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Briton Nikora

2nd Row

Sharks

Player Bio

Height:
185 cm
Date of Birth:
07 December 1997
Weight:
94 kg
Birthplace:
Mt Maunganui, NZ
Age:
26
Nickname:
-
Debut Club:
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Date:
15 March 2019
Opposition:
Newcastle Knights
Round:
1
Previous Club:
-
Junior Club:
Parkwood Saints
Biography:

The strong Māori back-rower graduated into the senior ranks in 2019 and made an immediate impression. An outstanding hole runner, Nikora has forged a potent partnership with halfback Nicho Hynes on the Sharks' right edge, scoring eight tries as well as making a career-high 18 line-breaks in 2023. Nikora has represented New Zealand internationally, playing a key role in the country's triumphant 2023 Pacific Championships campaign.

Career

Appearances
120
Tries
34

2024 Season

Appearances
9

Scoring

Tries
1

Attack

Line Breaks
1
Line Break Assists
3

Passing

Offloads
7

Defence

Tackles Made
349
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
73
Total Running Metres
663

Fantasy

Total Points
390
Average Points
43.3

2024 Season - By Round

Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals 1 Point Field Goals 2 Point Field Goals Points 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 Warriors Won 12 - 16 2nd Row 80 - - - - - - - 1 27 - 13 37 4 66 49 1
2 Bulldogs Won 25 - 6 2nd Row 70 - - - - - - - - 29 1 8 26 5 69 69 -
6 Rabbitohs Won 22 - 34 2nd Row 80 - - - - - - - - 30 - 13 47 - 74 74 -
7 Cowboys Won 42 - 6 2nd Row 73 - - - - - 1 - 1 29 - 12 32 3 72 66 -
8 Raiders Won 0 - 40 2nd Row 80 1 - - - 4 - 1 2 23 1 10 39 3 72 72 -
9 Dragons Won 20 - 10 2nd Row 80 - - - - - - - - 40 3 15 48 5 113 97 8
10 Storm Won 18 - 25 2nd Row 80 - - - - - - - 3 36 1 11 44 3 85 85 -
11 Roosters Won 38 - 30 2nd Row 80 - - - - - - - 1 18 - 7 33 2 52 37 -
12 Panthers Lost 0 - 42 2nd Row 80 - - - - - - - 3 23 1 8 43 12 56 56 -

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals 1 Point Field Goals 2 Point Field Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Forced Drop Outs Linebreaks Offloads Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Sharks 2019 24 12 12 - 50% 7 - - - 28 24 1.02 - 11 15 778 62 92.62% 2,209 92.00 22 1,153 48.0
Sharks 2020 16 8 8 - 50% 6 - - - 24 - - - 5 12 532 38 93.33% 1,180 73.00 14 718 44.9
Sharks 2021 22 9 13 - 41% 4 - - - 16 37 1.66 - 7 26 692 60 92.02% 1,762 80.00 20 945 43.0
Sharks 2022 24 17 7 - 71% 8 - - - 32 52 2.15 1 7 37 849 85 90.90% 1,900 79.00 19 1,173 48.9
Sharks 2023 25 14 11 - 56% 8 - - - 32 104 4.18 - 18 22 877 71 92.51% 2,567 102.00 - 1,320 52.8
Sharks 2024 9 8 1 - 89% 1 - - - 4 - - - 1 7 349 37 90.41% 663 73.00 9 390 43.3

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals 1 Point Field Goals 2 Point Field Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Forced Drop Outs Linebreaks Offloads Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Sharks 2019 2024 120 68 52 - 57% 34 - - - 136 217 1.81 1 49 119 3,806 353 91.51% 9,641 80.00 71 5,363 44.7

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