NEWCASTLE’S NEW KURT KNOWS HIS UTILITY ROLE

It's been a long wait, but the first NRL trial games of the year will be played tomorrow. Newcastle will take on the Dragons in Wollongong, in a match that will pit Kurt Mann against ...
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RONALD VARGAS FURTHER SIDELINED BY HAMSTRING INJURY

The initial diagnosis was bad enough, but now Jets marquee man Ronald Vargas is out for four weeks, following a fresh assessment of his hamstring injury. He's not the only one on the casualty list, ...
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RONALD VARGAS SIDELINED BY HAMSTRING INJURY

If the road to the finals wasn't hard enough for the Jets, they'll now have to do it without Ronald Vargas. The star midfielder has succumbed to a hamstring injury, ahead of Newcastle's showdown with ...
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LAUREN PARKER DEFIES PAIN BARRIER TO RACE AT HOMETOWN OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

She's proven her strength before, but Lauren Parker may have even outdone herself this time. The para-triathlete has been battling unbearable back pain for weeks, and will have surgery next month - but not before ...
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JETS BOW OUT OF ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

The Newcastle Jets are out of the Asian Champions League - beaten 4-1 by titleholders, Kashima Antlers, in their final qualifying match last night. Ronald Vargas equalised for the visitors before the J-League club outgunned ...
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OUTTERIDGE INJURED IN SAIL GP OPENER

A flying visit home for Nathan Outteridge, with the champion sailor last night speaking at a fundraising event for Hunter farmers at Wangi RSL. Also on his mind, Sail GP - with Outteridge's Team Japan ...
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WNBL MVP AWARD RENAMED TO HONOUR SUZY BATKOVIC

She achieved all there is to achieve in Australian basketball, so it's only fitting the WNBL has decided to rename its MVP award, the Suzy Batkovic Medal. The Novocastrian retired this season after 16 campaigns, ...
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INJURY FOR THE KNIGHTS AHEAD OF OPENING TRIAL MATCH

A blow for the Newcastle Knights with the season fast approaching. Hymel Hunt has been ruled out of Saturday's trial against the Dragons, leaving coach Nathan Brown with some big decisions to make ...
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BEN SIMMONS BECOMES FIRST AUSTRALIAN ALL-STAR

We're used to seeing Ben Simmons rewrite the record books - well, today he added another chapter. Simmons and Team LeBron eventually beat Team Giannis 178 to 164, but ultimately, the fans come for the ...
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MEREWETHER SETS ITS SIGHTS ON A WIN AT THE SURFEST TEAMS CHALLENGE

Fresh from its victory in the Australian Boardriders national final, Merewether has turned its attention to winning a title that has so far eluded it... the Surfest Teams Challenge. The club will field three strong ...
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LOCAL TEAMS MAKE THEIR MARK IN THE AUSTRALIAN BOARDRIDERS BATTLE

Hunter club Frenchmans was bundled out of the Australian Boardriders Battle national final in the first heat. While Merewether survived plenty of dramatic moments to make it all the way through ...
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MEREWETHER CELEBRATES WIN AT BOARDRIDERS NATIONAL FINAL

Newcastle club Merewether has defied the odds to win the Australian Boardriders Battle national final. Macy Callaghan looked strong for Central Coast club, North Shelly, while world tour veteran Joel Parkinson surfed early for Snapper ...
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HUNTER’S KIRSTY FENTON FEATURES IN JUNIOR MATILDAS WIN

As expected, Ante Milicic was today appointed coach of the Matildas, following the controversial sacking of Alen Stajcic. Meanwhile, the Junior Matildas have claimed a 2-1 win on the Gold Coast, in a friendly match ...
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JETS PREPARE FOR DO-OR-DIE ACL CLASH IN JAPAN

The Jets have completed their first training session in Japan ahead of their do-or-die Asian Champions League qualifier against Kashima Antlers. Despite a long journey, and freezing temperatures, the players couldn't be more excited ...
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JETS SHOCK MELBOURNE CITY

Jets coach Ernie Merrick has lauded his side for Newcastle's backs-to-the-wall performance. A half-time wake-up call helping to steel the Jets in the potentially season-defining match ...
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JETS GALLERY: JETS SHOCK MELBOURNE CITY 3-1

The understrength Newcastle Jets took on Melbourne City at McDonald Jones Stadium on Friday night. The game was a must win for the Jets, who sit just outside the top 6. Jair broke the deadlock ...
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