Michael Chammas BRISBANE BRONCOS v NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS at Suncorp Stadium, Saturday 5.30pm
Ash Gray The Warriors have plenty to play for against the Knights with a finals spot up for grabs.
Robert Dillon Teenage tyro Sione Mata'utia scored a sensational hat-trick as the Newcastle Knights ambushed the Warriors 28-22 at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.
Brett Keeble The Knights will try to secure whiz kid Sione Mata'utia and his brothers to long-term contracts to keep them from the clutches of rival NRL clubs.
Ed Jackson Avoiding a second straight season without finals football trumps any personal duel with Wayne Bennett in coach Anthony Griffin's preparations for Saturday's NRL clash with Newcastle.
Brad Walter Cronulla captain Paul Gallen is one of 10 current NRL players to accept an ASADA deal which would result in a 12-month ban, back-dated to November 2013 for their involvement in the supplements...
Chris Barrett Paul Gallen is ready to be branded a drug cheat, saying he will ‘‘let people make up their own mind’’ after accepting a deal with the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority...
Brett Keeble Though the Knights have not confirmed it publicly, Boyd will not return to Newcastle next season to complete the final year of the four-year contract.
Newcastle star Darius Boyd has checked out of a Sydney mental health facility following treatment for depression but won't play again this NRL season.
Robert Dillon Willie Mason is in the market for his fifth NRL club after learning that the Newcastle Knights do not intend to retain him beyond this season.
Brett Keeble Wayne Bennett reckons it will take ‘‘four or five years’’ to rebuild the Knights. Rick Stone cannot afford to wait that long.
Brett Keeble Incoming coach Rick Stone has indicated the Knights could struggle to retain all three off-contract senior forwards Willie Mason, Chris Houston and David Fa’alogo.
Michael Carayannis Newcastle v Warriors at Hunter Stadium, Sunday 2pm
Robert Dillon Almost five years since he was first appointed as Newcastle coach, Rick Stone has been reinstated to the position he reluctantly surrendered.
Robert Dillon Newcastle skipper Kurt Gidley kicked a goal after the siren to give Newcastle a stunning 32-30 win against Melbourne at Hunter Stadium on Saturday night.
Robert Dillon Like several of his Newcastle Knights teammates, Chris Houston will be playing for keeps in Saturday night’s daunting clash with Melbourne Storm at Hunter Stadium.
Michael Chammas Newcastle v Melbourne at Hunter Stadium, Saturday 5.30pm
Brett Keeble Man mountain Willie Mason is considering leaving the Knights at the end of the season to lower the curtain on his colourful, controversial career at another NRL club.
Brett Keeble Barring any unforeseen last-minute hurdles over the weekend, former Knights head coach Rick Stone will be reappointed early next week to the position he relinquished to Wayne Bennett as part of...
Barlow Park, Cairns, Sunday 3pm (AEST)