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DAVID CARNEY TELLS US WHO HE THINKS CAN WIN THE ASIAN CUP

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Japan and Palestine have arrived in Newcastle to prepare for Monday’s Asian Cup clash at Hunter Stadium. As part of our coverage of the tournament, NBN News spoke to Jets midfielder and former Socceroo, David Carney, about which sides can win the silverware. Read More »

STRUGGLING JETS LOSE TWO OFFICIALS

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The Newcastle Jets’ nightmarish A-League season became worse today, with the shock resignation of two leading officials. CEO Robbie Middleby and Socceroos great turned chairman Ray Baartz announced their departures, saying it’s for the good of the club. Read More »

SHE’S THE CULPRIT COMES HOME

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The most successful boat of the Hunter contingent in the Sydney to Hobart today returned home. She’s The Culprit and its nine-man crew sailed into Newcastle this morning, still on a high from an adventure they won’t forget in a hurry. Read More »

DAVID CARNEY WEIGHS IN ON SOCCEROOS SQUAD

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Japan and Palestine will relocate to Newcastle tomorrow, ahead of their Asian Cup clash at Hunter Stadium on Monday night. As part of our coverage of the tournament, NBN has enlisted the help of Jets midfielder, David Carney. The former Socceroo gives his assessment of the current Australian squad. Read More »

SHIN WINS LAKE MACQUARIE AMATEUR

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Shelly Shin has taken out the Lake Macquarie women’s golf championship, after a sizzling final round at Belmont today. The Sydney right-hander shot a five-under 68 to finish nine shots clear. Read More »

SYDNEY-SIDER IN CONTROL AT THE LAKE MACQUARIE WOMEN’S AMATEUR

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Sydney’s Shelly Shin remains on course to claim this year’s Lake Macquarie Women’s Amateur, thanks to a third round 70. Shin now sits three shots clear of second placed Karis Davidson from the Gold Coast, who had a 68 on day three. Western Australia’s Hannah Green finished two under the card to move into outright third, closely followed by New Zealand’s Chantelle Cassidy and round one tournament leader, Rebecca Kay. Read More »

NEW TRAINING GROUND FOR NEWCASTLE’S NATIONAL YOUTH CUP SQUAD

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Newly appointed coach Troy Pezet says he’s quietly confident the Knights have what it takes to go all the way in the National Youth Cup. Preseason training ramped up today, with the squad testing out its new facilities. Read More »

CHAD REED SNEAKS INTO THE TOP TEN AT ANAHEIM

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Despite a flawless build-up during the off season, mechanical issues cost Australia’s Chad Reed dearly in the opening round of the American Supercross Series. Everything was going according to plan as the former world champion qualified for the final in fourth, much to the delight of the California crowd. “Chad Reed is without a doubt the fan favourite. 100%.” But a slow start in the main event, coupled with bike dramas, saw Reed finish 10th. Read More »

FORMER JETS SKIPPER PROVIDES A MAJOR BOOST FOR MAITLAND

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Former Jets skipper Matt Thompson won’t just play for Maitland in the NPL this season, he’ll also be heavily involved in developing the region’s junior talent. Thompson is expected to begin pre-season training with the Magpies early next month. Read More »

FORMER AFL STAR BRINGS SOMETHING NEW TO KNIGHTS TRAINING

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Last month’s Jack Newton Celebrity Classic has inspired Knights coach Rick Stone to try something different at training. Stone met Ben Dixon at the annual golf event – and today, the former AFL star was passing on his skills to Newcastle’s NRL side. Read More »

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