Elliott Whitehead was destructive in his first game in the unfamilar position of five-eighth, showing the skills and creative thinking that had him so highly regarded in the Super League. Whitehead racked up two try assists and two linebreak assists, while also making 40 tackles in a 90 minute performance.
Shaun Fensom showed he has bounced right back from his concussion in round two, ripping through 56 tackles in a typical Fensom performance.
1. Shannon Boyd 146m
2. Sia Soliola 140m
3. Paul Vaughan 111m
1. Shaun Fensom 56 tackles
2. Sia Soliola 43 tackles
3. Elliott Whitehead 40 tackles
1. Elliott Whitehead 2 try assists and 2 linebreak assists
2. Jordan Rapana 1 try assist and 1 linebreak assist
3. Sam Williams 1 linebreak assist
Second Phase Play:
1. Jack Wighton, Jarrod Croker, Jordan Rapana, Elliott Whitehead, Kurt Baptiste, Paul Vaughan 1 offload
In total, the Raiders registered 6 offloads whilst the Knights had 13
1. Jordan Rapana 1 linebreak and 4 tackle busts
2. Brenko Lee 1 linebreak and 3 tackle busts
3. Sia Soliola 1 linebreak
4. Jack Wighton 8 tackle busts
In total, the Raiders made 3 linebreaks whilst the Knights had 5
1. Sam Williams had 10 kicks for 271 metres
2. Josh Hodgson had 5 kicks for 140 metres
3. Jack Wighton had 3 kicks for 68 metres
The Raiders had 46% of possession compared to the Knights 54%
The Raiders completed 35 out of 40 sets for a completion rate of 87.5%, whilst the Knights had a completion rate of 71.1% (32/45).
The Raiders registered seven errors whilst the Knights also had seven.
Line Drop Outs:
The Raiders had four line dropouts whilst the Knights had two.
The Raiders missed 21 tackles, whilst the Knights missed 24.
The Raiders conceded nine penalties whilst the Knights conceded 11.
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