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Knights run riot over Bulldogs to achieve Club record win

The nib Newcastle Knights have recorded their biggest win in the Club's history after defeating the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 66-0 at Accor Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The Knights ran riot scoring an incredible 11 tries and holding the Bulldogs to nil.

The result is also the Club's 400th win in its history and keeps the side in the hunt for a playoffs spot in September. Become a Member.


1st min - The Knights ran out donning their beanies in support of Beanies for Brain Cancer Round.

13th min - After an initial opening stage to the game, the Knights were on the board first with Jackson Hastings collecting his second try in as many games.

Off a scrum win, the halfback produced a 'show and go' to beat the Bulldogs defence and plant the ball under the posts.

Hastings show and go try

17th min - Bradman Best had his first of the afternoon storming over close to the line.

A well executed backline move had the centre diving over with Ponga picking up his first assist of the afternoon.

Ponga sends Best over for a try

24th min - The Knights were on a roll with Lachlan Fitzgibbon grabbing the side's third.

Spinning into the defence, the second-rower made no mistake to extend the Knights advantage.

Fitzgibbon extends Knights lead

34th min - All the momentum was with Newcastle and the side capitalised.

A brilliant offload from Jack Hetherington created some second phase play and Phoenix Crossland was on hand to score his fourth of the season.

Great offloads lead to Crossland try

36th min - Kalyn Ponga was creating problems for the Dogs defence and streaked into the back field.

The fullback found an unmarked Best in support with the centre scoring his second of the game.

Kalyn Ponga having a blinder

40th min - After an impressive first half display, the Knights would take a 30-0 lead into half-time.

42nd min - The Knights picked up where they left off in the second half with Kurt Mann notching our sixth of the game.

Fitzgibbon sets up Mann

49th min - Greg Marzhew was next to score with a trademark bulldoze finish in the corner.

51st min - The Knights were enjoying their football with a scintillating team try leading to Hastings second of the match.

Hastings doubles up after Best break

56th min - The red and blue would crack the fifty point mark with Bradman Best racing away for a hat-trick.

Three of the Best

64th min - Enari Tuala dived in for the Knights tenth of the afternoon as the side cracked the 60-point mark.

Tuala makes it 60

71st min - Phoenix Crossland created a slice of history running in to go past the Club's biggest ever win in first grade 66-0.

79th min - The Knights held the Dogs to nil with a last ditch effort to stop Dogs winger Jacob Kiraz in the corner.

Knights hold the Dogs scoreless


The Knights will rest up with the bye in the next round before returning home to take on the Wests Tigers.