Tag: Nathan Brown

Knightmare pre-season couldn’t get any worse for Nathan Brown or could it?

Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown isn’t letting the week from hell get to him or his players. The under siege mentor said his players were hurting for both Jarrod Mullen and Pauli Pauli. Mullen tested positive for steroids at the start of the week before news broke that Pauli Pauli had been involved in a […]

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Makeshift fullback Feeney ready for a shot at partnering Hodkinson in halves at Knights

Newcastle Knights youngster Jaelen Feeney wants to play in the halves and coach Nathan Brown is giving him every chance. After struggling at fullback at the start of 2016, Feeney confirmed his preference is in the halves. “My big focus is on the halves this year,” Feeney said. “Browny had a word to me keep […]

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Newcastle coach Brown likens pommy recruit Joe Wardle to an Australian representative

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown has praised new Knights signing Joe Wardle who joins the club from Huddersfield in England after a trade with outgoing Newcastle fullback Jake Mamo. Brown coached Wardle in the English Super League and has likened the utility to Australian representative Sione Mata’utia. “Joe is a robust type of centre that can […]

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Jarrod Mullen’s career in the balance after another hamstring injury at training

Newcastle playmaker Jarrod Mullen’s career hangs in the balance after suffering another hamstring injury at training. The former New South Wales half has had a horrendously-long battle with leg injuries which have kept him on the sidelines throughout his career. This latest setback may prove to be the end. “It was just a simple drill. […]

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Nathan Brown wants the NRL to hit players where it hurts most

Former Super League coach and current Newcastle mentor Nathan Brown has backed the English model for lesser judiciary charges and wants the NRL to consider fining players for on-field foul play. “The whole grading system needs a real good look at,” Brown said. “There are some instances where a penalty is sufficient. I know we […]

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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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Akuila ‘The Thriller’ to play at the Auckland Nines

Nathan Brown has hosed down whispers that 28-year-old Newcastle winger Akuila Uate is on the outer at the club after two frustrating seasons. Despite the club’s troubles, the Knights have uncovered the likes of young speedsters Jake Mamo, Nathan Ross and the Mata’utia brothers. “We’re confident he’s going to have a good year,” Coach Nathan […]

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