James Hooper | The Shortlist Of Coaches Who Could Replace Under-Fire Knights Coach Adam O’Brien

Leading NRL journalist James Hooper has revealed that premiership-winning coach Michael Maguire is among three potential candidates who could replace under-fire Knights coach Adam O’Brien.


Hooper said he wouldn’t be shocked if a change comes soon, with the Knights sitting on five wins through 14 games this season after missing out on finals football the previous year.

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He revealed there have been three names so far who continue to come up in conversations surrounding the top job in Newcastle.

“The roster is better than the results suggest, and I think for that very reason his (Adam O’Brien) position will be scrutinised and he is under pressure,” Hooper said on Triple M’s Sunday Sin Bin.

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