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Round 9 - Sunday 11th May @ 02:00pm
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Round 9 - Sunday 11th May @ 02:00pm
KNIGHTS vs. PANTHERS
Hunter Stadium
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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PENRITH PANTHERS
Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward unsuccessful.

Soward misses left.

Penrith Panthers 32-10

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TRY PENRITH PANTHERS
Scored by James Segeyaro. Kick to come.

Segeyaro dives across for the Panthers out of dummy half after some paper thin Knights defence. Some of the mum's in the crowd would have done a better job at defending that.

Penrith Panthers 32-10

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Moylan grubbers in behind the defence and Darius Boyd remembers he's playing for the Knights and not Queensland and knocks on. Panthers scrum.

Penrith Panthers 28-10

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Soward grubbers into the in-goal where Mullen dives on the ball. Knights dropout.

Penrith Panthers 28-10

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PENALTY Panthers. Houston drags Segeyaro down by the shirt in a high tackle.

Penrith Panthers 28-10

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL PENRITH PANTHERS
Penalty goal attempt by Jamie Soward successful.

Soward puts the visitors out by three converted tries.

Penrith Panthers 28-10

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PENALTY Panthers. Clydsdale put on report for a crusher tackle which appeared accidental, but it is up to the defender not to put a player in that position.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Roberts slices through but his pass on the inside is put down by Rochow with the line wide open.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

74

Wallace goes to the air but Uate takes the ball

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Another error from Leilua this time sees his pass retrieved by the gentleman in the third row of the grandstand. Panthers scrum.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Robinson this time comes up with the error for the visitors as the game degenerates into an error fest.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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And yet another error from the Knights. This time Houston with the error.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Peachey kicks and chases but Tapine scoops up the ball.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Leilua bundled touch in-goal by some quality defence from the visitors.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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PENALTY Knights. Panthers taking half an hour to pack the scrum and rightfully penalised.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Mullen attempts a 40/20 but was just outside before Moylan fumbles into touch. Knights scrum.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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The Knights run the ball on the last and Boyd's kick goes straight to Moylan.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Segeyaro puts the ball down. It was a horrible pass.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Mullen chips to the posts and the bat back goes into the hands of the Panthers. Great defence from the visitors.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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After viewing replays it seems Mansour has gotten a left hand to the ball to bat it dead. Panthers dropout.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Mullen chips for Uate who gets a touch to the ball and it goes dead. 20m restart.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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The Knights are tackled just short of the line after they go right when they should have gone left with Roberts and Mullen yelling for the ball.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Moylan's kick trickles dead after it appeared Cuthbertson nailed Wallace to shut the play down.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

55

Soward goes to the air and McManus takes the ball well.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Roberts slices through the Panthers defence but loses the ball trying to put it down.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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Wallace has a little look at the Knights defence and puts it down. Knights scrum.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PENRITH PANTHERS
Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward successful.

Soward adds the extras from in front.

Penrith Panthers 26-10

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TRY PENRITH PANTHERS
Scored by Dean Whare. Kick to come.

Whare races 80m to score for the Panthers after Leilua throws a ridiculous no-look pass.

Penrith Panthers 24-10

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Soward chips over the top but Roberts is back in defence for the Knights.

Penrith Panthers 20-10

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PENRITH PANTHERS
Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward unsuccessful.

Soward misses to the left narrowly.

Penrith Panthers 20-10

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TRY PENRITH PANTHERS
Scored by Josh Mansour. Kick to come.

Mansour crosses out wide for the Panthers after Idris bats Soward's kick back before sliding over.

Penrith Panthers 20-10

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Fa'alogo drops the ball. Panthers in possession.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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The Knights run the ball on the last and Gagai loses it. Change over.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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Mullen kicks early for Leilua but Moylan wins the race to the ball. Leilua performs the tackle with the help of Rochow. Panthers dropout.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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Boyd takes the ball on the full and charges back at the defence.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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Second half underway.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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Penrith back out on the field, closely followed by the home side as the sun returns.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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Halftime at Hunter Stadium and the Panthers hold a 16-10 lead over the Knights.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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Mullen kicks across field for Uate but Mansour takes it well. 20m restart.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

39

Scrappy play from the Panthers sees Simmons kick rebound off a Knight and into touch. The home side will feed the scrum.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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Segeyaro's pass to Latimore is put down. Knights scrum.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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PENALTY Panthers. Uate is ruled to have tackled Whare without the ball.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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Whare with the help of a few others throws Leilua into touch. Panthers on the attack.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

35

The Panthers throw the ball around on the last and give possession back to Rochow.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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PENALTY Panthers. Houston with a leg pull on the last tackle.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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Wallace chips for Moylan but Mullen is back for the Knights.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PENRITH PANTHERS
Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward successful.

Soward adds the extras to put the visitors back in front.

Penrith Panthers 16-10

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TRY PENRITH PANTHERS
Scored by Jamie Soward. Kick to come.

