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Round 13 - Saturday 8th June @ 05:30pm
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Round 13 - Saturday 8th June @ 05:30pm
KNIGHTS vs. DRAGONS
Hunter Stadium
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FULL TIME at Hunter Stadium and the Dragons have scored a 12-8 come from behind win with Josh Dugan score the match winner in the 77th minute

St. George Illawarra Dragons 14-8

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Inside the final minute and the Knights regather the short kickoff, and get their way up to 10m short of the Dragons line

St. George Illawarra Dragons 14-8

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Josh Dugan. Conversion attempt by Josh Dugan successful.

Josh Dugan scores what could be the match winning try next to the posts

St. George Illawarra Dragons 14-8

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
James McManus makes an unforced error.

James McManus drops the field goal, Dragons to get the scrum feed 10m out from the Knights line

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Field goal attempt by Nathan Fien unsuccessful.

Nathan Fien takes the shot at Field Goal and ends up closer to the corner post than the goal posts

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Knights having to work the ball out from deep inside their own half after another beautiful Nathan Fien kick

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Penalty goal attempt by Josh Dugan successful.

Josh Dugan resumes the kicking duties and converts the Penalty goal to bring the scores back level

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PENALTY DRAGONS - Knights penalised for a high tackle

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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Dragons get more luck with the Knights ruled to have touched the ball

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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Dragons try offloading the ball deep inside their own half and almost goes wrong, luckily the referees rule that the Dragons were in possession

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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Beautiful take from James McManus, he earns a 20 metre tap. Dugan unlucky not to score off his line break

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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Nathan Fien puts a chip over the top that is taken by Josh Dugan who gets upfield but can't get an offload

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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Tyrone Roberts finds touch around 6m out from the Dragons line

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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PENALTY KNIGHTS - Trent Merrin penalised for pushing attacking Jeremy Smith after trying to milk a penalty, Knights work it away from their own half

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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PENALTY DRAGONS - Jeremy Smith penalised for not realising the legs of Brett Morris, Dragons find touch 45m out from the Knights line

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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Some sloppy play on the last tackle almost costs the Dragons but Dan Hunt is able to get a kick away that found Darius Boyd on the full

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Robbie Rochow makes an unforced error.

Robbie Rochow makes an error close to the Dragons line releasing the pressure

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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PENALTY KNIGHTS - Dragons penalised for being too slow away from the tackle, Penalty count now at 7-7

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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Nathan Fien puts a good kick in which James McManus has to clean up on his own tryline

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Josh Dugan. Conversion attempt by Cameron King successful.

Josh Dugan takes a superman like leap and outjumps the defenders and scores off a Nathan Fien cross field kick, though Dugan has taken a knock, Cameron King has no problems converting, margin back to 2 points

Newcastle Knights 8-6

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PENALTY DRAGONS - Chris Houston penalised for not being square at marker

Newcastle Knights 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Willie Mason makes an unforced error.

Willie Mason makes a simple error for a player of his level, letting pressure of the Dragons

Newcastle Knights 8-0

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Knights force another line dropout after some instinctive play from Jarrod Mullen

Newcastle Knights 8-0

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Good set after points takes the Knights upto the Dragons 30m on the last tackle

Newcastle Knights 8-0

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Joseph Leilua. Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts unsuccessful.

First try of the match comes after just 47minutes, Leilua gets the ball down in the corner after building pressure, Roberts pushes the kick across the face of the posts

Newcastle Knights 8-0

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Knights to get a repeat set after Josh Dugan is forced to take the ball dead off an Adam Clydesdale kick

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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PENALTY KNIGHTS - Dragons penalised for have a hand on the ball

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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Nathan Fien puts the ball to the air again & is taken cleanly by Ben Creagh but he can't get an offload free on the sixth, Knights get the handover

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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PENALTY DRAGONS- Knights penalised for hand on the ball, Dragons to start their set on halfway

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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Newcastle end a good set of six with a poor kick finding Matt Prior on the full

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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After a good first half kicking game by Nathan Fien, the second doesn't start as well with the Kick finding Dane Gagai 35m out

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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Dane Gagai tries to put a kick through the Dragons defensive line but gets cleaned up 20m out from the Dragons line by Brett Morris

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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Second Half underway with Henry Perenara calling time on with Knights to have first posession

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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Sides about to come back on to Hunter Stadium for the second half, fans hoping the quality of the game will increase

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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HALF TIME at Hunter Stadium, the home side take a 4-0 lead at the break thanks to two penalty goals from Tyrone Roberts, Knights the happier team of the two but both sides will be disappointed with their attack in the first half time especially the Dragons who were the more dominant side

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Penalty goal attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

Tyrone Roberts has no problems and converts the penalty from 39m out

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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PENALTY KNIGHTS - Jason Nightingale penalised for not being square when playing the ball, penalty 39m out from the Dragons line, Knights to take the penalty goal

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Inside the final 60 seconds, Knights working the ball out of their own half

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Joey Leilua takes the bomb and manages to get the offload but ruled to have been tackled by referee Jason Robinson

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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UNFORCED ERROR ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Jason Nightingale makes an unforced error.

Jason Nightingale drops a pass from Nathan Fien whilst on the attack, Dragons work it away from there own end

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Josh Dugan makes a half break and has an unmarked Brett Morris on his outside but can't get the pass away

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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PENALTY DRAGONS - Beau Scott again the man penalised this time for a crusher tackle and is on report for the tackle

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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UNSUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Penalty goal attempt by Josh Dugan unsuccessful.

