Knights welcome Michael Crawley

The Newcastle Knights today confirmed the appointment of current North Queensland Cowboys assistant coach Michael Crawley, as National Youth League (NYC) coach from 2012.

The experienced coach has an impressive record and has signed with the Knights until the completion of the 2015 season.

Current NYC coach, Garth Brennan, will continue as the mentor to the Knights young talent throughout this season and has been encouraged to stay at the Knights next season to work with developing young players.