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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.

Newcastle Knights Articles

Newcastle have the roster to make the eight in 2015

Newcastle have the roster to make the eight in 2015

by , 29 Oct 2014

We all know how lethal the knights can be when on song. We saw glimpses of their 2013 form, in which they made the finals, this season but they still struggled to get out of that bottom four. So, how will they make the top eight next year? How can they regain their confidence and […]

Mata’utia brothers sign with Bulldogs – Newcastle left hoping!

by , 30 Sep 2014

I woke this morning to a rude shock. I turned the television on to notice that it would reach a top of 33 degrees in Sydney, but this was barely the news that left me feeling ill in the stomach. “Bulldogs secure Knights band of brothers Sione, Chanel and Pat Mata’utia” was one of the […]

Mastermind season review: Newcastle Knights

Mastermind season review: Newcastle Knights

by , 20 Sep 2014

After finishing seventh and getting to within one game of the grand final in 2013, much was expected of the Newcastle Knights this year. However, several issues plagued the club this year including the career-ending neck injury to Alex McKinnon, the relinquishing of club ownership by Nathan Tinkler, and the departure of coach Wayne Bennett […]

Mason farewells Knights fans in style

by , 8 Sep 2014

His coach wouldn’t admit to feelings of emotion, but Knights enforcer Willie Mason says hearing his name chanted by 20,000 people during his last game at Hunter Stadium would be a lasting memory of his time at Newcastle. The Knights farewelled coach Wayne Bennett, Mason, veterans Adam Cuthbertson and Timana Tahu and hooker Travis Waddell […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs St George Illawarra Dragons: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs St George Illawarra Dragons: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 7 Sep 2014 Popular article!

The Newcastle Knights will host the Illawarra Dragons at Hunter Stadium in the final game for the two clubs in 2014. Join The Roar from 1:55pm AEST for live scores, blogs, and debate. With the Knights and Dragons placed 12th and 11th respectively this game will be fought solely for pride and the development of […]

Eels not giving up on 2014 despite Knights thrashing

by , 31 Aug 2014

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur defiantly declared his side’s NRL season was not over despite a 42-12 thumping at the hands of Newcastle at Hunter Stadium on Saturday. Needing wins in their final two games to guarantee a place in the top eight, the Eels led 12-8 at halftime but were blown away in the second […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 30 Aug 2014 Popular article!

The Newcastle Knights have caused several upsets at home in recent weeks and will look to cause another when they face a Parramatta Eels side desperate to keep their season alive. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 3:00pm AEST. Parramatta are coming off perhaps their best win of the season, after being […]

[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 […]


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