NSW TEAM OF THE WEEK | Rd 5

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NSW TEAM OF THE WEEK | Rd 5

Each week of the NRL season, the NSWRL.com.au staff writers will have their say on the round's best performing New South Welshmen. These are based entirely on the opinions of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSWRL or the selection process for the Brydens Lawyers NSW Blues. Captaincy is awarded based on that week’s on-field performance and is not based on club captaincy or leadership qualities.

1 –  James Tedesco
Club: Sydney Roosters Origin appearances: 4; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

One try, one line-break, six tackle-breaks, three offloads, 15 hit-ups, 153 total metres.

2 –  Blake Ferguson
Club: Sydney Roosters; Origin appearances: 7; 2018 TOTW selections: 3.

One try-assist, one tackle-break, one offload, 17 hit-ups, 169 total metres.

3 –  Jarrod Croker
Club: Canberra Raiders; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 0.

Two tries, one line-break, two tackle-breaks, 18 points. 

4 –  Joey Leilua
Club: Canberra Raiders; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

Two tries, two line-breaks, four tackle-breaks, 11 hit-ups, 118 total metres.

5 –  Josh Mansour
Club: Penrith Panthers; Origin appearances: 3; 2018 TOTW selections: 2.

One try, one line-break, five tackle-breaks, 18 hit-ups, 182 total metres.

6 –  Luke Keary
Club: Sydney Roosters; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 2.

Three try-assists, one line-break assist, 21 tackles. 

7 –  Luke Brooks (C)
Club: Wests Tigers; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 0.

One try-assist, two line-breaks, eight tackle-breaks, one line-break assist, one offload, 311 kick-metres.

8 –  Paul Vaughan
Club: St George Illawarra Dragons; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

Two tackle-breaks, 23 tackles, 14 hit-ups, 135 total metres.

9 –  Damien Cook
Club: South Sydney Rabbitohs ; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

Six tackle-breaks, one line-break, three offloads, 38 tackles, 117 total metres.

10 –  Regan Campbell-Gillard 
Club: Penrith Panthers; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

Two tackle-breaks, one offload, 29 tackles, hit-ups, 68 total metres.

11 –  Boyd Cordner
Club: Sydney Roosters; Origin appearances: 9; 2018 TOTW selections: 0.

Three tackle-breaks, one offload, 24 tackles, 17 hit-ups, 183 total metres.

12 –  Ryan Matterson
Club: Sydney Roosters; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 0.

Two tries, two tackle-breaks, two offloads, 41 tackles, 11 hit-ups, 85 total metres.

13 –  Jack de Belin
Club: St George Illawarra Dragons; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 2.

Four tackle-breaks, two offloads, 21 tackles, 20 hit-ups, 155 total metres.

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14 –  David Klemmer
Club: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs; Origin appearances: 9; 2018 TOTW selections: 3.

Three tackle-breaks, one offload, 29 tackles, 18 hit-ups, 193 total metres.

15 –  Nathan Brown
Club: Parramatta Eels; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 2.

Four tackle-breaks, one offload, 48 tackles inc. 0 missed tackles, 17 hit-ups, 135 total metres.

16 –  Lachlan Fitzgibbon
Club: Newcastle Knights; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 0.

One try, nine tackle-breaks, two line-breaks, 26 tackles, 8 hit-ups, 116 total metres.

17 –  Tariq Sims
Club: St George Illawarra Dragons; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

Two tackle-breaks, 27 tackles, 9 hit-ups, 100 total metres.

Statistics courtesy of League Live.