Power Rankings: Round 23

In 2019, newcastleknights.com.au will be awarding our own 3, 2, 1 each week.

We’ll keep tally as we rank the performances of our troops throughout the season.

Here’s how the nib Newcastle Knights looked after Round 23:

3 - Mitch Barnett

The backrower tried in a game where his team were dismantled by the Wests Tigers.

He ran for 153 metres and 57 post-contact.

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He made three tackles breaks and 26 tackles.

2 - David Klemmer

He ran for 111 metres with 50 post-contact.

He played 57 minutes with two tackle breaks and made 38 tackles.

1 - Bradman Best

The rookie did well in his first outing in the NRL.

Not looking out of place, the physical back lined up on the wing although he is usually found in the centres.

On a difficult night, Best ran for 122 metres with 13 uses of the ball and 50 metres post-contact.  

The people’s power rankings:

In Round 22 you voted Kalyn Ponga 3, Mitch Pearce 2 and Sione Mata'utia 1.

Cast your vote for Round 23 below: