New Zealand
Warriors
26
Newcastle
Knights
22
FULLTIME
2017-03-05T03:00:00Z
Mt Smart Stadium

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Team Stats


Scoring Plays

Warriors   Knights
5 Tries 4
3 Conversions 2
0 Penalty Goals 1
0 Field Goals 0

Attack

Warriors   Knights
167 All Runs 172
1,683 All Run Metres 1,385
8 Line Breaks 3
4 Offloads 10

Defense

Warriors   Knights
406 Kick Metres 455
0 40/20 1
309 Tackles 357
19 Missed Tackles 24

Discipline

Warriors   Knights
6 Penalties Conceded 3
11 Errors 11
0 Sin Bin 0
0 Send Offs 0

Player Stats

Summary

Three Things You Should Know

  • The Warriors survived to steal a 26-22 win at home over the Knights.
  • The Knights recovered from a 20-8 half-time deficit to lead 22-20 with 10 minutes to go but couldn’t hold on, succumbing to their 19th straight loss.
  • David Fusitua scored a stunning first-half hat-trick for the home side.

New Zealand Warriors 26 (David Fusitu’a 3, Solomone Kata, Ryan Hoffman tries; Shaun Johnson 2, Issac Luke 1 goals) defeated Newcastle Knights 22 (Peter Mata’utia, Jack Stockwell, Nathan Ross x2 tries; Trent Hodkinson 3 goals) at Mount Smart Stadium. Half-time: 20-8. Crowd: 13,712.