The NSWRL have today confirmed the official draw for the 2019 UNE SG Ball Cup season.
The competition has been expanded to 17 teams with Victoria Thunderbolts making a return to the UNE SG Ball Cup for the first time since 2014.
The teams have been divided into two pools based on finishing positions last season, with one pool consisting of nine teams and the other pool consisting of eight teams. The eight-team pool has a bye to make up the extra game.
The UNE SG Ball Cup will run for nine rounds from Saturday 9 February until Saturday 6 April followed by a four-week finals series.
Please note that fixture details are subject to change throughout the season.
Saturday, 9 February at 2pm - Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Newcastle Knights at Belmore Sports Ground
Saturday, 16 February at 1.30pm – Newcastle Knights v Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at St Johns Oval
Saturday, 23 February at 1.30pm – Newcastle Knights v Sydney Roosters at St Johns Oval
Saturday, 2 March at 2pm – Victoria Thunderbolts v Newcastle Knights at Casey Fields
Saturday, 9 March at 3pm – Western Suburbs Magpies v Newcastle Knights at Campbelltown Stadium
Saturday, 16 March at 3.30pm - Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v Newcastle Knights at Shark Park
Saturday, 23 March at 1.30pm – Newcastle Knights v Central Coast Roosters at St Johns Oval
Saturday, 30 March at 1.30pm – South Sydney Rabbitohs v Newcastle Knights at Redfern Oval
Saturday, 6 April at 1.30pm – Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels at St Johns Oval