OPALS ADVANCE TO QUARTER FINALS AT ASIA CUP

The Australian women's basketball team has advanced to the quarter finals of the Asia Cup, thanks to a nine point win over Japan. The Japanese side was on a 17-game winning streak against Asian opponents, ...
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EAGLES FLY SOUTH FOR FFA CUP ROUND OF 32

Edgeworth faces South Melbourne tonight, in the FFA Cup's Round of 32. It's a tough road trip for the Eagles - but they've hit their straps at the right time ...
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WALLABIES HOLD KIDS CLINIC

Hundreds of young rugby fans have brushed shoulders with their heroes in Newcastle - and learnt a thing or two in the process. Last night's clinic was part of the Wallabies' training camp, ahead of ...
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LAKE MACQUARIE GRAB TOP SPOT IN REGIONAL SWIM SERIES

The Regional Swim League Series will be put on hold this weekend, as the Hunter's top young swimmers take part in a special state development event at Woy Woy. They'll return to their clubs for ...
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BIG NUMBERS EXPECTED FOR SIXTH RUNNING OF FERNLEIGH 15

Organisers are hoping to attract a host of former winners to take part in the Fernleigh 15 this October, including triathlete Aaron Royle and wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley. Now in its sixth year, the race ...
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TOUGH LESSON FOR JETS YOUTH

A tough lesson for the Jets Youth team, beaten three-nil by Mexican super club Chivas in their match at the Weifang Cup in China. The Jets held their more fancied opponents scoreless until the 41st ...
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SAD END TO THE PLAYING CAREER OF RORY KOSTJAYSN

He came to the Newcastle Knights in a leadership position, but sadly never made it onto the field. Rory Kostjaysn has been forced into early retirement, after a life-changing pre-season injury ...
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2017 Wallabies Training Camp – Newcastle Image Gallery

It's one of sport's great rivalries - the Wallabies versus the All Blacks. The Kiwis have well and truly had the upper hand in recent years, so the Australian team is using a special training ...
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KNIGHTS KOSTJASYN FORCED INTO RETIREMENT

Knights utility Rory Kostjasyn has been forced to announce his retirement from the game. Kostjasyn underwent a number of surgeries after sustaining a throat injury during the pre-season, but has since received medical advice that ...
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FLAWLESS EBZERY HELPS OPALS TO BIG WIN AT ASIA CUP

The Opals remain unbeaten at basketball's Asia Cup, hammering the Philippines this afternoon to move to the top of Group B. The Hunter's Katie Rae Ebzery didn't miss a shot, on her way to 12 ...
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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR IFFLAND IN ITALY

Mission accomplished for Australia's Rhiannan Iffland in the Cliff Diving World Series. After missing the podium for the first time in nine events last round, the 25-year-old has won the latest event in Italy, in ...
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TWO PYLON HITS PROVE COSTLY FOR HALL IN RUSSIA

He eliminated series heavyweight Yoshi Muroya - despite hitting a pylon - but a mistake in the Round of 8 cost Merewether's Matt Hall valuable points, in the first-ever Air Race event in Russia. "I ...
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WINNING START FOR JETS YOUTH

The Jets Youth team has been praised for its impressive start at the Weifang Cup in China - a 3-1 win over Shandong Luneng. The team was disappointed though, to concede a goal in injury ...
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WALLABIES FOCUS ON FITNESS DURING NEWCASTLE CAMP

It's one of sport's great rivalries - the Wallabies versus the All Blacks. The Kiwis have well and truly had the upper hand in recent years so the Australian team is using a special training ...
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ROSELLAS EXTEND LEAD AT THE TOP

In Newcastle Rugby League today, the Seagulls were too good for Souths, while the Rosellas extended their lead at the top with a crushing win over the Scorpions ...
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MAITLAND CLING TO FINALS HOPES WITH WIN OVER ROOSTERS

