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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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Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights: preview, video

Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights: preview, video

by , 24 Apr 2014 Video

The Canterbury Bulldogs and Newcastle Knights face-off on Saturday night at ANZ Stadium. The Knights have had the wood over the Bulldogs in recent times, winning all three of their clashes last season including the all important 22-6 victory in the qualifying final. The Knights have struggled for consistency to start the 2014 season and […]

Knights need to find character: Bennett

by , 22 Apr 2014

Visiting Alex McKinnon may have provided inspiration but Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett says his team is no closer to rediscovering the character that booked them a surprise 2013 NRL preliminary final. Bennett and a group of Knights players visited McKinnon in a Sydney spinal rehabilitation ward last week and were buoyed to learn the injured […]

The Knights are playing dumb footy

The Knights are playing dumb footy

by , 20 Apr 2014

Wayne Bennett-coached teams are usually renowned for their confidence, their resilience, their toughness, their courage, their skills, their concentration and most importantly, their smarts. However, these last two components have been lacking so far this season. They were displayed perfectly in their 32-6 loss to the Brisbane Broncos at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle on Friday […]

Tackle-machine McCullough just doing his job

by , 20 Apr 2014

Andrew McCullough just sees it as “his job” to make those tackles. The respected Broncos hooker had just made 59 tackles in Friday’s NRL win over Newcastle Knights of which 38 came in the first 40 minutes, but to him, it was just another night at the office. “It’s what I need to do in […]

Griffin praises Broncos after Knights thrashing

by , 19 Apr 2014 Video

Brisbane NRL coach Anthony Griffin has praised his players for their attitude in turning around the disappointment of their last-round loss to Gold Coast. Having witnessed the best Brisbane defensive performance of the season in shutting down Newcastle 32-6 at Hunter Stadium, Griffin said his players really lifted at training during the week when victory […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Brisbane Broncos: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Brisbane Broncos: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

by , 18 Apr 2014 Popular article! Video

The Newcastle Knights will be looking to continue their recent good form while the Brisbane Broncos will be hoping to arrest their previous two losses in tonight’s Round 7 blockbuster at Hunter Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:40pm (AEST). The Knights, who sit thirteenth on the ladder, will be looking […]

Liffting tackles: endemic or moronic?

Liffting tackles: endemic or moronic?

by , 18 Apr 2014

It took 24 days for the NRL to react to Newcastle Knight Alex McKinnon’s neck fractures in an illegal spear tackle against the Storm. The incident went beyond the “tragic” and “accidental” description. McKinnon fractured his C4 and C5 vertebrae in a spear tackle by Stormer Jordan McLean on March 23, his mobility future under […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Brisbane Broncos: preview

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Brisbane Broncos: preview

by , 17 Apr 2014 Video

How do you solve a problem like Ben Barba? He is a shell of the man who ran away with the 2012 Dally M Medal after back-to-back shockers for new club Brisbane. His season start was summed up by one of the final plays of their gut-wrenching 12-8 last-round loss to Gold Coast. Gun shy […]

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 […]

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