LISMORE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 27: Patrick Herbert of the Titans gestures during the NRL Trial Match between the Gold Coast Titans and the New Zealand Warriors at Oaks Oval on February 27, 2021 in Lismore, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Set up a try for Alex Johnston in the first half before turning it on in the second half with a try of his own in the 50th minute before crossing for a double with five minutes to go.

Added to his incredible try-scoring tally for the season with another double.

Scored two tries and was credited with a try save as the former Warrior finds himself at home on the Gold Coast.

Was exceptional defensively, completing 25 tackles. In terms of attacking play, the 21-year-old ran for 120 metres with ball-in-hand and kicked five goals from as many attempts.

Topped the contest with metres gained (254) and tackle-breaks (6).

Man of the Match against Canberra but somehow failed to pick up a single Dally M vote. Scored a try and set up another in Penrith's 20-point victory.

The 18-year-old has hit the ground running following his impressive NRL debut last week. Set up three tries and scored one of his own in the Roosters' come from behind victory against Cronulla.

Scored a try, completed 26 tackles (0 misses) and ran for over 150 metres with ball-in-hand.

Returned from injury with immediate impact. Set up a try and completed 38 tackles in his 50-minute stint.

Starting from the bench, Waerea-Hargreaves was the best forward on the field in his 40-minute performance. Ran for 217 metres and completed 26 tackles.

On the wrong side of the scoreboard but was one of the best on field. Scored a try, completed 42 tackles and ran for 141 run metres.

Scored a hattrick of tries against a tiring Newcastle pack. Finished the contest with eight tackle breaks, two offloads and 168 running metres.

Set up a try, broke five tackles breaks and recorded an offload on his way to 192 run metres.


14. Ryan Papenhuyzen (Melbourne Storm) 

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

16. Viliame Kikau (Penrith Panthers) 

17. AJ Brimson (Gold Coast Titans) 


  1. Papenhuyzen on the bench??? what a waste of space this article is every week, its as bad as the Dally M judges.

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