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2013 Finals Week 1 - Sunday 15th September @ 04:00pm
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L: 6
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2013 Finals Week 1 - Sunday 15th September @ 04:00pm
BULLDOGS vs. KNIGHTS
ANZ Stadium
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L: 7
H-T: 4
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CROWD: 23086
H-T: 10
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Fa'lago is tackled and that will be the game.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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The Knights will get a line dropout with 50 seconds to go.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Knights will feed a scrum on halfway after another Bulldogs' error.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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UNFORCED ERROR CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Trent Hodkinson makes an unforced error.

Hodkinson knocks the ball on 40 out from the Knights' line after the dogs lose 30 metres on the last tackle.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Bulldogs go to the air on zero tackle and it's batted dead by Knight. McManus bats it dead and Dogs will get a dropout.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Bulldogs get a tackle count restart 20 out from the Knights' line.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Neville Costigan makes an unforced error.

Costigan knocks on just short of the line and a chance goes begging for the Knights.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Gaigai makes another break then receives a penalty after the Dogs try and tackle him into touch after the ref called "held".

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Leilua catches a loose pass from the Bulldogs.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Bulldogs get another six after Uate gets his hand to the ball.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Bulldogs receive a penalty on their own 30.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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No try! Houston never grounded it.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Possible try to the Knights.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Knights get a penalty of the kick off after the Dogs fail to make 10 on the kick.

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Jeremy Smith. Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

TRY! Jeremy Smith runs at some tired Bulldogs defenders and scores for the Knights. Roberts converts

Newcastle Knights 22-6

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Knight force another line dropout

Newcastle Knights 16-6

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

Ennis is penalised for putting up his boot to block a Knights' pass and the Knights opt to go for the two

Newcastle Knights 16-6

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Willie Mason makes an unforced error.

Willie Mason knocks on Metres out from the line.

Newcastle Knights 14-6

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UNFORCED ERROR CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
James Graham makes an unforced error.

James Graham knocks on 10 out from his own line.

Newcastle Knights 14-6

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Tyrone Roberts makes an unforced error.

McManus goes over in the corner but it's called back for a forward pas.

Newcastle Knights 14-6

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Knights force another drop out

Newcastle Knights 14-6

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Gaigai forces a line dropout.

Newcastle Knights 14-6

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Scott diffuses a grubber metres out from his line and the Knights are off the hook.

Newcastle Knights 14-6

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Penalty to the Bulldogs.

Newcastle Knights 14-6

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

Roberts kicks the goal.

Newcastle Knights 14-6

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Knights receive a penalty, 30 out from the Bulldogs' line. They're going for the two.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Gaigai diffuses a kick in his own in goal and the Knights are off the hook. It's a double blow for the dogs with Ben Barba down in back play. Play has been stopped and Barba looks to be in a lot of pain.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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SIN BIN
Chris Houston is sent to the sin bin.

Chris Houstan is penalised for a second attempt to slow the play of the ball and is sent to the bin.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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The Knights desperately try to keep it alive on the last and Reynolds takes an intercept and is tackled by Roberts only 15 metres out.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Knights receive a penalty on halfway.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Tolman takes the first hit up of the second half.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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The Knights ruck the ball out of their own half as the first 40 minutes come to a close.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Dale Finucane loses the ball and Roberts is there to collect it.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Bulldogs receive a penalty and will go right on the attack.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Bulldogs get a much needed penalty due to an interference in the play the ball on tackle 4.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Mullen goes to the air on the last but Mitch Browne diffuses it metre out from his line. Bulldogs trapped in their own 10 on tackle three.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Knights are already in the Bulldogs' half on tackle three.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Bulldogs are finding gaps all over the field but the Knights are closing them in the nick of time.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Reynolds slices through the defence just short of halfway and is 25 out from Knights line when he's tackled into touch. The Dogs had a tackle in hand there.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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

Knights receive a penalty in front and opt to go for the two. Roberts kicks the goal.

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Knights get a tackle count restart just short of halfway.

Newcastle Knights 10-6

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Akuila Uate. Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

TRY! Mullen goes to air from 30 out and Uate races through to take the ball and score. Beautiful stuff from both players. Roberts adds the extras.

Newcastle Knights 10-6

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Gaigai diffuses a Reynolds' kick in his own in goal and the Knights are off the hook.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-4

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Bulldogs on the attack after a break down the right touch line from Morris.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-4

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TRY! Darius Boyd weaves in and out of tackles and stretches out to score. Roberts fails to convert the try.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-4

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Possible try to Dairus Boyd. Just making sure there was no double movement.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Josh Reynolds makes an unforced error.

The Bulldogs have been pinned for a forward pass on their own 30. Knights will have an opportunity to go on the attack for the first time since the opening minutes of the match.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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Newcastle survive a fifth consecutive set at their line after Dane Gaigai cleans up a grubber a few metres out from his own line.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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Bulldogs force another line dropout.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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Josh Reynolds forces another line drop out. It's been all Bulldogs in the last 10 minutes.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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The Bulldogs receive another penalty and will go on the attack again.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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Bulldogs force a line dropout.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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TRY CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS
Scored by Sam Perrett. Conversion attempt by Trent Hodkinson successful.

TRY! Josh Reynolds goes to the air on the last and Sam Perret beats James McManus in a contest for the ball and scores close to the posts. Hodkinson adds the extras.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 6-0

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Bulldogs receive a penalty.

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
James McManus makes an unforced error.

McManus knocks it on on the last as he is about to be tackled with the ball.

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The Knights force a line dropout.

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The Knights receive the first penalty of the game on their first try line.

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Bulldogs finish their set 35 out from the Knights' line. Hodkinson goes to the air on the last but Uate is up to the task.

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Knights will have first use of the football as the game gets underway.

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TEAM NEWS: Newcastle are UNCHANGED and line up 1-17 this afternoon

Bulldogs - Ben Barba starts in place of Josh Morris who moves to centres. Krisnan Inu has been ruled out. Frank Pritchard & Greg Eastwood come into the starting side. Tony Williams and Dale Finucane shift to the bench to bench. Tim Browne drops out of the side.

Bulldogs: 23. Ben Barba 2. Mitch Brown 1. Josh Morris 4. Timoteo Lafai 5. Sam Perrett 6. Josh Reynolds 7. Trent Hodkinson 8. Aiden Tolman 9. Michael Ennis (C) 10. James Graham 12. Josh Jackson 24. Frank Pritchard 20. Greg Eastwood
Interchange: 11. Tony Williams 14. Dene Halatau 16. Sam Kasiano 13. Dale Finucane

Knights: 1. Darius Boyd 2. James McManus 4. Joey Leilua 3. Dane Gagai 5. Akuila Uate 6. Jarrod Mullen 7. Tyrone Roberts 8. David Fa'alogo 9. Danny Buderus 10. Willie Mason 11. Robbie Rochow 12. Beau ScottB 13. Jeremy Smith
Interchange: 14. Matt Hilder 15. Chris Houston 16. Neville Costigan 17. Alex McKinnon

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Referees: Ashley Klein, Gavin Badger

Touch Judges: Paul Holland, Jason Walsh

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Justin Morgan

CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (6)
Tries: Sam Perrett
Field Goals:
Conversions: Trent Hodkinson (1/1)
Penalty Goals:

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (22)
Tries: Darius Boyd, Akuila Uate, Jeremy Smith
Field Goals:
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Tyrone Roberts (3/3)



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