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Knights win it on the bell in thriller against the Broncos

The nib Newcastle Knights NRLW side have defeated the Brisbane Broncos 22-20 at McDonald Jones Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The side produced a stunning second half comeback capped off by a kick to the win the game on the full-time siren by Jesse Southwell.

In front of a record crowd attendance for a women's game at McDonald Jones Stadium, the side made it three wins on the bounce to stay in the top two of the competition.


1st min - The match kicked off in front of a record 17,043 people at McDonald Jones Stadium for the first of a double header.

3rd min - Winger Jasmin Strange opened the scoring for the red and blue powering her way to the corner.

A superb long pass from Yasmin Clydsdale found the No.5 unmarked and Strange would make no mistake for her second try in Knights colours.

Strange for the corner

12th min - The Broncos hit back through Ashley Werner on the left edge.

20th min - Brisbane took the lead as halfback Ali Brigginshaw broke through the line to score the visitors second.

35th min - The Knights trailed 10-4 at the break.

Kia rocks Lenarduzzi

59th min - After a grinding second half, the Knights finally had a breakthrough through Shanice Parker.

The centre burst through the Broncos defence with a brilliant effort to score close to the posts.

Super effort from Parker

60th min - Sheridan Gallagher produced an excellent piece of play for the Knights third.

The former Young Matilda tip-toed down the sideline and ran through to bring the Knights level.

Gallagher down the sideline

62nd min - Brisbane regained the lead with eight minutes to play through Lauren Dam.

Brigginshaw missed the conversion to keep the score at 20-16.

67th min - Chasing the game, Shanice Parker came out with a decisive play to bring the score level for the red and blue.

Parker levels it up

With a kick to win the game, Jesse Southwell nailed the conversion to send the passionate Newcastle support into raptures.

Southwell wins it for the Knights

70th min - The full-time siren sounded with the Knights holding on to their two point advantage.


The NRLW side will return home next Sunday for another exciting double-header with the men's side against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks.