1. Billy Slater (Melbourne Storm)
Was as influential as ever in his best performance of season 2018 to date with two tries.
2. Josh Addo-Carr (Melbourne Storm)
Was next to unstoppable in a dominant display which saw him snag a double, set another up and made four tackle busts.
3. Greg Inglis (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
In his best game to date since his recovery from a torn ACL suffered in Round One of last season, Inglis ran for a mammoth 183 running metres, scored a try and broke a handful of tackles.
4. Ben Hampton (North Queensland Cowboys)
Has found a home for himself in the centres for North Queensland. Scored a try, set up another, broke the line twice and ran for 124 metres in an impressive performance.
5. Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Newcastle Knights)
Scored the match-winner in a thrilling contest against the Wests Tigers. Was also impressive with ball in hand, running for 200 metres and breaking 11 tackles. Opposite winger; Ken Sio, also performed well with a hattrick of his own.
6. Blake Green (New Zealand Warriors)
Combined well with halves partner Mason Lino in the absence of Shaun Johnson. Again, his exceptional kicking game was on display, kicked for near a half kilometres worth of distance and forced a dropout along with his two try assists.
7. Mitchell Moses (Parramatta Eels)
Set up Parramatta’s first try of the afternoon with a classy run that put Manu Ma’u over in the corner along with the help of the returning Jarryd Hayne. Set up another try moments later for George Jennings. Ended the day with three try assists in Parramatta’s 34-point victory.
8. Sam Burgess (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Another player who put in his best performance of the season for his club this weekend. Ran for over 200 running metres with ball in hand, completed 30 tackles and broke through six of the opposition’s attempts.
9. Issac Luke (New Zealand Warriors)
I feel like I’ve said this six times already this season but how good is it seeing Issac Luke back to his best? Scored a try, kicked a forty/twenty, ran for 110 metres out of dummy-half and made 38 tackles as the Warriors bought the Dragons six-game winning streak to an end.
10. Tim Mannah (Parramatta Eels)
Responded to his benching in dramatic fashion. Bent back the Manly defensive line with each carry, the 30-year-old ran for 170 run metres in just 40 minutes of game time.
11. Manu Ma’u (Parramatta Eels)
Found himself on the wing at one stage as he crossed for the Eels opening try of the afternoon against Manly. Ran for over 100 run metres and was strong in defence as per usual.
12. Coen Hess (North Queensland Cowboys)
Scored a try, broke through six tackle attempts, managed two offloads – one of which led to a line break – made 27 tackles and ran for 100 metres with ball in hand.
13. Jason Taumalolo (North Queensland Cowboys)
Scored a barnstorming try to put the game in the bag for the Cows in a typical Jason Taumalolo performance. Ran for over 150 metres, broke four tackles and was the main source of the Cowboys second phase play with two offloads.
- Damien Cook (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
- Corey Norman (Parramatta Eels)
- Andrew Fifita (Cronulla Sharks)
- Ryan Matterson (Sydney Roosters)