Saturday, 20th July, 2019

League

New-look halves combo fires Bulldogs to locked score against frontrunners | photos

Central's undefeated streak may not be over yet, but the Bulldogs came close in their 6-all draw with the league leaders on Sunday morning at Kurri Kurri Sportsground. Sharneakia Nikora put Kurri Kurri ahead in...

Newcastle Knights to play first Touch Premiership home game this Saturday

The Newcastle Knights touch premiership side is set to play their first home game of the season this Saturday afternoon against the Brisbane Broncos. The clash at McDonald Jones Stadium will act as a curtain-raiser...

Newcastle in command of pole-position after taming Bulldogs in Belmore

Newcastle have moved into first place in the NSW Women's Premiership, after a dominant 44-2 win over the Bulldogs in Belmore last weekend. Commanding rake Kylie Hilder opened proceedings just eight minutes in, before Claire...

Scullion shines for Souths as Lionesses turn eyes to top-two rematches | photos, video

Souths have reminded the rest of the league that the Lionesses are waiting in the wings to make a bid for the NRL Blues Tag top spots with a 42-nil victory over Cessnock at...

Law, Young set to join CRL Newcastle teammates in Roosters 2019 NRLW squad

CRL Newcastle stars Bobbi Law, and Bec Young are set to join the Sydney Roosters ahead of the 2019 NRL Women's Premiership, linking up with teammates Isabelle Kelly, Mel Howard, Simone Smith, and Hannah...

Banks to lead Australian touch juniors for 2020 test series in Newcastle

Newcastle mentor Karley Banks has been named as the head coach for the Australian under-18 boy's squad set to contest the 2020 Youth Trans-Tasman Series in the Hunter. The Trans-Tasman event is considered the pinnacle...

Tayla Predebon aiming to prove she’s ‘worthy of the jumper’ in starting prop role

Newcastle's bench-impact star Tayla Predebon has been biding her time in the wings, waiting for a chance to show what she can do from the first minute of a contest. With starting prop Emma Young...

Holli Wheeler: the commanding voice that inspired an Origin victory

Holli Wheeler may not have aimed to step into the role, but the Wallsend-based star may just be the most inspirational voice in rugby league. When the Blues came out of the sheds at half-time...

Predebon tipped to shift into starting Newcastle role as Origin heroes return

Tayla Predebon is set to start for CRL Newcastle this weekend against the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs, after spending much of the 2019 season playing off the bench for the second-placed squad. Gloucester-born Predebon has been...

Caitlan Johnston knocking over every goal she sets herself in rugby league

Caitlan Johnston has been setting goals for herself in the world of rugby league. First, she wanted to have a strong back-to-back season with the Newcastle Knights in the Tarsha Gale Cup. They made it...