Leagueunlimited.com player of the
year awards, round 15

Their respective teams may not be travelling that well on the competition ladder, but Sharks' skipper Brett Kimmorley and Eels' back rower Nathan Hindmarsh head up our leader board here at Leagueunlimited.com. Following a standout performance for his side on the weekend, Hindmarsh joins Kimmorley on 17 points, two points clear of the field.

Darren Lockyer (Broncos) and Paul Rauhihi (Cowboys) scored top marks to bolt into contention on 15 points. They are joined by Andrew Walker (Sea Eagles) who picked up two points. Last year?s winner Matt Orford, also on 15 points, remains in sight of the front runners.

The Leagueunlimited.com players of the match are decided by our live score updaters and tallied here each week on Mondays Expert?s NRL wrap.

NRL wrap round 15

ROOSTERS 48 Tries: Fittler 2, Cross 2, Byrne, Minichiello, Walker, Webb Goals: Fitzgibbon 3/4, Walker 5/5 defeated KNIGHTS 4 Tries: Tahu Goals: Gidley 0/1 Aussie Stadium, Crowd: 11,769 Referee: Paul Simpkins Video Referee: Chris Ward Touch Judges: Pat Reynolds, Paul Kalina Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - B Fittler (Roosters) 2 - R Cross (Roosters) 1 - A Minichiello (Roosters)

BULLDOGS 24 Tries: Harris, Lolesi, Asotasi, O'Meley Goals: El Masri 4/4 defeated RAIDERS 20 Tries: Graham 2, Schifcofske Goals: Gafa 4/5 ExpressAdvocate Stadium, Crowd: 10,473 Referee: Tim Mander Video Referee: Graeme West Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Jason Weinstein Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - B Sherwin (Bulldogs) 2 - M O'Meley (Bulldogs) 1 - P Graham (Raiders)

SEA EAGLES 30 Tries: Hicks 2, Donald, Williamson, Walker Goals: Walker 5/6 defeated by RABBITOHS 34 Tries: Hookey 2, Fa'alogo, Walker, MacDougall, Hall Goals: Williams 5/6 Brookvale Oval, Crowd: 9,864 Referee: Shayne Hayne Video Referee: Mick Stone Touch Judges: Paul Holland, Steve Nash Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - J Williams (Rabbitohs) 2 - A Walker (Sea Eagles) 1 - L Hookey (Rabbitohs)

EELS 24 Tries: McKinnon, Burt, Graham, Widders. Goals: Burt 4/4 defeated by BRONCOS 34 Tries: Mcguire, Hunt, De vere, Smith x 2, Frawley. Goals: De vere 5/6 Parramatta Stadium, Crowd: 10,147 Referee: Jason Robinson Video Referee: Stephen Clark Touch Judges: Luke Bugden, Allen Foster Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - D Lockyer (Broncos) 2 - K Hunt (Broncos) 1 - N Hindmarsh (Eels)

WARRIORS 26 Tries: Toopi 2, Tuimavave, V Anderson, Fa'afili, Villasanti Goals: Hohaia 0/3, Webb 1/3 defeated by COWBOYS 28 Tries: Sing 2, Myles, Sweeney Goals: Hannay 6/9 Ericsson Stadium, Crowd: 6,793 Referee: Matt Cecchin Video Referee: Chris Ward Touch Judges: David Abood, Jeff Younis Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - P Rauhihi (Cowboys) 2 - K Campion (Cowboys) 1 - C Toopi (Warriors)

SHARKS 12 Tries: Bird, Sullivan Goals: Hilder 2/2 defeated by PANTHERS 32 Tries: Wesser, Priddis, Pritchard, Roberts, Rooney, Waterhouse Goals: Roberts 4/6 Toyota Park, Crowd: 11,587 Referee: Tony Archer Video Referee: Steve Carrall Touch Judges: Russell Turner, Peter Sciberras Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - F Pritchard (Panthers) 2 - A Roberts (Panthers) 1 - D Nutley (Sharks)

DRAGONS 50 Tries: Gasnier 4, Cooper, Sims, Creagh, Young, Riddell Goals: Head 7/9 defeated WESTS TIGERS 0 Tries: Goals: Oki Kogarah Jubilee Stadium, Crowd: 16,915 Referee: Sean Hampstead Video Referee: Tim Mander Touch Judges: Steve Chiddy, Steve Lyons Leagueunlimited.com players of the match: 3 - M Gasnier (Dragons) 2 - D Young (Dragons) 1 - M Head (Dragons)

THE LEADER BOARD Leagueunlimited.com Player of the Year Tally

17 points N Hindmarsh (Eels), B Kimmorley (Sharks)

