Newcastle Knights v Wests Tigers Stats Breakdown

The Newcastle Knights and Wests Tigers have played each other on 32 occasions; the Knights have won 15 games, the Tigers have won 17 games and there have been no draws.

The Newcastle Knights need 22 points to reach 800 total points against the Wests Tigers.

The Wests Tigers have won four of the last five games played between the two sides at McDonald Jones Stadium and seven of the last 10 games overall.

The first game played between the two sides was a 46-8 win 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 46-4 rout in round 23, 2019.

Newcastle Knights winger Akuila Uate

Top try-scorer in this clash

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

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Benji Marshall (WST) – 6 tries, 17 goals & 1 field goal (59 pts)
Kurt Gidley (NEW) – 2 tries & 24 goals (56 pts)
Andrew Johns (NEW) – 26 goals (52 pts)

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

  1. Kurt Gidley (NEW) sin-binned in round 13, 2014.
  2. Kalyn Ponga (NEW) sin-binned in round 19, 2019.
  3. Moses Mbye & Joe Ofahengaue (both WST) & Lachlan Fitzgibbon & Tex Hoy (both NEW) all sin-binned in round 10, 2021.

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. Timana Tahu (NEW) scored three tries in round 16, 2012.
  8. Akuila Uate (NEW) scored three tries in round 1, 2013.
  9. Akuila Uate (NEW) scored three tries in round 13, 2014.
  10. Ken Sio (NEW) scored three tries in round 7, 2018.
  11. David Nofoaluma (WST) scored three tries in round 23, 2019.

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Owen Craigie – 1995-1999 (NEW) & 2000-2001 (WST)
  2. John Morris – 2001-2002 (NEW) & 2007-2009 (WST)
  3. Matt Jobson – 2001-2003 (NEW) & 2005 (WST)
  4. Chris Heighington – 2003-2012 (WST) & 2018 (NEW)
  5. Cory Paterson – 2007-2011 (NEW) & 2014 (WST)
  6. Jason Moodie – 1997-1999 (NEW) & 2004 & 2007 (WST)
  7. Keith Lulia – 2008-2011 (NEW) & 2014 (WST)
  8. Joel Edwards – 2010-2012 (NEW) & 2016-2017 (WST)
  9. Robbie Rochow – 2012-2016 (NEW) & 2018 (WST)
  10. Sauaso Sue – 2013-2018 (WST) & 2021-2022 (NEW)
  11. Joseph Leilua – 2013-2015 (NEW) & 2020-2021 (WST)
  12. Kevin Naiqama – 2010-2013 (NEW) & 2015-2018 (WST)
  13. Starford To’A – 2019-2021 (NEW) & 2022 (WST)

Head Coaching Records

Warren Ryan (NEW) – 2/2 (100%)
Danny Buderus (NEW) – 1/1 (100%)
Michael Maguire (WST) – 4/6 (66.7%)
Wayne Bennett (NEW) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Terry Lamb (WST) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Ivan Cleary (WST) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Tim Sheens (WST) – 7/12 (58.3%)
Michael Hagan (NEW) – 4/8 (50%)
Adam O’Brien (NEW) – 2/4 (50%)
Michael Potter (WST) – 1/2 (50%)
Rick Stone (NEW) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Nathan Brown (NEW) – 2/7 (28.6%)
Brian Smith (NEW) – 1/4 (25%)
Jason Taylor (WST) – 1/4 (25%)
Wayne Pearce (WST) – 0/2 (0%)

 

 

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