Phoenix Crossland set to replace Blake Green for Knights' clash against Canberra

Barry Toohey
By Barry Toohey
Updated May 13 2021 - 4:28am, first published May 4 2021 - 2:13am

Knights coach Adam O'Brien has handed the halfback playmaking reins to youngster Phoenix Crossland after confirmation veteran Blake Green will miss Saturday's crucial clash against Canberra with a cracked rib.


Barry Toohey

Barry Toohey is a sports reporter for the Newcastle Herald. He covers the Newcastle Knights and hosts the Toohey's News Podcast.

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