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Rookie Report: Jersey Flegg cement top four position

In this week's Rookie Report, we take a look at the nib Newcastle Knights pathways teams in the Knock-On-Effect NSW Cup, Harvey Norman NSW Women's Premiership and Jersey Flegg Cup.

The three senior teams made the trip down the M1 to take on the Wests Tigers pathways outfits at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on Saturday.

See how each team fared:

NSW Cup - Knights 12-18 Magpies

The NSW Cup side went down by six points to the Western Suburbs Magpies in wet conditions on Saturday.

The Knights were off to a brilliant start when Lachlan Fitzgibbon scored a trademark 'Fitzy' try, running into a hole on the left edge in the first minute of the game.

Western Suburbs responded eight minutes later with quick hands down the left leading to a try to Israel Ogden.

The Magpies hit the front just shy of the 20 minute mark when Sione Fainu crashed over the line.

Newcastle trailed 12-6 at the break, while the Magpies extended their lead with another four-pointer nine minutes after half-time.

Fullback David Armstrong saved a 40/20 throwing the ball back into play, however the Magpies swarmed to pick up the loose ball and score.

Needing a try to stay in the game, the Cup side scored one of the tries of the season with an incredible team move.

Coming off their own try line, the ball shifted left to Brodie Jones, who made some metres and produced and offload to Fitzgibbon.

Fitzgibbon found Jake Clifford on the inside and the five-eighth broke through into the back field to set up Heath Gibbs to score under the posts.

The team went from coast-to-coast to notch a remarkable try with 19 minutes on the clock.

For the remaining minutes the Knights forced the issue, but couldn't find the elusive third try to go down by three tries to two.

The Cup team remain in ninth spot on the ladder and will take on the South Sydney Rabbitohs next start at home next Saturday.

Watch the highlights below:

NSW Cup Highlights: Knights v Magpies Round 16

NSW Women's Premiership - Knights 0-12 Tigers

The NSW Women's Premiership side's season has heartbreakingly come to an end at the hands of the Wests Tigers on Saturday.

Needing a victory to cement a finals berth, the Knights leaked three tries in the defeat to finish the campaign in fifth spot.

NRLW signing and former Jillaroo, Caitlin Moran, made her first start for the team while rising stars and junior Origin reps Mia Middleton and Jules Kirkpatrick also featured.

S2, LVL 12: Brailey visits the Dog Rescue. Caitlan Johnston returns from Origin.

The Tigers scored their three tries in the first half to build an early 12-point lead.

The Knights couldn't cross the stripe in their final regular season game.

In a dramatic final round, the side finished in fifth with the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks scoring a one point victory to leapfrog the Knights into fourth.

Albeit on a tough end of the season, congratulations to the squad on an incredible season with plenty of stars set to feature in the upcoming NRLW campaign.

Watch the highlights below:

NSW Women's Premiership Highlights: Round 9

Jersey Flegg Cup - Knights 20-0 Tigers

The Jersey Flegg Cup team have strengthened their position on the ladder with a 20-0 shutout of the Tigers.

The side ran in three tries with Oryn Keeley, Luke Pietzner and Chris Vea'ila getting their name on the scoresheet.

Keeping the Tigers to zero, the team continued their impressive defensive performances.

The Flegg team are on course to finish in the finals sitting in third spot with 10 wins and five losses.

They will take on the South Sydney Rabbitohs next round, playing a curtain-raiser ahead of the NRL fixture at McDonald Jones Stadium this Friday.

Watch the highlights:

Jersey Flegg Cup Highlights: Round 16