NSW CAS: Knox hold off fast finishing Waverley to claim crucial opening round away win

Knox held off a fast finishing Waverley outfit and claimed an impressive 32-28 victory at Queens Park in the opening round of the 2019 CAS season.  The visitors led 26-11 in the second half, before Waverley scored three back to back tries to reduce the deficit to four points with time to play.  Led by their tireless backrow, Knox defended desperately as Waverley searched for the match winner and eventually caused a knock on to seal a memorable win.  “It was an arm wrestle but we were able to hold on in the end,” Knox coach Tai Glassie told Rugby News.  “It’s never easy to win out at Queens Park, that’s the first time we have since 2015.” While Knox led from the third minute and by as many as 15 points in the second half, Glassie said he always expected Waverley to fight back in front of a vocal home crowd.  “Rugby’s all about dominating the key moments and we took our chances early on and got ahead but then they had the momentum in the second half
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