Junior rep : Knights stage three big wins

It was a successful weekend for the Newcastle Knights’ junior teams, with wins in all three grades.

After a slow start, SG Ball are starting to find their feet and pulled off another clincher against the Western Suburbs Magpies.

Mitch Black started at hooker for the first time this season; his deception around the ruck a handy element of the game.

Kane Evans also managed some strong runs with the ball and recorded the double.

SG BALL

Knights 30 (Doney, Black, Evans 2, Lui) d Magpies 24

Back from a bye last week, The Harold Matts continued their winning ways with a convincing 16-point victory over the Magpies.

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Lock Lachlan Crouch had a blistering start to the match, while there were some effective touches from no. 12 Oryn Keeley and a precision boot from Jonah Pezet who kicked five from five.

HAROLD MATTHEWS

Knights 30 (Myers, Pezet, Veaila, Petersen, Davis) d Magpies 14

The girls were back in fine form with some handy work from Ashlee Russell in her first match for the season.

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The no. 5 scored a double which included the match winning try at 57 minutes, which put the red and blue too far in front to catch.

TARSHA GALE

Knights 28 (Holden, Harrison, Strange, Johnston, Russell 2) d Tigers 10