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No excuses for Knights, says Barnett

The brutal reality of a four-day turnaround between NRL matches is a challenge Newcastle's players and coach are facing head-on for their clash with Brisbane.

Knights name five-man leadership group

The Newcastle Knights have announced a five-man senior leadership group heading into the 2021 season. The group will include hard-hitting forward Mitch Barnett, livewire fullback Kalyn Ponga, Origin front-rower Daniel Saifiti, five-eighth Blake...

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...

Knights’ centre squares up against old club

When the Newcastle Knights take on the Rabbitohs on Saturday, there’s one player who’ll be feeling the heat. Hymel Hunt left a three-year stint at Souths to light up the Knights' backline in...

Barnett ready to return in boost for Knights

Newcastle's Mitch Barnett is close to making a return after a lengthy stint on the sidelines. The Knights' backrower has been out of action since the side’s round two clash against the Wests...