Knights coach Nathan Brown says referees need to show consistency after their crackdown on play-the-balls.

By Robert Dillon
Updated February 12 2018 - 7:14pm, first published 7:09pm
CRACKDOWN: Both Melbourne and Newcastle were heavily penalised for incorrect play-the-balls in last week's trial match. Picture: Newcastle Knights
CRACKDOWN: Both Melbourne and Newcastle were heavily penalised for incorrect play-the-balls in last week's trial match. Picture: Newcastle Knights

KNIGHTS coach Nathan Brown has no problem with the NRL’s crackdown on play-the-balls – providing referees enforce the rule consistently.

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