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Player Bio

Height:
184 cm
Weight:
92 kg
Age:
20
Date of Birth:
30 March 1998
Birthplace:
Port Hedland, WA
Nickname:
KP
Debut Club:
North Queensland Cowboys
Opposition:
Brisbane Broncos
Date:
16 September 2016
Round:
-
Previous Club:
North Queensland Cowboys
Junior Club:
Souths Mackay, Easts Tigers Brisbane
Biography:

The 2018 Danny Buderus medal winner, Ponga enjoyed a breakout season last year.

Earning his Queensland State of Origin debut, the livewire has the ability to play fullback or five-eighth.

Ponga was born in Port Hedland, WA but is a Mackay junior.

He made his NRL debut for the North Queensland Cowboys in 2016 and played nine games with the side across two seasons.

A speedster with cunning footwork, his ability to beat defenders is one of his strong attributes.

Ponga is signed with the Knights until the end of 2021.

Career

Appearances
29
Tries
9

2018 Season

Appearances
20

Scoring

Tries
6
Goals
27

Kicking

Goal Conversion Rate

Attack

Try Assists
11
Line Breaks
12
Tackle Breaks
140

Passing

Receipts
699

Defence

Tackles Made
105
Missed Tackles
42
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
141.9
Total Running Metres
2837

Fantasy

Total Points
1048
Average Points
52.4

2018 Season - By Round

2018 Season - By Round
Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Hit Up Running Metres Kick Return Metres
1 Sea Eagles Won 19 - 18 Fullback 89 1 3 10 1 - - 1 12 20 - 36 5 1 110 - 18
2 Raiders Won 28 - 30 Fullback 80 - 5 10 - - 2 - 5 22 - 24 3 5 137 - 55
3 Roosters Lost 38 - 8 Fullback 80 - 2 4 - - - 1 9 28 - 40 2 3 170 - 47
4 Dragons Lost 30 - 12 Fullback 80 - 2 4 - - 1 - 10 26 1 43 4 2 169 - 78
5 Broncos Won 15 - 10 Fullback 80 - 3 6 49 - 1 - 5 66 - 41 7 3 223 - 99
6 Storm Lost 40 - 14 Fullback 80 - 1 2 - - 2 1 7 10 1 32 4 3 80 - 20
7 Wests Tigers Won 20 - 22 Fullback 80 - 1 2 6 1 1 2 9 37 - 28 7 3 107 - 68
8 Sea Eagles Won 12 - 18 Fullback 80 - - - 62 - 1 - 11 41 - 36 2 2 131 - 38
9 Rabbitohs Lost 18 - 36 Fullback 80 - - - 165 - 1 - - 27 3 44 2 2 138 - 50
10 Panthers Lost 18 - 29 Fullback 80 1 - 4 103 1 - - 5 37 1 37 8 2 156 - 68
11 Titans Lost 33 - 26 Fullback 80 1 - 4 - - - 2 12 14 - 21 5 - 210 - 125
12 Sharks Lost 10 - 48 Fullback 66 - - - 30 - - - 4 21 - 27 8 4 89 - 12
13 Eels Won 4 - 30 Fullback 80 - 5 10 210 1 1 - 9 37 1 54 4 3 168 - 56
14 Roosters Lost 16 - 18 Fullback 80 1 4 12 179 1 - - 5 27 - 42 3 1 144 - 70
15 Storm Lost 10 - 28 Fullback 80 1 1 6 80 - - 2 13 40 1 43 4 1 208 - 62
16 Bulldogs Lost 16 - 36 Fullback 14 - - - 72 - - - 1 4 - 11 1 - 17 - 5
20 Cowboys Lost 20 - 18 Fullback 80 - - - 48 1 - 1 7 37 1 31 9 2 180 - 24
21 Wests Tigers Lost 16 - 25 Fullback 80 1 - 4 148 2 - 1 4 40 1 44 4 1 163 - 58
22 Warriors Lost 20 - 4 Fullback 80 - - - 78 - - 1 6 22 1 35 5 2 149 - 30
23 Panthers Won 12 - 20 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 66 - 1 - 6 24 - 30 18 2 78 - -

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Cowboys 2016 2 1 1 - 50% - - - - - - - - 1 28 4 1 75.00% 235 117.55 27 47 23.5
Cowboys 2017 7 - - - - 3 - 12 32 4.57 - - - 8 153 19 8 64.04% 879 125.57 - 290 41.4
Knights 2018 20 7 13 - 35% 6 27 78 1,295 64.77 69.23% 7 11 12 699 105 42 67.44% 2,837 141.88 990 1,048 52.4

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Try Assists Linebreaks Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Knights 2018 2018 20 7 13 - - 6 27 78 1,295 64.77 69.23% 11 12 - 105 42 - 2,837 141.00 990 1,048 52.4
Cowboys 2016 2017 9 3 6 - - 3 - 12 32 3.52 - - 9 - 23 9 - 1,113 123.00 440 339 37.7

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