NEWCASTLE has a chance to salvage something from a wretched rugby league season wreckage after defeating Mounties 30-26 in the VB NSW Cup preliminary final.
THE Newcastle Knights have pulled off one of the upsets of the season as they have knocked off the Melbourne Storm, 20-6 at AAMI Park.
TYRONE Roberts is the perfect example of Newcastle's season - inconsistent. But on Saturday afternoon at Campbelltown Stadium the plucky halfback inspired the Knights to a nailbiting 24-18 victory over the Wests Tigers.
REIGNING premiers South Sydney put the rest of the competition on notice with a comprehensive 31-18 victory over North Queensland on Thursday night.
PAUL Jobber looks at Sunday afternoon's battle between the Newcastle Knights and the Sydney Roosters at Hunter Stadium.
FIVE tries in 29 minutes propelled the North Queensland Cowboys to a 32-24 victory over Canberra at 1300SMILES Stadium on Saturday night.
THE sacking of Rick Stone as Knights coach is just the tip of the iceberg for a club that has struggled for the last 10 years. Something had to give.
FOR 40 minutes the Wests Tigers punched above their weight. But in the end the class of the Sydney Roosters shone on the way to a comfortable 33-8 win at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.
THROUGHOUT the last 10 years many rugby league experts have almost run out of superlatives to describe Queensland, but they were every one of them at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
SYDNEY Roosters coach Trent Robinson won't want to watch too many replays of his side's 20-10 victory over the Gold Coast Titans.