Player news from R8 of 2015: Newcastle vs North Qld

Tyrone Roberts (66/70): Converted 4 conversions of 4 attempts attempts at goal… on the attacking side of the ball, managed an try assist, an line break, 4 tackle breaks and 2 offloads… 19 tackles… gained 82 run metres on his feet with 89… 2 missed tackles and an error

Chris Houston (60/81): Crossed the line for a try… 44 tackles… covered 50 run metres on the ground with 105… 4 missed tackles and an error

Tariq Sims (49/60): Without the ball, delivered 6 1-on-1 tackles… 34 tackles… covered 133 run metres on the ground with 105… 3 missed tackles

Korbin Sims (49/55): In attack, worked for an line break, 4 tackle breaks and an offload… 25 tackles… gained 129 run metres on his feet with 108… 2 missed tackles

Kade Snowden (46/48): 30 tackles… covered 121 run metres on the ground with 110

Akuila Uate (45/54): Scored a try… when in attack, racked up an line break, 3 tackle breaks and an offload… covered 212 run metres on the ground with 100

Joseph Leilua (43/60): Crossed for a try… in attack, registered an line break, 5 tackle breaks and an offload… gained 134 run metres on his feet with 111… 3 errors. Copped a knock at 75m.

Adam Clydsdale (36/35): 36 tackles

Sione Mata’utia (34/41): Went in for a try… on the attacking side of the ball, worked for 3 tackle breaks and an offload… gained 159 run metres on his feet with 98… 3 missed tackles and an error

Jeremy Smith (33/40): Without the ball, worked for 4 1-on-1 tackles… 29 tackles… gained 67 run metres on his feet with 98

David Fa’alogo (27/31): 20 tackles… covered 79 run metres on the ground with 102

Jack Stockwell (24/34): 22 tackles… gained 67 run metres on his feet with 105

Dane Gagai (21/26): On offence, managed 2 tackle breaks and an offload… 11 tackles… covered 89 run metres on the ground with 94… 2 missed tackles and an error

Jarrod Mullen (19/30): Ruled out after HT with a head knock… 4 missed tackles

Kurt Gidley (14/31): On defence, delivered 6 1-on-1 tackles and 1 kicks defused… 22 tackles… covered 85 run metres on the ground with 86… 5 missed tackles and 4 errors

Tyler Randell (14/16): 13 tackles

James McManus (10/27): Covered 119 run metres on the ground with 92

Michael Morgan (74/63): Scored a try… in attack, registered an try assist, an line break, an line break assist, 7 tackle breaks and an offload… 23 tackles… covered 83 run metres on the ground with 95… 2 errors

Scott Bolton (63/77): Scored a try… on offence, registered an line break and 2 tackle breaks… 35 tackles… ran 110 times for 140 run metres

Gavin Cooper (57/54): On the attacking side of the ball, racked up 4 tackle breaks… 33 tackles… covered 142 run metres on the ground with 106

Ray Thompson (54/54): 36 tackles… covered 96 run metres on the ground with 85

Ethan Lowe (50/56): When in defence, contributed with 4 1-on-1 tackles… 38 tackles… covered 134 run metres on the ground with 102… 2 missed tackles

Justin O’Neill (49/86): Went in for 2 tries… in attack, accumulated 2 line breaks and 3 tackle breaks… gained 143 run metres on his feet with 95

Matthew Scott (48/48): With ball in hand, managed an tackle break and 2 offloads… 26 tackles… gained 150 run metres on his feet with 108

Johnathan Thurston (43/80): Registered 3 conversions of 5 attempts with the boot… on the attacking side of the ball, racked up 2 try assists, 2 line break assists, 2 tackle breaks and an offload… 17 tackles… ran 85 times for 74 run metres… 4 missed tackles and 3 errors

James Tamou (38/49): Anzac Day medallist… 27 tackles… ran 113 times for 177 run metres… 3 missed tackles

Kane Linnett (36/36): Going forward, managed 4 tackle breaks… 13 tackles… ran 100 times for 137 run metres

Lachlan Coote (34/51): Went over for a try… 11 tackles… covered 143 run metres on the ground with 85… 5 missed tackles and an error. Knee knock at 50m.

Tautau Moga (32/28): In attack, worked for an try assist, an line break assist, an tackle break and an offload… 10 tackles… ran 102 times for 122 run metres

Ben Hannant (18/27): When in defence, was credited with 3 1-on-1 tackles… 20 tackles… covered 80 run metres on the ground with 107… 3 missed tackles and an error

Antonio Winterstein (10/31): Ran 96 times for 74 run metres

John Asiata (9/16): Covered 67 run metres on the ground with 108

Jason Taumalolo (4/2): Knee injury in the first minute or two… looked bad

Jake Granville (-1/-1): Off with concussion after the first few minutes