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Round 18 - Sunday 13th July @ 03:00pm
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Round 18 - Sunday 13th July @ 03:00pm
SHARKS vs. KNIGHTS
Remondis Stadium
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FULL TIME at Remondis Stadium has seen the Newcastle Knights fight back to claim a 31-18 victory after trailing 18-0 early in the first half.

Newcastle Knights 31-18

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Sharks attempt a short kick off but the Knights collect it easily

Newcastle Knights 31-18

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SUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Field goal attempt by Kurt Gidley successful.

Kurt Gidley slots the field goal and it's a buffer for the Newcastle side

Newcastle Knights 31-18

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Wade Graham makes an unforced error.

Wade Graham looking to shut down the Knights spreading play, knocks it down. Knights with a scrum feed 10 metres from half way

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Paul Gallen makes an unforced error.

Paul Gallen ruled to have lost the ball in a loose carry as he went to ground in a three man tackle. ZERO TACKLE for the Knights

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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Kurt Gidley forces the line drop out to give the Sharks a repeat set.

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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Penalty to the Sharks, too long in the ruck the call and Paul Gallen takes a quick tap to dart over half way

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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Jarrod Mullen's kick is rocketed into a Sharks player but ruled not played at. Scrum for the Sharks 20 metres short of the half way line.

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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NO TRY for the Sharks, but it’s a scrum to the Knights. Strange call, but Newcastle ball as the ball ruled as a loose carry

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Sharks, have NO TRY. Brown has seeming spilled it as he darted into the Knights line. Looking how the ball came free.

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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Back to back penalties for the Sharks, Paul Gallen was close but the markers offside after the tackle. Sharks 2 metres out.

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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Penalty to the Sharks, hand in the ruck after the held call and the Sharks kick for touch through Brown and they have a shot at the Knights try line from 20 metres out

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Kurt Gidley successful.

Kurt Gidley with the conversion slots the easily attempt from in front of the posts.

Newcastle Knights 30-18

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Jarrod Mullen. Kick to come.

Jarrod Mullen strolls through the line after David Fa'alogo just darted into a gap easily and the Sharks have fallen asleep

Newcastle Knights 28-18

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Kurt Gidley successful.

Kurt Gidley with the conversion attempt swings the kick between the posts to give the Knights the lead for the first time.

Newcastle Knights 24-18

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Beau Scott. Kick to come.

Beau Scott steps over the Sharks defence and just surges over Jeff Robson to score easily.

Newcastle Knights 22-18

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ZERO TACKLE for the Knights after what seemed a Knights knock on. Newcastle attack just 10 metres out

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Roberts knocked on but no call from the referee. Knights attacking 20 metres out on tackle 3.

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Brilliant reaching grab of the kick from Michael Gordon, Sharks working it out from their own try line.

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Kurt Gidley successful.

Gidley slots the conversion from beside the right post and we are level

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Kurt Gidley. Kick to come.

Kurt Gidley gets the GREEN LIGHTS as he darted over after Roberts spread across to the right, no obstruction as Sims and Fa'alogo cleared the line without contact

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-16

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Knights, we have a TRY for Gidley. Obstruction is the question as Sims and Fa'alogo both going through the line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-12

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Penalty to the Knights, second attempt of tackle from Sam Tagataese. Knights advance up to the half way line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Kurt Gidley successful.

Kurt Gidley with the conversion attempt from right in front of the Morty Porter stand slots the extras.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-12

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Akuila Uate. Kick to come.

Akuila Uate gets a lucky bounce of the last tackle kick from Mullen and the Knights get their second try of the afternoon

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-10

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Michael Gordon takes a beautiful catch of the towering bomb at the try line. Uate is struggling in back play after a heavily tackle.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Andrew Fifita makes an unforced error.

Andrew Fifita fighting in a tackle trying to offload and the one handed grip isn't enough to hold onto the ball. Scrum for the Knights 5 metres short of the half way line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-6

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20 metre tap for the Knights as the last tackle kick from the Sharks is too long.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Korbin Sims makes an unforced error.

Korbin Sims has a fumble in the ruck and the play fails as the Knights can't use the great start to the second half.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-6

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Second half is UNDERWAY as the Knights kick off and they managed to get the ball as the Sharks wait for the bounce

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-6

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HALF TIME at Remondis Stadium sees the Sharks in control over the Knights, 18-6

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-6

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Field goal attempt by Jeff Robson unsuccessful.

Jeff Robson with a shocking attempt at field goal and it's well wide of the posts to the left

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-6

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The kick off is brilliant for the Sharks, Gordon manages to get the ball to bounce inside the sideline and they are rewarded with a scrum 10 metres out

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Kurt Gidley successful.

Kurt Gidley with the conversion attempt from the left of the uprights.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-6

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Willie Mason. Kick to come.

Willie Mason dances through the Sharks defence after taking a great pass from Tyrone Roberts, the long pass cut out the defence and he slot in easily. The Sharks costly error seeing points scored.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-4

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

Michael Gordon splits the uprights from the eastern sideline, incredible kick from touch!

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Sosaia Feki. Kick to come.

