Pearce pass ‘out of this world’
If we suspicion Mitchell Pearce’s matchwinning Origin pass was good, wait until we see this pinpoint square of comprehensive perfection
Still on a high from his emancipation act on Wednesday night, Pearce was on glow early in Newcastle’s 20-14 better opposite a Bulldogs, lofting a pleasing pass that cut out 3 teammates and landed on a chest of Shaun Kenny-Dowall for a initial points of a game.
“The gorilla off a back, what a pass this is,” a Fox Sports commentator said. “Out of this world. The delivery. The execution. It is pinpoint correctness on a chest to Shaun Kenny-Dowall.”
But a Knights imploded as Canterbury carried themselves off a bottom of a NRL ladder with a rousing come-from-behind win.
A week after upsetting top-four fancies Cronulla, Dean Pay’s side showed genuine heart as they came from 8-nil down to measure 20 points in 14 mins in a second half for only their fifth win of a season.
The Knights mislaid control of a compare and are expected to find themselves on a corner of a tip 8 by a finish of a weekend.