41. Matthew Kennedy — 45 games Ashley Gordon — 71 games 317. Chris Joynt — 7 games Played another three seasons for Newcastle, retiring after one-year stints at English club Wigan (2001) and Cronulla (2002). 62. Played another three seasons for Newcastle, retiring after one-year stints at English club Wigan (2001) and Cronulla (2002). Champion halfback and colourful character who was without peer during record-breaking career at all levels. 88. 32. George Carmont — 83 games Josh Perry — 137 games Michael McKeirnan — 34 games
However, off the back of a bumper two-year recruitment drive and some harsh lessons for their young squad, things are starting to look up in the Hunter, with the Knights hitting a purple patch of five wins in a row.
Lives at Floraville with his family, and works as a shotfirer at Glendell Coal Mine, a Glencore site at Ravensworth, not far from his old home town. Stuart Collins — 9 games
Enari Tuala Tautau Moga One of five players, alongside Darren Albert, Bill Peden, Troy Fletcher and Stephen Crowe, who also played in Newcastle’s premiership-winning 1995 reserve grade team. 202.
Appearances: Newcastle Knights games only, not a total of their career games. Former NSW and Australian representative who made his 99th and final appearance for the Knights in the 1997 grand final. Eventually Wicks terminated his own contract as he did not want to keep bringing shame on the club and sponsors. 2008 was a resurgence year for the Knights. Won Churchill Medal in 2001 grand final and holds almost every record in the Knights’ books. 79. Gavin Quinn — 1 game
As part of the NSWRL premiership's gradual expansion into a national competition, a Newcastle-based club was admitted in 1988. Darren Forward — 4 games Please note that the numbers below are based on data contained in the RLP database, and may not be accurate. https://nnimgt-a.akamaihd.net/transform/v1/crop/frm/324VkdtvqnBSp7aYw6KyqmM/ec961001-4d2f-4a7a-a8fd-509587e42d11.jpg/r0_27_1778_1032_w1200_h678_fmax.jpg, Hunter surf lifesaver receives nod in state-wide women's awards, Hunter students prepare for a HSC unlike any other, with screening before exams, Two men charged over alleged robbery spree in Lake Macquarie. Sione Mata’utia Matthew Johns — 176 games Retired midway through 1999 into a TV career on The Footy Show, staying involved at the Knights as a director and chairman.
Kevin Henderson — 4 games
Nothing against Sims, but horrific injuries like his take their toll. Hall Of Fame . Luke MacDougall — 2 games During the year, the club signed Willie Mason and Dane Gagai and both proved to be rare highlights in a poor season. 219. 128. Scott Dureau — 42 games Returned to Great Britain at the end of 1998 but has been a frequent visitor to Newcastle since then. 99. Michael Hagan — 111 games Chris Mandalidis — 6 games
Dustin Cooper — 14 games
Ben Donaldson — 9 games
A Newcastle rugby league team had been assembled from players in the Newcastle Rugby League to compete in various competitions for most of the 20th century. Multi-media personality, fitness and nutrition expert and mastermind behind “Man Challenge” weight-loss program and “Man Shake” meal-replacement drinks.
One of five players, alongside Darren Albert, Bill Peden, Troy Fletcher and Stephen Crowe, who also played in Newcastle’s premiership-winning 1995 reserve grade team. Jesse Royal — 29 games 310. 25. 246. 154. Evan Cochrane — 21 games 314. In 2015, he took up an interim coaching role with the Knights and continued as an assistant coach in 2016. Marvin Filipo — 4 games 232. John Crooks — 2 games Craig Gower — 6 games 273. Steve Simpson — 216 games NRL club history, statistics, newcastle knights.
Lives in a quaint Yorkshire village called Burton Salmon, happily retired but still trains regularly, and follows the fortunes of both Newcastle and Manly – the Australian clubs he either coached or played for. 140.
Kurt Mann 70.
33. 267. Paul Marquet — 137 games News Limited formed the Hunter Mariners to compete with the Knights in the one and only season of Super League in Australia, but the Mariners failed to win much support in the area.
Went on to play 161 games for the Knights, including 2001 decider. Chad Redman — 2 games Click through to the Club History Timeline to read a summary of the events of every season.
Mick Jenkins — 3 games
Scott Carter — 42 games 211. 318.
