Canberra forward Mitch Barnett is likely to be granted a release if the Raiders snare Junior Paulo early.
Cameron Smith has ended a near year-long feud with NRL broadcaster Channel Nine, after accepting an on-air apology from the network.
The battle for the NSW No.7 position is no clearer after Knights halfback Trent Hodkinson's solid effort against the Tigers.
Newcastle chief executive Matt Gidley has appealed for understanding in an open letter to fans in the wake of the NRL club's alarming decline in form over the past month.
A day after Newcastle's club-record 62-0 pounding from Cronulla at Hunter Stadium – which left them as $1.40 favourites for their second consecutive wooden spoon – chief executive Matt Gidley confirmed they would be interested in making a play for code-switching superstar Jarryd Hayne.
Knights officials have referred allegations that fullback Dane Gagai was racially abused by spectators on Sunday to the NRL's integrity unit.
Sharks winger Valentine Holmes bagged four tries as Cronulla destroyed the Knights 62-0 at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.
Premiership-winning forward Jeremy Smith is to retire at the end of the NRL season.
"We had our conductor back". That was how Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson described Mitchell Pearce's triumphant return.
Newcastle prop Kade Snowden might have played his last NRL game, amid fears he will be unable to recover from his latest battle with injury.
Wayne Bennett and Nathan Brown have traded forthright opinions in a fiery aftermath to Brisbane's 53-0 romp against Newcastle at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.
The NRL will seek bids for an historic auction of the Newcastle Knights after June 30.
Peter Mata'utia has been granted a release from St George Illawarra, seemingly paving a way for him to return to Newcastle.
Almost a year to the day after concussion rules were tightened, Newcastle coach Nathan Brown says NRL rivals are making a mockery of it and that his club is being punished for following it.
Having already conceded more points than any other team in the NRL, the Knights were outclassed by the competition leaders, who ran in 10 tries in front of a buoyant crowd of 30,394.
Not everyone found the second-ball incident in Newcastle amusing but the NRL is powerless to take action against Korbin Sims.
A great Sunday afternoon of rugby league. In the end the Newcastle Knights showed plenty of courage and resilience to prevail over the Wests Tigers 18-16.
The Newcastle Knights have claimed their first win of the season but the game-sealing try came after a bizarre incident involving a second football.
Newcastle scored their first win under coach Nathan Brown – and ended a 231-day winless run – with a gripping 18-16 triumph over Wests Tigers at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.
For the first time since he was moved on from Wests Tigers, Mick Potter will coach against them on Sunday.