WINS | [1974] Round 11: Penrith 9 Newtown 5

Sunday 9th June at Penrith Park

Penrith 9 – Tries: Klein (1); Goals: Walton (3) | Newtown 5


Newtown scored the first points to lead 3-0 after just two minutes.

However, two penalty conversions in the 15th and then 22nd minutes to Reg Walton had the Panthers edge ahead 4-3, before Newtown edged ahead again on the 30-minute mark with a penalty conversion to lead 5-4.

A try to John Klein with four minutes left in the first half and converted by Walton gave the hosts a 9-5 lead heading to the half time break.

In a scoreless second half, the Panthers defence remained resolute as they held on for victory.


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