The North Sydney Bears will have the distinction of hosting the only Knock On Effect NSW Cup match this round as they return to North Sydney Oval to take on fellow foundation club the Western Suburbs Magpies on Thursday night at 7:30pm.
|Date:||Thursday 13 May|
|Venue:||North Sydney Oval|
|North Sydney Bears vs Western Suburbs Magpies Knock On Effect NSW Cup kick-off:||7:30pm|
|Date:||Friday 14 May|
|Sydney Roosters vs Wests Tigers Jersey Flegg Cup kick-off:||6:00pm|
As Magic Round is set to light up the NRL, the majority of The Knock-On Effect NSW Cup, as well as the entire Harvey Norman Women's Premiership will enjoy the bye this weekend, while the and Sydney Roosters Jersey Flegg side will use the week as a catch up after their Round 2 match against the Wests Tigers was postponed due to a washout.
North Sydney will be looking to back up their Round 2 win against the Magpies on Thursday night, which is bound to be a blockbuster at the Bears' spiritual ground as two top-four clubs go head-to-head.
The Sydney Roosters Jersey Flegg will be looking to continue their winning run after claiming a thrilling comeback against the Parramatta Eels in Round 9, as they take on the Wests Tigers this Friday at 6pm at Leichhardt Oval.
The North Sydney Bears Knock On Effect NSW Cup side to play this Thursday is as follows:
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The Sydney Roosters Jersey Flegg Cup side to play this Friday is as follows: