Newcastle Knights club legend and NRL Immortal Andrew Johns

Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights Stats

The Canberra Raiders and Newcastle Knights have played each on 50 occasions; the Raiders have won 28 games, the Knights 20 games and there have been two draws.

Neither side has won back-to-back in this fixture since the Canberra Raiders won both 2015 fixtures.

The first game between the two sides was a 30-12 win for the Canberra Raiders in round 15, 1988.

Biggest Wins

The Canberra Raiders biggest win over the Newcastle Knights was a comprehensive 52-16 success in round 19, 1994.

The Newcastle Knights biggest win over the Canberra Raiders was an easy 52-6 romp in round 4, 2002.

Former Newcastle Knights winger Akuila Uate

Top try-scorer in this clash

Akuila Uate (NEW) – 11
Jarrod Croker (CAN) – 9
Brett Mullins (CAN) – 8
Andrew Johns (NEW) – 8
Darren Albert (NEW) – 7
Ruben Wiki (CAN) – 7
Mark McLinden (CAN) – 7
Adam MacDougall (CAN) – 7
Robbie O’Davis (NEW) – 6
Phil Graham (CAN) – 6
James McManus (NEW) – 6
Kurt Gidley (NEW) – 4

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Andrew Johns (NEW) – 8 tries, 71 goals & 1 field goal (167 pts)
Jarrod Croker (CAN) – 9 tries & 60 goals (156 pts)
Kurt Gidley (NEW) – 4 tries & 31 goals (78 pts)
Clinton Schifcofske (CAN) – 2 tries, 33 goals & 2 field goals (77 pts)
David Furner (CAN) – 1 try & 25 goals (54 pts)
Tyrone Roberts (NEW) – 3 tries & 17 goals (46 pts)
Mal Meninga (CAN) – 2 tries & 17 goals (42 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Gary Wurth – 1983 (CAN) & 1989-1991 (NEW)
  2. Dave Woods – 1990 & 1992-1993 (CAN) & 1991 (NEW)
  3. Nathan Barnes – 1994-1995 (NEW) & 2000 (CAN)
  4. Ben Kennedy – 1996-1998 (CAN) & 2000-2003 (NEW)
  5. Ben Cross – 2003-2005 (CAN) & 2008-2010 (NEW)
  6. Luke Davico – 1994-2004 (CAN) & 2006-2007 (NEW)
  7. Joel Edwards – 2010-2012 (NEW) & 2013-2014 (CAN)
  8. Dane Tilse – 2004 (NEW) & 2006-2015 (CAN)
  9. Neville Costigan – 2007-2008 (CAN) & 2011-2013 (NEW)
  10. Michael Dobson – 2007-2008 (CAN) & 2014 (NEW)
  11. Travis Waddell – 2009-2012 (CAN) & 2013-2014 (NEW)
  12. Sam Mataora – 2010-2013 (CAN) & 2015-2017 (NEW)
  13. Adam Clydsdale – 2013-2015 (NEW) & 2016-2017 (CAN)
  14. Joey Leilua – 2013-2015 (NEW) & 2016-2019 (CAN)
  15. Edrick Lee – 2012-2016 (CAN) & 2019 (NEW)
  16. Joseph Tapine – 2014-2015 (NEW) & 2016-2019 (CAN)

Players to have been sin-binned/sent-off from this clash

  1. Glenn Frendo (NEW) sin-binned in round 15, 1988.
  2. Darren Albert (NEW) sin-binned in round 8, 2001.
  3. Ben Rogers (NEW) & Daniel Vidot (CAN) both sin-binned in round 25, 2009.

Head Coaching Records

Tim Sheens (CAN) – 8/11 (72.7%)
Brian Smith (NEW) – 3/5 (60%)
Ricky Stuart (CAN) – 6/10 (60%) (1 draw)
Matthew Elliott (CAN) – 5/9 (55.6%)
Wayne Bennett (NEW) – 3/6 (50%)
Neil Henry (CAN) – 2/4 (50%)
Michael Hagan (NEW) – 6/13 (46.2%)
David Furner (CAN) – 4/9 (44.4%)
David Waite (NEW) – 2/5 (40%)
Rick Stone (NEW) – 2/6 (33.3%)
Nathan Brown (NEW) – 2/6 (33%) (1 draw)
Mal Meninga (CAN) – 2/6 (33.3%) (1 draw)
Warren Ryan (NEW) – 1/3 (33.3%) (1 draw)
Allan McMahon (NEW) – 1/4 (25%)
Malcolm Reilly (NEW) – 0/3 (0%)

Players to have scored three or more tries in this clash

  1. Ruben Wiki (CAN) scored four tries in round 3, 1994.
  2. Brett Mullins (CAN) scored four tries in round 18, 1994.
  3. Andrew Johns (NEW) scored four tries in round 21, 2000.
  4. Mark Sargent (NEW) scored three tries in round 22, 1992.
  5. Darren Albert (NEW) scored three tries in round 8, 1999.
  6. Darren Albert (NEW) scored three tries in round 6, 2000.
  7. Mark Hughes (NEW) scored three tries in round 4, 2002.
  8. Brian Carney (NEW) scored three tries in round 11, 2006.
  9. William Zillman (CAN) scored three tries in round 3, 2007.
  10. Josh Dugan (CAN) scored three tries in round 19, 2010.
  11. Sandor Earl (CAN) scored three tries in round 9, 2013.
  12. Blake Ferguson (CAN) scored three tries in round 9, 2013.
  13. Blake Austin (CAN) scored three tries in round 18, 2015.
  14. Jordan Rapana (CAN) scored three tries in round 25, 2017.

 

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