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Brad Walter is Chief Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald
Brad Walter The way Knights officials tell it, Wayne Bennett's decision to recruit one of the oldest teams in premiership history is actually about the club's youth.
Brad Walter NEWCASTLE'S chief executive, Matt Gidley, yesterday assured the ARLC that Nathan Tinkler was committed to the club - but officials believe there are enough safeguards in place to ensure the survival...
Brad Walter Win the game in the first half and score the points in the second. It's a saying as old as rugby league itself, but one that was as relevant as ever at Allianz Stadium yesterday.
Brad Walter and Brett Keeble Knights officials are set to make a formal bid for out of favour Sydney Roosters international Willie Mason following a meeting of the club's football committee this morning
Brad Walter England coach Steve McNamara has been linked to a job with Sydney Roosters next season.
Brad Walter Australian coach Tim Sheens and his players have vowed not to underestimate England in Saturday's World Cup opener after the host nation's shock loss to Italy in a warm-up match at Salford City...
Michael Chammas and Brad Walter Sydney Roosters coach will wait until Saturday to decide whether to risk Boyd Cordner after a seven-week layoff.
Michael Chammas, Brad Walter Sydney Roosters mentor Trent Robinson will wait until Saturday to decide whether to risk Boyd Cordner after a seven-week lay-off, with Aidan Guerra's performance against Newcastle last weekend...
Brad Walter Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson addressed his players on Wednesday night about reports of a drugs cloud over the minor premiers in Thursday's Herald but officials have no idea whether the...
Brad Walter Newcastle insiders reveal veteran forward's role in turning around Knights' fortunes.
Brad Walter With nine former St George Illawarra players and four coaching staff, headed by Wayne Bennett, some have started to refer to the Knights as the Newcastle Dragons.
Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams and Sam Burgess are among 10 players heading into this weekend's preliminary finals matches knowing they could be one careless high tackle away from suspension due to carryover...
Winning Starts Monday
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.
Brad Walter While Wayne Bennett has been credited for reviving Willie Mason's career, Newcastle insiders have revealed the veteran forward's role in turning around the Knights' fortunes when they were struggling...
Brad Walter Glenn Stewart faces a nervous wait to learn if he is free to play in next Sunday's grand final after being placed on report as Manly ensured Russell Crowe's promised 21st South Sydney premiership...
Brad Walter After cheering their team to a sixth grand final appearance since 2000, jubilant Sydney Roosters fans turned to the back of the Allianz Stadium and applauded rookie coach Trent Robinson.
Brad Walter Is there nothing Andrew Fifita can't do after the giant prop showed the skills of a halfback and the pace of an outside back to keep Cronulla's top four hopes alive with a match winning try in the...
Brad Walter Josh Dugan must overcome fitness and judiciary concerns to play for NSW in Origin II after St George Illawarra officials revealed the star fullback would undergo scans on Monday.
Brad Walter NSW fullback Josh Dugan will undergo scans on his ankle before being cleared to play in Origin II after St George Illawarra officials expressed reservations about his fitness to replace the injured...
Winning Starts Monday
Brad Walter Teams deliberately conceding penalties near their own tryline has joined the leg twist, the "cannonball" and the "crusher" as a tactic being employed across the NRL to slow the game down.