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Full name Newcastle Rugby League
Football Club
Nickname(s) Novocastrians
Colours Primary:
Founded 1987
Current details
  • McDonald Jones Stadium (33,000)
CEO Phil Gardner
Coach Adam O'Brien
Ronald Griffiths (NRLW)
Captain Jayden Brailey & Kalyn Ponga
Hannah Southwell (NRLW)
Competition National Rugby League
NRL Women's Premiership
2022 season
14th (NRL)
Premiers / 2nd on ladder (NRLW)
Home colours
Away colours
Premierships 2 (1997 (ARL), 2001)
Runners-up 0
Minor premiership 0
Wooden spoons 4 (2005, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Most capped 257 - Danny Buderus
Highest points scorer 2,176 - Andrew Johns

The Newcastle Knights are an Australian professional rugby league club based in Newcastle, New South Wales. They compete in Australasia's premier rugby league competition, the National Rugby League (NRL) premiership. Playing in red and blue, the Knights joined the top tier competition in 1988, 79 years after the previous Newcastle based team, the Newcastle Rebels had departed the Sydney competition with the formation of a separate league competition based in the Newcastle region.

The club has won two premierships over its history (1997 and 2001) and is one of only two clubs (the other being the Wests Tigers) that has never lost a grand final in which it has participated. It has also produced such players as Paul Harragon, Robbie O'Davis, Danny Buderus and rugby league Immortal Andrew Johns. The team's home ground is McDonald Jones Stadium.


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. The Newcastle Knights entered the New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL) competition in 1988 with Allan McMahon as coach. Newcastle had previously been invited to field a team in the NSWRL competition for the 1982 season but declined, worried it would weaken the area's local league competition. The Canberra Raiders were admitted to the 1982 competition in their place.

The team was a success from the start, becoming one of the most popular clubs in its first season. By 1990, the team was strong enough to enter a play-off for fifth spot.

The club won their first competition, the Nissan Sevens, in 1991 and made the playoffs in 1992, where they were beaten by the St George Dragons. The Knights made the semi-finals again in 1995 when the competition became the Australian Rugby League (ARL), and won the reserve grade premiership the same year.

The club stayed loyal to the ARL when Rupert Murdoch started Super League in an attempt to win pay television rights to rugby league. This decision was very popular in the Newcastle and Hunter Region areas. 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.

From 1997 to 2003, the Knights achieved a finals berth for seven consecutive years. The Knights won the 1997 Australian Rugby League premiership, defeating the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 22–16 in the Grand Final. The match is best remembered for its classic finish – Darren Albert breaking a 16-all deadlock with his try just seven seconds from full-time. This win was a huge morale boost to the district following the closure of the area's biggest employer, the BHP Steelworks, being announced earlier the same year. Seventy per cent of the winning squad were Newcastle juniors. In this year Robbie O'Davis won the Clive Churchill Medal.

The following season, Knights players Robbie O'Davis, Wayne Richards and Adam MacDougall tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs; however, all three maintained they started use after the Knights' 1997 victory. The three were suspended, despite O'Davis' claims the club was not notified the substance was banned until after his positive test, and MacDougall's medical reason for taking the steroids (his usage continued after he completed his suspension, now approved by the NRL). In addition, the Knights terminated Wayne Richards' contract.

Newcastle International Sports Centre at night showing the old main grandstand

In 1998, the Newcastle club finished equal on competition points with the Brisbane Broncos, but finished second on points differential (sum of points scored less points scored against). In 1999, the Knights were in with a huge chance going into the final rounds only to lose their final two games of the regular season to finish 7th, before being knocked out a week later by the Parramatta Eels. The Knights came third in 2000, followed by a National Rugby League Premiership victory over the Parramatta Eels in 2001, with Andrew Johns winning the Clive Churchill Medal. Newcastle were handed heavy underdog status, but shocked the Eels with a 24–0 halftime lead, and the eventual 30–24 win. In 2002, the club finished equal with the New Zealand Warriors on competition points but, once again, finished second in the minor premiership due to inferior points differential.

