Cessnock ended Kurri Kurri's four-year-hold on the Charity Shield in a gutsy second-half inspired by one of the smallest and one of the biggest players in the Newcastle RL competition.
The grandstand was packed and rocking when Cessnock ran in their third try of the night to end Kurri Kurri's four-year reign as Charity Shield champions.
A gutsy second half inspired by Nick Lawrence and Dan Metcalfe saw first grade beat the Bulldogs 18-10 and break a 21-all tie in results from the previous games on the day. Pictures: Michael Hartshorn
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