Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights Stats

The Canberra Raiders and Newcastle Knights have played each other on 50 occasions; the Raiders have won 27 games, the Knights have won 21 games and there have been two draws.

The Newcastle Knights will be looking for back-to-back wins against the Canberra Raiders for the first time since winning in round 21, 2012 & round 4, 2013.

The Canberra Raiders won ten of the opening thirteen games between the two sides.

The first game played 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 comfortable 52-16 success in round 18, 1994.

The Newcastle Knights’ biggest win over the Canberra Raiders was a 52-6 shellacking in round 4, 2002.

Former Newcastle Knights winger Akuila Uate

Top try-scorer in this clash

Akuila Uate (NEW) – 12
Jarrod Croker (CAN) – 9
Brett Mullins (CAN) – 8
Ruben Wiki (CAN) – 8

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Jarrod Croker (CAN) – 9 tries & 65 goals (168 pts)
Andrew Johns (NEW) – 6 tries, 67 goals & 1 field goal (159 pts)
Kurt Gidley (NEW) – 4 tries & 35 goals (86 pts)
Clinton Schifcofske (CAN) – 3 tries, 36 goals & 2 field goals (80 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Steve Walters – 1986-1996 (CAN) & 1999 (NEW)
  2. Gary Wurth – 1983 (CAN) & 1989-1991 (NEW)
  3. Dave Woods – 1990 & 1992-1993 (CAN) & 1991 (NEW)
  4. Nathan Barnes – 1994-1995 (NEW) & 2000 (CAN)
  5. Luke Davico – 1994-2004 (CAN) & 2006-2007 (NEW)
  6. Ben Kennedy – 1996-1999 (CAN) & 2000-2004 (NEW)
  7. Ben Cross – 2003-2005 (CAN) & 2008-2010 (NEW)
  8. Dane Tilse – 2004 (NEW) & 2006-2015 (CAN)
  9. Michael Dobson – 2007-2008 (CAN) & 2014 (NEW)
  10. Neville Costigan – 2007-2008 (CAN) & 2011-2013 (NEW)
  11. Travis Waddell – 2009-2012 (CAN) & 2013-2014 (NEW)
  12. Sam Mataora – 2010-2013 (CAN) & 2015-2017 (NEW)
  13. Joel Edwards – 2010-2012 (NEW) & 2013-2014 (CAN)
  14. Joseph Leilua – 2013-2015 (NEW) & 2015-2019 (CAN)
  15. Joseph Tapine – 2014-2015 (NEW) & 2016-2021 (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. Daniel Vidot (CAN) & Ben Rogers (NEW) both sin-binned in round 25, 2009.

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game 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, 2001.
  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.

Head Coaching Records

Adam O’Brien (NEW) – 1/1 (100%)
Tim Sheens (CAN) – 8/11 (72.7%)
Brian Smith (NEW) – 3/5 (60%)
Matthew Elliott (CAN) – 5/9 (55.6%)
Michael Hagan (NEW) – 6/11 (54.5%)
Ricky Stuart (CAN) – 6/11 (54.5%) (1 draw)
Wayne Bennett (NEW) – 3/6 (50%)
Neil Henry (CAN) – 2/4 (50%)
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 (33.3%) (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%)

 

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