Michael Chammas BRISBANE BRONCOS v NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS at Suncorp Stadium, Saturday 5.30pm
Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: There'll be a lot of emotion around this game for Newcastle, as there will be for the rest of the season without Alex McKinnon.
Michael Chammas NZ WARRIORS v NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS at Mt Smart Stadium, Sunday 2.00pm.
Michael Chammas Hunter Stadium, Newcastle, Sunday 2pm (AEST)
Michael Chammas and Chris Boulous Join Michael Chammas and Chris Boulos for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.
Michael Chammas The Knights are missing two of their best players, Darius Boyd and Jarrod Mullen, but are at home for the first time this year.
Michael Chammas There's no shortage of players who have been there and done it in the past.
Brad Walter, Michael Chammas CANTERBURY lock David Stagg appears to have become last man standing in the game of musical chairs that has seen players switching clubs this week and may retire after the Bulldogs' season finishes.
Michael Chammas Rookie coach Mick Potter has taken his first leap of faith, naming 20-year-old debutant Jack Buchanan at prop for Wests Tigers' round-one clash against Newcastle.
Daniel Lane and Michael Chammas With the season kicking off on Thursday, we look at each team's key player.
Michael Chammas All the NRL team news as the sides are named with all eyes on the Bulldogs and Ben Barba.
Michael Chammas Kiwi centre Steve Matai has ruled himself out of this month's Test match against Australia to play for the Steve Price-coached Samoa in the World Cup later this year.
Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round five.
Michael Chammas Michael Chammas with news and analysis as the NRL clubs name their teams for round six.
Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round seven.
Round 12 line-ups
Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 12.
Round 13 line-ups
Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 13.
Round 14 line-up
Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 14.
Round 16 line-ups
Michael Chammas The latest news for Origin II as clubs name their sides for round 16.
Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 17 as they are announced.