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Pathways Report: Late victories and high-scoring matches

In this week's pathways 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, Jersey Flegg Cup, UNE SG Ball Cup, Harvey Norman Tarsha Gale Cup and UNE Harold Matthews Cup competitions.

Our Senior men's side played against the Tigers prior to the NRL last Sunday at Leichhardt Oval. While, our Junior Reps and NSW Women's Premiership team played on the Saturday at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.

See how each team fared:

NSW Cup - Knights 18-31 Magpies

The NSW Cup side have gone to the Western Suburbs Magpies by 13 points on Sunday afternoon at Leichhardt Oval.

In the squad's second match of the season, Tom Cant opened the scoring 13 minutes into the game powering his way to the line.

The Magpies responded with a try of their own eight minutes later before Dylan Lucas put the Knights back in front after a quality short ball from Ryan Rivett found Lucas on the 30th minute mark.

NSW Cup: Round 2 Highlights

With six minutes remaining in the half, the Magpies would score as the home team took a 12-10 lead into the break.

The lead changed again when Enari Tuala dived over on the 51st minute mark, but the home side would again come back to score.

Western Suburbs would consolidate their lead with a field goal and a try before full-time while Greg Marzhew scored his first competition try in Knights colours with ten minutes to play.

The NSW Cup team will be back in action this Saturday when they travel down to Shellharbour to play the St George Illawarra Dragons.

NSW Women's Premiership - Knights 22-20 Tigers

Our NSW Women's Premiership team have secured a thrilling comeback win over the Tigers on Saturday at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.

The Tigers posted two early tries before the 20th minute mark before Sophie Clancy pegged one back for Newcastle finishing off a move from the scrum.

Trailing 12-6 at the break, the red and blue reduced the deficit six minutes into the second half.

NSW Women's Premiership: Round 6 Highlights

Caitlin Moran found a hard-running Bree Chester, and the second-row forward charged to the line for the Knights second.

The home side hit back with another two quick-fire tries on the 53rd and 57th minute through Hope Tevaga.

Tayla Predebon gave the Knights a lifeline with a four-pointer from a crash play next to the posts with six minutes to play.

Looking for the match winner, Moran stepped up shifting the play down the short side and finding Tylah Vallance.

The five-eighth sprinted to the line with seconds remaining to win the game for Newcastle.

The result is the side's second win of the season and lifts them up to seventh on the ladder.

Jersey Flegg Cup - Knights 20-32 Tigers

The Jersey Flegg Cup team kicked off their season, however went down by 12 points to the Tigers on Sunday at Leichhardt Oval.

The Tigers hit the lead early on the sixth minute mark before Luke Pietzner crossed for our first of the game two minutes later.

Noah Nailagoliva burrowed over for the Knights six minutes later while Freeman Forsythe scored another to give the Knights an early 16-4 lead.

Jersey Flegg: Round 2 Highlights

The home team would score two tries of their own before half-time to tie the game at the change of ends.

After the break, the Tigers would post another three tries to runaway with the match.

Jahoiyakim Afoa scored in the 55th minute for Newcastle, but it wasn't enough as the side suffered its first loss of the campaign.

The team will look to bounce back when they face the Dragons this Saturday at Ron Costello Oval, Shellharbour.

SG Ball Cup - Knights 32-32 Magpies

Our SG Ball side have shared the points with the Western Suburbs Magpies after playing out a thrilling 32-all draw at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on Saturday.

The Knights raced out of the blocks to establish a 28-6 half-time lead.

Fletcher Sharpe scored another hat-trick including an incredible solo try involving a chip and chase and a one-on-one steal to continue his try-scoring feats while Ethan Ferguson notched a double.

SG Ball: Round 6 Highlights

Jye Linnane stepped through the line adding another on the 22nd minute mark as the red and blue ran in five tries in the first half.

The Magpies would stage a huge comeback scoring five consecutive tries including the last on the 65th minute mark to earn a point.

The team sits in fourth spot on the ladder after six rounds with four wins, one draw and one loss.

Tarsha Gale Cup - Knights 20-6 Tigers

Our Tarsha Gale Cup team have made it back-to-back wins with a 14-point victory over the Tigers at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on Saturday.

The team were off to a brilliant start when fullback Lilly-Ann White dived over six minutes into the game.

Jalice Brown extended the Knights lead with another try 10 minutes later.

Tarsha Gale Cup: Round 6 Highlights

The Tigers would score their only four-pointer on the 19th minute mark before Tiarna-Lee Daniel added the Knights third seven minutes before half-time.

The Tarsha Gale Cup team went on with the job in the second half keeping the Tigers to nil, while Leah Ollerton saw an opportunity and dived over under the posts to secure a Knights win and team's fourth of the game.

Sitting in third spot on the ladder, the side have four wins to their name after six rounds of competition.

Harold Matthews Cup - Knights 30-24 Magpies

Our Harold Matthews Cup team have bounced back with a high-scoring six-point win over the Western Suburbs Magpies at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on Saturday.

The team jumped out of the blocks to set up an early 18-point lead with Kyran Blair grabbing a first half double while Demiah Ainuu and Blake Dorahy added tries before the break.

The team would lead 24-6 at the change of ends.

Harold Matthews: Round 6 Highlights

The Magpies would fight their way back into the game with three tries in the second half however Wil Rosenbaum would secure the win for the Knights with a four-pointer four minutes from time.

Connor Votano kicked five from five with the boot as the team secured its third win of the season.

The result lifts our Harold Matthews Cup team up to sixth on the ladder after five games played.