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O’Brien names strong Knights squad

Newcastle Knights coach Adam O’Brien has named a strong squad for this weekend’s NRL trial against defending premiers Melbourne Storm in Albury. The game, which will be live-streamed on www.newcastleknights.com.au, is the only hit-out...

Gutsy Goannas hold their own against Knights

Home-grown talents Brayden Musgrove and Brodie Jones enjoyed successful returns to Cessnock, with the Newcastle Knights holding out a spirited Goannas outfit 20-4 at the Cessnock Sports Ground. Played as the concluding event...

Johns jovial about ‘homecoming’

It’s not everyday a Johns returns to Cessnock. It is the name which perhaps rocketed the small town into the national psyche, with Andrew and Matthew Johns growing up in the coalfields prior...

Knights’ legend’s son gets opportunity to shine

The Greater Northern Tigers under-16s and under-18s go into third round Country Championships matches with slightly different squads. The Tigers tackle the North River Titans in the Andrew Johns Cup and Laurie Daley...

Knights legend Paul Harragon ‘surprised and thrilled’ by club’s gesture

Paul Harragon is a name etched in Newcastle folklore.The Knights legend captained his club, state, and country during his playing career, an on-field gladiator who goes down as an example for all...

Jones, Musgrove facing former Cessnock team-mates

Local juniors Brodie Jones and Brayden Musgrove will face their former team-mates when the Newcastle Knights tackle the Goannas in a trial at the Cessnock Sports Ground this weekend. The pair has fond...

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...

Musgrove, Goannas to lock horns in trial?

Brayden Musgrove knows every blade of grass at the Cessnock Sports Ground. But, unfortunately for hometown fans, he won’t be donning a Goannas’ jumper there in less than a fortnight’s time. It’s more likely...