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Pathways Report: All three Junior reps confirm finals spots

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.

The NSW Cup and Jersey Flegg Cup team travelled down to Sydney to take on the Sea Eagles on Sunday.

Meanwhile, our Junior Reps played their final round against the Sea Eagles at Lakeside Sporting Complex, Raymond Terrace on Saturday before our NSW Women's Premiership outfit.

See how each team fared:

NSW Cup - Knights 6-36 Sea Eagles

Our NSW Cup side went down by 30 points to the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles on Sunday at HE Laybutt Field, Sydney.

The Sea Eagles ran in six tries to the Knights one with David Armstrong scoring the lone try for Newcastle on the 16th minute mark.

Quick hands down the left edge freed up the speedster to dive over in the corner with Enari Tuala grabbing the try-assist.

NSW Cup Highlights: Round 5

The Sea Eagles led 12-6 at half-time and scored another four tries in the second 40 to confirm the two points.

The side will look to bounce back when they play a curtain-raiser before the NRL side this Sunday, taking on the Warriors.

NSW Women's Premiership - Knights 30-4 Mounties

Our NSW Women's Premiership team have returned to the winner's circle with a confidence-boosting 26-point win over the Mounties at Lakeside Sporting Complex on Saturday.

The match was a grind in the early stages with first try scored in the 23rd minute through Kayla Romaniuk.

Forward Tayla Predebon powered over the line shortly after the Mounties opening try on the 32nd minute mark.

Leading 12-4 at the change of ends, the Knights completed the assignment in the second half keeping the Mounties scoreless.

Jesse Southwell and Jasmin Strange crossed the stripe while Tamika Upton got her first try for the Women's Premiership team.

NSW Women's Premiership: Round 9 Highlights

Southwell added five from five with the boot to seal a dominant performance.

The result lifts the team up to sixth on the ladder with two rounds remaining.

The side will play the Illawarra Steelers this Saturday in Wollongong with a spot in the finals still alive.

Jersey Flegg Cup - Knights 18-24 Sea Eagles

The Jersey Flegg Cup team have gone down by six points at HE Laybutt Field, Sydney on Sunday.

The side led 18-6 at half-time with a double to Freeman Forsythe and sole try to Travis Petersen giving the Knights the lead.

Manly scored three tries in the second half to cap a comeback and take the two points in the Jersey Flegg Cup fixture.

The red and blue currently sit in 8th spot on the ladder with one win and three defeats.

They will also play a part in a triple-header this Sunday, taking on the Sydney Roosters before the NRL main game at 6:15pm.

SG Ball Cup - Knights 28-14 Sea Eagles

The SG Ball Cup side has confirmed a finals appearance for 2023 with a 14-point win over the Sea Eagles on Saturday at Lakeside Sporting Complex.

In their final round game, the team scored a five tries to two victory over Manly.

Manly opened the scoring six minutes into the game before adding to their advantage only six minutes later to take a 12-0 lead.

Jye Linnane hit back for the Knights on the 23rd minute mark burrowing over close to the line.

The red and blue produced a quality second half to shut out the Sea Eagles attack and score four of their own.

SG Ball: Round 9 Highlights

Kyle McCarthy scored the first after a brilliant offload from Jermaine McEwen before second-rower Elijah Salesa leaumoana got across the try-line on the 55th minute.

McEwen got one of his own before Fletcher Sharpe capped off the win, scoring from a scintillating team move with four minutes remaining on the clock.

The result secures the Knights third spot on the ladder with six wins, two draws and one loss.

The team will have a week off this weekend with the Easter break, before their first finals match on April 15th.

Tarsha Gale Cup - Knights 22-4 Sea Eagles

Our Tarsha Gale Cup side have completed a strong regular season with a 18-point win over the Sea Eagles at Lakeside Sporting Complex on Saturday.

The red and blue led from start to finish with Tiarna West and Charlotte Barwick scoring first half tries.

Manly would score one on the 26th minute mark as the Knights went into the sheds ahead 8-4.

The Knights would go on with the job in the second half with three more tries through Keisha Johnston, Leah Ollerton and Lilly McNamara.

With their sixth win of the season from eight games, the result confirms third spot on the ladder for the Tarsha Gale Cup team.

They will also miss a week with the Easter long weekend, before playing finals on April 15th.

Harold Matthews Cup - Knights 50-6 Sea Eagles

The Harold Matthews Cup team are one win away from a Grand Final after blitzing past the Sea Eagles with a 44-point win at Lakeside Sporting Complex on Saturday.

The side scored in the first minute of the game through Haami Loza and never looked back.

Fullback and Captain Connor Votano scored a hat-trick, Will Rosenbaum and Lochie Gray notched doubles while Jack Hilliar and Fletcher O'Doherty both got on the scoresheet.

Votano kicked five goals to total 22 points for the match.

The results locks the team in second spot after the end of the regular season with six wins from eight games.

With the week off this weekend due to the Easter break, the Harold Matthews Cup team will play their Qualifying Final on April 22nd after earning the first week off from finals.