Match Report – Robbie Farah the Key to Intrust Super Premiership Win over the Knights

Image: Intrust Super Premiership [Open Age] | Round 5 | Newcastle Vs North Sydney | McDonald Jones Stadium | 07/04/2018. Photo Steve Little.

Young North Sydney centre Campbell Graham has scored three tries in the Clubs first win of 2018 in the Intrust Super Premiership against the Knights at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle.

In a match that featured classic Robbie Farah touches, with an astute kicking game and selective passing, the Bears dominated the first half against the Knights, with a 22-0 lead at halftime.

Farah was instrumental in guiding the Bears around the park, consistently turning the Knights around and keeping the Bears on the front foot, and played the full 80 minutes after being unable to train during the week due to illness.

The Bears showed maturity and clinical precision to beat the Knights, with only 4 handling errors in the first half.

Defence wins matches, and the Bears were ruthless in defence and were able to contain the Knights attack, limiting them to only 10 points during the match.

This Saturday is the Bears first home game. North Sydney Oval will host all three grades [Intrust Super, Harvey Norman Women’s & Jersey Flegg] with the ‘Jason Taylor Cup’ to be contested between the Bears and the Western Suburbs Magpies.

NORTH SYDNEY BEARS 28 (tries: Campbell Graham 3, Connor Tracey, Jacob Gagan, conversions: Dean Hawkins 4),
defeated NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS 10 (tries: Tom Starling, Jacob Saifiti, conversion: Jack Cogger).
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