Tore the Cowboys defensive lines to shreds on Friday night. Scored a brilliant solo try, turning representative star Michael Morgan inside out, later setting up a try of his own before laying on two-line break assists.
2018 continues to be the breakout season for South Sydney outside back Robert Jennings. Scored an astonishing four tries, broke eight tackles and recorded three line breaks in an impressive 42-24 victory over the Parramatta Eels.
- Greg Inglis (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Failed to find himself on the try scorers list this past Thursday night but was still as dangerous as ever in attacking territory, contributing three try assists and two line-break assists.
- Brenko Lee (Gold Coast Titans)
Had a point to prove against his former team and did so in dramatic fashion. Broke a mammoth eight tackles on his way to 200 run metres, recorded two line-break assists and two offloads in what was the 22-year-old’s best game of the season to date.
- Corey Oates (Brisbane Broncos)
Scored what was the try of the season in what turned out to be another controversial victory for his Brisbane Broncos side.
For the second week in a row, Cameron Munster finds himself in the Team of the Week, only this time around, he had an even better performance than his last. Recorded two try assists, six tackle breaks, three offloads and 25 tackles in a brilliant individual effort.
- Ashley Taylor (Gold Coast Titans)
Led the Gold Coast to a 22-point victory over the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs with three try assists and a calculated kicking game.
- Ryan James (Gold Coast Titans)
Another player who remains in the Team of the Week after backing up from last weeks strong effort. Scored another try, completed 51 tackles and ran for 130 metres with ball in hand.
- Josh Hodgson (Canberra Raiders)
His first game in close to 12 months and this tough Englishmen didn’t miss a beat. Was as influential as he’s ever been and proved again just how much the Canberra Raiders missed him during his absence. Recorded two try assists in his 50-minute stint.
Perhaps his best game since Easts 2013 premiership winning season. Played the full 80 minutes in a performance which saw him cement his spot in New Zealand’s test side against England in Denver next weekend. Completed 40 tackles and contributed 250 metres of go forward to his side.
Another player who this week turned in his best performance of the 2018 season. Scored a try, recorded two line breaks, set up a try of his own, completed 37 tackles and ran for over 100 metres with ball in hand.
- Tohu Harris (New Zealand Warriors)
Continues to prove that Ex-Melbourne players can succeed away from the tutelage of Craig Bellamy and co. Was as busy as usual, running for 109 metres, completing 45 tackles and breaking through five of the oppositions attempts.
Fired for an underperforming Cowboys side who suffered their eleventh loss of the season. Once again ran for over 200 running metres, finished the contest with 37 tackles along with eight tackle breaks and recorded two offloads in an 80-minute performance.
- Joseph Tapine (Canberra Raiders)
- Kyle Feldt (North Queensland Cowboys)
- Blake Ferguson (Sydney Roosters)
- Joseph Leilua (Canberra Raiders)