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.
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- Jordan Rapana – 191m
- Jack Wighton – 185m
- Paul Vaughan – 177m
- Shaun Fensom – 45
- Elliott Whitehead – 32
- Paul Vaughan – 26
- Josh Hodgson – 3 try assists, 4 linebreak assists
- Joseph Leilua – 2 try assists, 3 linebreak assists
- Elliott Whitehead – 1 try assist, 1 linebreak assist
Second Phase Play
- Joseph Leilua – 6 offloads
- Josh Hodgson – 2 offloads
- Aidan Sezer, Paul Vaughan, Elliott Whitehead – 1 offload
The Raiders registered 11 offloads, while the Tigers registered one.
- Jordan Rapana – 4 linebreaks, 6 tackle busts
- Elliott Whitehead – 2 linebreaks, 5 tackle busts
- Paul Vaughan – 1 linebreak, 5 tackle busts
The Raiders tallied 11 linebreaks in comparison with the Tigers’ 2.
- Josh Hodgson had 5 kicks for 132 metres
- Sam Williams had 4 kicks for 121 metres
- Aidan Sezer had 5 kicks for 112 metres
The Raiders had 57% of possession, while the Tigers had 43%.
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.
The Raiders had 2 line dropouts, whilst the Tigers registered 3.
The Raiders missed 22 tackles, with the visitors missing 35.
The Raiders conceded 7 penalties, whilst the Tigers conceded 9.
*Statistics provided by ProZone Sports.
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