Month: August 2019

Newcastle expect Dogs to attack left-side defence

SKIPPER Kurt Gidley has no doubt Canterbury will target the Knights’ new-look left edge in Sunday’s important showdown in Newcastle.
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The Knights’ left-side defence was torn to shreds by the Raiders in Sunday’s 44-14 thrashing at Canberra Stadium, conceding seven tries in 48minutes.

The capitulation cost Timana Tahu his backline

Gidley faces axe as Blues juggle bench

VERSATILE: Kurt Gidley.KNIGHTS captain Kurt Gidley is in danger of missing a spot on the NSW bench to Sharks utility Luke Lewis, but Newcastle teammate Willie Mason is in line to return to the Blues after a five-year absence.
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Fairfax Media understands Blues selectors are considering overlooking Gidley, who

RUGBY LEAGUE: Family’s triple treat

FRONT-ROW SEAT: From left, sisters Julie and Emma Young with sister-in-law Bec yesterday. Picture Natalie GronoNEWCASTLE sisters Julie and Emma Young and sister-in-law Bec hope their selection in Australia’s Jillaroos will help raise the profile of women’s rugby league and encourage more girls to play the game.
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