Soward beats some extremely average goal line defence from the Knights to cross next to the posts.

Penrith Panthers 14-10

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Snowden loses the ball on the first tackle after points. Coach Bennett won't be happy.

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Kurt Gidley successful.

Gidley adds the extras from out wide to lock us up in the Hunter.

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Dane Gagai. Kick to come.

Dane Gagai slides across for the Knights in the corner. Idris tried his best to hold the centre up but the ball JUST touches the line.

Penrith Panthers 10-8

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Knights try.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

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PENALTY Knights. Two men in the tackle.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

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PENALTY Knights. Plum is taken from the field on the medicab, but has been penalised for the shoulder charge on Mullen.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

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Plum races through to put pressure on Mullen and comes off second best as he collided with Mullen's shoulder. He'll be taken from the field on the medicab. Great care being taken to assist him here.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

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Whare pushes the pass and Moylan knocks on as more thunder reverberates around the ground.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

24

Tyrone Peachey fights through several Knights tacklers but is held up.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

24

Clydsdale takes the line on and the ball spills free.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

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PENALTY Knights. Mullen tackled after putting boot to ball.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

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Lightning and thunder all of a sudden in the Hunter as the Knights take the ball over halfway.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

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Soward attempts a 40/20 but the ball finds touch just a few metres from the 20m line. Knights scrum.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PENRITH PANTHERS
Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward successful.

Soward adds the extras from beside the posts.

Penrith Panthers 10-4

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TRY PENRITH PANTHERS
Scored by Matt Moylan. Kick to come.

Matt Moylan puts the Panthers back in front after chasing through Wallace's kick into the in-goal. He batted the ball back before Leilua threw the pass in the in-goal for Moylan to win the race to the ball.

Penrith Panthers 8-4

20

VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Panthers try.

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18

Chip kick over the top from Moylan forces Boyd to bat the ball dead. Knights dropout.

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18

Time off as Gidley is left on the ground after getting his head in the wrong spot trying to tackle Kite.

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16

Mullen attempts a 40/20 but the ball goes into touch just short of the 20.

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16

The rain starts to fall as Uate gets to his feet slowly.

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13

Mullen goes to the air and Moylan takes it well.

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12

Wallace knocks on but the refs say knock back. Play on.

4 all

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION PENRITH PANTHERS
Conversion attempt by Jamie Soward unsuccessful.

Soward misses to the right of the posts.

4 all

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TRY PENRITH PANTHERS
Scored by David Simmons. Kick to come.

Simmons hits straight back for the Panthers in the north eastern corner after they shifted the ball quickly to the right.

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Panthers try.

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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PENALTY Panthers. Mullen with a dangerous looking tackle.

Newcastle Knights 4-0

9

Mullen puts it down after the pass from Gidley. Panthers ball on halfway.

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Kurt Gidley unsuccessful.

Gidley's conversion drifts across the face of goal. No goal.

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by James McManus. Kick to come.

McManus scores the first try over in the south-eastern corner after a simple sweep play out to the left. Mullen onto Leilua who put the winger over.

Newcastle Knights 4-0

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PENALTY Knights. Panthers not leaving the ruck after Uate took the cross field bomb well.

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4

Time off as Tyrone Roberts gets attention. The home crowd think Wallace lashed out with his foot deliberately, but the refs think otherwise.

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PENALTY Panthers. Hands on the ball from the Knights.

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3

Gidley darts out of dummy half before his pass on the inside is batted back by the Panthers

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Mistake free from the home side and Moylan is banged down 10m from his own line.

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We're underway!

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And now we have a minutes silence for Ross Gigg.

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And the home side come out through a guard of honour from their mums. Nice touch.

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The Panthers are out on Hunter Stadium and will defend the southern end.

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In the Holden Cup, the Knights continue to set the pace at the top with a 40-22 victory over the Panthers in a game the visitors led 12-0.

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For the Panthers, Kevin Kingston is out which means James Segeyaro will start at hooker. Isaah Yeo comes onto the bench.

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Good afternoon footy fans and welcome to a sun-drenched Hunter Stadium for today's Round 9 encounter between the Knights and Panthers. It's almost crunch time for the Knights. In team news for the home side, Holden Cup forwards Joseph Tapine and Pat Vaivai will make their debuts in place of the suspended Korbin Sims and the concussed Matt Hilder.

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Referees: Jared Maxwell, Brett Suttor

Touch Judges: Luke Potter, Nick Beashel

Video Referee: Steve Clark, Steve Folkes

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (10)
Tries: James McManus, Dane Gagai
Field Goals:
Conversions: Kurt Gidley (1/2)
Penalty Goals:

PENRITH PANTHERS (32)
Tries: David Simmons, Jamie Soward, Matt Moylan, Josh Mansour, Dean Whare, James Segeyaro
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jamie Soward (3/6)
Penalty Goals: Jamie Soward (1/1)



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