Knights hooker Adam Clydsdale will continue his career in Canberra next season.
Injured former Newcastle Knights player posted a video on his Instagram account on Saturday evening that reveals encouraging progress in his rehabilitation from a "devastating spinal injury".
Newcastle Knights secured their first second-tier title in 20 years with a 20-10 victory over Central Coast rivals Wyong in a spiteful NSW Cup grand final at Parramatta Stadium on Sunday.
The plan seemed foolproof. Take two competitive but financially embattled football franchises, unite them under one banner.
Newcastle have confirmed the appointment their chairman, Brian McGuigan, leaked last week with former Dragons coach Nathan Brown taking over the reins for the next three years.
Their finals experiences in the NRL were very different, but Kurt Gidley and David Simmons each bowed out with utmost respect.
An all-in brawl left junior Panthers cheerleaders screaming in fear they would be trampled as the battle for the wooden spoon boiled over.
The loser of Saturday's Penrith-Newcastle clash will earn the tag of the best "worst" team in NRL history
The six big talking points heading into the final round of the NRL with the wooden spoon and finals spots on the line.
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.
A Knights sub-committee has recommended Nathan Brown be the next Newcastle coach.
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.
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.
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.
An injury to Trent Hodkinson overshadowed Canterbury's gritty 20-18 win against Newcastle at Hunter Stadium.
In the end, the Mata'utia brothers put family ahead of the 'Family Club'.
Danny Buderus is enjoying the caretaker role but believes he doesn't have the skills, yet, to be a head coach in the NRL.
Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy says his side hardly deserves to play in the NRL finals after losing to struggling Newcastle Knights at AAMI Park on Monday night.