Sione Mata'utia continued his recent good form with a commanding performance in the second row, being named Players' Player as well as in the NRL Team of the Week.
While some eyebrows were raised from fans when the teamsheet came out for Round 17, Mata'utia's switch to the forwards proved a masterstroke from Nathan Brown.
His physicality and stamina saw him rack up more metres than any other forward except for the impressive Robbie Rochow, while he also ranked third for tackles completed.
. 80 minutes
. 15 runs
. 142 metres
. 29 tackles
. 1 tackle bust
. 90.5% tackle accuracy