!

by , 30 Sep 2014

I woke this morning to a rude shock. I turned the television on to notice that it would reach a top of 33 degrees in Sydney, but this was barely the news that left me feeling ill in the stomach. “Bulldogs secure Knights band of brothers Sione, Chanel and Pat Mata’utia” was one of the […]

Mastermind season review: Newcastle Knights

Mastermind season review: Newcastle Knights

by , 20 Sep 2014

After finishing seventh and getting to within one game of the grand final in 2013, much was expected of the Newcastle Knights this year. However, several issues plagued the club this year including the career-ending neck injury to Alex McKinnon, the relinquishing of club ownership by Nathan Tinkler, and the departure of coach Wayne Bennett […]

Mason farewells Knights fans in style

by , 8 Sep 2014

His coach wouldn’t admit to feelings of emotion, but Knights enforcer Willie Mason says hearing his name chanted by 20,000 people during his last game at Hunter Stadium would be a lasting memory of his time at Newcastle. The Knights farewelled coach Wayne Bennett, Mason, veterans Adam Cuthbertson and Timana Tahu and hooker Travis Waddell […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs St George Illawarra Dragons: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs St George Illawarra Dragons: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 7 Sep 2014 Popular article!

The Newcastle Knights will host the Illawarra Dragons at Hunter Stadium in the final game for the two clubs in 2014. Join The Roar from 1:55pm AEST for live scores, blogs, and debate. With the Knights and Dragons placed 12th and 11th respectively this game will be fought solely for pride and the development of […]


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