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Competition - NRL
Round - Round 08
Teams Ð Raiders V Tigers
Date Ð 23rd of April 2016
Venue Ð Canberra Stadium, Canberra
Photographer Ð Mark Nolan
Description Ð

Jordan Rapana and Joseph Leilua were at their devastating best during Saturday’s comprehensive win over the Wests Tigers.

Four was the magic number for Rapana, registering four tries and four linebreaks as he ran for 191 metres. Leilua was lethal in creating second phase options, amassing six offloads to go with two try assists, and three linebreak assists.

Clay Priest enjoyed his first stint in the NRL, running for 94 metres and making 12 tackles in his 27 minutes on the paddock.

Metre Eaters

  1. Jordan Rapana – 191m
  2. Jack Wighton – 185m
  3. Paul Vaughan – 177m

Top Tacklers

  1. Shaun Fensom – 45
  2. Elliott Whitehead – 32
  3. Paul Vaughan – 26

Most Creative

  1. Josh Hodgson – 3 try assists, 4 linebreak assists
  2. Joseph Leilua – 2 try assists, 3 linebreak assists
  3. Elliott Whitehead – 1 try assist, 1 linebreak assist

Second Phase Play

  1. Joseph Leilua – 6 offloads
  2. Josh Hodgson – 2 offloads
  3. Aidan Sezer, Paul Vaughan, Elliott Whitehead – 1 offload


The Raiders registered 11 offloads, while the Tigers registered one.

Damaging Runners

  1. Jordan Rapana – 4 linebreaks, 6 tackle busts
  2. Elliott Whitehead – 2 linebreaks, 5 tackle busts
  3. Paul Vaughan – 1 linebreak, 5 tackle busts


The Raiders tallied 11 linebreaks in comparison with the Tigers’ 2.

Kick Metres

  1. Josh Hodgson had 5 kicks for 132 metres
  2. Sam Williams had 4 kicks for 121 metres
  3. Aidan Sezer had 5 kicks for 112 metres


The Raiders had 57% of possession, while the Tigers had 43%.

Completion Rate

The Raiders completed 38 of 44 sets with a completion rate of 86.4%. The Tigers completed 23 of 28 sets with a completion rate of 82.1%.


The Raiders made 4 errors, whilst the Tigers made 7.

Line Dropouts

The Raiders had 2 line dropouts, whilst the Tigers registered 3.

Missed Tackles

The Raiders missed 22 tackles, with the visitors missing 35.

Penalties Conceded

The Raiders conceded 7 penalties, whilst the Tigers conceded 9.

*Statistics provided by ProZone Sports.


Acknowledgement of Country

Canberra Raiders respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.