PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 10: Josh Addo-Carr of the Storm runs the ball during the round one NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm at Perth Stadium on March 10, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

Melbourne Storm speedster Josh Addo-Carr has set the fastest pace ever recorded in the NRL during his side’s round five clash with North Queensland.

The flyer reached an electrifying 38.5 km/hr, smashing his previous record of 37.8 km/hr in 2017, as measured by GPS data analysis.

Here are the top 10 max speeds players have recorded in 2019, courtesy of

1. Josh Addo-Carr – 38.5km/h (Round 5 v Cowboys)
2. Latrell Mitchell – 36.6km/h (Round 7 v Dragons)
3. Matthew Dufty – 36.5km/h (Round 4 v Knights)
4. Suliasa Vunivalu – 36.1km/h (Round 8 v Sharks)
5. Ryan Papenhuyzen – 35.8km/h (Round 10 v Wests Tigers)
6. James Tedesco – 35.7km/h (Round 7 v Dragons)
7. Jack Wighton – 35.6km/h (Round 8 v Panthers)
8. Kalyn Ponga – 35.5km/h (Round 10 v Dragons)
9. Edrick Lee – 35.3km/h (Round 1 v Sharks)
10. Corey Oates – 35.2km/h (Round 9 v Sea Eagles)

To compare to other codes, North Melbourne’s Majak Daw reached a top speed of 35.6 km/hr last year and Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale hit 36.9 km/hr.

Usain Bolt has put all before him to shame, clocking a world record of 44.72 km/hr as the fastest speed ever recorded by a human in 2009.

In celebration of Addo-Carr’s benchmark effort, NRL.comΒ have unveiled a Speedster Team, made up of the quickest players in the league.’s Speedster Team

1. James Tedesco
2. Suliasi Vunivalu
3. Latrell Mitchell
4. James Roberts
5. Josh Addo-Carr
6. Jack Wighton
7. Daly Cherry-Evans
8. Payne Haas
9. Jeremy Marshall-King
10. Tevita Pangai Jr
11. Boyd Cordner/Andrew Fifita
12. Coen Hess
13. Rhys Martin


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