By the Numbers: Raiders v Sea Eagles

Jack Wighton was back to his best on Friday night, scoring a wonderful try, setting up another two, making three linebreak assists and bringing the GIO Stadium crowd to their feet with a desperate try-saving tackle.

Junior Paulo was strong in his debut game in green, running for 128m and making 15 tackles in a 48 minute stint. Paulo also busted a game-high six tackles and found himself on highlight reels around the country for a destructive hit on Jamie Buhreh. 

Metre Eaters

  1. Jordan Rapana - 216m
  2. Joey Leilua - 163m
  3. Jack Wighton - 130m

Top Tacklers

  1. Elliot Whitehead - 34
  2. Josh Hodgson - 33
  3. Joseph Tapine - 27

Most Creative

  1. Jack Wighton – 2 try assists, 3 linebreak assists
  2. Joey Leilua – 1 try assist, 2 linebreak assists
  3. Josh Papalii, Aidan Sezer – 1 try assist

Second Phase Play

  1. Joey Leilua - 5 offloads
  2. Jack Wighton, Brenko Lee, Jordan Rapana, Josh Hodgson, Joseph Tapine – 1 offload

Offloads

The Raiders registered 10 offloads, while Manly registered 9.

Damaging Runners

  1. Josh Papalii – 2 linebreaks, 2 tackle busts
  2. Brenko Lee – 2 linebreaks, 1 tackle bust
  3. Josh Hodgson – 1 linebreak, 3 tackle busts

Line breaks

The Raiders tallied 6 linebreaks in comparison to Manly’s 4.

Kick Metres

  1. Aidan Sezer had 10 kicks for 245 metres
  2. Josh Hodgson had 2 kicks for 69 metres
  3. Jack Wighton had 1 kick for 0 metres

Possession

The Raiders had 51% of possession, while Manly had 49%.

Completion Rate

The Raiders completed 27 of 37 sets. Manly completed 28 of 34 sets.

Errors

The Raiders made 9 errors, while Manly made 6.

Line Dropouts

The Raiders had 1 line dropout, while Manly registered 2.

Missed Tackles

The Raiders missed 27 tackles, while Manly missed 34.

Penalties Conceded

The Raiders conceded 7 penalties, while Manly conceded 10.

*Statistics provided by ProZone Sports.

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