Key stats and where we rank after five weeks

How the nib Newcastle Knights rank in the stats after five rounds. 

POST CONTACT METRES

David Klemmer leads the competition with 336 post-contact metres this season.

RUN METRES

David Klemmer is fourth in the competition with 909 metres.

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck leads with 1001 metres to start the season but Klemmer is the leading forward with Paul Vaughan Next closest with 843 metres.

Josh McGuire is second on 297.

TACKLE BREAKS

Jesse Ramien is third on 28 with only James Tedesco (30) and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (35) in front of him.

SUPPORT PLAY

The Rabbitohs lead the competition on 715 support runs, while the Tigers are just ahead of us in second spot on 691 and the Knights sit third on 673.

TACKLES

The Bulldogs lead the tackle count with 1,798 tackles in 2019.

The Knights sit second with 1,785.

MISSED TACKLES

The Knights are third on 187 misses this season.

The Panthers (201) and Broncos (193) are first and second, respectively.

Sione Mata’utia has the third most misses on 25, behind James Maloney (28) and James Fisher-Harris (27).

HANDLING ERRORS

The Roosters lead the competition with 50. Followed by the Eels on 43, Sharks on 42 and Raiders on 40.

The Knights rank 12th on handling errors with 30 for the season.