Andrew Johns won the Dally M Medal for best player in the National Rugby League twice in a row in 1998 and 1999, and won an unprecedented third Dally M Medal in 2002. In addition, Johns also won the Provan-Summons Medal (the people's choice award for player of the year) four years in a row from 1998 to 2001, the best performance by any player in the history of the award.

In 2004, injuries plagued the club, with Andrew Johns and Ben Kennedy out for extended periods of time. The club missed the finals, finishing 10th despite strong performances from Matthew Gidley, Kurt Gidley and New South Wales' State of Origin captain, Danny Buderus.

Following further injuries and a lack of experienced players, the club failed to win a single match in the first half of the 2005 premiership, losing 13 consecutive matches—the worst start to a season by any club since the 1960s. That losing streak finally came to an end with a win away from home over the Penrith Panthers, when they came from 14–0 down at halftime to win 28–24. In a tribute to the club's followers, crowds remained high throughout the losing streak and, while the Knights were unable to avoid finishing last, fans were rewarded for their stoicism as the team managed to win eight of their last eleven games, including a six-game winning streak brought to an end in round 26 by the St George Illawarra Dragons.

2006 boded well for the Novocastrians, with the side recruiting Great Britain and Irish winger Brian Carney and former Raider Luke Davico, as well as re-signing 2005 recruit Milton Thaiday and managing to retain the many promising young juniors (led by the likes of Brad Tighe, Jarrod Mullen, Reegan Tanner, and Riley Brown) that have come through in the club's worst ever season. 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.

Prior to the 2006 NRL season kick-off it was announced that the club's longest serving coach, Michael Hagan would depart the club following the 2006 season to begin a three-year contract with the Parramatta Eels. Ironically, during the week of the 2006 season-opening game against Parramatta, the Newcastle outfit confirmed Parramatta coach Brian Smith would take over coaching duties in 2007.

The 2007 NRL season was a year of turmoil for the club both on and off the field. After making a promising start to the season with victories over contenders such as the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs – the club and rugby league world was rocked by the shock retirement of Andrew Johns. The departure of their captain and most influential player had an obvious effect on the team, and although they managed to stay in touch with the top eight until the last third of the season, their season was irreparably damaged by his absence. In addition to this, the Knights endured the worst injury toll in the 2007 season fielding thirty seven players in first grade by season's end.

The club also struggled off-field, with Brian Smith's decision to release players such as Clint Newton, Kirk Reynoldson, and Josh Perry meeting with displeasure from the Sydney media and some sections of the Newcastle support base. Newton's defection to Melbourne and Reynoldson's threats of legal action over the club refusing to play him in the fifteen games required to trigger his fourth contract year saw the club's reputation dragged through the mud. The Daily Telegraph campaigned strongly for the sacking of Smith whilst Bluetongue Brewery owner John Singleton also threatened legal action after the releases lead to a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign with his company being cancelled.

Before the final round of 2007, Tab Sportsbet's Glenn Munsie was reported in the Daily Telegraph saying that the Newcastle side were certainties for the 'wooden spoon' (coming last in the season) and "it was pointless taking money on the wooden spoon gong given Newcastle would be firmly planted at the bottom of the ladder by the end of the weekend". Despite these pressures, the Knights managed to avoid a second wooden spoon in three years – offloading the dreaded piece of 'silverware' to the Penrith Panthers with a last round victory over the Wests Tigers.

2008 was a resurgence year for the Novocastrians. They were unlucky to miss out on the finals, going down to the Brisbane Broncos 24–2 in the final round of the competition, which allowed the New Zealand Warriors (who easily overcame the Parramatta Eels) to take 8th place. Newcastle started the 2009 NRL season convincingly, they were placed 2nd in the ladder at round 10. During the season, Newcastle equalled their best home winning streak of nine wins in 1995. Towards the end of the season coach Brian Smith announced he was leaving Newcastle to join the troubled Sydney Roosters in 2010 after their horrific season. Over the next few weeks assistant coach Rick Stone was announced as the new coach of the Newcastle club. Toward the end of the season the Knights lost three games in a row which put them in doubt for the finals, which they had looked like making all year. They then had an outstanding comeback to beat eventual grand finalists, Parramatta up the ladder. They finished the year 7th out of 16 after losing to the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in week one of the finals.

