A penalty goal at the death has earned the nib Newcastle Knights Knock-On-Effect NSW Cup side a 14-all draw with the Western Suburbs Magpies at Lidcombe Oval on Saturday.
No second half tries were scored as the two teams fought valiantly and came away with a point each.
Both sides scored two first half tries with the Magpies scoring points first through Allan Fitzgibbon.
McKenzie Baker opened the Knights account in the 23rd minute showcasing brilliant support play to receive an offload from Zac Hosking and race to score.
The Magpies again hit the lead when Jock Madden burrowed over close to the line before Gehamat Shibasaki crossed over before the half-time break to level the scores.
The two teams exchanged a penalty goal each in the second half as Baker's kick rescued a point for the red and blue with eight minutes to play.