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Thunderbolts fall to Knights

Newcastle Knights d Victoria Thunderbolts 46-10

The U18 Victoria Thunderbolts remain winless after a round four loss to the Newcastle Knights at Casey Fields on Saturday.

As temperatures soared to 34 degrees, both teams were locked in a tight arm wrestle to start the game.

Newcastle crossed for their first try in the 14th minute and scored another four in a 19-minute period to lead 28-0 at halftime.

The Thunderbolts put on a better display in the second half, crossing for two tries, however the relentless Knights side scored another three for a convincing 46-10 win.

The Thunderbolts remain winless heading into the bye in Round 5.

Newcastle Knights 46

Tries: Ryan Potts 2, Mitchell Black 2, Cooper Jenkins, Kobe Davies, Okusitino Lui, Mitchell Black, Max Buderus

Conversions: Max Buderus 7

Victoria Thunderbolts 10

Tries: Dean Ieremia, Xaviour Taufa

Conversions: Jared Nauma


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