Saturday's victory for North Queensland gave some vital experience for the Cowboys' young guns and another case of close but no cigar for the Knights.
A strong second-half showing from the North Queensland Cowboys helped them to a 24-12 win over the Newcastle Knights on Saturday night.
The North Queensland Cowboys and Newcastle Knights have confirmed their 17-man line-ups ahead of their Round 8 Telstra Premiership clash.
It's been 604 days since the Knights have put two wins on the board in a season after only managing to conjure up one victory in 2016.
Massive scores across the board led to some huge NRL Fantasy numbers but there is still plenty of value to be had, with some genuine guns at rock-bottom prices.
The Cowboys host the Knights at 1300SMILES Stadium, and injuries have opened the door for a potential upset in Townsville on Saturday night.
The players to watch and predicted results for Round 8 of the National Youth Competition.
The official team lists for all 16 clubs ahead of Round 8 of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season.
The Roosters showed they are still a force in 2017 following a polished 24-6 win over a plucky Newcastle side on Good Friday.
The Roosters have returned to winning ways, recording a solid victory over a resilient Knights outfit at McDonald Jones Stadium on Friday night.