Nothing quite beats a thrilling come-from-behind win.
Luckily, the nib Newcastle Knights have forged a reputation of being able to snatch a last-minute win, even when a game seems lost.
Here's the five greatest last-gasp victories over the Knights history.
Minor Qualifying Final – 1997 – Knights 28-20 Eels
’97 was almost over before it started.
Just 20 minutes into the Knights first semi-final, they trailed 18-0 to Parramatta. To make matters worse, Matthew Gidley suffered a season-ending injury and Robbie O’Davis also went off hurt.
A double to Adam MacDougall and a try to Adam Muir got Newcastle back in the game, before Andrew Johns scored a brilliant solo effort to put the side ahead.
The victory paved the way for the club’s charge into its first grand final.
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Round One – 2007 – Knights 25-24 Bulldogs
Two of 2007’s biggest moments came in this round one classic.
The game got off to a horrible start, with Andrew Johns knocked out cold by a sickening Sonny Bill Williams tackle after three minutes.
Trailing 24-8 at half time, the Knights stormed home with James McManus and Terrence Seu Seu scoring on their NRL debuts.
A Kurt Gidley field goal late in the game sealed the win.
Round 25 – 2007 – Knights 26-24 Tigers
The wooden spoon was on the line.
Trailing 24-12 with seven minutes remaining, Kurt Gidley and Cooper Vuna scored stunning tries before a Gidley penalty on fulltime broke a 7-game losing streak.
The win saw the side move above Penrith to avoid the dreaded wooden spoon, ending the Tigers season in the process.
Round 20 – 2012 – Knights 24-19 Warriors
The day they broke the hoodoo.
Without a win in seven years, the Knights awful record across the ditch looked set to continue, with the Warriors 18-0 in front after just 15 minutes.
Tries to Akuila Uate, Timana Tahu and Kevin Naiqama got the Knights back in the game, however a James Maloney field goal looked set to keep the Knights at bay.
The game then swung the Knights way, with Dane Gagai picking up a wayward pass to score the match winner midway through the second half.
Round 22 – 2014 – Knights 32-30 Storm
Every Knights fan remembers this one.
A good portion of the crowd at Hunter Stadium were headed for the exit gates when Melbourne took a 30-20 lead with just three minutes left on the clock.
A Travis Wadell try in the 79th minute gave the Knights a sniff, with Uate crossing after the siren to level the scores at 30-a-piece.
Kurt Gidley stepped up to take the sideline conversion, nailing it to send both the home crowd and his teammates into delirium.