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Josh Papalii season review

It was a mixed year for Raiders forward Josh Papalii.

The popular prop achieved success in this years State of Origin series with another victory for Queensland however with the Raiders missing out on the NRL finals it proved to be a mixed season.

Papalii has proved to be a powerhouse in the Raiders lineup and he averaged just under 140 running metres per game from an averge of 14 runs per match.

The Logan Brothers junior made over 225 running metres whilst bagging a try in the green machine's comprehensive 46-6 win over the Wests Tigers at GIO Stadium in round 3.

Papalii on average also made just under 25 tackles per game as well as providing four try assists and seven line breaks for the season.

Papalii served a suspension for a hit on Josh Dugan in the Raiders golden pint victory over the Dragons but the Queensland State of Origin representative returned to the Raiders side to inspire them to an impressive victory against the Cronulla Sharks at Remondis Stadium in Rd 22. Papalii grabbed the Raiders first try of the night in what was a convincing 30-12 win.