179. While the squad they have at their disposal is impressive, they have let go of a fair share of talent in the past few seasons that Nathan Brown would no doubt love to have at his disposal currently. Note: Final games are entered when player departs or retires from club. In the 33-year history of the Newcastle Knights, 312 players have represented the club at the highest level. Steve Linnane — 18 games Not much there is a great loss I would have thought except maybe Tariq Sims.
82. Nathan Hinton — 7 games the statement read. John Morris, is an Australian professional rugby league coach who is the head coach of the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks in the National Rugby League (NRL), and a former professional rugby league footballer.
They were formed in 1995 as the Auckland Warriors, and are officially known as the Vodafone Warriors for sponsorship reasons. Pat Mata’utia — 14 games Played another four years in Newcastle, missing 2001 NRL grand final because of injury, then continued his career in England with four years at St Helens. During the 2016 season, the Knights debuted 11 players in the NRL, while losing co-captain Tariq Sims midway through to year to go to St. George Illawarra. Marty Crequer — 11 games
Has fronted the Mark Hughes Foundation, raising funds for brain cancer research, since having a malignant brain tumour removed in 2013. Buderus also played in the Super League for English club, the Leeds Rhinos, with whom he won 2011's Super League XVI. Dave Woods — 12 games Complete list of Newcastle Knights players. Over the next two seasons, he would go onto establish himself as a favourite under Wayne Bennett on the Knights edge, applying his traditional low tackling technique and gangly running style to great effect. 59. Troy Clarke — 7 games Herman Ese’ese 181. 195. Lives at Dudley with wife and five sons, working as national business manager for Mine Wealth + Wellbeing (formerly AUSCOAL Super).  The following season marked a resurgence for the club, with the arrivals of high profile halfback Mitchell Pearce, sought after rookie fullback Kalyn Ponga, as well as Queensland Origin representative Aidan Guerra and several other players. James Wynne — 5 games Or, Telstra customers get $10 off Kayo per month for 12 months. Mitchell Barnett Evarn Tuimavave — 33 games Hymel Hunt 135. For the complete list of Newcastle Knights players, see, separate league competition based in the Newcastle region, List of Newcastle Knights representatives, "Knights' Chris Houston to face drug supply charges", How one tackle changed the lives of Newcastle player Alex McKinnon and Melbourne Storm's Jordan McLean, "Stone out: Knights get six games to prove worth, "NRL 2017: Cronulla Sharks warm up for finals with scrappy win against Newcastle Knights", "NRL 2018: Knights, Dragons first to declare bids for licences for women's tournament", "Wests Group new owner of Newcastle Knights", "Knights v Sea Eagles - Round 1, 2018 - Match Centre", "Rugby League Tables / Newcastle Win-Loss Records By Venue", "Knights cut ticket prices to win crowds", "New security measures planned for aviation industry", http://www.virtualformguide.com/cgi-bin/tvf/displaynewsitem.pl?20080708timclark.txt, "Billy Slater Pictures - Off Court At The 2012 Australian Open", "Lateline - 17/07/2012: Gillard leadership questions resurface", "Thomas Fraser-Holmes emerges as Olympic medal chance in 400m IM", "Jennifer Hawkins Pictures, Photo Galleries, Bio & Rating - AskMen", "First-time member Richards joins Knights campaign, Gold Coast-Tweed Giants / Gold Coast Seagulls / Gold Coast Chargers, National Rugby League reserves affiliations. 163. By 1990, the team was strong enough to enter a play-off for fifth spot. David Boyd — 144 games 2. Ken Sio — 41 games Newcastle adopted 'The Knights' moniker as a reference to its ‘steel city' industrial heritage.
Newcastle ultimately finished the season in fourth position, a stunning reversal in form, but were eliminated from the finals after losing in the semi-final to the Brisbane Broncos, going down 50–6. 2019 saw the arrival of forwards David Klemmer and Tim Glasby, boosting the team's forward pack. 72. 221. The 2005 NRL season was the 98th season of professional rugby league football in Australia and the eighth run by the National Rugby League.
Aaron Grainger — 2 games Returned to Great Britain at the end of 1998 but has been a frequent visitor to Newcastle since then.
3. Michael Ennis — 20 games
The Newcastle Knights are an Australian professional rugby league club based in Newcastle, New South Wales.