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Tag: 2021 season

Kurri Kurri Bulldogs keen to bite back

Can the Kurri Kurri Bulldogs break their 26-year premiership drought in 2021? Club president Mick Alchin certainly believes so. The Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) outfit last tasted success in 1995, and even missed...

Real NRL in a league of its own: Harris

Newcastle Rugby League CEO Matt Harris has his fingers crossed 2021 goes a lot smoother than the past 12 months. Like most sports throughout the world, the code was impacted by the COVID-19...

Lions’ apprentice now the ringmaster

Matt Kennedy’s served his apprenticeship. Now, the South Newcastle Lions mentor is ready to step into his first year as the senior team’s full-time coach in 2021. However, he’s no stranger to pressure. Kennedy made...

Cody McKay revved up for 2021

Merewether motorsport ace Cody McKay is confident of lighting up the track in 2021. While the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has played havoc with most sports throughout the world over the past 10 months,...

Knights skipper sets the bar high in 2021

Newcastle Knights skipper Mitchell Pearce hopes 2021 is a “career-defining year” for himself – and his team. The influential playmaker returned to pre-season training this week, determined to lead the Hunter club to...

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 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...