Rick Stone said he was looking forward to his first off-season in-charge of the team. June 2010 capped of a good period for the Novocastrians after they confirmed the signings of 2009 Toyota Cup Player of the Year Beau Henry on a three-year contract, 2009 Toyota Cup Centre of the Year Siuatonga Likiliki on a two-year contract and former Australian international prop Antonio Kaufusi on a two-year contract. In the next few days, the Knights also confirmed the signings of current Queensland Maroons star Neville Costigan on a three-year contract, and the promising young backrower Kyle O'Donnell on a two-year contract.

The Newcastle club finished 11th in the 2010 NRL season. While the club did not play in the finals, Adam MacDougall recorded the most tries for the club and Akuila Uate equalled the most tries in a season marking an otherwise forgetful year for the Knights. In December 2010, former Newcastle player Chris Houston re-signed with the club for two years. On 31 March 2011, Newcastle were officially taken over by mining magnate Nathan Tinkler after a member's vote in which Tinkler won by 97%. On 12 April 2011, Newcastle confirmed the signing of 'supercoach' Wayne Bennett. They finished 8th in 2011, being eliminated in the first week of the finals. After the 2011 season, the Newcastle club cleaned out 15 players, but nine other renowned players were signed including club legends Danny Buderus and Timana Tahu, Kangaroos winger Darius Boyd and Kangaroos forward Kade Snowden. The Knights celebrated 25 years in the NRL competition in 2012. However, the season was a forgettable one. Captain Kurt Gidley succumbed to a shoulder injury early in the season which resulted in him missing the remainder of the year. The team failed to click and won only 10 of their 24 games to finish 12th. During the year, the club signed Willie Mason and Dane Gagai and both proved to be rare highlights in a poor season. The 2013 season was a much better season for the Newcastle club, finishing 7th on the ladder and making the third week of the finals by beating the Melbourne Storm in Melbourne in the second week of the finals. This was the first time the Knights had done this since 2004, however, they were to fall to the Sydney Roosters in the preliminary final 40-14.

In Round 3 of the 2014 NRL Season, the Newcastle side played against the Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park, Melbourne's home ground. Shortly before half time, Newcastle forward Alex McKinnon was involved in a three-man tackle that involved Jordan McLean and the Bromwich brothers (Jesse and Kenny). McKinnon was dropped on his shoulders after being flipped upside down, but ducked his head and suffered fractures to his C4 and C5 vertebrae. McLean was overcome with grief when fronting the NRL judiciary that he refused to look at numerous replays of the accident. McLean was given a seven match suspension as a result. Later in Round 19, the NRL held the 'Rise for Alex Round', where for every ticket sold, $1 would be donated to McKinnon to assist with his continuous medical bills and rehabilitation funds. McKinnon accompanied the Knights in their loss against the Gold Coast Titans.

On 7 July 2015 coach Rick Stone was sacked after a string of disappointing results, and Danny Buderus would coach for the remainder of the 2015 season. In round 26 against the Panthers in Penrith, Newcastle went down 30-12 to claim their second wooden spoon. On 9 September 2015, the Knights signed Nathan Brown to a three-year contract to coach starting from 2016. During the 2016 season, the club debuted 11 players in the NRL, while losing co-captain Tariq Sims midway through to year to go to St. George Illawarra. Against Cronulla in round 10, Newcastle was defeated 62-0, their biggest defeat at home and second biggest defeat in history. Newcastle would only win one game all year, to claim the wooden spoon for a second consecutive season, and third overall.

2017 was the Knights' 30th year in the NRL, however it was another disappointing season for Newcastle as they finished last again, claiming their third Wooden Spoon in a row. In December 2017, the Newcastle Knights expressed their interest in applying for a licence to participate in the inaugural NRL Women's season. On 1 November 2017, the club was sold to Wests Group, a Newcastle-based not for profit club, after being administered by the NRL since the departure of Nathan Tinkler. 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. New recruit Mitchell Pearce kicked a field goal in golden point extra time to win the opening round of 2018 at home against long time rivals Manly Warringah Sea Eagles. The team started the season strongly, winning 5 of their opening 8 games to sit comfortably inside the top 8. However, with a long term injury to Mitchell Pearce, the side won only 4 of their remaining 12 matches to finish 11th.

