Named Players' Player in Round 5, fullback Brendan Elliot impressed in his return from injury against the reigning premiers.

Called on in defence to make crucial tackles more than once, Elliot also blew the contest wide open in the second half as he ran 90 metres from a scrum to score a great solo try.

STATS

. 80 minutes
. 10 runs
. 137 metres
. 10 tackles
. 77 per cent tackle accuracy
. 2 tackle breaks
. 1 line break
. 1 try