Adrian Proszenko 8:00 PM Newcastle chairman Brian McGuigan believes Nathan Brown is the man to return the club to its halcyon days, predicting the former Dragons coach will quickly transform the Knights into premiership contenders.
10:42 PM Newcastle forward Korbin Sims is free to play in the Knights' final regular-season game after successfully contesting a dangerous contact charge at the NRL judiciary.
Beth Newman 12:00 AM Former Brisbane Broncos coach Anthony Griffin has pulled out of the race for the Newcastle Knights job, leaving former Dragons coach Nathan Brown as the sole favourite.
Adrian Proszenko Garth Brennan says he's ready to take the step up as a head coach at Newcastle, believing his understanding of the unique Knights culture will be an asset should the club opt for a Panthers-style rebuild.
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James MacSmith and Russell Jackson Skipper Kurt Gidley says McKinnon, who suffered a career-ending spinal injury, will be in the minds of Newcastle's players when they meet the Storm at AAMI Park.
Robert Dillon Four tries in 26 minutes against the NRL's best defensive unit was not enough to secure a famous victory, but it might have provided the morale boost Newcastle need to avoid the wooden spoon.
Brett Keeble Tariq Sims won't hear of it. His younger brother, Korbin, won't speak of it. But neither want to be part of the Knights team that collects the club's second wooden spoon.
Michael Carayannis Trent Hodkinson has given Nathan Brown a glowing endorsement to become the Knights coach and hopes to have a say in who will take over at the club.