FULL TIME - The Newcastle Knights have just managed to hold on. The Tigers were terrible in the first half, but put up a fight in the second. The Knights break their losing streak, and put a comfortable gap between them and the wooden spoon. The match report is coming soon.
THAT"S THE GAME! The Tigers get oh so close in the last minute, but it's to no avail.
TUILAGI!! He almost goes over!
This is it. Tigers have 65m to travel with only a handful of tackles.
Jock Madden with the bomb, Tex Hoy takes it under pressure, and the Knights are close now.
Adam Doueihi has been ruled to have knocked the ball on in the kick challenge. Time is running out for the Tigers now.
SCENES! Daine Laurie goes over but it's called a knock-on. The Tigers are challenging.
Best has dropped it in a questionably high tackle. Scrum Tigers 40m out from their own line.
Anyone's game at the moment
A disappointing set from the Tigers...it's a handover.
40/20 Tigers!!! A beautiful torpedo kick from Jock Madden takes a nice bounce, and the Tigers have an attacking chance here.
ONE ON ONE STRIP! Tyrone Peachey with some quick thinking and he pinches the ball. The Tigers survive another attacking raid.
DROPOUT TIGERS! Jake Clifford with a nice kick option, and the Tigers make a mess of it. Tyrone Peachey ends up caught in-goal.
Adam Doueihi with a threatening chip and chase, but it's cleaned up well by Tex Hoy.
Phoenix Crossland is on at lock for Newcastle.
Knights are stampeding downfield, and now the Tigers need to work it out from inside their own 10 metres.
Not a great pass, and Thomas Freebairn couldn't hold on. Knights get the ball back.
Ken Maumalo's game is over, out with injury. Tyrone Peachey is playing in the centres.
Sasagi drops it while trying to play it.
Adam Doueihi with another big kick! The Tigers regather, but lose it, and the Knights work their way out of their own half.
It looked like it was going over, but not to be for Adam Doueihi. It hits the post.
Some nice long passes, and Asu Kepaoa beats his opposing man to slide over near the corner. Game on!
Fa'amanu Brown is back on at hooker for Wests
Daniel Saifiti drops it cold
Daine Laurie finds space off an offload, Thomas Freebairn with the flick pass put the ball is put down! A crucial opportunity wasted for the Tigers.
Alex Seyfarth has passed his HIA, and is back on the field
Momentum is starting to shift towards the Tigers here
Tex Hoy drops a big kick from Adam Doueihi, but it's ruled to be backwards. The crowd does not like that one at all.
He slots it from next to the posts.
TRY!!! From absolutely nothing, Adam Doueihi puts up a huge bomb on the last. Dominic Young loses sight of the ball, and the chase from Naden is timed to perfection.
Official crowd - 9,621 at Campobelltown
Tyrone Peachey has been at hooker for a while now...no sign of Fa'amanu Brown.
Brodie Jones drops it while trying to play the ball. Scrum Tigers, 20m out from the Knights line.
Thomas Freebairn has looked solid all game on debut.
Brent Naden gives the ball back to Newcastle, it's a Knights scrum 10m out from their own line.
Tigers on the attack for the first time this half.
CHALLENGE UNSUCCESSFUL - Brent Naden got up and out of the line, and forced the error from Anthony Milford.
Milford is ruled to have dropped it but we have a challenge
Newcastle well on top field position wise...they'll start this set from their 40m line
WHAT A TACKLE! Jacob Saifiti crunches Zane Musgrove.
Beautiful footy from Anthony Milford and Tex Hoy, but a great tackle from Daine Laurie saves the try
He has gone for a HIA now, James Tamou will come on
Alex Seyfarth cops a head knock, time's off as he gets assistance.
DROPOUT TIGERS! Anthony Milford makes half a line-break, and a good kick from Bradman Best off the back of it wins his team a dropout.
We're back underway! The Tigers will get the first use of the footy in the second half.
HALF TIME! A grinding first half, Newcastle are in control at the break.
Starford To'a with a nothing kick after a promising play. KNIGHTS HANG ON!
