Wednesday, 25th November, 2020

League

Record-breaking mentor Karley Banks leads Australian 18s to Youth Trans-Tasman victory

Australian head coach Karley Banks made history during the Youth Trans-Tasman test football series in Newcastle last week, becoming the most-capped youth mentor since Kathy O'Brien as her 18s squad stormed to a 3–0...

Isabelle Kelly set to join Holli Wheeler at St George Dragons in high-profile Nines...

Newcastle champion Isabelle Kelly is set to join fellow 2019 state champion, Holli Wheeler, for the 2020 NRL Women's Nines, in what is likely to be the biggest high-profile defection leading into the short-format...

Four Newcastle stars named in Indigenous All Stars outfit to face Maoris in Gold...

Newcastle champions Bec Young, Bobbi Law, Simone Smith, and Caitlan Johnston are set to open this year's rugby league campaign in style, with the Hunter quartet named in Ben Jeffries' star-studded Indigenous Women's All-Stars lineup. The...

Newcastle Knights face tricky opening weeks in Tarsha Gale Cup – 2020 fixtures revealed

The Newcastle Knights have been handed a tricky opening three weeks to their Tarsha Gale Cup campaign in 2020, as the Hunter squad looks to make it third time the charm in their bid...

Kylie Hilder to pull on coaching cap for Nines: ‘It’s the perfect stepping stone’

Frontier-breaking rugby league veteran and CRL Newcastle champion Kylie Hilder has confirmed she will be taking the reigns of the Sydney Rooster's Nines side for next year's short-format tournament in Perth. The 43-year-old star, who...

Ingram, Tattoli claim undefeated gold with Australia at 2019 Oztag Invitational

Dynamic footy duo Brodii Ingram and Bec Tattoli have returned to Newcastle Oztag's A-Grade summer competition with international gold medals in tow, after the pair played roles in Australia's undefeated run at the Invitational...

Isabelle Kelly expects Jillaroos reinforcements will add ‘fuel to the fire’ in revenge clash

Isabelle Kelly has promised the Jillaroos will be out for revenge when they clash with New Zealand in the full-format test match this Friday evening, after the Ferns downed the Australian favourites in the...

Newcastle trio earn their first taste of international success in Suva

Brydie Parker, Bobbi Law, and Caitlan Johnston all played pivotal starting roles in the Australian Prime Minister's XIII, as the Hunter trio and the rest of the stars in green and gold battled to a...

Young trio Johnston, Parker and Law named in Prime Minister’s XIII to face Fiji

Young NRLW stars, and their growth across the future, are the focus of Brad Donald's recently named Prime Minister's XIII, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. That's why rising Novocastrian stars Caitlan Johnston, Brydie Parker,...

Smith in, Howard out: Squad changes aplenty for Hunter’s NRLW stars in week two

Simone Smith in, Melanie Howard out. That's the call Rick Stone has made after Sydney's first-round loss to 16-12 loss to the Warriors at AAMI Park on Saturday. Howard wasn't the worst on-field by any...