Moving the Knights could cause a riot with fans…

February 13, 2017 10:51 pm in by
Local Sport

There’s talk of a riot, if the N.R.L approves a plan to relocate the Newcastle Knights to Ipswich.

It’s a plan..described by many in the N.R.L as pure speculation.

The Knights are currently under administration by the N.R.L – they’re keen  to offload it, but there have been multiple delays in various moves to sell the cash strapped club… so a move to Ipswich is now being touted.

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League Legend Matty Johns has said Knights fans would riot – even set the N.R.L’s headquarters on fire, if the club moved to Ipswich.

Meantime, Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale welcomes the idea..but many in rugby league circles believe it would be a bad idea…if such a move does get approval.

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