SIX AGAIN! MORE TACKLES!!!
SIX MORE TIGERS! Played at by Newcastle again, Knights need a big effort now to keep Wests scoreless
Tigers are threatening late on in this half
Tuilagi finds space, throws an offload and Dominic Young plays at it. The Tigers get it back for another set
NO TRY! Starford To'a makes a huge tackle, he somehow manages to keep the ball off the ground. Furthermore, Bradman Best has been ruled to have knocked it on...TIGERS BALL!
Bradman Best crashes over, but it's going up as a NO TRY
SIX AGAIN KNIGHTS! Played at by the Tigers on the ground, Knights keep attacking
The Tigers need to hold Newcastle out here
DROPOUT TIGERS! Early grubber from Jake Clifford, and Naden is trapped in-goal.
Maumalo drops it coming out of their own territory, Knights will have more point-scoring chances here.
Clifford slots his first of the game.
Tex Hoy takes advantage of some more poor defence. He breaks the tackle of Adam Doueihi, and steps past the fullback to go over near the posts.
NO TRY! Daine Laurie runs around a lead runner and it's a penalty for Newcastle. Doubts over whether Naden got it down regardless
Naden goes over but it goes up as a NO TRY
PENALTY TIGERS. The Knights are offside and the Tigers will have a set starting 40m out from Newcastle's line.
Adam Doueihi puts up a huge spiral bomb, but Tex Hoy takes it well
Thomas Freebairn makes his first carry in the NRL to cheers from the crowd.
3rd tackle kick the wrong option from Daine Laurie, turns the ball over.
SIX AGAIN! Tamou wins a set restart for his team, big chance now for the Tigers.
Young drops it early in the count, and the Tigers have another opportunity.
Nothing kick from Madden and the Knights work it out of their own end.
Some beautiful hands, Tigers are going side-to-side and looking dangerous
An error from Newcastle and the Tigers have an attacking scrum
Not a great set after points from Newcastle, Tigers have some field position to work with now
Just misses to the left
Tuala has a second. Some terrible defence from the Tigers, Starford To'a rushes in and creates an overlap on the left wing.
We go upstairs, but Daniel Saifiti was short.
SIX AGAIN KNIGHTS! Brailey runs out of dummy-half and almost goes over for a try, but wins another set.
Tigers try to run it on the last but it goes very very wrong and the Knights have the ball 30m out from the Tigers line.
Early kick from Madden takes some deflections, but nothing comes of it and Newcastle have the ball just on their side of half-way
Best puts it down early in the set, and the Tigers are off the hook
40/20 KNIGHTS! A great kick on the 4th, and the Knights will have a full set on the attack.
Forward pass from Anthony Milford, trying to find Tyson Frizell on a short ball close to the Tigers line
Gagai is looking electric early in this game
Cut-out ball from Daine Laurie gives Naden an oppurtunity on the wing, but the ball is put down and it's a 20m tap for Newcastle.
Error late in the tackle count
Knights are rolling through the middle
Waved away from close to the touchline.
Beautiful 4th tackle kick from Jake Clifford finds Enari Tuala. First points are on the board!
PENALTY KNIGHTS! Dane Gagai wins a penalty and the Knights will advance upfield.
PENALTY TIGERS! Naden's taken a knock and is being attended too by the trainer. Anthony Milford on report for a crusher.
Milford kicks too deep and Naden takes it in-goal. 20m tap Tigers
Knights are winning the territory fight early
Chris Sutton blows his whistle and the Tigers kick-off.
We aren't far away from kick-off here in Campbelltown, as the in-form Tigers host the struggling Knights. There are no late changes for either team.
Referees & scorers:
Referee: Chris Sutton
Touch Judges: Phil Henderson, Keiren Irons
Video Referee: Chris Butler
WESTS TIGERS (10)
Tries: Brent Naden, Asu Kepaoa
Conversions: Adam Doueihi (1/2)
NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (14)
Tries: Enari Tuala (2), Tex Hoy
Conversions: Jake Clifford (1/3)