THERE'S little doubt the Newcastle Knights 2012 campaign was a disappointment; some critics may even say a failure, but the lessons learnt over the course of the season should ensure the players will not repeat the same mistakes this year.
THE Knights did show some good signs in season 2012 - especially in the latter half, which will no doubt give their fans plenty of cause for optimism in 2013.
THE Manly Sea Eagles' premiership defence continues to gain momentum after an at times scrappy 16-6 defeat of Brisbane in front of 12886 fans at Brookvale Oval tonight.
The Sea Eagles set up the victory with a clinical first half where they led 16-0 af
A 90th minute field goal from Krisnan Inu has extended the Canterbury Bulldogs winning sequence to 12 straight games in front of 29,194 fans at ANZ Stadium tonight.
In a game that had it all, it took 90 minutes to separate the two sides.
THE Manly Sea Eagles continued to tune up for the finals with a workmanlike 23-6 victory over the South Sydney Rabbitohs in front of 17,947 fans at Bluetongue Stadium tonight.
The Sea Eagles held a 9-6 lead at the break before running in a further thre