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04 Aug 2022
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Jonah Baker 04 Aug 2022
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Jock Madden has scored 2 tries in his last 3 games (Getty)

Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights Tips


Newcastle are in poor form and can’t be backed anytime soon. Wests Tigers should be too good in Campbelltown with Jock Madden leading the way.
  • Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights Tips
  • Head to Head
  • Wests Tigers Form
  • Wests Tigers Team News
  • Wests Tigers Team List
  • Newcastle Knights Form
  • Newcastle Knights Team News
  • Newcastle Knights Team List
  • Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights FAQs

  • Wests Tigers won 32-18 in Brisbane last week
  • Wests Tigers’ Jock Madden has scored 2 tries in his last 3 games.
  • Newcastle have lost their last 4 games.

Head to Head


Wests Tigers have a 17-16 advantage against the Newcastle.

Wests Tigers Form


Wests recently lost seven straight games.

Brett Kimmorley’s side kept it close against Parramatta (28-20) and Penrith (18-16) before a ridiculous 27-26 defeat in North Queensland due to a refereeing debacle.

The Tigers bounced back strong last week, winning 32-18 in Brisbane, scoring 20-6 points in the second half.

Wests Tigers Team News


Jackson Hastings (ankle) is out for the year with Fonua Pole starting at lock. 

Tom Freebairn will make his NRL debut off the interchange at the age of 27.

Luke Garner (neck) and Tommy Talau (knee) could return next week with Luke Brooks (calf) and Stefano Utoikamanu (wrist) out until Round 24.

Shawn Blore (ACL) and Alex Twal (concussion) are gone for the season.

Wests Tigers Team List


1. Daine Laurie
2. Brent Naden
3. Starford To'a
4. Asu Kepaoa
5. Ken Maumalo 
6. Adam Doueihi
7. Jock Madden 
8. James Tamou
9. Fa'amanu Brown
10. Joe Ofahengaue
11. Alex Seyfarth 
12. Kelma Tuilagi
13. Fonua Pole

Interchange

14. Zane Musgrove 
15. Austin Dias  
16. Tom Freebairn 
17. Tyrone Peachey 

Reserves

18. Junior Tupou 
19. Jake Simpkin 
20. Bradon Tumeth 
21. James Roberts 
22. Justin Matamua

Newcastle Knights Form


Newcastle have lost their last four games.

Playing at home has not helped them this season, losing seven of their last eight at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Adam O'Brien’s side lost 40-28 against South Sydney, 42-12 in Manly and 42-12 against the Roosters.

The Knights lost 24-10 against Canterbury last week, missing 36 tackles and making 12 errors.

Newcastle Knights Team News


Bradman Best returns in the centres with Simi Sasagi on the bench. Kurt Mann (quad) has been named in the reserves.

David Klemmer is out for disciplinary reasons which sees the Saifiti brothers line-up in the front row.

Lachlan Fitzgibbon (shoulder), Kalyn Ponga (HIA), Bailey Hodgson (elbow), Dylan Lucas (pectoral) and Chris Vea'ila (leg) are unlikely to play again this season.

Newcastle Knights Team List


1. Tex Hoy
2. Enari Tuala
3. Dane Gagai
4. Bradman Best
5. Dominic Young
6. Anthony Milford
7. Jake Clifford
8. Jacob Saifiti
9. Jayden Brailey 
10. Daniel Saifiti
11. Tyson Frizell
12. Brodie Jones
13. Mitch Barnett 

Interchange

14. Phoenix Crossland
15. Simi Sasagi
16. Pasami Saulo
17. Mat Croker 

Reserves

18. Jack Johns
19. Jirah Momoisea
20. Adam Clune
21. Kurt Mann 
22. Hymel Hunt

Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights FAQs

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What time does Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights start?

The Round 21 clash is being played at Campbelltown Stadium (16:05 AEST)

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Verdict

Newcastle have lost four straight games, conceding 148 points in the process. Wests Tigers can win in Campbelltown with Jock Madden crossing for another try.

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