Newcastle Knights

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 between 1997 and 2001. The Knights have experienced a series of coaching shake-ups over the past few seasons. Wayne Bennett was hired for the 2012 season after mining magnate Nathan Tinkler became of the club’s owner. However the departure of both Tinkler and Bennett saw Rick Stone named head coach, but he has since been replaced by Nathan Brown.

2015 was a season to forget for the Knights, who won just eight games and finished with the wooden spoon.

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Newcastle Knights Articles

Knights show spirit and fight in Parramatta loss

Knights show spirit and fight in Parramatta loss

by , 31 May 2016

In the last two weeks, Newcastle Knights have played very well in their losses. In Monday night’s match against Parramatta, they may have fallen short – but they never gave up.

Knights gallant, Foran injured as Eels eek out close win

by , 31 May 2016 Video

Parramatta have begun their long climb back to NRL respectability, rallying to beat wooden-spoon favourites Newcastle 20-18 in a thriller at Hunter Stadium.

Knights captain Sims signs three-year deal with Dragons, may move mid-season

by , 31 May 2016 Video

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown has refused to rule out the possibility of Country Origin forward Tariq Sims joining St George Illawarra before the June 30 transfer deadline.

Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels highlights: Eels edge past Knights

Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels highlights: Eels edge past Knights

by , 30 May 2016 Popular article! Video

Match Review: The Parramatta Eels have claimed their first victory since their salary cap penalty was handed down holding on for a 20-18 win over the Newcastle Knights.

The Roosters and Knights are awful and we’re cool with it

The Roosters and Knights are awful and we’re cool with it

by , 29 May 2016

Just because State of Origin is here to shaft club footy to the doghouse, it doesn’t mean we have to refrain from exercising our divine birthright to death ride the beleaguered coaches of the NRL.

2016 NRL season: Round 12 preview

2016 NRL season: Round 12 preview

by , 25 May 2016

With State of Origin just around the corner, just four matches will be played this weekend, and while the teams playing this weekend will be devoid of their Origin representatives, there will still be some interesting matches to watch.

Knights fail to identify alleged racist

by , 22 May 2016

Newcastle and the NRL have concluded an investigation into alleged racial abuse at Hunter Stadium without identifying a perpetrator.

Highlights: Tigers down Knights in battle of bottom four sides

by , 21 May 2016

It was a dour affair at Campbelltown Stadium as the Wests Tigers were able to pinch an eight-point victory over the hapless Newcastle Knights.

Knights implore Daley to pick Hodko

by , 21 May 2016

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown has launched an impassioned plea for Trent Hodkinson to retain his NSW No.7 jersey, saying he’s not to blame for their dire predicament.

Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights highlights: Tigers by 8

Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights highlights: Tigers by 8

by , 21 May 2016

Match result: The Wests Tigers took a win over the Newcastle Knights on Saturday, running out the winners by eight points in a match where neither side really impressed.


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