SCRUM KNIGHTS - 15 m from their own line
Mitchell makes a break and is tackled close to the Knights line but he fumbles the play the ball.
Johnston skips through the line and makes a cheeky 35m
Barnett with a 1-on-1 strip, 10m from the Souths line.
Clifford with a kick against the grain and its poor. Cleaned up by Johnston
Clifford with a lovely kick straight to Mark Nicholls.
Reynolds kicks for touch and finds it, 25m from the Knights line
SCRUM SOUTHS - Clifford shaped to throw a no long pass, but opted against it before losing it in the tackle, 10m from the Souths line.
SCRUM KNIGHTS - They'll have a full set in the Bunnies half
Refs Challenge - Souths - No dice
PENALTY KNIGHTS - Illegal strip. Knights get a full set inside the Bunnies 35m
SCRUM KNIGHTS - 25m from their own line
PENALTY SOUTHS - Knights with a short drop out but its out on the full.
Reynolds with his easiest kick of the night, throws this one over from in front
Reynolds with a short grubber ricochets off the Knights defence, Su'A following through soccers it ahead and scores a nice try
Great defensive set by Souths, keeps the Knights inside their own 30
crafty blind side play by Reynolds and Milne sees Souths run 60m before a Milne flick back in field is intercepted by Fitzgibbon
Set restart Knights on halfway
Reynolds with his third kick from the left sideline tonight, converts yet again
After going right twice for no result, Souths go to what works - Alex Johnston. Another catch and pass play creates the extra man and Johnston scores in the corner for his third try of the night.
Souths go right again and Walker this time attempts to get the ball out to the wing and again Young gets a hand on it.
PENALTY SOUTHS - Knights pinged for an illegal steal.
Set restart for Souths 10m from the Knights line
Best comes off, possibly nursing an injury
SCRUM SOUTHS - Mitchell attempts to send a long ball to Milne, but Young almost intercepts it, but knocks on instead.
PENALTY SOUTHS - 15m from the Knights line
Back underway for the second act
Young got half-through a gap, but Mitchell with a clever play, forced Young to lose the ball forward
Set restart knights on the first tackle
SCRUM KNIGHTS - Latrell drops it cold, 10m from the Bunnies line
Clifford from wide, converts
Clifford chips over the top, 20m from the Souths line, the line ricochets out of a contest into the Souths in-goal and Mann scrambles on his hands and knees to plant the loose ball for a try
Knights get a repeat set when a grubber hits Mitchell as he tries to shield it over the dead ball line
SCRUM KNIGHTS - Campbell Graham with a knock on, 30m from the Souths line
Reynolds from the left sideline adds the extras again.
Souths go short side from Benji to Walker, who holds up a pass, commits the outside defence and then throws a flat cut-out pass that finds Johnston who scores in the corner.
PENALTY SOUTHS - Knight with a head clash with Fitzgibbon. Jacob Saifiti gets put on report because Knight's head brushes his bicep.
SCRUM SOUTHS - Clifford with another good bomb, Best knocks the ball back but King fumbles it as he tries to keep it alive.
PENALTY KNIGHTS - A high tackle by Graham
Souths with a set restart just shy of halfway
Clifford just fails to convert from touch
Knights go left and Best gets a good catch and pass to Young, who scores in the corner, almost identical to the try scored by Souths previously.
SCRUM KNIGHTS - 20m from Souths line
Best gets into space, he could've stepped Mitchell or pass to Young, but in the end chose to get tackled by Mitchell.
Jacob Saifiti drops a crash ball.
Set Restart Knights
Benji with a forward pass, 10m inside the Knights half
Set Restart Souths
SCRUM KNIGHTS - 20m from their own line
PENALTY KNIGHTS - Grubber by Clifford is cleaned up by Latrell, who steps out of two tackles and looked set to race 80 metres, but an obstruction against the Souths defence was found.
SET RESTART KNIGHTS
Knights get a repeat set when Clifford's grubber is taken dead in-goal by Walker. Souths drop out
SCRUM KNIGHTS - Mitchell almost catches a bomb, but loses it forward into his team mate, 20m from the Souths line
Reynolds converts from touch
Souths send the ball left with some glorious late passing before Burns gets a good ball to the unmarked Johnston, who scores in the corner.
Reynolds sends his kick to the clouds and Hoy drops it forward, 15m from the Knights line
Souths kick-off in what is Benji Marshall's first game as a hooker
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Chris Butler
Touch Judges: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Mark Bohan
Video Referee: Steve Chiddy
SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (24)
Tries: Alex Johnston (3), Jaydn Su'A
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (4/4)
NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (10)
Tries: Dominic Young, Kurt Mann
Conversions: Jake Clifford (1/2)