Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Knights table offer to keep band of brothers

Adrian Proszenko Newcastle has moved to ward off the poachers by tabling lucrative offers to retain Sione, Chanel and Pat Mata'utia until the end of 2018.

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Newcastle Knights prepare to go back to the Stone age

Up for the challenge: Rick Stone wants the top job in Newcastle.

Adrian Proszenko Rick Stone reckons he is a better coach now than when he last took over at Newcastle.

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Marwan Koukash buying Newcastle Knights fraught with danger, warns John Quayle

Marwan Koukash is interested in the Knights.

Adrian Proszenko Former Australian Rugby League chief executive John Quayle says Newcastle should be wary of embracing new private owners amid speculation billionaire Marwan Koukash wants to buy the NRL franchise.

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Newcastle Knights worse off due to Tinkler, says former boss Steve Burraston

All over: Former Knights boss Steve Burraston says Nathan Tinkler has left the Knights in poor state.

Adrian Proszenko Former Newcastle chief executive Steve Burraston is adamant the club is worse off for Nathan Tinkler's involvement and has called for a total cleanout of management in any new ownership structure.

How the Knights turned the jeers into cheers

''I know our loyal followers will get along to support the boys after a pretty tough loss last week'': Danny Buderus.

Adrian Proszenko To appreciate just how far Newcastle have come, you have to think go back to another recent encounter against Canberra.

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Newcastle Knights' thoughts go out to Alex McKinnon and Jordan McLean

Speedy recovery: Best wishes to Alex McKinnon and his family.

Adrian Proszenko Newcastle assistant coach Rick Stone says he feels for Melbourne rookie Jordan McLean, describing the tackle which incapacitated Alex McKinnon as a "freak accident".

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Bennett says he will stick with Knights despite cash crisis

Wayne Bennett.

Adrian Proszenko Wayne Bennett has vowed to see out his four-year deal at Newcastle, even if Nathan Tinkler's cash crisis forces the embattled owner to relinquish control of the club.

Don't forget about us - Bears ready to step up if Knights go under

Logo for the Central Coast Bears Rugby League

Adrian Proszenko CENTRAL COAST BEARS say they'll be ready to fill the breach should the financial crisis engulfing Newcastle force them from the NRL.

Ban query by Knights

Leilua

Brett Keeble, Adrian Proszenko Newcastle are hopeful but not confident of having B.J. Leilua's suspension reduced by one week, which would allow the former Rooster to play against Canberra at Hunter Stadium on Sunday night.

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy sings David Kidwell's praises as Wests Tigers consider coaching options

Worthy: David Kidwell is ready for a first-grade role.

Adrian Proszenko Craig Bellamy has given David Kidwell's coaching credentials a ringing endorsement as Wests Tigers prepare to make a call on the man to replace Mick Potter.

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Balmain may ask British billionaire to help keep Tigers partnership alive

Adrian Proszenko Balmain will consider approaching British billionaire Marwan Koukash for financial assistance in a bid to continue as an active partner in the Wests Tigers joint venture.

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NRL's first shot clock to be tested at Auckland Nines

Reigning champions: North Queensland will face Melbourne, Penrith and South Sydney in the next tournament.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL will roadtest a shot clock for the first time in rugby league history at the Auckland Nines, with the innovation a chance of being used in premiership matches if the experiment is a success.

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Richie Fa'aoso opens up on miracle comeback

In the neck: Richie Fa’aoso with his teammates before the 2013 grand final.

Adrian Proszenko When Richie Fa’aoso went in to see the specialist about his neck injury during the week, the premiership-winning prop was bracing himself for big news.

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Marwan Koukash: I want to own an NRL club in time for next year's kickoff

Interested: British billionaire Marwan Koukash (right) want ownership of an NRL team prior to next season.

Adrian Proszenko Marwan Koukash is prepared to pay cash up front in an attempt to fulfil his ambition of purchasing an NRL team before next year's kick off.

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Panthers rookie Kierran Moseley and the debut that almost wasn't

About to step onto the big stage: Panthers hooker Kierran Moseley.

Adrian Proszenko From the moment Kierran Moseley left home at the age of 15 to pursue his rugby league dream, his mother pleaded with him to come home.

Richie Fa'aoso cleared to return to NRL less than a year after breaking his neck

Richie Fa’aoso.

Adrian Proszenko Richie Fa'aoso's career-ending injury may not end his career after all.

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Suspended NRL player Kade Snowden's dad takes aim at Cronulla Sharks' 2011 coaching staff

Kade Snowden

Adrian Proszenko The father of former Cronulla forward Kade Snowden has taken aim at the club's 2011 coaching staff, saying the players have them to blame for unfairly being branded drug cheats.

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Penrith Panther Will Smith following in dad's footsteps

Stirring debut: Will Smith is subdued by the Bulldogs' defence on August 1 at ANZ Stadium.

Adrian Proszenko Will Smith was always destined to follow in his father's footsteps, even if he couldn't keep up at first.

Sports scientist Stephen Dank to sue NRL boss Dave Smith

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Adrian Proszenko Stephen Dank is about to add NRL chief executive Dave Smith to the long list of people he is taking legal action against.

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NRL players finally covered following landmark insurance agreement

''[The players are covered] as of right now. It's tremendous for the game. We finally got a policy we were proud enough to put before the players

Adrian Proszenko NRL players are finally comprehensively insured for the first time in the game's history after players accepted a cover scheme sourced by their union.