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The nib Newcastle Knights have downed the Warriors 14-8 at McDonald Jones Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

In tough and wet conditions at the home of the Knights, the red and blue produced one of their best defensive performances of the season to keep the Warriors try-less in the second half.

The result marks two wins on the bounce for the Knights ahead of a trip to Tamworth next round to play the Tigers.


1st min - The match kicked off in wet conditions at McDonald Jones Stadium.

10th min - The Knights drew first blood with Tyson Gamble on the spot for the Knights first.

A kick in-behind wasn't dealt with by the Warriors defence and the five-eighth planted the ball down in the in-goal.

Gamble on the spot

15th min - Dane Gagai added another two points with the boot to put the score out to 8-0.

26th min - The Warriors hit back with their first of the match with Dylan Walker proving too strong close to the line.

40th min - The Knights took a 8-6 lead into the break.

51st min - Bradman Best produced a brilliant try-saver to deny the Warriors.

Chasing a Jackson Ford kick into the in-goal, the centre won the race to the ball to bat it dead.

Bradman saves the day

55th min - The Warriors leveled the score with a penalty goal from in front.

62nd min - Newcastle regained the lead when Daniel Saifiti powered over.

The forward hit and spun through a tackle to score the Knights second try.

Saifiti powers through

80th min - The Knights would keep out an array of Warriors attacks to come away with the two points.

Desperate Knights defence


The Knights will head north-west to tackle the Wests Tigers next round in Tamworth.

The side will hold an open training session while they prepare to face the Tigers so make sure to come along and say hello to the boys.