Penrith 20 (B. Fittler, D. Willis, P. Clarke tries; G. Alexander 4 goals) defeated
Newcastle 6 (G. Miller try; M. Crequer goal) at Newcastle International Sports Centre, Sunday, August 5.

Scrums: Newcastle 7-4. Penalties: Newcastle 12-8.
Crowd: 30,054. Referee: Neil Almond. Halftime: Penrith 8-4.
Goalkickers: Gordon (Newcastle) 0/3, Crequer (Newcastle) 1/2, Alexander (Penrith) 4/7.

Newcastle Knights: Penrith Panthers:
1. Ashley Gordon 1. David Greene
2. Glenn Frendo 2. Alan McIndoe
3. Robbie McCormack 3. Brad Fittler
4. Jeff Doyle 4. Col Bentley
5. Glenn Miller 5. Paul Smith
6. Michael Hagan (c) 6. Brad Izzard
7. Steve Fulmer 7. Greg Alexander
8. Peter Johnston 8. Barry Walker
9. David Mullane 9. Royce Simmons (c)
10. Tony Butterfield 10. Paul Clarke
11. David Boyd 11. Chris Mortimer
12. Paul Marquet 12. John Cartwright
13. Marc Glanville 13. Colin Van der Voort
Replacements: Replacements:
Marty Crequer for Frendo Darren Willis for McIndoe
Sam Stewart for Johnston Steve Carter for Smith
Graham Settree for Marquet Joe Vitanza for Cartwright