Cronulla 12-24 Newcastle

Despite suffering a multitude of injuries the walking wounded of Newcastle recorded an amazing 24-12 win over Cronulla.

The Knights lost Jarrod Mullen Steve Simpson early on and their worries were added to when the Sharks scored a try through new signing Trent Barrett.

But Newcastle playmaker Scott Dureau strolled through for a try before Cory Paterson dived over.

Further tries to Chris Houston and Richard Fa’aoso took the Knights out further in front and despite a try from Blake Green Cronulla were unable to create any more chances.

The Knights lost Cameron Ciraldo for the season with a severe ankle dislocation to compound their injury worries.

Sharks
Tries: Trent Barrett, Blake Green
Goals: Luke Covell 2

Knights
Tries: Scott Dureau, Cory Paterson, Chris Houston, Richard Fa’aoso
Goals: Kurt Gidley 4

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