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.
Michael Chammas NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS v PENRITH PANTHERS at Hunter Stadium, 2.00pm.
Michael Chammas Manly fullback Brett Stewart described prop Josh Starling's effort to chase down Knights winger Jake Mamo with the game in the balance as the moment that "turned the match" on Monday night.
Michael Chammas A Daly Cherry-Evans field goal with two seconds remaining has turned Newcastle's horror week into a nightmare as the Knights lost the unloseable at Brookvale Oval on Monday night.
Michael Chammas NZ WARRIORS v NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS at Mt Smart Stadium, Sunday 2.00pm.
Michael Chammas Hunter Stadium, Newcastle, Sunday 2pm (AEST)
Michael Chammas The Knights are missing two of their best players, Darius Boyd and Jarrod Mullen, but are at home for the first time this year.
Michael Chammas Wayne Bennett admitted he was teary in the pre-game huddle on the field in support of injured Knights forward Alex McKinnon.
Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: There'll be a lot of emotion around this game for Newcastle, as there will be for the rest of the season without Alex McKinnon.
Michael Chammas Newcastle veteran Willie Mason has indicated he wants to play on beyond the end of his 2014 contract expiration, unless the Knights win the premiership next season.
Michael Chammas There's no shortage of players who have been there and done it in the past.
Brett Keeble, Michael Chammas THE Knights Members Club has granted Nathan Tinkler's Hunter Sports Group extra time to finalise an audit of Newcastle's NRL flagship after HSG agreed to extend the $20 million bank guarantee that...
Michael Chammas Just as it looked like Wayne Bennett's 21-year finals streak would come to an abrupt end in his first year in Newcastle, his Knights have given him reason to believe in No.22.
Michael Chammas Join LeagueHQ for full, live commentary as the Newcastle Knights host the North Queensland Cowboys in the final game of Round 3.
Michael Chammas Newcastle forward Neville Costigan believes his side's tough run to the finals will prove a blessing in disguise - if they make it.
Michael Chammas, Peter Fitzgerald KNIGHTS coach Wayne Bennett has poached another of St George Illawarra's international stars, adding Beau Scott to the growing collection of former Dragons to follow him to Newcastle.
Michael Chammas NEWCASTLE skipper Kurt Gidley could miss the remainder of the season if he requires a reconstruction of the shoulder he dislocated in yesterday's 18-6 win against Cronulla at Toyota Stadium.
Michael Chammas SEA EAGLES coach Geoff Toovey is not confident Glenn Stewart will recover from a knee injury in time for the game against the Knights tomorrow evening.
Michael Chammas Penrith's quest for their first minor premiership since 2003 has been dealt a big blow after a shock loss against bottom-placed Cronulla in Bathurst on Saturday afternoon.
Michael Chammas The Panthers will take another step towards ending an 11-year drought in Sydney's west if they put Brisbane away at Penrith on Monday night.