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Star duo in doubt for Knights’ opener

Knights stars Kalyn Ponga and Blake Green are racing the clock to be fit for the opening round of the 2021 Telstra Premiership season. The gifted fullback and experienced playmaker, who recently extended...

Newcastle Knights back in training

The Newcastle Knights returned to the training paddock this week under the watchful eye of head coach Adam O’Brien. After finishing the 2020 season in seventh spot, on the back of 11 victories,...

Young gun Starford To’a to fire at Knights

The Newcastle Knights have retained the services of one of the NRL club’s rising stars. Young gun Starford To’a re-signed a two-year deal this week, which will see him remain in the Hunter...

Knights to kick-off season at home

The Newcastle Knights will kick off their NRL season at home, coming up against Canterbury-Bankstown on Friday 12 March at 6pm. The NRL's Magic Round will return, with the Knights slated to take...

Knights land their man

The Newcastle Knights today confirmed the recruitment of Jake Clifford on a two-year deal starting in 2022. The talented playmaker will join the Hunter-based organisation at the conclusion of the final season of his...

Work to start on Knights’ Centre of Excellence

Work on the Newcastle Knights’ $20 million Centre of Excellence at District Park will soon get underway, with Richard Crookes Constructions appointed to build the high performance facility.Jointly funded by the NSW...

Johns hopes to emulate Knights family history

A third member of the Johns family will have the opportunity to write their name into Knights folklore.  Newcastle announced the signing of Jack Johns to a one-year development contract this afternoon. Knights' General...

Knights sign nephew of Canberra Raiders star Josh Hodgson

The signings keep coming for the Newcastle Knights, with English young-gun Bailey Hodgson agreeing to a three-year deal with the club. The 18-year-old, who is the nephew of Canberra Raiders and England Test...

Knights bolster forward stocks

The Newcastle Knights have continued to bolster their forward playing stocks following the re-signing of promising front-rower Josh King, as well as new acquisition Sauaso “Jesse” Sue, this week. King, a Singleton Greyhounds...

Sione Mata’utia departs Knights

Popular backrower Sione Mata’utia is set to depart the Knights to begin an English adventure.

Knights re-sign Connor Watson

The Newcastle Knights were hinting at a big announcement to be delivered tonight but couldn't wait any longer - taking to social media to announce the re-signing of Connor Watson for the...

Ponga takes out top gong at Knights’ annual awards

After a stand-out year in which he scored 10 tries and booted 46 goals, Newcastle superstar Kalyn Ponga has been crowned as the Knights’ Player of the Year at the club's annual...

Barnett denies “heartbreaking” racism accusation

Newcastle Knights forward Mitch Barnett has denied using a racial slur towards Indigenous Gold Coast utility Tyrone Peachey. Peachey made the accusation during the Knights' 36-6 loss to the Titans last Friday (25...

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 Saturday night, with SBW set to...

“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. The Knights head into...

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 Green. Green limped...

NRL round 14 review: Biting drama

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

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. The pair were placed...

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 love lost between the two so...

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 33-year-old journeyman, who is now at...

Plucky Knights sunk by relentless Storm

Newcastle has suffered a tough 26-16 loss to juggernauts Melbourne in round 12 action on the Sunshine Coast. The Storm didn't take long to hit the lead during the NRL's Indigenous Round on...