These are the numbers that matter.
While stats can't tell you everything, they do paint a very telling picture.
While the nib Newcastle knights fell to North Queensland on Friday night, there were plenty of troops who stood up and dug deep.
Despite the loss, the numbers prove the future is bright.
The amount of tackles Lachlan Fitzgibbon made on Friday night.
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Not only did he top the tackle count for his team but made the most of any player on the field.
Jake Granville made the second most with 36.
The number of line breaks Fitzgibbon made. He was tied with Cowboys winger Justin O'Neill for most in the game.
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It was also the number of tries he scored.
Jack Cogger clocked up two-try assists and two-line breaks in one of his best performances to date.
The amount of metres Kalyn Ponga ran.
He topped the metres gained for the Knights with his 18 uses of the ball.
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The number of tackle breaks Ponga had.
It was the most of the game with the fullback beating Fitzgibbon who finished with six.
The number of post-contact metres Shaun Kenny-Dowall made.
The winger was aggressive, as always, with his kick returns.
Both Mitch Barnett and Kalyn Ponga finished with 37.