The reserve grade Newcastle Knights were defeated by the Newtown Jets in their Round 2 match played a Cessnock Sportsground on Saturday.
The Knights trailed the Jets 14-6 at halftime and were unable to fight back in the second half despite tries to Will Pearsall and James Elias.
Newcastle Knights: 20 (T: Yates, Uta, Pearsall, Elias ; G: Donovan 2/4)
Newtown Jets: 28
19. Sam Cook, 2. Ken Tofilau, 3. Jacob Gagai, 1. Bryce Donovan, 5. Mao Uta, 6. Danny Kerr, 7. Will Pearsall, 8. Josh King, 9. Krys Freeman, 16. Michael Steele, 15. Brett Jarrett, 12. Tekina Vailea, 13. Luke Yates. Interchange: 4. James Elias, Tama Koopu, 17. Uiti Baker, 27. Robert Mason.