Team of the Week

This time I have brought out the chalkboard and VHS recorder and will look at the best 17 players in each position for Round 13.

01. Jarryd Hayne [Eels] - 26 Hit-ups, 250 Metres Gained, 6 Tackle Breaks, 1 Try Assist
02. Kalifa Faifai-Loa [Cowboys] - 2 Tries, 17 Hit-ups, 193 Metres Gained
03. Jamie Lyon [Sea Eagles] - 2 Tries, 13 Hit-ups, 110 Metres Gained, 5 Tackle Breaks, 2 Line Breaks, 1 Try Assist
04. Blake Ayshford [Tigers] - 14 Hit-ups, 180 Metres Gained, 13 Tackle Breaks, 2 Line Breaks
05. William Hopoate [Sea Eagles] - 1 Try, 17 Hit-ups, 176 Metres Gained, 1 Line Break
06. Benji Marshall [Tigers] - 11 Hit-ups, 120 Metres Gained, 12 Tackle Breaks, 1 Line Break, 1 Line Break Assist
07. Daly Cherry-Evans [Sea Eagles] - 1 Try, 14 Hit-ups, 1 Line Break, 1 Line Break Assist, 1 Try Assist, 25 Tackles
08. Fuifui Moimoi [Eels] - 1 Try, 16 Hit-ups, 102 Metres Gained, 2 Offloads, 1 Line Break, 21 Tackles
09. Cameron smith [Storm] - 1 Try, 16 Hit-ups, 110 Metres Gained, 5 Tackle Breaks, 1 Line Break, 48 Tackles
10. George Rose [Sea Eagles] - 1 Try, 10 Hit-ups, 102 Metres Gained, 2 Offloads, 1 Line Break, 21 Tackles
11. Tariq Sims [Cowboys] - 2 Tries, 126 Metres Gained, 2 Offloads, 8 Tackle Breaks, 3 Line Breaks, 1 Try Assist, 29 Tackles
12. Alex Glenn [Broncos] - 2 Tries, 14 Hit-ups, 114 Metres Gained, 1 Line Break, 27 Tackles
13. Corey Parker [Broncos] - 1 Try, 21 Hit-ups, 159 Metres Gained, 2 Offloads, 8 Tackle Breaks, 1 Line Break, 47 Tackles

Interchange:

14. Aidan Guerra [Roosters] - 1 Try, 14 Hit-ups, 113 Metres Gained, 6 Tackles Breaks, 1 Line Break, 24 Tackles
15. Liam Fulton [Tigers] - 1 Try, 14 Hit-ups, 1 Line Break, 39 Tackles
16. Jesse Bromwich [Storm] - 1 Try, 11 Hit-ups, 1 Line Break, 34 Tackles
17. Antonio Kaufusi [Knights] - 1 Try, 14 Hit-ups, 128 Metres Gained, 1 Line Break

Player of the Week:

Tariq Sims [Cowboys] - 2 Tries, 126 Metres Gained, 2 Offloads, 8 Tackle Breaks, 3 Line Breaks, 1 Try Assist, 29 Tackles

Offensive Player of the Week:

Tariq Sims [Cowboys] - 2 Tries, 126 Metres Gained, 2 Offloads, 8 Tackle Breaks, 3 Line Breaks, 1 Try Assist, 29 Tackles

Defensive Player of the Week:

Nathan Hindmarsh [Eels] - 71 Tackles, 1 Missed Tackle, 2 Ineffective Tackles

Multiple Team of the Week award winners [3 times +]:

7 times - Paul Gallen
6 times - Johnathan Thurston
5 times - Adian Tolman
4 times - Luke Bailey, Mark Gasnier and Benji Marshall
3 times - Ben Matulino, Billy Slater, Jamie Buher, Michael Gordon, Trent Merrin, Corey Payne, Lewis Brown, Luke Douglas, Jason Nightingale, Corey Parker, Kalifa Faifai-Loa, Jarryd Hayne and William Hopoate

Seeing though Round 13 is halfway through the NRL season, I have sat down in my comfy office chair at the Team of the Week headquarters and gone through each NRL game and come up with the Team of the Year....so far.

01. Billy Slater [Storm] - 3 times
02. Jason Nightingale [Dragons] - 3 times
03. Mark Gasnier [Dragons] - 4 times
04. Shaun Kenny-Dowall [Roosters] - 1 time
05. Akulia Uate [Knights] - 2 times
06. Benji Marshall [Tigers] - 4 times
07. Johnathan Thurston [Cowboys] - 6 times
08. Aiden Tolman [Bulldogs] - 5 times
09. Cameron Smith [Storm] - 4 times
10. Matthew Scott [Cowboys] - 2 times
11. Ben Creagh [Dragons] - 1 time
12. Anthony Watmough [Sea Eagles] - 2 times
13. Paul Gallen [Sharks] - 7 times

Interchange:

14. Trent Merrin [Dragons] - 3 times
15. Ben Matulino [Warriors] - 3 times
16. Jon Green [Dragons] - 1  time
17. Adam Woolnough [Storm] - 2 times

Player of the Year [so far]:

Paul Gallen [Sharks]

Offensive Player of the Year [so far]:

Billy Slater [Storm]

Defensive Player of the Year [so far]:

Cameron Smith [Storm]

Most dominant display so far in 2011:

Ben Barba [Bulldogs] in Round 07 - 2 Tries, 12 Hit-ups, 211 Metres Gained, 7 Tackle Breaks, 4 Line Breaks, 1 Line Break Assist, 2 Try Assists

Most dominant offensive display so far in 2011:

Ben Barba [Bulldogs] in Round 07 - 2 Tries, 12 Hit-ups, 211 Metres Gained, 7 Tackle Breaks, 4 Line Breaks, 1 Line Break Assist, 2 Try Assists

Most dominant defensive display so far in 2011:

Shaun Fensom [Raiders] in Round 11 - 75 Tackles, 1 Missed, 5 Ineffective Tackles

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