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Round 4 - Sunday 31st March @ 06:30pm
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L: 5
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Round 4 - Sunday 31st March @ 06:30pm
KNIGHTS vs. RAIDERS
Hunter Stadium
12
L: 14
H-T: 8
28
#NRLSOUCSH
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CROWD: 18689
H-T: 8
12
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Mullen kicks the ball dead and the crowd count down the final seconds. Newcastle have won the match 28 points to 12 to remain undefeated at home this season.

Newcastle Knights 28-12

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Adam Cuthbertson barges over and bags a double for Newcastle in a very memorable game for the young prop - 2 tries for the game, 2 tries for the year. Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts over the black dot yet again.
Newcastle Knights 28-12

Newcastle Knights 28-12

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Shaun Berrigan fails to play the ball correctly. His foot kicks the ball forward and results in a SCRUM for Newcastle 40m out.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Akuila Uate knocks the ball on after a short goal line drop out from Canberra.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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Jarrod Croker trapped in goal after a clever kick from Mullen that almost produced a try.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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PENALTY to the Newcastle Knights after the Canberra defenders were called offside. Newcastle start their set on half way.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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Newcastle now throw the ball straight at the cameraman on the sideline and the ball goes dead.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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FALCON. McCrone throws a ball straight into the head of Fensom inside Canberra's 30 and turns over posession.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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Fensom makes his 50th tackle for the game.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Joel Thompson makes an unforced error.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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Original ruling was correct. The ball was lost just before the line and a SCRUM is now being packed.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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VIDEO REFEREE. Possible Try to Joel Thompson, though the on field referee has called it a No Try.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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PENALTY to Canberra. Jarrod Mullen picks up the ball after the knock on but is in front of Uate.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Akuila Uate knocks on a high ball.

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Adam Cuthbertson after Newcastle turned defence into attack. Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts goes right over the black dot.
Newcastle Knights 22-12

Newcastle Knights 22-12

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Reece Robinson in open space but pulled down by his opposite number. Canberra then proceed to knock on after the play the ball

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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Newcastle moving up the field. High kick and Sandor Earl catches it easily.

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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Very basic footy at the moment while Newcastle maintain a 4-point lead.

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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CROWD: 18,689

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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Darius Boyd tries to kick through the Canberra line but Croker cleans up the ball.

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Josh McCrone makes an unforced error. Knock on both ways is judged, but the first infringement was off Canberra.

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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Uate manages to latch on to a bullet pass on last tackle, but is tackled and posession changes over.

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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Kick off from Reece Robinson goes out of the full. Newcastle with a PENALTY on half way that puts them back inside the opposition 20.

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Tyrone Roberts. He even manages to convert his own try and put Newcastle four points ahead of Canberra.
Newcastle Knights 16-12

Newcastle Knights 16-12

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Alex McKinnon barges his way over but is held up.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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Tackle count restarts for Newcastle 10m out from the try line.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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Boyd has to play at a ball that sits up right on the sideline after a good kick from Canberra.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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Canberra trapped in goal after a few brave passes.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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Kurt Gidley has a concussion and will not return tonight. He did not make it back after half time.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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NO TRY. The ball is judged to have brushed the hand of Darius Boyd, but in the field of play (not in goal) thus a change over.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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VIDEO REFEREE. The on field referee has called it a no try after the ball seemed to go forward in the in goal.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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40/20 NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Jarrod Mullen kicks a 40/20 as casually as you like.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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And we're back underway. Knights running right to left after the Canberra kick off.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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Teams heading back out onto the field. Kick off not too far away.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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Field Goal attempt by Williams shaves the upright, so the score remains 12-10 to Canberra at the break.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Akuila Uate spills the ball as Newcastle threatened.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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McCrone kick is kept in play from a freakish flick back in field. Newcastle pick it up and are trapped in goal but the referees call a 20m restart after an inspection of the video.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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PENALTY to Canberra. A bit of ill discipline there from Rochow.

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Josh Papalii. He bumps off two defenders to barge his way over. Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.
Canberra Raiders 12-10

Canberra Raiders 12-10

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Chris Houston knocks on inside his own half. Possession to Canberra with the advantage.

Newcastle Knights 10-6

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Joel Thompson millimeters inside the dead ball line. Very timely for Canberra. Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.
Newcastle Knights 10-6

Newcastle Knights 10-6

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VIDEO REFEREE needed. Possible try to Thompson.

Newcastle Knights 10-0

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PENALTY to Canberra. They now have the ball inside Newcastle's half.

Newcastle Knights 10-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Josh Papalii makes a knock on inches from the try line.

Newcastle Knights 10-0

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Canberra SCRUM 12m out after Darius Boyd is deemed to have touched the ball, which traveled over the sideline

Newcastle Knights 10-0

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Anthony Quinn after a long cut out pass to his wing. Conversion attempt by Kurt Gidley from the sideline is unsuccessful after hitting the right upright.
Newcastle Knights 10-0

Newcastle Knights 10-0

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VIDEO REFEREE. Possible try in the corner to Anthony Quinn. Looking for an Obstruction.

Newcastle Knights 6-0

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PENALTY to Newcastle. A hand in the ruck compouds the error. Newcastle now inside the Raider's 20m line.

Newcastle Knights 6-0

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PENALTY Newcastle. Obstruction is the ruling. Blake Ferguson dives over the line but is deemed to have run behind his own player.

Newcastle Knights 6-0

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PENALTY to Canberra for a hand on the ball. Raiders now inside 30m.

Newcastle Knights 6-0

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Mullen kicks across field to Akuila Uate on the field who scores near the posts. Conversion attempt by Kurt Gidley successful.
Newcastle Knights 6-0

Newcastle Knights 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Glen Buttriss drops the ball at dummy half.

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Alex McKinnon drops the ball just metres from the line.

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Darius Boyd kicks quickly but Croker cleans up the ball in goal again. Another goal line drop out to Newcastle.

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Mullen's kick sits up in goal and Reece Robinson is forced back in goal. Goal line drop out.

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Gidley is tackled on the last infront of the uprights.

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Blake Ferguson knocks on at the halfway mark of the field.

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Newcastle look promising after an Alex McKinnon line break but the kick is too long and rolls dead.

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Newcastle complete their first set

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Sandor Earl gets over the line but the pass was called forward.

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40/20 CANBERRA RAIDERS
Josh McCrone kicks a 40/20.

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We're underway!

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Newcastle will kick off and run left to right for the first half.

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David Shillington leads Canberra onto the field.

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TEAM NEWS: Canberra are 1-17 while Newcastle Knights welcome back Kurt Gidley (18) and Willie Mason (19).

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Newcastle are coming off a great win over the Cowboys last Monday night while Canberra also won, beating the Dragons last Sunday night in their hoodoo clash.

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Welcome to Newcastle where we see the Newcastle Knights (5th) play the Canberra Raiders (15th) this Easter Sunday night.

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Referees: Gerard Sutton, Brett Suttor

Touch Judges: Adam Reid, Matt Noyen

Video Referee: Shayne Hayne, Luke Patten

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (28)
Tries: Akuila Uate, Tyrone Roberts, Adam Cuthbertson (2), Anthony Quinn
Field Goals:
Conversions: Kurt Gidley (1/2), Tyrone Roberts (3/3)
Penalty Goals:

CANBERRA RAIDERS (12)
Tries: Josh Papalii, Joel Thompson
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (2/2)
Penalty Goals:



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