Newcastle Knights Team
The Newcastle Knights (aka 'Knights') are a Newcastle based Rugby League team.
Controversial Newcastle NRL signing Russell Packer says he is confident of winning a premiership at the Knights under supercoach Wayne Bennett in the next few years.
Akuila Uate has no hard feelings over his representative snubbing for Australia and NSW but the Fijian flyer would still like to prove a point at the Rugby League World Cup.
Newcastle fullback Darius Boyd is the Knights Player of the Year.
Warriors and Test prop Russell Packer is headed to Newcastle next season after penning a four-year deal with the NRL club.
Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett has described reports that linked him with a move away from the NRL club as "rubbish".
Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett has confirmed he will stay at the club, according to News Corp Australia reports.
Trent Robinson saluted the character of his Sydney Roosters after they put a tumultuous 48 hours behind them to book a place in the NRL grand final against Manly.
The final ride lasted longer than he could ever have imagined, but it was never meant to end this way for Danny Buderus.
The Sydney Roosters have one foot in next Sunday's NRL grand final with two tries on the stroke of halftime giving them a 12-4 lead over Newcastle.
Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett will sit back on Saturday and watch a team of his run out for the 685th time when the Knights take on the Sydney Roosters for a place in the NRL grand final.
Newcastle skipper Jarrod Mullen says James McManus is "shattered" after the winger was ruled out of Saturday's NRL grand final qualifier against the Sydney Roosters.
Newcastle skipper Jarrod Mullen doesn't believe the controversy swirling around the Sydney Roosters will be a distraction for the minor premiers in Saturday's NRL grand final qualifier.
Preview of NRL preliminary finals (all times AEST):
Wayne Bennett has refused to give any guarantees he'll see out the remaining two years of his contract with Newcastle amid speculation North Queensland want him to be their new coach.
Sydney Roosters hooker Jake Friend is out to bring an end to the John Farnham-like farewell tour of former Australia and NSW State of Origin captain Danny Buderus once and for all in Saturday night's NRL preliminary final.
Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett has overseen more finals victories than Sydney Roosters counterpart Trent Robinson has NRL matches.
Teams named for Preliminary Final of the NRL (all times local):
Like the NRL side he plays for, Newcastle journeyman Matt Hilder has found form, confidence and momentum at the right time of the year.
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