Josh Dugan pushed the kick wide, and the ensuing 20m dropout has to be cleaned up just short of the Dragons dead ball line

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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PENALTY DRAGONS - Beau Scott concedes the penalty for a leg twist, a bit of biff comes afterwards, Ben Creagh the instigator but luckily not penalised

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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NO TRY the ruling with the Dragons player ruled to be offside though the initial infringement was by Newcastle

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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VIDEO REFEREE - Checking a possible double knock on, First knock on from Jeremy Smith though checking if Jack Stockwell got a touch - Referee Henry Perenara says NO TRY

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Chris Houston makes an unforced error.

Chris Houston can't take a pass and will give possession back to the Dragons 30m out from their own line

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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UNFORCED ERROR ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Jason Nightingale makes an unforced error.

Some good scrambling defence causes Nightingale to drop an offload, Knights get some relieve

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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A good kick from Mitch Rein creates problems for the Knights defence and Tyrone Roberts gets the ball out of the ingoal however referee Henry Perenara ruling an ingoal forward pass from the Knights

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Nathan Fien tries a banana kick that is taken comfortably by Kade Snowden who's then taken back into his own ingoal, Dragons to get a repeat set

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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PENALTY DRAGONS - Again the Knights penalised for being too slow in releasing the tackled player

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Robbie Rochow dives on the loose ball, hint of offside possibly but referee Jason Robinson happy that Rochow came from behind the deflecting player

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Knights put the kick in for the corner but rolls over the touch in-goal line, Josh Dugan takes the tap on the 20m

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Nathan Fien finds touch around 2m out from the Knights line, Knights with the scrum feed 10m out from their own line

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Nathan Fien again puts a pinpoint bomb across field, Jason Nightingale taps the ball back to Matt Prior who can't clean the ball up, Knights with possession 10m out from their own line

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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PENALTY DRAGONS - Neville Costigan penalised for being too slow away from the tackle, Dragons have possession on halfway

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Nathan Fien puts a good kick in for Jason Nightingale but he can't take it cleanly, Knights get the handover 10m out

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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PENALTY KNIGHTS - Josh Dugan penalised for taking the Newcastle player in the air close to the Knights line

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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PENALTY DRAGONS - Chris Houston penalised for being too slow away from the tackle, Penalty count now 3-1 to Knights

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Dragons don't get the luck of the bounce, with the kick bouncing into the corner post meaning that the Knights get the 20m restart

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Knights outside attackers can't take a bomb cleanly, Dragons get the handover 10m out from their own line

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Willie Mason gets over the line but is ruled to be held up on the fourth tackle

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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PENALTY KNIGHTS - Trent Merrin penalised for a shoulder charge, Newcastle find touch 30m out from Dragons line

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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Set after points is a good one for the Knights, Dragons to work it away from their own end 25m out from their own line

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Penalty goal attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

Tyrone Roberts has no problems converting the Penalty, Knights with the first points

Newcastle Knights 2-0

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PENALTY KNIGHTS - Dan Hunt ruled to have stayed in the tackle for too long, Knights taking the penalty shot

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PENALTY KNIGHTS - Knights get a penalty after the Dragons were ruled to be too slow in releasing the tackled player

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NO TRY - Video Referee's give Josh Dugan the red lights with Dugan grounding the ball on the touch in-goal line, Knights out to the 20m

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VIDEO REFEREE - Checking a possible Josh Dugan TRY, checking grounding & touchline, Referee Jason Robinson has said TRY

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Not the best start for the Knights with Darius Boyd taken over sideline by the Dragons defence on the kick, Dragons with possession 20m out from the Knights line

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Play underway at Hunter Stadium, Dragons with possession in the first set

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Welcome to LeagueUnlimited.com's LIVE COVERAGE of Super Saturday. The first match of the night comes to you from Hunter Stadium as the Newcastle Knights host the St. George Illawarra Dragons.

The teams have been confirmed for this fixture, just the one change for the home team with Beau Scott returning to the side. He comes onto the bench in jersey #19, Scott replaces Adam Cuthbertson on the bench who has failed to recover from a neck injury.

Meanwhile for the Dragons, they are unchanged and will take the field, 1-17.

1. Darius Boyd 2. James McManus 3. Dane Gagai 4. Joey Leilua 5. Kevin Naiqama 6. Jarrod Mullen (c) 7. Tyrone Roberts 8. Kade Snowden 9. Travis Waddell 10. Willie Mason 11. Robbie Rochow 12. Chris Houston 13. Jeremy Smith
Interchange: 14. Adam Clydsdale 15. David Fa'alogo 17. Korbin Sims 19. Beau Scott

Dragons: 1. Josh Dugan 2. Brett Morris 3. Nathan Green 4. Matt Prior 5. Jason NIghtingale 6. Chase Stanley 7. Nathan Fien 8. Dan Hunt 9. Mitch Rein 10. Michael Weyman 11. Bronson Harrison 12. Ben Creagh (c) 13. Trent Merrin
Interchange: 14. Cameron King 15. Tyson Frizell 16. Jack de Belin 17. Jack Stockwell 19. Daniel Vidot

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Referees: Jason Robinson, Henry Perenara

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Luke Potter

Video Referee: Luke Phillips, Luke Patten

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (8)
Tries: Joseph Leilua
Field Goals:
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (0/1)
Penalty Goals: Tyrone Roberts (2/2)

ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (14)
Tries: Josh Dugan (2)
Field Goals: Nathan Fien (0/1)
Conversions: Josh Dugan (1/1), Cameron King (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Josh Dugan (1/2)



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