Wests Tigers v Newcastle Knights Stats (UPDATE AFTER RD 3 CLASH)

The Wests Tigers and Newcastle Knights have played each other on 31 occasions; the Tigers have won 16 games, the Knights have won 15 games and there have been no draws.

The first clash between the two sides was a 46-8 success for the Newcastle Knights in round 3, 2000.

Biggest Wins

The Newcastle Knights’ biggest win over the Wests Tigers was a 56-6 demolition in round 10, 2001.

The Wests Tigers’ biggest win over the Newcastle Knights was a 52-12 destruction in round 20, 2003.

Former Newcastle Knights winger Akuila Uate

Top try-scorer in this clash

Akuila Uate (NEW) – 9
Timana Tahu (NEW) – 8
David Nofoaluma (WST) – 7

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Benji Marshall (WST) – 6 tries, 21 goals & 1 field goal (67 pts)
Kurt Gidley (NEW) – 2 tries & 24 goals (56 pts)
Andrew Johns (NEW) – 26 goals (52 pts)
Kalyn Ponga (NEW) – 5 tries & 15 goals (50 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Owen Craigie – 1995-1999 (NEW) & 2000-2001 (WST)
  2. Matt Jobson – 2001-2003 (NEW) & 2005 (WST)
  3. Shannon McDonnell – 2005-2009 (WST) & 2009-2011 (NEW)
  4. Jason Moodie – 1997-1999 (NEW) & 2004 & 2007 (WST)
  5. Cory Paterson – 2007-2011 (NEW) & 2014 (WST)
  6. Keith Lulia – 2008-2011 (NEW) & 2014 (WST)
  7. Joel Edwards – 2010-2012 (NEW) & 2016-2017 (WST)
  8. Issac De Gois – 2006 (WST) & 2009-2011 (NEW)
  9. Robbie Rochow – 2012-2016 (NEW) & 2018 (WST)
  10. Kevin Naiqama – 2010 & 2012-2013 (NEW) & 2015-2018 (WST)
  11. Chris Heighington – 2003-2012 (WST) & 2018 (NEW)
  12. JJ Collins – 2016-2017 (WST) & 2018 (NEW)
  13. James Gavet – 2014 (WST) & 2019 (NEW)

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

  1. Kurt Gidley (NEW) sin-binned in round 13, 2014.

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game in this clash

  1. Darren Albert (NEW) scored four tries in round 3, 2000.
  2. Ben Kennedy (NEW) scored three tries in round 23, 2001.
  3. Sean Rudder (NEW) scored three tries in round 7, 2003.
  4. John Wilson (WST) scored three tries in round 20, 2003.
  5. Chris Bailey (NEW) scored three tries in round 10, 2008.
  6. Dean Collis (WST) scored three tries in round 7, 2009.
  7. Akuila Uate (NEW) scored three tries in round 1, 2013.
  8. Ken Sio (NEW) scored three tries in round 7, 2018.
  9. David Nofoaluma (WST) scored three tries in round 23, 2019.

Head Coaching Records

Warren Ryan (NEW) – 2/2 (100%)
Adam O’Brien (NEW) – 2/2 (100%)
Danny Buderus (NEW) – 1/1 (100%)
Terry Lamb (WST) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Ivan Cleary (WST) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Wayne Bennett (NEW) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Tim Sheens (WST) – 6/10 (60%)
Michael Hagan (NEW) – 4/8 (50%)
Michael Maguire (WST) – 2/4 (50%)
Mick Potter (WST) – 1/2 (50%)
Rick Stone (NEW) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Nathan Brown (NEW) – 2/7 (28.6%)
Jason Taylor (WST) – 1/4 (25%)
Brian Smith (NEW) – 1/4 (25%)
Wayne Pearce (WST) – 0/2 (0%)

 

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