Tag: Dane Gagai

Newcastle CEO Gidley says Knights won’t break the bank for any player

The Newcastle Knights say they won’t be sucked in to breaking the bank for players despite reports star centre Dane Gagai has signed with the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Gagai has reportedly agreed to terms on a three-year $2.1 million move to Sydney and it’s understood a third-party agreement was enough to lure the Queenslander out […]

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Knights players sticking by Nathan Brown as team looks for that winning feeling

Newcastle’s State of Origin hero Dane Gagai says he’s standing by coach Nathan Brown as the Knights try to lift themselves from the NRL cellar. The Knights play St George Illawarra at Hunter Stadium on Saturday afternoon. “We’ve got a long way to go yet but I enjoy my time with Nathan Brown, I can […]

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Dad and Cathy Freeman helped inspire Dane Gagai’s NRL dream

Indigenous Newcastle Knights centre Dane Gagai says Olympic icon Cathy Freeman, his father and cousin Josh Hoffman were the ones that inspired him to chase his NRL dream. This weekend is the NRL Indigenous Round with the Knights up against the high-flying Cronulla Sharks at Hunter Stadium. “Growing up watching my dad play got me […]

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As previously reported right here on The81stMinute.com, The Courier Mail have confirmed that Brisbane are the hot favourites to secure Newcastle centre Dane Gagai for 2016. “We aren’t giving up the fight,” Knights Head of Football Michael Hagan said. “We’re not naive in regards to the Broncos, we’ll do our best and provide the best […]

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