Numbers: Ponga's versatility and Barnett's work rate

These are the numbers that matter.

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

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Kalyn Ponga tackle breaks.

Whether he’s saving tries or setting them up, Ponga is making a difference.

He produced a brilliant hit on Clint Gutherson to deny him in the corner and later ran him down to deny him twice.

He then put it on the boot to play a role in Shaun Kenny-Dowall’s try.

He finished the game with 90 run metres.

44

Tackles by David Klemmer.

He was the equal highest on the count alongside Eels hooker Reed Mahoney.

Klemmer also topped the run metres with 146.

74 metres post-contact.

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Mitch Barnett tries.

He also set one up. 

And he made 42 tackles.