What was Wests Tigers' best victory over Newcastle?

What is your all time favourite Wests Tigers victory over the Newcastle Knights?


As we head in to this Mondays first round match up against the Novocastrians, we take a trip down memory lane. We have compiled four of our most memorable victories against the Knights and we want you, our Members and fans to vote for your favourite.


Vote for your favourite moment in the poll to the right of the page.





Game 1: Wests Tigers 17 defeated Newcastle Knights 16 (Golden point) at Leichhardt Oval, Round 13 2011.


Robbie Farah quickly turned from villain to hero in this golden point thriller at Allianz Stadium.


With the Knights leading 16-10 late in the match, Liam Fulton crossed to equal the score following Akuila Uates spear tackle on debutant Tim Simona which put the Wests Tigers deep on the attack.


Both sides had their chances to slot field goals in the extra time period, especially when Farah sent a 40/20 attempt out on the full to give the Knights prime position.


However Knights captain Kurt Gidley was unable to send the one-pointer over and after seven minutes of over-time, Farah landed an extraordinary field goal out of dummy-half to give the Wests Tigers a memorable win.


Game 2: Wests Tigers 26 defeated Newcastle Knights 24 at Campbelltown Stadium, Round 7 2009.


Benji Marshall starred in what was one of the great come from behind victories in Wests Tigers history, with Knights leading 24-10 after 60 minutes.


The Knights led 18-6 going in to half time, with the Wests Tigers firing up at half time and being cheered on by a passionate Campbelltown crowd.


Marshall put on a master-class, setting up two tries and kicking the match-winning goal despite battling the flu and carrying a corked thigh.


Centre Dean Collis crossed the line for a hat-trick in the thrilling victory.


Game 3: Wests Tigers 52 defeated Newcastle Knights 12 at Campbelltown Sports Stadium, Round 20 2003.


The Wests Tigers thumped the Knights in what was the debut of one of the clubs current stars, Benji Marshall.


Marshall came off the bench in the thrashing of Newcastle, who were without captain Andrew Johns due to injury.


John Wilson scored a hat-trick, while Daniel Fitzhenry and Lincoln Withers crossed the line for doubles.


It was no doubt the highlight of the 2003 season, with the club finishing 13th on the ladder.


Game 4: Wests Tigers 36 defeated Newcastle Knights 32 at Campbelltown Sports Stadium, Round 23 2001.


This upset victory against the eventual Premiers is one that will stick in the back of the minds of all Wests Tigers fans.


Down 24-0 after just 20 minutes, the Wests Tigers fought back despite being down 32-12 late in the game following a Ben Kennedy three-try haul.


Four quick tries in the final 25 minutes to Owen Craigie, Ben Galea, Joel Caine and the match winner to Kevin McGuiness saw the home side take the points in a thrilling victory.


Hometown hero McGuiness scored the winner in front of a delighted Campbelltown crowd on his return from long-term suspension.