sport news Michael Maguire poised for NRL return as Knights football club Peter Parr ... trends now

sport news Michael Maguire poised for NRL return as Knights football club Peter Parr ... trends now
sport news Michael Maguire poised for NRL return  as Knights football club Peter Parr ... trends now

sport news Michael Maguire poised for NRL return as Knights football club Peter Parr ... trends now

Newcastle considering Michael Maguire for shock NRL coaching return as new Knights football boss Peter Parr addresses racism and David Klemmer scandals that have rocked the club Knights made a play for Michael Maguire after he won a NRL premiership in 2014 Maguire stayed at Rabbitohs before then moving onto the Wests Tigers in 2019 New football boss Peter Parr will provide much needed leadership at Newcastle Parr was on the front foot in relation to David Klemmer and racism club scandals 

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Adam O'Brien is said to be on notice at the Newcastle Knights, with the under pressure coach reportedly battling to save his NRL job.

A loss to the Wests Tigers on Sunday at Campbelltown Sports Stadium could be the final straw for the Knights board.

And they aren't shy in pulling the trigger when it comes to sacking head coaches - just ask the likes of Rick Stone and Nathan Brown.

The club is also desperate to avoid another wooden spoon - it would be their fourth in eight seasons.

With Michael Maguire - sacked by the Tigers in June - keen to return to NRL coaching, O'Brien has every reason to feel a tad nervous.

And it can now be revealed the Knights approached Maguire to take over not long after he won a premiership with the Rabbitohs in 2014 - but he elected to stay at Redfern.

The Knights approached Michael Maguire to start a club rebuild not long after he won a NRL premiership with the Rabbitohs in 2014 - but the coach stayed at Redfern

The Knights approached Michael Maguire to start a club rebuild not long after he won a NRL premiership with the Rabbitohs in 2014 - but the coach

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