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Knights look to bounce back in NSW Cup against Newtown

The Newcastle Knights will be looking to bounce back from last week’s loss when they face the Newtown Jets at Central Coast Stadium this Friday afternoon to kick off Round Two of the Knock-On Effect NSW Cup.

After going down to Mounties 26 – 8 at McDonald Jones Stadium, the Knights will travel down the M1 to face a Newtown jets team which defeated the St George Illawarra Dragons last Sunday at Kogarah.

In other matches taking place over the weekend, the Western Suburbs Magpies will face the North Sydney Bears at Campbelltown, whilst the Eels will face the Canberra Raiders at Ringrose Park. Televised game for the round will be the Mounties facing the Penrith Panthers.

RESULTS:
Knock-On Effect NSW Cup:

Newcastle Knights 8 l. Mounties 26
Penrith Panthers 30 d. South Sydney Rabbitohs 2
Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles 48 d. North Sydney Bears 20
Canberra Raiders 32 d. Western Suburbs Magpies 18
St George Illawarra Dragons 10 l. Newtown Jets 16

Jersey Flegg Cup:
Victoria Thunderbolts 18 l. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 26
St George Illawarra Dragons 10 d. Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 4
Penrith Panthers 24 d. South Sydney Rabbitohs 16
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12 l. Sydney Roosters 24

FIXTURES:
Knock-On Effect NSW Cup:

Newcastle Knights v Newtown Jets
Mounties v Penrith Panthers
Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles v South Sydney Rabbitohs
Parramatta Eels v Canberra Raiders
Western Suburbs Magpies v North Sydney Bears

Jersey Flegg Cup:
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Penrith Panthers
Parramatta Eels v St George-Illawarra Dragons
Wests Tigers v Sydney Roosters
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v South Sydney Rabbitoh
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v Victoria Thunderbolts

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