He wanted it, they said no, but it has eventuated, with Nathan Brown to depart the Newcastle Knights effective immediately.
In a club statement, the Knights confirmed the departure of their now former coach.
“The nib Newcastle Knights can confirm coach Nathan Brown has departed the Club effective immediately.
This decision has been made in conjunction with Brown in the best interest of the Club.
Kristian Woolf will take over as interim coach for the remainder of the 2019 season.”