Newcastle Knights

Last updated: 10 March, 2017

Newcastle KnightsThe Newcastle Knights entered the competition in 1988, and are best known for a dominant stretch in the late 90s and early 2000s that saw them claim two premierships. The Knights have struggled since that era however, making just four finals appearances in the past 13 seasons.

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2016 was easily the worst season Newcastle have ever endured. The Knights were beyond appalling, winning one game across the entire season, leading to a second consecutive last place finish and the departure of former club legend Danny Buderus as coach.

Senior coach: Nathan Brown
Captain: Trent Hodkinson
2016 finish: 16th
Premierships: 1997, 2001

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2017 Team List
Mitch Barnett, Jamie Buhrer, Brendan Elliot, Jaelen Feeney, Dane Gagai, Trent Hodkinson, Josh King, Rory Kostjasyn, Brock Lamb, Daniel Levi, Chanel Mata’utia, Peter Mata’utia, Sione Mata’utia, Pauli Pauli, Dylan Phythian, Tyler Randell, Nathan Ross, Daniel Saifiti, Jacob Saifiti, Ken Sio, Bradie Smith, Josh Starling, Jack Stockwell, Sam Stone, Anthony Tupou, Luke Yates

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Newcastle Knights Articles

Cowboys conquer courageous Knights

Cowboys conquer courageous Knights

by , 22 Apr 2017

The North Queensland Cowboys have defeated a hard-working and determined Newcastle Knights outfit this Saturday afternoon in Townsville.

North Queensland Cowboys vs Newcastle Knights Highlights: NRL scores, blog

North Queensland Cowboys vs Newcastle Knights Highlights: NRL scores, blog

by , 22 Apr 2017

Match result: The North Queensland Cowboys have defeated a hard-working and determined Newcastle Knights outfit this Saturday afternoon in Townsville.

Nathan Brown stands by shock axing of former NSW halfback

Nathan Brown stands by shock axing of former NSW halfback

by , 21 Apr 2017

Nathan Brown has defended his shock axing of Newcastle star Trent Hodkinson, saying it’ll provide a chance to test a new halves combination.

Knights to chase Kieran Foran if the price is right

Knights to chase Kieran Foran if the price is right

by , 20 Apr 2017

Rather than aim for a quick fix, cashed-up Newcastle coach Nathan Brown says he owes it to the Knights he has groomed to take his time and get the right marquee signings around them.

Knights throw their hat in the ring for Kieran Foran

Knights throw their hat in the ring for Kieran Foran

by , 18 Apr 2017

Newcastle have launched a bid to lure Kieran Foran, with the star NRL playmaker meeting with Knights coach Nathan Brown on the weekend.

The Newcastle Knights are the best club in NRL history. Here’s why

The Newcastle Knights are the best club in NRL history. Here’s why

by , 16 Apr 2017 Popular article!

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The Newcastle Knights’ top ten players

The Newcastle Knights’ top ten players

by , 15 Apr 2017

Originally coming into the competition in 1908, the Newcastle Rebels only lasted until 1909. But in 1988 the Newcastle Knights joined the then NSWRL along with the Brisbane Broncos and Gold Coast Seagulls.

Bird-less Brown remains confident of Knights marquee

Bird-less Brown remains confident of Knights marquee

by , 15 Apr 2017

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown remains confident of landing a big name for next season despite being recently turned down by Cronulla star Jack Bird.

Roosters break two-game losing streak with win over Knights

Roosters break two-game losing streak with win over Knights

by , 14 Apr 2017

Sydney Roosters five-eighth Luke Keary has continued his NRL resurrection with the game-breaking try in his team’s 24-6 Good Friday win over Newcastle.

Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

by , 14 Apr 2017

Match result: The Sydney Roosters are back in the winners’ circle with an 18-point win over the Newcastle Knights.


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