The Key Numbers from Knights Clash
Sam Kasiano was the hero for the Bulldogs in Sunday's 28-14 win over the Knights with an all-important charge down to help set up Moses Mbye's 55th minute game-breaking try.
The Knights' 14-point loss handed the Novocastrians a piece of unwanted history, with the result making it a club record 14 straight defeats.
The win means the Bulldogs jump into the top four on the NRL Telstra Premiership ladder thansk to the Wests Tigers defeating the Cowboys on Sunday afternoon.
THERE will be no love lost when they Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs clash with the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium.
The key stats are below!
STATISTICS | v KNIGHTS, HUNTER STADIUM | WIN 28-14
Penalties | Bulldogs 3, Knights 5.
Completions | Bulldogs 31/38 (81.6%), Knights 25/32 (78.1%).
Total runs | Bulldogs 183, Knights 153.
Metres gained | Bulldogs 1535m, Knights 1195m.
Line dropouts| Bulldogs 2, Knights 3.
Line breaks | Bulldogs 5, Knights 1.
Tackle breaks | Bulldogs 38, Knights 19.
Kicks (kicking metres) | Bulldogs 19 (458m), Knights 23 (608m).
Kick return metres | Bulldogs 161m, Knights 151m.
Tackles Made | Bulldogs 283, Knights 331.
Missed tackles | Bulldogs 19, Knights 38.
Offloads | Bulldogs 15, Knights 17.
Errors | Bulldogs 7, Knights 9.
Runs | Bulldogs: Klemmer 25, Tolman 20, Hopoate 19. Knights: Gagai 17, Mamo 17, Pauli 13.
Metres gained | Bulldogs: Klemmer 214m, Tolman 175m, Hopoate 146m. Knights: Mamo 139m, Pauli 133m, Gagai 125m.
Tackles made | Bulldogs: Lichaa 35, Tolman 31, Graham 29. Knights: Sims 45, Smith 34, Mataora 34.
Missed tackles | Bulldogs: Graham 3, Jackson 3, Mbye 2. Knights: Adams 6, Smith 4, Sims 4.
Tackle breaks | Bulldogs: B.Morris 7, Klemmer 4, J.Morris 4. Knights: Pauli 5, Ross 3, Gagai 3.
Offloads | Bulldogs: B.Morris 3, RFM 3, Mbye 2. Knights: Mata’utia 4, Elliot 3, Sims 2.