Jack Wighton  : Digital Image by Charles Knight copyright © NRLphotos. NRL Rugby League, North Queensland Cowboys v Canberra Raiders at 1300 Stadium, Townsville, August 1st, 2015.

By the Numbers: Raiders v Cowboys

Metre Eaters:

1. Jack Wighton 176 metres 

2. Josh Papalii 124 metres

3. Shaun Fensom 108 metres

Top Tacklers:

1. Shaun Fensom 54 tackles

2. Shannon Boyd 37 tackles

3. Kurt Baptiste 30 tackles

Most Creative:

1. Jack Wighton 2 try assists and 3 line break assists

2. Sia Soliola 1 try assist and 1 line break assist

Second Phase Play:

1. David Shillington and Josh Papalii 2 offloads

2. Jordan Rapana, Frank-Paul Nuuausala, Josh Hodgson and Paul Vaughan 1 offload

Offloads:

In total, the Raiders registered 8 offloads whilst the Cowboys got the ball away on 6 occaisions.

Damaging Runners:

1. Josh Papalii 1 line break and 5 tackle busts

2. Jack Wighton 1 line break and 4 tackle busts

3. Jarrod Croker 1 line break and 2 tackle busts

Line Breaks:

Both sides registered 6 line breaks.

Kick Metres:

1. Sam Williams 13 kicks for 304 metres

2. Blake Austin 4 kicks for 115 metres

3. Josh Hodgson 2 kicks for 91 metres, including 1 40/20

Possession Rate:

The Cowboys enjoyed 58% of possession.

Completion Rate:

The Raiders completed 29 out of 37 sets for a completion rate of 78.4%, whilst the Cowboys had a completion rate of 68.4% (26/38).

Errors:

The Raiders registered 8 errors whilst the Cowboys registered 12.

Line Drop Outs:

The Raiders were forced to perform 4 line drop outs, whilst the Cowboys were forced into two line drop outs.

Missed Tackles:

The Raiders missed 18 tackles, whilst the Cowboys missed 20.

Penalties Conceded:

The Raiders conceded 8 penalties, whilst the Cowboys conceded 7.

Reports:

Edrick Lee was placed on report for a trip on Cowboys centre Justin O’Neil and Blake Austin was placed on report for a lifting tackle on Gavin Cooper.

*Statistics provided by ProZone Sports.