Tag: Nathan Brown

Brown expects better performance from Cogger-Watson combination against Souths

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown wants more out of fresh halves combination Jack Cogger and Connor Watson when his Knights tackle South Sydney on Friday in the Hunter. The Knights, without the injured Mitchell Pearce, shocked Manly last weekend at Brookvale and Brown expects even more in the young duo’s second outing in six and seven. […]

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Knights praise Wests Tigers as Pearce prepares for showdown with Brooks

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown says star halfback Mitchell Pearce isn’t looking as far ahead as State of Origin. Instead, the Knights and Pearce have a more pressing matter this weekend when they face the in-form 5-1 Wests Tigers in Tamworth. “Pearcey hasn’t really spoken about Origin to be honest and I would have thought he […]

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Brown refuses to back down to Bennett over epic sledge

Nathan Brown refused to back down to Wayne Bennett after their war of words escalated after Newcastle’s 15-10 win over Brisbane on Saturday night. Earlier last week, Bennett blamed Brown for an exodus of experienced players at the Knights despite many good judges blaming Bennett after his stint at the club. Brown returned serve after […]

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All-time sledge: Nathan Brown drops a pipe bomb on Wayne Bennett

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown has hit back at Wayne Bennett with one of the game’s greatest ever serves after the Knights overpowered Bennett’s Broncos in Saturday night football. Brown slammed Bennett after the former Newcastle mentor told reporters it was Brown’s fault a number of big name players left the club after Bennett returned to […]

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Nathan Brown backs McLean for Kangaroos selection, NAS the new Taumalolo

Jordan McLean could be switched to the bench in favour of Tim Glasby according to Newcastle coach Nathan Brown. “I wouldn’t be surprised if Glasby started this week. He’s started a lot of games for them this year,” Brown said On The Couch With Sterlo on Fox Sports. Brown also likened Nelson Asofa-Solomoma to Jason Taumalolo […]

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Ken Thornett Medal winner Brown ready to tick another box with Finals Footy

Parramatta tyro Nathan Brown’s season just keeps on getting better with the forward claiming the Ken Thornett Medal at Rosehill Racecourse overnight. It caps a remarkable switch for Brown who began his career at Wests Tigers. He then moved to South Sydney where he gained a reputation as a thug. His move to the Eels […]

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Why should other clubs be penalised because rivals overshot $9.2 million salary cap target?

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Clubs lobbying for a higher salary cap in 2018 only have themselves to blame as they prepare to meet with NRL officials on Thursday at League Central. Tensions are at boiling point but how much should you believe from the powerbrokers in club land? Canterbury Bulldogs Chairman Ray Dib invited a […]

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Brown admits after thrashing pressure of favouritism got the better of Newcastle

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown has admitted the pressure of being favourites in the ‘Spoon Bowl’ against Wests Tigers was too much for his young team to handle as they capitulated on Sunday eventually going down 33-12. ‘It was the first time in 18 months, I suppose, that we’ve been favourites,” Brown said.  “And we did […]

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