Brown signs new performance-based deal with Knights

Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has signed a performance-based contract extension to remain at the NRL club.

Brown has transformed the Knights into play-off contenders this season and the 44-year-old has been rewarded with a new deal.

Knights chief executive Philip Gardner said: "Nathan is comfortable with the contract, the terms of which demonstrates the confidence and trust that the club has in Nathan and vice versa.

"Nathan is a top-ranking coach from both a development and high-performance prospective. 

"We have seen clear improvement this season and have high but realistic expectations for season 2019 and beyond.

"Nathan's vision has never waived and he has shown the patience and resilience needed to develop a successful program at the Knights."

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