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Upgrade to mark No.1 Sportsground’s maiden century

Newcastle’s No.1 Sportsground will undergo a major redevelopment to mark its 100th anniversary. The project, which includes enlarging the playing field, upgrading the lighting and building new tiered seating, is scheduled for completion in mid-2021. Newcastle...

To’a takes on “childhood hero” SBW

Talented winger Starford To'a can't wait to play against his childhood hero Sonny Bill Williams. Newcastle will tackle the Sydney Roosters at the Sydney Cricket Ground on...

Clubs join forces for mental health round

Northern NSW Football and Newcastle Netball Association have joined forces to encourage players, supporters, and volunteers to connect with one another this weekend. Initially scheduled for July,...

Cycling for an important cause

Newcastle’s Mark Shepherd has spent more than 80 hours on his bike over the past two weeks. He is on day 13 of a 23-day challenge to...

Knights name squad for Roosters clash

Newcastle has named Tex Hoy at fullback for Saturday's clash with the Sydney Roosters. Knights coach Adam O'Brien has decided to rest Kalyn Ponga for the match...

Rathmines-based football club welcomes two new grandstands

The Westlakes Wildcats Football Club have officially welcomed two new grandstands at their Rathmines home base. The stands were unveiled on Saturday, where Lake Macquarie MP Greg...

Swim centres reopen early due to growing demand

Swansea and Speers Point Swim Centres have opened early this year to cater for growing lap swimming demand. Both swim centres usually kick off their season to...

McCracken’s delayed road to Tokyo

Novocastrian athlete Rheed McCracken was heading into the Tokyo Paralympic Games full of confidence, following a silver medal win in the 100-metre T34 at the World Para Athletics Championships in...

“Biggest game” yet: Knights V Sharks

Newcastle will take on the Cronulla Sharks at McDonald Jones Stadium tonight in what Knights coach Adam O’Brien labelled as the side’s "biggest game" of the season so far.

Fighting back: How Newcastle City kept its season alive

Newcastle City players almost didn’t take to the field this AFL season. COVID-19 put a stop to several revenue streams that make playing possible, such as fundraising...

Celebrate the small victories in life

Columnist Todd Sergeant, a Breakfast Show host at 2NURFM (103.7) and Mentor at Mindset 180, discusses the importance of celebrating minor victories every day. There’s an...

Strategy to review Lake Macquarie’s sporting experience

Lake Macquarie sporting facilities, community participation and future demand will be put through their paces as the local council puts together its new sporting strategy. The Sports...

Lino lines up return for Warriors clash

Newcastle playmaker Mason Lino could make a long-awaited return when the Knights tackle the New Zealand Warriors at Tamworth's Scully Park on Saturday afternoon. Knights coach Adam...

Pandemic cancels popular running festival

Runners across Newcastle and the Hunter will have to wait another year to have their NewRun fix. As the latest event casualty to COVID-19, the NewRun running...

Knights’ side in doubt following round of ‘carnage’

Newcastle Knights’ coach Adam O'Brien is today being forced to consider who will make up his side’s spine due to the likelihood of a season-ending ACL injury to five-eighth Blake...

NRL round 14 review: Biting drama

The Newcastle Knights recorded an important victory with a close 26-24 victory over the Manly Sea Eagles.

Local talent shines in Jets debut

The season has come to an end for the Newcastle Jets, with the club posting a stunning 3-0 victory over Wellington Phoenix on Thursday night. It was...

Teens’ sporting chances dashed

Charlie Hawke, Leroy Reid and Michael Walker are names you might not be familiar with now, but the trio are in the running to achieve great sporting success, once life...

Newcastle Knights’ Starford To’a and Simi Sasagi cleared of COVID-19 breach

Newcastle Knights players Starford To’a and Simi Sasagi will resume training and be up for selection this week after the COVID-hold placed on them by the NRL was lifted.

NRL round 13 preview: Knights tackle Tigers

Round 13 promised the next chapter in the bitter rivalry between South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Wayne Bennett and Brisbane Broncos coach Anthony Seibold. There is clearly no...

New recruit bolsters injury-depleted squad

Veteran playmaker Blake Green has joined the Knights for the remainder of the 2020 season following the team’s mounting injury toll. Newcastle coach Adam O’Brien says the...
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