SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 25: Shaun Johnson of the Sharks is tackled during the round 19 NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the North Queensland Cowboys at Shark Park on July 25, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
  1. Anthony Milford (Brisbane Broncos)

Continues to make the fullback jersey his own, recording a try and a try assist in the Queensland Derby between the Broncos and Titans.

  1. Maika Sivo (Parramatta Eels)

Albeit controversial, Maika Sivo played a key role in Parramatta’s tight win over the Warriors. Scored a try and set up another in another impressive performance for the rookie winger.

  1. Kotoni Staggs (Brisbane Broncos)

Has come into his own over the past fortnight of footy. Backed up a double last week against the Bulldogs with another two-try haul against the Titans.

  1. Bronson Xerri (Cronulla Sharks)

Scored the match-winner against the Cowboys as he continues to look a more exciting prospect with each passing game.

  1. Dane Gagai (South Sydney Rabbitohs)

Bagged a double in South Sydney’s nail-biting win over St. George Illawarra which literally went down to the wire.

  1. Shaun Johnson (Cronulla Sharks)

After a poor string of performances, star half Shaun Johnson returned to form with a man of the match performance. Recorded two try assists and three line-break assists.

  1. Daly Cherry-Evans (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)

Cemented his position as Queensland’s premiere half with his match-winning field goal against premiership powerhouse, Melbourne Storm.

  1. Payne Haas (Brisbane Broncos)

Earns selection yet again with another performance which saw him run for over 200 metres with ball in hand.

  1. Manese Fainu (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)

In a tough 90-minute performance, the rising Manly rake completed 50 tackles and ran for 130 run metres from dummy-half.

  1. Matthew Lodge (Brisbane Broncos)

Scored a try, broke 11 tackles and ran for 160 run metres.

  1. John Bateman (Canberra Raiders)

The best backrower in the competition? Scored a try, ran for 165 metres with ball in hand and completed over 40 tackles.

  1. Luke Garner (Wests Tigers)

Returned to the starting line-up for the first time since Round 8 in impressive fashion. Ran for 107 run metres, completed over 30 tackles, recorded three offloads and a try assist.

  1. Paul Gallen (Cronulla Sharks)

The 36-year-old wound back the clock a few years to produce his best performance since the 2016 Grand Final. Rivalling his counterpart Jason Taumalolo, Gallen produced monstrous numbers. He finished the game with 240 run metres, 37 tackles and an offload.

Interchange:

  1. Jake Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  2. Robbie Farah (Wests Tigers)
  3. Corey Oates (Brisbane Broncos)
  4. Jack Wighton (Canberra Raiders)

18th Man: Victor Radley (Sydney Roosters)

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