Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Moylan Leads Penrith Back from the Dead to Win

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Moylan Leads Penrith Back from the Dead to Win

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PENRITH skipper Matt Moylan led the way with two tries after the Panthers suffered two injuries and were down by 14 points at half-time.

Having lost playmakers Peter Wallace (groin strain) and Bryce Cartwright (lower leg) to injury, the Panthers produced a stunning 30-20 upset over Newcastle yesterday.

It was yet another cruel blow for the Novocastrians who were without star winger Nathan Ross after Knights coach Nathan Brown axed the cult hero for airing his contract grievances publicly.

Despite losing Josh Starling to a wrist injury during the warm-up, the Knights started in fine form.

After a stirring pre-game speech from Mark Hughes, a club legend and the man behind Beanie For Brain Cancer round, the home team scored first after a bullocking run from Sione Mata'utia.

The skipper offloaded to Jaelen Feeney who popped it up to Brock Lamb to score the try.

Conceding a penalty after letting in a try, the Panthers were on the ropes and things got worse a minute later when Daniel Saifiti slid under the posts courtesy of a tip-on from his brother Jacob. …

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