They are affectionately known as the Little Blacks Army and they are multiplying.
London Olympic triathlete Brendan Sexton is taking the sport back to its grass roots in an all-out effort to develop Australia’s future Olympians and Commonwealth Games stars.
Michael Hartshorn Maitland forwards Lincoln and Jarrod Smith have been named in the Newcastle Rebels Under-23 representative team.
Michael Hartshorn Kurri Kurri legend Mick Campton's two biggest motivators to reaching his 300th game will run out with him on Saturday to mark the milestone.
Michael Hartshorn The Maitland Blacks are hopeful that internationals Luke Burgess and Nic White will be back for the club's 140th anniversary dinner.
Michael Hartshorn From the premiers to last year's beaten grand finalists, Maitland tough start to season continues
Michael Hartshorn Maitland Saints need a four-quarter effort to get them back on track when they host Newcastle City on Saturday.
Michael Hartshorn Western Suburbs Cricket Club has signed former Aussie Test bowler and NSW cricket great Mike Whitney as their newest recruit.
Michael Hartshorn and Craig Kerry "Matt Comeford scored a cracker to get us on the board."
Townsville’s Kayden Downing took out the main event, but Coalfields riders dominated the Casey Stoner Cup at Kurri Kurri on the weekend.