2019 saw the arrival of forwards David Klemmer and Tim Glasby, boosting the team's forward pack. After winning their opening match, Newcastle lost five consecutive games before reversing their fortunes with five consecutive victories to reach 4th place. Newcastle would finish the 2019 season in 11th place on the table. In the 2020 season, Newcastle would reach the finals for the first time since 2013 after finishing 7th on the table. Newcastle were eliminated in the first week of the finals by South Sydney losing 46-20. The following year, Newcastle would reach the finals once again finishing 7th on the table. For the second straight year, Newcastle would go out in the first week of the finals losing to Parramatta 28-20. In the 2022 season, Newcastle were expected to reach the finals again and improve on the previous two years, however the club would finish 14th on the table winning six games all year.

Emblem and colours


In 1988, the Newcastle Knights were re-established to represent rugby league in the Hunter region once more. Newcastle adopted 'The Knights' moniker as a reference to its ‘steel city' industrial heritage. The jersey colours of red and blue were adopted from the district's representative side that wore red jerseys, white shorts and blue socks.

Primary jerseys


Current squad


All players that have captained the Newcastle Knights in first-grade.

Cap No. Name Years As Captain Debut Round Games As Captain
1. Stewart, SamSam Stewart 1988–90 Round 1 40
2. Miller, GlennGlenn Miller 1988 Round 17 3
3. Hagan, MichaelMichael Hagan 1989–93 Round 15 91
4. Johnston, PeterPeter Johnston 1990 Round 8 1
5. Sargent, MarkMark Sargent 1994–95 Round 1 26
6. McCormack, RobbieRobbie McCormack 1994 Round 4 3
7. Harragon, PaulPaul Harragon 1995–99 Round 7 71
8. Johns, MatthewMatthew Johns 1995–99 Round 18 21
9. Butterfield, TonyTony Butterfield 1997, 1999–00 Round 3 46
10. Johns, AndrewAndrew Johns 1998, 2000–07 Round 23 106
11. Peden, BillBill Peden 2000–02 Round 10 13
12. Kennedy, BenBen Kennedy 2001, 2003–04 Round 24 9
13. Parsons, MattMatt Parsons 2002–03 Finals Week 2 5
14. Simpson, SteveSteve Simpson 2003, 2006–10 Round 15 18
15. Buderus, DannyDanny Buderus 2004–08, 2012 Round 7 67
16. O'Davis, RobbieRobbie O'Davis 2004 Round 14 1
17. Gidley, MatthewMatthew Gidley 2004–05 Round 17 2
18. Smith, CraigCraig Smith 2005 Round 14 3
19. Mullen, JarrodJarrod Mullen 2007, 2010–11, 2013-14 Round 11 21
20. Reynoldson, KirkKirk Reynoldson 2007 Round 13 1
21. Woolnough, AdamAdam Woolnough 2007 Round 16 1
22. Gidley, KurtKurt Gidley 2007–15 Round 19 123
23. Houston, ChrisChris Houston 2008–09, 2012–13 Round 13 5
24. Tolar, DanielDaniel Tolar 2010 Round 14 1
25. Naiqama, WesWes Naiqama 2011 Round 16 2
26. Scott, BeauBeau Scott 2015 Round 1 2
27. Hodkinson, TrentTrent Hodkinson 2016-17 Round 1 30
28. Smith, JeremyJeremy Smith 2016 Round 1 21
29. Sims, TariqTariq Sims 2016 Round 6 8
30. Mata'utia, SioneSione Mata'utia 2017 Round 8 15
31. Buhrer, JamieJamie Buhrer 2017-19 Round 18 30
32. Pearce, MitchellMitchell Pearce 2018-20 Round 1 59
33. Guerra, AidanAidan Guerra 2018 Round 8 9
34. Kenny-Dowall, ShaunShaun Kenny-Dowall 2019 Round 16 1
35. Brailey, JaydenJayden Brailey 2021-22 Round 1 25
36. Saifiti, DanielDaniel Saifiti 2021 Round 1 17
37. Ponga, KalynKalyn Ponga 2021-22 Round 21 19
38. Frizell, TysonTyson Frizell 2022 Round 2 5


