The kick by Chad Townsend and ensuing chase in the 57th minute of the round 11 match against Manly was this week’s CrownBet High Performance Stat of the Week.
Townsend receives the ball and kicks from the halfway line, with the ball landing 12m out from the try line and 10m in from touch.
The ball traveled 45m on the fly and pulled up just short of the Manly try line.
With an average kick chase (peak) velocity of 7.8 m/s, Holmes, Bird, Lewis and Townsend ensure the Manly winger is trapped in the corner, starting their set 10m out from their try line.
With the game in the balance, locked at 12-all, this was a great kick by Townsend and a crucial play in the battle for field position.
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