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Newcastle Knights join forces with Hunter Junior Rugby League

The nib Newcastle Knights are excited to announce a new partnership with the Hunter Junior Rugby League, aimed at ensuring the long-term growth of the sport in our region.

The parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, designed to bring the community together by delivering positive experiences and inclusive rugby league-based initiatives, consistent with their respective visions and values.

Newcastle Knights and Wests Group Australia Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Philip Gardner, unveiled the details of the new partnership today at McDonald Jones Stadium.

“This partnership marks a positive step forward for both the Newcastle Knights and the Hunter Junior Rugby League,” Mr. Gardner said.

“It’s a testament to our commitment to grassroots development and nurturing talent within our region.

“Together, we can inspire and empower the next generation of rugby league stars, fostering a strong community bond and a pathway to success.

“Growth of the game is crucial to the long-term success of the Newcastle Knights, this partnership aims to enhance opportunities for not only players but administrators, medical staff, coaches, referees and volunteers.”

Hunter Junior Rugby League Chairman, Mr. Bob Dixon is delighted to announce the signing of a collaborative agreement to further develop and grow Junior Rugby League in the Hunter.

“Being the second largest Junior association in NSW, we believe signing this agreement with the Newcastle Knights, to partner in developing and enhancing the Junior Rugby league Nursery in the Hunter, is a huge step forward,” Mr. Dixon said.

“It is clear the Knights are committed to a structured and strategic investment in the development of Juniors here in the Hunter, which makes our future outlook very exciting.”