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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 installation of coaching legend Wayne Bennett in 2012, appointed by new club owner and mining magnate Nathan Tinkler.

Newcastle Knights Articles

Mullen says Knights are building

by , 14 Apr 2014

Five-eighth Jarrod Mullen says Newcastle are beginning to build after a slow start to the NRL season. The Knights claimed their second win of the year against Canberra on Saturday at GIO Stadium in Mullen’s first match of the season after suffering a hamstring injury at the Auckland Nines. For the first time this year, […]

Gritty Knights too good for Raiders

by , 12 Apr 2014 Video

Newcastle have extended Canberra’s record losing streak at home with a 26-12 defeat of the Raiders. With the sides locked at 12-all at halftime Newcastle were far more enterprising, with Jarrod Mullen returning from a hamstring injury, in the second stanza as Canberra struggled to mount pressure in attack. Beau Scott crashed over in the […]

[VIDEO] Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

[VIDEO] Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

by , 12 Apr 2014 Video

It’s Saturday afternoon football in the nation’s capital as the Canberra Raiders take on the Newcastle Knights. Join The Roar for live scores and blog from 3:00pm AEST. The home team sits 13th on the ladder with a 2-3 record through 5 games. Last weekend saw them lose a game to the Panthers at a […]

Cowboys run in five tries to restore pride

by , 8 Apr 2014

Cowboys coach Paul Green says his side have restored some pride. North Queensland ended their three-game NRL losing streak on Monday, finally finding some flow in offence to down Newcastle 28-2 in Townsville. And the Cowboys eased some of the pressure on rookie coach Green with easily their best performance of the season, laying down […]

North Queensland Cowboys vs. Newcastle Knights: NRL live scores, blog

North Queensland Cowboys vs. Newcastle Knights: NRL live scores, blog

by , 7 Apr 2014 Popular article! Video

GAME SUMMARY FULL-TIME: Cowboys 28 – Knights 2 So there you have it – we’ve all been waiting for the Cowboys to click in 2014, and they finally did so tonight. Great performance all round for the North Queenslanders, but they’ll be particularly happy with the form of their 1, 6 and 7. Thurston was […]

Bennett defends Knights statement

by , 5 Apr 2014

Wayne Bennett has defended Newcastle’s decision to question the NRL’s judiciary process and claims the club owed it to Alex McKinnon to make their feelings known. In a strongly-worded statement issued on Thursday, the Knights blasted the decision to single out Melbourne prop Jordan McLean for his role in the three-man tackle that left McKinnon […]

Knights slam NRL over McKinnon tackle

by , 4 Apr 2014

The Newcastle Knights have slammed the NRL for singling out Melbourne prop Jordan McLean for his role in the three-man tackle that has left Alex McKinnon with a serious spinal injury, saying brothers Jesse and Kenny Bromwich should have also faced a judiciary hearing. McLean was found guilty of a dangerous throw and suspended for […]

Knights slam McKinnon report

by , 2 Apr 2014 Video

The Newcastle Knights have condemned a television report that claimed Alex McKinnon has been diagnosed as quadriplegic, saying it’s still too early to ascertain how much movement he will regain. The NRL club released on a statement on Tuesday saying uncertainty remained about the extent of the young second rower’s recovery from the serious spinal […]

Alex McKinnon’s injury is a wake-up call

Alex McKinnon’s injury is a wake-up call

by , 31 Mar 2014 Popular article!

Watching the live result of the three-man tackle on Newcastle Knights player Alex McKinnon just before half time last Monday night was sickening. It’s now been a week since what has been called “a terrible, terrible nightmare”, “tragic”, and “a devastating workplace accident”. But to describe it as an accident, when the 22-year-old is in […]

Wayne Bennett and rising for Alex at Hunter Stadium

Wayne Bennett and rising for Alex at Hunter Stadium

by , 31 Mar 2014

Wayne Bennett gets a lot of things right. He got it completely and utterly right on Sunday. I am not referring to how he coached the Knights on a hot Sunday afternoon at Hunter Stadium against the fellow winless team Cronulla, though the scoreline suggests he got that near perfect. No, Bennett was right about […]


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