Junior reps: Harold Matts through to pre-lim final

After the first week of finals, Harold Matthews will go straight through to the preliminary finals after a tough win against the Bulldogs.

Tarsha Gale not so lucky, they'll play an elimination semi final on Friday after losing to the Wests Tigers.

HAROLD MATTHEWS

The Knights were stunned with the intensity from the fourth placed Bulldogs on the weekend but the red and blue managed to dig deep for a win in week one of finals.

Oryn Keeley was a standout in the no. 12 jersey; he ran with intent and was reliable in the middle.

Taj Blackman came into the halfback position with Jonah Pezet ruled out. It's hoped with the week off, Pezet will be back in a couple of weeks.

Knights 22 (Nailagoliva 2, Myers, Blackman) def Bulldogs 16

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TARSHA GALE

It wasn't the start to finals the girls wanted with a 14-point loss to the third placed Wests Tigers.

The Tigers showed desire and determination on the weekend which the Knights struggled to match.

Carissa Harrison scored the double.

The Tarsha Gale Knights will now head to an knockout semi final, set to be played on Good Friday against the Cronulla Sharks.

Knights 16 (Kernick, Harrison 2, Morris) def by West Tigers 30