NSW TEAM OF THE WEEK | Round 9

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 –  Alex Johnston
Club: South Sydney Rabbitohs; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

Two try-assists, three line-breaks, one line-break assist, four tackle-breaks, one offload, 11 runs, 146 total run metres.

2 –  Nick Cotric
Club: Canberra Raiders; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 0.

One try, two line-breaks, ten tackle-breaks, 10 runs, 106 total run metres.

3 –  Euan Aitken
Club: St George Illawarra Dragons; Origin appearances: 18; 2018 TOTW selections: 3.

Two tries, two line-breaks, six tackle-breaks, one offload, 15 tackles, 12 runs, 110 total run metres.

4 –  William Hopoate
Club: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs; Origin appearances: 5; 2018 TOTW selections: 2.

One try-assist, one line-break, two tackle-breaks, one offload, 16 tackles, 17 runs, 230 total run metres.

5 –  Josh Addo-Carr (C)
Club: Melbourne Storm; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 5.

Three tries, five line-breaks, six tackle-breaks, 16 runs, 198 total run metres.

6 –  Cody Walker
Club: South Sydney Rabbitohs; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

One try, one line-break, one line-break assist, three tackle-breaks, two offloads, 19 tackles, 13 runs.

7 –  Chad Townsend
Club: Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

One try, one try-assist, two tackle-breaks, 16 tackles, 10 points. 

8 –  Ryan James
Club: Gold Coast Titans; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 2.

One try, three tackle-breaks, two offloads, 50 tackles, 11 runs, 100 total run metres.

9 –  Damien Cook
Club: South Sydney Rabbitohs; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 3.

One try, one line-break, four tackle-breaks, 39 tackles, 8 runs, 119 total run metres.

10 –  David Klemmer
Club: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs; Origin appearances: 9; 2018 TOTW selections: 7.

One tackle-break, 23 tackles, 14 runs, 152 total run metres.

11 –  Lachlan Fitzgibbon
Club: Newcastle Knights; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 3.

One try, one line-break, four tackle-breaks, 37 tackles inc. 0 missed tackles, 10 runs, 104 total run metres.

12 –  Boyd Cordner
Club: Sydney Roosters; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 1.

One tackle break, 32 tackles, 13 runs, 113 total run metres.

13 –  Jake Trbojevic
Club: Manly Warringah Sea Eagles; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 4.

Two line-breaks, two tackle-breaks, one offload, 32 tackles, 25 runs, 211 total run metres.

INTERCHANGE

14 –  Cameron McInnes
Club: St George Illawarra Dragons; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 2.

One try, one line-break, three tackle-breaks, 29 tackles, 7 runs, 46 total run metres.

15 –  Jack de Belin 
Club: St George Illawarra Dragons; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 6.

One tackle-break, three offloads, 31 tackles inc. 0 missed tackles, 13 runs, 131 total run metres.

16 – James Tamou
Club: Penrith Panthers; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 0.

Three tackle-breaks, two offloads, 29 tackles, 15 runs, 136 total run metres.

17 –  Victor Radley
Club: Sydney Roosters; Origin appearances: 0; 2018 TOTW selections: 0.

Two tackle-breaks, one offload, 37 tackles, 8 runs, 68 total run metres.

Statistics courtesy of League Live / NRL Stats.