  • Allan McMahon (1988 – 30 June 1991)
  • David Waite (5 July 1991 – 1994)
  • Mal Reilly (1995 – 1998)
  • Warren Ryan (1999 – 2000)
  • Michael Hagan (2001 – 2006)
  • Brian Smith (2007 – 14 August 2009)
  • Rick Stone (15 August 2009 – 2011)
  • Wayne Bennett (2012 – 2014)
  • Rick Stone (2015 – 26 July 2015)
  • Danny Buderus (27 July 2015 – 5 September 2015)
  • Nathan Brown (2016 – 26 August 2019)
  • Kristian Woolf (27 August 2019 – 8 September 2019)
  • Adam O'Brien (2020 – present)



  • Good Fellows (1988–94)
  • Peerless (1995–1996)
  • Canterbury (1997–1999)
  • Fila (2000–2001)
  • ISC (2002–2007)
  • KooGa (2008–2010)
  • XBlades (2011)
  • ISC (2012–2019)
  • O'Neills (2020–2022)
  • Classic Sportswear (2023–present)

Home jerseys

1988-1996 1997-2000 2001-2004 2005-2007
Newcastle Jersey 1988.png Newcastle Jersey 1997.png Newcastle Jersey 2001.png Newcastle Jersey 2005.png
2008-2010 2011-2012 2013-2014 2015–2016
Newcastle Jersey 2008.png Newcastle Knights home jersey 2011.png Newcastle Knights 2014 Home Jersey.png Newcastle Knights Home Jersey 2015.png
2017-2018 2019–present
Newcastle Knights 1997 Home Jersey.png Newcastle Knights heritage jersey 2009.png

Away jerseys

2000-2002 2003-2005 2006-2007 2008-2009
Newcastle Knights away jersey 2000.svg Newcastle Knights away jersey 2003.svg Newcastle Knights away jersey 2006.svg Newcastle Knights away jersey 2008.svg
2010-2011 2012 2013 2014-2015
Newcastle Knights away jersey 2010.svg Newcastle Knights 2012 Away Jersey.png Newcastle Knights away jersey 2013.png Newcastle Knights Away Jersey 2014.png
Newcastle Knights away jersey 2000.svg

Other jerseys

1988 Trial 2008 Heritage 2009-2011 Heritage 2012 Heritage
Newcastle Knights away jersey 1998.svg Newcastle Rebels home jersey 1908.svg Newcastle Knights heritage jersey 2009.png Newcastle Knights 2012 Heritage Jersey.png
2014 Women In League 2015 Heritage
Newcastle Knights women in league jersey 2014.png Newcastle Knights heritage jersey 2009.png


Head-to-head records

Opponent Played Won Drawn Lost Win %
South Sydney Rabbitohs 46 27 0 19 58.7
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 58 31 1 26 53.4
Gold Coast Titans 27 14 0 13 51.9
Parramatta Eels 56 30 1 26 52.6
North Queensland Cowboys 43 22 0 21 51.2
New Zealand Warriors 46 23 1 22 50.0
Wests Tigers 34 17 0 17 50.0
Penrith Panthers 53 24 4 25 45.3
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 53 24 1 28 45.3
Canberra Raiders 54 23 2 29 42.6
Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 57 22 0 35 38.6
Sydney Roosters 59 21 2 36 35.6
Melbourne Storm 45 15 0 30 33.3
Brisbane Broncos 54 17 1 36 31.5
St George Illawarra Dragons 42 13 0 29 31.0
Games Wins Drawn Losses
846 394 17 435

Last updated on 20 August 2022. Source:

Major sponsors

  • Henny Penny (1988–1990)
  • BP (1991–1993)
  • Stockland (1995–1997)
  • Impulse Airlines (1998-2001)
  • Flight Centre (2001)
  • QantasLink (2002–2004)
  • Coal & Allied (2005–2011)
  • Hunter Ports (2012–2014)
  • Newpave Asphalt (2015–2016)
  • nib Health Funds (2017–present)

Awards and achievements

Club Premiership honours

Premierships: 2 (1997*, 2001)

Finals Series: 15 (1992, 1995, 1997*, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2020, 2021)

* ARL season only


Individual records


Most Games

  • Danny Buderus 257

Most Points

Most Tries

Most Goals


Most Points

Most Tries


Most Points

Most Tries

Most Goals

Club song

Go Hard, Go Knights (1995 – present)

Playin' hard, playin' tough,
Just plain good is not good enough,
We're gonna show you what league's all about,
If there's a lesson to be learned we're handing it out.

