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Newcastle Knights Darius Boyd admitted to mental health clinic to treat depression

Brett Keeble Newcastle Knights fullback Darius Boyd has been admitted to a mental health clinic in order to seek treatment for depression.

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League will rally around Darius Boyd, says Cory Paterson

Empathy: Wests Tigers forward Cory Paterson has battled the black dog of depression.

Brad Walter and Andrew Wu Cory Paterson believes Darius Boyd's recent off-field antics may have been a "cry for help" and expects the Newcastle international to receive greater support in his battle with depression than he...

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Wayne Bennett defends Darius Boyd as star checks into rehab

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Brett Keeble On the same day Darius Boyd checked himself into a Sydney mental health clinic seeking treatment for depression, Knights coach Wayne Bennett described the troubled Queenslander as the most...

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Darius Boyd could follow Wayne Bennett to Brisbane

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Brad Walter Darius Boyd is tipped to follow Wayne Bennett to Brisbane next season but Joey Leilua has told Newcastle officials he doesn't intend to invoke a get-out clause in his contract if the seven-time...

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Darius Boyd to quit Newcastle Knights leaving door open for return to Brisbane Broncos

Darius Boyd will definitely leave the Knights at season end.

Brett Keeble Knights fullback Darius Boyd is no certainty to follow coach Wayne Bennett back to the Brisbane Broncos but he will leave Newcastle at the end of this season.

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Darius Boyd struggling to light up the Newcastle Knights

Newcastle Knights fullback Darius Boyd watches on from the bench during the round-one clash with Penrith.

Robert Dillon He represented Australia last weekend, was Newcastle’s 2013 player of the year and is apparently destined to finish with a career record that ranks alongside the all-time greats.

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Darius Boyd unhappy at late payments at NRL side Newcastle

Stepping back: Darius Boyd is among Knights players who haven't been paid.

Michael Carayannis Newcastle's star fullback Darius Boyd is refusing to fulfil his off-field obligations as the club's payment woes threatens to derail the Knights' season.

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Newcastle Knights star Darius Boyd faces long spell out with hamstring tear

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Brett Keeble Newcastle Knights fullback Darius Boyd faces an extended stint on the sidelines after being diagnosed with a grade-two hamstring tear, and playmakers Kurt Gidley and Tyrone Roberts remain under a...

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Meninga has high hopes for a bruised Darius Boyd

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 26: Darius Boyd of the Knights is pulled down during the round 11 NRL match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Newcastle Knights at Mt Smart Stadium on May 26, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton The Queensland coach Mal Meninga says Boyd has until Friday to prove his fitness.

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Newcastle Knights

Barlow Park, Cairns, Sunday 3pm (AEST)

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Tyson Andrews opens up about his dark days

Michael Carayannis Self doubt fuelled by a fear of lacking the ability to fulfil his NRL dream, coupled with the sudden death of a family member and a few friends, led Manly rookie Tyson Andrews to depression, forcing...

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Sam Burgess feared his NRL career with South Sydney was over

No serious damage: Sam Burgess falls awkwardly on his right shoulder during Souths’ win over the Raiders on Monday.

Brad Walter Rugby union-bound South Sydney superstar Sam Burgess admits he thought his NRL career may have been over when he was forced from GIO Stadium on Monday night due to a shoulder injury.

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Canterbury chase Peter Mata'utia

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Adrian Proszenko Peter Mata'utia could be a contender for the Canterbury No.1 jersey next year if he can gain a release from the final year of his St George Illawarra contract.

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NRL Power Rankings: Round 20: Trouble brewing in the wild, wild west

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Paul Suttor For three very different reasons, the three big improvers in Sydney's west are in danger of missing the finals.

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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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Wayne Bennett signing with Broncos saved Dragons from two-month soap opera

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Roy Masters Wayne Bennett’s signing with the Broncos has saved St George Illawarra from a two-month teenage TV soap opera with the Dragons cast as the baddies – prepared to dump the steady girlfriend...

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

In focus: Chanel and Sione Mata'utia on Thursday.

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.

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Knights to remember: How Newcastle recorded a win for the ages

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Phil Gould Well, one thing we learned on Friday night is that there is definitely no “give-up” in the Newcastle Knights.

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Newcastle Knights dig deep to stun Sydney Roosters

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Brett Keeble Blue and red, never dead. The Newcastle Knights emerged from a week of drama to shock defending premiers Sydney Roosters 16-12 at Hunter Stadium on Friday night, registering one of the most...

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Newcastle Knights v Sydney Roosters

Hunter Stadium, Newcastle, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)