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Rick Stone firms in race to replace Wayne Bennett as Newcastle Knights coach

Brett Keeble Former Knights coach Rick Stone has his nose in front of his one-time assistant Garth Brennan in what is effectively a two-horse race to replace Broncos-bound Wayne Bennett.

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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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Plenty of NRL options for Newcastle Knights in search for Wayne Bennett's replacement

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Roy Masters Newcastle’s search for a coach to replace Wayne Bennett will explore both ends of the age spectrum, with veteran Tim Sheens and Penrith assistant Garth Brennan considered.

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Wayne Bennett hails 'gutsy' Knights in 'best win of the season' over Sydney Roosters

Brett Keeble Knights coach Wayne Bennett, who announced on Monday that he would be returning to Brisbane to coach the Broncos at the end of this season, described the gutsy victory as one of the best in his three...

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Newcastle Knights v Sydney Roosters

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Andrew Sonter Can the Knights upset the Roosters at Hunter Stadium?

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Newcastle Knights will come back stronger after horror NRL season, says chairman Paul Harragon

Club in turmoil: Knights chairman Paul Harragon.

Brad Walter A player in jail, one in a wheelchair, another in a mental health clinic, an owner gone broke and a coach who has quit.

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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)

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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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Forwards in backs a step in wrong direction

Phil Gould

Phil Gould I don’t think I’ve ever seen as many matches as I have seen this year in which coaches have selected players out of position to fill holes caused by injuries and suspensions.

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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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Alex McKinnon overwhelmed by support after emotional homecoming with Newcastle Knights

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James Macsmith As hard as he might try, Alex McKinnon couldn't hold back the overwhelming emotions stirring inside.

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Newcastle Knights forward Alex McKinnon's attitude to setback lifts spirits of league community

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Dave Smith When Alex McKinnon flashed his smile to the television cameras this week, you could feel the spirits of the rugby league community lift.

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Gold Coast Titans upset Newcastle Knights' celebration for Alex McKinnon

Mark of respect: Kurt Gidley helps Alex McKinnon onto the field for the Rise For Alex round.

Brett Keeble Gold Coast Titans spoiled what was supposed to be a day of celebration in Newcastle, upsetting the Knights 22-8 at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.

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

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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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Newcastle Knights to rise for Alex and a vital win over Gold Coast Titans

Brett Keeble Knights hard man Jeremy Smith will try to suppress the emotion surrounding the game against the Titans at Hunter Stadium to focus on continuing the team’s resurgence.

Titans end Knights' finals chances

Kurt Gidley comforts Alex McKinnon before the start of the match.

James MacSmith Newcastle's slim hopes of making the NRL finals appear dashed after going down 22-8 to the Gold Coast at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.

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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Garth Brennan a favourite for Newcastle Knights job when Wayne Bennett leaves

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Michael Chammas As the Knights prepare to begin interviews for the coaching position next week, Garth Brennan, the man Wayne Bennett punted from the club three years ago, firms as a favourite to become his successor.