Tigers triumph over sleepy Knights

The Wests Tigers have scored a 26-24 win over the Newcastle Knights in front of 17,898 fans in the sun at Campbelltown this afternoon, overcoming a 14 point deficit in the last quarter to snatch a famous come-from-behind victory.

The Tigers began the match strongly and opened the scoring in the 10th minute after a bit of magic from Beau Ryan, who flew over the sideline and batted a ball back infield for Dean Collis to post his first try. Despite this initial burst, the rest of the first half belonged to the Knights as they controlled the play and posted three tries of their own for an 18-6 lead at the break.

The home side came out firing in the second half although a tough