Sosaia Feki has finished off a brilliant shifting play from the Sharks as it all started with an offload from Andrew Fifita on the zero tackle. Jeff Robson could have scored himself but the spread continued as they shifted to the left winger.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 16-0

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ZERO TACKLE for the Sharks and they attack 10 metres out

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-0

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Robbie Rochow is penalised for jumping too early at the ruck and being caught offside. Cronulla kick for touch and play the ball just shy of the half way line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

Michael Gordon slots the conversion attempt to extend their lead from next to the uprights

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Michael Gordon. Kick to come.

Michael Gordon takes a brilliant short pass from Pat Politoni and the Sharks attack surges after a tough run from Paul Gallen.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10-0

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Penalty against the Knights, Jeremy Smith concedes on the last tackle as he held down too long with a second effort. Cronulla attack 30 metres out from the try line

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Michael Lichaa makes an unforced error.

NO TRY for Michael Lichaa, he failed to get a clean pick up and grounding, it's knock on and a change over for the Knights 10 metres off their own try line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Sharks, NO TRY for Michael Lichaa. Ball hit the post pads off a kick from Jeff Robson.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Beau Scott is penalised for crowding in the ruck, Sharks kick ahead for touch and they attack 40 metres out from the Knights try line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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NO TRY for the Knights, knock on, accidental offside and it’s a scrum Sharks 10 metres out from the line as Roberts got a touch forward to Houston before going through to score.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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VIDEO for the Knights, Chris Houston has scored. But possible forward pass, can’t rule on it at this stage.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Wade Graham concedes the strip and it's a penalty for the Knights. Meanwhile Uate is getting some tape on his forehead by the trainer

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Luke Lewis makes an unforced error.

Luke Lewis unable to take the bullet short pass from Paul Gallen and the pass is dropped, not the right option from Cronulla. Scrum for the Knights 10 metres off their own line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Andrew Fifita comes up with a one-on-one strip and the Sharks have possession just 5 metres out from the Knights try line.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Andrew Fifita comes on for the Sharks, in his first game for the club in five weeks.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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A mess set from the Knights on the Sharks try line, ended with a grubber from Gidley cleaned up by Paul Gallen. Lacking a bit of direction in the Newcastle attack.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Penalty to the Knights for a second dig in the tackle, 30 metres out from the Sharks line now.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Willie Mason has come off with that injury, possible concussion. Chris Houston replaces him for the Knights.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Time off here, Willie Mason is down with the trainer looking at a possible head injury as an accident elbow from Gibbs.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Jarrod Mullen looking for a 40/20 but it bounces just inside the sideline on the eastern side of the ground. Sharks working it out of their own red zone now.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Feki was caught with the ball on last tackle and his attempt at grubber was missed and it's a change over at the 10 metre line for the Knights.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Scrum for the Sharks after James McManus was unable to stay in the field of play as the Knights shifted across to the right side of the Sharks defence.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Back to back penalties for the Knights, this one for a lifting tackle in the defensive line. Newcastle 10 metres out

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Penalty to the Knights, obstruction ran by Luke Lewis as he used Bryce Gibbs as a block runner. Knights with a chance 20 metres out.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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NO TRY for Jarrod Mullen for a knock on as he reached out for the try line, Michael Gordon with a brilliant try saver. Change over for the Sharks

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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VIDEO REFEREE for Mullen. Original call was knock on, but to be sure we are off upstairs

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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Jarrod Mullen puts up a twirling bomb on the end of the set and it wobbles away from Feki but managed to clean up in goal and return into the field of play before the Knights chasers arrive.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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End to end football as both teams look to settle into this game

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Conversion attempt by Michael Gordon successful.

Michael Gordon with the conversion attempt slots the extras from right in front of the uprights.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6-0

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TRY CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS
Scored by Jeff Robson. Kick to come.

Jeff Robson gets the GREEN LIGHTS after taking a very late pass from Michael Gordon as he fell to ground. Referee happy that he managed to get control on the ball before grounding.

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 4-0

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VIDEO REFEREE here for the Sharks, Michael Gordon is claiming a try but seems to have got a pass away to Jeff Robson

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First penalty of the game for the Sharks, they attack 25 metres out from the Knights try line.

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We are UNDERWAY here at Remondis Stadium as the Cronulla Sharks kick off.

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LATE MAIL: Knights – One change for the Newcastle bench with Adam Cuthbertson dropping out of the side as he played VB NSW Cup yesterday afternoon.

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LATE MAIL: Sharks –Anthony Tupou starts, Sam Tagaese moves to the bench. Andrew Fifita returns on the interchange after weeks with injury.

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Referees: Ashley Klein, Adam Gee

Touch Judges: Jason Walsh, Jeff Younis

Video Referee: Matt Cecchin, Luke Patten

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (18)
Tries: Jeff Robson, Michael Gordon, Sosaia Feki
Field Goals: Jeff Robson (0/1)
Conversions: Michael Gordon (3/3)
Penalty Goals:

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (31)
Tries: Willie Mason, Kurt Gidley, Akuila Uate, Beau Scott, Jarrod Mullen
Field Goals: Kurt Gidley (1/1)
Conversions: Kurt Gidley (5/5)
Penalty Goals:



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