This game is our game,
This town is our town,
Turn the heat up and listen to the crowd.
Go hard, Go Knights, Go proud.

This game is our game,
This town is our town,
Turn the heat up and listen to the crowd.
Go hard, Go Knights, Go proud.


Newcastle Knights fans have been described as being among the most rabid in the NRL and in 2008, 2011 and 2012, were the third best supported club in the league. In 2008, the average home game attendance was 18,750, 19,186 in 2011 and 20,919 in 2012. In 2012, the Knights also had the largest Monday Night Football crowd of the year with 18,637 fans turning up in Round 16.

Some notable supporters of the club include;

Women's team

On 11 June 2021, the Newcastle Knights were granted a licence to compete in the 2021 National Rugby League Women's (NRLW) competition. Recently retired Knights player Blake Green was announced as the head coach. The season was planned to commence in August 2021, postponed to October 2021 and further postponed to 2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

On 1 July 2021, the Knights announced their first ever NRLW signing in Indigenous All Stars and Prime Minister's XIII representative Caitlan Johnston, who was a foundation Tarsha Gale Cup player for the Knights in 2018 before spending two seasons with the Sydney Roosters NRLW side.

On 25 November 2021, it was announced that Knights Tarsha Gale Cup coach Casey Bromilow would be taking on the head coach role after Green had been appointed into a specialist halves role alongside Andrew Johns with Newcastle's NRL side. Jess Skinner was announced as the assistant coach. On the same day, the Knights announced a further six Newcastle and Hunter based signings in Bobbi Law from the Sydney Roosters, Jayme Fressard from the Brisbane Broncos and Georgia Page from the St. George Illawarra Dragons, as well as Phoebe Desmond, Chantelle Graham and Kyra Simon from local teams. Six development players were also announced in Bree Chester, Sophie Clancy, Matilda Jones, Kayla Romaniuk, Jesse Southwell and Tylah Vallance.

On 1 December 2021, the Knights signed nine Kiwi Ferns representatives in Ngatokotoru Arakua, Maitua Feterika, Annetta Nu'uausala, Charntay Poko, Krystal Rota, Charlotte Scanlan, Autumn-Rain Stephens-Daly, Katelyn Vaha'akolo and Kararaina Wira-Kohu, Two days later, the club signed Romy Teitzel from the Brisbane Broncos, AFLW player Paige Parker, rugby sevens player Emma Sykes and North Queensland Gold Stars players Rangimarie Edwards-Bruce, Katie Green, Emma Manzelmann and Tahlulah Tillett.

In January 2022, the Knights signed Kirra Dibb from the New Zealand Warriors after Emma Sykes withdrew from the squad. On 21 February, the 24-woman squad was finalised with the signing of Shannon Evans from the Central Coast Roosters and Romy Teitzel was named team captain, Caitlan Johnston and Krystal Rota named as club captains.

The club played in 5 matches without a win in its inaugural season.

In April 2022, Ronald Griffiths was announced as the new head coach for the upcoming season.

On 18 May 2022, the Knights announced the signing of Australian Jillaroos players Millie Boyle and Tamika Upton for their second season in the competition. Additional notable signings for the 2022 season were Sydney Roosters premiership winning players Yasmin Clydsdale, Olivia Higgins, Simone Karpani, Tayla Predebon, Hannah Southwell, former Jillaroos player Caitlin Moran and former Roosters players Shanice Parker and Kiana Takairangi.

On 16 August 2022, Millie Boyle and Hannah Southwell were appointed co-captains of the club.

After winning 4 of its 5 regular season games, the Knights won their first premiership during the 2022 NRL Women's season, defeating the Parramatta Eels 32-12.

See also

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