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

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

by , 23 Aug 2014 Popular article!

Wayne Bennett’s Newcastle Knights travel to Suncorp Stadium tonight, ahead of the master coach’s full-time return to the Brisbane Broncos in 2015. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 5:30pm (AEST). Since saying goodbye to the old Lang Park in 2008, Bennett has notched only two wins from his five return visits. The […]

Knights happy to wreck finals hopes

by , 18 Aug 2014

Newcastle insist they are not frustrated they have left their best form until their finals hopes had been extinguished after knocking off another top-eight team during their current purple patch of form. The Knights held on to beat an ill-disciplined New Zealand Warriors side 28-22 in front of 12,733 fans at Hunter Stadium on Sunday. […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 17 Aug 2014 Popular article!

MATCH RESULT: The Knights once again beat a top eight contender as they down the Warriors by 6 point. First it was the Roosters, then Melbourne and now the Warriors. Newcastle finishing the year strongly. New Zealand’s top eight hopes dealt a blow given that they now host the Roosters next week in a must […]

Darius Boyd released from mental facility

by , 15 Aug 2014

Newcastle star Darius Boyd has checked out of a Sydney mental health facility following treatment for depression but won’t play again this NRL season. The Knights confirmed on Thursday that the Queensland State of Origin winger was released from the facility after being admitted three weeks ago. “Darius Boyd has completed his rehabilitation program for […]

Incoming coach Stone says Knights’ future bright

by , 12 Aug 2014

Newcastle may have endured the season from hell but incoming coach Rick Stone says the last three weeks have convinced him there are brighter days on the horizon. The club on Monday announced Stone would replace Brisbane-bound Wayne Bennett at season’s end on a two-year NRL contract. Newcastle, currently in 14th, have endured a series […]

Rick Stone appointed head coach at the Knights

by , 11 Aug 2014

Newcastle Knights assistant coach Rick Stone has been appointed as the Club’s head coach for the next two years. Stone will take over from Wayne Bennett at season’s end, following Bennett’s decision to join the Brisbane Broncos next season. “We are pleased to announce Rick Stone will be our new head coach commencing in season […]

So your team lost, don’t Bellyache about referees

So your team lost, don’t Bellyache about referees

by , 11 Aug 2014

Across multiple press conferences this weekend, coaches took officials to task to continue a worrying trend – blaming referees rather than taking responsibility. The Storm were hard-done by on Saturday night, particularly with the penalty awarded very late in the game after the Storm drove Newcastle into touch after the referee had called held. The […]

Knights stun Storm with two late tries

by , 9 Aug 2014

Newcastle have scored two tries in the last two minutes and Kurt Gidley slotted a sideline conversion after the full-time siren to snatch a miraculous 32-30 win over Melbourne. After Akuila Uate dived over in the right-hand corner after the hooter, Knights skipper Gidley stepped up for his chance at glory and made no mistake […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Melbourne Storm: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Melbourne Storm: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 9 Aug 2014 Popular article!

MATCH RESULT: The Newcastle Knights have stunned the Melbourne Storm with two late tries seeing them run out a 32-30 victory. The Storm will be shattered with that result. They’ve spent three weeks on the road, including a mini-camp on the Central Coast before the match tonight. They will be wondering how they threw this […]

Storm’s McLean ruled out of Knights match

Storm’s McLean ruled out of Knights match

by , 9 Aug 2014

Melbourne’s Jordan McLean has avoided an emotional first clash at Newcastle since the tragic Alex McKinnon tackle after being ruled out of the match through injury. The Storm said McLean had withdrawn from Saturday’s match at Hunter Stadium because of a hamstring injury. He did not train on Wednesday after pulling up sore from their […]


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