NRC: Hot Shots, Pie-Baggers – and more! – Season Wrap

The 2017 NRC regular season is done and dusted, with Minor Premiers Canberra Vikings hosting Perth Spirit, and Queensland Country taking on the Fijian Drua this weekend for a spot in the grand final. But who were the individual standouts over the nine rounds of competition?

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HOT-SHOTS

76pts = JAMES TUTTLE (Queensland Country)

64pts = WHARENUI HAWERA (Canberra Vikings)

63pts = TAYLER ADAMS (NSW Country Eagles)

56pts = APISALOME WAQATUBU (Fijian Drua)

54pts = MACK MASON (Greater Sydney Rams)

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James Tuttle slots another conversion for Queensland County – Photo: Sportography

 

PIE-BAGGERS

10 tries = FILIPO DAUGUNU (Queensland Country)

9 tries = ED FIDOW (Brisbane City)

8 tries = DUNCAN PAIA’AUA (Queensland Country)

6 tries = ANDREW READY (Brisbane City)

6 tries = ALEX GIBBON (Greater Sydney Rams)

6 tries = LATU LATUNIPULU (Sydney Rays)

Filipo Daugunu_QLD Ctry v Eagles_2017 NRC_Sportography

Filipo Daugunu on the run against the NSW Country Eagles – Photo: Sportography

 

MOST METRES

869 metres = JACK MADDOCKS (Melbourne Rising)

763 metres = TAQELE NAIYARAVORO (Greater Sydney Rams)

721 metres = ED FIDOW (Brisbane City)

629 metres = APETE DAVETA(Fijian Drua)

614 metres = FILIPO DAUGUNU (Queensland Country)

 

MOST CARRIES

142 = TOM STANIFORTH (NSW Country Eagles)

95 = JACK MADDOCKS (Melbourne Rising)

94 = ISI NAISARANI (Perth Spirit)

93 = SIONE TUIPULOTU (Melbourne Rising)

81 = JOHN STEWART (Fijian Drua)

 

MOST TACKLES

102 = TOM STANIFORTH (NSW Country Eagles)

100 = MOSESE VOKA (Fijian Drua)

90 = HAMISH STEWART (Queensland Country)

88 = PENI RAIDRE (Fijian Drua)

85 = MACLEAN JONES (NSW Country Eagles)

 

MOST TURNOVERS WON

15 = LIAM WRIGHT (Queensland Country)

12 = PENI RAIDRE (Fijian Drua)

10 = FILIPO DAUGUNU (Queensland Country)

10 = HUGH ROACH (Greater Sydney Rams)

8 = KOTONI ALE (Greater Sydney Rams)

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