By the Numbers: Raiders v Sharks

Josh Hodgson was at his phenomenal best on Saturday in the Raiders magical victory over the Sharks. Hodgson tallied 40 tackles, 2 try assists, 1 linebreak assist, 2 offloads, 1 linebreak, 6 tackle busts and ran for 125 metres in the Raiders 30-14 win. 

Jarrod Croker added another 14 points to his haul for the season, leaving him just 6 points behind his previous seasons best, and only 15 points behind Clinton Schifcofske's club record of 245 points in a season.

The Sharks dominated possession at 56%, but the Raiders completed at a higher rate and made considerably lower errors and missed tackles.  

Metre Eaters

1.     Jarrod Croker - 140m

2.     Josh Hodgson - 125m

3.     Jordan Rapana - 117m

Top Tacklers

1.     Josh Hodgson - 40

2.     Elliott Whitehead - 33

3.     Luke Bateman - 29

Most Creative

1.     Josh Hodgson – 2 try assists, 1 linebreak assist

2.     Jack Wighton – 1 linebreak assist

Second Phase Play

1.     Joey Leilua - 3 offloads

2.     Josh Hodgson - 2 offloads

3.     Josh Papalii, Jack Wighton, Junior Paulo – 1 offload

Offloads

The Raiders registered 8 offloads, while the Sharks registered 5.

Damaging Runners

1.     Josh Hodgson – 1 linebreak, 6 tackle busts

2.     Blake Austin – 1 linebreak, 4 tackle busts

3.     Jack Wighton - 1 linebreak, 3 tackle busts

Line breaks

Both teams made 4 linebreaks.

Kick Metres

1.     Aidan Sezer had 9 kicks for 266 metres

2.     Josh Hodgson had 4 kicks for 83 metres

3.     Blake Austin had 2 kicks for 74 metres

Possession

The Raiders had 44% of possession, while the Sharks had 56%.

Completion Rate

The Raiders completed 26 of 33 (79%) sets. The Sharks completed 30 of 41 (73%) sets.

Errors

The Raiders made 8 errors, while the Sharks made 13.

Line Dropouts

The Raiders had 3 line dropouts, compared to 0 for the Sharks.

Missed Tackles

The Raiders missed 21 tackles, while the Sharks missed 36.

Penalties Conceded

The Raiders conceded 11 penalties, while the Sharks conceded 7.

*Statistics provided by ProZone Sports.

Post Match Coverage

Match Report

Match Highlights

Press Conference

Team Song

Gallery

In the Sheds: Elliott Whitehead

Play of the Week: Josh Hodgson