With the AGM coming up we are now accepting nominations for the Competition Committee for 2018.more

Aberglasslyn Ants undefeated premiers

Aberglasslyn Ants undefeated premiers The Aberglasslyn Ants have gone undefeated throughout 2017 to claim the 2nd Newcastle Hunter Rugby League Ladies League premiership.more

Hawks stick together after grand final loss

Hawks stick together after grand final loss
Abermain Hawks coach Dean Peterkin expects the majority of the team to return for another shot at the premiership after Saturday's grand final loss to Waratah Mayfield.more

Bomboras back to back NHRL Premiers

Bomboras back-to-back NHRL premiers
The Fingal Bay Bomboras silenced their critics in the most effective way on Saturday – by defeating the grand final favourites Shortland to claim the NHRL A-grade premiership.more

Newcastle and Hunter Rugby League grand finals at No.1 Sportsground

Up to 10,000 people are expected at No.1 Sportsground on Saturday when rugby league grand finals return to the historic Newcastle venue for the first time since 2014.more

Dora Creek eliminated by Fingal Bay in Newcastle Hunter Rugby League's A-Grade preliminary final

DORA Creek Swampies have crashed out of contention for the Newcastle Hunter Rugby League’s A-Grade premiership after suffering a surprise 32-12 loss to Fingal Bay in the preliminary final on Saturday.
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Hawks and Ants win to book spots in grand final

The Aberglasslyn Ants and Abermain Hawks have secured spots in next weekend's Newcastle and Hunter Rugby League grand finals with big wins on Saturday.
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Bommies defeat Dora Creek, clinch NHRL grand final spot

A convincing win against minor premiers Dora Creek on Saturday has sent the Fingal Bay Bomboras to the Newcastle and Hunter Rugby League grand final.

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Grand Finals 2017

Check out the poster for game times and entry details for the 2017 NHRL Grand Finals.more

Sports Shorts

Fingal Bay Rugby League Club proved to be worthy premiership contenders when they outclassed Tea Gardens 40-18 in a physical encounter at Lakeside last Saturday.more

Finals Action Heats Up

Warriors, Hawks and Ants last Coalfields' hopes in NHRL finalsmore

Robbie O makes league comeback

Robbie O’Davis used to play against the Magpies throughout his illustrious rugby league career. Now the former Newcastle Knights custodian will join them.

Well, not the Western Suburbs variety, but the Gloucester type in the Newcastle and Hunter Rugby League (NHRL) C-grade competition.more

Magpies season kicks off

There may be a few nerves leading into the 2017 Newcastle Hunter Rugby League season but the Gloucester Magpies are getting ready to play.more

Plenty of positives for Warriors in 16-0 loss to Raiders

The Dungog Warriors handed the Charity Shield back to the Stroud Raiders but emerged with plenty of positives from their 16-0 loss in their first trial of the year.more

Local Derby for Abermain and Kearsley

Abermain Hawks and Kearsley Crushers will have their first local derby in round seven of the C-grade rugby league competition.

The Newcastle and Hunter Rugbly League’s 2017 draw has the Hawks and Crushers pitted against teams from across the Hunter in the 12-team C-grade competition.more

North Newcastle and South Newcastle rivals once again

North Newcastle and South Newcastle rivals once againOne of the region’s oldest sporting rivalries will be reignited when the Newcastle and Hunter Rugby League season kicks off later this month.more

Clarence Town hits road as Cobras kick off trials in Stroud

Clarence Town is abuzz with excitement as the Cobras prepare for their long-awaited return to rugby league.

The Cobras travel to Stroud on Saturday for a trial, their first game since winning the 2015 D-grade premiership.more

Kearsley Crushers kick off comeback

Kearsley Crushers have kicked off their season with a 20-6 trial win against Windale.more

Raymond Terrace Prepare for 2017

Thought the Magpies wouldn’t field a seniors team in 2017?

Think again.more

Ladies League Tag Teams

Ladies League Tag has grown from 5 teams in 2016 to a massive 15 teams in 2017.more

League prep in full swing

Mallabula Rugby League Club will hold their first pre-season game at Mallabula Oval this Saturday.more

Stroud Raiders ready to resume footy rivalries

A fitter, younger Stroud Raiders are ready to resume old rivalries this month with the Dungog Warriors and Clarence Town Cobras.more

Which Knights legend is planning a comeback?

Which Knights legend is planning a comeback?
Read the full story in the Newcastle Herald by clicking on the link.more

NHRL Welcomes MS Dental - Family Practice Cardiff

NHRL is happy to announce our partnership with MS Dental - Family Practice Cardiffmore

Maitland United Rugby League Club to tackle the big issues:

Maitland United Rugby League Club to tackle the big issues:more

Six Weeks Until Round 1

It is only six weeks until Round 1 kicks off!more

Clarence Town Cobras back on field in 2017

Clarence Town Cobras back on field in 2017



Under 19s Cup Competition

Please see attached a formal expression of interest to enter an Under 19s team for the 2017 season. It is a great opportunity to fill a void that has been open for some time. I know there are plenty of clubs within the NHRL that are keen to look at the option so if you are interested please contact either Brett of Pam at the Newcastle RL on the details supplied on the attachment.more

2017 Application Forms

2017 promises to be be a huge season, with an array of new teams applying to enter the Newcastle and Hunter Rugby League. We have had numerous inquiries from former teams coming back, as well as District Clubs keen to enter their Open Grade sides, which has been replaced by Ladies League Tag.
Please see the attached 2017 competition application form for any side keen to join the action.more
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