Broncos coach Wayne Bennett has insisted he did not leave the Newcastle Knights in bad shape when he left the club in 2014.
This despite the Knights finishing with the wooden spoon in 2015, 2016 and 2017 and some questionable recruitment during his tenure.
However, the seven-time premiership winning coach firmly believes he is not to blame for their demise in recent years.
Bennett also threw a stiff left jab towards Nathan Brown lighting the fuse for what should be a cracking game on Saturday night.
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