Some big wins in the Hunter's NPL this afternoon - Hamilton smashed Weston three-nil, while Maitland accounted for Lake Macquarie to keep its finals hopes alive. It was old boys day at Macquarie Park, but Maitland ...
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DOYLE MAINTAINS BUFFER IN GRAND PRIX STANDINGS

Hunter rider Jason Doyle remains at the top of the Speedway Grand Prix standings, after the British Grand Prix in Wales. Feeling the pressure, Doyle was too keen to get away - and was slapped ...
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FEARNLEY QUALIFIES FOR 5000 METRE FINAL AT PARA WORLDS

Newcastle's Kurt Fearnley admits securing a medal in his final event at the World Para Athletics Championships will be a challenge. He's qualified for the final of the 5,000-metre T54 event, after finishing second in ...
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CRUSADERS DRUBBING CONTINUES HUNTERS HORROR SEASON

The Maitland Mustangs have beaten Sutherland in round 19 of the Waratah Basketball League. Meanwhile the Hunters' men suffered a disappointing loss at the hands of the Central Coast. The Crusaders were rarely troubled - ...
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IFFLAND LOOKS TO RETURN TO THE PODIUM IN ITALY

Promising signs for Australia's Rhiannan Iffland in the third round of the Cliff Diving World Series. After a disappointing fifth in the last round due to a groin injury, Iffland is looking to return to ...
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JAFFAS THUMP ROSEBUDS

In the Hunter's NPL, The Lambton Jaffas have reclaimed top spot on the ladder after downing Adamstown this afternoon. Pat Brown bagged a hat trick, while Luke Remmington finished with a brace ...
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FATE OF KNIGHTS LIES IN WESTS MEMBERS HANDS

After months of speculation, the Newcastle Knights ownership saga is almost over, with the NRL finalising an agreement with local leagues club giant, Wests Group. But it's not a done deal, with the team's fate ...
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FORMER BASKETBALL MAKING AN IMPACT IN NEWCASTLE NETBALL

Wests has continued its dominance in Newcastle Netball, easily accounting for Forsyths. Souths Lions beat Junction Stella, while Nova Thunder won a close one. BNC, featuring a former basketball star, continue their run to the finals, ...
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KENNY DOWALL MAKES KNIGHTS DEBUT AGAINST FORMER CLUB

In his first game for the Knights, Shaun Kenny Dowall has scored the side's first points against his former club. Just before half time, The Roosters lead Newcastle by 8 points. The Knights looked hungry ...
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NORTH NEWCASTLE STARS READY FOR ORIGIN

The Hunter will be represented at this weekend's women's State of Origin with three North Newcastle stars lining up for the Blues. They've spent the week in camp in Wollongong preparing to defend their interstate ...
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BIG WEEKEND IN NEWCASTLE SPORT

The race for the Newcastle Rugby League minor premiership will heat up this weekend as front runners Western Suburbs go head to head with the Macquarie Scorpions. Both teams will field full strength sides for ...
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JETS IMPROVE THEIR ATTACK IN WIN OVER MAGIC

Ernie Merrick wanted more from the Jets attack in their second pre-season trial and he got it, with a 5-1 win over Broadmeadow. The coach has praised Wayne Brown and Ben Kantarovski, while Andrew Nabbout ...
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TROY BAYLISS SIGNS ON FOR SHOWGROUND SUPERMOTO RACE

Moving the Newcastle SuperMoto event from the foreshore to Broadmeadow Showground hasn't hurt the event's pulling power, with organisers revealing former Superbike world champion Troy Bayliss is among the high profile riders who've signed up ...
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HODKINSON TO NOTCH 150 NRL GAMES IN CLASH WITH ROOSTERS

He made headlines today for his chivalry - now the Knights' Trent Hodkinson has switched focus to his 150th game in the NRL. The halfback is hoping to mark the occasion with a win over ...
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JUNIOR LEAGUE PLAYERS TAKE OVER McDONALD JONES STADIUM

McDonald Jones Stadium is usually reserved for professional teams from across Australia and the world, but today, young Hunter rugby league players had a chance to take centre stage. The annual Knights Knockout pitted primary ...
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