Full Time
80:00
7:50pm Thu August 5, 2021
Round 21 - Suncorp Stadium
80min

FULLTIME :: Knights go into the top eight after an eight point win against Brisbane.

73min

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako from mid range. He puts it over.

Knights lead Knights 28 - 20 Broncos
72min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Herbie Farnworth. Kick to come.

Broncos get some reward! Herbie Farnworth got one-on-one and finishes it off.

Knights lead Knights 28 - 18 Broncos
69min

It almost happened again! Willison couldn't grab the ball this time.

68min

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako converts from in front.

Knights lead Knights 28 - 14 Broncos
67min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Xavier Willison. Kick to come.

Good kick from Gamble and Niu bats it back for Willison to finish.

Knights lead Knights 28 - 12 Broncos
65min

PENALTY BRONCOS! Clear obstruction.

64min

PENALTY BRONCOS! Short kick-off doesn't make the distance.

63min

Conversion: Knights
Attempted by Jake Clifford.

Clifford from the sideline. He takes his time and misses.

Knights lead Knights 28 - 8 Broncos
62min

Try: Knights
Scored by Enari Tuala. Kick to come.

Knights are just enjoying themselves now. Ponga took it to the line, found Best who gave Tuala the easiest of finishes.

Knights lead Knights 28 - 8 Broncos
60min

Brodie Croft has been hooked for the Broncos!

60min

Conversion: Knights
Kicked by Jake Clifford.

Clifford slots it through!

Knights lead Knights 24 - 8 Broncos
58min

Try: Knights
Scored by Mitchell Barnett. Kick to come.

Barnett just used his strength to roll over.

Knights lead Knights 22 - 8 Broncos
57min

Knights get a repeat set with a grubber.

55min

Tesi Niu tries to chime into the backline. He spills it.

53min

PENALTY KNIGHTS! Another for ruck interference.

50min

Dan Saifiti was streaming through as the decoy and grabs the ball.

49min

PENALTY KNIGHTS! Strip.

48min

Clifford kicks out on the full!

46min

Conversion: Knights
Kicked by Jake Clifford.

Clifford raises the flags.

Knights lead Knights 18 - 8 Broncos
45min

Try: Knights
Scored by Lachlan Fitzgibbon. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! Knock on cleared and Fitzgibbon gets there!

Knights lead Knights 16 - 8 Broncos
45min

BUNKER TIME! Knights might have added to their lead here. Checking for an error.

43min

Been a quiet start to the second half for both sides. Happy to get through their sets and kick.

40min

KICK-OFF! We're back for the second half.

39min

PENALTY BRONCOS! They get one final chance. They are tackled. HALFTIME.

38min

Conversion: Knights
Kicked by Jake Clifford.

Clifford from in front.

Knights lead Knights 12 - 8 Broncos
36min

Try: Knights
Scored by Mitchell Pearce. Kick to come.

Denied earlier. Pearce takes on the line and gets there!

Knights lead Knights 10 - 8 Broncos
35min

A grubber through from the Broncos and Jesse Arthurs can't get it down before the dead ball line.

34min

PENALTY BRONCOS! High shot

31min

RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! Lachlan Fitzgibbon has knocked on.

31min

BUNKER TIME! Mitch Pearce might have snatched one here. Checking how it came free.

30min

Another key intervention from Oates. He stops the Knights going right.

28min

A huge kick from the Knights and Niu knocks on.

27min

Conversion: Broncos
Attempted by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako misses again.

Broncos lead Knights 6 - 8 Broncos
25min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Corey Oates. Kick to come.

Brisbane hit the lead again! Double pump from Tesi Niu puts over Corey Oates.

Broncos lead Knights 6 - 8 Broncos
24min

PENALTY BRONCOS! Escort.

20min

Conversion: Knights
Kicked by Jake Clifford.

Clifford converts his own effort.

Knights lead Knights 6 - 4 Broncos
19min

Try: Knights
Scored by Jake Clifford. Kick to come.

Straight from the scrum. Clifford strolls through.

Tied up at Knights 4 - 4 Broncos
18min

A grubber through is knocked on by Glenn. Knights have another full set. Scrum to them.

17min

PENALTY KNIGHTS! It is given back to the Knights. Hunt is helped off as well.

17min

Broncos are thrown over the sideline again. Herbie Farnworth. Hymel Hunt gave it right back to them. The winger is in some stress.

15min

Knights knock it on again. Saifiti coughs it up.

14min

Broncos hand it right over. Payne Haas is dragged over the sideline.

13min

Conversion: Broncos
Attempted by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako from the sideline. He studies but misses.

Broncos lead Knights 0 - 4 Broncos
12min

Try: Broncos
Scored by Tesi Niu. Kick to come.

Broncos strike first! Niu takes on the defense and slides over.

Broncos lead Knights 0 - 4 Broncos
10min

Knights knock it on coming out of their own end.

8min

FORWARD PASS! Broncos survive!

7min

PENALTY KNIGHTS! Offside again against the Broncos.

5min

PENALTY KNIGHTS! More pressure coming.

4min

Oates knocks it down now.

2min

Broncos hold on! It went side to side but it is knocked on by the Broncos. Another set coming for the Knights now.

1min

Knights go the length off their first set and earn a dropout.

KICK-OFF! Here we go

Happy Thursday night everybody! We start with an intriguing battle in Queensland. Newcastle Knights continue their charge into the top eight against the battling Brisbane Broncos. Will it be Ponga power or will the Gamble pay off for the hosts tonight. Join us in five minutes for kick-off!

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Grant Atkins

Touch Judges: Kasey Badger, Phil Henderson

Video Referee: Alan Shortall

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (28)
Tries: Jake Clifford, Mitchell Pearce, Lachlan Fitzgibbon, Mitchell Barnett, Enari Tuala
Field Goals:
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Jake Clifford (4/5)
Penalty Goals:

BRISBANE BRONCOS (20)
Tries: Tesi Niu, Corey Oates, Xavier Willison, Herbie Farnworth
Field Goals:
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Jamayne Isaako (2/4)
Penalty Goals: