NRL HIGHLIGHTS | ROUND 16 | KNIGHTS V WARRIORS

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The Warriors have scored a nail-biting win over the Knights in Round 16 of the NRL on Saturday night.

Just over 12,000 fans were on hand at McDonald Jones Stadium for the see-sawing match, which saw a late try to the Warriors’ Sam Lisone secure a four point win.

The Knights were without origin stars Mitchell Pearce, David Klemmer, and Daniel Saifti, while Kalyn Ponga is was still nursing a calf injury.

It was the home side who hit the front early thanks to a penalty, before Sione Mata’utia crossed to make the score 8-2.

By half-time, the depleted Knights led by 10-points, only for a second half comeback from the Warriors, which included three tries in 12-minutes left the game on a knifes-edge.

The final score was 24-20.

The match wasn’t without controversy, with a number of decisions from the officials leaving viewers and commentators perplexed.

The result leaves the Knights fifth on the ladder.