Akuila Uate

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Late mail: Newcastle Knights hand Mata'utia brothers dream debuts

Michael Carayannis Brothers Sione and Chanel Mata'utia will make their NRL debuts together for Newcastle as late replacements for Darius Boyd and Akuila Uate against the Roosters at Hunter Stadium on Friday night.

Newcastle Knights v Sydney Roosters

Hunter Stadium, Newcastle, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

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Wests Tigers edge out Newcastle Knights despite Akuila Uate hat-trick

Akuila Uate evades James Tedesco to score.

Robert Dillon The forgotten man of Origin, Knights flyer Akuila Uate, scored a hat-trick and broke a club record in vain on Sunday as Newcastle lost their sixth straight game, 23-20 to Wests Tigers at Hunter...

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Akuila Uate ready to break out for Fiji

Ben Horne A fired-up Jarryd Hayne propelled Fiji into the semi-finals of the 2008 World Cup and now it's Akuila Uate's turn to take over as the Bati star with a point to prove.

Akuila Uate not bitter about Kangaroos snub

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Liam FitzGibbon Akuila Uate has no hard feelings over his representative snubbing for Australia and NSW but the Fijian flyer would still like to prove a point at the Rugby League World Cup.

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Talkin' teams and Ultimate League (round 20)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 27:  Paul Gallen of the Sharks celebrates victory with fans after the round 16 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Cronulla Sharks at Suncorp Stadium on June 27, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Chris Boulous Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.

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Newcastle Knights v Gold Coast Titans

Hunter Stadium, Newcastle, Sunday 2pm (AEST)

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Newcastle Knights give Cronulla Sharks taste of their own medicine with stirring comeback victory

Hook, line and sinker: Sharks forward Wade Graham is sent sprawling.

Michael Carayannis There was another miraculous comeback involving Cronulla on Sunday. This time was the Knights who overcame an 18-point deficit to beat Cronulla 31-18 at Remondis Stadium on Saturday.

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Talkin' teams and Ultimate League

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Chris Boulous Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.

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Petero Civoniceva says Fiji team in NSW Cup will lead to NRL bid

Local icon: Petero Civoniceva in action for Fiji against England in 2009.

Brad Walter Petero Civoniceva believes the admission of a Fiji team to the NSW Cup competition will be a stepping stone to a Pacific islands side eventually joining the NRL.

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Talkin' Origin III and teams

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 08:  Jarryd Hayne and Greg Bird share a laugh during a New South Wales State of Origin captain's run at Suncorp Stadium on July 8, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Chris Boulous Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Origin and Ultimate League chat.

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Cronulla Sharks v Newcastle Knights

Darius Boyd is backing up from Origin.

Remondis Stadium, Cronulla, Sunday 3pm (AEST)

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Parramatta Eels v Newcastle Knights

Michael Carayannis Pirtek Stadium, Parramatta, Sunday 3pm (AEST)

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Newcastle Knights snap losing streak as Cowboys' road blues continue

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Brett Keeble One streak ended and another was extended when the Newcastle Knights outlasted the North Queensland Cowboys 36-28 at Hunter Stadium on Monday night to climb off the bottom of the NRL ladder.

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NRL: Round 16 teams

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It's round 16 already. Where has the year gone? Find out who's in and who's out.

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Newcastle Knights wing James McManus gets Wayne Bennett's nod for State of Origin

Impressive show: James McManus.

Robert Dillon Knights coach Wayne Bennett backed James McManus for NSW Origin selection on Sunday, despite the Newcastle winger being upstaged by teammate Akuila Uate and his opposite number Pat Richards in a...

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RL: Teams for rd 14 of the NRL

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07:  Benji Marshall of the Dragons looks to pass during the round 13 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks at WIN Stadium on June 7, 2014 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

SYDNEY, June 10 AAP - Teams named for round 14 of the NRL (all times local):

Sydney Roosters v Newcastle Knights

Not slowing down: Anthony Minichiello.

Ash Gray Live coverage as the Sydney Roosters host the Newcastle Knights.

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Sydney Roosters, North Queensland Cowboys and Warriors seek cure for World Cup hangover

Heavy workload: Johnathan Thurston is one of 12 Cowboys stars backing up from the World Cup.

Michael Chammas It's no surprise those teams suffering from the strongest dose of a World Cup hangover were those heavily represented in last year's end-of-season tournament in the United Kingdom.

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NRL seeks please explain from clubs over rep absentees' miracle recoveries

Recovered: Parramatta fullback Jarryd Hayne will be back for his club this weekend.

Michael Chammas NRL clubs will be asked to explain the miraculous recovery of the 29 players ruled out of representative teams last week, only to be named for their clubs on Tuesday night.

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