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Scorpions set sights on Real NRL rivals

Macquarie coach Steve Kidd is hoping to celebrate the Scorpions return to Lyall Peacock Oval with a victory at the expense of Central Coast powerhouse Wyong this weekend. After three weeks “on the...

Knights welcome back Best troops

Newcastle Knights coach Adam O’Brien will welcome the return of a number of key players for the club’s important clash with the Cronulla Sharks at McDonald Jones Stadium on Friday evening. Following three...

GALLERY: Scorpions sting Rosellas in Real NRL

The Macquarie Scorpions premiership aspirations in the 2021 Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) are back on track following their 18-10 victory over the Western Suburbs Rosellas at Harker Oval on Sunday...

200-gamer Reece Hain still roaring for Lions

South Newcastle Lions president Terry “Godfather” Davies has paid Reece Hain the ultimate compliment on the eve of a major milestone, labelling him a “great clubman”. The workaholic forward will roll up his...

GALLERY: Real NRL clash of the titans

It’s the showdown everyone’s been waiting for – the clash of the Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) heavyweights. And, it will be played out in all its glory this weekend in round...

Knights’ girls secure Tarsha Gale Cup minor premiership

The Newcastle Knights look set to launch a two-team assault in the upcoming junior representative rugby league play-offs this month. The highly-talented Tarsha Gale Cup side, sponsored by the NSW Minerals Council, wrapped...

Knights count the cost of bruising loss

The Newcastle Knights are still counting the cost of Sunday’s bruising 22-13 loss to the St George-Illawarra Dragons at McDonald Jones Stadium. According to NRL.com reporter Brett Keeble, coach Adam O’Brien will struggle...

Added incentive for Real NRL teams in 2021

There’s more to play for than just glory in the Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) this season. With 10 teams – Central Newcastle Butcher Boys, Cessnock Goannas, Kurri Kurri Bulldogs, Lakes United...

GALLERY: Real NRL hops into Easter round

There are no signs of the Cessnock Goannas displaying any premiership hangover, with the 2020 Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) champions knocking over the Western Suburbs Rosellas 20-12 on Thursday night. In...

GALLERY: Knights, mining go hand-in-hand, says Buderus

The Newcastle Knights’ long-standing partnership with the NSW Minerals Council is a “no-brainer”, according to club legend Danny Buderus. The NRL organisation will host another edition of the popular Voice for Mining Family...

Real NRL: Seagulls ready to take flight

It will be a case of “take two” for the Lakes United Seagulls in the Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) this weekend. The NSWRL Denton Cup outfit had its opening round clash...

King proud of Voice for Mining Family Day

If there’s one date on the calendar that lifts the Newcastle Knights, it’s the annual Voice for Mining Family Day. Every season, Novocastrians’ favourite players run onto McDonald Jones Stadium wearing their specially-designed...

GALLERY: Real NRL back in action

The Entrance Tigers served notice they would be a force to be reckoned with in the Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL), knocking over the Macquarie Scorpions 22-12 at EDSACC Oval on...

GALLERY: Knights’ juniors shine at Cessnock

The Newcastle Knights’ junior representative teams enjoyed a successful afternoon at the Cessnock Sportsground at the weekend. The organisation’s UNE Harold Matthews Cup side edged out the Illawarra Steelers 26-20 while the Harvey...

GALLERY: Goannas draw first blood in Real NRL

The Cessnock Goannas kicked off their Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) title defence in dashing style on Saturday, accounting for a gallant South Newcastle Lions 34-16 at the Cessnock Sportsground. Despite losing...

Phythian still harbours NRL return

Gifted utility Dylan Phythian hasn’t given up on his hopes of returning to the NRL one day. After debuting with the Newcastle Knights in 2016, and scoring a try against the South Sydney...

Tigers mentor tosses up tactical ploys

Greater Northern Tigers coach Darryl Rando made a tactical decision to keep young prop Jake Clydsdale on the bench for the first 10 minutes of last week’s Laurie Daley Cup semi-final against...

Nothing but positives, says Real NRL CEO

Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) CEO Charlie Haggett sees “nothing but positives” for the competition on the eve of the 2021 NSWRL Denton Cup. With the first round of matches kicking off...

Knights hoping to tame Tigers at home

Despite their lowly position on the NRL ladder, the Wests Tigers will still provide the Newcastle Knights with a stern test this weekend. That’s the opinion of hometown playmaker Mitchell Pearce, as he...

GALLERY: Real NRL kicks off 2021 season

Opposing coaches Matt Lantry, Mitch Williams and Todd Edwards are all in agreeance about one thing: the 2021 Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) season could be the closest competition in two...

Tigers to contest Laurie Daley Cup decider

The Greater Northern Tigers have won their way into a Laurie Daley Cup final against Central Coast after a gritty 16-10 victory over the Western Rams at Kandos’ Waratah Park at the...
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