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Joseph Tapine announced himself as a future superstar on Sunday, with a stunning man of the match performance in the Raiders 32-20 win over the Bulldogs. Tapine scored two tries, made two linebreaks and busted five tackles in his best game in Raiders colours yet. 

Jarrod Croker continued his rich vein of form, running for 210 metres and busting four tackles. Sia Soliola was very strong in his return for injury, making 31 tackles, one linebreak and busting two tackles.

Metre Eaters

  1. Jarrod Croker - 210m
  2. Edrick Lee - 179m
  3. Jack Wighton - 141m

Top Tacklers

  1. Elliot Whitehead - 39
  2. Josh Hodgson - 37
  3. Sia Soliola - 31

Most Creative

  1. Jack Wighton, Blake Austin, Joey Leilua, Josh Hodgson - 1 try assist, 1 linebreak assist

Second Phase Play

  1. Joey Leilua - 5 offloads
  2. Aidan Sezer - 2 offloads
  3. Jordan Rapana, Blake Austin – 1 offload


The Raiders registered 9 offloads, while the Bulldogs registered 15.

Damaging Runners

  1. Joseph Tapine - 2 linebreaks, 5 tackle busts
  2. Joseph Leilua - 1 linebreak, 6 tackle busts
  3. Jordan Rapana, Edrick Lee - 1 linebreak, 4 tackle busts

Line breaks

The Raiders tallied 7 linebreaks in comparison to the Bulldogs 5.

Kick Metres

  1. Aidan Sezer had 14 kicks for 378 metres
  2. Blake Austin had 1 kicks for 19 metres
  3. Jarrod Croker had 1 kick for 0 metres


The Raiders had 48% of possession, while the Bulldogs had 52%.

Completion Rate

The Raiders completed 32 of 38 sets. The Bulldogs completed 27 of 34 sets.


The Raiders made 9 errors, while the Bulldogs made 7.

Line Dropouts

The Raiders had 1 line dropout while the Bulldogs also registered 1.

Missed Tackles

The Raiders missed 16 tackles, while the Bulldogs missed 36.

Penalties Conceded

The Raiders conceded 5 penalties, while the Bulldogs conceded 6.

*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.