Numbers: Barnett ups intensity, Ponga in usual style

These are the numbers that matter.

While stats can't tell you everything, they do paint a very telling picture.

Following our golden point loss to the Dragons, these are the key stats. 


Most tackles in the match made by Mitch Barnett at 92% efficiency.

He notched up one more than Manly's Jake Trbojevich.

Knights stunned by Manly

In the starting lineup, Barnett spent all 80 minutes on field and not only pulled his weight defensively but also crossed over for a try.


The number of running metres made by Kalyn Ponga and the most for the match.

'We need to be far better than that'

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In his usual style, the Knights fullback weaved his way around a stack of defenders on a number of occasions.

Ponga also helped guide a team mate to the line and pulled off 6 tackle breaks.

Addin Fonau-Blake was the next closet at 159.

Best and Sasagi dominate in Manly annihilation


Despite a disappointing loss, the Knights maintained a majority of the possession.


This was the number of kick metres by the Knights.

Manly only had 153.