15 points D Lockyer (Broncos), M Orford (Storm), P Rauhihi (Cowboys), A Walker (Sea Eagles)

13 points D Buderus (Knights), B Finch (Roosters)

12 points M Head (Dragons), R Wiki (Raiders)

11 points R Kearns (Storm), D Nutley (Sharks)

10 points K Gidley (Knights), B Hodgson (Tigers)

9 points S Price (Bulldogs), L Thompson (Dragons), B Sherwin (Bulldogs)

8 points P Campbell (Panthers), C Gower (Panthers), M O'Meley (Bulldogs), L Priddis (Panthers), C Schifcofske (Raiders)

7 points A Dykes (Eels), A Morley (Roosters), A Roberts (Panthers), M Sullivan (Sharks)

6 points S Berrigan (Broncos), M Cooper (Dragons), B Fittler (Roosters), S Prince (Tigers), J Skandalis (Tigers), W Tonga (Bulldogs), J Williams (Rabbitohs)

5 points P Civoniceva (Broncos), B Fletcher (Rabbitohs), P Gallen (Sharks), K Hunt (Broncos), W Mason (Bulldogs), T Puletua (Panthers), A Ryan (Bulldogs), S Sattler (Tigers), S Timmins (Dragons)

4 points M Bowen (Cowboys), L Burt (Eels), C Fitzgibbon (Roosters), M Gasnier (Dragons), S Jones (Warriors), B Kennedy (Knights), A Minichiello (Roosters), G Morrison (Cowboys), B Slater (Storm), G Tallis (Broncos), J Thurston (Bulldogs), S Webcke (Broncos), D Young (Dragons)

3 points D Abraham (Knights), T Barrett (Dragons), B Berrigan (Broncos), T Carroll (Broncos), N Catic (Roosters), M Crocker (Roosters), H Fa'afili (Warriors), S Faumuina (Warriors), C Flannery (Roosters), J Hannay (Cowboys), A Harrison (Rabbitohs), L Hookey (Rabbitohs), W Koopu (Warriors), M Lang (Panthers), L Macdougall (Rabbitohs), M McLinden (Raiders), J Morris (Eels), T Norton (Cowboys), R O'Davis (Knights), R O'Hara (Raiders), L Patten (Bulldogs), A Payne (Cowboys), F Pritchard (Panthers), D Senter (Tigers), C Sheppard (Cowboys), C Smith (Storm), P Stephenson (Sea Eagles), D Widders (Eels), L Williamson (Sea Eagles)

2 points L Bailey (Dragons), M Beetham (Warriors), P Bowman (Cowboys), K Campion (Cowboys), J Cayless (Roosters), N Cayless (Eels), L Covell (Tigers), B Creagh (Dragons), R Cross (Roosters), M De Vere (Broncos), I Hindmarsh (Raiders), J Hodges (Roosters), L Hohaia (Warriors), B Hornby (Dragons), A Johns (Knights), B Kite (Dragons), A Laffranchi (Tigers), E Lauaki (Warriors), A Lomu (Sharks), A Macdougall (Rabbitohs), R Mears (Tigers), J Monaghan (Raiders), J Mullane (Sea Eagles), J Perry (Knights), W Peters (Rabbitohs), A Quinn (Knights), B Stewart (Sea Eagles), T Tahu (Knights), W Tillott (Rabbitohs), A Torrens (Sea Eagles), T Waterhouse (Panthers), A Watmough (Sea Eagles), R Wesser (Panthers)

1 point B Anasta (Bulldogs), V Anderson (Warriors), D Cooper (Storm), J Crocker (Raiders), L Davico (Raiders), S Donald (Sea Eagles), B Drew (Raiders), H El Masri (Bulldogs), N Fien (Cowboys), J Galuvao (Panthers), R Girdler (Panthers), A Guttenbeil (Warriors), P Graham (Raiders), D Halatau (Tigers), C Hall (Knights), D Heckenberg (Sea Eagles), C Hicks (Sea Eagles), S Hill (Storm), J Hopoate (Sea Eagles), S Kearney (Storm), D Kidwell (Storm), M King (Storm), B Marshall (Tigers), V Mellars (Warriors), J Ryles (Dragons), S Simpson (Knights), C Stapleton (Eels), B Stuart (Sea Eagles), N Sweeney (Cowboys), M Tony (Broncos), C Toopi (Warriors), C Walker (Roosters), B Watts (Rabbitohs), A Woolnough (Knights), D Williams (Storm), SB Williams (Bulldogs), T Williams (Cowboys)