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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.

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Knights and Sharks’ pride and effort an inspiration

Knights and Sharks’ pride and effort an inspiration

by , 29 Jul 2014

I don’t expect my team to win on a weekly basis, however expect that they are fit, and that they give 100 per cent in every performance. Over my many years of watching rugby league though, I have learnt (usually the hard way) that a team’s performance on-field is often determined by events happening off […]

Who’s in the running to be the Newcastle Knights coach

Who’s in the running to be the Newcastle Knights coach

by , 27 Jul 2014

Following Wayne Bennett’s decision to return to the Brisbane Broncos, the Newcastle Knights find themselves without a coach for next season and lacking direction. Below are those thought to be in the running for the top job at Newcastle next year. Rick Stone Many consider Stone the obvious choice after being pushed out of the […]

[VIDEO] Robinson bemoans refereeing as Knights down Roosters in a thriller

by , 25 Jul 2014

A Tyrone Roberts-inspired Newcastle Knights defied the odds in the second half to upset the Sydney Roosters 16-12 at Hunter Stadium on Friday night. Down 6-0 at halftime and without injured skipper Jarrod Mullen (abdominal strain), the 14th-placed Knights led 10-6 in the 63rd minute after two tries from Roberts. The defending premiers took back […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 25 Jul 2014 Popular article!

MATCH RESULT: The Knights have secured arguably their best win of the season as the Roosters once again fail to get the job done against opposition they are expected to defeat. The Roosters top four hopes take a big hit and now the Rabbitohs can kick clear if they beat the Raiders on Monday. Defending […]

Darius Boyd admitted to clinic – seeks treatment for depression

Darius Boyd admitted to clinic – seeks treatment for depression

by , 23 Jul 2014

Newcastle fullback Darius Boyd has been admitted to a mental health clinic today in order to seek treatment for depression. The club has released no details about Boyd’s condition, and has not issued a timeframe on his recovery. They have, however, asked the media to respect his privacy in a statement from Knights CEO Matt […]

TURNER: Bennett’s Broncos homecoming is a play for power

TURNER: Bennett’s Broncos homecoming is a play for power

by , 22 Jul 2014

The Broncos have made a sizeable gamble by re-hiring Wayne Bennett as their main man, but it had to happen for the club to reposition itself as one of the NRL superpowers. Despite moderate success in his three seasons at Newcastle, Bennett was clearly the best coach on the market and the Broncos would have […]

Is Darius Boyd league’s most disloyal or loyal player?

Is Darius Boyd league’s most disloyal or loyal player?

by , 22 Jul 2014

A few hours after Wayne Bennett made his decision to leave Newcastle at the end of the season, Knights fullback Darius Boyd notified the club that he too would be leaving. So is Darius the most loyal player in rugby league, or the most disloyal? On one hand, his loyalty to the man who made […]

Wayne Bennett should roll over for Stone at the Knights

Wayne Bennett should roll over for Stone at the Knights

by , 21 Jul 2014

What is the point in Wayne Bennett remaining coach of Newcastle for the rest of the season? The Knights should part company with him now and let Rick Stone take over for the last seven rounds. It wouldn’t be a case of the club sacking Bennett or being disrespectful to him by suggesting the two […]

Newcastle Knights vs Gold Coast Titans: NRL live scores, blog

by , 20 Jul 2014 Popular article!

The Newcastle Knights take on the Gold Coast Titans at Hunter Stadium today. Join The Roar for live scores from 2:00pm (AEST). These sides last met way back in Round 7 2013, which the Knights won comfortably, 30-6. The Knights are coming off the back of three straight victories, which have propelled them from the […]

Koukash keen on buying NRL’s Knights

by , 17 Jul 2014

British billionaire Marwan Koukash is keen on buying the Newcastle NRL club, but whether Knights’ fans would welcome another cashed-up owner after the failed experiment with Nathan Tinkler remains to be seen. After reports linked the Salford Red Devils’ Super League owner to the Knights on Wednesday, the 55-year-old Koukash took to Twitter to say […]


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