Wayne Bennett

League

Wayne Bennett says Knights owed it to McKinnon to question judiciary verdict

Ian McCullough Wayne Bennett has defended Newcastle's decision to question the NRL's judiciary process and claims the club owed it to Alex McKinnon to make their feelings known.

Knights coach Wayne Bennett wants more transparency in judicial decisions

The NRL needs to be more transparent about how it punishes players who cause serious injury, Newcastle Knights coach Wayne Bennett said after his side lost forward Alex McKinnon to a broken neck last...

League

Knights coach Wayne Bennett disappointed by Packer jailing

Wayne Bennett

Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett admits he’s disappointed he never had the opportunity to work with Russell Packer and help the controversial New Zealand Test prop turn around his bad boy image.

Wayne Bennett predicts closest World Cup ever

Wayne Bennett

Adrian Proszenko Wayne Bennett, the mastermind behind New Zealand's shock World Cup victory in 2008, believes this year's edition will be the best and most unpredictable tournament in history.

Comments 5

Rugby League

Anthony Milford should commit to the Canberra Raiders: Wayne Bennett

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 17:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders reacts after dropping the ball while attempting to score a try during the round 23 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Canberra Stadium on August 17, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton NRL coaching guru Wayne Bennett hopes young Raiders star Anthony Milford commits to the Green Machine to stop Canberra's ''tragic loss'' of talented players and lift the club back to its glory days.

League

Wayne Bennett dazed by Brad Fittler's plan to return for Auckland Nines

Wayne Bennett

Robert Dillon Renowned teetotaller Wayne Bennett queried his own sobriety after hearing that Roosters legend Brad Fittler was planning a comeback in the inaugural Auckland Nines tournament.

Comments 9

Wayne Bennett shares Broncos' pain over missing out on NRL finals

Wayne Bennett.

Steve Mascord Foundation Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett expressed disappointment the Broncos had missed the finals for only the second time in 21 years.

Comments 5

Winning Starts Monday

The graduate: Mr Robinson is the new Wayne Bennett

Brad Walter dinkus

Brad Walter For Wayne Bennett, a record eighth premiership with a third NRL club could be worth $1 million in bonuses from Newcastle owner Nathan Tinkler.

Comments 18

League

Wayne Bennett to stay at Newcastle Knights: report

Seven-time premiership-winning coach Wayne Bennett has reportedly confirmed he will stay at the helm of Newcastle in the NRL.

League

Wayne Bennett says he is not leaving the Newcastle Knights

Wayne Bennett.

Brett Keeble Knights coach Wayne Bennett has indicated he will remain in charge of Newcastle's NRL club for the final two years of his four-year contract.

Is Wayne Bennett worthy of the title super coach?

NCH  SPORT,  Knights final training session at Hunter Stadium before their first game for 2012 against the Dragons. Image shows Knights coach Wayne Bennett.29th February 2012   pic    Darren Pateman

Adrian Proszenko investigates the thesis that may well earn its university professor author a hanging sentence in Queensland.

League

Newcastle Knights captain Kurt Gidley urges teammates to stay positive despite drubbing

Newcastle Knights skipper Kurt Gidley on the run against the Broncos.

Brett Keeble Knights captain Kurt Gidley urged his teammates to keep their heads up and stay positive despite a frustrating 32-6 loss to a Ben Barba-inspired Brisbane Broncos at Hunter Stadium last night.

League

Jarrod Mullen signs new deal with Knights

New deal .. Jarrod Mullen training with the Knights.

Brett Keeble Newcastle Knights five-eighth Jarrod Mullen has signed a new four-year contract with the club, keeping him in the Hunter until the end of the 2018 season.

Newcastle Knights v Brisbane Broncos

Hunter Stadium, Newcastle, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

League

Former St George Illawarra prop Jarrod Saffy set to rejoin NRL

Jarrod Saffy and St George Illawarra teammate Michael Weyman hold the JJ Giltinan Shield during their NRL premiership-winning season in 2010.

Michael Carayannis St George Illawarra premiership winner Jarrod Saffy has signalled his intentions to return to rugby league this season.

League

Late NRL mail: Kade Snowden out, Jake Mamo on debut for Knights

Michael Carayannis Newcastle prop Kade Snowden will miss the Knights' match against Brisbane because of post-concussion symptoms.

Newcastle Knights mute about Jarrod Mullen

Jarrod Mullen could be a late inclusion for the Newcastle Knights against the Canberra Raiders.

Brett Keeble If Robbie Rochow has any definitive inside information about whether Jarrod Mullen will play against the Raiders at Canberra Stadium on Saturday, he is keeping it to himself.

League

South Sydney go back to old ways to resurrect their NRL season

Not half bad: John Sutton returned to five-eighth in the Rabbitohs' win over St George Illawarra on Saturday.

Michael Carayannis Many pundits thought South Sydney had booked their place in the grand final after just 80 minutes of football this year.

Comments 1

League

What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights

David Shillington takes on the Kinights' pack.

Jon Tuxworth David Shillington sent a reminder to Queensland State of Origin selectors.

League

NRL considers tougher laws on dangerous throws

Over the top: The Melbourne Storm questioned why no action was taken against Beau Falloon for this tackle on Sunday.

Brad Walter The NRL's competition committee will next month consider changing the definition of a dangerous throw so that players performing a tackle such as the one made by Gold Coast hooker Beau Falloon no...

Comments 5